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Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Chromebook Preferred by US Schools, Apple Inc (AAPL)’s iPad Left Behind

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Chromebook Preferred by US Schools, Apple Inc (AAPL)’s iPad Left Behind

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Chromebook is taking lead as the device of choice for more US schools over Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPad, latest data from IDC says. Data indicates that Google has supplied a total of 715,500 Chromebook laptops to US schools in the third quarter,  beating  Apple’s iPad, which had filled a lower demand of

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Gets Free Ad from Obama

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is indeed coming back and claiming its share of the  enterprise market, not only with corporate strategies such as launching of new device models and enterprise services, but, of all things, with sheer luck. That exactly what transpired when one of its longtime high profile customers, no less than U.S. President Barack

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Vie to Recapture Cord Cutters

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is vying to entice both cord cutters and cord nevers within its marketing clout with a package deal that boasts of one year free Netflix, on top of 50 mbps FiOS internet at $59.99, HBO, Showtime, and local TV channels. Other providers offer comparable packages in an effort to win customers,

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) To Collaborate With Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) Over Parts and Standardized Battery Technology

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has announced it is in discussions with German automaker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (ETR:BMW) for possible collaboration regarding car parts and batteries. An earlier report by Reuters, citing an interview of Tesla CEO Elon Musk with Der Spiegel, a German weekly, related that alliance is being sought in areas of lightweight

New Aluminum F-150 Truck from Ford Motor Company (F) Fuel Efficient, A Boost to Aluminum Industry

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has announced the features of its new aluminum bodied D-150 truck, revealing a 700 pound lighter version of the F-150 that is also more economical in terms of fuel. Official estimates from Ford says that the new F-150 offers as much as 20 percent better fuel economy compared to the previous

Ford Motor Company (F) Continues To Recall Vehicles In North America

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced it is recalling 202,241 vehicles in separate campaigns to correct safety issues such as faulty gas tanks and incorrect repairs in past recalls. The company admitted awareness of a single accident related to an incorrectly repaired vehicle but added that no injury resulting from such accident is on record so

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) to Find another Way to Reach People of Michigan

Following the cue provided by the states of Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey and Texas, Michigan also ruled out direct selling of Model S by Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) in the state. In fact, in Michigan things have been taken a step further wherein the car manufacturer is not even permitted to set up information galleries

Ford Motor Company (F) and General Motors Company (GM) Feature on Morgan-Stanley’s Downgrade List

  For investors who reacted to Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) being downgraded courtesy of Morgan Stanley by shifting their loyalties to General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), the latest news truly spells disaster. In one of its most recent updates, Morgan Stanley’s auto analyst, Adam Jonas downgraded General Motors too, saying – ‘We believe many elements from

Ford Motor Company (F) Midsize Cars Of Close to 1 Million Are Under Probe by Safety Regulators

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commenced preliminary probe into several complaints that it has received concerning Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) midsize cars. Approximately 938,000 sedans are being investigated over possible steering wheel failure. The affected vehicles are Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ of 2010-2012 model years. Another affected model is Mercury Milan of

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Competes With General Motors Company (GM) With Newly Added Automated Driving Features In Model S

It has always been clear from the word go that Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has something for automated driving. So far, several automation features have been added to the Model S sedan with information that the company’s releases will possibly be 90% automated in 2015. Information coming out says that the company is adding more