Apple partner ARM acquires graphics software firm Geomerics
13 Dec 2013, 10:28 am
In a bid to bolster the graphics capability of its low-power processors, ARM on Friday announced the acquisition of Geomerics, makers of realtime lighting effects technology used in PC and console gaming.
As shares of Apple continue to trade higher, Evercore Partners on Friday upped its price target for AAPL stock to $700, citing what the firm called "rejuvenated momentum" seen from recent iPhone and iPad product refreshes.
As Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC gets set to ramp up production on its 20-nanometer process fab in January, some analysts believe the company is poised to take a large bite out of rival Samsung's supply contract for Apple's A-series processors.
Late Thursday night, Beyonce released her fifth LP on iTunes in what is being billed as an "exclusive visual album," which has taken over the digital storefront's homepage on both Mac and iOS.
When Lenders Sue, Quick Cash Can Turn Into a Lifetime of Debt
by Paul Kiel
A version of this story will be published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday.
Five years ago, Naya Burks of St. Louis borrowed $1,000 from AmeriCash Loans. The money came at a steep price: She had to pay
by Charles Ornstein
The statistics released
yesterday from Covered California could bode well for health insurance
exchanges that have their act together.
Although the California exchange enrolled 109,000 in Octo
by Jake Bernstein
and Jesse Eisinger
Five years after the financial crisis, the Securities and
Exchange Commission appears to be wrapping up its investigation into more than $40
billion worth of controversial mortgage deals
by A.C. Thompson
It’s been eight years since New Orleans police officers killed
Henry Glover and incinerated his
body, leaving his charred remains in a scorched Chevy Malibu parked on the
edge of the Mississippi Rive
Twerking. Snapping. Selfies: Yahoo’s 2013 Year In Review
Is it just us, or did 2013 come and go as quickly as this ridiculously photogenic guy did last year?
Today Yahoo released its 2013 Year In Review, a look back at daily search habits from the year. Your top searches included high-profile trials, Obamacare, and the twerk seen round the world. You and
by Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO
Today, I am incredibly excited to announce that Katie Couric is joining Yahoo as our Global Anchor. Starting in early 2014, Katie will lead a growing team of correspondents at Yahoo News who will cover the world’s most interesting stories and newsmakers.
Flickr is all about putting your photos first — we’re a community where people come to share, connect, and discover amazing images. Today, we’re excited to give you an entirely new way to turn your photos into something special, to help you create and enjoy your favorite memo
Yahoo Screen Premieres on Apple TV: yahooscreen:
By Bart Stein, Product Manager, Mobile and Emerging Products
Just over a month ago we launched Yahoo Screen for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with the goal of bringing a channel surfing experience to your fingertips. Today, we’re excited to brin
Gamification Will Drive Billions In Economic Value, But What Consumers Expect From It Is Changing Quickly
Gamification, the use of game elements to promote desired behaviors among customers and employees, has been a popular business strategy for decades.
But the always-on digital and smartphone age has vastly expanded opportunities for gamification, and now it's used in digital services and apps a
Wal-Mart's well-oiled assembly line of conveyer belts and machines that pick, pack and sort items at its massive warehouses is mesmerizing to watch.
The company has more than 130 distribution centers in the U.S. in addition to its 4,100 stores, both of which ship millions of items every ye
Spacesuits are sometimes called the world's smallest spacecraft, but they are anything but small for the astronauts wearing them.
MIT Aeronautics researcher Dava Newman has been working for more than a decade on a revolutionary space suit that could change all that.
At last week's TEDWomen event in
The hilarious Lewis Black took to The Daily Show last night to rail against technology. It seems that our present isn't the future he was promised growing up. Plus he has a great take on Amazon's proposed delivery drones.
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