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  • Silicone Chip

    Investors look to giants like Google and Cisco for clues to where the market is headed, but where do the giants themselves look when it comes to discovering the next big thing? In many cases it's small tech startups. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • How Facebook's New Platform Changes Users' Email Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 4:16 PM ET

    Today, Facebook unveiled what it's calling a "modern messaging system" which aims to make digital communication "seamless, informal, immediate, personal."

  • Facebook Service Takes Aim at Entire Email Concept Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 1:58 PM ET

    Declaring e-mail past its prime in the age of texts and instant messages, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company doesn't believe e-mail is going to be a modern messaging system.

  • How the Smartphone Is Killing the GPS Device Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 11:37 AM ET

    The auto navigation device may soon begin to disappear, industry experts say, as satellite-tracking technology is absorbed into smartphones and automobiles. The New York Times reports.

  • Is Motorola Worth the Risk? Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 6:38 PM ET

    Given some smart changes that erased its also-ran status, it just might be.

  • Shorts Wrong About NVIDIA Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 3:30 PM ET

    Plus, a call on Google.

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    Corporations appear to have fewer questions than lawmakers about how climate change will alter how the world uses energy and natural resources, and are actively pursuing technologies they expect will give them a leg up in an economy less dependent on fossil fuels.

  • Questions Arise About Google Android Security Risks Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 1:40 PM ET
    Motorola Droid X

    Certain smartphone models running Google’s Android operating system have security flaws that could allow hackers to steal personal information or record conversations, researchers said this week.

  • Awaiting Apple's iOS — Update Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 12:39 PM ET
    Apple Store

    Apple’s iOS 4.2 is due later this month. Some expected it as soon as today, but doesn’t look like that’s going to happen.

  • Big players are going to profit off the little guy again on the most hotly watched IPO since Google and here's how.

  • The Tablet Trade: iPad vs. Galaxy Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 6:56 PM ET

    Eagerly awaiting the release of the Samsung Galaxy, Collin Gillis of BGC Partners talks about how it sizes up to Apple's iPad.

  • It’s a Tablet. It’s Gorgeous. It’s Costly. Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 11:44 AM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Tab

    The most hotly awaited Android tablet is the Samsung Galaxy Tab, a sleek, sturdy slab, 7.5 by 4.7 by 0.5 inches. The glass front is a 7-inch multitouch screen; the back is off-white plastic.

  • Google Goofs Over Status of Disputed Island Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 9:47 AM ET

    Google says its mapping service erred by attributing a disputed islet off North Africa first to Morocco, then Spain, when it currently belongs to neither.

  • Paychecks Exposed: Google, Apple, Facebook and More Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 9:47 AM ET

    By now you've heard that Google is giving all of its employees bonuses and raising their salaries to keep them happy. Why would anyone who has a job in this economy be UNHAPPY to work for Google? One word.

  • Stocks Eke Out Gains as Energy, Banks Rise Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks finished in positive territory after wavering much of the afternoon and trading lower earlier, as the dollar rose for a third day ahead of a meeting of G20 leaders beginning Thursday. Bank of America and Chevron rose, while Boeing fell.

  • Stocks Up Slightly Ahead of Close; Energy Rises Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks wavered in mid-afternoon trading Wednesday, as the Dow slipped back into negative territory, although off the lows of the session. The dollar rose for a third day. Bank of America and Chevron rose, while Boeing fell.

  • Dream Job: $10,000 to Be a 'Culinary Ambassador' Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Eric Justice

    Love to travel, write and eat? This restaurant chain is holding a contest for "culinary ambassador" job: They'll pay you $10,000 to eat and tweet your way through Asia!

  • Netflix: The Market’s Hyman Roth? Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 6:54 PM ET

    Get it? It’s bigger than US Steel. Here’s why it should be.

  • Stocks End Lower; Dollar Rises, Banks Skid Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks continued to stall after last week's broad market rally and closed lower across-the-board Tuesday as the dollar rose. Bank of America and Kraft fell, while Exxon rose. .

  • Stocks Extend Losses Before Close; Dollar Rises Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks extended losses as the closing bell neared, pulling back from last week's rally to two-year highs, as the dollar rose.  BofA fell, while Exxon rose.