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  • Nintendo Profit Outlook Weakens Ahead of Wii U Launch

    Nintendo trimmed its annual profit outlook Wednesday by almost one-half as a strong yen and diminished console sales weighed on earnings while it readies the launch of the successor to the hit Wii console, which it hopes will reboot earnings growth.

  • Facebook Soars on Accelerating Advertising and Mobile Success

    It’s official. Facebook is serious about making money, and its turning its mobile problem—mobile growth was eating into margins—into an opportunity.

  • Apple Unwraps iPad Mini Along With New, Full-Sized iPad

    Apple unveiled the iPad Mini, as expected, with a price tag starting at $329 for a 16 gigabyte tablet. The tech giant also introduced a fourth generation regular iPad starting at $499.

  • Live Blog: Apple's iPad Mini Will Start at $329

    Apple is taking the stage today to unveil a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, to compete with other smaller tablets like Google's spacer Nexus 7 and Amazon's spacer Kindle Fire HD.

  • Apple Will Reveal More Than Just Smaller iPad at Event: Report

    Apple’s new, smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad Mini, may cannibalize demand for its existing tablet computers, according to Tim Daniels, technology, media and telecommunications strategist at Olivetree Securities.

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure

    With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.

  • Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call

    Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of  $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.

  • Here's Why Yahoo's Mayer Will Win in Mobile: Pro

    Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has the cards stacked in her favor when it comes to tackling mobile, the number one issue haunting all Internet companies, said Ann Winblad, co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

  • Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    Major tech companies will be fighting for the spotlight in coming days as they gear up to roll out their latest products before this holiday season.

  • Will Motorola Help or Hinder Google's Hunt for Mobile Money?

    Mobile — the innocuous catchphrase often used by the Internet industry to describe making money from smartphones — has become a problem for search giant Google in more ways than one.

  • Is This App the Next Big Thing in Mobile Payments?

    Some major wireless companies are betting big on mobile payments and they are about to find out if their gamble will pay off.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google's core advertising business is hurting, and mobile is to blame, analysts said Thursday.

  • Murdoch Wins: Shareholder Proposals Rejected

    NewsCorp.'s annual shareholder meeting delivered another win for the Murdoch family, despite growing investor opposition to the family's control over the company.

  • LinkedIn Hopes New Look Will Drive Engagement

    LinkedIn has unvieled a new look for profile pages, which the company hopes will make it easier for people to connect on the site, and therefore spend more time and return more frequently.

  • Apple Will Host Event Oct. 23, iPad Mini Expected

    Apple announced it will host an event Oct. 23, where it is expected to reveal a smaller iPad and a smaller MacBook Pro with retina display.

  • Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    The wait is over. Today we know the starting price for Microsoft Surface: $499.

  • News Corp. Braces for Backlash at Shareholder Meeting

    A growing list of investors is opposing Rupert Murdoch and his family’s control over News Corp. ahead of the company’s annual meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

  • Netflix Expands Into Scandinavia

    Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.

  • Apple Will Reveal More Than Just Smaller iPad at Event: Report

    Apple will be unveiling a smaller MacBook Pro with Retina Display this month at an event where it will reveal a downsized iPad, according to a report.

  • Randi Zuckerberg

    Technology and pop culture go hand in hand these days, so it's high time to feature Silicon Valley in a reality TV show, said Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, on CNBC's Squawk on the Street Monday.

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