The Consumer Electronics Show proved to be a lot more vibrant than I expected. The buzz going in was that everything was “me, too,” and nothing innovative would be being shown. Instead, the press conferences jumped the gun and were early by a day, and the show itself was mobbed. It turned out to be a banner year for product introductions and excitement.
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It was no surprise to me when the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling found the management of BP and two of its contactors, Transocean and Halliburton, at fault for their missteps, which played an integral part to the deaths of 11 rig workers and the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Corning is making its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) debut this year. And though it's a newcomer, it's one of the most talked about and prevalent companies at the convention. This year the CES is focused largely on touch screen tablets and smart phones, and Corning makes the material—called Gorilla Glass-that encases nearly all these devices.
The "Fast Money" traders debate whether strong sales of the popular Xbox gaming system is enough to move the needle for MSFT.
Automakers are integrating all manner of new technology into their vehicles, and while it's safe to say people don’t generally buy a car just for its cool technological features, you’d never know it by Detroit's marketing efforts.
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The US consumer is spending again, Sir Howard Stringer, chairman, CEO and president of Sony, told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks ended mixed as the Dow's rally skidded to a halt as retailers reported weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and Travelers slid, while Microsoft gained.
Stocks traded mixed Thursday as technology stocks rose and retailers skidded following weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon skidded, while Microsoft gained.
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Microsoft and the industry are in the middle of a “great product wave,” Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told CNBC Thursday.
While much of the market was focused on weakness in the Dow and S&P 500, the Fast traders were very impressed by gains in the semiconductor space.
With Apple having paved the way for tablets last year, 2011 is when the competition is hoping to chip away at the company’s dominance in the category. It’s going to be a tough fight, though.
Stocks turned mixed as retail stocks skidded on news of weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and AT&T fell, while Boeing rose.
Despite today’s small pullback, stocks this week have continued to build on their gains since the now 6-month old rally began back at the beginning of July, when the major indices hit their 2010 lows.
2011 is going to be a better year for the economy than current consensus numbers indicate, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners.
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U.S. stock index futures eased slightly, but remained higher, after jobless claims came in largely as expected.
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