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  • Steve Jobs talking about iPhone4 customer satisfaction at news conference on July 16, 2010.

    It's clear that the company stands behind the product, as is, and Jobs alludes to the sales numbers thus far: their more immediate problem—meeting the demand.

  • Google Headquarters

    The Internet advertising giant's shares dropped sharply in extended trading Thursday after the company reported a profit and sales that failed to match what Wall Street hoped was coming.

  • Blogger

    As murky as the consumer picture is now, there is one spot on retail landscape that is still shining bright: online sales.

  • Rush Limbaugh

    Limbaugh launched a passionate defense of Apple and its iPhone 4 on his syndicated radio program Thursday, saying he "had no reception problems" with the one he recently purchased.

  • After offering $210 million for Playboy Enterprises, Penthouse parent FriendFinder Networks CEO Marc Bell told Fast Money why he wants to get into bed with Hugh Hefner.

  • Apple's iPhone 3Gs

    Hundreds of thousands of apps exist, ans new ones are always welcome. Here, CNBC Contributor David Pogue offers app ideas from parking to getting dressed.

  • Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • Verizon

    Here's the case for how Verizon might break itself in half, holding on to sexy and dumping the fusty. Verizon itself has been shedding high-cost, old-fashioned phone lines in more rural markets. Why not elevate that idea to a grander scale?

  • The new Sprint HTC Evo 4G smartphone is displayed at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 24, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CTIA is the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry.

    The funny business of cell phones signals. Consumer Reports says you may need a little duct tape on your iPhone 4 to guard against dropped calls. Sound like a step backward? What about a cellphone signal that may fail in the middle of a large building?

  • Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.

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    A number of lawyers reminded me today that whenever a startup is a huge success, people inevitably come out of the woodwork to claim their piece of the pie.

  • Two women compare the new iPhone 4 (right) and an iPhone 3 in front of Manhattan's 5th Avenue Apple Store.

    If you had to name a company that symbolizes exemplary customer experience, superb brand management and cutting edge products, Apple wouldn't be too far from the top of most people's lists. Which is why it's been so surprising to find the company squandering its reputation for all these things over a relatively minor flaw with the new iPhone.

  • Chico's Live Chat

    Online shoppers are like nomads visiting multiple Web sites before making a purchasing decision. Studies show retail Web sites that offer superior customer service, including live help tools, see high customer satisfaction. Just how successful is live help?

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    In a store, sales clerks can serve customers' needs when they see there's a need, or greet them when they walk in the door, but online it's a more difficult task. What works better when it comes to live help on a Web site?

  • Tyco

    Tyco's acquisition is to further its broadband connectivity exposure. In addition, the company released its preliminary earnings report.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.

  • Barry Diller

    Google’s use of its search engine to support its expansion into new internet services gives it an unfair advantage and puts it on a collision course with antitrust regulators, according to a prominent US media mogul. The FT reports.

  • Elizabeth Duke, Federal Reserve Governor

    Credit is gradually loosening up for small business, Federal Reserve Governor Elizabeth Duke told CNBC Monday.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft should look at spinning off its consumer businesses—an $11 billion-a-year, red-ink-stained amalgam—and refocusing on its real core: internal software and the apps that run on it.

  • Six in 60

    Today's six stocks worth watching.