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  • Skype's first 10 years: Trail of missed opportunities Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:09 PM ET

    Thursday marks 10 years since the launch of Skype, the calling software that may rank as the most successful internet company to come out of Europe.

  • Attack on Syria: The worst and least-bad scenarios Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    Guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (right), with a French anti-submarine frigate during exercises earlier this year.

    Military strikes on Syria present a complex set of possible outcomes, all of them disruptive for energy markets. But some scenarios are worse than others.

  • Short Hannah, long Miley: The stock analysis Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Miley Cyrus (L) and Miley Cyrus (R).

    What if celebrity were measured like stocks? Then Hannah Montana is a loser and Miley Cyrus, twerks and all, is the winner.

  • Why is the Fed so sad? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:19 PM ET

    The rise of the Federal Reserve in power, prestige and economic salience has not been accompanied by buoyant spirits. In fact, the Fed's workforce is demoralized.

  • Retailers entice shoppers with elite loyalty perks Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    Elite status isn't just for airlines anymore. Retailers are increasingly adding elite tiers to their reward programs to entice big spenders.

  • Has JPMorgan become a 'piñata bank'? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    As U.S. authorities are seeking over $6 billion in damages from JPMorgan, the "Squawk on the Street" team dissects the implications for America's largest bank.

  • Farming gets its own 'Apple v. Windows' battle Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:22 AM ET

    Manufacturers of farming equipment are promoting agriculture's newest craze—"precision farming"—and they're taking fundamentally different approaches to the technology.

  • Why next Fed chair is likely to be a millionaire Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 7:12 AM ET
    Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    Who wants to be a millionaire? Both front-runners for the Fed chairman position are multi-millionaires.

  • Is nuclear disaster looming in Japan? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:59 AM ET
    Japan's nuclear watchdog members, including Nuclear Regulation Authority members in radiation protection suits in Fukushima

    As the world watches Syria amid concerns of a U.S.-led military intervention, halfway across the globe a nuclear disaster could be unfolding with the potential for years of repercussions in Japan.

  • Move over Apple? Firm crosses iPhone with Kindle Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:37 AM ET

    Yota, a relatively unknown device maker from Russia is on the verge of releasing the Yota Phone.

  • The newest additions to the English dictionary are likely to make language purists "vom," as "selfie" and "phablet", are among hundreds of new words that have been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online.

  • Banker admits to using bailout money to buy condo Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    On Tuesday a former bank executive in Missouri pleaded guilty to criminal charges after using $381,000 of federal money to buy a waterfront condominium.

  • Rupee's collapse confounds India Inc. Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Indian companies say the fast-falling rupee is driving up the cost of imports, forcing them to raise prices even as consumer spending plummets.

  • Cupcake craving at 3am? Hit the cupcake ATM! Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM

    Middle-of-the-night cupcake cravings used to go unnoticed but now, no more! New York is getting a 24-7 cupcake ATM.

  • Bank ratings do not show the impact of the slowdown in emerging economies or the more sustained recovery in developed countries. Europe still leads the list of the world's safest banks.

  • Retiring with more: Don't wing it on your 401(k) Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Americans are saving more for retirement, but it's probably still not enough, according to a new analysis released by Fidelity. As of June, the average 401(k) balance was $80,600.

  • Nasdaq, NYSE in blame game over outage Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    U.S. regulators have asked Nasdaq OMX Group and NYSE Euronext to come up with a timeline of Thursday's three-hour trading disruption, sources said Monday.

  • Nissan to build self-driven cars Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    Nissan, the sixth-largest automaker in the United States, announced Tuesday it will sell a self-driven car by 2020.

  • Burger King to offer 'French Fry Burger' for $1 Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:12 AM ET
    Burger King's French Fry Burger.

    Burger King says it will start offering a "French Fry Burger" for a buck, as it looks to fend off McDonald's aggressive push for its Dollar Menu.

  • Jack Lew: Obama not negotiating over debt limit Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    President Barack Obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling and it's up to Congress to raise the limit, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.