Content tagged with Finance
posted in December 2008
Citi Inks Sale Of Offshore Services Unit
News  |  12/31/2008  | 
Citigroup Global Services is sold to TCS for $512 million.
Consumers Don't See Mobile Banking As Secure
News  |  12/30/2008  | 
A research report recommends banks adopt a login method beyond user name and password, and provide e-mail alerts for particular conditions like a large withdrawal.
Laptop Shipments Exceed Desktops For The First Time
News  |  12/23/2008  | 
The impact of the global economic meltdown didn't affect third-quarter shipments in the worldwide PC market, which saw an overall increase of 15.4%.
Troubled Citigroup Sells IT Services Arm To India's Wipro
News  |  12/23/2008  | 
The $127 million deal includes a six-year outsourcing contract under which Wipro will provide tech support to the bank.
Panasonic On Track To Acquire Sanyo In February
News  |  12/22/2008  | 
The $9 billion purchase price is about 4% lower than Sanyo's recent stock trading value.
Palm Gets $100 Million Boost
News  |  12/22/2008  | 
Elevation Partners' equity investment comes as the smartphone and PDA maker is set to unveil its Nova operating system and new handsets.
Visa Releases Banking Android App
News  |  12/16/2008  | 
The application lets G1 users get account alerts and discount offers, and it has integration with Google Maps to find nearby stores and ATMs.
Trick Out Your PC With Multiple Monitors
News  |  12/15/2008  | 
A video card, the right utilities, and an extra display or two can dramatically enhance the way you work, use multimedia apps, play games, or simply surf the Internet. Here's how to tweak your rig.
CIO Values: Ian Patterson, CIO At Scottrade
Features  |  12/11/2008  | 
Patterson says that "full delivery of all financial services products via a mobile platform" will be his industry's next big thing.
Under New Pressure, Nortel Networks Hires Bankruptcy Lawyers
News  |  12/10/2008  | 
The Wall Street Journal says the telecom firm has hired attorneys to explore bankruptcy court protection in case its restructuring plan doesn't work.
HP Offers To Finance $100,000+ Software Deals
News  |  12/9/2008  | 
Extending credit in hard times would allow a customer who might otherwise turn away to become an HP software user.
AMD Agrees To Less In Manufacturing Operation Spin-Off
News  |  12/8/2008  | 
Under the revised deal, ATIC will get a higher stake in the chip manufacturing company, temporarily called the "Foundry Company."
Motorola Credit Downgraded To Junk Status
News  |  12/8/2008  | 
Motorola's handset division continues to struggle as it loses market share to the likes of Apple, Nokia, and Research In Motion, but new CEO Sanjay Jha may help lead a turnaround.
Online Bill Payers Incur Fewer Late Fees
News  |  12/8/2008  | 
Consumers who manage finances over the Internet save more, a new survey finds.
Eliot Spitzer To Write On Economic Wrongdoing At Slate
News  |  12/4/2008  | 
In his debut column, the former New York attorney general and governor said the government bailouts of large financial services firms may be counterproductive.
Alltel Readying Mobile Wallets
News  |  12/2/2008  | 
The wireless carrier has teamed with mFoundry to let customers potentially use their handsets for mobile banking, mobile payments, and other financial services.

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