Technology Hardware

  • Broida: 'Why I'm Returning My New iPad and Buying a Kindle Fire'

    Tablet wars continue and Rick Broida, CNET contributor, discusses his review of Apple's iPad verses Amazon's Kindle Fire.

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    Bill Smead, portfolio manager for the Smead Value Investor Fund, offers up four unloved stocks that he thinks are a “buy.”

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    Mike Driscoll, a former Wall Street equities trader turned Adelphi University professor, likens social media market commentary to anonymous chat rooms in the late 1990s, where people tried to "pump and dump" obscure, thinly traded stocks for a quick profit.

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    Semiconductor stocks such as Intel, Texas Instruments, Xilinx, Analog Devices, and ON Semiconductor could see further upside, according to JPMorgan, which believes the PC market may be growing faster-than-expected.

  • Equity Dividends vs Bond Yields

    Edward Perks, Senior Vice President, Franklin Templeton Investments, explains why he is moving away from long-duration fixed income and into equities with a focus on dividend plays.

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    On a day where Apple shares hit $621, yet another new high for the company, one analyst boldly predicted that shares will hit $1,650 by the end of 2015, in large part because there will soon be just as many Macs sold as PCs.

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    Half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product. That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer, according to CNBC's All-America Survey.

  • Digital advances are emerging as one of the hottest trends in the home appliance space. Think refrigerators that track your food inventory and expiration dates; washers and dryers you control remotely with a smartphone; robotic vacuum cleaners. “2012 is becoming the year, when connected appliances become more mass marketable and more mainstream,” says Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and director of research for the Consumer Electronics Association, which produces the annual show. The evolution o

    From refrigerators to washers, these machines may control you as much as you think you are controlling them. Click ahead to view some of the coolest smart-tech appliances.

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    A dearth of venture capital money, a lower cost of living, and a lifestyle-oriented culture have created a slower approach to growth.

  • Amazon vs. Apple, FedEx

    A look at's back-end business and whether a logistics company like FedEx could be its true rival, with Michael Kanellos, and Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities.

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    In a factory compound called “Silicon Valley Power” in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, one of the white-tiled buildings is locked. Until last year, it was home to a mobile phone assembly line. “They closed down and sent the workers home,” says a guard the FT reports.

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    OCZ Technology has been a monster stock in the past, and now the bulls are coming back to hard-drive maker.

  • Yahoo Board Battle Heats Up

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has details on Yahoo board nominations and Facebook holding an April meeting with sell-side analysts to discuss the company's financials in more detail.

  • Apple Dividend: Departure From Steve Jobs Legacy?

    Apple announced its plan to pay a dividend for the first time since 1995 at $2.65 per share beginning September of 2012. Peter Kafka, All Things Digital, and CNBC's John Carney & Kate Kelly, discuss whether the move is a departure from former CEO Steve Jobs' reign and legacy.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

    Cook isn’t trying to impress us; he just seems to be focusing on moving the company forward in a thoughtful way.

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    As consumers line up for its brand new iPad, some strategists worry too many Wall Street houses are lining up behind Apple, sending its stock price up too far, too fast.

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    As consumers line up for its brand new iPad, some strategists worry too many Wall Street houses are lining up behind Apple, sending its stock price up too far, too fast.

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    The hospital’s pediatric emergency unit was the first in the U.S. to feature private rooms equipped with interactive, customizable ambient lighting design by Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV spacer.

  • Today in Tech: New iPad Expected

    A look ahead to what's expected from Apple's new product launch event tomorrow in San Francisco, with CNBC's Jon Fortt. A new, high-definition iPad in addition to a low-price iPad are two possibilities.

  • Fresh off hitting an all-time intraday high for the company, International Business Machines could continue its momentum and reach a higher price target by 2013, according to Barclays Capital technology hardware analyst Ben Reitzes.

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