His role as co-inventor of the microchip and co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductors and Intel Corp. alone made him worthy of Monday’s Google doodle homage. But Noyce was also a father figure to many key Silicon Valley startups, including Jobs.
A move by European nations to more closely unite their fiscal policies raised hopes that attempts to address the continent’s debt crisis won’t devolve into chaos.
Spam still accounted for 70 percent of the 48 billion e-mail messages sent each day. But overall spam levels hit a three-year low — well below the 90 percent rate reported in 2010.
If successful, the leaders of France and Germany will be hailed as saviors. But will this really be their finest hour? Many political observers are pessimistic.
While the venture-capital industry continues to consolidate, making it hard for some entrepreneurs to get investment capital, angel investments are on the rise.
Some eurozone states are calling for the European Central Bank to be a strategic tool to save member states from defaulting — the U.S. position — while others, most notably Germany, are resisting such demands.
If you’re worried about the sturm und drang happening this week in Europe, you are not alone. The European Union, after all, is the world’s largest economic bloc.
Black Friday this year appears to have set records for consumer frenzy — and not just in fisticuffs, pepper spray, and mall parking lot rage.
Europe’s continuing debt problemsand the inability of congressional leaders to reach an agreement on ways to cut the U.S. budget deficit are causing angst on Wall Street.
Observers characterize the continued turmoil over the European debt crisis as a “contagion” that has now spread well beyond Europe’s weaker economies.
Move over, Walmart. Toys “R” Us just did you one hour better, opening even earlier on Thanksgiving night.
The early Walmart announcement is just the latest in a trend of stores getting an earlier and earlier start to the Black Friday rush. Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic are first-timers.
In an effort to right Greece’s course amid the ongoing European debt crisis, former European Central Bank Vice President Lucas Papademos has been named interim prime minister.
A divided Congress will attempt to shed its “do nothing” moniker by passing a small piece of President Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill this week.
At the top of today’s agenda at a Brussels economic meeting, alongside the Greek bailout deal, is a set of measures to stem the euro crisis from spreading to Italy and Spain.
While consumers will benefit from moving funds to credit unions, banks, too, will be better off because they are getting rid of their least-profitable or not-profitable clients.
By Ron Scherer, Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, Nov. 3 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to Occupy Wall Street protesters: I’m as frustrated as you are about the economy.
The Obama administration has ordered an independent review of loans made by the Energy Department to energy companies — a clear response to the controversial and now-bankrupt Solyndra Inc. solar energy company.
Three Republican presidential candidates have put forward flat tax plans so far, each with its own twists. All, however, would probably lead to less revenue for the U.S. government and mean big spending cuts.
It’s a digital game called “The Quest for the Golden McRib.” Apparently, McDonald’s is trying to convince a new generation of youngsters to try the McRib.