Technology Hardware

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    How much do you know about recycling electronics? Take our E-cycling quiz and find out.

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    How much do you know about recycling electronics? Take our E-cycling quiz and find out.

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    European stocks are expected to build on Monday's gains and open higher at the open on Tuesday.   Following a one day public holiday in the UK, the FTSE 100 will reopen and is seen by spread betters in London trading up by 145 points as it plays catch up.

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    European stocks were expected to open higher on Monday after finishing lower on Friday's close, weighed down by disappointing US growth data which showed GDP shrank to a new low of 1 percent.

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    European stocks are expected to open moderately lower on Friday following a lower open on Wall Street and a mixed session in Asia.

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    When Steve Jobs resigned as the chief executive of Apple on Wednesday, his note to the public and the Apple board was short and classy. The gist was this: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s C.E.O., I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” The New York Times reports.

  • News that Steve Jobs was stepping down as CEO led to a drop not only in Apple's stock, but also in the shares of many of Apple's suppliers and partners.After all, Apple dominates in the tablet space, is the second biggest player in smartphones and sells one out of five new personal computers in the U.S., according to the latest research from NPD group. In fact, Apple's revenue has beaten Wall Street expectations for nine straight quarters, according to Reuters.But behind Apple's successful busin

    Behind Apple's successful business lies a web of suppliers and distributors.  We've drawn up a list of some of the biggest players in Apple's value chain.

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    European stocks are expected to make modest gains at the open following strong gains on Wall Street and in Asia. Investors remain focused on Ben Bernanke’s speech at the Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole meeting on Friday in which some hope he will discuss plans for another round of quantitative easing.

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    Time Warner Cable, one of the nation’s top cable and Internet providers, said on Tuesday that it would subsidize some purchases of a set-top box called Slingbox that allows users to watch their home television programming from anywhere, like a vacation home or a mobile phone.

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    These days, big technology companies — particularly those in the hypercompetitive smartphone and tablet industries — are starting to resemble Hollywood film studios. Every release needs to be a blockbuster, and the only measure of success is the opening-weekend gross. The New York Times reports.

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    It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.

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    Technology companies typically don’t make the best targets for activist investors, given how quickly things can change in their business. And it’s hard to imagine anyone could mount a successful fight on a company with a $49 billion market value. But when it comes to Hewlett-Packard, all bets are off.

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    "These high frequency traders begin the day owning nothing and they end the day owning nothing in terms of common stocks. But during the day they're accounting for between 50 and 65 percent of the volume," said Schwartz.

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    There was a curious bit of downtime on the Apple Store this morning, and perhaps now we see why.

  • Dell

    Dell delivered a mixed quarterly report — beating on earnings but missing on revenue — and offered a disappointing outlook.

  • From an iPlunger to a solar-paneled bikini and a flying alarm clock, these gadgets are sure to make you do a double take — but they get the job done!

  • Anonymous

    While all eyes have been on recent swings across the global markets, the looming threat of cyber attacks has increased. The latest target is the social-networking giant, Facebook.

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    I was prepared not to like RockMelt. After all, PC browsers are so five years ago. Sure, FireFox was exciting back when it was first challenging Microsoft's Internet Explorer, and Apple and Google have done nice work with Safari and Chrome.

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    A string of hackers’ attacks on Internet security companies shows the extent of online vulnerabilities, but the breaches may help the firms grow their business, .the New York Times reports.

  • Microsoft Bing

    To take on Google, Microsoft is spending billions to make its search engine the intelligent “decision engine,” the New York Times reports.

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