• Facebook Says 3,000 Timeline Apps Have Launched Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    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.

  • At SXSW: Tech, Pop Culture, Fun Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    A view of the podium onstage at the 2012 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.

    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.

  • Reality TV Meets World of Retail     Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    NBC launches Fashion Star tomorrow. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story.

  • Homeless People Used as 4G Hotspots at SXSW Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 2:51 PM ET
    Homeless Hotspots

    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.

  • Will Tablets Crush PCs?     Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Todd Haselton, of TechnoBuffalo and Matthew Hoffman, Cowen & Company, discuss whether reports of the PC's "death" are premature.

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    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 in Talks to Acquire Mashable, Sources Say Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 8:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Energy Ministers to Talk Oil Prices and Speculation Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | 4:46 AM ET

    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

  • Cisco's Expansion in Asia     Sunday, 11 Mar 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Words With Friends game

    Zynga has been slow to capitalize on the Words with Friends audience, but it's planning to rectify that quickly.

  • SXSWi Welcomes Innovators, Inventors to Austin Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 10:32 AM ET
    Seth Priebatsch speaks at SXSW 2011 Interactive Festival

    The crew from Google's Android team was huddling late last month to put the final touches on an idea.

  • Virtual Economy, Real Money Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 3:19 PM ET
    The Smurfs' Village app

    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.

  • Twitter Analysis Gets Elections Half Right Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 12:47 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich participate in a debate sponsored by CNN and the Republican Party of Arizona at the Mesa Arts Center February 22, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona.

    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.

  • Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Next Big Thing?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 5:51 PM ET

    Shelby Clark, founder of RelayRides, created a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace while living in Boston without a car. The company launched nationwide Monday.

  • Apple's New iPad Just Named 'iPad' Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 4:28 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

    One of the biggest questions leading up to the release of Apple's new iPad was what the new tablet would be named. Would it be the iPad3, the iPad HD or follow in the footsteps of the latest iPhone and inherit an "S" at the end and be called the iPad2S ?

  • Families Trading Up Give Older iPads to Kids, Parents Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    As tablet prices drop and new versions land in stores, families are trading up and passing their castoffs to children and grandparents.

  • iPad: Pushing PCs Aside?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 2:34 PM ET

    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."

  • Live Blog: Apple Releases New iPad Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 2:26 PM ET
    Tim Cook launces the new iPad

    Apple is expected to unveil the next generation iPad in San Francisco today.

  • Is Apple Bad for the Market?     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan charts Apple's impact on the tech sector and discusses how much Apple really matters, with Howard Silverblatt, S&P's senior index analyst. Also, CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains how Nuance is tied to Apple.

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