Technology Hardware

  • Apple

    Some people will tell you that because the oddsmakers aren't expecting a new iPhone from Apple today, this Steve Jobs keynote isn't a very big deal. They're wrong. This is the most important Apple announcement in recent memory.

  • Youtube

    For many Internet users, YouTube is synonymous with online video. But Mike Michaud and several friends who live in suburban Chicago are trying to change that, the New York Times reports.

  • Steve Jobs

    Juxtapositions galore. Apple gets ready to debut its iCloud, while everyone else's cloud gets hacked. Portuguese elections set the stage for austerity, while austerity rocks Greece. Here's what we're watching...

  • Counterfeit goods generate hundreds of billions of dollars in sales each year, making up about 7 percent of all global trade.At US ports alone, counterfeit products seized in 2009 had an estimated street value of more than $260 million. Authorities are unsure just how many counterfeit goods enter the United States each year, but one thing is certain: Counterfeiting saps economies, puts lives in jeopardy and funds organized crime around the globe.So which counterfeit goods are seized most often?

    Counterfeit goods generate hundreds of billions of dollars in sales each year, making up about 7 percent of all global trade.

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    As the video game industry prepares for its annual trade show,  it's facing challenges from social networking and mobile games. Many companies find themselves at a critical juncture in their evolution.

  • Common sense might indicate that the best place to hop online would be in the vicinity of where the most Internet innovation is taking place. Common sense is sometimes wrong. Silicon Valley might be where Internet sensations grow up, but if you're looking for a truly high-speed connection, you'll need to head about 850 miles north. The FCC has put together a list of actual broadband speeds, averaged over 30 days of testing, in cities across America and overall, it's not a pretty picture. Even th

    The top ranked city falls far short of places like Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland. But if you're looking for fast broadband domestically, here are the ten best places to find it.

  • While there's a lot of general confusion about what, exactly, cloud computing is, identifying the industry's big players isn't too difficult. Some have very public faces. Others operate in the background. But they all play a key part in this emerging field, which is just as important to less-than-thrilling business necessities as it is to your home entertainment. And a fair number of players have a foot in both ponds.

    While there's a lot of general confusion about what, exactly, cloud computing is, identifying the industry's big players isn't too difficult.

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    The technology  may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief  question and answer session  to get you in the know.

  • Professor Stephen Hawking

    While growing computing demand will mean more energy consumption, wider use of cloud computing technology will prove to be a net benefit to the environment over the longer term, say industry watchers.

  • Despite the sell-off in U.S. stocks on Wednesday, some market players remain unfazed. Doug Godine, Managing Director at Signal Hill told CNBC on Thursday he sees strong growth in the tech sector, especially in communication infrastructure.

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    CEOs, financiers and entrepreneurs are mingling and doing deals here at the D9 conference. A few tidbits from the opening hours.

  • Steve Jobs

    Apple has announced that Steve Jobs will give the keynote speech at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6.

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    Companies in the wind power industry are gearing up for expansion, despite hurdles such as decreasing demand for electricity and lower natural gas prices.

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    Senior executives at Cisco Systems worked closely with Chinese government security agents to tailor hardware and software they knew would be used to track, detain and torture followers of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, according to a US federal lawsuit filed last week. The FT reports.

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    Banks, credit unions and other financial institutions that move money are square in the cyber criminals' crosshairs, but they're not the only ones in danger. Defense industries and governmental institutions are also being targeted.

  • Casio Tryx

    This column might look like a review of Casio’s radically designed Tryx camera. But it’s really a thinly disguised defense of single-purpose gadgets. The New York Times reports.

  • Dell

    The IT giant's shares jumped in extended-trading Tuesday after earnings easily exceeded Wall Street estimates, though the firm handed in revenue that fell just shy of analysts' forecasts.

  • A fountain is shown at the entrance to Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers told CNBC Thursday that he "underestimated" the slowdown in several of the computer networking company's businesses, which caused Cisco to lower its quarterly outlook.

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    In my one-on-one with Google's Senior Vice President for Social, Vic Gundotra, he gave some intriguing stats about smartphone growth, tablet monetization, and how Google plans to cash in.

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    Students who took the first "Facebook Class" at Stanford University turned their homework into a fortune, almost overnight. "It had this feeling of a gold rush," said one investor who saw potential in the class projects.

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