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RIM's falling stock shows that investors are realizing "this is a bit of shuffling the chairs on the Titanic," Robert W. Baird senior analyst William Power told CNBC Monday, the day the company announced changes in the C-Suite.
With the new year we thought it might make sense to outline our major themes for 2012.
Apple once bragged that its products were made in America. But it has since moved most its massive manufacturing operation overseas, raising questions about what corporate America owes Americans.
If one technology strategist is correct, IBM, Intel and Microsoft will be the leaders of a new economy 10 years from now.
The software giant reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue that met forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares higher in extended trading.
The word "multichannel" is tied to a concept of retailers operating in multiple channels. But one message ran loud and clear at the National Retail Federation Conference in New York this week — that's not enough.
SecondMarket gave CNBC a first look at its 2011 trading results of private company shares and social media continues to be hotter than ever.
I’m a big proponent of rightsizing personal finances to match one’s goals and desired lifestyle, with the ultimate aim of a seamless transition to retirement. That’s right: retirement.
But will the $50 billion retailer’s counterpunches be swift and sharp enough to stay on top?
Although Microsoft warned last week that floods in Thailand could disrupt personal computer shipments, investors are more concerned with the tech company’s defensive characteristics, one managing director said.
Giant e-commerce companies like Amazon are acting increasingly like their big-box brethren as they extinguish small competitors with discounted prices and free shipping. The little sites are fighting back with some tactics of their own, like preventing price comparisons or offering freebies that an anonymous large site can’t.
The textbook industry has been waiting for its big digital revolution but so far, its been slow going. Apple may be aiming to change that with an announcement that the company has planned for Thursday in New York City.
Contrarian Steve Cortes saw Amazon.com’s stock performance as reason to short retail, even as one analyst called it a top pick.
Ken Sena, Evercore internet analyst, discusses short and long-term challenges facing Google, though he maintains that he's not concerned about softer pricing for the stock.
Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and Hollywood moguls at the convention.
Stocks squeezed out small gains Monday, adding to the previous week's robust rally, as investors turned their focus to fourth-quarter earnings season.
Akamai, facing increased competition from Amazon, was downgraded to “sell” by one “Fast Money” analyst. Find out why.
Even though the Consumer Electronics Show is supposed to be about electronics, in recent years it is also about the content that is served on those electronics. This year, I predict, will be the same.
Will Ultrabooks underwhelm this year? It's too early to say, but some analysts think it's going to be a while before we see a new technology or advancement that lives up to the hype.
The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced — reflecting the changing nature of the technology industry. The NYT reports.