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  • iPad3 Release for Steve Jobs' Birthday     Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's release of the new and improved iPad3 set for February 24th, 2012.

  • Potential Positivity for HPQ     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 12:49 PM ET

    The Fast Money Halftime Report traders discuss potential for HP.

  • Retail Discounting Backfires?     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 11:05 AM ET

    Best Buy has cancelled some Black Friday orders at the last minute, blaming overwhelming demand. Barney's, Kohl's and Target have similar issues. Ylan Mui, Washington Post reporter shares the details.

  • Historical Retail Winners/Losers     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details on which retail stocks have been naughty or nice to investors this year and what investors should expect from their returns.

  • Buy, Sell or Hold: Best Buy & Amazon     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Fast Money trader J.J. Kinahan makes a 'buy, sell or hold' recommendation for Best Buy and Amazon.

  • Verizon & Netflix Rumors     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Netflix shares rose on speculation Verizon was bidding on the company, then shares fell after Verizon confirmed no discussion has occurred, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Thai Floods Hit Many Techs     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:22 PM ET

    Flooding in Thailand has cut the world's supply of hard disk drives. Discussing which companies are most likely to be affected, with Brian Blair, Wedge Partners principal.

  • 2011's Must-Have Gadgets     Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 4:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a look at this year's "must-haves" tech gadgets.

  • HP Keeps Its Computers     Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard has been on a wild ride since news went public that former CEO Leo Apotheker was considering spinning off the PC business. The stock immediately fell and the company killed its tablet. Discussing the impact of these changes and what is next for HP, with Todd Bradley, Hewlett-Packard executive vice president of personal systems group.

  • Movie Fantasy Jobs Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 1:31 PM ET
    Movies have glamorized many occupations over the years. The films of Humphrey Bogart let viewers live vicariously as street-smart private eyes. James Bond made audience members imagine themselves as debonair, globe-hopping spies with exotic seductresses in every port of call. And Clint Eastwood’s westerns made people visualize themselves as the frontier’s messengers of bloody vengeance.What these films failed to do was accurately convey a picture of their main characters’ day-to-day finances. Wa

    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.

  • Inventions That Killed Businesses Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 4:35 PM ET
    The forward march of technology is both unforgiving and unstoppable. As it mercilessly weeds out the old in favor of the new, once beloved products and services become less favored by consumers, while others simply become obsolete.It’s always been this way. The horse and buggy was once the dominant means of travel for Americans, but once the automobile was invented formerly solvent buggy makers found themselves out of a job.This dynamic repeats itself whenever a new invention comes along that si

    What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.

  • 'Smart' TV War: First Salvos at Europe Tech Show Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 9:12 AM ET
    Visitors are reflected in glossy TV screens at Sony's booth at the 50th edition of "IFA" in Berlin at the 50th edition of "IFA" in Berlin, September 7, 2010. IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics and home appliances fair opens to the public from September 3 to 8, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    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.

  • China Overtakes US in PC Shipments Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 9:28 PM ET
    Teenagers surround a computer screen at the ChinaJoy Expo, also known as the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, in Shanghai, China.

    China has reached yet another milestone in its rise as a consumer of technology by becoming the biggest market for personal computers.  The New York Times reports. 

  • Malware: CNBC Explains Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 11:03 AM ET
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    It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.

  • The Fast traders explain why they wouldn't buy H-P on the news it is acquiring a software company and spinning off its PC arm.

  • Double-Duty: Strange but Functional Gadgets Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    With billions of products on the market, it’s hard for consumers to be shocked by the function or appearance of a gadget. But these products manage to do just that. Some are actually practical while others are just plain strange. Either way, these gadgets are sure to make you say, “What?!” They’ll wake you up, give you a massage, let you tweet in some of the strangest places and charge your gadgets. Here are 10 of the strangest gadgets you’ve ever seen.

    From an iPlunger to a solar-paneled bikini and a flying alarm clock, these gadgets are sure to make you do a double take — but they get the job done!

  • Wholesale Inventories Post Smallest Rise in 7 Months Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    Manufacturing Cars

    U.S. wholesale inventories in June posted their smallest rise in seven months as sales rebounded more than expected, a government report showed on Wednesday, pointing to a moderate build-up in unsold goods, which should support manufacturing.

  • HP's Latest Gadget     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 1:53 PM ET

    A look at Hewlett Packard's new tablet and whether it will rival Apple's iPad, with David Pogue, New York Times technology columnist.

  • Pretty Tablet, Though Late for the Ball Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:51 AM ET
    HP 9.7" Touchpad

    Have you been reading the headlines? There was a big earthquake in Haiti. Some men were rescued from a mine in Chile. Oh, and apparently there was a gigantic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico the New York Times reports.

  • Best Buys Big Beat     Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 12:52 PM ET

    Analysis of the electronic retailer's decision to focus more on mobile phones and tablets, with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., and the Fast Money traders weigh in trades to put down today.