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  • Philippe Dauman

    Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.

  • The New iPad

    Given Apple’s stellar start to 2012, investors may be comfortable going all in on the tech giant. Concentrated exposure, however, can create headaches. In the event of an Apple slip-up, these exchange-traded funds can help nervous investors defend themselves against future rocky conditions.

  • The new iPad is displayed during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, Ca.

    With faster speeds and better connection, 4G is the desired connection for tablet and smart phone users. However, with providers limiting data usage, 4G is eating through customers data plans.

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    Bernstein Research downgraded Sprint Nextel Monday, saying the telecommunications company’s risks of filing for bankruptcy protection are rising and will increase further as it releases its first 4G iPhone.

  • Apple's New iPad: Verizon vs. AT&T

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's new blockbuster iPad and looks at whether cellular network carriers AT&T or Verizon will see any gains from the new device, with James Ratcliffe, Barclays Capital, and Kevin Smithen, Macquarie Capital.

  • After hitting $600 per share ahead of Friday’s new iPad release, Apple — along with a few select suppliers — might still be worth buying.

  • AT&T

    The wireless giant is finally taking speed, reliability, and business features seriously with its new 4G offering, reports TheStreet.

  • Apple iPad

    On Friday, March 16, Apple's new 3G/4G-ready, Retina Display-equipped iPad will hit shelves at the company's retail locations in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, the UK, Puerto Rico, and, finally, the U.S. Virgin Islands. Doors will open at 8 a.m. local time.

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    With a new iPad poised to hit store shelves on March 16, plenty of current iPad owners will likely hit the used electronics market to sell their older tablet.

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    Apple unveiled its new iPad to much fanfare, and one expert talked about what brand names were under the hood.

  • Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering a portion of the previous session's steep decline, buoyed by some better-than-expected economic reports and amid optimism over Greece's bond swap offer.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

    Shares of cellular carriers and chip suppliers rose following Apple's announcement of a new iPad. But Apple's stock was little-changed.

  • Ahead of Apple’s expected announcement of the iPad 3, the “Fast Money” traders shared a few second-derivative ways to play the space.

  • Apple (AAPL), maker of the wildly popular iPhone and iPad, leaped across the $500 billion mark in terms of market capitalization on Feb. 29, 2012, for the first time in its history. Its stock price – well past the $500-per-share threshold – continues to set new highs, seemingly on a regular basis. And it appears to be headed toward $600, and beyond, with the release of the iPad 3 and the iPhone 5. But if the stock seems too expensive, there are other ways to play an Apple rally. The “Fast Money”

    Apple, maker of the wildly popular iPhone and iPad, leapt across the $500 billion mark in terms of market capitalization on Feb. 29, 2012. But if the stock seems too expensive, here are other ways to play an Apple rally.

  • Boxes of the new Apple iPad 2 are stacked as it goes on sale at Apple Store

    Apple is betting a 4G-equipped iPad will tempt more U.S. consumers to pay extra to watch high-quality video on the go, and in turn, give Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc a revenue boost.

  • Twitter

    Contenders for the Republican presidential nomination will put social media to the test Tuesday.

  • annuities

    I don't think the rally is over, but traders today were clearly getting antsy, particularly over the low volume.

  • AT&T Ends Unlimited Data Plans

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the update on AT&T cracking down on smartphone data hogs by ending unlimited data plans.

  • 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).

    Smartphone users who try to get the most out of their devices are learning exactly what that means, even while paying for plans that promise unlimited consumption.

  • Santorum & Super Tuesday

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum says he might not be a better businessman, but he'll make a better president; the Midwest is still reeling from deadly tornadoes; and AT&T says it is capping its data plans on 3G and 4G smartphones, and will now charge penalities to data hogs.