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  • Olympus Ex-President, Others Arrested: Media Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 10:14 PM ET
    Olympus chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa announces the company had stripped their first ever non-Japanese president Michael Woodford of his title just six months after appointing him, at a press conference at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on October 14, 2011. Citing management differences, the camera and precision devices maker said it had demoted Briton Michael Woodford over "a big gap" between him and other board directors on company management and strategy.

    Three former executives of Japan's disgraced Olympus were arrested on Thursday over their role in a $1.7 billion accounting fraud at the maker of medical equipment and cameras, Japanese media reported.

  • Workers apply the Apple logo to the exterior of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for an Apple special event January 26, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

    Apple shares topped $500 for the first time Monday amid a broad market advance, bringing its market capitalization to just over $460 billion.

  • Cisco Shares Up on Earnings Beat  Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders with the play on Cisco's earnings beat, and Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, discusses his "buy" rating on the tech giant, and the upside potential in the stock. Also, a look at the risk/reward profile of Juniper versus Cisco.

  • Michael Woodford, the former CEO of Japan's optical giant Olympus.

    Official investigations into a massive fraud at Japan's Olympus are highly likely to lead to further revelations on the scandal soon, according to the firm's former chief executive, Michael Woodford, who blew the whistle on the affair.

  • Videogame Football Fights and Furors Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:36 PM ET
    While the video game industry courts its share of controversy, you might expect sports games to generally avoid ruffling feathers. Uh-uh. Some of the industry's biggest controversies have involved football video games. While they have fallen short of the furor that surrounded the hidden sex in the “Hot Coffee” minigame in "Grand Theft Auto," football games have had their share of head-scratching moments for investors and fans over the years. Here' are some of the polarizing and odd moments of th

    While the videogame industry courts its share of controversy, you might expect sports games to generally avoid ruffling feathers. Here are some polarizing and odd moments of the industry's most popular sport.

  • In Videogames, Even Football Isn't Without Controversy Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    The NFL has been a part of the landscape for about as long as videogames have been around – and anything with such longevity tends to ruffle some feathers among both players and publishers.

  • Apple Earnings Preview  Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    Apple will report earnings after tomorrow's closing bell. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities sr. analyst, weighs in on Tim Cook: "He's not Steve Jobs, but nobody is."

  • RIMM Slides on CEO Reshuffle  Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Research in Motion stock is down on news that the company's co-CEOs are stepping down. Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses the stock's movement.

  • Homes of the New Tech Titans Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    The new tech titans are building the tools that influence our daily lives, giving us games like Words with Friends, and the ability to stream our favorite TV shows wherever we are, on whatever gadgets we choose.But where do they rest their bleary eyes after their late-night hackathons? Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged and shown that it really pays to be a geek after all.

    Some prefer a modest place to call home, belying their rock-star-nerd status. But others have splurged, showing it really pays to be a geek after all.

  • What Is Next for RIM?  Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 8:50 PM ET

    Melissa Chau, Market Analyst at IDC Asia Pacific says Asian smartphone makers are becoming more interested in RIM's operating system.

  • Inside Instagram's Success  Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 11:55 AM ET

    Instagram has taken off since it was launched in October 2011. It's vintage photo filters and photo sharing capabilities have attracted 15 million downloads, with users ranging from Justin Bieber to President Obama. Kevin Systrom, co-founder & CEO of Instagram, discusses.

  • Top Apps for Road Warriors Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 4:18 PM ET
    Today's business traveler has plenty of essential tools, but none is more critical than the mobile phone. Once just a tool for communication, these devices began to morph into mobile offices over a dozen years ago with the introduction of the first Blackberry.Today, with the app explosion, they've become even more important – and developers have created hundreds of applications to help road warriors become more efficient and better able to navigate unfamiliar towns. We've dug up 10 apps for iPho

    There are hundreds of applications to help road warriors become more efficient and better able to navigate unfamiliar locales. Don't leave home without these 10.

  • The 10 Coolest Gadgets at CES 2012 Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Attending the Consumer Electronics Show is not good for your bank account. No matter how new your TV is or how high tech your home might be, there's always something better on the way – and once you see it, you often want it.There is, however, a lot of repetition in the Las Vegas Convention Center halls. After a couple of days, the myriad TVs start to run together, and it starts to seem like every booth is offering some variation of an iPhone case.Some items rise above the fray – and these are o

    Some items at this year's show rise above the fray — and these are often the ones that resonate with consumers. Here are a few of the most interesting things on display this year.

  • Celebrity-Promoted Products at CES Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 3:11 PM ET
    Celebrities are making the rounds again this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.The tech show has reeled in a star-studded lineup, and the stars are drawing attention.Whether they are endorsing a product or service, revealing their own branded product line or just there to draw crowds to some of the latest innovations, celebrities are everywhere at CES 2012.

    Celebrities are making the rounds again this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The tech show has reeled in a star-studded lineup, and the stars are drawing attention.

  • Hollywood Goes High-Tech at CES Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Will Smith

    Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and  Hollywood moguls at the convention.

  • Voice Control: Next Big Thing in TV? Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 11:33 AM ET
    People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions.

    Up next in the efforts to woo technology-minded consumers are major changes in the way we communicate with televisions — specifically, voice control. Try having a conversation with your device.

  • What's the Next Big Thing in Consumer Electronics? Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    Will Ultrabooks underwhelm this year? It's too early to say, but some analysts think it's going to be a while before we see a new technology or advancement that lives up to the hype.

  • A Tech Show Loses Clout as Industry Shifts Sunday, 8 Jan 2012 | 8:03 PM ET
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    The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced — reflecting the changing nature of the technology industry. The NYT reports.

  • US Holiday Electronics Sales Drop 5.9 Percent Sunday, 8 Jan 2012 | 4:54 PM ET
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  • Barnes and Noble CEO's Next Move  Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    As the book seller increased its loss estimates for fiscal year due to investments in its digital business led by the Nook e-reader, Barnes & Noble is considering separating the digital business from its core. Insight with William Lynch, Barnes and Noble CEO and CNBC's David Faber.