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Consumer demand has been the driver so far but analysts expect large businesses to join in as they ramp up their IT spending in the second half of the year.
Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it needed time to resolve legal issues. The NYT reports.
Microsoft is shaking up its entertainment and devices division, the group responsible for many of its most familiar consumer devices.
Microsoft announced changes in its Management team that oversees the division that develops mobile phones, videogames and other devices Tuesday.
The Times newspaper in London reports that Members of the European Parliament from across the continent find their brand new Hewlett-Packard laptops -- recently bought at vast expense to European taxpayers -- cumbersome.
With childhood obesity on the rise, and concern growing over how companies advertise and promote food products to children, do you think toys should be part of McDonald's Happy Meals? Share your opinion in our poll.
Boeing stock is down 25 percent from its high, but the company is optimistic about the flight plan, including the Dreamliner and Boeing's biggest airplane, the 747-8, due to start flying next year. It will seat almost 600 people and will be 90 yards long. Would you worry about flying in something that big? Share your opinion in our poll.
Innovative products. Bold leadership. Loyal customers. And a secretive culture. What trend will this company set next? Its competitors are as curious as anyone. But has Apple already reached it's pinnacle? Are it's best days behind it? Share your opinion.
Technology will outperform the general market over the next 12 months, said Stuart O'Gorman, director of technology investment at Henderson Global Investors.
It is the online version of the bathroom wall in school, the place to scrawl raw, anonymous gossip. Formspring.me, a relatively new social networking site, has become a magnet for comments, many of them nasty and sexual, among the Facebook generation.
As Hollywood shrinks its films and television shows for the small screens of cellphones, its assumptions about mobile viewing are being upended by surprisingly patient consumers. The NYT reports.
Several companies have developed small credit card scanners that plug into a cellphone and for a small fee enable any individual or small business to turn a phone into a credit card processing terminal. The NYT explains.
A wave of Web start-ups aims to help people indulge their urge to divulge — from sites like Blippy, which Mr. Brooks used to broadcast news of what he bought, to Foursquare, a mobile social network that allows people to announce their precise location to the world, to Skimble, an iPhone application that people use to reveal, say, how many push-ups they are doing and how long they spend in yoga class.
If their latest earnings are any indication, Apple and Yahoo will continue to move in opposite directions as far as their influence in the technology sector, analysts said.
For anyone who has ever lost a cellphone, remember this: it could be worse. You could be the person who left his phone in a bar in California. And it wasn’t just any phone; it was a supersecret version of the next iPhone.
With Apple having sold 50 million iPhones, it was perhaps inevitable that a cottage industry of iPhone repair shops would spring up. The NYT explains.
Intel’s better-than-expected earnings were helped by strong global demand for computer chips, which should help quarterly results at other semiconductor makers, an analyst told CNBC.
Apple is tightening its already firm grip on what software can run on the iPhone and its other mobile devices, as shown by its recent changes to the rules that outside programmers must follow.
In the years before its collapse, Lehman Brothers shifted investments off its books by using a small company that appeared to be independent but whose board it controlled, the New York Times reported.
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.