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  • US Tech Groups Criticized for EU Lobbying Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 1:16 AM ET

    The head of a key pan-European industry group has sharply criticized intensifying pressure from US lobbyists on behalf of Google and Facebook to relax EU privacy laws to suit Silicon Valley businesses.

  • F.T.C. Suggests New Policy Guidelines for Mobile Apps Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    In a strong move to protect the privacy of Americans as they use the Internet on their smartphones and tablets, the FTC said the mobile industry should include a do-not-track feature in software and apps and take other steps to safeguard personal information.

  • Sony Playstation Meeting Ignites Talk of PS4 Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 3:08 AM ET
    A DualShock 3 wireless controller for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 3 (PS3).

    Sony will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japanese consumer electronics giant is preparing to unveil the successor to its 70 million-selling PS3 games console. Sony declined to say whether it would release a new product at the meeting in New York on Feb. 20. "

  • Is Samsung Closing the Image Gap With Apple? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 10:13 PM ET

    Millions of smartphone users around the world who are now viewing Samsung's mobile devices in a new light and opting for them over Apple's devices.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Impressive quarterly earnings from Facebook did little to keep analysts at bay or placate investors, with the stock sinking in pre-market action on Thursday.

  • Can a Rimless Blackberry Avoid Extinction? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Thorsten Heins, CEO, Research In Motion

    Even after Canada-based Blackberry launched it's anticipated line-up of revamped smartphones and their surprise name change, investors were unimpressed as its stock slumped 12 percent.

  • Blackberry 10 Is 'Lovely, Fast and Efficient': NYT's Pogue Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins officially unveils the BlackBerry 10 mobile platform as well as two new devices in New York.

    RIM's Hail Mary pass, its bet-the-farm phone, is finally here. And guess what? It's lovely, fast and efficient, bristling with fresh, useful ideas, says the NYT's David Pogue.

  • RIM in Day of Reckoning as BlackBerry 10 Launches Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    BlackBerry 10

    The innovative line of BlackBerry smartphones that Research In Motion will formally unveil on Wednesday has already succeeded on one crucial count - getting RIM back in the conversation.

  • South Korea's Samsung Electronics did not willfully infringe on some of Apple's patents, a U.S. federal court has ruled, foiling Apple's attempt to ratchet up the $1.05 billion in damages it was awarded last August by a U.S. jury.

  • Google Maps Out North Korea With Crowd-Sourced Data Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    A map of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, after the addition of crowd-sourced data.

    Efforts to map out North Korea have been made over the last few years, but on Monday, Google was finally ready to officially update the region on Google Maps.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

    Before Facebook introduced a new search tool this month, it assembled an eclectic team to scrutinize what users were searching for on the site — and how.

  • Twitter's Vine Features Porn Video as 'Editor's Pick' Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Twitter blames "human error" for pornographic video slipping into Vine's "Editor's Picks" section.

  • Big Deals on Big-Screen TVs for Super Bowl Sunday Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Consumers shop for televisions in Walmart.

    The days leading up to Super Bowl Sunday on February 3 are traditionally the best time of year to snag a deal on a super-sized set.

  • Could This Chinese Firm Become RIM’s White Knight? Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    A senior Lenovo executive said on Thursday that the Chinese computer maker may consider Research in Motion as a takeover target, sending the Blackberry maker's shares up 2 percent just a week before it launches a make-or-break line of redesigned smartphones.

  • As President Barack Obama begins his second term, start-ups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.

  • Apple Should Not Be Trading at This Multiple: Cramer Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    "It's just not fair" how investors are treating Apple, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.

  • Diversified technology company 3M reported fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday that broadly met analysts'expectations.

  • RIM Preps Clients to Run BlackBerry 10 Devices Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    RIM shares rose two percent in pre-market trading after releasing a new system to allow its biggest customers to use its new line of BlackBerry 10 smartphones on their own networks.

  • Coach Suffers Holiday Sales Hangover; Shares Tumble Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Upscale leather-goods maker and retailer Coach reported holiday quarter revenue below Wall Street forecasts amid a tough economy and stiff competition.

  • 300 Blockbuster Stores to Close, Affecting 3,000 Jobs Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Dish Network Corp. says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, affecting about 3,000 employees.