Marc FerrantiEditor in Chief , IDG News Service

Marc Ferranti is the editor in chief of the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

China Approves Google Acquisition of Motorola Mobility

Chinese regulatory authorities have approved Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility, paving the way for the deal to close within the week.

Apple Files for Preliminary Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1

In the latest move in a complex series of patent-related cases, Apple filed a motion in a U.S. district court late Friday to ban Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab.

Wall Street Beat: Vendors Stress Caution on Financials

A range of tech vendors including Cisco Systems, Silicon Graphics International, BMC Software and CA Technologies this week reported quarterly earnings that had...

Cisco Hits Record Quarterly Revenue

Crediting a strategy that exploits users' move to cloud computing, Cisco Systems on Thursday reported record net sales of US$11.6 billion for the quarter ending...

Apple, Samsung Pare Down Claims in U.S. Smartphone, Tablet Patent Case

Responding to a U.S. district court judge's order, Apple and Samsung Electronics have trimmed the number of claims they will assert in a broad...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Earnings Continue to Be Mixed

As the earnings season wanes, quarterly financial reports from the tech sector continue to be mixed, though shares in IT companies are still up for the year.

Facebook Begins Organ Donor Initiative

Facebook on Tuesday announced an initiative to inspire members of the social network to post their organ donor status, offering a new Health and Wellness...