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Forget Windows 8.1, Folks Want Windows 7; & 4 More Things to Know Today

Filed under: Technology, Media, Market News, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, People Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. Good news for Microsoft (MSFT): Windows 8.1 came out last month, and it looks like more folks ...

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After Market: Retail Registers Ring; Winners & Losers

Filed under: Retail, Market News, Stocks, Economy On Black Friday, it is all about retail. Overall, the major averages gave up most of their gains in the final minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Industrials (^DJI) edged 11 points lower, the S&P 500 (^GPSC) slipped a single point, but the Nasdaq (^IXIC) gained 15 in an abbreviated trading session. The ...

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Android Is a Gold Mine … for Microsoft, & 4 More Things to Know Today

Filed under: Economic Recovery, IPOs, Mobile Technology, Investing Bloomberg via Getty ImagesSteve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, may wish the Windows Phone operating systems sold better, but there’s a big silver lining for him in the success of rival Android. Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some ...

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Global Warming Experts Make a Surprising Request, & 4 More Things to Know

Filed under: Energy, Media, Green, Food & Beverage, Agriculture Getty Images Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. Four of the world’s leading experts on the science of climate change and global warming have sent a message to leading environmental ...

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