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  • Apple entry in the accelerating mobile tablet race squeezes about 35 percent more viewing space onto a lighter package than rival devices from Google or Amazon.com, but it sports inferior resolution and a lofty price tag, two influential reviewers wrote on Tuesday.

  • Electronic Arts Earnings Beat, but Guidance Misses

    The videogame maker reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street's estimates and revenue that hit the target but its guidance for the current quarter was much lower than expected.

  • Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

    Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer revealed the name of her month-old son on Tuesday via Twitter.

  • Internet Sites Knocked Out by Superstorm, Find Their Way Back Online

    Sandy is wreaking damage on the New York media industry, and it’s not just Broadway plays and film productions feeling the impact. The flooding of a major Internet Service Provider has pushed a number of sites, including Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Gawker offline, and they’re rushing to find workarounds

  • Flood of Activity on Twitter, Facebook During Hurricane Sandy

    With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Oil Companies to ‘Bounce Back’ After Sandy: BP CEO

    ‘Superstorm’ Sandy is set to inflict a negative hit on demand for crude oil as U.S. East Coast refineries come to a standstill, but BP’s Chief Executive Bob Dudley has told CNBC that oil firms are set to bounce back quickly.

  • Google Reveals New Phone, Larger Tablet

    Google revealed three new Nexus devices through an email announcement Monday.

  • Frankenfield: Windows 8 Will Be a Hit With Consumers

    When Microsoft unveils its Windows 8 operating system for mobile phones on Monday, one company in particular will be hoping it can deliver the much promised “effortless” transition for users of Windows PCs and tablets.

  • The first of three major "lock-ups" for Facebook stock expired today, October 29th, which means that a lot of new stock is available to be sold when the markets reopen.

  • Current TV Fields Offers but Will the Network Sell?

    The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets

    Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?

  • Smartphones Can Revolutionize Health Care: Qualcomm CEO

    The only computer most people in the world may own is their smartphone and that could have a profound impact on health care, Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm CEO, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Friday.

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

    Apple and Google rolled out new devices this week in their latest push to promote their products before the holiday season swings into full gear.

  • FBI Arrests Man Who Claimed 50% Stake in Facebook

    Federal agents arrested the Paul Ceglia, the man who claimed he is the rightful owner of half of the Facebook empire, Friday.

  • Apple's stock traded off modestly in the after-market, but it quickly bounced back. And that's as it should be, says David Garrity, a principal with GVA Research.

  • Apple Sells Out of White iPad Minis During Pre-Orders

    Well, it didn't take long for orders of Apple's iPad mini to back up.

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure

    On Monday, Facebook staffers have the opportunity to unwind their stake in the social media giant.

  • Apple Moves to Launch Music Service, Pandora Plummets

    Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Cramer’s 10 Hottest Momentum Stocks

    The online retailer reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss as it spends heavily to expand existing operations and develop new businesses. Its outlook also fell short of expectations.

  • Apple Posts Rare Earnings Miss; Outlook Disappoints

    The tech giant reported quarterly earnings that missed Wall Street's forecasts on Thursday and outlook that fell shy of estimates.

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