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  • Tech Assuming A Global Shape Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:34 AM ET
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    As demand for technology rises in the larger emerging markets, U.S.-based companies will find both more opportunities and competition for their products overseas.

  • Apple's Tim Cook Is Expert in Operations Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
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    Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is widely credited with streamlining the supply chain, managing inventories extremely well and helping the company  stockpile about $50 billion in cash and short-term investments.

  • Verizon Deal With iPhone Won't Boost Earnings at First Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
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    The deal to bring the iPhone to Verizon is a big one. Verizon customers have been waiting for years, and the company should see a boost in the number of subscribers that it adds.

  • 3D Could Be Big in 2011 Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 12:29 PM ET
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    With a slew of new product offerings, 3D will continue its assault at retail this year. LG, Samsung and Panasonic all plan to include the technology in a wider array of products— most importantly in TV sets and Blu-ray players that aren’t being aimed at the high-end, early adopter audience.

  • Top Tech Stocks: Rising Stars at CES Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 10:53 AM ET
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    Here are the best performing companies in the technology sector in the last twelve months. 

  • Microsoft Links With Arm in Tablets Move Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 4:47 AM ET
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    Shares in Arm Holdings rose as 13 per cent in early London trading on Thursday after Microsoft announced overnight that the UK-based group’s chip designs would feature in a new version of the Windows operating system. The FT reports.

  • PCs Evolving as Consumer Habits Change Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 11:20 AM ET
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    Apps and Internet connectivity are everywhere. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, you’ll see more devices incorporating PC-like functions. And they'll be not just smartphones and set-top boxes, but TVs, digital cameras and printers as well.

  • Has the iPhone Become Big Brother Plus Terminator? Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 2:51 PM ET
    Steve Jobs with an iPhone 4

    It’s pretty astonishing just how quickly Apple iPhone users have grown to rely on the phones—and how much control they have given it (along with the iPod Touch and iPad) over their day to day lives.

  • Will New Electronics Revive Economy? Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 2:51 PM ET
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    After predicting in his last two keynote addresses at the Consumer Electronics Show that innovation from the consumer electronics would help the U.S. economy rebound, Gary Shapiro is standing by his message. The question is now whether there is enough innovation to jump-start things for 2011, especially after consumer confidence unexpectedly dipped in December.

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    Another year, another CES. I’ve seen so many that they all begin to blend. But change is always afoot in the consumer electronics business, and so there’s something new every time.

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    Ever since Apple introduced the iPad, tech experts have predicted that consumers will all but abandon their laptops for lighter and more compact tablet computers. But others believe those predictions are premature..

  • John Daly's Christmas 'Card' Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 3:27 PM ET
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    Pro golfer John Daly has turned my frown upside down with this photograph he posted on Twitpic.

  • Microsoft to Block Access to Kinect Porn Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 12:33 PM ET
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    Microsoft told CNBC it wouldn't license or condone such a game. While Kotaku reports this means Microsoft can block the game, it's not clear the software giant will be successful.

  • XBox Becomes SexBox? Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 9:58 AM ET
    Xbox Kinect Sex Games

    In a world where porn is struggling to make money because so much of it can be accessed for free, here's something new the industry can charge for.

  • Goldman Slaps $430 Price Target on Apple Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 9:04 AM ET
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    Apple shares should jump by more than a third as the technology giant is posed to take advantage of the long-term changes in the industry such as the shift to tablet computers, Goldman Sachs said in a note Monday.

  • Will Microsoft’s Kinect Success Boost the Stock? Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 2:49 PM ET
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    I don’t want to be a party pooper, but there aren’t a lot of reasons to think Microsoft stock should react to Kinect at this point. Look at the numbers: Microsoft does about $66 billion in annual revenue, $21 billion in net income.

  • TECHNOLOGY—Fortt Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
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    Oracle goes hardware shopping, Carol Bartz tames Yahoo and the Android overtakes the iPhone in sales

  • The Financial 'A-Team': Special-Ops for Your Money Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 4:13 PM ET
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    Couple are starting to lift the taboo of talking about money but it's more than a spouse or a partner. You should be talking about money with friends, family and others. Who's on your Financial A-Team? It's time to parachute them in.

  • More Smart Phones Mean More Profit: Qualcomm CEO Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 11:44 AM ET
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    "Get smart" could be the motto of Qualcomm’s CEO and Chairman Paul Jacobs, who told CNBC Thursday that growing popularity smart phones is one reason his company is beating expectations.

  • Stop Procrastinating! Seven Things to Get Done Now Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 2:33 PM ET
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    We procrastinate on just about everything — from washing the dishes to investing for retirement. Well guess what? We're at an intersection here, and it's time to make a hard right on Get It Done Lane. Here are seven things you need to stop putting off — and where to start.