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  • I went back and forth on writing this blog, trying at once to walk that line between demolishing a cover story, and giving it more attention than it deserves. But alas, those are the struggles of today's reporting. My angst comes from an appearance I did earlier today with Adam Penenberg, a contributing writer with the magazine "Fast Company..."

  • RTP, Then CM With Your Thoughts Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 12:57 PM ET

    I think it probably all started with "Jeep," the army's shortened nickname for the "general purpose" vehicle. And when it comes to the military, I get it: time is money, lives are at stake. If you can shorten things, make language quicker, communications easier, it just makes sense.

  • Motorola's Zander to Step Down as CEO Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 11:32 AM ET
    Ed Zander, chairman and CEO of Motorola, speaks at a news conference in New York Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006. Sprint Nextel announced that the company will use an emerging technology called WiMax to build a new high-speed wireless network. The company said the new network, expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2007, will provide consumers with wireless Internet speeds on par with DSL and cable TV modems. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Motorola, which has been fending off criticism from shareholder Carl Icahn, has named Greg Brown as its chief executive, replacing Ed Zander, who will remain chairman until the company's annual meeting in May.

  • Google Gearing Up For "Wireless Warfare" Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    It's official: after months of speculation and posturing, Google will indeed bid for the 700Mhz wireless spectrum coming to auction at the end of January. I have written about this before, suggesting such a bid was likely even though Google didn't get all it was looking for after lobbying the FCC for freer, more open networks.

  • Have We Hit a Bottom? Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | 7:28 PM ET

    If the way events played out in 1990 is any indication, Cramer says yes.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.

  • FCC's Reaction To Verizon's Open Network Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 3:34 PM ET

    Thought you might find this interesting. It's from the FCC and as it says, it's the official statement from Chairman Kevin J. Martin on Verizon's open network plans: CHAIRMAN MARTIN’S STATEMENT ON VERizon Wireless’S PLANS TO INTRODUCE AN “ANY APPS, ANY DEVICE” OPTION FOR CONSUMERS IN 2008.

  • Verizon's Open Access Network: Will Industry Follow? Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 11:24 AM ET
    Verizon

    Verizon's news today that it will offer "open access" to its wireless network is a shot across AT&T's bow, and could be the first major step toward opening what has developed into a kind of "Kremlin" for connectivity. Verizon says by the end of next year, customers will be able to use any wireless device and software applications on its nationwide wireless network that are currently unavailable today.

  • Why Synchronoss Matters Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 10:40 AM ET

    You may not even know the company exists. But it's quietly reaping the rewards of the lucrative mobile phone business.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.

  • Yahoo Can't Cope with Cyber Monday Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 4:38 PM ET
    Yahoo

    News doesn't get worse than this for a company like Yahoo. On a day that's arguably one of the most important for online shoppers during the holiday shopping season, the so-called "Cyber Monday," Yahoo's shopping and transaction algorithm appears to be down.

  • Intel's New, Smaller Chip Could Make Company "Bigger" Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 12:57 PM ET

    Chalk one up for Intel Corp. The world's largest chipmaker is out to get bigger by getting smaller, thanks to the release today of its new "Penryn" family of microprocessors. These are the first to rely on a material called Hafnium, instead of the tried-and-true silicon that gave Silicon Valley its name

  • Qualcomm CEO Sees Strong Demand, But Shares Fall Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | 11:46 AM ET

    Qualcomm Chief Executive Paul Jacobs is telling one story; shares of his company seem to be telling another. "Business is actually going quite well," Jacobs told CNBC Friday morning, although shares were down as much as 7 percent Friday in a broad technology sell-off.

  • Cisco: Why Investors Have To Be Patient Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 5:03 PM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Good, but not good enough. Cisco shares are on the decline after market after the company reported a nice top and bottomline beat. Trouble is, shares have jumped 14% over the past quarter, 38% over the past year, and with a run like that, it appears the Street was looking for something a whole lot better.

  • Google Goes Mobile With "Android" Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 1:11 PM ET

    Another big day for Google and its shareholders, thanks to Sanford C. Bernstein and its new $850 target on the stock. This of course comes a week after David Garrity at Dinosaur Research unleashed a $985 target.

  • Telco’s Comeback Kid Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 10:39 AM ET

    Tekelec’s stock took a beating all year, but Cramer said it’s time for a turnaround.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.

  • Google's Fixed Vision: Total Tech Domination Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    Google cracked $700 a share this morning, just three weeks after surpassing $600 for the first time. Sure, as Google becomes more valuable, these $100 milestones will get easier to achieve, but you can't discount a 16% move by a company worth over $200 billion in under a month. It's significa

  • Euro Markets Close Higher on Fed Rate Cut Hopes Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 12:33 PM ET

    European stock markets closed higher Wednesday, after retreating mid-day following data which showed that US economic growth for the third-quarter came in much stronger than expected, but then moving firmly into the green again.

  • A Bright Future In Corning Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Cramer expects this fiber-optic company to be glowing on the heels of an expected FCC ruling.

  • Apple's Leopard & iPhone: Could News Get Any Better? Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 1:52 PM ET

    This is a big couple of days for Apple; as if the company's blockbuster earnings at the beginning of the week wasn't big enough news on its own. Friday will bring the official release of the company's highly anticipated, and delayed operating system "Leopard."

  • European Stocks Close Higher After US Homes Data Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 12:01 PM ET

    European stock indexes closed firmly higher after a broadly positive session Thursday, with only a dip mid-session after weak U.S. jobless claims and durable goods data.

  • Ericsson CFO Steps Down on Earnings Tumble Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

    Telecoms equipment group Ericsson's chief financial officer has stepped down, a week after a shock profit warning which caused a massive selloff in the company's shares.

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