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  • Icahn Gets Antitrust Go-Ahead to Buy Yahoo Stock Friday, 30 May 2008 | 2:03 PM ET

    U.S. antitrust regulators have given billionaire investor Carl Icahn the go-ahead to purchase large blocks of Yahoo stock, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.

  • Comcast Web Unit on Target For Profit Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 11:25 AM ET
    Comcast

    Comcast 's digital unit is on target to turn profitable this year as revenues from search and advertising partnerships with Google and Yahoo exceed expectations, senior executives said.

  • Yahoo Says Microsoft No Longer Keen to Merge Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 5:49 PM ET

    Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang said on Wednesday that a potential deal with Microsoft has tremendous power, but that the software giant appears no longer interested in a full merger.

  • Diller Refutes Expedia Rumors, Blames Speculators Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 4:44 PM ET
    IAC

    Expedia Chairman Barry Diller dismissed newly resurfaced rumors that the online travel site would be taken private and blamed speculators for trying to make a quick buck.

  • Yahoo Wasn't Key to Microsoft Internet Plans: Exec Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 2:01 PM ET

    Microsoft's attempts to strike a deal with Yahoo is an "accelerator" of its online strategy, but not the sole answer to advancing its Internet vision, the company's top software executive said on Wednesday.

  • Amazon CEO Says Kindle Still in 'Investment Phase' Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 1:27 PM ET

    Amazon.com's electronic book reader, the Kindle, is still in its investment phase, the Internet retailer's chief executive told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • 'All Things D' Conference Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 10:55 AM ET

    I'm with my colleague Melissa Francis at this week's All Things D conference in Carlsbad, Calif., and we'll be rounding up all our video reports here on this page. You can check out more from the conference on the 'All Things D' Web site link listed below.

  • Playgrounds Offer Imaginative Sponshorship Opportunity Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Architect David Rockwell has designed playgrounds for grownups, including the Nobu restaurants, W Hotels, the Mohegan Sun casino and the JetBlue terminal at Kennedy Airport in New York. Now, he's designing playgrounds for kids, and that could be a good sponsorhip opportunity for you or your corporation. David Rockwell, Founder of the Rockwell Group explains.

  • Microsoft's Ballmer: We Don't Need to Buy Yahoo Friday, 23 May 2008 | 8:59 AM ET

    Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said on Friday the company had never seen buying Yahoo as strategic, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions.

  • Internet Use in America Friday, 23 May 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    At a recent Bankrate conference, Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, gave an excellent keynote address on the constant evolution of the the digital world we live in.  Here are some of the growth stats, Lee shared.

  • Why Europe is Afraid of Google Friday, 23 May 2008 | 5:10 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Executives from across Europe's technology, media and telecoms sector fear Internet search and advertising giant Google may steal their business, they told a Reuters summit this week.

  • Yahoo Renominates Board, Postpones Annual Meeting Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 10:37 PM ET

    Yahoo on Thursday nominated nine of its 10 existing directors for reelection to the company's board, setting the stage for a showdown with dissident investors at its annual shareholder meeting.

  • Yahoo's Double Trouble: Shareholder Meet Delayed Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    It's a double-dose of odd news Thursday night from Yahoo: losing board member Ed Kozel, one of two true outside tech experts on the company's board of directors; and word that the company is delaying its annual shareholders meeting.

  • Google's Good News Bad for Microsoft, Yahoo Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 3:20 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.

  • Hampton's Summer Home: Rent It And Get "Augmented"! Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 11:50 AM ET
    Lindsay Lohan

    Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon Stephen Greenberg is announcing the Hampton's Plastic House in which for a half a million dollars, a lucky consumer can get a summer mansion in Hampton's with a season full of lipo, new boobs and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of treatments including...

  • TrialPay: Turning Indecisive Customers Into Buyers Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 9:57 AM ET

    If you're a seller on the Internet, your mission isn't to get more traffic, it's to actually sell your wares. TrialPay.com is a new way to make that happen, as CEO Alex Rampell explains.

  • Microsoft Not Bidding to Buy Yahoo: CEO Ballmer Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:08 AM ET

    Microsoft is not looking to bid to buy all of Yahoo but is in talks about other types of deals with the U.S. No. 2 search engine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday.

  • Netflix Drifts into the Clouds Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:47 PM ET
    Netflix

    Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.

  • Real Estate, Hollywood & Sex: Welcome to California Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:18 PM ET

    So DataQuick says home sales in the Golden State rose almost 27 percent last month compared to the month before. Hmmm, let me see, who blogged about the possibility that we were bottoming in housing. Who? Who who who... oh yes, that was me. Also: "77 MIND-BLOWING SEX POSITIONS"! A promotional gift package from a website called Cleo's Boutique.

  • Television Cable Show's Buzz Words Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Here at the National Cable Show in New Orleans there are a couple of big buzz words I'm hearing--whether I'm in the Panasonic or Google booths, or the NBC Universal booth where my coverage has been based. First, Video-on-demand is huge