Google's spending on infrastructure is big and getting bigger -- more than doubling to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
The South Korean phone-maker posted record profits overall, but had a weak end to 2013.
Expecting a sluggish fourth quarter, the company plans to chop expenses 25 percent.
Internet-enabled traffic signals, streetlights, and natural gas meters are expensive to deploy. One company hopes selling the technology as a service will help its business.
Public. Real-time. Conversational. Distributed. The staccato pitch has a very rich ring to investors.
The electronics giant's higher pricing for its 7.9-inch tablet causes it to miss out on some big opportunities, like shaking up the tablet market again.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Chairman and CEO Terry Gou says that his company's profits will "surpass last year's," in part by spinning off its connector business.
Samsung has announced record profits for the third quarter of the year, while HTC confirmed it had lost money for the first time since going public.
Government surveillance has been a business boon for PGP creator Phil Zimmermann, whose company Silent Circle counts SEALs and the CIA as clients. Plus: why encryption needs a "Spartacus" moment.