Dreams of a merger between AOL and Yahoo haven't vanished, but investors will need to wait for a series of events to unfold before getting their wish.» Read More
So close, but so far yesterday, and now it appears investors will have to wait a little longer for Google to hit that magic, $600 a share milestone. This isn't quite "Dow 10,000," but the numbers are nothing short of staggering.
I'm on day two of my shoot for "Business Nation," focussing on just what caused the Miami condo market to rise and fall so fast. Today, I met Mark Zilbert, founder of condoflip.com, which he has of course renamed condosupercenter.com.
The numbers are in and it was a rich third quarter for candidates--Hillary Clinton's campaign raised $27 million in the third quarter, beating Barack Obama, whose campaign raised about $20 million over the same time period.
A federal judge in California certified a class action lawsuit against Target brought by plaintiffs claiming the discount retailer's Web site is inaccessible to the blind, according to court documents.
This "Nielsen of the web" helps advertisers make money. Now the company is doing that for investors.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.
Internet choices are dizzying -- but Fetchback says its technology can bring customers back to your Web site. Chad Little, Fetchback founder, tells CNBC's Bill Griffeth how it works.
I remember when eBay bought Skype for that staggering $3.1 billion and scratching my head, wondering what the connection was. I remember talking to CEO Meg Whitman soon after the deal was announced, listening to her tell me that Skype would make as much sense and be as important to eBay as PayPal was. I remember nodding, listening.
Yahoo is making Web search faster by introducing new ways of predicting what users are looking for, while seeking to keep pace with rivals by including video, audio and picture results as answers to text searches.
Pricing Rules? Radiohead, the British band, is ignoring them entirely. Now that the band has fulfilled its relationship with EMI music label and is on its own, it's letting its fans decide how much to pay for its new 10-song album. The new album called "In Rainbows" will initially be only available on the band's Web site. And fans name the price.
Belo said Monday it plans to spin off its newspapers -- which have been struggling to keep readers and advertising dollars -- into a new company that will operate separately from its 20 television stations.
EBay said Monday that Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder and chief executive of its Internet telephony unit Skype, has stepped down.
So I just received a press announcement from Washington Mutual, “unveiling a new, industry-leading standard for mortgage brokers” with whom they do business. Ok, great I say! Good for you guys, implementing new groundbreaking standards to clean up the mortgage business once and for all. I read on.
The social networking Web site Facebook has been warned that it could face a consumer fraud charge in the state of New York.
Google, the world's Web search leader, said Thursday it was unlikely U.S. antitrust authorities would seek to impose conditions on its $3.1 billion acquisition of advertising company DoubleClick.
It's a consumer electronics invasion here at the Javitz convention center in New York City. 50,000 consumers will attend what's being billed as the biggest electronic expo FOR shoppers. Unlike the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open only to the industry, everyone is welcome at DigitalLife.
Seeking to narrow the gap with Google, Microsoft unveiled a retooled Web search service that aims to deliver more relevant results and combines text, video and other information onto a single page.
Forgive me for posting a little bit late today, but I’ve been waiting for a call back from the press contact at D.R. Horton all morning, and now that it’s afternoon, I’ve decided to give up. I called the company (three times) to ask for a bit more information regarding an auction of 53 new D.R. Horton-built homes in San Diego this weekend.
Intel said on Wednesday it had won a mobile WiMax chip order from the world's top cellphone maker Nokia, which will use its semiconductors in Internet-focused devices from 2008.
A U.S. federal court jury found that Vonage infringed on six Sprint Nextel patents, according to Sprint spokesman Matt Sullivan.
Rumors are flying about Microsoft's interest in investing in a 5% stake in Facebook--a stake that would value the social networking upstart at some $10 billion dollars. Viacom and Yahoo have both made bids for the company, Google is reportedly interested (though co-founder Sergey Brin told me back in July that they weren't pursuing Facebook) and now Microsoft's offer is shaping up.