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  • Microsoft Analyst Meeting

    The very latest on Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer and other executives' comments at its analyst meeting, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, and a look at other tech trades, including Dan Loeb lashing at out Yahoo!

  • Microsoft is unveiling its Windows 8 operating system ahead of its meeting with analysts Wednesday, but it is still trying to catch up to the wild popularity of Apple's iPad and Google's Android system, Brendan Barnicle told CNBC.

  • Microsoft Analyst Day Gets Underway

    After a rough year for the stock, does Microsoft have a chance of getting back on top? Insight with Brendan Barnicle, Pacific Crest Securities senior analyst.

  • Boardrooms and compensation committees continue to grapple with heightened scrutiny and controversy surrounding CEO pay packages. In the wake of the “golden parachute” outrage of the financial crisis, payouts in the form of stock options have become a favored form of compensation for public companies. Options typically don’t vest for three to four years, which helps prevent a CEO from taking home a windfall payout in the event he or she is prematurely ousted because of poor performance, scandal,

    In the wake of the “golden parachute” outrage of the financial crisis, payouts in the form of stock options have become a favored form of compensation for public companies.

  • Windows 8 Software Released

    Microsoft kicked off its developers conference Tuesday with a preview of its new Windows 8 operating system. CNBC's Brian Goode has the details.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The “Mad Money” host explains why he thinks its time to get in on this tech name.

  • Yahoo shares surged Thursday after an activist investment hedge fund announced it had purchased a stake in the company and amid rumors that Yahoo's co-founder may be trying to buy back the company.

  • In a crazy tape, the Fast Money traders always say look for what’s working and on Thursday that was Microsoft.

  • Tech stocks are trading at all-time low multiples and posting "terrific corporate profits" and "really strong" capital spending, said one analyst.

  • Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.

  • Yahoo landed back on the Fast trader's radar after Third Point's Dan Loeb bought up shares and slammed the board. So is now the time to jump in on the Internet giant?

  • Tech Profits

    Discussing corporate profits for the tech industry, with Richard Sherlund, Nomura head of U.S. technology equity research, and CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Considering the sharp rally in the market, can you safely assume stocks have bottomed?

  • Yahoo! landed on the trader radar Wednesday after the board stunned investors and fired CEO Carl Bartz over the phone.

  • Next Tech CEO To Go?

    The Street Signs team shares their list of CEOs that could potentially be in the hot seat, with Jon Rettinger, TechnoBuffalo.com president, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Smartphones

    Conventional wisdom holds that nearly every smartphone sold will either be an iPhone or an Android. But tech fortunes can change quickly. Today's crowned champions have a solid position, but Wall Street isn't unanimous in its support of the two-party phone game.

  • Job seekers read recruitment newspapers at a job fair in Shanghai, China.

    Working in China can be a great career experience,  however, there are some serious downsides, for one epect lower salaries and few perks

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    Since President Dmitry Medvedev sent his first tweet from Twitter’s headquarters during his landmark trip to Silicon Valley one year ago, US-Russia collaboration in technology and innovation has surged.

  • Find out why Ticonderoga Securities analyst Neil Herman thinks Microsoft should pay shareholders a big dividend hike.