Technology Hardware

  • Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.

  • Yahoo billboard in San Francisco, CA

    Yahoo appointed a former PayPal executive to its board of directors Thursday, while two other board members stepped down.

  • A U.S. jury on Thursday found that Apple's iPhone infringed three patents owned by holding company MobileMedia Ideas, though damages have not yet been determined.

  • A little-known Internet start-up that serves some of the Web's most controversial characters sees a business opportunity in cyberwars.

  • The Yahoo logo is displayed in front of the Yahoo headqarters in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo is planning to bring on a new board member and show two others the door, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing sources.

  • Google Maps

    Apple iPhone users are rejoicing after Google rolled out its Google Maps app on Apple devices.

  • Apple is in the "early stage of testing" its own television set, according to a report.

  • The $16 billion Facebook share offering made the U.S. the biggest global market for initial public offerings (IPOs) for the first time since 2008 this year, according to figures from Dealogic.

  • Texas Instruments

    Texas Instruments on Monday cut its earnings target for the fourth quarter.

  • There's a lot of talk about the staggering amount of cash some big tech companies are sitting on -- but just how much of that are they stashing outside the U.S.?

  • Ingersoll-Rand

    Ingersoll-Rand confirmed on Monday that it is to spin off its security technology business and announced a $2 billion share buyback.

  • EBay Earnings Top Forecasts, Outlook Is In-Line

    Don't look now e-commerce — m-commerce has arrived. EBay says the Thanksgiving weekend kickoff of this shopping season saw more than a doubling of transactions on its mobile platform.

  • JPMorgan, Credit Suisse Pay $400 Million in Mortgage Case

    JPMorgan is nearing a settlement with the U.K. in which the U.S. bank and its employees could pay close to 500 million pounds in back taxes that were avoided through the use of an offshore trust for bonus payments. The FT reports.

  • Last Call: U.S. Customs Drops the Blackberry

    Research In Motion has put out a list of 106 passwords that its customers are banned from using because they are too weak including "123456," "pookie," "butthead," and more.

  • An attendant waits for customers, displaying apple iPods at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    With a recent earnings miss and a sharp drop in its share price, technology giant Apple needs to look to emerging countries for growth and shift its focus away from saturated developed market, analysts told CNBC.

  • Starbucks $450 gift card is made of stainless steel and will only be available in limited quantities through a luxury goods website. Is the Starbucks $450 steel gift card a sign that Starbucks is going "1 percent" on us? Or is it just harmless, splurgy fun?

  • Why Did Apple Shares Plunge?

    Technical analysts might be bearish on Apple but there is certainly room for a steep recovery.

  • Why Samsung Stock Surge Won’t Fizzle Out Like Apple’s

    The epic $1 billion patent fight between the top two smartphone makers resumes Thursday in a federal courtroom when Apple and Samsung again square off over rights to vital technology.

  • Apple's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faces tougher competition from Chinese brands, according to research.

  • No matter which way you slice it (sorry), Pizza Hut has long been an innovator in the pizza industry: The chain gave the world stuffed crust, after all. But now Pizza Hut is channeling its creative streak into other ventures, releasing its own Pizza Hut perfume.

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