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  • Tech's 'Horses' Hold Nasdaq Hostage in Bear Market Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 1:46 PM ET
    bull and bear outside frankfurt stock exchange

    Nasdaq's bear market is likely to persist longer than the pullback in the broader stock market unless the recently battered technology heavyweights make solid comebacks.

  • iPhone vs. BlackBerry: Apple Launches New Software Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    Apple will unveil a comprehensive set of tools for developers to create their own applications for the company's hot-selling iPhone, and then sell them on the iTunes web site.

  • Who Needs Tech Support? Workers Take Control Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:58 PM ET
    office worker at a desk

    Savvy office workers frustrated that their on-the-job computer tools don't function as smoothly as, say, an Apple iPod are taking matters into their own hands.

  • Apple: The LIVE Blog From Today's iPhone Event Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:01 PM ET
    Apple iPhone

    This is the post of the live blog I did today on the Apple iPhone event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Please enjoy reading it the first time or again if you were with me earlier today. It reads from my last posting at the top to the very first at the bottom of the page.

  • How Aspen's Rich Homeowners Get Bigger Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:51 AM ET

    Aspen, Colorado is a special place. And you need a lot of money to live here. There are 88 homes listed on the market for $20 million or more. Those are just the ones officially listed. But even here, the economic slowdown is starting to affect prices.

  • How The Rich Live: Dispatch from LAX Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    I'm flying to Aspen, where I will report live on Thursday about homeowners who sell each other "development rights" to get past the 15,000-square-foot limit for new homes. Because, for some, 15,000 square feet ain't gonna cut it. I'm about to take off from LAX. There are a lot of rich people on this plane wearing fur coats and talking about fundraisers. "I haven't even unpacked from Paris," one woman declares in a rush...

  • Yahoo's Microsoft Tactic: Delaying the Inevitable Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Yahoo

    When in doubt, delay! That appears to be the strategy at Yahoo, where the company's board has authorized a deadline extension for outsiders to nominate their own slate of directors, which would have been next week. The new deadline will now be 10 days after the company announces the date of its annual shareholder meeting. This clock indeed is ticking...

  • How the Very Rich Think and Spend Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:05 PM ET

    "When the economy gets tough, the mood changes for the wealthy first." So said Maryam Saghatelian, assistant VP for Cartier’s west coast operations.

  • Yahoo Scrambles to Fend Off Microsoft Deal Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 10:37 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo has extended a deadline for nominating candidates to its board, giving the struggling Internet pioneer more time to search for a white knight to help it fight off an unwanted takeover bid from Microsoft.

  • Yahoo Looks at New Way to Survive Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Yahoo has stepped up merger talks with AOL in an effort to avoid being taken over by Microsoft.

  • Yahoo, Time Warner Step Up Talks: WSJ Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 6:47 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo and media conglomerate Time Warner have stepped up talks to create an alternative to Microsoft's offer to take over the Web company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Sensei: Turn Your Phone Into a Health Partner Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    Are the Internet and your PDA or cell phone the future of health and wellness? A new company called Sensei thinks so.

  • Hollywood

    Hollywood and Silicon Valley couldn't be more different--from the clothes worn and cars driven, to the focus. Hollywood on content, Silicon Valley on new ways to do digital distribution. Hollywood's worried about losing control of digital revenues (which is exactly what the writers' strike was about) as well as piracy.

  • Mr. Jobs--Buy Back Apple's Stock Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Apple Buyback Program

    When it comes to Apple and the company's sagging stock price--and increasingly frustrated shareholders--it seems to me a solution is getting clearer by the day. Stock buyback.

  • As you might expect, my earlier post calling on Steve Jobs to announce a shareholder buyback at tomorrow's Apple spacer annual shareholder meeting, generated quite a bit of reader reaction. As we prepare to cover the meeting, I'm curious how many of you plan to attend...

  • Countrywide Cancels Second Florida Event Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | 1:23 PM ET

    Friday night Countrywide informed me that an employee sales event planned in April at an expensive Florida resort has been cancelled.

  • Google Worries Might Be Exaggerated Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 12:44 PM ET

    Google's comScore headache continues to resonate through Wall Street but a growing chorus of analysts are beginning to wonder whether this is really much ado about nothing. And when I say "much ado," I mean it, considering how much this report throttled Google stock.

  • Countrywide Chooses Sun Over Ski Trip! Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 10:06 AM ET

    I've been hearing from sources that Countrywide, despite cancelling an expensive ski junket to Colorado, is planning two even bigger events in Hollywood, Fla. Now comes confirmation from a source at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa that Countrywide has booked the location for two different events

  • Countrywide Responds to Report of Florida Junkets Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 9:38 PM ET
    Countrywide

    Regarding word I received of Countrywide planning junkets to a Florida resort, we received this reply from the company ...

  • So if you think your portfolio has problems, consider the plight of the Google guys and what they've been suffering since shares hit that high of $747 in early November. This has been a rough few months for legions of Google shareholders, but particularly hard on Larry and Sergey.

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