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Qualcomm gambit: Apple 64-bit A7 is a 'gimmick'

A top exec takes a risk by dismissing the new 64-bit A7 too quickly. The chip supplier will likely have a different message if it brings out its own 64-bit design.

By October 2, 2013


The economics behind Amazon's possible set-top box gambit

A Wedbush Securities analyst believes the opportunity could be huge if the retail giant gives away its Amazon Instant Video service for a year to consumers who buy a set-top box.

By April 24, 2013


Google's Google+ gambit: The Madman theory

Is Search, Plus Your World designed to scare Facebook and Twitter to the negotiating table?

By January 29, 2012


Google buys Zagat, in original-content gambit

In a blog post, Google said that Zagat will "be a cornerstone of our local offering." Zagat is best known for its original reviews and rating service.

By September 8, 2011


CNET News Daily Podcast: Behind Google's electric grid gambit

The company fancies itself more--a lot more--than a search provider. And with Tuesday's move toward becoming a power metering firm, that ambition may soon be realized.

By February 10, 2009


Oracle's hardware gambit: Not so crazy

Larry Ellison has a lot riding on Oracle's burgeoning alliance with HP and its new data warehouse appliance. And unlike his failed network computer project a decade ago, this time around, he just might do hardware right.

By September 24, 2008


News.com Daily Podcast: Understanding Comcast's grand gambit

New tune at Starbucks: No music for you; Comcast has a big plan for media convergence; and a Lotus look at Bill Gates.

By June 25, 2008


News.com Daily Podcast: Making sense of Microsoft's Cashback gambit

Also, how business is looking to beat the oil patch blues; and ducking meteors on the moon.

By May 21, 2008


What Yahoo's Google gambit says about the failure of 'Panama'

As if wasting millions on a upgraded ad system wasn't bad enough, now Yahoo's offered a tacit admission of failure by its last-minute dalliance with Google.

By April 9, 2008


Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.

By July 24, 2013