The White House named a new chief for the nation's cyber security efforts Tuesday, part of a new emphasis on digital threats. A digital security expert weighs in on the realities of cyber crime in the U.S.
In other news, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Intel for allegedly trying to unfairly stifle competition, and the House voted to let the government borrow another $290 billion over six weeks.
After years of courting, Microsoft announced Wednesday that it finally inked a deal with Yahoo in hopes that a partnership could help topple Google from being the Internet search and advertising leader.
Microsoft announced a drop in earnings and unprecedented job cuts, and the Intel Corporation revealed plans to shutter five plants and lay off thousands of workers Thursday. Lee Hochberg examines how the technology industry is weathering the economic crisis.
Microsoft Corp made an unexpected bid to buy struggling Internet icon Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion in cash and stock late Thursday, raising a new effort to challenge the dominance of search-engine giant Google Inc.
Powerful cell phones with Web and multimedia capabilities - dubbed "smart phones" - are part of a new generation of mobile phones earning a loyal following. Spencer Michels reports on smart phones and how top industry contenders plan to offer…