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While growing computing demand will mean more energy consumption, wider use of cloud computing technology will prove to be a net benefit to the environment over the longer term, say industry watchers.
Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.
Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.
Security breaches highlight the need for cloud customers to perform better due diligence and for a standard set of best practices to instill confidence that data will be handled reliably.
Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners, and Harry Rady, Rady Asset Mgmt., discuss where to find growth in the markets.
Futures held slight after news of a slight dip in jobless claims that fell short of expectations. The firmer tone comes a day after the market suffered its biggest losses since last August as investors waited for more clues on the strength of the economy ahead of Friday's government jobs report.
The Greek people's reaction to the implemented austerity measures should not be ignored, warned Alastair Newton, managing director and senior political analyst at Nomura.
Asian stocks saw some heavy selling on Thursday, following signs of an economic soft-patch in the United States. But fund managers and traders remained divided over whether it was time to switch away from stocks and pile into safer, fixed-income securities.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
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The latest numbers for UK manufacturing showed a continued weakening, prompting concerns that the economic recovery is likely to be more protracted than forecasts have suggested.
Privately, European officials and analysts have been complaining that the bulk of the main rating agencies – two out of three – are based in the US and not always objective when it comes to rating European countries. In Asia and Europe, officials are looking for solutions.
Use of the internet-based messaging service Twitter is soaring, particularly from smartphones, according to new surveys and company executives, reported the FT.
There is no real sign of a social media bubble, but there are some companies out there with strong growth potential, according to Marc Andreessen, Opsware Inc. co-founder and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Economists also slashing second-quarter U.S. GDP forecasts to the 2 percent range but have not changed the second-half outlook yet. A big concern is that if the markets remain rocky, or the negatives start really denting sentiment, the slowdown could become self-fulfilling.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Both the Dow and the S&P 500 kicked off the month of June with their worst-performing day since August 11, 2010.
Stocks sank more than 2 percent Wednesday, following several economic reports that confirmed a struggling recovery and after Moody's downgraded Greece's bond ratings deeper into junk status.
CNBC's Jim Cramer sounds off on stocks he has in his crosshairs.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign will focus on his executive experience in the Massachusetts statehouse, but the former Bay State governor and GOP presidential hopeful's calls as co-founder of Bain Capital have had a much bigger impact on the American consumer so far. ...A report from TheStreet.