SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.» Read More
If you're worried about how yours might fare during a downturn, consider a recession-proof industry, which caters to ongoing demands.
The $2.3 billion market for iPad and iPhone accessories is so robust that about 90% of owners buy at least one add-on for their device, says Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray. Selling an accessory "is really a quick way to get rich for a lot of people," he adds.
Even the most iconic brand can plunge into extinction, and it can be years before the buying public realizes that it's gone. Read ahead to see some iconic brands that have disappeared since their glory days.
Dell is targeting companies of all sizes that want to take advantage of new technology quickly and seek flexibility in how they use it, CEO Michael Dell told CNBC Monday.
Taiwan computer maker Acer has sued its former chief executive, Gianfranco Lanci, saying he breached a non-compete clause in an agreement covering his departure from the company in 2011.
Brian Marshall, ISI Group, discusses the surge in Apple shares, ahead of its "education" event, and the launch of the iPad 3.
New signs of trouble for the PC market, a new boss for Microsoft's phone division, and new signs that the first half of 2012 may be tough for tech, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Hewlett-Packard has refuted what it called "sensational and inaccurate reporting" suggesting hackers could use a newly discovered security vulnerability to spark a fire in some HP LaserJet printers.
"Statistics from Nielsen Online show that at least twenty-five percent of the seemingly hard-working people hunched over computers in their cubicles are actually looking at porn," and as this author writes, if you're one of them, you're probably losing a lot of money.
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.
Steve Felice, Dell president, discusses the Dell XPS line, and whether Dell is going after Apple customers with this new, thinner and lighter laptop.
Meg Whitman and Ray Lane make a "very strong team" at Hewlett-Packard, but what the computer company needs is a "cogent strategy that is clearly communicated, that is executed well over time, and that the board is going to support," former HP CEO Carly Fiorina told CNBC.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Apple cutting orders to its Asian suppliers and how to trade it.
The visionary behind the iPod, iPhone and iPad was considered a brilliant but ruthlessly efficient manager, but Steve Jobs was never a force for deal making, The New York Times reports.
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.
CNBC's Jon Fortt with five reasons Oracle should stay away from Hewlett-Packard.
The White House's chief information officer is working to shrink the federal government's budget for information technology using cloud computing. His vision is being met with caution by at least a few of the technology chiefs at the federal agencies that are carrying it out, the New York Times reports.
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.
Weighing in on her thoughts on Hewlett-Packard's new strategy as well as business and the markets, with Carly Fiorina former HP CEO.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on three things that most concern analysts about the computer maker.