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Consumer Technology Steve Jobs

  • This is the live blog of Macworld from the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The keynote speech is by Senior VP of of Worldwide Product Marketing, Phil Schiller.

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    Apple CEO Steve Jobs sought to soothe investor concerns about his health on Monday, saying his weight loss was caused by...

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    Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said a hormone imbalance is behind the weight loss that has prompted rumors about his health.

  • NYSE trader

    Wall Street hopes to continue Friday's rally into the first week of the new year after the Dow closed above 9,000 for the first time in two months. Traders expect more money to be put back to work as investors shop for bargains.

  • Are the technical forces powerful enough to keep the S&P 500 on its current uptrend toward 1,000? Also why isn't Apple CEO Steve Jobs making the keynote address at Macworld?

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    In late breaking news Dylan Ratigan reveals that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will not be attending the upcoming Macworld expo in January.

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    Monday morning started off with a bang for Apple investors, courtesy of FBR's chip analyst Craig Berger making a strange call on Apple and what seemed like a dramatic slowdown in iPhone sales. 

  • Apple Buyback Program

    A buyback made sense back in March. With Apple's cash generation since, and the non-GAAP megabucks iPhone's generating now, a buyback makes exponentially more sense today.

  • ...So goes the market? It sure looks that way. Plus, Cramer offers his take on what might be a great value play.

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    Apple touched up its line of laptop computers Tuesday with a minimal nod to the economic turmoil that might push consumers to be more frugal this holiday shopping season.

  • Lehman's shares plunge as much as 43 percent of its value while Steve Jobs introduces a new line of colorful and extra-thin Apple iPods. Following are today's top videos:

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the new iPod Nano in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008.

    Steve Jobs is healthy, was taken by surprise by all the speculation about his health swirling around him after his last public appearance in June, and says while he could "stand to gain 10 or 15 pounds," he's doing just fine.

  • iPod - Lets Rock!

    This is the live blog of the Apple "Let's Rock" event. The first post is at the bottom of the page, with the last enry at top.

  • A customer hands over hundreds of dollars at the Apple Store in downtown Chicago, Friday, June 29, 2007, to purchase the company's new iPhone, a gadget that combines the functions of a cell phone, iPod media player and wireless Web browser.  Apple is banking on the new do-everything phone with a touch-sensitive screen to become its third core business next to its moneymaking iPod players and Macintosh computers. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    You could call it the Apple economy.  The cult of Apple has spawned dozens of companies dedicated partly or entirely to supporting the company's line of groundbreaking products, creating a multi-billion dollar business for everything from battery chargers to carrying cases.

  • During the iPod's short life -- the first one was released less then seven years ago -- it has seen many technical updates and redesigns. Take a look at how the iPod has changed from the first version to the latest incarnation.

    During the iPod's short life it has seen many technical updates and redesigns. Click to see how the iPod has changed from the first version to the latest incarnation.

  • As you might imagine, the reactions to the my earlier post today about Apple fatigue plaguing investors seems to have struck a nerve. Here are some more of your responses:

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    Attention will turn from Jobs himself to those new products and what Apple will do for iPod. This is still clearly the little music player that could, and can. Investors have been waiting for iPod sales to slow precipitously, and while they are slowing, it's not nearly as bad as investors feared.

  • Apple Inc. was called on the carpet last summer after releasing the original iPhone and then cutting its price just eight weeks after by $200, leaving many Apple fans -- and recent Apple converts -- angry and disgruntled.

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    What was Steve thinking? I don't pretend to understand the pressures he's under, both physically and professionally, but calling New York Times columnist Joe Nocera with an "off the record" health update was a big mistake, completely unnecessary, and serves only to fan the flames.

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    Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who has been dogged by investor concerns about his health, does not have recurrent cancer or a life-threatening health issue, The New York Times reported on Saturday.