The latest corporate earnings season is ending, but one notable household name is due to release its first-quarter results this Thursday: the ubiquitous-except-in-New-York-City Walmart.
Let's just say that expectations for the retailing giant are not exactly lofty. Last Friday, Bloomberg News published internal emails sent by Walmart executives, which indicated that sales in January and February... » more
One of the hot topics in tech this week has been the question of how well Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet has been selling in the wake of a lackluster reaction to the introduction of Windows 8.
Microsoft is one of many companies aiming to catch up with Apple's iPad franchise, which created the modern tablet market in April 2010.
The word in the tech blogosphere is that eager shoppers... » more