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BlackBerry Lost Nearly $1 Billion In The Last Quarter

BlackBerry’s stunningly rapid decline is not over. Just eight months ago the company launched a new software platform and phones that it hoped would turn around its business, unveiling the BB10 operating system and Z10 smartphones. The sleek devices and clever platform were center stage at a swanky …

Stocks fall as shutdown fears escalate

Stocks fell Friday as speculation swirled about a possible federal government shutdown and fresh questions arose about a sluggish economy.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average fell 70.06 points, or 0.5%, to 15,258.24 and the Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 6.92 points, or 0.4%, to 1,691.75. The …

BlackBerry reports large second quarter loss

Downbeat financial results generally track preliminary results announced last week<p>Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry reported a major net second quarter loss Friday and said it is burning cash at a higher rate as it moves to execute a tentative deal that could take the company private.<p>Revenue …

Apple hires Nike FuelBand designer Ben Shaffer; Cupertino's wearable can't be far behind

A month after after poaching fitness expert and Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik, Apple has added another former Nike employee to its ranks. Cupertino has reportedly hired Ben Shaffer, who served the sneaker brand as Studio Director of the Innovation Kitchen. In this role, Shaffer helped …

Google introduces the biggest algorithm change in three years

Marking Google's 15th birthday, Hummingbird is the biggest change to the inner workings of the world's most popular search engine since Google's "Caffeine" update in 2010, which sped up Google's indexing of sites and delivery of search results.<p>The Hummingbird update focuses more on Google's …

Fashism, an Ashton Kutcher-backed social fashion startup, shuts down

Fashism, a New York-based mobile and web community for fashionistas, is closing its digital doors.<p>On Friday, the startup, which is backed by Ashton …

Samsung: We’ve been making gold phones longer than Apple has been making phones

With Apple’s new gold iPhone 5s getting the most attention of any of the new colorful iPhones it released earlier this month, Samsung wants you to know that it isn’t copying Apple with its new gold Galaxy S4.<p>In a blog post on its official Samsung Tomorrow blog titled, “Golden History of Samsung …

Former Microsoftie And Googler Lucovsky Leaves VMware For New Project, No Word On Chairs Thrown

VMware VP of Engineering Mark Lucovsky is leaving the virtualization giant for a ‘new chapter’ he’s referring to as ‘#nine’ on Twitter. Lucovsky has been with VMware for around four years and before that held positions at Google and Microsoft.<p>VMware told GigaOm that “during his more than four years …