Tech Teardown: Dec. 6, 2013

In this episode of Tech Teardown, Erin Kennedy discusses the latest developments in the tech sector with Evan Niu, CFA, our tech and telecom bureau chief.

  • The long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile is finally here. Or wait -- maybe it isn't?
  • Apple's new iBeacon technology doesn't seem especially significant, but investors might be overlooking something here.
  • With the acquisition of Topsy, Apple moves deeper into the business of data.
  • Twitter's new feature could help it draw more dollars from advertisers.
  • With yet another possible rival on mobile devices, is the streaming market getting too crowded for Pandora?
  • Following approval from several regulatory agencies, the Microsoft-Nokia deal looks increasingly more certain.

Invest in tech like a pro
Watch our jaw-dropping investor alert video today to find out why The Motley Fool's chief technology officer is putting $117,238 of his own money on the table, and why he's so confident this will be a huge winner in 2013 and beyond. Just click here to watch!

The article Tech Teardown: Dec. 6, 2013 originally appeared on

Erin Kennedy and Evan Niu, CFA, own shares of Apple. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Apple, Facebook, and Google. It recommends Pandora Media and owns shares of China Mobile and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story