• “Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic novel by an obscure author that has been described as “Mommy porn” and “Twilight” for grown-ups, has electrified women across the country, who have spread the wordon Facebook pages, at school functions and in spin classes, the New York Times reports.

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    CNBC's Jon Fortt has details on Apple's new iPad, including a 5 megapixel camera and new retina display. "What Apple is really trying to do, is present the iPad now as a content-creation powerhouse not just a content-consumption device," he says. "And that could possibly threaten the PC a little down the line."

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    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Apple's new iPad has a retina display.

  • Tim Cook on New Apple TV Box     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the latest details on Apple's new television box which will support 1080p.

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    CNBC's Jon Fortt has a preview of what Apple plans to unveil today at its product event.

  • Q1 Orders Stronger Than Expected: AMAT CEO     Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 7:08 PM ET

    Mike Splinter, CEO, Applied Materials , says the firm's first quarter order books are turning up much stronger than expected. The company has announced dividend increase from 8 to 9 cents and a $3 billion share buyback plan over the next 3 years.

  • Cypress Semiconductor Lowers Guidance, Shares Halted Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 5:36 PM ET

    Cypress Semiconductors shares were halted late Tuesday after the company lowered its first-quarter guidance.

  • The stock of Internet radio company Pandora took a hit after the bell after earnings fell short of analysts' estimates Tuesday.

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