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Technology: Trends

  • Will Facebook Employees Line Up to Cash Out? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 6:38 AM ET

    On Monday, Facebook staffers have the opportunity to unwind their stake in the social media giant.

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Soon-to-Be Ex-Zynga Employee Receives Gutsy Email Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    On Tuesday the tech world learned that Zynga had laid off five percent of its full-time workforce and had plans to scale back on its Austin, Texas studio as it looked to cut costs.

  • Yahoo's Mayer Makes Her First Deal Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:57 PM ET

    Yahoo's Marissa Mayer announced via Twitter Thursday that the company has acquired the start-up Stamped.

  • Microsoft Officially Unveils Windows 8 Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:47 PM ET

    Microsoft showed off its upgraded operating system, Windows 8, at an event in New York on Thursday.

  • A Cool Airline Tray Table You Wish You'd Invented Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:39 PM ET

    Struggling to balance your mobile device on your airline tray table, while eating in a cramped coach seat? A new product may soon solve that problem.

  • How Adobe Wants to Transform Digital Marketing Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:24 PM ET

    Adobe Systems is bringing the cloud and "big data" to digital marketing, CEO Shantanu Narayen told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.

  • Here's Why Surface Beats Apple's iPad: Ballmer Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:58 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    Microsoft's new Surface tablet trumps its competition because it is the only tablet that can be used for both work and entertainment, said Steven Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO.

  • Is Windows 8 the PC's Best Chance to Stay Relevant? Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:09 AM ET

    Here's what makes Microsoft's Windows 8 so important: It might be the PC's best chance to maintain its dominance in computing.

  • Chastened Pincus Talks Zynga’s Mobile, Gaming Potential Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    Mark Pincus struck a chastened tone, kicking off the company’s earnings call with the acknowledgment that things haven’t been going as planned at Zynga.

  • Emerging Technology Drives Big Growth: SAP Co-CEO Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Business software firm SAP is seeing double-digit growth as it invests in cloud computing, data solutions and mobile — areas that are seeing massive growth, co-CEO Bill McDermott told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.

  • Goldman's Blankfein on Power of Entrepreneurs Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein is focused on the next generation of entrepreneurs at its inaugural Builders and Innovators Summit in Newport Beach, Calif.

  • In Cyberattack on Saudi Firm, US Sees Iran Firing Back Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 4:53 AM ET

    Hackers picked the one day of the year they knew they could inflict the most damage on the world’s biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco — and U.S. intelligence officials believe the attack came from Iran. The New York Times reports.

  • Nintendo Profit Outlook Weakens Ahead of Wii U Launch Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:52 AM ET

    Nintendo trimmed its annual profit outlook Wednesday by almost one-half as a strong yen and diminished console sales weighed on earnings while it readies the launch of the successor to the hit Wii console, which it hopes will reboot earnings growth.

  • It’s official. Facebook is serious about making money, and its turning its mobile problem—mobile growth was eating into margins—into an opportunity.

  • Apple unveiled the iPad Mini, as expected, with a price tag starting at $329 for a 16 gigabyte tablet. The tech giant also introduced a fourth generation regular iPad starting at $499.

  • Live Blog: Apple's iPad Mini Will Start at $329 Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 2:13 PM ET

    Apple is taking the stage today to unveil a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, to compete with other smaller tablets like Google's spacer Nexus 7 and Amazon's spacer Kindle Fire HD.

  • Currency Woes Hit 3M Earnings, Cuts Full-Year Outlook Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    3M reported quarterly earnings in line with estimates on Tuesday, but revenue came in light and the company cut its full-year guidance as a strengthening dollar hurt margins.

  • Will the Mini iPad Redefine the Tablet? Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 10:19 AM ET

    Will the mini iPad be more like a Mac mini or an iPod nano and will it just help Apple pick up a few extra customers, or will it redefine the tablet category?

  • Apple’s new, smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad Mini, may cannibalize demand for its existing tablet computers, according to Tim Daniels, technology, media and telecommunications strategist at Olivetree Securities.

 

  • 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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Squawk Alley

  • will.i.am delivers a keynote speech at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce 2014 Conference at Moscone South on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Entertainer and entrepreneur will.i.am unveiled "The Puls" smartwatch in hopes of blending fashion and technology.

  • Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

    Earlier Monday, IBM posted quarterly results that badly missed Wall Street expectations, which was enough to drag the entire Dow lower.

  • Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center, in Yorktown Heights, New York, Feb. 11, 2014.

    IBM posted earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations, after seeing a "marked slowdown" in September.

Re/code

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.