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    A new study found that Twitter comments “predict” the ups and downs of the Dow by a few days.

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    Apple’s PC-versus-Mac battle almost put it out of business. Is it creating a similar one in the smartphone field?

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    Financial advisors have long recommended that investors have some precious metals in their portfolios, but years of solid gains, as well as heightened interest in inflation hedges and safe havens, have made metals more alluring than ever.

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    A growing cottage industry of so called "nanny apps" allow parents to monitor their children from or via a mobile device., but is it also feeding into Internet-based paranoia?

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    Today the FCC voted to start writing regulations to prevent "Bill Shock," which could be a major burden for mobile carriers.

  • China may well become the world’s largest economy, but because it has exhibited fear of the Internet in its policies, it “can’t lead a knowledge-based revolution,” former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Downloading a few apps to your iPhone can go a long way toward making you more efficient — whether you're in the office or out in the field. What do you need to step up your game? Here are 10 of the best iPhone apps for business.

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    When Russia’s largest internet group, Mail.ru, announced investors would have an opportunity to take an indirect stake in the social networking site, it begged the following question:

  • These are the five must-watch announcements on deck.

  • 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.

  • Samsung and TracFone  give students free cell phones, minutes and texts in Oklahoma City for getting good grades and reading more books.

  • Plus, get calls on retail, insurance, tech and more.

  • '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.

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    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.

  • Verizon

    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

    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.

  • Google Android

    Microsoft is suing Motorola for infringing on its smart-phone patents.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • 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.

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    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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