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  • Asia to Help Dell Growth, Surpass Industry Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 1:04 AM ET
    Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    Dell, the world's second-biggest personal computer maker, expects its growth to outrun the overall industry's, with Asia leading the trend, founder and CEO Michael Dell said on Tuesday.

  • Open-Source Troubles in Wiki World Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:32 AM ET
    Jimmy Wales

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is a hero to many Web denizens, but that hasn't keep the popular non-profit online encylopedia from experiencing unique growing pains.

  • Apple's iPhone Enjoys Own Halo Effect? Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    When Apple opened its iPhone to software developers last week, as well as enterprise clients, I surmised then that the strategy could lead to the same kind of "halo effect" that iPod enjoyed.

  • Microsoft, Yahoo Met to Discuss Merger: Sources Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 11:49 AM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Senior executives from Microsoft and Yahoo met Monday to discuss Microsoft's takeover bid for the company, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • US Video Game Sales Jump 34% in February Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 10:01 PM ET

    U.S. sales of video game hardware and software hit $1.33 billion in February, up 34 percent from a year earlier, with Sony's PlayStation 3 topping Microsoft's Xbox 360 for the second month in a row.

  • If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.

  • Media Players, Untethered Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 10:33 AM ET
    The Media Street eMotion Solar music player.

    Growing environmental awareness is leading to a new wave portable music and video players - but don't expect the grace and elegance of an iPod yet.

  • 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.