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  • How Cloud Technology Can Cut Energy Costs Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
    Professor Stephen Hawking

    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.

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    Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.

  • View From the Top: Executives See Profits in Cloud Tech Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET
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    Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.

  • Reducing Security Risks in Cloud Computing Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET
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    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.

  • Picking Up Value in Stocks   Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:38 AM ET
    Picking Up Value in Stocks

    Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners, and Harry Rady, Rady Asset Mgmt., discuss where to find growth in the markets.

  • Futures Gain After Jobless Claims Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 9:28 AM ET

    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.

  • Bailiffs From Brussels Not Welcome in Athens: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:32 AM ET
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    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 Markets at Crossroads on Signs of Slowdown Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
    Traders sit at their desks at the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong.

    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.

  • Blackrock Does Not Expect Double-Dip Recession Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 4:33 AM ET
    European Central Bank

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  • Disappointing UK Manufacturing Fuels Recovery Fears Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:28 AM ET
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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.

  • Asia, Europe Look to End US Credit Ratings Supremacy Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:18 AM ET
    Nanjing street shopping district.

    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.

  • Gossip and Rolling News Boost Twitter Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 12:04 AM ET
    Twitter

    Use of the internet-based messaging service Twitter is soaring, particularly from smartphones, according to new surveys and company executives, reported the FT.

  • Andreessen on LinkedIn IPO   Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 7:30 PM ET
    Andreessen on LinkedIn IPO

    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.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Bears Claw at Stock Market Gains Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:59 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    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.

  • Lightning Round   Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Worst Day for Dow and S&P Since August 2010 Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
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    Both the Dow and the S&P 500 kicked off the month of June with their worst-performing day since August 11, 2010.

  • Stocks Plunge Amid Global Recovery Fears Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 4:24 PM ET
    Expedia Cuts Deal with Groupon

    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.

  • Stop Trading: Cramer Asks, How Bad Is It?   Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 2:33 PM ET
    Stop Trading: Cramer Asks, How Bad Is It?

    CNBC's Jim Cramer sounds off on stocks he has in his crosshairs.

  • Mitt Romney's Bain Capital Investments: 5 of the Best Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
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    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.