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Apple CEO Timothy Cook predicts the day will come when tablet devices outsell traditional PCs. His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives — making a changing of the guard a question of when, not if. The NYT reports.
In his new book, "The Wide lens", award winning Dartmouth professor Ron Adner argues that we’re blind to how vulnerable a great innovation is to other players in its ecosystem. He says we need to widen our lens to see the big picture to see how the rules of innovation success change. In this excerpt Adner takes a look at Sony's eReader.
Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman told CNBC he has a "grand vision" for his newly public company: to be the "Amazon of local" advertising and information.
You've probably heard that Yahoo's toast because it's nowhere in Mobile and Cloud, the two defining buzzwords in tech today.
If Bob Olstein is right, within three years Amazon.com will trade at half its current price of $179.
Microsoft stock still has room to run, says Colin Gillis, analyst at BGC Financial, who has a "buy" rating on the stock with a $34 price target.
To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.
Just how strong is the U.S. economy right now? Good question. Tough answer. We picked four specific segments of the consumer economy and are taking a look inside the stocks to find some answers. Hotels. Restaurants. Theme parks. Appliances.
Compared to the same period a year ago, financial and utility companies have taken the lead, showing EPS growth above 17 percent, respectively.
Hewlett-Packard and Dell are keeping a close eye on a big jump in wages for workers that assemble Apple's iPhone in China, and could be forced to nudge up prices for their own products if labor costs keep rising.
It seems that the end of obsolescence is back for more blood. This time its unwary victim is the film industry.
Brand experts and trademark lawyers say the value of simple, easily understood brand names has escalated in the Internet era because consumers are more likely to find such products while doing searches on the Web.
A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.
Small retailers are in serious trouble. All over America, they have been pushed to the brink of extinction. The assault began with mall stores and continued with big-box super stores, but the final blow may come from aggressive Internet merchants.
Apple's legal row over its iPad trademark in China creates a window of opportunity for rivals such as Lenovo Group and Samsung Electronics as they try to chip away at the U.S. firm's dominance of the potentially vast Chinese tablet market.
Amazon stock lagged Thursday, but trader Steve Grasso remained bullish on the online retail giant.
Amazon shares fell 5% on the heels of a Morgan Stanley downgrade. Is this a buying opportunity for investors? The Fast Money crew has the trade on the tech giant.
Stocks ended near session highs Thursday, with the Dow and Nasdaq logging multi-year highs, fueled by robust economic news and as the euro rebounded against the dollar following reports the euro zone central banks agreed to exchange their existing Greek bonds for new ones.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Brick-and-mortar retailers in electronics and home furnishings face growing pressure as online giant Amazon grows in those areas.