Today, Motley Fool tech analyst Andrew Tonner gets investors up to speed on the top tech stories:

  • Why PC makers are suffering, and why it's a good sign for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
  • What to expect from the fiscal cliff, and what kind of investment plays we should consider around it
  • Google's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) antitrust probe, and why you shouldn't be as worried about it as you think
  • Why BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's (NYSE:BB) Hail Mary play probably just won't be enough
  • How Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) surpassed Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) in market cap
  • Finally, Andrew looks at Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) loss of Steven Sinofsky, head of the company's Windows department and where the company should go from here.

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