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The war of the smartphones has been accelerating this week with the unveiling of Google’s Nexus One and Microsoft's new handheld gadget. But can anyone overtake iPhone and Blackberry, the current sector leaders? Charles Wolf, senior analyst at Needham & Company, shared his insight.
To the dismay of safety advocates already worried about driver distraction, automakers and high-tech companies have found a new place to put sophisticated Internet-connected computers: the front seat.
The Consumer Electronics Show officially opens today and though attendance will be slightly down, hopes are higher than ever that the gadgets and technology here will rev up the media business.
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Seems like all things wireless will own CES this year - for example: Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will unveil a tablet PC during tonight's keynote, and the race is on to release this device before Apple's tablet hits the market.
While business headlines seem to be dominated by Google (GOOG) and Apple (APPL), four stocks in the S&P Technology sector have led the rally in the past two months.
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You know a technology has truly arrived when you find it in the Central Hall at CES. And this year, that's where visitors will find the Mobile DTV TechZone, dedicated to all things mobile television.
Markets are looking quite positive for 2010, said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management. Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, agreed. They shared their market strategies with CNBC.
Markets opened flat on Wednesday, after a pair of private employment readings in anticipation of Friday's U.S. government jobs report. What should investors expect from the markets this month? Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, shared his insight.
As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.
On Tuesday Google stole the technology spotlight with the debut of a new smartphone. Is it a game changer?
The S&P finished higher Tuesday as Ford shares soared after better-than-expected sales. The Dow ended slightly lower after a sharp drop in pending-home sales. Financials had a strong day, with Bank of America finishing near the top of the Dow pack.
Perhaps the worst kept secret was the release of Google's smartphone. The "Nexus One" was unveiled this afternoon, with the technology titan billing it as the "next stage in the evolution of the Android phone".
A desire to cut household operating costs while being green, along with a government push for energy efficiency, may power this new consumer gadget market.
Who is ahead in the smartphone war and which stocks are riding it? Benjamin Schacter, Internet analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, and Pip Coburn, founder and CEO of Coburn Ventures, offered their views—and stock calls.
Plus, get the latest on Google’s new phone, Ford’s footprint overseas and more.
This was a live blog from Jim Goldman who attended a news conference at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where the company unveiled its smartphone, Nexus One.
The S&P ticked higher Tuesday as Ford shares hit a four-year high after posting better-than-expected sales. The Dow remained slightly lower after a report showed pending-home sales fell much more sharply than expected.