In a special report from Gartner, the Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle highlights a number of notable trends and transformative technologies, including the increasing hype surrounding media tablets, augmented reality and private cloud computing.
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'This sector is probably better than people think. And if you look at the valuations, things have gotten very cheap, there is a lot of negativity around the group—but fundamentally the drivers are in place,' Nomura's Michael Nathanson told CNBC.
Toshiba, the Japanese electronics maker, said Monday that it would be the first on the market with a TV that displays images in 3-D without requiring viewers to don dedicated glasses.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) confirmed Monday it will still investigate unjustified charges by Verizon Wireless after the cell-phone operator said it would refund millions of dollars to customers.
Apple's approach to $300 brings it close to a $274 billion market cap, second only to Exxon Mobil's $315 billion value as the largest U.S. companies by stock value. Apple sits high atop the tech sector, with Microsoft now a distant second. But even as Apple continues to climb to all-time highs, some analysts see reason to point even higher. ...A report from TheStreet.
Microsoft is suing Motorola for infringing on its smart-phone patents.
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Telecom is the biggest winner this quarter, up close to 20 percent; banks are the worst, up just 5 percent. Is the trade about to change? Jason Goldberg, managing director and banking analyst at Barclays Capital, and David Burks, telecommunications analyst at Hilliard Lyons, shared their insights.
As Nokia’s new chief executive, Stephen Elop, takes over this month, he faces a formidable task: to regain the company’s lost ground in the smartphone segment. The New York Times reports.
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The long slow demise of Blockbuster, filing for Chapter 11, provides another example of how the failure to effectively respond to changes in the distribution of content can doom an enterprise.
Comments from Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg leave little room for the possibility of a Verizon version of the iPhone in the near future.
To grow, the Middle East island nation of Bahrain needs to be part of a collaborative effort with its much bigger and oil-richer neighbors, Bahrain, His Highness Shaikh Bin Hamad al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, told CNBC Wednesday.
The move puts Lowell C. McAdam, 56, in line to succeed 63-year-old CEO Ivan Seidenberg, who has led the company for the past decade.
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