March 3- Apple Inc sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the first time since 2011, according to research firm Gartner. Apple sold 74,832 smartphones to end users worldwide, ahead of the 73,032 phones sold by Samsung, according to Gartner's report. Apple's smartphones sales jumped about 49...» Read More
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, which first reported the virus Monday, believe Flame was written by a different group of programmers from those who had created other malware directed at computers in the Middle East, particularly those in Iran, the New York Times reports.
Alarm bells over the lack of high tech workers in the U.S. have been ringing for years. Most analysts say the problem is worse, but some say it's overblown.
As Dell’s disappointing earnings show, Apple's mobile devices make owning a laptop almost redundant, Cramer said.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Discussing HP's new growth strategy and why investors should keep an eye on the board of directors, with CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky.
It must be excruciating to design a new version of an already mature operating system. How do you add enough new stuff to attract upgrade customers — without junking up the works? And how do you revamp enough things to make the upgrade exciting — without alienating people who don’t like change? CNBC Contributor David Pogue on technology.
Analysis of the tech giant's massive earnings and if the company can continue to beat expectations, with Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities.
China is a huge driver of the next leg of growth. Breaking down the eye-popping earnings results of the tech giant, with Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets.
We sold every iPad we could make and sales in Asia are soaring, says Apple's CFO. Breaking down Q3 earnings with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jon Fortt.