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  • Disruptions: A $1 Billion Start-Up Might Not Be So Fun

    Being in the Billion-Dollar Club limits how, and if, a start-up can get out. For one thing, when you’re the most expensive product on the shelf, very few companies can afford to buy you.

  • The Tablet Market Grows Cluttered

    Holiday shoppers with a tablet computer on their gift list this year might be forgiven for feeling a bit overwhelmed. This year, it's no so simple to make a choice.

  • Congressman to FTC: Mess With Google, You Mess With Us

    Google reported sales of more than $4 billion in Britain last year. It paid less than $10 million in taxes. The NYT reports.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google may be toying with the idea of getting into the wireless business, according to a report.

  • Nick D' Aloisio

    Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly, a mobile phone app aimed at transforming how users consume news, chats with CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • Here's How the Kindle Fire HD Stacks Up Against Rivals

    Amazon.com started shipping a larger version of its Kindle Fire HD tablet computer on Thursday. Here's a look at how it compares with the iPad and other tablets with similar screens.

  • Lose My Benefits? I'd Rather Go to Jail!

    Would you rather lose your health benefits or spend a night in jail? Most people choose ... JAIL!

  • 'Government Surveillance Is on The Rise,' Says Google

    Government demands for user data worldwide from Google have "increased steadily," the search giant says in a new report: "One trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise."

  • Talking Numbers: Buy or Sell Facebook?

    Discussing whether Facebook stock has room to run, with Rick Summer, Morningstar, and Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital.

  • Why Facebook's Lock-Up Surge Won't Last

    The fact that Facebook's stock jumped after shares were unlocked Wednesday doesn't really matter because the share price will ultimately take a hit because the social network still has a big mobile advertising problem, said Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, Wednesday.

  • Frankenfield: Windows 8 Will Be a Hit With Consumers

    The departure of Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft is another sign that the PC market is dying and the software company isn't needed in a computing market dominated by smartphones and tablets, said Dan Niles, senior portfolio manager at AlphaOne Capital Partners.

  • Nokia is aiming to be a bigger player in mobile mapping services with a new cloud-based service, the company’s CEO, Stephen Elop, told CNBC’s "Street Signs."

  • Tech Titans' Tablet Wars

    Discussing whether Google is waging a tablet war by making laptops, with Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo, and Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II ‘Shatters’ Pre-Order Records

    We can expect even bigger numbers than last year’s game, which sold over $400 million worth of copies in its first day

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  • Apple vs. Samsung Heavyweight Battle Not Just Phones: Pro

    As Apple vies against Samsung for dominance in the smartphone market, hardware sales are increasingly linked to how enthusiastically customers embrace their software, one analyst said.

  • Are Two Cloud Servers Better Than One?

    Cloud computing is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the clouds circling the Earth. As more and more people depend on “the cloud” to store sensitive data, they also realize it isn’t perfect —and sometimes it fails because of storm surges

  • Aveva CEO to Government: ‘Try Not to Help Us’

    The U.K. government should avoid trying to help businesses, technology group Aveva’s CEO said on Monday, because government intervention inevitably leads to more legislation and red tape.

  • Wealth of Choice in Tablet Market: Pro

    Bridget Carey, senior editor at CNET, tells CNBC about Best Buy's recent entry into the increasingly popular tablet market.

  • LONDON-- Multinational companies are paying little or no tax on their earnings in Britain, angry lawmakers charged Monday at an unusual hearing involving Starbucks, Google and Amazon. Legislators were skeptical, for example, about the coffee chain Starbucks' claim that it is not making profits in Britain.