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  • SAN FRANCISCO— Hey Siri, turn off the kitchen light. The first "smart" home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple's voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced it's building its own software for Internet-connected home appliances and other gadgets. HomeKit-certified products hitting the...

  • DETROIT, June 2- Ford Motor Co said it will produce nearly 40,000 additional vehicles by reducing summer shutdowns at its North American plants to one week from two. The plants affected include one each in Chicago; Dearborn, Michigan; Kansas City, Missouri; two in Louisville, Kentucky; and one in Oakville, Ontario. Ford said in December that it planned to replace the...

  • *Intel falls on Altera buy, weighs on Nasdaq, Dow and S&P. With little evidence of a rebound, the Fed is in no position to start raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said. "So far, economic data... does not suggest the Fed is going to raise rates in the near future, and the fact that the economy contracted in Q1 even with...

  • *Intel falls on Altera buy, weighs on Nasdaq, Dow and S&P. *Microsoft jumps on report of German startup buy. "We're seeing a lot of counter trends in the market," said Rick Fier, director of trading at Conifer Securities in New York.

  • Nintendo's new strategy to revive Mario Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 12:35 PM ET

    After years of downplaying and denigrating the mobile market, Nintendo may be doubling down on it.

  • CA Inc names Xbox co-founder as tech chief Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 11:56 AM ET

    June 1- Business software maker CA Inc appointed Otto Berkes, one of the four founders of Microsoft Corp's Xbox console, as chief technology officer. Berkes was most recently the technology chief at Time Warner Inc's HBO and worked on the development of HBO GO amongst other things. Before joining HBO, Berkes spent 18 years at Microsoft.

  • US stock futures mull China data ahead of ISM Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures tracked Asian and European equities higher on Monday, after indifferent data from China raised expectations of further stimulus.

  • Early movers: MSFT, AAPL, KO, MCP, ORLY & more Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • NEW YORK— Microsoft will roll out the latest version of its Windows operating system at the end of July. The company said Monday that Windows 10 is designed with mobile computing in mind, allowing users to switch seamlessly between personal computers, tablets, smartphones and other gadgets. Microsoft Corp. says Windows 10 will be available in 190 countries as a...

  • Windows 10 FINALLY has a release date… Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 6:01 AM ET

    Microsoft said its new operating system will be available from July 29 and that users of Windows 7 and 8.1 will be able to upgrade for free.

  • SEATTLE, June 1- Microsoft Corp said on Monday its new Windows 10 operating system will be available worldwide on July 29, as a free upgrade for users of the most recent versions of Windows. Touch-friendly Windows 10, which features the return of the Start menu and will run across PCs, tablets and smartphones, is Microsoft's latest attempt to win over mobile users...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower on the last trading day of the month, as investors digested data and remained cautious on continued concerns about Greece.

  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls, a resurgent dollar and disruptions at West Coast ports, but activity already has rebounded modestly.

  • This stock is no longer in the Top 20 most held Friday, 29 May 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    New data provided to CNBC from eVestment shows the most popular stocks held by institutional funds.

  • US contracts in Q1; dollar hits corporate profits Friday, 29 May 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Electronics assembly

    The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded.

  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded modestly.

  • Apple buys a maker of augmented-reality software Friday, 29 May 2015 | 7:59 AM ET
    AR Invaders app

    Apple has bought a company that makes augmented-reality software, which adds information or images to real-world scenes.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Apple has bought a company that makes augmented-reality software, which adds information or images to real-world scenes when viewed through a special headset or even a smartphone camera. Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft are all working on augmented- or virtual-reality products. Apple on Thursday confirmed the purchase of Munich- based...

  • Stocks end lower as Greece weighs, transports lag Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed Thursday's trading session down as a lack of resolution on Greece debt talks and declining transports weighed.

  • Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of wealth Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 10:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he will join some of the world's richest individuals in pledging to give away at least half his wealth, which has been estimated at $1.41 billion. The Turkish-born yogurt entrepreneur is making the commitment as part of The Giving Pledge, which was created by Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and...