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  • Nortel, a Fallen Canadian Icon, Starts Asset Sales Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 4:10 PM ET
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    Nortel Networks Corp., a former Canadian tech icon with roots going back to World War One, started selling key assets on Friday in an auction process that has already polarized opinion and sometimes reads like a soap opera.

  • When Does Palm Stop Acting As Apple Wanna-be? Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 3:16 PM ET
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    Why Palm is goading Apple is beyond me. I get the argument that all publicity is good publicity and that Palm, as a scrappy upstart is trying to keep this war alive because we all keep writing about it, and it keeps Palm's name, and more importantly the Pre, front and center in the public's eye. But really, do you want to be known as an also-ran? Is that somehow OK?

  • Microsoft Slumps; Time to Buy? Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | 4:47 PM ET
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    Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter was ugly. No two ways about it. The company missed on the top by a staggering $1.25 billion, reporting $13.1 billion against the $14.38 billion consensus. It's an enormous miss, and stunning to many analysts covering the company.

  • Microsoft's Time Has Finally Come Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | 1:21 PM ET
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    Are we on the verge of a new era for Microsoft? The short answer is, "very likely," as long as investors aren't looking for explosive growth and will be happy with steady, predictable growth.

  • The Irksome Cellphone Industry Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | 11:32 AM ET
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    CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at all the things Congress should be doing to fix the cellphone industry.

  • Microsoft Says Windows 7 Ready for October Launch Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 5:25 PM ET

    Microsoft says it is now sending computer makers the final programming code for Windows 7, its new operating system.

  • eBay May Have Finally Bottomed Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 4:55 PM ET

    Investors needed to get a sign from eBay that business may in fact be bottoming, and that message was delivered pretty clearly with the company's second quarter earnings report. While the company isn't quite out of the woods, there are pretty good signs that it continues to work its way through them.

  • Ebay Continues to Struggle Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 12:57 PM ET
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    For all the big changes, for all the big economic challenges facing the nation, for all the big bargain hunting going on both in stores and on the web, you'd think eBay would finally be breaking out of the doldrums that have faced this company for the past couple of years.

  • Anti-Cyberattack Experts Seen in Short Supply Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 7:31 AM ET
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    Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.

  • Apple Conference Call Live Blog Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 6:05 PM ET
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    This is a live blog of Apple Inc.'s conference call regarding the release of its third fiscal quarter.

  • Apple Wallops Wall Street Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 4:57 PM ET
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    Apple investors needed a home run from Apple, the company stepped up to the plate and promptly knocked a line drive over the center field fence.

  • Apple On Deck for Another Dinger? Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 4:15 PM ET
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    Apple Inc. will report its third fiscal quarter at 430pEDT, and then address analysts on the conference call at 5pEDT.

  • Yahoo's Finally in the Game Again Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 11:17 AM ET
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    Carol Bartz is worth every penny. In a very short period of time, she has re-engineered a sagging shell of its former self into something compelling for Yahoo investors again. And as the company prepares to release its earnings tonight after the bell, I'm not ready to proclaim "game-over," but I am willing to bet "Yahoo's finally in the game again."

  • Toshiba Feeling the Blu's; Apple Next? Monday, 20 Jul 2009 | 4:26 PM ET

    That cool wind blowing through hell? That'd be Toshiba's confirmation over the weekend that it would be building Blu-ray, next-generation DVD players before the end of the year. Tantamount to an Apple spokesman announcing that the Windows platform has somehow become "compelling."

  • Nortel Plans to Auction Enterprise Solutions Business Monday, 20 Jul 2009 | 12:22 PM ET
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    Nortel Networks Corp., a telecommunications equipment maker in bankruptcy, said Monday it has entered into an agreement to auction off its global enterprise solutions business.

  • Apple Likely to Wow Again Monday, 20 Jul 2009 | 11:22 AM ET
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    It seems like every earnings season I focus on Apple as the stock and company to watch, but this time around there's an added dramatic flare in the return of Steve Jobs.

  • Expectations Are High For Apple's Quarterly Results Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | 4:03 PM ET
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    Expectations are high for Apple Inc.'s quarterly results next week, in the wake of strong early sales for its new iPhone and improved sentiment on the personal computer market after Intel Corp.'s earnings.

  • IBM Blows the Street Away Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 5:21 PM ET

    After Intel's big beat earlier in the week, the pressure was on IBM to beat, and beat big, and the company answered. Big.

  • Google Beats, and Big Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 4:46 PM ET
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    The numbers from Google are pretty stellar: the company reported $5.36 a share against the $5.05 consensus. That news came on better than expected revenue of $4.07 billion, versus the $4.05 anticipated.

  • Will IBM Continue Intel's Rally? Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | 1:33 PM ET
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    Can IBM keep the good news coming with earnings after the bell tonight? Intel started all this, and there's every indication that IBM should help it continue.