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  • Twitter in the Sun Valley Spotlight Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
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    With several of the giants here sitting on billions of dollars in cash, everyone's speculating whether Twitter could be an acquisition target. CEO Evan Williams recently told me that he's not interested in selling the company at this early point in its life cycle. Still, that's not stopping the, well, twitter about the company.

  • Google Goes After Microsoft, Kind Of Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:46 PM ET

    Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.

  • Flip Backfires on Cisco's John Chambers Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Caught on camera! Cisco CEO John Chambers is becoming quite the unlikely video star, teaching onlookers the proper techniques for a duck call. The video is getting widespread internet play.

  • The recession has claimed many culinary victims but the upshot is: You can eat like a king at pauper's prices! Lobster at lunch-meat prices, wine cheaper than water and now, completing the "Recession Special" trilogy: Chocolate!

  • Recession Special: Wine Cheaper Than Water! Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 2:52 PM ET
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    First, lobster dropped to lunch-meat prices. Now, wine is cheaper than water! So, you know what you have to do to beat this recession, right? Have a feast!

  • TeleMedicine Gets An Apple App Store Facelift Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 12:43 PM ET

    The promise of telemedicine has been around for years, with robotic surgeries, remote monitoring of patients and big city doctors able to care for rural patients over computer networks. But not now have we seen the true promise and convenience of what telemedicine can really be.

  • Wanted: Fake Employees Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 11:37 AM ET

    The stigma of doing odd jobs when you're unemployed just got lifted, thanks to one filmmaker and his job-listing site OddJobNation.com. You wouldn't believe the things you can get paid for: Being celebrity arm candy, being a "fake" employee or even being a zombie!

  • Google to Take Ad Know-How to TV, Mobile Phones: CEO Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 6:43 PM ET

    Google will to stick to its core business and continue developing technologies to monetize search, CEO Eric Schmidt told CNBC.

  • God Save the Queen! Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 2:42 PM ET

    Shocking news out of Britain today: Queen Elizabeth II could run out of money by 2012 unless the government steps in and gives her a raise! But with a recession going on, it might behoove the queen to set an example for her subjects and get a real job. Here are a few suggestions for how the queen can make a buck—er, pound.

  • The Jockeying Behind Home Page Designs Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 11:24 AM ET

    Redesigning a home page is probably one of the more arduous and difficult tasks in the Internet news business.

  • Day-Trading 2.0 — Twitter Takes on Stocks Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 8:15 AM ET
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    As investors continually look for an edge, social media sites like Twitter have become a popular tool for raw information—and rumors.

  • Google Makes a Case That It Isn’t So Big Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 10:49 AM ET
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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.

  • Jackson Juices Yahoo's Traffic Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:15 PM ET

    In an earlier post I talked about the effect Michael Jackson's death was having on various big players on the internet. But one of the biggest players is seeing some of the biggest impact.

  • Jackson, Inc. Becoming An Online Boom Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:14 PM ET
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    The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.

  • Giving Palm Credit Where Credit is Due...To a Point Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 8:41 PM ET
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    There's no question Palm's quarterly report surprised investors by beating the Street.  With expectations already so high, you'd have thought Palm shares were already priced to perfection.

  • Is It Time For Google To Worry? Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 12:51 PM ET

    Google sure would like us all to believe that its dominance is now facing a real threat from Microsoft, Yahoo, and any number of also-ran crumb-eaters trying to stake their claim in Search.

  • Jobs' Doctor Speaks Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 4:47 PM ET
    Dr. James Eason

    It was extraordinary enough that Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee released a statement last night confirming that Apple CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant, and the circumstances surrounding how he secured the procedure.

  • Palm: Opportunity Or Irrational Exuberance? Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 12:08 PM ET

    Palm will release its quarterly earnings Thursday, and this report is arguably the most important in the company's recent history. This stock has been on a wild ride since January, and investors will learn whether they're aboard a rocket to the moon, or a nuclear missile ready to explode.

  • Cable TV’s Big Worry: Taming the Web Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 11:01 AM ET
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    Like newspaper owners, media moguls are looking for new ways to protect their investment from the ravages of the Internet. And, as with the newspaper industry, the answer remains elusive. What is at stake is perhaps the last remaining pillar of the old media business that has not been severely affected by the Internet: cable television. Aware of how print, music and broadcast television have suffered severe business erosion, the chief executives of the major

  • Jobs and Hospital Answer the Critics Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 10:14 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Facing mounting criticism that Apple CEO Steve Jobs acquired a donated liver somehow through unethical means, the hospital where Jobs had the operation took the extraordinary step of confirming the surgery, and offered the reasons why Jobs was a prime candidate for the organ.