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Tablets are almost certain to be the hottest ticket of the holiday season. There are a lot of tablets available, but let's have a look at some of the big ones.
Holiday shopping is sometimes a "survival of the fittest" activity, according CNBC's Julia Boorstin. She looks at some of the more offbeat online retailers who make it more bearable.
Diane Alviar, reporter for CNBC, provides an inside look into the busy holiday season for online retailer Amazon.
The top five mobile applications you must have, with Scott Gamm, HelpSaveMyDollars.com founder.
In China, officials at state-run schools demand steep payoffs from parents who want their children to get an academic edge. The NYT reports.
The big three tech-related names in today’s headline hit the skids following third-quarter earnings reports but recently held key technical levels. TheStreet.com reports.
For Hewlett-Packard, the alarm bells started ringing less than a year after the technology company bought a British software maker for $11.1 billion. The NYT reports.
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Whether to raise revenue through increasing tax rates or cutting loopholes has become a central sticking point in the negotiations on a major debt deal. The NYT reports.
Is Black Friday the best day to shop for bargains? It is for some items, but not everything. If you do your homework, you can save a bundle.
The new book, "Think Like a Futurist" shows how to engage in new thinking.
CNBC's Seema Mody explains which tablet device will be on the top of consumers' wish lists. What does Twitter reveal?
The “Black Thursday” backlash is growing louder as the hours tick down to Thanksgiving, but don’t expect it to deter retailers or shoppers.
This holiday shopping season will mark a turning point for Pinterest. It’s actively trying to help brands cash in. And this all-important shopping season companies are increasingly using it to drive online sales.
Small businesses are using technology to operate more efficiently and cost-effectively. Many get to a point where it makes sense to consider outsourcing the most basic of daily operational chores.
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.
Business owners and investors are rapidly maneuvering to shield themselves from the prospect of higher taxes next year, a strategy that is sending ripples across Wall Street and broad areas of the economy. The NYT reports.
Google reported sales of more than $4 billion in Britain last year. It paid less than $10 million in taxes. The NYT reports.
Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps, and these parcels prove irresistible to thieves.