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  • *Germany's Metro surges on demerger plans. LONDON, March 30- European shares rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for caution in raising U.S. interest rates, boosting equities, while German retailer Metro surged on demerger plans. Hampstead Capital hedge fund manager Lex Van Dam said Yellen's comments highlighted how measures...

  • LONDON, March 30- European shares rose on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for caution on raising interest rates, boosting equities, while German retailer Metro surged on demerger plans. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index advanced 1 percent. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.2 percent, Germany's DAX gained 0.7 percent while the euro zone's...

  • Other uses for Facebook's Oculus Rift

    The virtual reality headset could move on from gamers, and into the commercial space.

  • The size is right for iPhone SE?

    Francine Lai, Investment Advisor at Gerber Kawasaki, and Lance Ulanoff, Chief Correspondent at Mashable, discuss Apple's product announcement including the new market for the iPhone SE. CNBC's Mike Santoli and "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian also give their thoughts.

  • NYT's Manjoo: Smaller, cheaper iPhone good for growth markets

    Farhad Manjoo, Tech Reporter for The New York Times, talks with CNBC's Jon Fortt in Cupertino ahead of Apple's product event on Monday.

  • Walt Mossberg on iPhone: Still a significant hold out on bigger screens

    Walter Mossberg, Editor-at-Large at Re/Code, talks to CNBC's Jon Fortt in Cupertino about what consumers and investors should expect from the Apple event today.

  • Pro: Expectations for Apple event pretty low

    Discussing what both investors and consumers are looking for at Apple's event with Walter Piecyk, wireless research analyst & managing director at BTIG.

  • PARIS, March 9- Retailer Casino responded to pressure from U.S. activist investor Muddy Waters with a renewed pledge to cut its debt using proceeds from disposals and the promise of improved profits and cash flow in its main French market. Muddy Waters "shorted" Casino in December, saying the French group was "dangerously leveraged," sparking a share price fall..

  • PARIS, March 9- Retailer Casino responded to pressure from U.S. activist investor Muddy Waters with a renewed pledge to cut its debt using the proceeds from disposals and the promise of improved profits and cash flow. Muddy Waters "shorted" Casino in December, saying the French group was "dangerously leveraged" and managed for the short term, sparking a share price...

  • Feb 25- Discouraging results from three key U.S. retailers on Thursday underscored shoppers' reluctance to buy discretionary goods such as electronics and apparel, an indicator that consumer spending would remain muted this year. A decline in stock markets, led by a slowdown in China, has prompted consumers to be more prudent with their discretionary incomes.

  • Best Buy beats but cuts guidance

    Dicussing Best Buy's better than expected results and how the company is heavily dependent on its product cycle with Chris Horvers, Retail-Hardlines Analyst at JPMorgan.

  • Amazon.com will soon be delivering new private label products to you.

    Amazon.com is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages.

  • Lenovo Group said on Wednesday its third-quarter revenue fell 8 percent to $12.9 billion due to slower global PC demand and weaker smartphone sales.

  • Xiaomi could be losing its appeal

    The Chinese smartphone maker struggles to grow its business amid a slow Chinese market.

  • Worst year ever for PC market

    Global personal computer shipments fell by 10% from a year ago, falling below the 300 million mark for the first time since 2008.

  • Sharp gets a $1.7B bailout offer

    The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan offers the electronics maker its third major bailout in three years.

  • A screen showing Black Friday deals on Amazon.com

    Tax officials have launched a crackdown on VAT evasion by overseas online retailers, the Financial Times reports.

  • A Toshiba-Fujitsu-Vaio PC merger deal in the making?

    The spinoff will help reduce the companys' losses to some extent, except for Toshiba which has larger problems, says Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan equity sales at BGC Securities.

  • Hoverboard

    So-called hoverboards—technically called hands-free electric scooters—are a hot holiday gift this season. We put one to the test, enlisting the help of CNBC staffers.

  • World's smallest PC may rival Mac, Windows

    Solu reached its crowdfunding goal to get its product off the ground which it claims is the world's smallest PC.