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Counterfeit goods generate hundreds of billions of dollars in sales each year, making up about 7 percent of all global trade.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CEOs, financiers and entrepreneurs are mingling and doing deals here at the D9 conference. A few tidbits from the opening hours.
Apple has announced that Steve Jobs will give the keynote speech at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6.
Companies in the wind power industry are gearing up for expansion, despite hurdles such as decreasing demand for electricity and lower natural gas prices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contrary to popular opinion, the best investment bet that you can make in 2011 is in Africa. You wouldn’t know it if you turn on a TV or read a newspaper, since U.S. and European media focus relentlessly on areas of unrest and instability, but the reports beyond the front page tell a very different story.
North America's continuing love affair with the smartphone and the tablet will power Alcatel-Lucent's sales for at least the next two years, Chief Executive Ben Verwaayen told CNBC Friday.
In the wake of the Flash Crash in May 2010, CNBC and AP conducted a wide-ranging poll on how Americans saw the stock market and investing. How much have things changed? You tell us.
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Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Ari Levy is CNBC.com's senior technology reporter in San Francisco.
Harriet Taylor is a CNBC.com technology reporter based in San Francisco. She covers Apple, Uber and the sharing economy, cyber security and emerging Silicon Valley trends.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.
Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.