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  • Legg Mason to Back Yahoo if Deal Lowered: WSJ Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:23 AM ET

    A major Yahoo shareholder, Legg Mason, is ready to back Yahoo's effort to stay independent if Microsoft lowers its buyout offer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing an interview with portfolio manager Bill Miller.

  • Reader Poll: Internet Shopping Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 12:57 PM ET
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    Online spending is expected to rise a robust 17 percent this year, despite a sluggish economy that has bruised many brick-based retailers, according to an annual survey to be released Tuesday.

  • Eye in The Sky (Or Anywhere You Need It) Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET
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    Want to monitor the security cameras at headquarters while you're having dinner at home? Want to keep an eye on the kids while you're at your desk? Now you can. Richard Soloway, chairman and chief executive of Napco, explains his new service, i-See Video.

  • Online Spending Expected to Rise 17% in 2008 Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 12:22 PM ET
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    Online spending is expected to rise a robust 17 percent this year, despite a sluggish economy that has bruised many brick-based retailers, according to an annual survey to be released Tuesday.

  • Novellus Shares Fall on Profit and Sales Warnings Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Novellus Systems said Tuesday its first-quarter earnings would be lower than expected and its revenue would be at the low end of its forecast range, sending its shares down 5 percent.

  • Dell CEO Sees Better Days Ahead in '08 Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 8:02 AM ET
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    Dell expects to expand its profitability this year as the company shifts its resources to faster-growing emerging market regions, Chief Executive Michael Dell said Tuesday.

  • Yahoo's Rock and a Hard Place Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:07 PM ET
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    Talk about a tough position for Yahoo. The company is swiftly painting itself into a difficult financial corner and may find itself with no way out.

  • NBC Says Olympic Ad Sales Are "Golden" Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 2:50 PM ET
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    Protests about China's human rights record are slowing the progress of the Olympic flame. But they're not slowing NBC's ad sales for the big sports and television event this summer. NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker says that the company has sold 75 percent of its ad inventory for its Olympics broadcast and that pricing has been "incredibly strong."

  • Apple Earnings 'Kernels' Start to Pop Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 2:20 PM ET
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    You ever watch popcorn pop? The oil gets hot, the kernels start moving around, and then one pops. And another. And then pretty soon, it gets so hot that everything pops all at once. Check out what's going on today on Wall Street with Apple and you gotta wonder whether these are merely the first kernels to pop before the company reports earnings.

  • NHL Using Online "Net" To Get More Fans Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 1:04 PM ET
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    On Wednesday the National Hockey League Playoffs start, just as the league launches a new online digital network. The new seven-channel digital network on its web site makes it easy to flip channels (just like on TV) to navigate an unprecedented amount of hockey-related content.

  • Microsoft And Yahoo Turn Up The Heat On Each Other Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.

  • Alibaba May Accelerate Buyback From Yahoo Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 8:09 AM ET
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    Chinese Internet firm Alibaba is set to speed up plans to buy back a near 40 percent stake owned by Yahoo, as Microsoft threatens to go hostile with a lower bid for Yahoo.

  • Microsoft's Ballmer Sets Deadline for Yahoo Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 2:34 PM ET
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    Microsoft on Saturday gave Yahoo a deadline of three weeks to make a decision on its "generous offer,"  valued at $44.6 billion,  or else it will launch a proxy fight.

  • Microsoft Reviewing Offer For Yahoo; Shares Plunge Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 5:25 PM ET
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    Microsoft is re-evaluating its $31-a-share offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Friday.

  • Microsoft Reviewing Offer For Yahoo; Shares Plunge Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:40 PM ET
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    Microsoft is evaluating its offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

  • Microsoft: Walking Out On Yahoo Or Saber Rattling? Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:39 PM ET

    Amid the news that Microsoft spacer won't raise its bid, and therefore Yahoo spacer won't discuss a deal, there's word now that Microsoft may walk from the deal all together. Hmmmm, can you say saber rattling? The suggestion of a Microsoft walk-away made headlines...

  • Yahoo's Foot Dragging On Deal Could Cost Them Plenty Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 12:09 PM ET
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    What is the problem? I mean, seriously. Yahoo! has been sitting on a $42 billion unsolicited offer on the table from Microsoft for two months, and other than a bunch of caterwauling since, Yahoo hasn't done much one way or the other.

  • Apple: iTunes Now Biggest US Music Retailer Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 4:52 PM ET
    A music fan downloads files from a computer to an iPod in Paris, Tuesday, May 9, 2006. Apple Computer Inc. could negotiate new deals with record labels and artists to sidestep French government plans to open its exclusive iTunes music download format to rivals, under a draft Senate amendment to be voted on this week. (AP PHOTO/Jacques Brinon)

    Apple's iTunes online music store has surpassed Wal-Mart Stores to become the largest music retailer in the United States, the company said on Thursday, citing industry data.

  • Apple Becomes Top U.S. Music Retailer Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    Some of us knew it was going to happen; it was just a matter of when. Over the last few Apple events, it seemed as if Steve Jobs would always throw a graphic up on the big screen behind him to show the progress iTunes had been making against the traditional music retailers. Today, Apple finally lays claim to the industry's top spot: No. 1 music retailer -- surpassing Wal-Mart.

  • Dell's Cuts--And Problems--Go Deep And Deeper Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 2:11 PM ET
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    Is Dell running the risk of becoming the Yahoo! of the PC sector? Seems that way. The company has been spiraling, locked in fits and starts of recovery and morass for the better part of four years, and now there's word that already aggressive cuts and reorganization scenarios apparently weren't aggressive enough.