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  • Google: Why It's Good To Be Them (Almost $600/Share) Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 4:57 PM ET

    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.

  • Florida's "Non" Flipper: His Maserati Is In The Shop Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 4:54 PM ET

    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.

  • Political Ads: Lots Of Spending But Who Benefits? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 9:16 AM ET

    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.

  • Judge Allows Blind Class Action Against Target Web Site Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 5:39 AM ET

    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.

  • Crunching the Numbers on ComScore Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 7:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Customer Catnip? 'Fetchback' Promises Stickier Sites Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 1:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Ebay Has Empty Bid With Skype "Hype" Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    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 to Battle 'Web Search Fatigue' Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 10:49 AM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    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.

  • Radiohead

    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.

  • TV Firm Belo to Spin Off Newspaper Business Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 3:18 PM ET

    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 Sees $1.4 Billion in Charges on Skype Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 1:18 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 said Monday that Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder and chief executive of its Internet telephony unit Skype, has stepped down.

  • WaMu: Leading The Way Or Stating The Obvious?? Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 11:23 AM ET

    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.

  • Facebook Could Face Consumer Fraud Charge Sunday, 30 Sep 2007 | 5:12 PM ET

    The social networking Web site Facebook has been warned that it could face a consumer fraud charge in the state of New York.

  • Criticism over Google-DoubleClick Deal Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 8:36 AM ET

    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.

  • DigitalLife: Some Really Cool Gadgets Here Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 1:23 PM ET
    Spykee Robot

    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.

  • Microsoft Revamps Windows Live Search, Eyes Google Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 5:07 AM ET
    Microsoft

    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.

  • D.R. Horton: It's Now Down To The Highest Bidder? Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 2:57 PM ET

    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 Wins Mobile WiMax Chip Deal With Nokia Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 1:48 PM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    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.

  • Sprint Says Jury Finds Vonage Infringed on Six Patents Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    A U.S. federal court jury found that Vonage infringed on six Sprint Nextel patents, according to Sprint spokesman Matt Sullivan.

  • Facebook: Is It Really Worth Microsoft's Offer? Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 1:38 PM ET

    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.