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  • 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.

  • Amazon Approves $1 Billion Buyback Plan Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 10:29 AM ET

    Online retailer Amazon.com Friday said its board authorized the repurchase of up to $1 billion of the company's common stock over the next two years.

  • Q&A with Carmen: Are Internet Banks Safe? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 3:34 PM ET
    Carmen Wong Ulrich

    Question: I was wondering if internet banking is safe for consumers.  I have heard about them before and that some of them offer higher interest checking than most banks.  Is that true?

  • What Should Yahoo Do? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 3:12 PM ET

    Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Yahoo would marry the world's biggest software maker with a leading Internet media company, shaking up the online market.

  • Yahoo CEO Says No Decision Yet on Microsoft Bid Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 2:18 PM ET

    Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang told employees in an e-mail that no decision has been made about Microsoft's bid to buy the company for $44.6 billion.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Cisco's Outlook Ready To Set Tech Stage Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 12:35 PM ET

    If guidance and outlook have been the Achilles' heels of so many great-earnings-reports-gone-bad this earnings season, then the grand-daddy of them all could come at the close Wednesday when Cisco Systems reports its earnings.

  • Silicon Valley & The Election: Big $$$ Endorsements Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 11:34 AM ET
    Apple

    Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...

  • Sarah Silverman And The Snapple "Kissing" Video Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    How do I say this delicately? There is a very funny, irreverent, nearly obscene video on YouTube showing comedienne Sarah Silverman explaining to her boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel that she’s having an affair with Matt Damon. It made me laugh--very hard.

  • With all the attention we lavish on Google as it breaks through one stock-price plateau or another, it seems only fair to cover the company's stock as it retreats as well. Retreat might be an understatement.

  • Google Faces Uphill Fight In Blocking Microsoft Bid Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:14 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Google's effort to raise antitrust concerns about Microsoft's $42 billion bid for Yahoo has several flaws, analysts said.

  • Microsoft Plans to Borrow Money for Yahoo Deal Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:08 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft said Monday it may borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo.

  • Search: Arrogance +: Google Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:00 PM ET

    I read and re-read the blogpost from Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond yesterday -- distracted from the Super Bowl by the words on the screen because I couldn't believe what I was seeing. The real clash of the titans was unfolding -- not on the gridiron, but online.

  • Can Micro-Hoo Compete With Google? Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    Can Micro-Hoo Compete With Google?

  • Microsoft Sees Yahoo Accepting Bid Quickly Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 6:57 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft said Monday its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo was priced to make it easy for the company to accept, and it expects Yahoo's board and shareholders to agree to the buyout quickly.

  • Microsoft/Yahoo Deal Poses Antitrust Issues: Google Sunday, 3 Feb 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    Google Inc fired back Sunday at Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid to acquire Yahoo, accusing Microsoft of seeking to extend its computer software monopoly deeper into the Internet realm.

  • Justice 'Interested' in Microsoft-Yahoo Bid Review Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 1:03 PM ET
    Microsoft

    The Justice Department on Friday said it is "interested" in reviewing antitrust issues associated with Microsoft nearly $45 billion unsolicited bid for Yahoo.

  • Performance Scorecard - Yahoo, Microsoft and Google Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 12:43 PM ET

    With Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, here is a look back at how each has performed since their respective IPOs and how Google has compared...

  • Microsoft/Yahoo Merger Could Shake Up Web Market Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 11:31 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Yahoo would marry the world's biggest software maker with a leading Internet media company, shaking up the online market.