Update: Microsoft reboots with sweeping reorganization

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. has decided its entire business needs a new operating system. CEO Steve Ballmer is restructuring the company to cope with a quickening pace of technological change that has left the world’s largest software maker a step behind its two biggest rivals, Apple and Google. In an effort to catch up, Microsoft is …

Nokia unveils phone with powerful camera

NEW YORK — Nokia is unveiling a new phone with a powerful camera that promises sharper images, even in low light. The Nokia Lumia 1020 was introduced Thursday at an event in New York. It will run Microsoft’s Windows Phone system. The 41-megapixel camera records more detail than other camera phones and even tops point-and-shoot …

US judge: Apple colluded to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge decided in a case swayed by the words of the late Steve Jobs. Wednesday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan sided with government regulators’ contention …

First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750

NEW YORK — An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built. It sold Monday for $387,750 at a Christie’s online-only auction. Bolaffi, an Italian collections company, says in a statement that it bought the computer. …

Manila Water plants 300,000 more seedlings

AYALA-LED Manila Water recently fulfilled its pledge to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to plant trees in denuded portions of the Marikina Watershed Reservation as part of its commitment to help protect the environment. To date, more than 300,000 seedlings of various indigenous and endemic forest tree species are planted by Manila

Aria Cocktails launch

Aria Cucina Italiana, a favorite destination for lovers of Italian cuisine in both Metro Manila and Boracay, recently launched their new cocktail menu at Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The Aria Special House Cocktails by Barmansmix were specially crafted for the restaurant by expert mixologist Tim Walters, who’s made a name for