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  • 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.

  • Microsoft Jumps Into Music With the XBox

    Microsoft wants to turn XBox into an entertainment brand — one powerful enough to sway consumers picking a phone or video game console. To do that, it's launching its biggest bet on music yet — XBox Music.

  • Videogame Sales Suffer as Users Await New Consoles

    NPD Group's September videogame retail numbers tell a very clear story: Gamers are waiting for new consoles, and free mobile games are raising the bar for retail sales.

  • Apple will hold an invite-only event Oct. 23 to unveil a smaller iPad, according to a report.

  • Softbank shares plunged on news it is in talks to buy a majority stake in Sprint Nextel for more than $12.8 billion, adding yet another potential shake-up to the fast-changing U.S. wireless market.

  • Bad News for Videogame Industry: Players Going Mobile

    Mobile gaming is exploding, according to a new report from The NPD Group, and that could pose a threat to traditional gaming companies.

  • Samsung Electronics unveils the Galaxy Nexus smartphones, running Google's Ice Cream Sandwich Android operating system, in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011.

    A U.S. appeals court overturned a preliminary injunction banning the sale of Samsung Electronics Galaxy Nexus smartphone on Thursday, sending the case back to a California court for reconsideration.

  • Japan's Softbank Is in Talks to Buy Sprint Nextel

    Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is in talks to buy a majority stake in U.S. operator Sprint Nextel for more than $12.8 billion, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter, adding yet another potential shake-up to the fast-changing U.S. wireless market.

  • Ed Tech Startups Transform Learning

    A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.

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