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  • Google Entering Wireless Biz? Will They Or Won't They? Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    Will they or won't they? The net is rife with speculation now that Google plans to enter the wireless business with a free, advertising-supported cell phone that the company would sell, using wi-fi AND cell technology. Not just with new apps, but with the actual hardware.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 6:38 PM ET

    Today Cramer talks drilling stocks, MasterCard, Sprint and many, many more...

  • Stocks were hit by another late-session selloff as investors remained jittery after the market's worst week in four years. "I think it's just indicative of what the market is going to look like for the next couple of weeks, it's going to be very choppy," said Dan McMahon, head of listed trading at CIBC World Markets.

  • BlackBerry maker Research In Motion said it will restate its financial statements as far back as fiscal 2004 because of past stock option reporting errors, and it anticipates a $250 million reduction in previous earnings. Chairman and co-CEO Jim Balsillie is stepping aside as chairman.

  • RIM vs. Palm: The Battle for the Smartphone Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 12:34 PM ET

    The two big stories grabbing headlines in the handheld arena focus on Research in Motion and Palm, and for two decidedly different reasons...

  • Newest CEO Hurdle: BlackBerry Game Addiction Thursday, 22 Feb 2007 | 3:00 PM ET

    Coffee, tobacco, and work can each prove addictive for some executives. But CNBC's Darren Rovell says the newest monkey on C-level backs is a video game, Brickbreaker. And the supplier is the exec's very own BlackBerry handheld.

  • Newest CEO Hurdle: BlackBerry Game Addiction Thursday, 22 Feb 2007 | 12:35 PM ET

    Coffee, tobacco, and work can each prove addictive for some executives. But CNBC's Darren Rovell says the newest monkey on C-level backs is a video game, Brickbreaker. And the supplier is the exec's very own BlackBerry handheld.

  • RIM to Introduce New Blackberry With Added Features Monday, 12 Feb 2007 | 9:45 AM ET

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion  on Monday will unveil a new version of its top-end e-mail phone for business users, replacing the signature side navigation wheel with a front trackball that first appeared last year on the consumer-oriented BlackBerry Pearl.

  • At What Price?: iPhone, the Mercedes of Handhelds Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 3:32 PM ET
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    Euphoria over the iPhone and its slick, sleek, slim design quickly gave way to sticker shock when Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the pricetag: $499 for 4 gig model; $599 for the 8-gig. Let the pundit-parade begin: Too expensive, they clamored. Elitist, said others. But lets' look back: Remember that Apple was an expensive Johnny-come-lately to the world of digital music, and that was nearly 100 million iPods ago!

  • Apple Shares "Leapfrog" On New 3-in-1 iPhone Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | 2:30 PM ET
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    Apple shares are jumping higher this afternoon--up around 6.5% after the company unveiled it's new iPhone. “We’re gonna make some history today,” said Steve Jobs, the inconic head of Apple during his annual presentation at the MacWorld conference in San Francisco. “This is a day I’ve been looking forward to for two and a half years. Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything.”

  • Big Money '07: Tech Stock Recommendations Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | 11:01 AM ET

    It's been a pretty good year for tech stocks--but even a good 2006 doesn't hide the fact that the sector has underperformed the market for the last three years. So--there should be plenty of growth ahead in 2007, right? Scott Kessler is the S&P's Senior Director of Technology Sector Equity Research. Peter Misek is Senior Tech Analyst at Canaccord Adams. On "Morning Call" the pair give their sector outlook and stock "picks."

  • Tokyo stocks closed almost flat on Christmas Day. Trade was thin, with participants citing the holidays in overseas markets.

  • Stocks Close Lower Ahead of Holiday Weekend Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | 4:05 PM ET

    Stocks bucked a trend and closed lower on the last session before the Christmas holiday on investor concerns about a slower economy.

  • RIMM Blowing Past Even Rosiest Projections Friday, 22 Dec 2006 | 11:12 AM ET

    It's the kind of surprise RIMM investors were hoping for:  The company once again blowing past even the rosiest projections and providing the kind of guidance that was really a nice Holiday gift.  But was it?  First, the news:  RIMM posting $835 million in revenue.  The high forecasts from the street were around $816 million.  New subscriptions?  The high-end was 810,000 new Blackberry users on the quarter.  The company reports 875,000 instead!

  • Strong Guidance Powers Research In Motion Thursday, 21 Dec 2006 | 5:06 PM ET

    Shares of Research In Motion (RIM) jumped in post-market trading after the company reported strong subscriber growth and revenue guidance well above analysts' expectations.

  • RIMM Crushing The Competition, Says Analyst Thursday, 21 Dec 2006 | 4:35 PM ET

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion issued quarterly earnings results, today after the bell.  CNBC’s Jim Goldman sorted through the numbers and Peter Misek, Senior Technology Analyst at Canaccord Adams had the instant analysis.

  • Will Palm Hold Its Own In Hand-Held Market? Tuesday, 19 Dec 2006 | 1:01 PM ET

    It's a day of reckoning for Palm--which is set to release its earnings later today. The hand-held pioneer has seen its market share dwindle to almost nothing--with rivals like Research in Motion (they make the BlackBerry) now dominating the market. So what's ahead for Palm? Can it come back? Jon Fortt is Senior Editor at Business 2.0 magazine....

  • ID Theft: Protecting Against Wireless Hackers Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | 3:23 PM ET

    There seems to be a new wave of "hacker attacks"--aimed at your cell phones and BlackBerrys. But is there any way to protect yourself? On Today’s "Street Signs," Erin Burnett asked  Ed English, with internet security firm Trend Micro and Anne Wallace from The Identity Theft Assistance Center. Ed English explained that hackers who break into computers are now targeting cell phones and mobile devices - anywhere that we’re storing personal information.

  • Wireless is Still the Hottest Sector in Tech Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 2:23 PM ET

    Yikes! Two major players in wireless with warnings kind of makes you wonder: is the hottest sector in tech cruising for a slowdown? Or is there some disconnect between them and everyone else?  Despite Palm's and Nokia's issues, wireless is hardly dead, or even dying. It remains one of the most robust sub-sectors in tech and with mobile music and mobile video, will remain so in 2007. And to prove the point, I'm filing this blog on my Blackberry!