By opening the door to guys like Carl Icahn, Tim Cook risks losing focus on what really matters.
If teens leave Facebook, that's merely collateral damage for Mark Zuckerberg.
All retailers could learn how to think, act and execute like a tech company by observing Starbucks.
Investors should keep the heat on the rest of JCP's board and management, not the sideshow named Ackman.
Larry Ellison calls out Apple with comments that really aren't all that controversial.
Collaboration by Internet radio players, not self-interest, can lead to a righteous resolution in the music royalty fight.
Nobody -- especially Tim Cook -- should be surprised there's pressure on Apple's leader.
Consumers don't want or expect "cheap" from Apple, they just want the best products.
The logic just doesn't add up. Apple needs an innovator as CEO.
Thanks to lazy reporting, you might think there's a one-sided war against Internet radio. There's not.
As always, your market success depends on stock picking and position management.
Nobody wants their parents to see them "drunk" so Facebook needs to make changes
Intangibles, not how well Tim Cook follows an apparent pipeline game plan, will dictate Apple's long-term success.
With his acquisition of an old media institution, Jeff Bezos can oversee another transformation chock full of long-term opportunity.
Jeff Bezos deserves Wall Street's unconditional confidence.
The Washington Post's owners deserve accolades for swallowing their pride and turning to a tech visionary for help.
As the media obsesses over Facebook's symbolic stock price, the company makes news that's getting buried.
The answer to random gun violence in schools isn't more guns.
The music industrial complex will hurt itself all over again if it sticks to old ways of doing things.
Some people apparently love BlackBerry's QWERTY keyboard smartphone, but will they buy it?
Mark Zuckerberg might have something big with $2.5 million TV-style commercial spots.
Don't expect the Internet radio royalty battle to move to constructive ground thanks to rampant self-interest.
If you're an independent filmmaker, Netflix might be leaving you in the dark on viewing just as it does the public.
Microsoft's Surface tablet doesn't sell because it and Microsoft stinks; it has nothing to do with retail availability.
The tech media stocked up on Google Chromecasts. But that doesn't make it an Apple TV killer.
On its earnings call, Facebook made it clear: It's set to trash your city's social skyline even more.
Jeff Bezos runs Amazon.com the way we say we want American businesses to be run, yet people criticize.
Have a look at Netflix's update to its off-balance sheet obligations.
There's a scary consequence that could come from social media and its attendant brain drain.
Facebook's ubiquity, coupled with its advertising effectiveness and mobile ad revenue, makes it a strong long-term play.
Proceed with caution if you're a NFLX shareholder or thinking of becoming one.
Few people question Apple's present-day dominance, it's the long-term that remains a concern.
Don't expect Apple to blow up iTunes Store sales and profits by signing Netflix-like content deals.
After seeing the premiere screening, Rocco Pendola provides thoughts on the fan-produced documentary Springsteen And I.
Pre- and post-Netflix earnings, a majority of the media provides readers and viewers an incomplete picture of reality.
Artists who never made money from royalties wax lazy and self-entitled when they complain about Internet radio.
The Commission should focus on public statements versus stark reality at Microsoft, not Reed Hastings' Facebook account.
Lady Gaga is among several big names who sets an example artists who complain about royalties should attempt to follow.
If we don't find out why "cowards" commit cowardly acts, we have less of a chance of preventing future Boston bombings.
If Apple plans on releasing an actual television set, it will snatch living room dominance away from the competition.
Jeff Weiner has LinkedIn better focused than highly-publicized peers Yahoo! and Apple.
Reed Hastings and his cult members like to compare Netflix to HBO, but only to a certain point.
Rocco Pendola thinks he has found the best iPhone accessory in the Apple Store.
Paid products positioned as necessary upgrades: Is there anything wrong with this tactic?
The most recent artist backlash against Internet radio is as misguided as what has come before it.
Hulu isn't competing with Netflix; it's helping Reed Hastings' company dig its own grave.
How does Netflix get away with not reporting ratings and having a Wall Street permabull moderate its conference call?
Amazon has a trusted leader and incredible focus; Apple doesn't.
Steve Ballmer thinks things are "great" as Microsoft shifts to a holistic approach with more devices ... again.
If we take Pandora coverage to the bottom of the barrel maybe we'll have nowhere to go but up.
If you did your homework, you expected Pandora's hyper-growth to moderate.
After a chat with ASCAP's Paul Williams, TheStreet's Rocco Pendola confirms how he thinks Pandora's royalty fight will end.
Given the media's irresponsible conduct, it should come as no surprise that most people can't make sense of Pandora's royalty situation.
If you discount mobile payments, you repeat some of the past's most embarrassing mistakes.
The plane crash in San Francisco provides a perfect example of why Twitter will live and Facebook will die.
This iTunes Radio deal Apple wants to push on independent labels is bad, no matter how you slice it.
Apple presses iTunes Radio terms on independent labels that serve Apple's interests, not indie artists.
A Website actually exists that keeps track of all the times a columnist has predicted Apple's ultimate demise.
The attacks against Pandora continue with ever more disingenuousness from the music industrial complex.
A summary of what went down Wednesday on a wild day in the world of Internet radio.
A blogger sets the record straight on misinformation about how much money Pandora paid David Lowery for Cracker's hit "Low."
Investors shouldn't make too much of Verizon's eventual entrance into the Canadian telecom scene.
Wall Street runs up NFLX stock on hype, ignoring the most salient issues. Just like it did in 2011.
Everybody loves a paycheck, however, in the world of digital music they need to come from a variety of sources.
The Verge reports that preliminary discussions have started with formal talks on the way.
Pandora continues to fight a battle it probably can't win. It must alter its approach immediately.
If Apple TV ends up being an actual television set, Tim Cook might be on the right track after all.
According to Chris Maltese, who manages indie bands, the music industry needs a healthy Pandora.
Psychological filtering and other forms of denial will not change the course of Apple's demise
As it fights the royalty fight, Pandora needs to change the tenor of a conversation it's not winning right now.
There's no good reason for a serious entrepreneur to waste his or her time on renaming Southern California's startup scene.
If Tim Cook really wants to tie pay to performance, why doesn't he use unit sales of Apple's next big piece of hardware as the benchmark, not the irrational stock market?
Ultimately, groups such as ASCAP need to cut deals with companies that care about music, not padding already massive revenues.
Mark Zuckerberg needs to stop running Facebook like a public company.
Twitter dictates the pace, Facebook follows. That's not a good situation if we count Facebook as an innovator in Silicon Valley.
Will we ever treat music as a dynamic industry of endless possibility, able to flourish in an age ruled by emerging technology, not long-forgotten 60 and 70-year old men?
Leadership and strategic-competitive position: The two main things that make Amazon a better investment -- and company -- than Apple.
Netflix's deal with Dreamworks deserves positive attention, but it's not as cut and dry as the media makes it out to be.
Rocco Pendola puts the call out to the general public and independent artists. Do you buy what the music industry tells you about Pandora?
Blake Morgan calls out Pandora -- again -- in the senseless royalty battle he insists on waging.
Pandora needs to shift focus from royalties to becoming the best promotional partner the music industry and artists could ever hope for.
Apple needs to take an honest look at what it lost when Steve Jobs died, then act accordingly.
The music industry must focus on delivering the best product to music fans, not fighting sideshow lawsuits.
We shouldn't have to wait for old guard music industry executives to die off before we see true reform in their business.
If WWDC means anything, innovation at Apple has become cursing at the media while talking about a product that's not even finished yet.
Skip headlines and surface scratches to find deeper meaning in Pandora's purchase of a small South Dakota radio station.
Pandora buys a broadcast radio station. And it's more than a nifty decision by smart lawyers.
Monday's opening presentation at WWDC will go down as just another signpost when historians tell the story of Apple's demise.
Amazon can't walk in and dominate hardware. Don't expect Apple to take over Internet radio.
Steve Jobs wasn't always nice to Apple executives. Now payback time will kill the company.
Rocco Pendola discusses the reasons why, unlike Twitter, Facebook will ultimately go the way of MySpace.
Tim Cook is either asleep at the wheel or unaware of what's important at Apple.
There's a reason why John Fogerty's new album made a record debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart this past week.
As Apple turns into a copycat, it turns its back on Steve Jobs' legacy.
Most of the media ignores what sets Pandora apart from every competitor -- including Apple -- the Music Genome Project.
Reed Hastings needs to accomplish five to 10 years worth of work at Netflix, but he's living on a borrowed time.
It appears Apple and Google could be taking the music industry for a ride, underpaying for valuable listening data.
As Apple looks more and more like the 'copycat' Steve Jobs accused other companies of being, Rocco Pendola says he's losing hope.
Consumers and the music industry will enjoy more upside from iRadio than Apple shareholders.
Even with Apple, room exists for multiple Internet radio players. All iRadio might do is further complicate Pandora's next music royalty deal.