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  • Analyst Upgrades Motorola on New Phones, Economy Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 1:28 PM ET
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    Motorola Inc. continues to get good reviews from analysts for its efforts to turn around its cell phone business. A Macquarie Securities analyst upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Neutral" on Wednesday.

  • Cramer’s Newest Smartphone Play Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 10:25 AM ET

    This company doesn’t make handsets, but it is crucial to growth in the mobile-Internet market.

  • Do-Over: Microsoft Tries Again With Zune HD Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 4:41 PM ET
    Zune 2009

    Initially rolled out by Microsoft in 2006, the Zune was positioned as a wannabe iPod killer – and was promptly squashed by Apple’s popular system. Now the Zune HD, a redesigned, flashier version of the system, is hitting retail shelves.

  • Google Updates Browser, Plans to Gain Market Share Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 2:28 PM ET
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    Google Inc. has rolled out a new version of its Chrome Web browser and a version of the Mac browser for mainstream users will be available within months, as the company moves to double Chrome's market share.

  • Timing is Everything; Intel/Apple Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:29 AM ET
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    When Intel Corp. disclosed yesterday two key executive losses, one of them caught the company flat-footed, and it could be a concern simply because of its timing.

  • Yahoo Responds Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 4:45 PM ET

    In my last post, I addressed two brewing controversies at Yahoo, based on some things that CEO Carol Bartz said in her "you think I'm stupid" interview on CNBC last week.

  • Small Blogs Turn a Profit, Thanks to Big Advertisers Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 4:08 PM ET
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    The dream of quitting the day job and making a living from blog revenue has proved to be far-fetched for most bloggers. But a few entrepreneurs have found success in blog networks.

  • Does Carol Bartz Have a Credibility Problem? Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 12:40 PM ET
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    Last week, the stake in Alibaba was absolutely intrinsic to Yahoo. Yet today, just a few short days later, we get word that Yahoo unloads a $150 million stake in the company. Yahoo still keeps its stake in the parent company, but the timing of the dot com sale is intriguing.

  • 2 Tech Specs for the Mobile Web Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 9:06 PM ET

    These companies could help solve one of the industry’s biggest problems right now.

  • Search Is Only Part of Yahoo Story: CEO Bartz Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 10:29 AM ET

    Now that the Yahoo's search deal with Microsoft has been finalized, the next step for the Internet giant is focus its attention on content, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC.

  • China Could Be $1 Trillion Green Tech Market Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 9:45 AM ET
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    China potentially could be a $500 billion to $1 trillion a year market for environmentally sustainable "green technologies," a group of businesses and experts said in a report Thursday that urges governments to ease the way for such initiatives.

  • My Apple Takeaways Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 3:53 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Today, Steve Jobs added a high degree of class not just to the Apple story, but his personal story too. When he came out to thunderous applause, a standing ovation, who knew what to expect? Certainly not the emotion and candor from a guy who's made living like a recluse an art form.

  • Live Blog From Apple Event: Steve Jobs Appears Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 2:21 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    This is the live blog from the Wednesday's Apple event with Steve Jobs making a long awaited appearance. The first post is at the bottom of the page and works up to the most recent.

  • Let the Apple Games Begin Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 12:13 PM ET
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    As of this writing, there's about 24 hours until Apple hosts its latest product event, and speculation about what the company will release has become a blood sport.

  • Google, Hasbro to Launch Monopoly Online Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 9:25 AM ET
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    Monopoly is being reinvented for the digital age as Google teams up with the board game’s producer Hasbro to make an online version.

  • Japan's Toshiba Corp plans to bid for French nuclear group Areva's power transmission and distribution unit, four sources with direct knowledge of the situation said, in a deal that could top $5 billion.

  • How Kennedy's Death Might Derail Schilling's 'Quest' Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 9:20 PM ET

    If Curt Schilling pursues a run for Ted Kennedy's vacant Senate seat, it could delay a much-anticipated 'World of Warcraft' rival.

  • 3D TV Revolution is Upon Us Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 2:47 PM ET

    I was going to hold off on writing about this until we get an upcoming series on the air, but since that's still weeks away, and Sony made a big 3D announcement today, I wanted to share some thoughts and experiences about some of the technology in the pipeline.

  • Gmail Knocked Offline for 'Majority' of Users Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 3:27 AM ET
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    Google's Gmail service was knocked offline Tuesday in an outage that the company said affected a "majority" of its millions of e-mail users, including consumers who get Gmail for free and businesses that pay for a version for their employees.

  • Give Up a Little Privacy, Get a Great Deal Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 1:40 PM ET
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    If I were to ask you if you'd be happy with a company scraping your personal information from a Facebook post and using it in their business, you might not like that. However, if I said that information would be used to give you a deep-discount at your favorite restaurant, you might reconsider.