The US needs to take a stand on the free flow of data across borders to protect e-commerce as we know it, say Reps. Lee Terry and Peter Welch.» Read More
There may be a few party-planners at Google looking for work this morning. By now, you've heard the story, I'm sure, but for scene-setting purposes, here's the rub: eBay prepares to host its massive "eBay Live!" event in Boston this week, with 10,000 of the company's most rabid users getting together to celebrate their online lives and businesses. It's no secret that some eBayers continue to be upset about fees their paying the company and eBay's regular fee hikes.
Advertising in China will become more and more important as products are peddled to the growing middle class. Here are two spec plays on the trend.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.
Shareholders at the annual meeting of Yahoo voted down proposals to control executive pay and challenging the company's human rights policies in China, a supervisor of the votes said on Tuesday.
"Value" and "growth" mean different things to different analysts. Two fund managers, Turner Investment Partners' William McVail, and Putnam Investments' David King, explained to "Morning call" viewers how they define the investment terms -- and named the stocks they like.
At Yahoo's annual shareholder meeting today, CEO Terry S. Semel is expected to face criticism for the stock's recent performance."I think that there's been a complete mismatch in the CEO's pay package and the performance of the stock over the last three years," Susquehanna Financial Group Internet Analyst Marianne Wolk said on "Squawk on the Street."
Yahoo! is a top Internet destination -- but that hasn't brought bliss to all of the Web portal's shareholders. One particularly disgruntled stockholder is Eric Jackson, president and CEO of Jackson Leadership Systems. He explained to "Closing Bell" viewers why he intends to hold Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel's "feet to the fire" at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.
Google's privacy practices are the worst among the Internet's top destinations, according to a watchdog group seeking to intensify the recent focus on how the online search leader handles personal information about its users.
This is a video clip from CNBC's Street Signs of June 8, 2007. CNBC's Erin Burnett discusses a move to make Internet gambling legal in the U.S. with Lawrence Walters of Weston, Garrou, DeWitt and CNBC Reporter Hampton Pearson.
Sony's TVs may dominate the market, but TV isn't the stable world it used to be. People watch more and more TV content on their computers, and new players like Apple (with its iTV) and Microsoft (with downloads sold over its XBox 360) are pushing into the space. So Sony's tactic is to make their TVs more like computers-- the 18 new Bravia TVs they launched today are all Internet enabled.
Keith Wirtz, president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes the market is poised to move higher despite rising oil prices and the possibility of higher interest rates.
Ebay wants to auction anything and everything, and now it's using its auction technology to create an efficient ad sales system to compete with Google, which dominates the online ad sales space. Starting today eBay is going to start brokering radio advertisements. Working with Bid4Spots (quite the obvious name) some 2,300 radio stations will auction airtime through eBay media marketplace. Ebay profits by taking a piece from advertisers payments.
Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.
After weeks of seeing various market indexes set records, it’s not unusual to see my magic market spreadsheet “go green” -- an expression coined, because when an index or stock exceeds some prior high, the spreadsheet is rigged to display “new record” in green. However, Google’s move to a record high today was unusual...
Roger McNamee, managing director and co-founder of private equity firm Elevation Partners, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that he believes Palm represents the future of hand-held communications technology.
Shares of Google reached an all-time record in intraday trading on Tuesday following positive comments from a handful of analysts.
Carphone Warehouse posted a near 10% in its fiscal full-year profits after losing some 70 million pounds ($140 million) in the U.K.'s ultra-competitive broadband market.
Entrepreneurs behind Silicon Valley startup Lala.com hope to transform the CD-swapping site into a music portal where members can download songs directly to their iPods, bypassing the computer hard drives where most music is stored.
Qwest's claim in television, online, and newspaper advertisements that its Internet service is as fast or faster than Comcast Corp. is being challenged in court by the cable and broadband provider.
Internet television service Joost named former Cisco senior executive Mike Volpi as its new chief executive on Tuesday, choosing a telecom veteran to lead the company as it courts big media to show programming on its site.
Videos on Liveleak.com make “YouTube look like Sesame Street,” CNBC’s Jane Wells told “Power Lunch.”LiveLeak offers clips like Saddam Hussein’s hanging and the rescue of Jessica Lynch before they’re available on other major video sites. The most popular, for instance, come from U.S. soldiers and marines, offering a raw glimpse of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.