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  • Yahoo-Google Revised Deal Still Unlikely: Analyst Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 5:12 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    The new search advertising deal between Yahoo and Google is unlikely to win U.S. antitrust approval, and therefore may open the door to a new bid for Yahoo from Microsoft, an analyst said.

  • Inside Google's 'Unofficial' Hiring Freeze Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 3:31 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google, one of the nation's great growth engines for employment, has essentially stopped hiring for the last month, according to several executives at the company.

  • Yahoo, Google Revise Deal in Hopes of Approval Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 5:54 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    Internet search leaders Yahoo and Google have given the Justice Department a revised version of their search advertising partnership in hopes of winning antitrust approval, a source close to the discussions told Reuters.

  • Intel's Warning Overblown—Shares Oversold Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 3:43 PM ET

    Intel's third quarter 10-Q seems dire enough, unless of course you understand the company's business and follow the comments it has consistently been making since it reported its earnings a couple of weeks ago.

  • Google, Yahoo Partnership May Not Materialize Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 8:12 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    The word's out that a partnership between Google and Yahoo appears less likely. This  follows weeks of speculation that the deal was falling apart.

  • The Most Valuable Sports Ticket Stub Ever? Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 9:08 AM ET
    World Series 2008

    With B.J. Upton tying the game in the top of the sixth and Game Five suspended due to the rain, the only people getting into the game the next time this thing is played are those who held onto their stubs.

  • Yahoo May Unveil Plans for New Nebraska Facility Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 3:17 AM ET

    Yahoo is expected to unveil plans to build a new facility in Nebraska on Friday, just days after the California-based Internet company announced it will cut at least 1,500 workers as it deals with the economic downturn.

  • Yahoo Profit Matches Forecasts; Firm Plans Job Cuts Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    Yahoo reported a profit that declined from last year but matched analysts' expectations. The Internet advertising firm also said it will cut 10 percent of its workforce.

  • Honda's Hydrogen Car Smooth But Has Hindrances Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 10:54 AM ET

    For years, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been the far-off technological bets of the auto industry — the car that holds the promise of gasoline-free driving.

  • Google Beats Expectations, Sending Shares Higher Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 5:18 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google reported a profit that easily outpaced analysts' forecasts, and the company's shares jumped in extended trading.

  • Turning Fantasy Sports Games Into A Living Reality Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 3:08 PM ET

    Jeff and Diane Suber live in a house that fantasy built. Their house in Frisco, Texas, was funded in part by Jeff taking home first place and $100,000 in Rotohog.com’s fantasy baseball contest last year.

  • EBay Profit Tops Forecasts, but Outlook Disappoints Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 5:22 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 reversed last year's loss and beat analysts' expectations, but a weak outlook disappointed investors.

  • Apple As Wall Street Whipping Boy Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 12:19 PM ET

    Apple Inc. is fast becoming the poster boy for all things that are wrong with Wall Street right now, and that in itself might represent an opportunity for the savvy investor willing to play the odds instead of curling up in a ball and letting traders kick them in the head over and over again.

  • Ad Spending: Just How Bad Is It Going To Get? Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    As the global financial crisis continues, the advertising environment for the near future is looking increasingly grim. Next year already faced tough comparisons with this year's Olympics and political ad spending, but now with the economy in flux (and that's putting it nicely) the ad industry is going to be in bad shape.

  • Yahoo And Google Holding Back On Ad Deal Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 1:36 PM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    For months I've been covering Yahoo and Google's planned advertising partnership and the controversy surrounding it. After Google CEO Eric Schmidt said they're moving ahead with the partnership even without DOJ approval, the companies are changing their tune.

  • High Tech Can Put You At High Risk Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 11:40 AM ET

    People are putting more sensitive personal information online and with the growing use of mobile devices, there’s more risk than ever. While many people are aware of the high-tech threats, they may not be aware of how they’re exposed.

  • EBay Fails to Think Outside The Box Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 11:19 AM 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)

    Rumors of the eBay layoff that became official this morning have been circulating for weeks, but the added headlines of attempting to turn this company around by building on its strengths is quixotic at best.

  • Music Royalties Stay Steady--With One Big Change Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 12:51 PM ET
    Music Cd's

    There's been plenty of debate about whether the century-old music royalty system should be entirely overhauled to keep up with the realities of digital distribution.

  • New Digital Music Payments: Are They Enough? Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 12:04 PM ET
  • MySpace Music Launches, Challenging iTunes Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 12:03 PM ET
    MySpace

    MySpace, owned by News Corp, has made deals with the four music giants, EMI Group, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, and Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which are also equity partners in the venture.