Cadie Thompson is a technology reporter on CNBC's Enterprise Team.
She joined CNBC in 2009 as a news associate working on Special Reports for CNBC.com. She worked on a range of projects including CNBC's Emmy-nominated Special Report about the financial crisis, Boom, Bust, Blame: The Inside Story of America's Economic Crisis; CNBC's Marijuana & Money Special Report; and America's Top States for Business. She also covered earnings during earnings season.
She moved to the consumer beat in 2010 writing primarily for CNBC's Consumer Nation, where she covered ecommerce, consumer electronics and mobile trends in retail.
Later she helped launch CNBC's NetNet blog and joined as a Web producer and regular contributor. While working with the NetNet team, she has covered Wall Street culture and global economic news.
She moved to the tech beat in 2012, where she started covering VCs, start-ups, publicly traded tech companies and cybersecurity.
She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in journalism and religious studies. She also was a beat reporter at The Oklahoma Daily for four years.
Microsoft didn't have much luck with a recent celebrity event hosted at one of its retail stores.
It's not surprising Apple isn't bragging about its maps application. In fact, the company is apparently trying to quietly downplay it.
Apple is facing some heat in Europe over marketing practices.
Apple employees have an extra something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
The case for Americans having a bad case of mobile mania just got a little bit stronger.
Apple cannot fix inaccuracies on its map system as quickly as some users would like because Apple doesn't actually control the map data, said Noam Bardin, CEO of the navigation app Waze.
Apple owned up to its messy map problem Friday, apologizing for the frustration it has caused users since its launch last week. But by admitting the company's maps system is faulty, did Apple ward off potential buyers? Probably not, said Scott Sutherland, an analyst for Wedbush Securities.