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  • Microsoft's Ballmer Feeling Some Heat

    Overall PC sales are down nearly 14 percent year over year, and Microsoft's software strategy is struggling. CNBC's Jon Fortt breaks down the latest in Microsoft.

  • Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

    The Winklevoss twins, known as nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, may have one of the largest bitcoin portfolios.

  • Making the Case For Microsoft

    Discussing Microsoft's future, with Brent Thill of UBS. "Microsoft's consumer business is weak, but their enterprise business is still very strong," he says.

  • Barclays Downgrades US Semiconductors

    The latest moves on the Nasdaq, with CNBC's Seema Mody. Semiconductors are under pressure after being downgraded to neutral by Barclays, which cited a slower growth profile.

  • Death of the PC

    PC stocks are taking a hit on weaker shipments. CNBC's Seema Mody reports there has been a 14 percent drop in worldwide PC shipments.

  • NXP Semiconductors

    IDC report shows much greater declines in PC shipments than expected, but a long piece on the semiconductor industry by Barclays is also getting a lot of attention.

  • Is There a Future for PC?

    Tim Daniels, TMT sector strategist at Olivetree Securities, discusses why PC sales have recorded their biggest quarterly drop since 1994 and what the future holds for Microsoft.

  • An employee wearing a pair of Google Glass

    Google Glass may well be the final step before human-machine interaction moves under our skin, but judging from our early look, it won't be welcome in lots of places, NBC reports.

  • Major League Baseball may be a couple of centuries old, but when it comes to using technology and new media, the sport is hitting home runs.

  • Major US bank websites have been offline a total of 249 hours in the past six weeks, a clear sign that American companies are prime targets in global cyber conflict.

  • The growing trend of animal webcam -online video feeds of different animals doing animal things- has gotten the attention of Animal Planet, who see it as an opportunity for advertisers. The New York Times reports.

  • Star Wars The Old Republic

    Free to play games don't make a lot of sense to some investors but free-to-play titles are fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas in gaming.

  • Talking Numbers: HP vs. Caterpillar

    One technical analyst and one fundamental analyst disagree on whether to buy the Dow stock that has had the worst price performance year-to-date. (2:39)

  • CEO of Electronic Arts (EA Sports) John Riccitiello

    After a rocky few months, EA is hoping that new consoles will help breath new life into its gaming business.

  • CyberBunker

    The Internet attacks are becoming increasingly powerful, and experts worry that soon people may not be able to reach basic Internet services, NYT reports.

  • Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.

  • Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, is looking for her own hackers — 600, the agency estimates.

  • Three-dimensional printing is gaining traction in business, medicine and among consumers, but most people have no idea how they work. Click ahead to find out how to fabricate a piece of jewelry—or perhaps even a human organ.

  • All in one smartphone and PC monitoring device.

    How private is your PC or phone? Many options are available to anybody who wants to know what someone else is doing in the digital realm.

  • Silicon Valley's rumor mill suggests that Google, too, has a smartwatch in the works.