*CEO lauds 33 pct on-year growth in slowing China market. BEIJING, July 2- China's top smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc on Thursday reported semi-annual sales that for the first time were lower than the previous six months, jeopardising its full-year target and hinting at a slowdown in its mainstay domestic market. "Around 90 percent of Xiaomi's shipments are in China,...» Read More
Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.
Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities.
Whether its a weedng, funeral or bar/bat mitzvah, there;'ds a wealth of mobile apps and websites to teach your the rops and handle the costs.
The years following the Great Recession will feature the reemergence of U.S. manufacturing—everything from aeronautics to robots in warehouses, to high-speed cotton mills and 3-D model-making—but this generation of manufacturing will be polished and enhanced with technology.
Intel tells CNBC it will be making its "most significant technology announcement of the year" on Wednesday in San Francisco.
Investors are rushing investment decisions on hot internet companies and accepting weaker ownership rights than in the dotcom bubble, one of the biggest private equity investors in media and communications has warned. The Financial Times reports.
Nearly two weeks after being the subject of one of the largest data breaches in business history, the PlayStation Network will go back online this week, Sony announced Sunday morning.
Sony Corp's No.2 Kazuo Hirai will brief media on Sunday about a huge security breach of its PlayStation Network, the first time an executive of the Japanese electronics giant will publicly address the case, which could prompt global legal actions.
At Apple, the CEO succession picture could hardly be more clear: Though it's unofficial, Cook, the company’s chief operating officer, is likely the guy.
The film, television and video game industries are all facing seismic shifts in their fields and are trying to find ways to avoid the same fate as the music industry while using very similar tactics.
The software titan posted results that outstripped estimates Thursday, but reported a dip in quarterly sales of its core Windows operating system, signaling a recent downturn in PCs.
For Microsoft, is it the best of times or the worst of times? We'll find out after the bell, but bulls and bears can both cite numbers to make their case.
With both global food prices and concerns about food safety on the rise, technology is playing a more important role in the economics of the world’s food supply.
Apple faced questions on Wednesday about the security of its iPhone and iPad after a report that the devices regularly record their locations in a hidden file, reports the New York Times.
The U.S. was an early leader in many areas, but has since slipped a bit. Some say cleantech could be the nest Internet and that the U.S. needs to exploit its considerable expertise. What do you think?
Intel chips will be in tablet computers and smartphones later this year, CEO Paul Otellini told CNBC Wednesday.
Although Internet crimes are down overall, Verizon says criminals have shifted away from major breaches of large companies toward smaller breaches at less well-guarded firms.
The craze for tablet computers has started to cannibalize sales of PCs. But with market leader Apple priced at nearly $330 a share, Taiwan's Hon Hai may be a cheaper way to gain exposure to this growth story, suggested a technology analyst.
With ever-increasing amounts of data being generated, energy-thirsty data centers are quickly becoming many firms’ most important green initiative.
How could real manufacturing output have kept pace when the dollar value of that output, and the employment needed to produce it, have fallen so far behind? The answer lies in relative prices and productivity.
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Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
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Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.