S&P 500, Nasdaq Celebrate a Record-Breaking Quarter, but It’s All About Apple

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq had a record-breaking first quarter, with much of the credit going to Apple and other tech stocks such as MSFT, INTC, ORCL, and GOOG. More 

Google’s Tablet Gambit Can’t Work

Google plans to offer a tablet to compete with Apple's iPad, sources say. But without stunning features and a low price, the device will face huge challenges. More 

Apple Still Has Piles of Cash: Should It Consider a Strategic Acquisition?

Even with its dividend plan in place, Apple still has piles of cash. Should it consider a strategic acquisition? We ponder the pros and cons. More 

Apple: Fighting Fire with Fire at the Center of the Patent War

"Apple: Fighting Fire with Fire at the Center of the Patent War," the second is a series of three articles on Apple's approach to intellectual property. More 

Apple’s Long History of Courtroom Combat

"Apple in Court": the first of three articles highlighting Apple's approach to intellectual property and its history of patent litigation. More 

Nokia, Microsoft Invest $24 Million in App Development Program

Nokia and Microsoft are investing $24 million in an app-development initiative, called AppCampus, designed to give the Windows Phone OS a much-needed boost. More 

Dividend News: Apple, Raytheon and WPC

Over the past week, Apple announced that it will pay dividends for the first time since 1996, and two solid payout performers announced dividend increases. More