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Technology Hardware

  • Will Smith

    Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and  Hollywood moguls at the convention.

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    Intel has signed up Motorola and Lenovo to use its chips in smartphones this year -- a surprise that is the most consequential announcement of the Consumer Electronics Show so far from a stock perspective.

  • People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions.

    Up next in the efforts to woo technology-minded consumers are major changes in the way we communicate with televisions — specifically, voice control. Try having a conversation with your device.

  • Really Thin In at This Year's Consumer Electronics Show

    The top four products that are set to hit the market, with Natali Morris, CNBC contributor and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

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    Will Ultrabooks underwhelm this year? It's too early to say, but some analysts think it's going to be a while before we see a new technology or advancement that lives up to the hype.

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    The 2012  expo will be the last for Microsoft, which begs the question — is the tech world moving too fast for a big, annual event?

  • Today in Tech: Apple Gets an Upgrade

    A look at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Apple stock gets a double upgrade from Goldman Sachs and Needham & Co., with CNBC's Jon Fortt. Also, what viewers are looking for in their televisions.

  • Sizing up the Tech CEOs

    Scott Thompson starts his new post as CEO of Yahoo today, four months after Carol Bartz left the post, with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Bill George, Harvard Business School.

  • On speculation that Apple and Target might be looking at a store-within-a-store agreement, the “Fast Money” pros unanimously said such a deal would be better for one company.

  • Strong Apple products in the pipeline — and a possible dividend — led one “Fast Money” analyst to predict the company had a lot more upside in 2012.

  • In the new year, hope for yield hunters returns as companies rewarded for paying higher dividends begin to pressure those that don't, David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors' chief investment officer told CNBC.

  • Blackberry

    For beleaguered investors in Research in Motion, the drastic collapse of the company’s share price through 2011 eventually became a cause for optimism. In December, shares of the BlackBerry maker spiked on reports that several technology titans could be suitors. But the optimism has been fleeting. The New York Times reports.

  • New expected products from Apple – including a high-resolution iPad 3, a faster iPhone 5 and an Apple TV – makes the stock one analyst’s top pick for 2012.

  • Apple shares broke above the $400 level Friday, but what about the stock’s prospects for 2012 — and will it start paying a dividend? One “Fast Money” analyst weighed in.

  • Oracle Miss Slams Tech Stocks

    Discussing his move to downgrade Oracle to 'underperform' from a 'buy' rating since the company's big earnings miss yesterday, with Edward Maguire, Credit Agricole. Also, the FMHR traders discuss downgrades on other stocks including: JPMorgan and Jefferies.

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    The main topic of discussion this morning was Mario Draghi's interview in the Financial Times, where he warned that any country trying to leave the euro zone would still face austerity measures and would be "in a much weaker position." He reiterated no increase in the current bond buying program, and no printing money.

  • The Apple iPad

    On Christmas morning, millions of people will unwrap new iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches — and immediately start downloading games and other applications for them. It is the biggest day of the year for app sales, which can mean big money for developers.  The New York Times reports.

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    Even if you love the iPad, you're probably not keen to write your next novel using its on-screen virtual keyboard. You may not be thrilled to type up a lengthy email with it, either.

  • Chinese ladies accessing wireless internet at a Beijing restaurant.

    Officials announced new rules aimed at controlling the way Chinese Internet users post messages on social networking sites that have posed challenges to the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda machinery.  The New York Times reports.

  • Facebook

    Facebook's new Timeline format, which began rolling out Thursday, is likely to bring back a lot of old memories, but it also could make it harder to shed embarrassing past identities.  The New York Times reports.

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  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

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    CNBC.com news associate

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    Michelle Castillo is a reporter for CNBC Digital, covering advertising and media.

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    Senior Tech Reporter

  • Harriet Taylor

    Harriet Taylor is a CNBC.com technology reporter based in San Francisco.

  • Julia Boorstin

    Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt

    Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton

    Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.