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  • Online advertising is the fastest-growing segment of the ad industry. Standard offerings like TV commercial and print ads are all trying to keep advertisers interested, but it's online ads that are measurable, offering complete accountability.

  • Google Floats 'White Space' Airwave Plan with FCC Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 1:04 PM ET

    Internet search engine Google gave U.S. regulators on Monday a proposal for allowing the airwaves between broadcast channels to be used for mobile broadband services.

  • March Madness: CBS Wins Any Way You Watch It Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 3:14 PM ET

    March Madness is underway. If you're an NCAA basketball fan, you're probably watching games wherever you are--even at work, with CBS streaming the games on more than 200 websites, including ESPN.

  • Apple Talks to Labels About Unlimited Music: FT Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    Apple is in talks with major music companies to offer customers free access to its entire iTunes music library in exchange for paying a premium for its iPods and iPhones, the Financial Times said.

  • Alibaba Seeks Buyers for Yahoo-Owned Stake Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 12:58 AM ET

    China's Alibaba is seeking investors to buy the 39 percent stake in the Internet company held by Yahoo, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said on Tuesday, outlining a plan to stop Microsoft from getting the Alibaba stock.

  • Adobe's Better Than Expected Day Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    After the bell Tuesday, Adobe announced better than expected revenues and earnings. First quarter revenue came in at $890 million, up 37 percent from the year ago quarter. During the quarter the company spent $1.25 billion repurchasing 33.3 million shares of its outstanding stock, putting its GAAP diluted earnings at 38 cents per share, beating the target range...

  • Yahoo Shares Up After Plan Calls for Strong Growth Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 8:53 AM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo Tuesday disclosed a three-year plan that it says will keep it ahead of Wall Street forecasts and should convince investors that a takeover offer from Microsoft Corp undervalues the company.

  • CBS Looks To Blogs And Social Networks For Revenues Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 3:51 PM ET
    CBS

    CBS has a couple strategies to make its shows widely available online. It's the only one of the major networks distributing its shows (ad supported of course) on YouTube. And nearly two years ago CBS created Innertube, the online video player on CBS.com that streams sports, news, and sitcoms.

  • TiVo/YouTube Team Up For Web TV Video Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:51 PM ET

    Here's the $64,000 question of the day: Do people really want to watch made-for-web content on their televisions? It didn't work when NBC picked up the web series "Quarterlife" to air on primetime--they're sending it over to Bravo.

  • If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.

  • Could Data Overload 'End' the Internet? Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 11:28 AM ET

    A research firm predicts that user demand for the Internet could outpace network capacity by 2011.

  • AOL to Buy Bebo Social Network for $850 Million Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    Time Warner's AOL Internet division said Thursday it will buy social network Bebo for $850 million in cash, bolstering its consumer Internet offerings even as the media conglomerate mulls splitting off the business.

  • Eliot Spitzer, Human Answering Machine! Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 2:05 PM ET

    Federal agents aren't the only ones who caught Eliot Spitzer on audio tape. So did we. Sort of. Veteran CNBC producer Steve North bought an answering machine and asked interviewees to record greetings for his machine. One who agreed was gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer. Click to hear his outgoing message!

  • Apple Breaks Tradition With iPhone SDK Release Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    It's unusual for Apple to issue press releases, but this was news the company probably couldn't wait to share: We knew that the software developer kit, the so-called SDK for iPhone, was likely going to be a big deal for the Apple community. And now we have some facts.

  • Google to Rule as EU OKs DoubleClick Buy Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 2:18 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    For Google, the European Union's ongoing scrutiny of its plans to buy DoubleClick has been an overhang on the stock since the deal was first announced. Today came the long-awaited EU blessing Google has been waiting for.

  • StickK.com: Take a Contract Out On Yourself Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 11:16 AM ET

    Want to lose weight, get a new job, stop smoking and floss every day? Whatever your goal is, let's face it: you won't do it without a serious incentive. At Stickk.com you can put your money where your mouth is and achieve your goals.

  • EU Approves Google's Buy of DoubleClick Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 10:04 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google won unconditional approval from the European Commission on Tuesday to buy rival Web advertiser DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, despite objections from rivals and privacy advocates.

  • Rupert Murdoch On Economy and Yahoo Bid Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 2:04 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch CEO of News Corp, spoke at Bear Stearns annual media conference today, weighing in on the U.S. economy. He said he's now "more pessimistic" about the economy. Though he also said that News Corp is well positioned to weather an economic downturn because only about 20 percent of the company's business comes from advertising...

  • Jobs: Some Are There For The Picking, America Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:49 PM ET

    Apparently the U.S. job market isn’t completely reverting to 10,000 B.C. The online job recruiting site Jobfox says some jobs are still in high demand: Software Development (I guess it’s not all going to India), Nursing, Accounting/Finance Execs (I bet!) Sales Reps, and Administrative Assistants.

  • Beatles And Apple Inc "Come Together" Over iTunes? Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    I'm skeptical. Let me just say that right out of the gate. I'm skeptical that Apple Inc. and Apple Corps have signed a deal to put the Beatles' 255 song catalogue on the iTunes web site. Don't get me wrong, I see the economies here and I know that everyone involved sees $$$ in their eyes