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  • Is Samsung Closing the Image Gap With Apple? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 10:13 PM ET

    Millions of smartphone users around the world who are now viewing Samsung's mobile devices in a new light and opting for them over Apple's devices.

  • China's Hacking Prowess     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Patrick Chovanec, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University says that allegations that Chinese hackers attacked the New York Times was no big surprise. He also says that China's new leaders are still obsessed about controlling the narrative on China.

  • China's official purchasing managers' index (PMI) eased to 50.4 in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, missing market expectations and underscoring that the economy is making only a mild recovery from its weakest year since 1999.

  • Global Markets Update     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe.

  • P. Chidambaram, India's Finance Minister

    India's finance minister is putting welfare, defense and road projects on the chopping block in a last-ditch attempt to hit a tough fiscal deficit target by March, risking short-term economic growth and angering cabinet colleagues.

  • Can a Rimless Blackberry Avoid Extinction? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Thorsten Heins, CEO, Research In Motion

    Even after Canada-based Blackberry launched it's anticipated line-up of revamped smartphones and their surprise name change, investors were unimpressed as its stock slumped 12 percent.

  • Hong Kong, Where Parking Is Free… Almost Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 2:32 AM ET

    Hong Kong residents are obsessed with property, and I'm no exception. But I never thought my dank, dark car park space in the building where I live would turn out to be my best investment ever. I bought it four years ago for $90,000. Recent deals indicate it's now worth $167,000, an 85 percent increase.

  • Markets Will Punish Central Banks: Marc Faber Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 1:51 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Extensive monetary easing has dangerous side effects and markets are sure to punish central banks for their mistakes, veteran investor and the author of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, Marc Faber, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Gold or Platinum—Which Will Get to $2,000 First? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    Gold and platinum have been locked in a tight race for the past month, with both trading currently around $1,680 an ounce, prompting the question – which precious metal will win the race to $2,000?

  • Chinese Millionaire Fights Pollution With Thin Air Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 11:10 PM ET

    China's foulest fortnight for air pollution in memory has rekindled a tongue-in-cheek campaign by a multimillionaire with a streak of showmanship who is selling canned fresh air.

  • Is It Time to Get Off the China Stocks Train? Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    Chinese shares are having their day in the sun, with the benchmark Shanghai stock index trading at an eight-month high on Thursday. The rally, however, may be close to running its course, some analysts say.

  • If January Trend Persists, Bulls Can Declare Victory Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    A major wave of earnings news Thursday could keep the tug-of-war going between Wall Street's bulls and bears.

  • South Korea warned on Wednesday it might consider a tax on financial transactions and Thailand said it was worried its strong currency would hurt exporters as moves by advanced economies to flood markets with easy money increasingly spill over into other countries.

  • South Korea Catches Up to North Korea on the Space Race Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    South Korea says its first successful launch Wednesday of a rocket from its own soil has opened a new era of opportunity, taking the pressure off to keep up with its rival, North Korea, on a space race. The CSM reports.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Flat Ahead of Fed     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors wait for a policy announcement on interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Lenovo Logs Record Quarterly Profit, Beats Forecasts Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 4:42 AM ET

    China's Lenovo Group, on track to become the world's top maker of personal computers, reported a record quarterly profit, up by a third from a year earlier, as it gained more share in the PC market and made inroads in the smartphone business.

  • Toyota Motor will recall 1.1 million cars globally for defects, including 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles in the United States to fix airbags that could be deployed inadvertently, the automaker said on Wednesday.

  • South Korea's Samsung Electronics did not willfully infringe on some of Apple's patents, a U.S. federal court has ruled, foiling Apple's attempt to ratchet up the $1.05 billion in damages it was awarded last August by a U.S. jury.

  • Singapore’s High Cost of Living Comes at a Cost Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:32 AM ET
    The Helix Bridge and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

    As rising prices threaten high living standards, this Asian financial hub may be at risk of becoming a victim of its own success.

  • Sixty-Five People Executed in Syria's Aleppo: Activists Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:02 AM ET

    At least 65 people were found shot dead with their hands bound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday in a "new massacre" in the near two-year revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.

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