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In the battle of electronic book readers, the winner gives the most choice to consumers, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch told CNBC Monday. That makes Nook better than Amazon's e-reader, the Kindle, he said.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.
What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.
There are some familiar franchises on this list of the biggest game-to-movie stinkers, proving that even if a studio options a game with an enormous fan base, it can't assume those players will show up at the box office.
The history of financially successful videogame-to-movie conversions is a pretty short one. Here are eight examples of gaming franchises that have managed to succeed on the big screen.
With Google Wallet, the world's most popular search engine wants to manage your everyday financial transactions. All you need is a smart phone. But for now, only one device will do the trick. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.
Here's a look at the top 10 videogames through the end of August, based on U.S. sales (though when the year's over, expect several to be displaced).
An outlook on luxury spending, with Tue Mantoni, Bang & Olufsen CEO.
Microsoft kicked off its developers conference Tuesday with a preview of its new Windows 8 operating system. CNBC's Brian Goode has the details.
The electronics giant is selling products from online retailers through its website in an effort to boost revenues, but is it too little, too late? CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the details.
Dropbox, one of cloud computing's hottest startups, allows you to store data remotely and access it from any device, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
The consumer electronics (CE) companies, from traditionally low-end LG to high-end Panasonic, are presenting connectivity as the new must-have experience in the living room.
The consumer electronics market in Western Europe will recover in the second half of 2011 from the significant deterioration it witnessed in the first six months, when sales declined by 11.3 percent year-on-year, market research company GfK said in a new report.
Technology companies are incorporating 3D technology into an ever-expanding array of devices, including camcorders, television sets and home cinemas. But the glasses still look nerdy and consumers have so far been reluctant to bring the technology into their homes.
Ever wondered what your home might look like in 10 years’ time? Will it be cleaned by robots and run by computers? Will your fridge go online to allow you to discuss dinner plans with your spouse or instruct it to do the shopping?
With consumers increasingly turning to the web for entertainment, televisions which allow users to download shows off the Internet will be vying for attention at the IFA technology fair in Berlin this week as technology companies make a push into a potentially huge market.
Discussing the electronic giant's plan to slash the price of its PS3 gaming console, with Jack Tretton, Sony's Computer Entertainment of America president/CEO, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Click ahead to see the ten jobs with the highest levels of employee unhappiness, according to data collected in 2011. The results may surprise you.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
Electronic and electrical equipment is off to a good start. A look at which companies are positioned to take off, with Daniel Holland, Morningstar.