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  • PlayStation 3

    Sony's new retail store in Nagoya, Japan is more hip and up-to-date than the company’s traditional Sony Style outlets and it's emblematic of hte company's struggle to regain its footing after a host of missteps.

  • Smartphones

    After a long period of trial and error—some of which is still going on—content providers and wireless technology companies are finding a robust appetite for mobile video.

  • Google China

    China’s second-largest mobile operator has announced it will remove Google’s search function from new handsets developed with the U.S. company in the first concrete fallout of the clash with Beijing over internet censorship.

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    Avatar director James Cameron says the next phase of 3D technology is coming to phones because it is actually easier to produce on phones. We need 3D glasses at the movie theater because the screen is so large. But apparently, our brains can process the 3D image without the glasses.

  • Cell phone tower, telcom, telecom

    According to Forrester Research, the number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. will double over the next five years, from 52 million today to some 106 million by 2015. As more handsets are sold, the demands on wireless networks increase exponentially.

  • Apple's iPhone

    For a little $1 iPhone app, Line2 sure has the potential to shake up an entire industry.

  • Models show Samsung Electronics Co's Android smartphones during the unveiling ceremony on February 4, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea.

    "In the long term, companies need to be willing to take some losses, some casualties in order to succeed. You've got to be willing to take on that government. You've got to be willing to make a difference," says Trilogy Partners founder John Stanton.

  • Blackberry Storm

    No one is interested in the PC or laptops or desktops anymore. Every company has a target on smartphones.

  • Smartphones

    Companies at the CTIA Wireless 2010 show stand a far better chance of getting their news heard and their products noticed. And when it comes to real news, no other sector offers more tech headlines than wireless.

  • Cramer found a new way to play one of his favorite growth trends.

  • There are exactly five sectors where analysts have, on average, raised their earnings estimates during the last month, and exactly five sectors where analysts have negatively revised their consensus estimates.

  • According to charts, yes, Cramer says. And better than AT&T, too.

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    The word “apps,” of course, is short for applications, which means programs. But until 2007, nobody used the term apps except the people who wrote them — programmers. It wasn’t until the iPhone came along that apps became shorthand used by normal people.

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    The next generation of faster mobile networks is poised to lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe.

  • Receptionist at Baidu.com office

    I've been following the unfolding drama between Google and China over the past few months along with everyone else, wondering how this diplomatic, technologic game of chicken would ultimately end, and while it appears an end might in fact be near, it certainly doesn't explain the enormous run in Baidu shares .

  • Apple's iPhone

    Aware that Apple frowns on displays of naked flesh — the company recently culled thousands of applications deemed to be objectionable — he used pictures of the models in clothing and in underwear, rather than fully naked, as they appear on the Web, and called the application Not Quite Naked People.  “Apparently Apple even has a problem with naked legs,” he said.

  • Cramer has always recommended owning stocks with overseas exposure as one of the best ways to diversify a portfolio. That’s especially true in 2010, he says, because the Democrats controlling Washington have proved themselves very unfriendly toward American business. At the same time, countries overseas are more pro-growth, they seem less skittish about using natural resources, they impose fewer taxes, and they aren’t as exposed to the massive budget deficits we carry here in the States. Put sim

    So what stocks should you buy? Cramer compiled a list of his 10 favorites, picking the best names doing business in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Read on to find out who they are.

  • How similar are the Internet bubble of 2000 and the sector’s recent rally? Check out the Mad Money host’s full report.

  • Since March 9, 2009, markets have moved up more than 60 percent while the telecom sector only saw an 18 percent gain. Can things turn around for the sector? David Dixon, senior telecom analyst at FBR Capital Markets, and Craig Moffett, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discussed their sector insights.

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    While taking a page from the Apple playbook leading up to today's "significant" webcast announcing a new product may have seemed like a good idea at the time, next time you may want to dial it back a bit.

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