• Can eBay "Auction Off" Google? Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    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.

  • EBay to Auction Advertising on U.S. Radio Stations Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 4:14 AM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    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.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Google's Tuesday Surprise Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 6:15 PM ET

    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 Profit Down on Broadband Losses Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 9:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Lala.com to Send Songs Directly to iPods Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 7:41 AM ET

    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 company headquarters in Denver, Colorado.

    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.

  • Joost Names Former Cisco Executive New CEO Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Dell "Dude" Taking A Bite Of The Apple? Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 3:59 PM ET
    Benjamin Curtis

    Remember Ben Curtis? He's the actor who played Steven, the "Dell Dude," the only memorable Dell ad campaign ever. Curtis was eventually phased out--he wanted to move on, and there was also the little matter of getting arrested for trying to buy marijuana. Since then, Curtis has done a little of this, a little of that. He was hired to promote Gameznflix, an online game and DVD rental company.

  • YouTube, Hearst-Argyle Agree Local TV Deal Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 3:00 AM ET

    YouTube said on Sunday it has reached a revenue-sharing deal with Hearst-Argyle Television whereby local TV stations will be paid when users of the video-sharing site watch their programming.

  • Know Your IPO: Limelight Networks Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 6:56 PM ET

    The “next Akamai” should make people a lot of money – even if it’s not the next Akamai.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.

  • Internet Entrepreneur Offers Online Booze-Up Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 4:32 PM ET

    Steven Cohn, founder of BuyYourFriendADrink.com, started his business with an “aha” moment: One afternoon, Cohn’s friend called with great news: “I wanted to take him out to celebrate, but he was in Texas… So, when I hung up the phone, I wrote up the business plan.” That’s how the interactive Web site came about, he told CNBC's Erin Burnett on "Street Signs."

  • Praise and Concern for Google's Street View Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 4:16 PM ET

    Is Google's new Street View feature violating the U.S. Constitution? Taking up the issue on "Street Signs" were Edward Jurkevics, Internet mapping and imagery consultant for Chesapeake Analytics, and John Gapper, chief business commentator at the Financial Times.

  • Google Buys Web Feed Distributor FeedBurner Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 3:14 PM ET

    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.

  • Google Co-Founder Caught "Off Guard" Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 10:39 AM ET
    Brin Sergey

    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!"

  • YouTube, EMI Group Enter Video-Sharing Deal Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 2:42 PM ET

    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.

  • Sex for Mortgages? Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 1:05 PM ET

    Is this video what the mortgage industry is coming to?? What about those new lending "standards"???