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  • Since 1967, the Consumer Electronics Show has been the place to unveil new technology and products, from the VCR in 1970 to Microsoft’s Avatar Kinect in 2011. Although in recent years no single product has sparked a technology revolution, over the last few decades many innovative technologies have been displayed for the first time at the iconic show. This year, CES experts are expecting Ultrabooks, the PC version of Apple’s lightweight Macbook Air, to be the hot product.Here's a look at some of

    Since 1967, the CES has been the place to unveil new technology and products, from the VCR in 1970 to Microsoft’s Avatar Kinect in 2011. Here's a look at some of the major debuts throughout its history.

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    The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced — reflecting the changing nature of the technology industry. The NYT reports.

  • Next week, more than 140,000 tech industry professionals will attend this year's Consumer Electronics Show to view the latest and greatest gadgets. TheStreet.com details some of the highlights expected from the event.

  • Rick Santorum

    Santorum’s still a long way off from the presidency. But with the New Hampshire primary coming next week, we thought it would be useful to explore how a Santorum presidency might impact investors.

  • On a day Eastman Kodak shares dropped more than 10 percent, the “Fast Money” money pros looked at what other companies could be “buggy-whipped” — or see their primary focus go the way of the Dodo.

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    Culled from thousands of pages of 2012 outlook reports, 13 stocks are being called “The Most Recommended Stocks for 2012”, according to a new report from Birinyi Associates.

  • Google Wallet

    You may not have heard of it, but near field communication (NFC) is the technology that major companies are betting  will become a central part of every mobile user's life.

  • Is a hidden gem getting lost amid Google's dominating position in Web search and advertising and the tech giant's rising position with its Android software?

  • A Samsung television displays Google TV enabled by the Logitech Companion Box at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 6, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology tradeshow, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 126,000 attendees.

    Aside from 3D, HDTV, and color, changes in television set technology have been slow and subtle over the years, but with today’s changing tech landscape, TVs of the not-so-distant future could be intuitive, interactive devices that “watch us.”

  • The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Yahoo confirmed it is tapping Scott Thompson, president of eBay's PayPal division, as its new CEO.

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    In the coming year, one writer from TheStreet.com expects considerable buzz generated from new Apple gadgets and a new Microsoft Windows operating system and details his predictions for the top five business tech trends.

  • CNBC contributor Michael Farr offers his ten stock picks for 2012.

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    Companies that were granted stock options after the 2008 stock market collapse are benefiting from those awards too — in the form of tax savings, the New York Times reports.

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    The stock market’s rebound from the financial crisis three years ago has created a potential windfall for hundreds of executives who were granted unusually large packages of stock options shortly after the market collapsed. The New York Times reports.

  • In the new year, hope for yield hunters returns as companies rewarded for paying higher dividends begin to pressure those that don't, David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors' chief investment officer told CNBC.

  • GOP Candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney

    Today's trends become tomorrow's realities. And while trends are intriguing to learn about for their own sake, they should abe an important component of your strategic thinking and planning for your small business as you head into 2012.

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    The Justice Department has reversed its long-held opposition to many forms of Internet gambling, removing a big legal obstacle for states that want to sanction online gambling to help fix their budget deficits, the New York Times reports.

  • Although one fund manager said he does not think equity prospects look particularly encouraging, he is finding value in an industry he formerly shied away from — technology.

  • Crystal ball predictions

    Europe's Saxo Bank has released the annual list of its 10 most outrageous predictions for 2012. The predictions include Apple's stock price getting cut in half, a dark-horse candidate getting elected as U.S. president and Australia suddenly falling into a recession.

  • Stocks moved lower Wednesday as an aggressive move from the European Central Bank to stem the sovereign debt crisis raised questions about just how much more will need to be done.