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  • Trading Hewlett-Packard's Plunge

    Jim Chanos called Hewlett-Packard the "ultimate value trap," in July. Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, discusses the stock's tumble today, and whether it can bounce back.

  • Is It Worth It? A Look at Layaway and Toy Reservations

    There’s little doubt Americans love their electronic devices. But questions remain over whether the affection for tablets and smartphones will ring up a happy holiday.

  • South Carolina Hack Attack

    In a South Carolina hacker attack, 3.6 million social security numbers were exposed, along with 387,000 debit and credit card numbers. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Microsoft Shakes up  Windows to Fend off Competiors

    Brian Prentice, VP of Research at Gartner, talks about the shake-up of Microsoft's tried and tested operating system and explains how the company is fending off its competitors.

  • Talking Numbers: Tablet Wars Heat Up

    Shares of both Apple and Microsoft are down around 10 percent this month. Should investors buy or avoid the weakness? Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, and Zachary Karabell, Rivertwice Research share their opinions. (2:21)

  • Talking Numbers: Microsoft Sings Another Tune

    Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital, and Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, chat about Microsoft's move into the music business and what it means for Apple.

  • Amazon CEO: Kindle Sold at A Cost

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says that the company is not making money on the Kindle, but hopes to reel in profits on Kindle content like books and movies. CNBC's "Street Signs" crew and Rocky Agrwal, TechCrunch and VentureBeat contributor, discuss.

  • Tablet Wars Heat Up

    Apple is expected to unveil its Mini iPad at an October 23 event, and CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the company will have to include the product in its fiscal Q1 guidance.

  • Baxter Robot

    That may sound strange, but in a world where robots are becoming more common on assembly lines, in manufacturing plants and shipping centers, Baxter takes robotics to a new level.

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    Industries across the board are embracing the idea of collecting and analyzing data to predict future outcomes as a way to enhance product quality and gain a competitive edge.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Hewlett-Packard's Plunge?

    Hewlett-Packard is at a 9-year low. Is the company paying the price of letting former CEO Mark Hurd go? Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Crawford Del Prete, ICD, discuss.

  • Customers queue up to purchase the iPhone 5 smartphone at Sydney's Apple flagship store

    Apple users complained about the inaccuracies of the Apple Maps - a new navigation app for the iPhone and iPad – but that did not stop them from lining up for the latest smartphone from the company on Friday.

  • iPhone 5

    Investors looking to play the launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 5 without buying Apple shares – which almost touched $670 overnight – should look to its supply chain in Asia, in particular the company’s contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industries, says Barclays.

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    Two Accenture execs write that established firms saddled with legacy systems are in danger of being outmaneuvered by emerging challengers. Armed with new and better technology, infrastructure and organizations, these companies are better positioned to meet ever-more demanding business needs. But it does not have to be this way, they caution.

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    Given the skyrocketing cost of post-secondary education; static, underwhelming graduation rates and a dismal job market, some say smart, talented and driven teens are better off diving into the real world without a bachelor's degree.

  • Employees work on the assembly line at Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

    Asian technology stocks slumped on Wednesday after Apple’s quarterly earnings missed expectations, and analysts say there could be further weakness for the tech giant’s regional supply chain in the coming months because of declining iPhone sales.

  • A 'Best Buy' for Investors?

    Like Apple, Best Buy is taking steps to improve its business by making its stores sleeker and offering a "solution central" help desk. Connor Browne, Thornburg Value Fund, and Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, weigh in.

  • Does an iPad Mini Equal Big Opportunity?

    Reports suggest Apple is moving closer to launching a smaller and cheaper tablet. Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets senior analyst, provides perspective on how this could impact its business.

  • PC Sales Slowing, What's Intel Planning?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses how chipmaker Intel is planning on growing in a post-PC era.

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    This particular type of cyber-crime, if left unchecked, represents a significant danger to the long-term national and economic security of the United States or any nation targeted for attack.