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  • Apple's New iPad Mini   Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 5:45 PM ET
    Apple's New iPad Mini

    Apple is falling after making its iPad Mini announcement, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. David Carnoy, CNET executive editor, says "Apple is trying to cover all its bases."

  • The Triumph of Politics Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 6:51 PM ET
    The Triumph of Politics

    In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.

  • Kids Using iPads, What About Toys?   Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 2:36 PM ET
    Kids Using iPads, What About Toys?

    More children are using tablets like Apple's iPad. Sean McGowan, Needham & Company, discusses how this may affect traditional toymakers and their stocks. Tyler Gray, Fast Company, thinks the iPad could be bad for kids.

  • Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:04 PM ET
    Vanquishing Software Viruses and Maybe Your Rivals

    The startup  Bromium is taking a completely new approach to  security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 5:02 PM ET
    Disruptors Reinventing the Retail Marketplace

    While there’s been an explosion of apps and websites bringing retail online, the latest wave of innovation is focused on bringing mobile technology into brick-and-mortar retailers.

  • As Some Thrive on Disruption, Others Strive to Survive It

    Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Tablet Wars Heat Up   Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 1:07 PM ET
    Tablet Wars Heat Up

    Apple is expected to unveil its Mini iPad at an October 23 event, and CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the company will have to include the product in its fiscal Q1 guidance.

  • Black Friday Prediction: Killer Deals on Electronics Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 12:09 PM ET
    Black Friday shoppers wait to pay for items in a Sears store at Simon Property Group Inc.'s Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio.

    The shopping experts at dealnews.com studied what happened last year and they expect many popular electronic items to be at their lowest prices ever during what they call the “Black Friday Season” – mid-November to Cyber Monday.

  • The Death of the iPhone Dock? Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 11:37 AM ET
    Apple iPhones on dock.

    Based on the leaks out of accessory makers and parts suppliers, it seems that the shape of the dock is changing for the first time since the early days of the iPod.

  • Best Buy Margins ‘In a Downward Spiral’: Analyst Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
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    Don’t bet on growth in Best Buy’s margins anytime soon, says one analyst who told CNBC that he does see not see many ways for the company to turn itself around.

  • Will the Wii U Push Nintendo Back Into Profitability? Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Nintendo Wii U Console Demo

    Now, as Nintendo's next generation console system prepares to launch later this year and the handheld 3DS device starts to get its legs under it, it's hoping to get back to black.

  • Bye-Bye Best Buy?   Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Bye-Bye Best Buy?

    Are electronic stores on the verge of extinction? Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz, weighs in on whether it's only a matter of time before e-commerce replaces physical retail.

  • Will Schulze Take Best Buy Private?   Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:52 AM ET
    Will Schulze Take Best Buy Private?

    Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses what's at stake if the giant retailer decides to go private.

  • Option Bulls Stick Their Horns Out for Best Buy Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 5:56 AM ET
    Best Buy

    Best Buy is going mobile, and the bulls are sticking their horns out.

  • Jabil Circuit CEO on Outlook Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 6:16 PM ET
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    Cramer interviews Tim Main, CEO of Jabil Circuit, about his company’s prospects.

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    Nintendo and Sony took pains to avoid mentioning their next generation console systems at this year's E3 videogame conference. But their publishing partners had plenty to say about what gamers can expect in 2013.

  • The Inside Story on the Making of Nintendo’s Wii U Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 4:50 AM ET
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    Judging by the lines at Nintendo's E3 booth, Nintendo's Wii U is a hit, but the system could have been a lot different if Nintendo had listened to its inner demons.

  • Zynga Prowls for Fresh Talent Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
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    Zynga will participate in E3 for the first time. But instead of using the media-saturated event to showcase its titles, Zynga's there with another goal in mind: capturing the eye of some of the industry's best talent.

  • Take-Two Interactive CEO Talks Digital, Mobile at E3 Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 6:42 PM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Here at E3, Take-Two announced a number of new mobile games, including a number built on Nickelodeon brands. The idea is to go wherever consumers are, and Take-Two doesn't care if they're on their smart-phones or consoles.