14 Results for

long-term investment


Apple's Tim Cook speaks: 6 juicy revelations

What's a CEO to do when facing "extreme conditions" in markets around the world? And how about that virtual reality, anyway?

By January 27, 2016


Chu calls for comeback in U.S. energy tech

Energy Secretary Steven Chu says the U.S. can recapture leadership position in clean-energy technologies with an investment in R&D and long-term policies.

By March 1, 2011


Sound vs. picture: What's a better investment?

When budgeting your home entertainment dollars, should you go for the latest and greatest video, or think long-term satisfaction?

By June 30, 2009


Q&A: Will the Chevy Volt make money for GM?

Tony Posawatz, vehicle line director for the electric Chevy Volt, says that GM's investment in its high-tech green machine is a long-term play.

By October 30, 2009


Microsoft Research: 'An investment in survival'

Kicking off this year's Tech Fest, research chief Rick Rashid talks about how the unit is Microsoft's play to be a significant company for the long term.

By February 24, 2009


Yahoo letter to shareholders

In a letter to shareholders, Yahoo's top dogs say Carl Icahn is just looking for a quick recovery on his investment and doesn't care about the company's long-term health.

By July 17, 2008


Short Take: Xilinx to buy back $250 million in stock

Xilinx, which makes programmable computer chips, announced Thursday that its board of directors has authorized repurchasing of up to $250 million of its common stock in the open market. "This extension of our stock repurchase program reflects our belief that Xilinx stock remains an attractive long-term investment," said the company's chief financial officer, Kris Chellam. The San Jose, Calif.-based company has already completed a $200 million share repurchase that the board approved in June.

By November 16, 2000


Web brokers urge investors not to panic

Online brokers E*Trade and Charles Schwab have written customers urging them to stay calm and to focus on long-term investment plans as the violent swings in the stock market continue.

By April 19, 2000


Cambridge Technology Partners takes an equity stake in PeopleSupport

Cambridge Technology Partners has taken an equity stake in PeopleSupport, an online provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software and services. The professional services firm said it intends to help PeopleSupport create and foster long-term business relationships with its clients. The undisclosed investment was made under Cambridge's recently-formed Newco investments unit and venture capital fund. To date, the company has invested in companies such as Active Software, DigitalThink and E.piphany.

April 19, 2000


Microsoft invests in Inprise

Inprise and Microsoft announce a long-term technology licensing pact backed by a 10-percent investment in Inprise by the software giant.

June 8, 1999