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Google confirmed that it is acquiring Feedburner, bolstering the Internet advertising leader's capacity to deliver media and advertising to blogs via Web syndication technology.
A new feature on Google Maps called Street View is raising concerns about privacy, reports CNBC's Melissa Francis. Street View provides a 360-degree, street-level view of sites from New York's Radio City Music Hall to the Las Vegas strip, along with just about any other address in those and three major cities, Francis said.
So here's what you don't see on TV. I covered the first ever web developer conference held by Google, a "coming of age" rite for a company that, well, came of age a while ago. No top executives were supposed to be there. They were all supposed to be at the D5 tech conference near San Diego. So you can imagine my shock when, as I ignorantly sat on my journalistic butt, producer Christine Egy ran up and said, "Sergey Brin just walked in!"
Google's YouTube has agreed to a deal with major music label EMI Group to give users of the video-sharing site broad access to music videos by EMI artists.
Is this video what the mortgage industry is coming to?? What about those new lending "standards"???
Yahoo Chief Technology Officer Farzad Nazem is retiring from the Web portal and search company after 11 years, effective June 8, the company and Nazem said on Wednesday.
Cramer is proposing something radical, even by Cramerica standards: Yahoo! and eBay should merge. If they joined forces, he thinks the end result could be a new Internet growth story and the first real threat to Google's dominance.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.
The chief financial officer of Baidu.com told CNBC that the China-focused Internet search firm is in the initial phases of a long-term growth story.
The parent of MySpace is buying the media-sharing site Photobucket for about $300 million, bringing together two of the Internet's most popular hangouts.
Apple said on Wednesday that Google's YouTube Internet video site will be available on its Apple TV set-top box.
Responding to continued speculation about being a possible takeover target, Palm CEO Ed Colligan told CNBC that "we're not focused on figuring out how to sell the company."
Cisco Systems is well-positioned to benefit from the Internet’s increased use of video, CEO John Chambers told CNBC.
Another day, another spate of Google headlines. Read them, and go no further and it looks as if this company is under attack from all sides: The Federal Trade Commission opens an anti-trust investigation; the company's multi-million investment in co-founder Sergey Brin's new wife's biotech start-up is raising hackles. Oh the horror!
Nostalgic for 1999-2000? Arnie Berman, chief technology strategist at Cowen, says it's a mistake to pine away for the the tech sector's glory days. He told "Squawk on the Street" viewers why they should forget the bygone "nutty time" -- and how they should play tech in the near future.
The Burlesque Hall of Fame is teaming up with Keep A Breast Foundation to raise awareness about breast cancer. Well, one can see how this is, as the burlesque organization says, "a match made in heaven."Now, to raise awareness, the Hall of Fame next month reportedly will host an art exhibit and auction featuring plaster breast molds of "legendary burlesque, pin-up and cheesecake queens." The museums founder, it turns out, died of the disease in 1991. Her name, Jennie Lee, was known as "The Bazoom Girl."
So, for the first time we are getting a clue about how much GlaxoSmithKline will charge for the over-the-counter diet pill Alli, at least at drugstore.com.According to the pricing on the site, where you can actually pre-order your Alli (it won't be available until next month), it'll cost about 83 cents per pill (60 capsules for $49.99). You're supposed to take about three a day, one at every mealtime. But if you buy in bulk (120 pills), the price goes down to about 62 cents apiece. Drugstore.com is also offering free shipping.
Mary Sue Williams says she doesn't own any personal stock--hard to believe considering she's one of the twenty finalists competing in the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. If she didn't own any before, she sure knows how to pick them now. She's currently in 5th place and out to win the $1,000,000 prize--with just two days to go. Mary Sue is a food server at a local Italian restaurant...(check out our slideshow for all the finalists)
Hey folks, here's one of our last contest stock reports. And it's somewhat appropriate we do so as we are coming back full circle to the start of the contest with Fremont General once again on the actives list based on their news about its reorganization, selling a unit, and installing new management. Here you go:
Well, like we said for the Million Dollar Challenge, today's trades will be big for the Second Chance Showdown players. But the players continue to outpace the Million Dollar contestants by over $500K in total portfolio value, though the $M finalists have narrowed the gap. Aric Fanzmeier's portfolio fell back below the $2M mark with a loss on ValueClick and Gamestop but he managed to hold onto first place for the third day. Jacob Swanson moves into second with a $411K gain on Fremont General. Both Aric and Jacob have bet on earnings for Thursday.
Here's a look at another of our CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Contest finalists--Chuck Chow. Chuck was one of our weekly winners and that enabled him to become one of the twenty finalists. He's a retired chemical engineer and lives in Bollingbrook, Illinois with his family. He invests in the market for personal, not professional, reasons. His strategy for his winning week was to "go all in on one stock. By the way be sure and check out our slide show on all the finalists.