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Technology: Trends

  • The Tablet Market Grows Cluttered Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 8:52 AM ET

    Holiday shoppers with a tablet computer on their gift list this year might be forgiven for feeling a bit overwhelmed. This year, it's no so simple to make a choice.

  • Investors Are Getting 'Psyched' About Big Data Sunday, 18 Nov 2012 | 12:41 PM ET

    Mining the boom in data for new insights and undiscovered relationships has created demand for new software and solutions and both major tech companies and start-ups are looking to take advantage of the emerging trend.

  • John McAfee: 'I'm Prepared to Go All the Way' Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    Tech millionaire John McAfee – who’s being sought by Belize police for questioning in a murder – said he is prepared to die if he is taken into custody.

  • Advice to SEC Staff: Encrypt PCs When Among Hackers Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    Sensitive, confidential information belonging to major U.S. stock exchanges was at risk of being hacked this year, thanks to an oversight by Securities and Exchange Commission staffers, according to a new Reuters report.

  • The fifth and final film in the franchise grossed an estimated $30.4 million from Thursday night and midnight shows in North America.

  • We've traditionally thought of Internet access as skewing toward the affluent. But now that PC penetration is so high, could online surveys beat the phone.

  • Viacom Beats Expectations, Pushes to Tackle DVR Issue Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:24 PM ET

    Viacom shares traded higher on Wednesday after the media giant reported better-than-expected earnings, on lower costs. But one problem plaguing the company is a drop in ratings thanks, in part, to DVR viewing.

  • Spotify in Top League With $3 Billion Valuation Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    Spotify has raised about $100m from a group of investors led by Goldman Sachs in a round that puts a $3bn valuation on the company and completes its eight-month search for new funding, according to two people familiar with the situation.

  • It's shaping up to be a very Nintendo holiday season, but what happens once the holidays are over?

  • 'Government Surveillance Is on The Rise,' Says Google Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Government demands for user data worldwide from Google have "increased steadily," the search giant says in a new report: "One trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise."

  • Facebook’s lockup expirations have weighed on the stock, as traders feared a flood of shares from employees, former employees, and investors would send it tumbling.

  • Zynga Does a Management Shakeup Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    Zynga is doing a major management shakeup as it shifts to focus more on mobile.

  • Advanced Micro Says No Plans for Sale: Report Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 5:26 PM ET

    Advanced Micro is not planning a sale of the company or any significant asset sale, according to a report.

  • Mark Cuban Takes Issue With Facebook Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Mark Cuban started a firestorm on Tuesday when he said he’s considering alternatives to Facebook for promoting news about his team the Dallas mavericks.

  • Can Nokia Take On Google and Apple Maps? Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Nokia is aiming to be a bigger player in mobile mapping services with a new cloud-based service, the company’s CEO, Stephen Elop, told CNBC’s "Street Signs."

  • We can expect even bigger numbers than last year’s game, which sold over $400 million worth of copies in its first day

  • Apple Backlash Rolls on, but Cheap Stock in Limbo Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    A few months ago, the blogosphere was filled with amazing comparisons of Apple's size to not just other companies — including the combined market caps of Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon at one point — but entire countries and industries as the Things Apple Is Worth More Than tumblr details.

  • Apple Stores Most Productive US Shops Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:58 AM ET

    Apple stores are the most productive shops in the US according to new research that suggests the most effective use of retail space is selling expensive products that are occasional purchases for well-off consumers, the FT reports.

  • Microsoft’s 'Halo 4' Sets New Record Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Microsoft’s "Halo 4" sold $220 million worth of games in the first 24 hours. That beats the record "Halo 3" set in 2007.

  • Rumor Has It: Apple Said to Already Eye iPhone 5S Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    Now that Apple has updated most of its computing devices, new rumors are already beginning to circulate that the tech giant will soon begin trial production of an "iPhone 5S."

 

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