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  • Hewlett Packard

    The computer maker beat on earnings and announced plans to lay off 27,000 employees, or 8% of its workforce. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett-Packard’s expected restructuring announcement is “just the beginning” for the personal computer maker if Chief Executive Meg Whitman shifts to a digital strategy, says Mark Stahlman, director at TMT Strategies.

  • Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    With gold prices surging in recent years, the semiconductor industry has been increasingly replacing the precious metal with the more affordable copper in the wire bonding process, leading to huge savings in the cost of manufacturing a chip.

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    Riverbed Technology continues to make a case against itself for why it deserves any consideration among the ranks of the top cloud computing companies.

  • Zombie Father Son

    There's a good chance you are operating servers and other equipment that are, quite frankly, zombies. They’re achieving nothing as they sap energy, power and other resources from your business.

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    The U.S. economy "looks healthy and is in pretty good shape" compared with other developed countries, despite data showing cooling growth in the first quarter, hedge fund investor Barton Biggs told CNBC Friday

  • Astronaut

    In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the announcement that several tech billionaires are going to bankroll a venture to mine asteroids writing, "thank goodness America still has visionaries who understand that we must lead in space."

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    I have recently found myself secretly admiring the recent performance of one of Cisco’s chief rivals in F5 Networks, a company that I continue to consider grossly expensive by many standards — not the least of which stems from its price-to-earnings ratio of 42.

  • Qualcomm

    Chip giant Qualcomm continues to affirm exactly why I think it has one of the best businesses not only among the semiconductors, but in the entire market.

  • MIPS Technologies wants to be acquired, and the bulls jumped into the name yesterday.

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    RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue told CNBC Qualcomm shares can go higher as it takes advantage of having its chips in products using Apple’s or Google’s Android operating systems.

  • Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Chip giant Intel continues to be one of a handful of stocks that investors would be wise to add this week ahead of the company’s scheduled earnings announcement on Tuesday.

  • TSA Xray machines airport

    Airport check-ins for passengers are heading for higher technological ground. The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that checks identification and boarding passes by machine rather than the standard visual check by officers.

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    Struggling tech companies have failed to acquire "cult" status in an oversaturated market and the successes of Google, Facebook and Apple in particular are largely due to their massive followings in a "cult-based economy", Keith Woolcock, Partner at 5th Column Ideas, told CNBC.

  • Dell

    The death of the personal-computer market won’t kill Dell, thanks to the company’s recent merger and acquisition strategy.

  • Today in Tech: Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom

    Notes from a previous interview with Kevin Systrom, Instagram CEO, with CNBC's Jon Fortt. The interview was conducted several months ago.

  • Trading the Android Ecosystem

    John Lagerling, Google Android Global Partnerships director, breaks down the competition in the smartphone market and the Fast Money crew weigh in on Facebook's $1billion acquisition of photo sharing network, Instagram.

  • Iphone using

    Starting Sunday, AT&T, once the exclusive provider of Apple’s iPhone in the U.S., will unlock select iPhones to allow the devices to be used with other carriers.

  • iPhone

    More travelers are depending on their mobile phones to book and track their travel, and a slow mobile site with glitches could quickly turn them off.

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    Yet another Vivus takeover rumor circulating through the market Tuesday got me thinking: When do most biotech and drug takeovers happen?

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