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  • Google reported earnings of $3.18 a share, handily surpassing analysts' expectations. The online search and Internet-based products company was expected to report a profit of $2.92 a share, according to a Thomson Financial consensus estimate, up from $1.54 a share last year.

  • Time Warner Reports 34% Increase In Fourth-Quarter Profit Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | 7:15 AM ET

    Time Warner profit jumped 34% in the fourth quarter, boosted by the sale of Internet access businesses in Europe and a deal that added new subscribers to its cable TV unit.

  • Vista Not "Playing Along" With Online Games Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 3:29 PM ET

    Microsoft’s Vista operating system has barely been on store shelves for a few hours and online gamers, a potentially big faction of Vista users, already have cause for concern. CNBC’s Jim Goldman had the story from Silicon Valley.

  • Java Trades Up--Coffee Goes Online Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 2:42 PM ET

    Coffee and computers: the modern business of both erupted simultaneously in the 1990s, born in Washington, Oregon and Northern California -- and riding out to conquer the rest of America and the world. So perhaps it's fitting that these two symbols of the pre-millennial new economy should come together at one nexus point: early next month, the trade in java is going....

  • Super Bowl XLI: Cancel It Or Lose Productivity Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 4:42 PM ET

    Huh? Cancel the Super Bowl in order to work better? Did you read this right? Well, it seems flu shots may help us stay on the job in winter, but if you really want to prevent lost productivity in January -- just cancel the Super Bowl. Un-American you say? Perhaps. But John Challenger told CNBC's Erin Burnett that the National Football League's annual orgy of touchdowns.....

  • Pogue & Kaplan (and Cooley): "Thumbs Up" For Vista Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 2:45 PM ET

    Okay--after five years in development and $6 billion spent, Microsoft is finally rolling out its new operating system at midnight tonight for consumers-as we've been telling you. So--will Vista “wow” consumers the way Microsoft promises it will? Brian Cooley of CNET.com, Jeremy Kaplan of PC Magazine and David Pogue of the New York Times...

  • Vista May Boost Profit--Or Drive Users To Macs Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 12:29 PM ET

    Midnight tonight marks D-Day for Microsoft. That's when the software leviathan will finally release Vista, the long-awaited reincarnation of its Windows operating system (OS). Will the long wait and big investment pay off? Jim Goldman and Darren Rovell report from Silicon Valley and New York City.

  • Silicon Valley Chasing Hollywood Box Office Dream Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | 4:49 PM ET

    Netflix is the latest player to provide movies via the web for users to watch on PCs or media center devices connected to their TVs, but it’s a crowded and confusing field.

  • News Corp Set to Launch MySpace.com China Venture Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | 10:22 AM ET

    News Corp. is finalising a deal with partners to launch a networking Web site venture in China within a few months, venture capital and Chinese government sources said on Friday.

  • Apple Vs. Microsoft: And The Winner Is.... Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 3:03 PM ET

    You know the great rivalries: dogs vs. cats, Yankees vs. Red Sox, Coke vs. Pepsi. Then there's Apple Computer vs. Microsoft. Two technology-sector observers joined "Power Lunch," to weigh in on the clash of these tech titans. Apple's Mac was its first big product but Richard Stice, hardware equity...

  • EBay Shares Jump on Solid Fourth-Quarter Earnings Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

    Shares of online auction giant eBay  surged after the company beat quarterly earnings forecasts, and its chief executive said the company's annual performance was boosted by a strong fourth-quarter and improving fundamentals.

  • Yahoo CFO Tells CNBC: Panama Launch Should Spark Growth Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 5:26 PM ET

    The chief financial officer of Yahoo said the company expects sales growth to accelerate in the second quarter as the company's new advertising system takes root.

  • EBay Profit Rises 24%, Exceeding Estimates Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 4:57 PM ET

    EBay reported fourth-quarter earnings of 31 cents a share, beating a consensus forecast of 28 cents a share.

  • Yahoo Profit Tops Forecasts; Revenue Climbs Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 3:30 PM ET

    Yahoo's revenue came in at $1.23 billion after subtracting advertising commissions that the company paid to its partners. That figure represented a 15% increase from the prior year and a 10% improvement from 2006's third quarter.

  • Forex Web Site "Bets" On Iraqi Dinar Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | 3:48 PM ET
    Iraqi Dinar

    Do you feel lucky? That's the question posed by Jeffrey Pasquarella's brainchild: BetOnIraq.com -- a Web site he founded to give brave investors the chance to buy Iraq's young currency. Pasquarella told CNBC's Erin Burnett that 4,000 customers have used the site's foreign exchange service over the past three years, with the "average customer".......

  • European Online Gaming Shares Decline Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | 10:02 AM ET

    Shares in European online gaming companies fell as much as 14% Monday on news that U.S. prosecutors had launched a probe into Internet gambling.

  • Dump Tech? Strategists Agree – And Disagree Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | 2:14 PM ET

    The 21st century’s version of the new economy is facing a tech meltdown. Or is it? Two experts weighed in on technology stocks for “Power Lunch.” Joseph Parnes, president of TechnoMart Investment Advisors, sees opportunity in market danger. He told CNBC’s Bill Griffeth that “institutions, pension funds” that took a beating on....

  • News Corp. not only has MySpace, but Fox has its biggest-ever premiere as the "American Idol" brand stays strong. Big ratings changes are afoot as the Sundance Festival gears up. And find out why Jessica Reif Cohen likes Time Warner.

  • Microsoft's Ballmer Not Impressed with Apple iPhone: CNBC Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | 1:37 PM ET

    Ballmer spoke at Rockefeller Center in New York to discuss a joint venture between Microsoft and Nortel under which the companies are introducing a raft of products and services aimed at delivering business communications over software and Internet networks.

  • LeBron James, Online Gambling & The Bleacher Seats Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | 1:41 PM ET
    Lebron James

    Over the past couple days, there has been much ado about Creative Artists Agency buying Leon Rose, agent of LeBron James, among others. If CAA thinks LeBron is coming along for the ride, I’d be very surprised   ...   I never thought I’d write this, but over the past year, the U.S. government has really managed to cripple the online gambling business. First, BetOnSports.com goes, after its CEO David Carruthers was arrested at an airport. Last week, PinnacleSports.com, the site known for the biggest limits and the quickest payouts, voluntarily closed up shop in the U.S. And now  ...    The Dodgers are opening up some bleacher seats and charging $35 instead of the usual $10, but they’re making them all-you-can-eat. About 3,000 fans will have the opportunity to shove their faces with as many hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn, nachos and sodas as they want ...