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  • Google to Open New Stock Option Market Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | 3:21 AM ET

    Google  employs a lot of brilliant minds, but even smart people have trouble figuring out how much their stock options are really worth.

  • Sabre Agrees to Be Bought for $4.5 Billion Tuesday, 12 Dec 2006 | 12:47 PM ET

    Sabre Holdings, owner of Web site Travelocity, agreed to be sold to private equity firms Silver Lake Partners and Texas Pacific Group for $32.75 a share in cash, or about $4.45 billion.

  • Yahoo! Opens Panama Ad System Upgrade to Newcomers Tuesday, 12 Dec 2006 | 6:49 AM ET

    Yahoo!  said on Monday it is opening up its new advertising system for testing by newcomers and potential converts from rivals, marking progress in its long-awaited upgrade.

  • Web Winners Predicted For Top Sales Week Monday, 11 Dec 2006 | 9:08 AM ET

    If you haven't finsihed your holiday shopping. Don’t worry: Gian Fulgoni is sure you’ll get to it today, Tuesday or Wednesday.

  • UK's Prudential Rejects Approach for Egg Monday, 11 Dec 2006 | 3:00 AM ET

    Britain's Prudential has rejected an approach for loss-making Internet bank Egg, the insurer said on Sunday, after the Sunday Times newspaper reported U.S giant Citigroup was considering a bid.

  • Jeff Jarvis, Founder, Buzzmachine.com Friday, 8 Dec 2006 | 5:30 PM ET

    The former TV critic and magazine editor turned Web journalist talks to CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about digital media's endless horizons, in an exclusive cnbc.com interview.

  • EU Clears AOL-Carphone Warehouse Deal Friday, 8 Dec 2006 | 6:32 AM ET

    The European Commission on Friday approved the acquisition of America On Line's British Internet access business by Carphone Warehouse Group, seeing no antitrust problems.

  • Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel spoke with Maria Bartiromo on “Closing Bell” today. Here’s a recap of what he said about a few of the issues facing his company. On today’s announced  restructuring: “I did this five years ago. There were a lot of people who thought it was insane. I reorganized the company – and at that time I put it around product – how we could get deeper with our very, very large audience.

  • Investors Not Shouting Yahoo! Over Changes Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | 3:24 PM ET

    Yahoo's trying--but Wall Street's not buying. Investors are not impressed with the web firm's management shake-up. Although Yahoo says the move is designed the make the company more productive, investors are punishing the company - pushing shares lower. Why is the market turning a deaf ear to Yahoo’s optimistic overtures?

  • Breaking News: Yahoo Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | 3:20 PM ET

    The writing was on the wall the moment Yahoo hired Hillary Schneider. The media executive from the former Knight Ridder was brought on to run Yahoo's new Marketplace initiative. But she wasn't to report to CEO Terry Semel, or even COO Dan Rosensweig. Nope, she would report to CFO Sue Decker.

  • Rob Frankel, Founder, RobFrankel.com Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 5:01 PM ET

    In an exclusive live interview on cnbc.com’s home page, the branding guru tells CNBC's Liz Claman what firms must remember to keep customer loyalty in 2007.

  • CNBC Exclusive: New Tool For Lower Escrow Fees Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 9:29 AM ET

    With the U.S. housing market slowing--consumers are starting to balk at some closing costs. They sometimes pay thousands of dollars in vague fees. In a CNBC exclusive on “Squawk Box”, Jane Wells discovered Lowerfees.com. The site launches today and hopes to create an open competitive place for real estate transaction fees.

  • Wii Seen As Holiday Sales Winner Monday, 4 Dec 2006 | 6:07 PM ET
    Nintendo Wii

    With Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation 3 crowding the videogame market, Nintendo’s Wii has plenty of competition. But the newcomer to the gaming console sector is doing just fine, IGN's Chris Carle told “Squawk Box.”

  • Wal-Mart Eyes iTune Turf Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006 | 5:45 PM ET

    Will DVDs go the way of vaudeville? Wal-Mart may be helping to speed up the digital revolution – and to drive hard-copy entertainment to extinction.

  • Shape Up, Ship Out Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 5:01 PM ET

    It killed eToys.  It’s the great equalizer between brick and click retail. It’s shipping – and when the U.S. Postal Service didn’t satisfy demand, the United Parcel Service and Fedex saw their opportunity.

  • Attn., Spielberg: Desperately Seeking Web Video? Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 1:55 PM ET

    Why pay to see Web video when you can get paid to submit it?  That’s the sales pitch from Break.com, which is battling better-known rival YouTube for dominance of the user-generated vid arena.

  • Cyber Monday Kicks Off Online Shopping Season Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 11:43 AM ET

    Cyber Monday – the official start of the online shopping season – kicked off today.  Analysts predict almost $460 billion in holiday sales are up for grabs this year, and retailers are boosting their search engine marketing budgets to draw in shoppers.