mobile computing

More Businesses Are Jumping on the iPad Bandwagon

As Apple fans line up to snag an iPad 2 when they go on sale Friday, individual consumers won't be the only ones purchasing them. Analysts say corporate America is increasingly adopting the tablet computer, and Apple's mobile devices are increasingly offing businesses the features they need.

Big Three Wireless Providers Hedge Bets With Galaxy Tab

AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint-Nextel want to protect themselves against the iPad and the power it brings Apple in the wireless marketplace. Case in point: Samsung Electronics will launch its new Galaxy Tab tablet soon and all three telecoms will market it.

Intel's McAfee Buy: $11.5 Billion Up in Smoke?

Add the $7.7 billion Intel is paying for McAfee to the $3.8 billion loss in the chipmaker's market value after its announcement, and the deal's cost to shareholders is $11.5 billion. But the purchase probably won't drive enough profits to cover that hefty price.