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  • As Internet Turns 40, Barriers Threaten Its Growth Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 4:34 AM ET

    Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other easy-to-use applications that have drawn more than a billion people online.

  • Intel's Rising Tide Friday, 28 Aug 2009 | 10:57 AM ET
    Intel

    I don't think you can over-estimate the significance of Intel's revenue expectation revision this morning: The new mid-point of $9 billion is a half billion dollars more than the $8.55 billion the company originally anticipated.

  • More Buzzwords from Readers Friday, 28 Aug 2009 | 3:58 AM ET

    "Leverage" was the most overused business buzzword this year, followed by "reach out" and "it is what it is," according to a survey released Friday. CNBC.com readers sent more examples:

  • Dell Delivers, and Big Thursday, 27 Aug 2009 | 4:28 PM ET
    Dell

    To say there was optimism heading into the Dell earnings this evening would be an understatement, with shares up about 33 percent over the past few months. 

  • Vonage Shares Surge On Hopes for VoIP Growth Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 6:30 PM ET
    Vonage

    Vonage Holdings Corp.  shares surged more than 35 percent Wednesday on growing views the company would survive despite skepticism over its business model. The stock has climbed more than 300 percent in the last week, a rally that has surprised analysts.

  • Dell's On Deck; Tough Times Ahead? Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 2:18 PM ET
    Dell

    I'm reading the analyst comments on Dell just like many of you, and I'm scratching my head:  Broadpoint AmTech's Dinesh Moorjani has a "buy" on these shares, recently upgrading the stock because of an improvement in the personal computer environment. 

  • 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.