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  • Apple iPhone 3G S

    I'll be on the air on Street Signs discussing what on the surface seems to be a provocative premise:  That somehow price cuts could lead to the doom of the Apple iPhone.

  • The build up to yesterday's board of directors meeting at Apple was pretty significant.  Fifty articles or so mentioned that the group was meeting, and topping the agenda would be the discussion of a possible replacement to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who announced his resignation from the board just a few weeks ago.

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    Five years ago today, Larry Page's and Sergey Brin's dorm room project Google was reborn as a publicly traded company, going out at what was then a jaw-dropping $85 a share in that unusual Dutch auction, closing that first day of trading at $108 and change.

  • HP

    Hewlett-Packard needed to wow Wall Street and the company delivered the goods tonight, beating the Street by a penny a share with 91 cents on better than expected revenue of $27.45 billion against the $27.3 billion consensus.

  • Former Brocade Communications CEO Gregory Reyes became the not-so-accidental poster boy for the scourge of stock options backdating that threatened the very life blood of Silicon Valley compensation.

  • HP

    When Hewlett-Packard reports its earnings after the bell tonight, it should go a long way toward keeping the optimism alive in the tech sector.

  • China Retail

    The back-to-school shopping season has begun and although spending is expected to decrease in most categories, industry analysts anticipate seeing growth in PCs and consumer electronics.

  • Microsoft Corporate Headquarters

    Microsoft posted a steeper-than-expected 17 percent drop in quarterly revenue and said its business continued to be hurt by the weak global PC and server markets, sending its shares tumbling.

  • Microsoft says it is now sending computer makers the final programming code for Windows 7, its new operating system.

  • IBM and Google reported earnings that beat analysts’ forecasts on Thursday. But should investors buy them? Analysts Robert Cihra and Clayton Moran shared their insights.

  • IBM Sign

    International Business Machines reported second-quarter earnings that blew past what analysts were forecasting, and the company's shares rose in late trading.

  • Intel's earnings results have set the state for the next leg of the chip rally, said Craig Berger, senior technology analyst at FBR Capital Markets — but he says investors can do better.

  • Smoke stacks in Heilongjiang province, China

    As the Markey-Waxman bill on carbon emissions cap-and-trade makes it way through the Senate, a new carbon-counting reality may soon be here for American businesses.

  • Five-star fund manager Richard Parower seeks "growth at the right price" — and he says there's plenty to be found in technology stocks. The handler of the Seligman Global Technology Fund — up 26 percent year-to-date — shared his top picks with CNBC.

  • SolarWinds shares rose Monday after several analysts began covering the network management software maker, one of which called it "one of the strongest growth stories in software over the last three years."

  • Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle reported earnings above expectations as its profit margin hit a record and software sales fell less than analysts had projected.

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    Few companies, indeed, are more secretive than Apple, or as punitive to those who dare violate the company’s rules on keeping tight control over information. Employees have been fired for leaking news tidbits to outsiders, and the company has been known to spread disinformation about product plans to its own workers.

  • Microsoft is holding its quarterly dividend steady and is backing a proposal allowing large shareholders to call special shareholder meetings.

  • NOT SEEN ON T.V.: David Pogue of the New York Times takes us behind the personal computing phenomenon.

  • Chip designer Analog Devices posted sharply lower profit and sales for its fiscal second quarter Tuesday amid the economic turmoil that has dampened global chip demand.