Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.» Read More
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.
Todd Haselton, of TechnoBuffalo and Matthew Hoffman, Cowen & Company, discuss whether reports of the PC's "death" are premature.
With a new iPad poised to hit store shelves on March 16, plenty of current iPad owners will likely hit the used electronics market to sell their older tablet.
CNN, a unit of Time Warner, and Mashable are in advanced talks that may lead to an acquisition of the social news Web site, three people with knowledge of the talks said, the New York Times.
The 13th International Energy Forum (IEF) kicks off on Tuesday in Kuwait City, bringing to the table energy ministers from 88 countries around the world representing some 90 percent of global supply and demand
Edzard Overbeek, President, Asia Pacific, Cisco, says Cisco has witnessed solid expansion globally, and explains how the company's strategy has led to growth in Asia, especially in China, Japan and India.
“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.
Zynga has been slow to capitalize on the Words with Friends audience, but it's planning to rectify that quickly.
The crew from Google's Android team was huddling late last month to put the final touches on an idea.
While it might run counter to most people's common sense, the hottest trend in the video game industry these days is giving away games for free.
Forecasting elections based on the Twittersphere is a tweet in progress. For now, social media is better used by candidates to mobilize their communities, rather than to predict election outcomes.
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Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
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"Our goal is to get as close to the experience the surfer is having," says the head of a pro surfing organization.
Though Apple posted profits that beat expectations, investor Roger McNamee found reason to throw cold water on the tech giant.
The Apple-IBM partnership also greatly benefits both companies, says Roger McNamee, founding partner of Elevation Capital.