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Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs was asked by U.S. securities regulators to give a deposition in a lawsuit against the company's former general counsel involving stock options backdating, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.
EBay is exploding with all things O.J. In the past week, 770 Simpson-related items have been sold compared to 337 items in the three months before that time. Not everything is going to come to market, but I thought it would be fun to throw out the best of what might one day emerge.
Time Warner, the world's largest media company, will "look hard" in the next 12 to 18 months at possibly selling off its AOL dial-up Internet access business after doing the same in Europe.
Facebook had a pretty smart deal: get innovative kids to create applications for its site--the kind of cool functions that they want to use, which means higher traffic and more ad dollars. But now, Facebook is going to start compensating those innovators, launching a $10 million fund.
Online social networking phenomenon Facebook said on Monday its backers have created an unusual $10 million fund to dole out grants to start-ups with ideas for innovative Facebook applications.
So the media has spent countless hours talking about O.J. Simpson's latest--potentially being the ringleader in an armed robbery that involved taking items from a sports memorabilia store in Las Vegas. But I still haven't seen a complete list of what he stole.
Yahoo is testing an experimental social network service called Mash that makes it easy for Yahoo users to share tidbits of their lives with friends and family online, the company said on Sunday.
Idearc said Monday it is purchasing Switchboard.com and other online directory assets from InfoSpace for $225 million in cash.
This morning I'm in Seattle for the roll out Ford's Sync: a software program the automaker developed with Microsoft that will allow you to send and receive text messages through your car while you are driving. In many ways, it's the first true step toward making our cars and trucks internet portals. And I have mixed feelings about it.
Web site glitches and bad customer service are putting online sales at risk and sending potential customers into the arms of competitors, according to a U.S. study released Monday.
AOL, a unit of Time Warner, said Monday that it had expanded its deal with Hewlett-Packard Co beyond the United States and was realigning its advertising business.
Internet search company Yahoo has purchased news aggregation site BuzzTracker in a sale that closed earlier in the week, BuzzTracker Chief Executive Alan Warms said Friday.
Just a brief blog post this Friday to bring a smile to your face as we head into the weekend. We get myopic here at CNBC sometimes, covering the vagaries of Wall Street, interest rates, big momentum trends like mobile computing, all things Apple, social networking. Forgetting the fun.
“Power Lunch” is in San Francisco to focus on the role of of venture capital in the economy – from alternative energy to biotech to new media – and talk to major players in the field.
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding said Friday one of its databases was hacked and contact information for its more than 6.3 million customers was stolen.
Like the Ansari X Prize, which was claimed in 2004 by aircraft designer Burt Rutan and financier Paul Allen for a pair of flights by SpaceShipOne, the Google Lunar X Prize is open to private industry and non-government entities worldwide.
On the football field, running backs deliver yards. In a portfolio, RB stocks deliver dollars.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.
I have to admit I don’t know much about our nation’s Treasury Secretary. I do know that he followed orders from his boss today, and met with some of the country’s largest mortgage lenders. It’s all part of President Bush’s “Foreclosure Avoidance Initiative,” that he announced less than two weeks ago.
Fake Steve Jobs gripped the internet for months: Who was he? Why was he doing it? Was it really Jobs himself? Or someone else? It was a terrific mystery up until the day New York Times reporter Brad Stone unmasked Dan Lyons...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard. But now his startup is back in class, at Stanford University. Apparently the university has a new class called "Create Engaging Web applications Using Metrics and Learning on Facebook.