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  • Kopp: The Fate of Marketing in the Age of Social Media Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 12:18 PM ET
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    At either extreme, the social Web is empowering consumers. Before, the high cost of mass media put advertising out of reach for all but corporations. But now, social networking hands us a modern-day megaphone to shout our opinions and extend our influence far and wide.

  • 5 'Cable' Stocks You Should Watch Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 10:56 AM ET

    The FCC is set to announce whether they will allow cable companies to price according to bandwidth. This would benefit subscribers, but not the cable companies themselves.

  • Hey Mac, I 'Heart' You Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 4:30 PM ET
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    News "flash," and I use the term "flash" very, very loosely: When I first heard about Cupidtino, the first thing I did was look at a calendar. Was it April Fools again? But no, all signs (astrologic and otherwise) point to Cupidtino, a new dating website that seeks to match Mac lovers with one another, is real.

  • Apple: We Shall Prevail Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 12:03 PM ET
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    Apple built a name for itself railing against Big Brother....Flash forward 30 years and near death experiences by both the company and the CEO who co-founded it have spawned a competitive urgency that has at once transformed Apple into one of business history's all-time success stories, and maybe into the corporate monolith it originally tried to displace.

  • Schwartz: Rethinking Your Network Security Monday, 3 May 2010 | 10:56 AM ET
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    To provide the best protection for your organization, your IT team members need to change the way they think about network security monitoring.

  • 1998 iMac

    Apple is en fuego. But if you had to choose, which would you rather own — Apple stock or Apple products?

  • Steve Jobs Flashes Adobe Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 12:40 PM ET
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    The war of words between Adobe and Apple took on new urgency with what appears to be a dire turn for the Flash maker, thanks to an open letter posted by Steve Jobs himself earlier this morning.

  • Cellphone Payments Offer Alternative to Cash Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 11:09 AM ET
    Verifone's PAYware Mobile

    Several companies have developed small credit card scanners that plug into a cellphone and for a small fee enable any individual or small business to turn a phone into a credit card processing terminal.  The NYT explains.

  • Your Phone Is Locked. Just Drive. Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 10:35 AM ET
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    The statistics on distracted driving are pretty scary. Just making cellphone calls increases your chances of crashing by four times; sending text messages increases the risk 23 times. We know this, we get this, but we keep doing it.

  • In Shanghai, Bootleg Goods Move to Secret Rooms Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 12:15 AM ET
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    With Shanghai preparing for the World Expo, stores have moved bootleg DVDs and CDs to back rooms as China hides a trade that is usually out in the open, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer on Europe: Prepare for ‘Outright Defaults’ Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 8:48 PM ET

    But that’s no reason to sell stocks, he says. Here’s how you survive the debt tsunami crossing the Atlantic.

  • Cable Insight from Comcast Earnings Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 4:15 PM ET
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    Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.

  • Why Bernanke’s Right to Keep Rates Low Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 3:42 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer refutes the Ford downgrade, defends Sprint and talks up the under-the-radar spending taking place in telecom.

  • Microsoft, Google, Apple and IP Oh My! Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 2:17 PM ET
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    A funny thing happened on the way to smart phone domination… Warfare makes for strange bedfellows… My enemy's enemy…

  • Tweeting Your Way Out of a Job Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
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    Remember the sheaf of papers you signed off on when you started work? Somewhere in there was your company's official Ethics Policy....nine out of 10 new hires simply sign off on that paper without given it more than a cursory glance. But today this policy may be under attack.

  • China Seeks to Step Up Communication Monitoring Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 11:40 AM ET
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    China is on the verge of requiring telecommunications and Internet companies to detect, stop and report leaks of state secrets by their customers, the latest in a string of moves designed to strengthen the government’s control over private communications. The NYT reports.

  • Lifetime iPad Ban? Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 4:02 PM ET
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    Just as Israel is lifting the ban on iPads, one Californian has learned there is a limit to how many you can buy. In one lifetime.

  • iPad Signals the Waning Days of the Laptop Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 1:19 PM ET
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    Once again, Apple hasn't invented something. But because Apple has "re-invented" the tablet as we know it, the company has launched a revolution. Again. There will be tablets hence, and there certainly have been tablets past, but not until iPad has the marketplace truly seen the potential and possibilities of this platform and this technology.

  • The Next Great Speculation Play Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 8:05 PM ET

    Like Ford, this stock should soar.

  • Apple, Yahoo Headed On Opposite Paths: Analysts Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 1:04 PM ET

    If their latest earnings are any indication, Apple and Yahoo will continue to move in opposite directions as far as their influence in the technology sector, analysts said.

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