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  • Apple Sells Out of White iPad Minis During Pre-Orders

    Two thieves skirted security at JFK International Airport and got away with part of a cargo shipment of Apple's iPad minis worth $1.5 million, according to a report from the New York Post.

  • Chastened Pincus Talks Zynga’s Mobile, Gaming Potential

    Zynga is doing a major management shakeup as it shifts to focus more on mobile.

  • Frankenfield: Windows 8 Will Be a Hit With Consumers

    The departure of Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft is another sign that the PC market is dying and the software company isn't needed in a computing market dominated by smartphones and tablets, said Dan Niles, senior portfolio manager at AlphaOne Capital Partners.

  • Mark Cuban Takes Issue With Facebook

    Mark Cuban started a firestorm on Tuesday when he said he’s considering alternatives to Facebook for promoting news about his team the Dallas mavericks.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II ‘Shatters’ Pre-Order Records

    We can expect even bigger numbers than last year’s game, which sold over $400 million worth of copies in its first day

  • A few months ago, the blogosphere was filled with amazing comparisons of Apple's size to not just other companies — including the combined market caps of Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon at one point — but entire countries and industries as the Things Apple Is Worth More Than tumblr details.

  • Here's the Chatter on Why Sinofsky Left Microsoft

    The departure of Windows chief Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft caught many by surprise, especially since the company just launched the most significant revamp of its operating system ever.

  • Apple Stores Most Productive US Shops

    Apple stores are the most productive shops in the US according to new research that suggests the most effective use of retail space is selling expensive products that are occasional purchases for well-off consumers, the FT reports.

  • Will It Be 'Game Over' for Videogame Makers This Holiday?

    Microsoft’s "Halo 4" sold $220 million worth of games in the first 24 hours. That beats the record "Halo 3" set in 2007.

  • Rumor Has It: Apple Said to Already Eye iPhone 5S

    Now that Apple has updated most of its computing devices, new rumors are already beginning to circulate that the tech giant will soon begin trial production of an "iPhone 5S."

  • Apple is expected to start a"trial" production of its next iPhone, the iPhone 5S, in December, reports Steve Shen of DigiTimes, citing a Chinese business newspaper.

  • Apple's Stumbles: Bumps in the Road or More Serious?

    Apple has had a a brutal two-week stretch that began with a worse than expected earnings report, and sent its stock swan-diving into bear market territory.

  • Actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall.

    The North American launch of "Skyfall," the latest James Bond flick, is "off to an amazing start," according to Sony. Find out who stands to cash in from its success.

  • If there has been any recent patent that better reveals the absurdity of our current patent system, it's hard to imagine what it would be.

  • SecondMarket Shifts Post-Facebook

    SecondMarket made a name for itself as a destination for trading shares of private companies like Facebook and Zynga before their IPOs. So it’s no surprise that in the past quarter — with all those once-high flying companies public — SecondMarket’s trading has fallen dramatically.

  • EBay Earnings Top Forecasts, Outlook Is In-Line

    After making a big bet on mobile several years ago, eBay CEO John Donahoe told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the gamble is paying off with the company able to monetize the same on mobile as it does on the Web.

  • What's Next for Star Wars — 'Leia and the Tramp?'

    On the heels of an earnings report that was right in line with expectations, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger says he has “great confidence in Disney’s availability to sustain growth” from its biggest business, the media networks.

  • If you've ever lost or had a smartphone stolen, you're not alone. In the United States, about 113 smartphones go missing each minute (that's 160,000 a day and about 30 million a year). When an iPhone costs over $800, this becomes a very pricey problem.

  • Apple Running Out of New Markets for iPhone, iPad: Pro

    Apple's days of enormous growth spurred by iPhone and iPad sales are over because there's just not enough new market opportunity for the devices, one analyst says.

  • Andreessen: I'm Bullish on Facebook, Mobile Tech

    Silicon Valley entrepreneur Marc Andreessen could hardly be more positive about value in the technology sector and in one its most battered giants, Facebook.

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