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  • Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (R) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shake hands as they meet at the Gorki residence outside Moscow, on October 1, 2012.

    With Facebook's stock down 40 percent, the company is going on the offensive.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- A Florida fund manager admitted on Tuesday to tricking investors out of $13 million by falsely telling them he had put their money in coveted shares of Facebook Inc and Groupon Inc before the Internet companies went public.

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    Google shares hit a fresh all-time high on Tuesday, catapulting the company to become the second most valuable tech company briefly, but one analyst sees a troubling long-term trend for the search giant.

  • Former Yahoo Chief on Marissa Mayer  Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 3:10 PM ET

    Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo, offers her own thoughts on her successor at Yahoo, Marissa Mayer.

  • Fla. man gets prison for NY investment fraud Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- A Florida mutual fund executive on Tuesday admitted that he lied when he promised investors early shares in companies such as Facebook and Groupon and spent their money instead on a lavish lifestyle that included pricey cars and jewelry.

  • Ad Week 2012: Digital, Display Ads Take Off Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    The annual Advertising Week conference is underway in New York and the big question this year is where are ad revenues growing and who's cashing in on that growth?

  • Zuckerberg Talks to Students in Russia  Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 11:59 AM ET

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Lomonosov Moscow State University on topics that range from Facebook and copyrights, to dropping out of school, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

  • Video shows US journalist held in Syria Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    BEIRUT-- An American freelance journalist who has been missing in Syria since mid-August has been shown in a video clip posted online, blindfolded and saying "Oh, Jesus" in a frightened voice in the custody of armed men. Tice, a 31- year-old former Marine, had been reporting on Syria's civil war for The Washington Post, McClatchy Newspapers and others.

  • LinkedIn seeks wider use with ability to "follow" Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Professional social network LinkedIn Corp will let its users "follow" and receive updates from people outside their personal contact list, a move that could entice users to spend more time on its website.

  • Stocks to Watch: KFT, C, KBH, LEN & More Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 8:09 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesdays morning movers.

  • REFILE-AOL launches video-sharing mobile phone game Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 1- AOL Inc entered the mobile gaming market with a social video guessing game available on Apple's iPhone that uses voice recognition technology to keep players from cheating.

  • *Windows, multiple versions of Android complicate decisions By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE, Oct 2- For Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com, and the clutch of other companies that hope to carve out a big slice of a mobile computing business currently dominated by Apple Inc, the future depends on people like Scott Porad.

  • STOCKHOLM, Oct 2- Syria's civil war has made Friday afternoons a busy time at Bambuser, a tiny Swedish IT startup in an old bicycle factory which streams live video from the latest uprisings.

  • Russian markets - Factors to Watch on Oct 2 Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:22 AM ET

    MOSCOW- The VTB Capital " RUSSIA CALLING!" MOSCOW- Russia's Deputy Agriculture Minister Ilya Shestakov holds a briefing. MOSCOW- Russia's monthly oil output and export and gas output data.

  • *Windows, multiple versions of Android complicate decisions By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE, Oct 2- For Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com, and the clutch of other companies that hope to carve out a big slice of a mobile computing business currently dominated by Apple Inc, the future depends on people like Scott Porad.

  • PRESS DIGEST - Financial Times - Oct 2 Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 8:55 PM ET

    Financial Times Headlines BANKS REAP PROFITS ON MORTGAGES AFTER QE3- CALL FOR BANK BONUSES TO BE PAID IN DEBT- GOOGLE MARKET CAP TOPS MICROSOFT- XSTRATA RECOMMENDS GLENCORE OFFER- FOUR CHARGED IN INSIDER TRADING DEALING CASE- WORKDAY EYES $3.8 BLN VALUATION IN IPO- BAKRIES TO SELL ASSETS TO REPAY LOAN- FRANCE THROWS COLD WATER ON EADS DEAL- SAC PLACES TOP MANAGER ON LEAVE- Overview BANKS REAP PROFITS ON MORTGAGES AFTER QE3.

  • Fewer than 1 percent of in-store sales tied to brand advertising campaigns on Facebook come from people who clicked on an ad, according to a new study that Facebook has conducted through a partnership with Datalogix, a data mining firm that tracks real-world retail sales.

  • Facebook's Executives: Stay or Go?  Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Discussing whether Facebook needs an executive shuffle, with Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital, and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider.

  • Sheryl Sandberg on Future of Facebook  Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg spoke exclusively to CNBC's Julia Boorstin on why investors should bet on the company for the long haul.

  • One is a major oil company, the other is a social media giant. One has a P/E below 10, and the other has a P/E above 120. One has risen almost 20% in the past three months, and the other has plunged almost 30%. But these two companies have at least one thing in common: On Friday the traders on CNBC's “Options Action” see them heading higher.