• Yahoo Profit and Sales Match Estimates; Shares Fall Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 6:33 PM ET

    Yahoo on Tuesday posted second-quarter earnings of $0.11 per share -- in line with estimates -- and flat with earnings per share of of $0.11 in the same period a year ago. Revenue for the three months ended in June rose 8% to $1.244 billion, compared with $1.123 billion in the second quarter of last year.

  • 2007 World Series of Poker Final Table

    The Final Table of the World Series of Poker begins today at 3 p.m ET. You can order it on ESPN.com for $19.95 and watch it live if you want. I’m not going to talk about specific names, so there’s no need to turn away if you don’t want to know who made it the finals. Enough of the disclaimers. Now let’s get to the point.

  • YouTube's iPhone Video: Or Should I Say "eyePhone?" Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    Google owns YouTube, the hottest platform for parodies. Here's my favorite take on Apple, and its new "eyePhone"...

  • Hackers Steal U.S. Government, Corporate Data from PCs Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 5:13 AM ET

    Hackers stole information from the U.S. Department of Transportation and several U.S. corporations by seducing employees with fake job-listings on ads and e-mail, a computer security firm said on Monday.

  • With Internet businesses set to report earnings this week, two analysts joined "Power Lunch" to discuss the likely performance of big names in the sector.

  • VeriSign Shares Fall on Restatement Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 3:18 PM ET

    Shares of VeriSign, which manages the ".com" and ".net" domain names registry, dropped Monday after the company filed its first-quarter financial report, which included restatements related to historical stock option grants.

  • Email Money Scams: Your Responses For My Reply Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 9:07 AM ET

    Last week I told you I got one of those international emails asking for help in dealing with money. You know, “I live in Nigeria and I’m looking for someone to help me locate $10 million my father left in a bank account.” The writing is usually contorted and only the most stupidly greedy among us would respond. The email I most recently received offered me a job helping a Malaysian company (selling something vague) make deposits in the U.S.

  • Google's Sergey Brin Turns Spotlight On To Media Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 5:42 PM ET
    Brin Sergey

    Ever what happens behind the scenes at high-powered events like the Allen & Co. Media conference in Sun Valley? We caught Google co-founder Sergey Brin behind a huge Canon camera questioning the paparazzi about their gear. Always curious, he wanted to know about camera settings and lenses. And he admitted that his favorite photography subject is the paparazzi itself, showing off some of his shots taken through trees.

  • I snagged Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone for a sit down interview during Allen & Co's day of tech panels. I was glad to catch him as last night, as Google Chariman and CEO Eric Schmidt told a bunch of reporters asking about Viacom's lawsuit against Google--that Viacom has "built its business on lawsuits."

  • Strap in because next week is going to be big for the biggest names in technology. We'll get earnings news on Tuesday from Intel and Yahoo; IBM and eBay on Wednesday; Microsoft, Google, Motorola and AMD on Thursday. Did you get all that?

  • Google Takes Swipe at Viacom, Talks Social Networks Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 2:11 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google took a swipe at media conglomerate Viacom, which is suing the Internet search leader and its video sharing site YouTube for $1 billion over "massive copyright infringement."

  • Nasdaq Heats up on Tech Rally Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | 7:51 PM ET

    Today wasn't an all-time high for the Nasdaq, but there were plenty of investors who snapped up shares of semis and networking stocks. More than a few big cap techs posted multi-year highs on bullish predictions ahead of earnings, which kick off next week.

  • CNBC: Google's Brin Says Won't Pursue Facebook Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    Google is not interested in pursuing an acquisition of Facebook, Google co-founder Sergey Brin told CNBC, though the entrepreneur left open the possibility that Google would be open to talks with Facebook if the social networking site made the first move.

  • At this point, most every business observer seems familiar with the anonymous Web antics of Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey. While corporate-law experts debate the legality of his acts, investors are asking what it all means for the company's value. Andrew Wilkinson, senior market analyst at Interactive Brokers, joined "Power Lunch" to offer the options market's view of Whole Foods.

  • Google's Brin: Not Interested In Facebook After All? Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | 2:58 PM ET
    Sergey Brin

    From the Allen Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho: I just spoke with Sergey Brin who, when asked if Google is interested in acquiring facebook, said " we don't look at companies for acquisition unless they are really interesting.". Then he said that while he thinks the company is interesting he said: "I think they are doing well on their own." He also said google wouldn't go after Facebook unless they came to "talk to us." And it sounded like they certainly haven't approached them yet.

  • Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reacts as his team plays the Phoenix Suns in Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference finals basketball game Sunday, May 28, 2006, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    CNBC asked billionaire dotcom entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and author of his own blog, to comment on the revelation that Whole Foods CEO John Mackay had anonymously posted comments about his company and its arch-rival on a Yahoo message board.

  • An amorous entrepreneur who created a "virtual bed" featured in Second Life, a Web site in which users can build their own Internet lives, is suing an unknown user for allegedly "stealing" the bed for his or her own virtual sexual fantasies. The lawsuit for copyright infringement is "inappropriate and unfair," said Andrew Langsam, an intellectual property lawyer at Pryor Cashman. He joined "Power Lunch" to talk about the nature of cyber-play.

  • Garmin: GPS Giant Keeps People On Track Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | 2:49 PM ET
    Garmin Nüvi® 350

    It's almost impossible to get lost in Olathe, Kansas. Why? Because that's the home of global positioning system (or GPS) giant, Garmin. The publicly-traded Garmin, founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao (Gar, as in Gary, Min as in Min, make 'Garmin') one of the fastest growing 'personal technology' companies in the world.

  • AOL

    Averting a looming court battle over how it has been handling the exodus from its Internet dial-up service, AOL has agreed to make it easier for its remaining customers to leave as part of a $3 million settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Spam Scams: A "Boisterously Thine" Response Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | 8:50 AM ET

    Have you been the lucky recipient of one of those overseas emails seeking "help" in locating some missing millions or "advice" in investing a bazillion dollar windfall? The writer is always looking for a nice, honest American--like me. They clog my inbox at work no matter how many filters I put up. Now someone is writing back. Tony Phillips is doing via email what some of us used to do on the phone in the pre-"do not call" days--talk a telemarketer to death in a fiendishly circular conversation.