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  • Nest Labs Thermostat

    Tony Fadell, a former Apple executive who led iPod and iPhone development from 2001 to 2009, helped transform consumer products used by millions of people. Next up: the humble household thermostat. The New York Times reports.

  • Computer gamers queue to try out "Battlefield 3"

    There has never been a lot of love lost between Activision and Electronic Arts. The two video game publishers fight over just about everything.

  • Copper Prices Slide

    Losses in copper are adding to negative sentiment on stocks, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Apple Store

    Apple shocked the street by missing analyst estimates as iPhone sales disappointed the financial prognosticators. But rather than providing an indication of Apple's decline, it instead highlights how easily influenced the investment community can be, caught up in momentum, and prone to setting unreasonable expectations for earnings estimates.

  • The forward march of technology is both unforgiving and unstoppable. As it mercilessly weeds out the old in favor of the new, once beloved products and services become less favored by consumers, while others simply become obsolete.It’s always been this way. The horse and buggy was once the dominant means of travel for Americans, but once the automobile was invented formerly solvent buggy makers found themselves out of a job.This dynamic repeats itself whenever a new invention comes along that si

    What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.

  • Apple's Senior Vice President of iOS Scott Forstall speaks about the new greeting card app at the event introducing the new iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California. The announcement marks the first time new CEO Tim Cook introduced a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.

    Within the new iPhone lies a very special element that heralds the next generation in smartphones. This element could have a titanic effect on mobile commerce in the months to come and, overall, points to a much larger trend for which few can even begin to fully define its future business impact.

  • cell phone light

    Today, the fundamentals of the concert experience – hearing about a show, rallying your friends to buy tickets, going to the show, and recounting the experience to everyone you know – are the same, but the means are greatly modernized through mobile technology.

  • Apple Store

    Brian Sullivan’s opinion piece on Wednesday detailed why he’d likely avoid the new iCloud service, saying it was too expensive to justify the benefits. Today, he admits he blew it on Apple.

  • Great Tech War of 2012

    From Apple to Amazon to Facebook, each tech titan is pushing further into mobile, tablets, apps, cloud data and beyond. Robert Safian, Fast Company, and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss.

  • For the past dozen years or so, Hollywood has leaned on classic (and not so classic) TV shows as the source catalog for new films. As that trend comes to a close, studios are focusing more and more on the videogame industry.

  • Education

    Because a child’s identity is pristine and often remains unchecked for more than a decade, it is uniquely desirable to identity thieves. Just as appealing to criminals is the fact that a Social Security number with a clean history can be attached to any name or date of birth.

  • Prince Alwaleed on Loss of Steve Jobs

    Joining CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to offer perspective on the loss of Steve Jobs and the company's future going forward, is Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud, billionaire investor and major shareholder in Apple's stock.

  • What's Next for Apple?

    As the tech world reels from the loss of Steve Jobs, many wonder what's next for Apple. Peter Misek, Jefferies senior tech analyst & managing director, weighs in.

  • The passing of Steve Jobs, an American icon, has been met with grief and shock despite his well documented health travails. Business leaders and citizens from around the world are mourning the loss of this legendary CEO.

  • Steve Jobs

    “He was the most passionate leader one could hope for, a motivating force without parallel,” wrote Steven Levy, author of the 1994 book “Insanely Great,” which chronicles the creation of the Macintosh. “Tom Sawyer could have picked up tricks from Steve Jobs.”

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the event introducing the new iPhone at the company’s headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California. The announcement marks the first time Cook introduces a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.

    This is a live blog from CNBC Tech Correspondent Jon Fortt, reporting from Apple's "Let's Talk iPhone" event at the company's corporate headquarters in Cupertino, California. 

  • Android and iPhone

    As soon as Apple unveils its highly anticipated new version of the iPhone on Tuesday, millions of people are likely to start plotting how to be among the first to buy it. But millions more may be considering a competitor — an Android phone. The New York Times reports.

  • Amazon’s Kindle Fire

    Now that we've seen the Kindle Fire, the big question: Is it an iPad killer?

  • Musician D.A. Wallach of Chester French

    D.A. Wallach was one of the first few thousand people to use Facebook, and he's been a social media pioneer for artists ever since.

  • cell-hacker-200.jpg

    Hackers have broken into the cellphones of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Prince William. But what about the rest of us, who might not have particularly salacious photos or voice messages stored in our phones, but nonetheless have e-mails, credit card numbers and records of our locations? The New York Times reports.

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

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    CNBC.com news associate

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    Michelle Castillo is a reporter for CNBC Digital, covering advertising and media.

  • Ari Levy

    Senior Tech Reporter

  • Harriet Taylor

    Harriet Taylor is a CNBC.com technology reporter based in San Francisco.

  • 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

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