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Where's the iGrowth, Apple?

Contracting margins and lower selling prices dominate the headlines about Apple. But the company has an even bigger -- and simpler -- problem at the moment.

Samsung Unveils Latest iPhone Challenger

Samsung Electronics is ratcheting up its rivalry with Apple with its new Galaxy S 4 smartphone, which has a larger, sharper screen than its predecessor, the best-selling S III.

Apple Hits a Low as Market Asks: Where's the 'Wow'?

Shares of Apple tumbled Thursday after it posted disappointing quarterly results, hitting lows last seen in January 2012. Yes, Apple's still selling a ton of iPhones and iPads, but it's just not making as much on them as it used to.

Apple Sells 2 Million iPhone 5s in China in First 3 Days

Apple said Monday that it sold more than 2 million iPhone 5s in China in their first three days of availability, setting a record for that market. IPhone 5, which launched in China on Friday, will be available in more than 100 countries by the end of December.

How Patent Madness Is Killing Innovation and Costing Us Billions

Big creative companies like Apple are taking out patents on everything they can think of -- lest they develop an idea only to discover someone else claimed it first. That may sound sensible on the surface -- but the rules of the patent game are actually doing more harm than good.

Tim Cook Apologizes For Apple Maps

Apple has finally made a real statement to its customers apologizing about the Maps drama that's been unfolding over the past few weeks with the introduction of iOS 6. According to CEO Tim Cook, the company "fell short" on its commitment to bring world-class products to its customers.

Sleek New Gadgets Have One Design Flaw: They Can't be Fixed

When buying tech devices, it's all about the latest and greatest: lighter, sleeker designs, more bells and whistles. But these design innovations aren't necessarily improvements -- in fact, they may even sacrifice durability, serviceability, and overall life span. Here's how.

Wall Street Watch Tuesday: Caterpillar Gets Pessimistic

Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, is cutting its long-term growth outlook. And that's bad news for all around, because this industrial giant's not just a company, it's a global economic bellwether.

Wall Street Watch: Day 2 of the IPO Party Has Been Canceled

It had been more than a month since a company had gone public on a stateside exchange, but that dry spell ended with a bang when Trulia began trading on Thursday. On Friday, Smith Electric Vehicles, a maker of plug-in commercial trucks, was all set to follow suit ... until Thursday evening.

AT&T Is Making One Misstep After Another

Let us count the ways AT&T his gotten in hot water lately: Net neutrality advocates are filing complaints over its iPhone Facetime policy; its profits are off; and it's overcharging its customers. And then there was that noble attempt to remind people not to text while driving ...

Apple Shares Hit $700 for First Time

Apple's stock has reached $700 for the first time, setting a record for the company. The shares hit as high as $701.44 in morning trading Tuesday, but later fell.

Apple: iPhone 5 Orders Topped 2 Million in 24 Hours

Orders for the iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours after Apple started taking them at 12 midnight Pacific time on Friday. That's more than double the amount of iPhone 4S orders on its first full day.

Wall Street Watch Monday

If you thought that all the hype leading up to last week's unveiling of Apple's iPhone 5 was over, you'd be wrong. The party continues for the world's most valuable company -- which just got even more valuable after racing to an all-time high on Friday.

What the iPhone 5 Won't Be: Your Wave-to-Pay Mobile Wallet

Apple's iPhone 5 added many new features, but one highly-anticipated improvement was left out: the near-field communications chip that would allow you to make purchases with a wave of the smartphone, using your built-in mobile wallet.

Which Is the Best Smartphone Plan for You?

Smartphones are becoming a must-have tech accessory, but the monthly bills can get pricey fast. If you fit one of these profiles, you may save money by signing up for one of these phone plans.

Wall Street Watch Friday: Making the Analysts Look Silly

It's common to see a company beat analyst targets. It's another thing entirely to watch a company completely obliterate Wall Street's forecasts. Medical imaging and aviation security technology specialist Analogic blew past the prognosticators by a wide margin.

5 Ways That the iPhone 5 Will Change the World

Apple has finally introduced the iPhone 5. Smartphone fans and Apple investors are naturally excited: The very nature of the shiny new handset and the bar-raising nature of some of its features will send out ripples far beyond Cupertino.

Apple Officially Reveals The iPhone 5

And just like that, months and months of breathless speculation have finally come to an end. Apple's Phil Schiller has just officially announced the new iPhone 5 at the company's massive press event here in San Francisco, less than a year since its predecessor was unveiled.

Wall Street Watch Wednesday: The iPhone 5 is Here

The Apple magic show doesn't begin until 1 p.m., East Coast time. The tech giant's media shindig will take the wraps off of the company's latest iPhone -- a moment that many Apple fans have been craving for two years. After all, the iPhone 5 should have rolled out last year.

How to Make Your IPhone 5 Upgrade Cheaper: Recommerce

When Apple fans start shelling out for the new iPhone 5 Wednesday, most will be retiring older, but still perfectly good, smartphones to the backs of desk drawers -- or the trash. But the smart tech junkies will be getting paid cash for their former phones by selling them on "recommerce" sites.

Wall Street Watch Friday: Mattress Firm's Shares Sag

Wall Street can be pretty stingy: Mattress Firm seems to have posted strong quarterly results on Thursday night, but the stock still tumbled on the report. Sales were up, earnings were high -- so what went wrong?