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  • Dell Computer Corp in Austin, Texas.

    The price will likely be between $13.50 and $14 a share, with an equity investment from Silver Lake and other potential investors of roughly $2 billion.

  • The shine is clearly off Apple. Forgive the tired pun, but there really hasn’t been a more appropriate time to use it over the last ten years. And now, as Apple faces stepped-up competition from Samsung, the iPhone faces a PR problem, too.

  • Dell Computer Corp in Austin, Texas.

    Dell is in talks with private equity firms on a potential buyout, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Focus is Back on Income Generation: Pro

    Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth says markets are showing appetite to take on more risk and increase their focus on income generation. He favors Australian telco and banking sectors.

  • Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.

  • Apple is working on a cheaper version of its popular iPhone that could be released this year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

  • Dish Network Bulls Are Back for Seconds

    Dish Network has made an unsolicited offer to buy Clearwire for about $2.28 billion, trumping an offer by Clearwire shareholder Sprint Nextel and potentially interfering with Softbank plan to take a majority stake in Sprint.

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    British telecommunications carrier Vodafone Group said on Saturday it has received a reminder from Indian tax authorities on disputed tax dues over its 2007 acquisition of Indian mobile assets.

  • Several apps released this year quickly joined the ranks of the top downloaded and revenue grossing apps of the year so what were they?

  • The trick to investing in the fast-moving tech sector is to catch the red flags -- and know when to fold 'em.

  • Europe Hurting Innovation in Telecoms: Alcatel-Lucent CEO

    Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen says regulation is holding back innovation in the European telecommunication industry, while the U.S. is advancing rapidly.

  • Blackberry 10

    Even if BlackBerry 10 succeeds, it still probably won't reverse Research In Motion's profit decline.

  • As cellphone demand across the developing world rises, some rural areas still lack network signals, leading operators to tap solar power to connect "the unsignalled".

  • Apple: Has-Been or Phoenix?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple has been ordered fewer iPhone 5 parts; and what this could mean longer term for the stock, with Brian Colello, Morningstar senior analyst and Stuart Jeffrey, Nomura analyst.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Sprint or Verizon?

    Shares of Sprint are dipping today after it announced its plans to buy the remaining stake in Clearwire. Carter Worth, Oppenheimer and Zachary Karabell, discuss whether Sprint, or a larger telecom competitor, like Verizon, makes for a better investment now.

  • Sprint Nextel hiked its buyout offer to Clearwire by 7 cents per share, offering $2.2 billion for the wireless provider.

  • Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.

  • Scarcity Solutions: Broadband Spectrum Crunch

    Telecom companies scramble to secure greater coverage. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen takes a closer look at what the FCC is doing to free up broadband spectrum.

  • A Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S III smartphone, top, and a Galaxy Nexus smartphone, bottom, are arranged for a photograph next to the Apple Inc. logo in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.

    Apple's stock may be sliding as investors fret about growing competition, but store visits and interviews with smartphone and tablet shoppers in 10 cities around the world suggest consumers share little of that negativity.

  • 25 Years of Telemundo

    Telemundo is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Emilio Romano, Telemundo Media president, discusses the unveiling of the company's new logo, and recent growth.

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