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BlackBerry faces questions about U.S. competitiveness

At the company's annual shareholder meeting, one investor calls the U.S. launch a "disaster." BlackBerry says it has learned its lessons from the Z10 debut.

By Jul. 9, 2013


Ultrabooks having trouble balancing price, competitiveness

Acer Global President Jianren Weng says the price of the company's ultrabooks could come down to $499 next year, but even at $799, Acer can't turn a profit on the devices.

By Mar. 7, 2012


Investor: Green tech vital to U.S. competitiveness

Kleiner Perkins investors and IT veteran Ray Lane makes a "call to action" to invest in clean-energy technologies and manufacturing to stimulate U.S. exports.

By Oct. 21, 2009


No "Innovation Gap"? WEF ranks U.S. top in Global Competitiveness Report

The United States tops the overall ranking in the World Economic Forum's "Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009". Switzerland is in second position followed by Denmark, Sweden, and Singapore. European economies continue to prevail in the top 10 with Fin

By Oct. 8, 2008


SoftBank chief eyes 'massive price war' with Verizon, AT&T

Masayoshi Son, who'll be pitching US policymakers Tuesday to consider a stronger wireless industry to vie with broadband, might need T-Mobile to achieve his ultimate goals.

By Mar. 11, 2014


Sony to shutter 20 stores in US, implement staff cuts

Sony is shutting down US stores and going ahead with staff cuts, in the wake of the expected sale of its PC business.

By Feb. 26, 2014


Samsung plans increased investment in software

The company says that it will invest heavily in software, where it believes it can address "region-specific needs."

By Nov. 6, 2013


Snowden accuses NSA of conducting industrial espionage

Former NSA contractor tells a German broadcaster that the US agency would collect intelligence from foreign companies that had no national defense value.

By Jan. 26, 2014


Congressional leaders call for Communications Act makeover

Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.

By Dec. 3, 2013