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  • This is the live blog of Macworld from the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The keynote speech is by Senior VP of of Worldwide Product Marketing, Phil Schiller.

  • Adobe Systems is down more than 51 percent this year — but is seeing huge call activity. The average daily call volume is 3,300, but Tuesday the software maker saw more than 12,000 contracts trade at the February 22.50 strike alone (AEQBX), most of them for $1, according to OptionMonster's tracking systems.

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    For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.

  • Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle reported a profit excluding one-time items that rose 8 percent and was in line with estimates.

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    Looking for that perfect gift for the gadget lover who has everything? Beyond the iPhone and Wii, here are 10 of the coolest gadgets this holiday season. Everything from a solar-paneled laptop bag to a washable keyboard and — wait for it — a touch-screen universal remote.

  • Dell

    Dell reported earnings that declined 5 percent but easily exceeded expectations, sending its shares higher in late trading.

  • As Cliff Mason noted earlier today, Cramer likes to talk about "pin action" a lot -- the effect that one company's good fortune usually has on other, related companies (parts manufacturers, for example). The key word, however, is "usually." In the disastrous market we have these days, you can't even depend on this pin action any more.

  • Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Microchip maker Intel warned that its revenue would be about 14 percent below its previous forecast due to weak demand around the globe and in all market segments. The stock plunged after-hours.

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    Tech nuts, gadget freaks, gizmo gurus, lend me your ears. And your eyes. Over the next several weeks, I'll be featuring some of the devices getting a lot of attention, both good and bad, and rely on you to tell me what's hot, what's not.

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    Monday morning started off with a bang for Apple investors, courtesy of FBR's chip analyst Craig Berger making a strange call on Apple and what seemed like a dramatic slowdown in iPhone sales. 

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    Intel's third quarter 10-Q seems dire enough, unless of course you understand the company's business and follow the comments it has consistently been making since it reported its earnings a couple of weeks ago.

  • Sun Microsystems is posting a large loss for its latest quarter. The maker of servers and business software wrote down the value of the company due to the slow economy and the huge decline in its stock price.

  • Apple Buyback Program

    A buyback made sense back in March. With Apple's cash generation since, and the non-GAAP megabucks iPhone's generating now, a buyback makes exponentially more sense today.

  • Microsoft Corporate Headquarters

    Microsoft reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by sales of new computer server software, and lowered its full-year earnings forecasts to account for a toughening economy.

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    International Business Machines reported results that rose over last year in line with pre-announced figures the company gave last week.

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    Apple touched up its line of laptop computers Tuesday with a minimal nod to the economic turmoil that might push consumers to be more frugal this holiday shopping season.

  • Blue chips may be black and blue, but Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies sees potential in the tech sector.

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    Apple Inc. is fast becoming the poster boy for all things that are wrong with Wall Street right now, and that in itself might represent an opportunity for the savvy investor willing to play the odds instead of curling up in a ball and letting traders kick them in the head over and over again.

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    People are putting more sensitive personal information online and with the growing use of mobile devices, there’s more risk than ever. While many people are aware of the high-tech threats, they may not be aware of how they’re exposed.

  • An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Rumors of the eBay layoff that became official this morning have been circulating for weeks, but the added headlines of attempting to turn this company around by building on its strengths is quixotic at best.

 

  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

  • Ari Levy

    Ari Levy is CNBC.com's senior technology reporter in San Francisco.

  • Harriet Taylor

    Harriet Taylor is a CNBC.com technology reporter based in San Francisco. She covers Apple, Uber and the sharing economy, cyber security and emerging Silicon Valley trends.

  • Julia Boorstin

    Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt

    Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

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