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  • Priceline CEO: Business is Great -- Even in U.S. Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 9:27 AM ET

    The slowing U.S. economy and high fuel prices don't scare Jeffrey Boyd, chief executive of Priceline.com. He told CNBC that the online travel-bargain company  is doing just fine -- in America and worldwide.

  • For Yahoo Board, Microsoft Deal May Be a Duty Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 4:20 PM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Many of Yahoo's employees harbor a deep Silicon Valley-bred distrust of rival Microsoft's corporate culture. That may not matter.

  • Google's YouTube Makes "Advertising Pitch" Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    YouTube threw a coming out party of sorts to hundreds of top ad industry execs in New York City this week. The event was called 'Videocracy,' and it's the largest ever advertiser event thrown by Google which bought YouTube for $1.6 billion dollars two years ago.

  • Microsoft's hostile play for Yahoo certainly isn't lacking from strong opinions about the deal from experts on both sides of the argument. But the more interesting opinions are coming from the companies themselves.

  • Softbank Holds Big Cards in Microsoft-Yahoo Bid Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    Japanese Internet firm Softbank, under pressure from both sides in Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, may hold out for more leverage but is unlikely to derail the bid.

  • Yahoo Is Discussing Deal With News Corp., Others Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 11:51 AM ET

    Yahoo is holding talks with News Corp. about combining MySpace and other News Corp.-owned online properties with Yahoo.

  • Baidu's Quarterly Net Profit Surges 79% Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 5:42 PM ET
    Receptionist at Baidu.com office

    China's top Web search provider, Baidu.com, on Wednesday reported a 79 percent surge in quarterly profit but cautioned its outlook for the current quarter would be weaker amid heavy winter weather.

  • Yahoo Now "Searching" For A Deal With News Corp? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 3:54 PM ET
    Yahoo

    Are they or aren't they? Only their investment bankers know for sure. Today began with blog rumors of a potential asset swap between Yahoo  and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.,or even an outright competing bid to Microsoft's $44.6 billion hostile offer.

  • Being Single: Why It Sucks Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    FlashNews reports that Engage.com has released the results of a survey of single men and women. Now, if your business is devoted to encouraging people to meet each other, like Engage's is, it's in your best interest to make singlehood a grim thing. According to the survey:

  • News Corp: Serious Suitor For Yahoo Or Just Speculation? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    What a week-and-a-half for Yahoo it has been: a $44.6 billion hostile bid for the company, a whopping 62 percent premium, then rumors of multiple suitors chomping at the bit to snap up this company, rumors of a remarkable plan to make this company into an independent money-machine--secret plans that'll turn Yahoo into the greatest name online.

  • Juice Online Marketplace With lemonade.com Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 12:20 PM ET

    If you've ever wondered how you might tap into the multi-million-dollar Internet sales market, lemonade.com could be for you. It's a virtual lemonade stand offering a far broader market than you ever had as a kid.

  • Apple: On The Road (Back) To Respect? Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Apple Inc. as a "value play?" Seems counter-intuitive to think of a company trading at better than 20 times next year's earnings as a "value," but maybe--just maybe--the Street is coming around to the idea that the growth and potential of this company seem horribly undervalued.

  • Besieged Yahoo's Plan: AOL and Layoffs? Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 10:53 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Facing the prospect of a takeover battle with Microsoft, Internet giant Yahoo is reportedly looking to do a deal with AOL while slimming down its ranks.

  • Writer Strike Coming To End, So Who Wins? Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 4:06 PM ET

    It's about time. The writers guild strike is coming to an end and Hollywood should be back at work by Wednesday. The Writers Guild leadership unanimously approved the tentative deal made with the studios, and now the only step left, is the Writers Guild membership vote on Tuesday at the Writers Guild theater.

  • Tech Industry's Outlook Worsens for 2008: Report Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 12:14 PM ET

    The technology industry's outlook for 2008 looks worse than it did just two months ago, when fears of a U.S. recession already were leading analysts to predict a slowdown in purchases of computers, software and tech services.

  • Microsoft: Takeover Offer in Yahoo's Best Interest Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:57 AM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft says Yahoo's rejection of its multibillion dollar buyout offer is "unfortunate," and that moving forward on a deal is in both companies' best interest.

  • Yahoo: Just "Sober Up" And Take The Money Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:31 AM ET
    Yahoo

    There's that old saying that if six people say you're drunk, you can argue and argue and argue--slurring your words along the way--that you're not. But if everyone thinks you're drunk and you're the only one who disagrees, chances are you're drunk.

  • Yahoo Set to Reject Microsoft, But Should It? Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 1:55 PM ET
    Yahoo

    Yahoo will make public a letter from its board of directors Monday morning before the US stock market opens rejecting Microsoft's $31 hostile bid for the company as "massively undervalued," sources tell me.

  • Yahoo to Gamble on Spurning Microsoft Offer Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 9:10 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Unshaken by a two-year losing streak, Yahoo is poised to take its biggest gamble yet by rejecting Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid.

  • Yahoo Seen Rejecting Microsoft Bid Saturday, 9 Feb 2008 | 1:01 PM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo's board will reject Microsoft's $44.6 billion takeover bid after concluding the unsolicited offer undervalues the slumping Internet pioneer, according to a person familiar with the situation.