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The maker of the hit mobile game Angry Birds has struck a deal with Wal-Mart to embed clues to a new version of the game in merchandise sold in Wal-Mart stores, hoping to drive Angry Birds fans into the stores, and shoppers to the game.
This much is clear: U.S. customers love their iPhones. A study released Thursday from J.D. Power and Associates ranks Apple's iPhone highest in U.S. customer satisfaction, beating out other popular handest makers like HTC and Samsung. This is the seventh time in a row that Apple has won top honors in the J.D. Power and Associates survey.
Apple's new iPad is about 12 degrees hotter than earlier versions but does not appear to be a serious problem and shouldn't warrant a recall, Consumer Reports told CNBC Tuesday.
Airlines are giving satellites a second look for delivering Internet service to passengers in the air. Because they have few limits on bandwidth and can transmit data when planes are flying over water, satellites are an attractive option for U.S. airlines that are still figuring out the best and most affordable ways to deliver Internet on flights.
When it comes to offering online maps to their users, some companies have been leaving Google Maps and setting out for less familiar territory.
As demand continues to rise and geopolitical risks continue push prices higher, many wonder if oil prices will halt their ascent.
The chief executive of oil giant Shell predicted that the cost of oil will continue to rise long-term in an interview with CNBC Tuesday.
Apple has sold three million new iPads since its launch Friday, March 16, the company said Monday.
Ever wondered how an Apple iPad would fare from being shot at with a HK53 assault rifle?
According to early user reports, the new iPad may be prone to becoming physically warm during use, especially in the lower left-hand corner when holding the iPad upright in portrait mode.
Microsoft's latest ad for Internet Explorer 9 is, well, interesting, to say the least.
Police investigators in Cincinnati stumbled upon an online video last year showing an act of armed robbery, helpfully taped by the perpetrators themselves. The analysts at the city's Real Time Crime Center found the footage on a Facebook page while using the popular social-media site to investigate another crime. The suspects were eventually arrested.
While the launch of the new iPad is grabbing headlines worldwide this month, its chief software rival, Android by Google, is also undergoing a series of sharp changes that have not been heralded as widely.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details from Apple's conference call, where CEO Tim Cook says a dividend will not impact product innovation.
New information suggests that Iran’s oil production may not have fallen as much as other industry reports have speculated. The latest publication of data by the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI) published on Sunday showed Iran produced 3.72 million barrels per day in January, marking the highest output since December 2008.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains why JC Penney is sliding, following same-store sales that were below expectations. And Dole Foods is up big on good earnings.
CNBC's Amanda Drury breaks down Apple's size and power.
Hundreds of online complaints saying that Apple’s iTunes Store, and in particular its App Store, which the company portrays as the safest of shopping environments, is not so secure, the New York Times reports.
One technology expert warns that the high-speed connectivity of the new iPad may not be applicable to Asia's wireless networks.
Walmart announced that some stores will start selling the new iPad at 12:01 a.m. Friday, beating even Apple stores, which don't open their doors until 8 a.m.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.