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  • Sony Shares Slide 8.2% as Earnings Disappoint Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 9:03 PM ET

    Shares of Sony fell nearly 7 percent on Friday after the electronics maker posted a surprisingly small rise in quarterly operating profit and cut its outlook on a fall in the value of securities and a firmer yen.

  • Which Companies Might Win Big On Super Sunday? Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    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.

  • Spartans Conquer Rambo at Weekend Box Office Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    The epic spoof "Meet the Spartans" narrowly beat out "Rambo" to nab the top spot in the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • Telling It On The Mountain Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 1:22 PM ET

    It takes a lot of turn a ski resort into a world financial center. Most of Davos went smoothly, but other parts could use a little more 'collaborative innovation.' Here's some observations -- and funny moments -- of the meeting.

  • Microsoft Ready To Challenge Google? Yahoo? Both? Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 11:32 AM ET

    If the entertainment and device division performance by Microsoft in its second quarter was a surprise, the company's online business growth is a stunner, especially as the company tries to chip away at Google's near total dominance.

  • When Microsoft's earnings came out yesterday, I had to do a double-take because it was hard for me to process just how strong these numbers truly were. I knew the company was poised for a strong quarter, but it was the breadth of its success, and optimistic guidance that took me, and so many investors, by surprise.

  • Three CEOs: Global Recession Not Likely Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC asked CEOs from three of the world’s most renowned international corporations whether the global economy was likely to catch cold from the United States.

  • Microsoft Earnings: They Really Are A "Big" Deal Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 3:52 PM ET

    Microsoft's earnings may be the most anticipated report from the tech sector, and possibly the most anticipated report during the earnings season, and here's why: The company is just as big a deal in this country as it is in Europe, Asia, emerging markets.

  • Nintendo Doubles Operating Profit, Raises Outlook Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 3:50 AM ET

    Robust holiday sales of Wii and DS game machines helped Japan's Nintendo more than double its operating profit in the nine months to December and prompted it to raise its outlook beyond market expectations.

  • Overseas Investors Buy Aggressively in the US Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    For much of the world, the United States is now on sale at discount prices. With credit tight, unemployment growing and worries mounting about a potential recession, American business and government leaders are courting foreign money to keep the economy growing.

  • 2007 a Record Year for Video Games Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:48 PM ET
    PlayStation 3

    They are easily the most anticipated numbers of the year by Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony:  NPD's year-end sales figures for the video games industry.  And what a story they tell. NPD reports tonight a record $17.94 billion was spent on non-PC game hardware, software and accessories; a staggering 43 percent better than 2006.

  • Blu-ray Vs. HD DVD: "Battle" Goes On YouTube Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:02 AM ET

    If you have a high definition DVD player you surely spent hours trying to figure out whether to buy HD DVD or Blu-ray. Or maybe like me you don't have a player to go with your HD TV because it was too confusing and the fear of being left with a Beta player too high.

  • Sharapova Makes Dough -- But Will She Win? Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 2:44 PM ET
    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 Profit, Market Share Rise Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 8:58 AM ET

    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.

  • This is the text of my live blog from the Steve Jobs speech at Macworld. It was fun to do and I hope you enjoy reading it for the first time, or re-reading it again.

  • "The Bucket List" Takes Box Office No. 1 Spot Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 2:08 PM ET

    Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman narrowly took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America with their comedy "The Bucket List," according to studio estimates issued Sunday.

  • Panic In Pornville: Tech Shakes Up Adult Films Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    The industry is at the technological and financial crossroads. With high definition TV here to stay, porn distributors and producers have to decide whether to adopt an expensive and potentially embarrassing new technology that promises to squeeze already shrinking profit margins.

  • Wii Sets Innovation In Motion Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Companies are picking up on Nintendo's motion-sensing technology, incorporating it into new electronic products, some of which go beyond the realm of video gaming.

  • Auto Industry In High Gear Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 9:14 PM ET

    In-car technology is all the rage and the major automakers are looking for the right partners to make a big splash. Forget about simple GPS. We're talking computing. (Full story)

  • CES '08: Small Businesses Try to Rise Above the Fray Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 6:04 PM ET

    Small businesses exhibiting at CES can get lost in the crowd but hard work and the right strategy can help their products stand out.