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  • YouTube to Recruit Makers of Big Videos as Ad Partners Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    YouTube, the world's most popular video sharing site, said Tuesday it will start sharing advertising cash with users who upload the most popular clips of everything from skateboarding dogs to dancing babies.

  • Steve Jobs Back in Charge; Should We Be Surprised? Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 3:52 PM ET

    Seems the substitute teacher is out, and the regular teacher is back in the classroom, at least if you believe the Wall Street Journal in a fascinating glimpse into how Infinite Loop is operating nowadays.

  • Apple At the Core of ANOTHER Federal Investigation? Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 4:39 PM ET

    First, there were allegations that Apple and a host of other tech companies were colluding to prevent competitors from poaching each others workforce, so-called poaching of the payroll.  That spawned a Justice Department investigation.

  • AMD

    Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose more than 8 percent Monday after Citigroup upgraded the company to a "buy." Citigroup analyst Glen Yeung said the upgrade was based, in part,  on signs of a stronger AMD relationship with Hewlett-Packard Co.

  • Apple Responds to FCC's iPhone-Google App Inquiry Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    The Apple response to the FCC inquiry over whether there was something anti-competitive about the company's decision to deny the Google Voice app from the Apple App Store is fascinating simply because of the cogent nature of Apple's argument.

  • Backdating Pt. 2: Pixar's Mather Now in the Clear Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 3:53 PM ET

    Just days after the high-profile conviction of former Brocade CEO Greg Reyes completely imploded, we get word that a stock options backdating investigation into former Pixar CFO Ann Mather has been closed with no charges.

  • iPhone Price Cuts Could Mean Its Doom? Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 12:49 PM ET
    Apple iPhone 3G S

    I'll be on the air on Street Signs discussing what on the surface seems to be a provocative premise:  That somehow price cuts could lead to the doom of the Apple iPhone.

  • U.S. Government Approves Oracle's Purchase of Sun Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 5:04 PM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Software giant Oracle Corp has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy computer maker Sun Microsystems, clearing a key hurdle in the companies' plan to close the $7.4 billion deal before the end of this month.

  • A lawsuit filed on Wednesday against some of the most shadowy Internet criminals — gangs based in Eastern Europe that electronically break into business computers, steal banking passwords and transfer themselves money - is being used to pry information from a group that is nearly as reclusive as the hackers: banks whose computers have been compromised.

  • Google Shares Advance After 'Conviction Buy' Report Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 1:15 PM ET

    Google Inc. shares advanced Thursday after Goldman Sachs predicted accelerating sales growth for the Web search leader. Analyst James Mitchell added the Mountain View, CA-based company to Goldman's "Conviction Buy" list in a note to investors late Wednesday.

  • Why Isn't Apple's Board 'Cook'in' Yet? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 3:18 PM ET

    The build up to yesterday's board of directors meeting at Apple was pretty significant.  Fifty articles or so mentioned that the group was meeting, and topping the agenda would be the discussion of a possible replacement to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who announced his resignation from the board just a few weeks ago.

  • Let's Break up and Make up Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 1:51 PM ET

    The recession workplace is "broken" and needs some fixing, post-haste.

  • Is Google Still Worth Buying? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    Five years ago today, Google sold shares to the public for the first time. Since then, its stock has risen almost 400 percent. So is Google still worth buying? Heath Terry, senior VP in internet and entertainment software sector at FBR Capital Markets and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington shared their insights.

  • Google at Five: Happy IPO Birthday Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Five years ago today, Larry Page's and Sergey Brin's dorm room project Google was reborn as a publicly traded company, going out at what was then a jaw-dropping $85 a share in that unusual Dutch auction, closing that first day of trading at $108 and change.

  • HP Continues Tech's Big 'Mo' Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 4:40 PM ET
    HP

    Hewlett-Packard needed to wow Wall Street and the company delivered the goods tonight, beating the Street by a penny a share with 91 cents on better than expected revenue of $27.45 billion against the $27.3 billion consensus.

  • Vindication for the Backdating's Poster Boy? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 3:26 PM ET

    Former Brocade Communications CEO Gregory Reyes became the not-so-accidental poster boy for the scourge of stock options backdating that threatened the very life blood of Silicon Valley compensation.

  • Finding Hope in the "Skank" Ruling Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 2:21 PM ET

    A Manhattan judge has ruled that Google has to give up the identity of an anonymous blogger who called fashion model Liskula Cohen some nasty stuff.

  • Will HP Let the Good Tech Times Continue to Roll? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 1:22 PM ET
    HP

    When Hewlett-Packard reports its earnings after the bell tonight, it should go a long way toward keeping the optimism alive in the tech sector.

  • A Smartphone Revolution? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 10:10 AM ET

    Could Apple, Research in Motion and Palm be the new Three Musketeers?  RBC's wireless analyst Mike Abramsky certainly seems to think so in a compelling research note he released this morning.

  • Facebook Sued on Privacy Concerns Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 7:27 AM ET

    Five Facebook users sued the website, alleging that it violated California state laws that protect consumer privacy.