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    The years following the Great Recession will feature the reemergence of U.S. manufacturing—everything from aeronautics to robots in warehouses, to high-speed cotton mills and 3-D model-making—but this generation of manufacturing will be polished and enhanced with technology.

  • Wired Business Conference 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    Technology has made it easy for anyone with an active imagination to design, make and sell a product, bypassing traditional manufacturing companies, Autodesk Chief Executive Carl Bass told CNBC Tuesday at the Wired Business Conference.

  • Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel tells CNBC it will be making its "most significant technology announcement of the year" on Wednesday in San Francisco.

  • Steve Jobs

    At Apple, the CEO succession picture could hardly be more clear: Though it's unofficial, Cook, the company’s chief operating officer, is likely the guy.

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    The film, television and video game industries are all facing seismic shifts in their fields and are trying to find ways to avoid the same fate as the music industry while using very similar tactics.

  •  Microsoft's Q3 Earnings Release

    A look at Microsoft's Q3 earnings release with CNBC's Jon Fortt; Sandeep Aggarwal, Caris & Company, and Ted Moore, Fifth Third Asset Management.

  • Microsoft Earnings

    For Microsoft, is it the best of times or the worst of times? We'll find out after the bell, but bulls and bears can both cite numbers to make their case.

  • Wii

    A prototype of the new device, which has been rumored for the past several weeks, will be unveiled at E3, the video game industry's annual trade show in June.

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    Apple faced questions on Wednesday about the security of its iPhone and iPad after a report that the devices regularly record their locations in a hidden file, reports the New York Times.

  • Wii

    While the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 were born with 10-year life cycles in mind, the Wii hit the market with a much shorter projected lifespan. Now there's growing talk that the company could announce its successor as early as June.

  • Apple iPhone

    Despite Microsoft’s multiple, abject failures with mobile phones since 2002, many software developers and industry watchers expect Microsoft to become the second-largest smartphone player worldwide.  The New York Times reports.

  • MLB page on Facebook

    With its hands tied due to an exclusivity agreement between MLB and Take-Two Interactive Software, EA has had to ride the bench. Today, though, it's stepping back into the batter's circle.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    With increasing competition from Apple, and a customer base that's more price-conscious than ever, Nintendo has a lot riding on its new handheld device.

  • While the Halo series might be one of the biggest names in the gaming universe, the Master Chief falls a bit short when it comes to his peers. Microsoft's biggest franchise is nowhere to be found in the ranking of the industry's best selling games, as ranked by life-to-date sales. The list, calculated by the NPD Group, uses data that reaches back to 1995 is not inflation adjusted. (It looks at gross sales.) But it still shines some light on the biggest individual titles the industry. CNBC.com lo

    Wondering which video games will define this generation? CNBC.com looks at the 10 best-selling video games. Check out the list!

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    The cellphone has been more than a cellphone for years, but soon it could take on an entirely new role — standing in for all of the credit and debit cards crammed into wallets.  Instead of swiping a plastic card at the checkout counter, consumers would merely wave their phones,  the New York Times reports.

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    Mobile phone dead zones could be a thing of the past, if a new company called LightSquared lives up to its claims.

  • Tiger Woods App

    Tiger Woods, with instructional app company Shotzoom and Apple, released a new app today called Tiger Woods: My Swing.

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    Apple’s difficulty in meeting demand for a product like the iPad 2 may get worse in the months to come, some analysts say, as critical components are delayed. The New York Times reports.

  • The Blackberry Playbook Tablet PC

    Smartphones and tablets will be the headliners at the 2011 CTIA Wireless show in Orlando, where the wireless industry convenes to chart its future the week of March 21. Here are three things to watch for during the week:

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    The iPad 2 is entering a much different world than its predecessor. And while Apple still holds a commanding market share position, it may be in for a much tougher fight this time around.

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

  • Anita Balakrishnan

    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.