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  • 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.

  • Intel's Bad News Ripples Through Tech Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.

  • AMD Debuts New Integrated Graphics Chipsets Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices announced a new collection of chips that will add better graphics capabilities to the motherboards that connect the different parts of a personal computer.

  • Should Apple Buy Back Shares? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET

    Apple shares are down close to 40% from its high last year.  As Jim Goldman discussed on The Call today, is now the time for a buyback?

  • Intel Cuts Margin Forecast, Citing Memory Chips Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 6:41 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter on Monday, citing weaker pricing on certain types of memory chips and the company's shares fell 2 percent in extended trading.

  • Mr. Jobs--Buy Back Apple's Stock Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Apple Buyback Program

    When it comes to Apple and the company's sagging stock price--and increasingly frustrated shareholders--it seems to me a solution is getting clearer by the day. Stock buyback.

  • As you might expect, my earlier post calling on Steve Jobs to announce a shareholder buyback at tomorrow's Apple spacer annual shareholder meeting, generated quite a bit of reader reaction. As we prepare to cover the meeting, I'm curious how many of you plan to attend...