For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.
No one is interested in the PC or laptops or desktops anymore. Every company has a target on smartphones.
Companies at the CTIA Wireless 2010 show stand a far better chance of getting their news heard and their products noticed. And when it comes to real news, no other sector offers more tech headlines than wireless.
There are exactly five sectors where analysts have, on average, raised their earnings estimates during the last month, and exactly five sectors where analysts have negatively revised their consensus estimates.
Creating and executing on a strategy that maximizes the chances for a successful project is hard work and takes a different approach. In our book, we look at how the Windows 7 development team came together to develop the product—aligning the strategy, goals, and execution of a very significant effort, write the authors of "One Strategy."
Plus, get his play on 3-D TVs.
The word “apps,” of course, is short for applications, which means programs. But until 2007, nobody used the term apps except the people who wrote them — programmers. It wasn’t until the iPhone came along that apps became shorthand used by normal people.
You thought the Dow’s new high for the year marked a peak? Think again, Cramer says.
Cramer explains the biggest changes for investors over the past half decade.
The central bank can’t touch these companies, Cramer says. Neither can the Democratic majority in Washington or the bubble-conscious Chinese, for that matter.
Plus, get Cramer's calls on tech, autos, banks and more.
The next generation of faster mobile networks is poised to lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe.
Aware that Apple frowns on displays of naked flesh — the company recently culled thousands of applications deemed to be objectionable — he used pictures of the models in clothing and in underwear, rather than fully naked, as they appear on the Web, and called the application Not Quite Naked People. “Apparently Apple even has a problem with naked legs,” he said.
The FCC is proposing an ambitious 10-year plan that will dramatically expand the reach of high-speed Internet in America and make it the dominant communications network.
Plus, watch for two other important data points and a number of key earnings reports next week.
Federal safety regulators, who allowed auto companies to voluntarily install event data recorders on their vehicles a few years ago, are now looking into whether the systems should be required, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday.
How similar are the Internet bubble of 2000 and the sector’s recent rally? Check out the Mad Money host’s full report.
The drivers say technology is a huge boon for their jobs, saving valuable seconds and providing instant access to essential information. But it also presents a clear risk — even the potential to take a life while they are trying to save one.
For many years, few metals drew bigger yawns from mining executives than lithium, a lightweight element long associated mostly with mood-stabilizing drugs. Suddenly, the yawns are being replaced by eurekas.
Samsung today introduced its new line of 3-D TVs. The company's CE division president, Tim Baxter, told CNBC that Samsung will sell 15 different models of in prices ranging from $1,699 to $6,999.
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Rather than jump at the Alibaba IPO, RiverPark/Wedgewood fund's David Rolfe might "wait years to get it at our price."
Though Alibaba is seeking a valuation of as much as $162.7 billion, one stock market pro thinks it could fetch up to $240 billion.
It's clear major retailers doubt Apple's entry into mobile payments, too, says PayPal exec Bill Ready.