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  • Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest personal-computer maker, is close to a deal to buy technology outsourcing company Electronic Data Systems for $12 billion to $13 billion, a source told Reuters.

  • RIM's BlackBerry Bold Is Something To Behold Monday, 12 May 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    It's here! Or almost here. It's the new Research in Motion BlackBerry 9000 Bold, and what a bold step this is. It's been a year since RIM released an update, and during that time, just about every spotlight has turned to the iPhone from Apple with so many experts ceding the market to the upstart touch-screen wonder.

  • Google's Back! (Did It Ever Leave?) Friday, 9 May 2008 | 11:40 AM ET
    How Google Got its Groove Back

    A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.

  • Gadget Fanatics, Take Note Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 10:12 AM ET
    The Pulse smartpen.

    CNBC Contributor David Pogue on LiveScribe's Pulse smartpen

  • Microsoft: No Plans for Another Bid for Yahoo Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 6:07 AM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft has no plans to make another approach for Yahoo after it pulled its $47.5 billion bid earlier this month, Microsoft's Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie said on Thursday.

  • Cisco Shares Pare Gains on Worries of Weak Orders Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 8:39 AM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Cisco Systems saw its shares slip in premarket trading Wednesday, a day after the company reported earnings that were better than expected but did not ease analyst concerns that slowing orders would pressure the company's stock.

  • Cisco Profit Better than Expected Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 4:57 PM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Cisco Systems reported a profit that topped expectations as growth in Internet traffic supported sales of network equipment despite concerns of a slowing U.S. economy, and the company affirmed long-term sales targets.

  • Free Wi-Fi, but Not for All Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 3:40 PM ET

    Airports and hotels are looking for new ways to pay for the wireless networks that their customers are demanding.

  • Microsoft to Build $280 million China R&D Centre Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 12:21 AM ET

    Microsoft broke ground on Tuesday on a $280 million research centre that is to become the software giant's largest research centre outside of the United States. 

  • Cisco Earnings Preview: Key Indicator For Tech Monday, 5 May 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    GDP and jobs reports are all good and fine, but the IT world has more to learn from what tech titans like Cisco have to say about the economy and the outlook for the products they sell.

  • 5 Things You Need to Know to Play Videogame Stocks Monday, 5 May 2008 | 9:48 AM ET

    The video gaming industry is more complicated than it might appear from the outside. Know these things before jumping in.

  • For Whom the Opening Bell Tolls: Yahoo Shareholders Monday, 5 May 2008 | 7:19 AM ET

    Talk about a nerve-wracking couple of days for Yahoo investors, especially the ones who flooded into the issue on Friday on word that Microsoft was increasing its offer to $33 a share.

  • Yahoo Disputes Microsoft's Non-Negotiation Claims Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 8:20 PM ET

    A source close to Yahoo disputes Microsoft's claims that the internet search company was aloof in its negotiations following Microsoft's unsolicitied bid, and says Microsoft's own timeline shows an active negotiation process, whether Microsoft liked it or not.

  • Microsoft Stunned by Yahoo's Snubs Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 6:00 PM ET
    Jerry Yang

    With Microsoft now walking away from its unsolicited bid for Yahoo, new details are emerging as to just how bizarre these negotiations -- or lack thereof -- have been since Microsoft first made the deal public three months ago.

  • Apple iPhone

    BusinessWeek is finally subscribing to the thought process I, and others who follow Apple, put forth months ago: that as Apple opens development for the iPhone, and more enterprises start adopting it as a worthwhile alternative to the BlackBerry from Research in Motion, it stands to reason that more companies may also lean toward the Mac as well.

  • TV Images to Dazzle the Jaded Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 11:01 AM ET

    CNBC Contributor David Pogue on how Sony's new O.L.E.D. television makes plasma and LCD look like cave drawings.

  • H.P. Reports Big Advance in Memory Chip Design Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 10:03 AM ET
    Hewlett-Packard's headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

    Hewlett-Packard scientists reported that they have designed a simple circuit element that they believe will make it possible to build tiny powerful computers, The New York Times reports.

  • Adobe Backs Quarterly, Full-Year Outlook Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 5:57 AM ET

    U.S. company Adobe Systems stood by its second-quarter and full-year financial outlooks on Thursday, ahead of its 2008 annual financial meeting later in the day.

  • Microsoft's Board Fails to Decide on Yahoo: WSJ Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 4:56 AM ET

    Microsoft's board met Wednesday to discuss its stand-off with Yahoo Inc  over its $41.8 billion takeover bid, but failed to reach a decision on what to do next, according to a Wall  Street Journal report.

  • I don't get it. I wish I did, but when it comes to Apple, I just don't get it. Shares have been ebbing and flowing with little rhyme or reason since the end of last year, and it continues. Heading into last week's earrings, they rallied.