The Obama Administration is waging a silent, unwise war on high-tech, hell-bent on taming a few targets to bolster a get-tough image. The feds’ enmity toward what we’re best at—technology and making money on it—threatens our long-term economic recovery.
While the video game industry has its share of problems, complacency is not one of them.
As Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo promote their upcoming hardware innovations, a burgeoning company called OnLive sits on the show floor of the video game industry’s trade show, sending out the message that dedicated game machines could be a thing of the past.
As the video game industry gathers at E3 to look forward to the holiday season and what it hopes are more prosperous times, storm clouds are gathering on the horizon that have the potential to radically change gaming in the months and years to come.
Los Angeles is under siege, with as many as 45,000 video game industry insiders and onlookers descending upon the Los Angeles Convention Center for E3—one of the loudest, glitziest—and sometimes gaudiest—trade shows of any industry.
Dell said on Thursday that it was in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that it and its founder and chief executive, Michael S. Dell, engaged in financial irregularities related to the company’s dealings with Intel.
Sales of software titles are down 8 percent year to date—a shortfall of more than $200 million, according to the most recent numbers from the NPD Group, which tracks video game purchases.
Many parents these days face the same struggle: at what age should you buy your child a cellphone?
Cash is only good when it's being used to create wealth. Microsoft's management appears more interested in being bond traders than in running a tech company.
Now that Apple has taken the wraps off the 4G iPhone, the next key battleground in the smartphone wars has emerged: Video chat on your cell.
For the last two years, unlimited data plans have given app-hungry smartphone users an all-you-can-eat buffet. But will customers react to AT&T’s new, limited menu by simply eating less? The NYT reports.
If the video game world were following its normal cycle, console makers would be revealing details of their next generation systems in less than two weeks. This cycle is anything but normal, though – and so at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), game makers will instead chart a new path.
Steve Jobs took the stage at the All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and said Apple's $237 billion market cap, $11 billion bigger than rival Microsoft's, is "surreal," but also "that it doesn't matter very much."
Technology connects us, makes us more efficient and enhances the way we do business, but are we at risk of information overload? And what are the repercussions of so much data readily available and flowing at the speed of light? CNBC is taking America's pulse on the hot-button issues surrounding the future of technology. Share your opinion on these issues by taking our poll.
Sprint Nextel shares jumped more than 20 percent since April, the most of any other stock in the S&P 500 in May, a month where the index dropped about 8 percent for its worst decline in a year
Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it needed time to resolve legal issues. The NYT reports.
Apple, the maker of iPods, iPhones and iPads, overtook Microsoft, the computer software giant, on Wednesday to become the world’s most valuable technology company. The NYT reports.
If there’s one truth in the videogame world, it’s this: Never bet against the sales success of a new “Halo” or “Grand Theft Auto”. But as Microsoft prepares to launch “Halo: Reach” this fall, early evidence indicates people may not be betting heavily enough.
The partnership announced Monday between Yahoo and Nokia will give Yahoo greater access to those “new to the net” and the vast pool of cell phone users in emerging world, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC Monday.
Stalled by the recession and companies who were initially hesitant to sink part of their advertising budgets into an untested medium, in-game advertising is coming of age—and it could finally live up to its potential as a significant revenue generator.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Anita Balakrishnan is a CNBC.com news associate covering Apple, consumer technology and breaking business news.
Michelle Castillo is a reporter for CNBC Digital, covering advertising and media.
Ari Levy is CNBC.com's senior technology reporter in San Francisco.
Harriet Taylor is a CNBC.com technology reporter based in San Francisco. She covers Apple, Uber and the sharing economy, cybersecurity and emerging Silicon Valley trends.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
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.