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  • Wondering Who You Are? New Site Wants to Tell You Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 4:32 AM ET

    A new Web site called GeneTree.com wants to help answer the question "Who am I?" by combining DNA data with information-sharing technology popularized by News Corp's MySpace.com and Google' YouTube.

  • Apple Shareholders: Let Them Buy You A Dinner! Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 5:31 PM ET

    The pressure was on for Apple following the big-time run in these shares these past several weeks. These shares rallied into today's earnings news. The research firm Caris just this morning took the bold step in raising its target to $200.

  • MySpace's Own TV Show And Murdoch's Future Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 5:17 PM ET

    Fox knows how to produce content--and now its interactive division is producing a special kind of content for the web. But, these aren't just ordinary 'mobisodes:' this is a show created solely for MySpace TV, which is of course owned by News Corp.

  • Apple: Will It Keep Vaulting Over The Bar? Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 3:15 PM ET

    When it comes to Apple Inc., the bar is set so nose-bleedingly high that you gotta wonder whether this company is poised to perform or plummet when it releases earnings this evening. Shares continue to climb today, up another 2% at this writing, a kind of serene island in the midst of the volatile vagaries and stormy seas on Wall Street.

  • EU Extends Google/DoubleClick Inquiry Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 8:11 AM ET

    The European Commission on Monday extended the deadline for its inquiry into Google's proposed purchase of rival DoubleClick to Nov. 13 from Oct. 26.

  • AT&T to Make Napster Music Catalog Available Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 12:08 AM ET

    AT&T is making Napster's entire music catalog of more than five million songs available for wireless download starting early next month.

  • AT&T Files Patent Suit vs. Vonage Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 5:46 PM ET

    AT&T has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Vonage Holdings, according to a Vonage regulatory filing on Friday, the latest legal trouble for the Internet phone service provider.

  • Google Shares Keep Rising on Strong Earnings Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 10:58 AM ET
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    Less than two weeks after its stock price smashed through $600 for the first time, Google showed why it might not be long before the Internet search leader's shares are flirting with $700.

  • Google Earnings Surge, Toppling Forecasts Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 9:01 AM ET
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    Web search leader Google reported a 46 percent rise in profit, fueled by recent accelerating market share gains and tightened cost controls.

  • Google, Amazon CEO Invest in Manned Space Flights Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 6:19 PM ET

    While NASA seems to be flying in orbital circles, with manned flight still stuck on the space shuttle, the private sector has been dumping millions into its own space ventures.  We're trying to move the industry to a point where people believe what we say," said Jeff Greason, a former Intel computer genius who now runs XCOR, one of a half dozen companies in the Mojave desert of California trying to get ordinary citizens into space.

  • Google: It's The Job Numbers That Really Count Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 4:39 PM ET

    Rather than get bogged down in Google's earnings numbers, which were extraordinary once again, investors and analysts will seize on the company's headcount, and for good reason. The company added a staggering 2,100 employees these past three months, on top of the 1,500 they added last quarter.

  • Media Firms Team Up On Online Copyright Guidelines Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 2:20 PM ET

    Media companies including Viacom, Microsoft, News Corp.'s Fox and MySpace units and others have agreed to guidelines aimed at protecting copyrights online, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • Google: Definitely Feeling The Pressure Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 12:03 PM ET
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    Google's trading range over the past year has been pretty staggering: $417.50 a year ago today. A high of $635.96 last week; and hardly a straight line up between that low and high. That hasn't been the case these last couple of months where shares have been on a tear...

  • Tech Earnings Roundup: SAP, eBay and Nokia Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    The tech sector got a lift after SAP, eBay and Nokia met or surpassed Wall Street expectations for quarterly earnings. The companies also raised their outlook for future results.

  • MySpace Opens Up to Outside Developers Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 4:47 AM ET

    News Corp's MySpace, the world's largest online social network, said on Wednesday it will allow outside developers further access to its service to counter the growth of smaller rival Facebook.

  • EBay Profit Surges 53%; Outlook Tops Forecasts Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 6:06 PM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    EBay posted a 53% increase in adjusted earnings for the third quarter and provided full-year guidance that topped expectations.

  • E-Trade Posts Loss, Lowers Full-Year Forecast Again Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 5:38 PM ET
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    U.S. online brokerage E-Trade Financial posted a third-quarter loss Wednesday on higher loan-loss provision and write-downs in the value of securities holdings, and lowered its full-year forecast for the second time in a month

  • Ebay Rocks And Investors Roll: Here's Why Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 4:55 PM ET

    I can sum up eBay's third quarter earnings numbers in three little letters: w-o-w! The company reports 41 cents a share versus the 33 cents the Street was expecting. True, the 41 cents includes 4 cents in one-time tax benefits, but even without that, the company still beats by 4 pennies.

  • Apple Caves: iPhone Software Now Open For Biz Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 12:49 PM ET

    Steve Jobs has a message for third party software developers who have largely been shut out of the iPhone extravaganza: Call Us Up! In a sharp reversal to an earlier policy, and in an open letter from Jobs posted on Apple's web site, the company is now inviting software developers to create applications for the iPhone that would live on the iPhone's memory and not on the web.

  • EBay: Will It Keep Its Rally Going? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Check a chart of eBay these last three months and you'll see a company in rally mode; a rally that is continuing in a big way today and today's momentum comes from an ironic source. Earlier this quarter, eBay wrote down its Skype investment by about 50%...