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  • Microsoft

    Shares in Arm Holdings rose as 13 per cent in early London trading on Thursday after Microsoft announced overnight that the UK-based group’s chip designs would feature in a new version of the Windows operating system. The FT reports.

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    Apps and Internet connectivity are everywhere. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, you’ll see more devices incorporating PC-like functions. And they'll be not just smartphones and set-top boxes, but TVs, digital cameras and printers as well.

  • Steve Jobs with an iPhone 4

    It’s pretty astonishing just how quickly Apple iPhone users have grown to rely on the phones—and how much control they have given it (along with the iPod Touch and iPad) over their day to day lives.

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    After predicting in his last two keynote addresses at the Consumer Electronics Show that innovation from the consumer electronics would help the U.S. economy rebound, Gary Shapiro is standing by his message. The question is now whether there is enough innovation to jump-start things for 2011, especially after consumer confidence unexpectedly dipped in December.

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    Another year, another CES. I’ve seen so many that they all begin to blend. But change is always afoot in the consumer electronics business, and so there’s something new every time.

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    Ever since Apple introduced the iPad, tech experts have predicted that consumers will all but abandon their laptops for lighter and more compact tablet computers. But others believe those predictions are premature..

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    Pro golfer John Daly has turned my frown upside down with this photograph he posted on Twitpic.

  • XBOX 360 Kinect

    Microsoft told CNBC it wouldn't license or condone such a game. While Kotaku reports this means Microsoft can block the game, it's not clear the software giant will be successful.

  • Xbox Kinect Sex Games

    In a world where porn is struggling to make money because so much of it can be accessed for free, here's something new the industry can charge for.

  • Apple Store

    Apple shares should jump by more than a third as the technology giant is posed to take advantage of the long-term changes in the industry such as the shift to tablet computers, Goldman Sachs said in a note Monday.

  • Microsoft Kinect

    I don’t want to be a party pooper, but there aren’t a lot of reasons to think Microsoft stock should react to Kinect at this point. Look at the numbers: Microsoft does about $66 billion in annual revenue, $21 billion in net income.

  • Android spokesmodels.

    Oracle goes hardware shopping, Carol Bartz tames Yahoo and the Android overtakes the iPhone in sales

  • The A-Team

    Couple are starting to lift the taboo of talking about money but it's more than a spouse or a partner. You should be talking about money with friends, family and others. Who's on your Financial A-Team? It's time to parachute them in.

  • The Blackberry Curve 8900

    "Get smart" could be the motto of Qualcomm’s CEO and Chairman Paul Jacobs, who told CNBC Thursday that growing popularity smart phones is one reason his company is beating expectations.

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    We procrastinate on just about everything — from washing the dishes to investing for retirement. Well guess what? We're at an intersection here, and it's time to make a hard right on Get It Done Lane. Here are seven things you need to stop putting off — and where to start.

  • Silicone Chip

    Now that the election is over, it's time to focus on sectors that will likely do well post-election. One which was outlined in my previous post is the technology sector. And driving growth in this sector is the continuing trend towards consolidation.

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    Google TV is trying to sell the idea of television integrated seamlessly with the web. It's about time.