Tech Hardware

  • 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.

  • This year, Lexus has changed up their advertisements by taking a stab at social media – and it’s been met with mixed reviews.

  • Verizon

    Verizon is not interested in buying spectrum from Dish Network and does not plan to make any big acquisitions, its CEO said.

  • Without action, the US will face a major cyber attack, says a former US spy.

  • Hewlett-Packard reported this month that it would take an $8.8 billion charge due to its $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy. The write-down essentially wiped out Hewlett-Packard's profits in the third quarter.

  • Apple’s iPhone 5 Is Set to Debut in China on Dec. 14

    Apple's iPhone 5 will be available for sale in China on Dec. 14.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • Hey Marketers, Quit Whining About Facebook

    Jeff Dachis doesn’t want to hear your whining about Facebook — especially if you’re a corporate marketer who’s been using the social network to spew messages to anyone and everyone who has ever simply “liked” your brand.

  • Investment Banks Now Turn to Psychologists for Help

    Juniper Networks has been bouncing, and the bulls are looking for more mojo ahead.

  • With a Billion Birthdays on File, Facebook Adds a Gift Store

    The stock holdings of Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s relatives took a solid jump after Ping An was granted a waiver to a rule that big financial companies be broken up. The NYT reports.

  • Cyber Monday Winners: Apple, Mobile

    Consumers turned out in droves for Cyber Monday deals, as sales figures show a record shopping day.

  • Playing With Big Data

    What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.

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