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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.
Here comes a goliath into the battle for dominance in the multibillion-dollar mobile payments business. EBay-owned PayPal plans to unveil on Thursday a credit card-swiping device to rival start-up Square, according to Bloomberg News, which cited unnamed sources "with knowledge of the matter."
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.
Insight on why Apple sees 2012 as the biggest product year in history, with Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company managing director/senior tech analyst, who shares his strategy on investing in the stock.
When Irish people talk about black gold, they’re usually referring to Guinness. That may be about to change, after an Irish company discovered the first ever commercial oil field off Ireland’s coast.
The first thing to know about the new iPad is that it's different. Not just different from the first iPad: different from other products on the market.
The new iPad is in its element displaying and editing high-resolution photos. CNBC's Jon Fortt puts the new Apple tablet through its paces.
Software developers are salivating over prospects for the new iPad, which sold out online within two days of its unveiling and won't ship now for up to three weeks. Apple had originally set the ship date for March 16. The new iPad goes on sale in stores on a first-come, first-served basis on Friday.
Zynga is preparing to sell additional shares to the public as part of a secondary offering, according to people familiar with the situation. The online gaming company could file deal paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission as early as tomorrow, these people added.
Apple's Siri-centric commercials for the iPhone 4S are the focus of a controversy this week, as a man in New York is suing Apple for what he claims are "misleading" TV advertisements.
Fred Wilson, a prominent New York-based venture capitalist, is not too pleased with Yahoo's lawsuit against Facebook. In fact, he said Yahoo is dead to him now.
During SXSW Facebook and its partners unleashed a whole new crop of timeline apps with entries emerging from Foursquare, Nike, The Onion,Vevo, Fandango, Viddy, Endomondo, RootMusic, Foodspotting, Pose and Votizen.
The festival, launched in 1989 to draw attention to this city's vibrant music scene, has morphed into a magnet for technology companies — start-ups and large corporations alike — and Hollywood, too. SXSW Interactive runs through Tuesday, giving way to the music festival that runs through Sunday; SXSW's film portion ends Saturday.
NBC launches Fashion Star tomorrow. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story.
A digital marketing company is sponsoring homeless people to act as wireless hotspots during the tech start-up conference South by Southwest in Austin, Texas.
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.