Steve Jobs' death, competition from Samsung, and failure to innovate have been blamed for Apple's stock plunge. The real reason may be much less obvious.
In at least a roundabout way, Apple's precipitous and rapid fall has been the stock market's gain.
In the latest sign that Twitter's advertising business is coming of age, it inked its first multi-year upfront ad commitment with ad giant Publicis' Starcom Media Vest.
Though the next 5 billion people who connect to the Internet will experience a better quality of life, technological advances can also "empower some evil people," Google's Eric Schmidt told CNBC.
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, and Jared Cohen, the company's ideas director, discuss their new book on how technology will affect people's lives in the future, from terrorism and privacy to business security.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Tony Fadell, Nest CEO, discusses how his new product, backed by Google Ventures, can save consumers money.
Stocks ended in positive territory Monday, reversing their earlier declines, as strong gains in materials and energy offset weak housing data.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Another tech giant we're watching is Google, with CNBC's Josh Lipton & Eamon Javers.
A few companies are signaling positive factors for stocks, TheStreet CIO Stephanie Link says.
Wearable technology won't wear well if it just piles on information. Integrating data into our lives will separate the true trend-setters from the fleeting fads.
The Nokia N-Gage. Apple's Newton. The disruptor graveyard is filled with familiar names that promised to change our lives but never figured out the key to survival.
"The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."
Chinese entrepreneurs are taking fewer cues from Silicon valley as they develop their own indigenous businesses.
A greater-than-usual number of companies have reported disappointing revenue results and tepid guidance this quarter, leading strategists to expect a more volatile time for stocks.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
Stocks reversed a two-day slump to close out the week on a positive note, with the S&P 500 rebounding after finishing below it 50-day moving average for the first time this year, but all three major averages still logged their worst weekly drop this year.
U.S. Treasurys prices edged down on Friday after a two-day rally left yields near four-month lows and investors turned to battered stocks.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Friday: