• DoubleClick Eyes Sale, Talks with Microsoft - WSJ Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 10:27 AM ET

    Online advertising firm DoubleClick is exploring a sale and is in talks with Microsoft and other potential suitors, according to people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site.

  • LG Electronics said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Google to offer the leading online search engine's products on its mobile phones.

  • Sportingbet to Move Operations Offshore Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 9:48 AM ET

    Online gambling company Sportingbet, which was forced to quit the U.S. after lawmakers effectively made the business illegal, said Wednesday it will transfer the group's operations to the Channel Islands.

  • EMI and Bertelsmann Settle Napster Litigation Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 3:21 AM ET

    EMI Group and Bertelsmann have reached a settlement on litigation stemming from the German media company's investment in music file-sharing software company Napster, the two companies said Monday.

  • Google Targeting Political Campaign: LA Times Sunday, 25 Mar 2007 | 11:12 PM ET

    Google has formed a political sales team that has held discussions with with political and advocacy group consultants to discuss ways Google can help these groups with their campaigns, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.

  • Vonage Shares Close at All-Time Low On Legal Setback Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    Vonage Holdings shares were hammered on Friday after a federal judge agreed to bar the company from using Internet phone technology owned by much bigger rival Verizon Communications.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Seeing The Story In The Details Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    Hung up on Vonage: It’s usually easy to recognize a story worthy of our immediate attention. It’s not always so easy to answer the questions that come up from the first few dribs and drabs of information. This is one of the key minefields one must traverse in the daily business of the Breaking News Desk.

  • Reading the Future in Palm's Latest Earnings Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 5:35 PM ET

    Palm topped Wall Street's third-quarter revenue expectations, and boasted 738,000 unit shipments, well above analysts' predictions of 700,000. But on Thursday, the maker of the Treo smart phone said earnings fell to $11.8 million, down from $29.9 million in the year-ago period -- and cut its outlook for the fourth quarter. David Garrity, director of research at Dinosaur Securities, joined "Closing Bell" to discuss what's wrong and right about the firm.

  • NBC, News Corp Team Up to Build Video Website Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 2:16 PM ET

    General Electric's NBC Universal And News Corp are creating an online video site to compete with Google's YouTube.

  • Electronic Arts Takes Stake in South Korea's Neowiz Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 10:54 PM ET

    Electronic Arts, the world's biggest game publisher, said on Tuesday it would buy a stake in South Korea's Neowiz for about $105 million and jointly develop games for Asian markets.

  • Former dot-com mogul Takafumi Horie was found guilty of securities laws violations and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on Friday, in a case that has come to symbolize the challenges Japan faces in policing rising startups.

  • Japan's Horie Found Guilty, Gets Jail Sentence Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 9:52 PM ET

    Takafumi Horie, the 34-year-old Internet entrepreneur who rattled corporate Japan with his celebrity lifestyle and brash takeover bids, was found guilty and sentenced to two years and six months in jail on Friday for his role in a securities fraud at his former company Livedoor.

  • Time Warner's AOL Withdraws TradeDoubler Bid Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 3:29 AM ET

    AOL Wednesday withdrew an estimated $900 million cash offer for Swedish online marketerTradeDoubler after failing to gain the approval of 90% of shareholders.

  • For those of you who know nothing of my past, I was the guy that brought competitive eating to ESPN, as chronicled in the book, "Horsemen of the Esophagus." I was the sideline reporter for two Nathan's hot dog eating contest telecasts and am one of the only reporters who the legendary Kobayashi recognizes by face.

  • Predicting the New MySpace for Sports and more... Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 2:12 PM ET

    The Financial Brackets:Let’s be honest, the reason why a Cinderella is a Cinderella at this time of year is because the mid-major team -- given how much less they spend and how much less they make -- shouldn’t have a chance to win. Yet the games are played and they do win -- see George Mason through to the Final Four last year...

  • Swisscom, the former state telecommunications monopoly, said Monday it offered to buy Fastweb, Italy's second-largest fixed-line phone company, for 3.7 billion euros ($4.9 billion) to expand into the Mediterranean nation.

  • Cramer's Full-Court Press Play Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | 6:26 PM ET

    There’s a better way to make money off March Madness than the office pool – and you probably have better odds when you’re watching Mad Money.

  • Shares of Yahoo  tumbled Friday amid reports that the Web portal's deal with AT&T to sell high-speed Internet access may be on shaky ground.

  • Jury Finds Vonage Infringed on Three Verizon Patents Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    The eight-member jury assessed Vonage $58 million in past damages and ordered it to pay a 5.5% royalty rate on Vonage sales going forward.

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    "The idea that Google has some edge because they've got super-duper rocket scientists may be a little antiquated now," said Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.