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  • Apple Breaks Tradition With iPhone SDK Release Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    It's unusual for Apple to issue press releases, but this was news the company probably couldn't wait to share: We knew that the software developer kit, the so-called SDK for iPhone, was likely going to be a big deal for the Apple community. And now we have some facts.

  • Tech’s Late Adopters Prefer the Tried and True Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 10:54 AM ET
    Netscape

    The technology industry thrives on its ability to sell new products to consumers at an ever-increasing pace. But millions of users of nearly every type of Internet service and technology, from Netscape and AOL dial-up to old e-mail systems, still cling to older technologies.

  • Japan Investigating Sparking iPod Nanos Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 5:28 AM ET

    One of Apple's popular iPod nano media players gave off sparks while being recharged in Japan in January, Japan's trade ministry said, prompting a safety investigation.

  • Google to Rule as EU OKs DoubleClick Buy Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 2:18 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    For Google, the European Union's ongoing scrutiny of its plans to buy DoubleClick has been an overhang on the stock since the deal was first announced. Today came the long-awaited EU blessing Google has been waiting for.

  • EU Approves Google's Buy of DoubleClick Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 10:04 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google won unconditional approval from the European Commission on Tuesday to buy rival Web advertiser DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, despite objections from rivals and privacy advocates.

  • Texas Instruments Lowers Outlook; Shares Drop Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 4:54 PM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Chip maker Texas Instruments lowered its outlook for quarterly earnings and revenue in the first quarter on weaker than expected chip demand and its shares fell as much as 5.5 percent.

  • Beatles And Apple Inc "Come Together" Over iTunes? Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    I'm skeptical. Let me just say that right out of the gate. I'm skeptical that Apple Inc. and Apple Corps have signed a deal to put the Beatles' 255 song catalogue on the iTunes web site. Don't get me wrong, I see the economies here and I know that everyone involved sees $$$ in their eyes

  • Serving Up Television Without the TV Set Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 10:19 AM ET
    A screenshot of hulu.com.

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  • Look Abroad for Software Stocks: Portfolio Manager Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    Economic numbers continue to indicate a slowdown -- if not already a recession -- in the U.S. -- and technology investors should start looking to other continents for good bets, one portfolio manager told CNBC Europe Monday.

  • A day after the iPhone news from Apple, we've all had a chance to digest the ramifications of the announcements and as you might expect, there's a lot of opinions floating through Wall Street about just how significant, and important the news is.

  • Tech's 'Horses' Hold Nasdaq Hostage in Bear Market Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 1:46 PM ET
    bull and bear outside frankfurt stock exchange

    Nasdaq's bear market is likely to persist longer than the pullback in the broader stock market unless the recently battered technology heavyweights make solid comebacks.

  • Communications equipment maker Ciena Corp posted a higher-than-expected rise in quarterly profit Friday and gave an outlook above market expectations, saying strong demand for faster networks helped it avoid being hurt by a weaker economy.

  • Chipmakers NatSemi, Marvell Post Higher Sales Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:32 PM ET
    National Semiconductor

    Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor reported quarterly results in line with lowered expectations, while fellow chipmaker Marvell Technology reversed its quarterly loss from last year.

  • iPhone vs. BlackBerry: Apple Launches New Software Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    Apple will unveil a comprehensive set of tools for developers to create their own applications for the company's hot-selling iPhone, and then sell them on the iTunes web site.

  • Apple: The LIVE Blog From Today's iPhone Event Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:01 PM ET
    Apple iPhone

    This is the post of the live blog I did today on the Apple iPhone event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Please enjoy reading it the first time or again if you were with me earlier today. It reads from my last posting at the top to the very first at the bottom of the page.

  • A Big Digital Camera That Frees Your Face Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:39 AM ET
    Sony Alpha A300

    Just by looking at it, you’d never guess that Sony’s new Alpha A300 digital camera represents a huge technical breakthrough. To discover what it is, you need a tour of its innards.

  • Yahoo's Microsoft Tactic: Delaying the Inevitable Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Yahoo

    When in doubt, delay! That appears to be the strategy at Yahoo, where the company's board has authorized a deadline extension for outsiders to nominate their own slate of directors, which would have been next week. The new deadline will now be 10 days after the company announces the date of its annual shareholder meeting. This clock indeed is ticking...

  • Diebold Chairman Rebukes United Tech Offer Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:13 AM ET

    The chairman of Diebold told United Technologies in an open letter Wednesday that by making an unsolicited $2.64 billion offer, the diversified U.S. manufacturer "is opportunistically seeking value that belongs to Diebold shareholders."

  • Investors lined up 2 hours before the Apple shareholder meeting began here in Cupertino, California. It's a little unusual for them to be here so early, and I thought it might be related to the company's 40 percent plunge since the beginning of the year.

  • Apple's Jobs: No Dividend Or Stock Buyback Planned Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 2:23 PM ET
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs told shareholders that the company has no plans for either a stock buyback or dividend.