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The Tablet Wars Get More Interesting

If Amazon.com wants a price war, Barnes & Noble is ready to play. The struggling real-world bookseller announced this week that it's offering an 8-gigabyte version of its Nook tablet for the same $199 price point as Amazon's Kindle Fire. Meanwhile, Apple is widely expected to unveil the iPad 3 early next month.

United Continental Cockpits Go Paperless, via iPads

Following and expanding upon the examples of similar programs by American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, United Continental -- the world's largest carrier -- will replace its pilots' heavy flight documents with Apple iPads. Ready to fly the paperless skies?

Could Apple's Shares Hit $500 This Year?

Apple's earnings per share nearly doubled last quarter, and its performance the previous quarter was almost as good. But Apple's shares are only up 11% in the last six months, trailing the Nasdaq. Still, there are reasons to believe that the stock will take off.

Apple iPad 2 Launches to Long Lines

Apple's second version of its popular iPad tablet computer went on sale Friday afternoon, and was greeted by the now-familiar lines of buyers outside Apple stores.

No, the iPad Is Not Killing Microsoft's Business

Investors are buying into the meme that Windows is dying -- and therefore Microsoft is as well. While tablets are clearly cutting into the giant's core PC business, Microsoft is also showing remarkable agility in building new franchises for the future, the Kinect for one.

Motorola Mobility Unveils Much-Anticipated Xoom Android Tablet

Just a day after Motorola split in two, its mobility division has unveiled the much-anticipated Xoom, the first tablet to run on a tablet-specific version of Android version called Honeycomb. Could this tablet be the one to give the Apple iPad a run for its money?

2010's Person and Story of the Year, Plus a Bubble-Bursting Prediction for 2011

It's the season for reviewing the year that's ending and making predictions for the one ahead. On Tuesday, venture capitalist and DailyFinance columnist Peter Cohan was part of a TV panel that was asked: Who was the person of the year? What was the story of the year? And what will happen in 2011? Here are his answers.

The Year in Tech: Top 10 Highlights of 2010

A broad array of technology news helped define 2010, from the launch of Apple's iPad to the arrival of the app to a supernova of Internet stock gains. Here's a look back at those major stories -- and a glimpse of some highlights you can expect next year.

Microsoft to Unveil Windows for Tablet Computers

Microsoft Corp (MSFT) plans to unveil a version of its Windows operating system that runs on hand-held devices such as tablet computers. Microsoft will debut the software at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Bloomberg News reported without naming its sources.

Samsung's Galaxy Tab Takes Aim at the iPad

Look out, iPad! On Thursday night, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Tab, its long-awaited new tablet computer system, setting the stage for a fall showdown between the new Android-powered device and Apple's wildly popular product.

Six jobs created by the iPad

It's barely been a month since Apple's iPad made its way into the hands of eager consumers, and in a few days thousands more iPads will be sold with...

iPad competition could lower prices

Just over a week ago, Apple wowed the world with its "magical and revolutionary" iPad tablet, which aims to change the way you interact with media....