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  • A customer at an Apple store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., examines the new Apple iPhone during the first day of sales for the device, Friday, June 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek).

    In spite of the built-in WiFi, the touch-screen that lets users manipulate data and an accelerometer that allows the on-screen image to rotate with the device, the reality is, without a network that allows users to fully realize its capabilities, the iPhone is only achieving a portion of its potential.

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    Cellphone sales in Western Europe in January-March fell 16.4 percent from a year ago, the first decline since research firm Gartner started tracking the market in 2001, as the economic slowdown hurt demand.

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goodyear and Visa popped while Delta and Mattel dropped.

  • Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.

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    Some big companies report tomorrow that will give more clarity on the health of advertising and technology spending, and the health of the European jobs market

  • Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson posted sharply lower profits on Wednesday as a slowdown in consumer spending hit its business, but earnings were at the high end of the firm's range and exceeded market expectations.

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    Whenever the stock market rushes full speed ahead, it is hard not to look for the big let-down. That could be the case in the week ahead... Major earnings reports, housing data, annual shareholder meetings, and Tuesday's Pennsylvania presidential primaries are what traders will be watching to see if the trend continues.

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    Who says broadcasting is all about TV? One of the hot topics at the National Association of Broadcasters convention is broadcasting to your mobile phone. Media companies are eager to get their content onto your phone--to allow you to channel surf, and take in commercials, just like you're sitting in your living room

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fannie Mae and Darden Restaurants popped while PetroChina and Nokia dropped.

  • European stocks closed lower on Wednesday after half-hearted attempts to bounce in the green during the day, as fears over the health of the financial markets returned to haunt the markets following yesterday's rally.

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    The World Mobile Congress will be concentrating on how to combat slowing growth in the sector.

  • The World Mobile Congress will be concentrating on how to combat slowing growth in the sector.

  • Ericsson reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit Friday, sending its shares 2.7 percent down, while company CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg told "Power Lunch Europe" the outlook for the year ahead is largely flat.

  • With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday.

  • Maria Sharapova

    Maria Sharapova trounced a resurgent Lindsay Davenport on Wednesday at the Australian Open. The drubbing gave Davenport only four games in a match that was deemed as an unfortunate second-round draw for the tennis world's most marketable star. Yes, folks, whether it's fair or not, Sharapova will pull in more dough off the court this year than Roger Federer will.

  • Sony Ericsson, the world's No.4 mobile phone maker, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday as it shipped more phones, and said its share of the global handset market had increased.

  • Stocks closed higher after another volatile session, helped by a rally among energy shares as oil soared to a record high close of $98 a barrel.

  • Ericsson, the world's biggest maker of mobile networks equipment, expects its China sales growth to exceed 10 percent per year in 2007 and 2008 amid robust demand in the world's fastest-growing major economy.

  • Telecoms equipment group Ericsson's chief financial officer has stepped down, a week after a shock profit warning which caused a massive selloff in the company's shares.

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    Stocks fell after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the housing slump is likely act as a drag on to U.S. economic growth, sparking investor concerns. "It was just last month Bernanke was saying things were contained, but now he's saying housing troubles can spread," said Brian Hicks, president of Wealth Daily. "This-flip flop in the last month has really spooked the markets."