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There seems to be a new wave of "hacker attacks"--aimed at your cell phones and BlackBerrys. But is there any way to protect yourself? On Today’s "Street Signs," Erin Burnett asked Ed English, with internet security firm Trend Micro and Anne Wallace from The Identity Theft Assistance Center. Ed English explained that hackers who break into computers are now targeting cell phones and mobile devices - anywhere that we’re storing personal information.
So much for CBS's spinoff from Viacom -- meaning that it's focusing on one business -- the eye is really trying to become a vertically integrated media company. First CBS says it's starting a movie studio -- making films to fill its cable TV slots (owning the content means no fees, more control) -- and now, CBS is starting a music business.
If you're not up to facing the crowds at the stores this weekend, and are thinking online shopping may be the way to go, be prepared for traffic of a different kind.
Spurred by the popularity of MySpace, News Corp. sites have overtaken Yahoo sites as the most viewed by U.S. Internet users, according to new industry data cited by News Corp. Tuesday.
Google employs a lot of brilliant minds, but even smart people have trouble figuring out how much their stock options are really worth.
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! 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.
If you haven't finsihed your holiday shopping. Don’t worry: Gian Fulgoni is sure you’ll get to it today, Tuesday or Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.