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  • Apple's iPhone Sales: Good But Is That Good Enough? Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 8:57 AM ET
    Apple iPhone

    Iphone's first weekend is in the books and while three days of sales hardly determines the entire story, it is an important "split time" that Apple investors should consider. Piper Jaffray concluded its channel checks late Sunday and determined that Apple and AT&T spacersold 425,000 iPhones this weekend:

  • Stock Picks for 20-Somethings Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 4:10 PM ET
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    So, CNBC asked four market watchers for stock picks -- given a five-year time horizon -- for 20-somethings. Check out their picks.

  • iPhone Friday: the 'New' Is Relative Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 11:46 AM ET
    iPhone 2.0

    One year and 11 days ago, our nation was swept by iPhone Mania. TV news coverage was relentless. Hard-core fans camped out to be the first in line. Bloggers referred to Apple's new product as the "Jesus phone." And Friday is the iPhone’s second coming.

  • Apple App Store Could Rival iTunes As Revenue Source Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 9:49 AM ET
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    Let me focus on something that deserves a lot more attention: the upcoming Apple App Store, a new online Apple store that will post and sell third party software applications. And, if you believe iPhone's sales projections in the coming years, App could match or rival iTunes as a revenue stream down the road.

  • Apple's "Second Coming" Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 12:54 AM ET
    A customer at an Apple store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., examines the new Apple iPhone during the first day of sales for the device, Friday, June 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek).

    Just days away now from the release of Apple's next generation iPhone, the so-called iPhone 3G.  And if the first one was dubbed the "Jesus Phone" because of the overwhelming hype, hope and promise of that device, then this new one is quite literally iPhone's Second Coming.

  • Parking Cash in European Telecoms Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    The European telecom sector could be a good place for investors to park their cash, particularly Deutsche Telekom and UK's Vodafone, James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, said.

  • Bargain Stocks: Nokia, Spectra, Incitex Pivot Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | 7:52 AM ET

    Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.

  • On the Line: CenturyTel CEO Glen Post Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    This chief executive is a rarity. He cares deeply about his shareholders, Cramer says.

  • Bill Gates

    Today's the day. Well sort of. Bill Gates will retire from Microsoft, kind of. He's leaving the day-to-day responsibilities to others. But not really.

  • Cramer: Trading General Motors Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    The CEO says his company has plenty of liquidity. But at what cost?

  • One Small Step for Intel; Giant Leap for Apple? Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 12:26 PM ET

    This might be more a leap of faith, but it's a leap worth considering for both Intel and Apple, especially after the blogs have been awash this week about speculation over Intel's resistance to upgrade 80,000 employee computers to Microsoft's Vista.

  • Nokia Taking On Google's Cell Phone Software Play Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 9:16 AM ET
    Nokia

    Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is buying the software company that dominates the "smart phone" market, making it a real competitor to the likes of Apple and now Google.

  • RIM Shares Plunge as Profit, Outlook Fall Short Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 4:49 PM ET
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    Research in Motion reported a profit and sales that both were below analysts' estimates, and the company's shares dropped about 8 percent in extended trading.

  • RIM Misses But Will Cooler Heads Prevail On Stock? Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 4:34 PM ET
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    After the build-up and the hype, and the enormous amount of optimism surrounding Research in Motion shares, the company can't beat the buzzer and stock gets popped.

  • Research in Motion Earnings Preview: Bold Numbers Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 2:29 PM ET
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    It's fun making the smartphone most business people want, especially when it leads to expectations of yet another triple-digit jump in profits. So how can you figure out if Research in Motion can do it again? We're glad you asked.

  • RIM On Earnings Deck: Set to Soar? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 12:01 PM ET
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    Research in Motion will release earnings on Wednesday, and there's a fair amount of optimism swirling around these shares, even in the face of ever increasing competition and headlines from Apple and the iPhone.

  • iPhone Therefore iCreate? (Your Thoughts) Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 4:46 PM ET

    Seems that last post about Oxford University Prof. Jonathan Zittrain and his worry about Apple's iPhone -- as well as other technology derailing our creativity -- struck a bit of a nerve. Several of you have written in, deriding his claims, calling him a Luddite, and more importantly, calling into question the basis on which he forms his opinions.

  • Why iPhone Sparks -- Not Stifles -- Creativity Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 4:12 PM ET
    A customer at an Apple store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., examines the new Apple iPhone during the first day of sales for the device, Friday, June 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek).

    What am I missing here? That was the polite version of what went through my mind after reading Oxford University's professor Jonathan Zittrain wax philosophic about how the increasing adoption of Apple's iPhone, Research in Motion's Blackberry, and Microsoft's Xbox threaten to derail our very creativity.

  • Google Android Sees Delays? Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 10:57 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Close, but no cigar, at least not yet when it comes to Google's mobile operating system platform code-named Android, at least according to the folks at The Wall Street Journal.

  • Apple, Google, RIM, Amazon Starting To Shine Again Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 1:23 PM ET
    Tech Shines

    Wall Street can be a fickle place, and as investors wonder where they ought to park their money while they ride out the economic volatility gripping the country right now, they may want to harken back to some oldies but goodies: Apple Inc., Google, Research in Motion and Amazon.

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