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    Two years ago, Nintendo could do no wrong. The Wii was at the height of its retail domination and competitors were scrambling for second place. Today it’s a much different story and the looming holiday season could be a crucial one that determines the strength – and perhaps the future - of the company’s core console business.

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    For the third time this year, reporters, analysts and the ever-faithful are gathering in Cupertino, California—home of Apple and where the company is hosting an event focusing on Mac computers.

  • Apple iPhone

    Apple’s PC-versus-Mac battle almost put it out of business. Is it creating a similar one in the smartphone field?

  • In a special report from Gartner, the Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle highlights a number of notable trends and transformative technologies, including the increasing hype surrounding media tablets, augmented reality and private cloud computing.

  • iPad

    Hold your horses, people. It’s far from certain that Apple’s going to sell 45 million iPads in 2011, as Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White has suggested.

  • Samsung and TracFone  give students free cell phones, minutes and texts in Oklahoma City for getting good grades and reading more books.

  • 'This sector is probably better than people think. And if you look at the valuations, things have gotten very cheap, there is a lot of negativity around the group—but fundamentally the drivers are in place,' Nomura's Michael Nathanson told CNBC.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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    “Medal of Honor,” the revival of one of Electronic Arts biggest franchises, has been taking a lot of fire lately. But now the publisher is ready to go on the offensive.

  • Nintendo DSi XL

    Four years ago, Nintendo could do no wrong in the video game world. The Wii was beginning a triumphant run at retail and the handheld DS unit had been flying off of store shelves for the past 24 months.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Apple iPad

    Big news for Apple and Apple investors: The iPad is the highest-scoring product that a leading consumer satisfaction index has ever tracked.

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    IBM said Monday that it would buy data analytics company Netezza for $1.7 billion to expand its business of helping clients analyze market information.

  • A new photonic chip that works on light rather than electricity has been built by an international research team, paving the way for the production of ultra-fast quantum computers with capabilities far beyond today’s devices.

  • Nasdaq OMX  CEO Bob Greifeld says he thinks the steps the SEC has taken since the so-called Flash Crash will prevent another market meltdown from happening.

  • How does an order flow? How does it actually execute? Who facilitates the trade?

  • The SEC is working to improve the way it monitors and regulates the markets. Here's what needs to be done.

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    Nearly five months after the May 6 Flash Crash, many individual investors see the stock market as rigged, and they have little confidence in regulators to fix it, according to a CNBC/AP poll.

  • Ah, the good old days of 1960. It was pretty simple then. Not so in 2010. Here's a brief history.