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    The new mobile phone app called FightBack aims to give women in India the ability to report crimes and call for help across a variety of platforms, using social networks like Twitter and Facebook. The NYT reports.

  • Allscripts' Healthy Quarter

    Mad Money's Cramer says Allscripts looks cheap, selling for 19 times earnings, with a 24% long-term growth rate. Discussing the company's quarter and outlook, with Glen Tullman, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions CEO.

  • Apple iPhone 4S

    On Friday, wireless customers in Hong Kong will be able to pre-order the iPhone 4S, featuring the “Siri” voice recognition technology that has made it a runaway hit in this country. There’s only one catch: the phone doesn’t recognize Mandarin or Cantonese.

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    Many would-be innovators have misconceptions about the process of innovation itself. Here, we review some common myths of innovation and separate fiction from fact.   

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    Asian PC makers Lenovo and Acer stand to benefit from the ongoing uncertainty about Hewlett Packard’s personal computer business, according to Barclays Capital, which upgraded both stocks to overweight.

  • Amazon Shares Fall on Earnings Miss

    Amazon shares fell over 15% after a big miss on earnings and a disappointing Q4 guidance, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group; and Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Nest Labs Thermostat

    Tony Fadell, a former Apple executive who led iPod and iPhone development from 2001 to 2009, helped transform consumer products used by millions of people. Next up: the humble household thermostat. The New York Times reports.

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    A Booz & Company study found that companies whose innovation strategies are clearly aligned with their business and culture goals delivered 17-percent higher profit growth over five-year periods than those lacking such tight alignment.

  • Oracle to Buy RightNow for $1.5B

    Insight on Oracle's strategy, with Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets managing director/senior technology analyst.

  • Apple TV Set in the Pipeline?

    A look at whether a possible Apple television is in the works, with Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities analyst.

  • CAT Q3 Earnings Beat Street Estimates

    A breakdown of Caterpillar Q3 earnings and outlook, with Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research senior research analyst, who says that companies have adjusted to a slow-growth economy.

  • Steve Jobs | 1955 - 2011

    In his last years, Steven P. Jobs veered from exotic diets to cutting-edge treatments as he fought the cancer that ultimately took his life, according to a new biography to be published on Monday. The New York Times reports.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft's earnings hit Wall Street's target and revenue beat, helped by strong sales of its Office applications package. Still, shares skidded.

  • Copper Prices Slide

    Losses in copper are adding to negative sentiment on stocks, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Apple Store Upper Westside Manhattan

    Could it be that Apple retail chief Ron Johnson’s departure for J.C. Penney spacer was steeped as much in a peak in the performance of Apple stores as much as the opportunity he sees at the department store chain? Herb Greenberg reports.

  • Apple Store

    Apple shocked the street by missing analyst estimates as iPhone sales disappointed the financial prognosticators. But rather than providing an indication of Apple's decline, it instead highlights how easily influenced the investment community can be, caught up in momentum, and prone to setting unreasonable expectations for earnings estimates.

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    Apple posted a rare miss on both earnings and revenue as far fewer iPhones were sold during the quarter than expected. Shares tumbled after-hours.

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    Options on shares of Apple top the actives list Tuesday, as traders appear to be positioning for a big price move around its earnings report.

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  • Apple's Senior Vice President of iOS Scott Forstall speaks about the new greeting card app at the event introducing the new iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California. The announcement marks the first time new CEO Tim Cook introduced a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.

    Within the new iPhone lies a very special element that heralds the next generation in smartphones. This element could have a titanic effect on mobile commerce in the months to come and, overall, points to a much larger trend for which few can even begin to fully define its future business impact.

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