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    With all its riches, how can anyone call Google a "small" company, one that is vulnerable to competition and whose luck could turn any day? Dana Wagner is happy to explain, says the New York Times.

  • Billy Mays

    I've interviewed the world's most famous athletes, but when Billy Mays walked in the room that day in Miami to do an interview for my infomercial documentary just a couple months ago, I was still starstruck.

  • Below you'll find a list of the lottery picks from last night's NBA Draft, the team they went to, their slotted three-year contract and their agent. As you can see, while these guys are making a lot of money, the slotted contracts make it hard to pull in NFL Draft type of money.

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    Now we know exactly how close Vijay Singh was to Allen Stanford. The professional golfer was one of three people who offered to sign for a portion of the financier's bail, his attorney said in court in Houston on Thursday, according to CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Minus a jersey change on his Twitter page, Shaquille O'Neal has been relatively quiet on the nickname front since being traded to Cleveland.

  • Desperate times have led to desperate measures in New York City: Barclays has bought the naming rights to a bustling subway station in Brooklyn. The escalating corporatization of the city has led some New York Yorkers to wonder where it will end — when the Big Apple becomes the Big iPod?!

  • Vijay Singh wearing stanford shirt.

    Last week, golfer Vijay Singh continued to wear Stanford Financial logos on his hat and shirt at the US Open, despite the federal indictment of its chief executive Allen Stanford and several others on fraud and additional charges.

  • Time Warner, one of the biggest creators of cable content, and Comcast, the nation's largest cable broadcaster, have teamed up to help the industry compete in an Internet-dominated world.

  • Shaquille O'Neal

    With Shaquille O’Neal off to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s time for me to give him a new nickname. As many of you know, I’m not just another reporter who is giving the big man a suggestion. I’m the guy who dubbed him “The Big Cactus.”

  • The Altai Mountains in Siberia, Russia

    Coming soon to the stunning snowcapped peaks of southern Siberia — probably the world's highest billboard.

  • Maybe the one-two punch of the Brooks and Markoff cases are the warning sign we needed—a reminder that it’s time to rethink how we relate to one another and reconsider the wisdom of cyber connections morphing into face-to-face liaisons, writes guest bloggers Marian Salzman and Jim Diamond.

  • U.S. Open 2009

    Golf fans spent tons of money at the U.S. Open this past week, but some of the best pieces of memorabilia can still be bought at value prices.

  • Last month, we debuted a new feature that calls attention to the best tweeters in the sports world. A lot has happened since then, most notably Kevin Love breaking news of Kevin McHale’s departure from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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    Every day Wall Street looks to a range of indicators to give a hint at where the economy and the stock market is headed. So why not look to Ad behemoth Google for a sign of which key words are attracting what kind of ad dollars?

  • Manny Ramirez

    When Manny Ramirez was suspended for 50 games on May 7, many had speculated that the Los Angeles Dodgers had plenty to lose. Attendance would surely decrease and food and beverage sales would follow.

  • In April, we told you that no NBA draft pick would sign a shoe endorsement deal worth more than $1 million a year. That top number, we’re told is now down to $750,000, as there’s little evidence that any shoe company has begun substantive negotiations with any prospective draft pick from this year’s class.

  • A day after Lucas Glover took home the US Open title, we sat down with the 29-year-old champ to talk business.

  • Empty storefronts can deter shoppers but there are some very creative solutions coming out to plug these gaping holes in the retail landscape, such as putting ads or art in the windows. One town is even considering making it mandatory for landlords to have something pretty in the window to avert urban decay.

  • Sammy Sosa Cubs Jersey Back

    Former baseball slugger Sammy Sosa didn’t just get bigger over the years, he also might have wanted to show his fans how big he was getting.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    This is the problem with the new 'personal branding' business model: persons are more fragile than business. We are deeply wired to identify with other people more than with corporations or logos or abstractions.