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  • Apple Smacks Palm, and Palm's Hollow Plea Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 4:20 PM ET

    It was a just a matter of time. When the Palm Pre was unveiled, and in subsequent announcements from Palm about its nifty new smart phone, one of the key selling points was its seamless integration and synchronization with Apple's iTunes, online music and video software.

  • The De-Construction of Steve Jobs' Mansion Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 2:49 PM ET
    Steve Jobs' house

    It's been a contentious issue for Steve Jobs for a long, long time. But after a vote last night by the city council in tony Woodside, California, this ridiculous headache might finally be subsiding for Apple's CEO .

  • Google Rallies; It's a Bing Thing Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 2:12 PM ET

    Google continues to be an enigma, making more money than anyone else as a tech company, a media company, a company generating enormous cash flow yet holding onto its wallet in a cost-control way this company has really never seen before.

  • Iphone using

    There’s no shortage of companies turning to Twitter and other social media websites to promote their brands. But the trend hasn't created many new jobs—at least not yet.

  • Walking a Fine Line: How Companies Use Twitter Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 12:14 PM ET
    Twitter

    Companies must walk a fine line when using social media Websites like Twitter.

  • Intel's CFO More Than Cautiously Optimistic Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 6:56 PM ET

    I spoke with Intel CFO Stacy Smith moments after the company released its second quarter earnings report and he sounded an optimistic tune, to say the least

  • Intel Blows Past Earnings Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 4:43 PM ET

    Impressive, any which way you slice it: Intel resoundingly beats the Street for the second straight quarter amid albeit dampened expectations, but this is far more than merely a case of "less bad news."

  • Peer-to-Peer Lender Prosper Registers with SEC Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 12:36 PM ET

    As banks cut down on lending to consumers, the SEC on Friday approved an alternative. Online lender Prosper, which was the country's biggest peer-to-peer loan Web site, said on Tuesday its site was once again open for nationwide loan auctions.

  • Intel's Time May Have Finally Come Tuesday, 14 Jul 2009 | 10:56 AM ET
    Intel

    It seems we say this every quarter, but this is a particularly important earnings period, since there have been sporadic calls for the beginnings of an economic turnaround toward year end. If that's going to be the case, this is the earnings period, and the guidance, that should begin indicating whether those prognostications still ring true.

  • Where to Invest Now: Large-Cap Strategist Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 1:12 PM ET

    Now is not the time to get overly pessimistic about the U.S. economy, said Mary Jane Matts, director of large cap value strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management.

  • Naked Social Networking Strikes a Nerve Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 1:00 PM ET
    Twitter

    I went out on a limb on Friday, suggesting that Social Networking is the technological emperor with no clothes since I haven't seen a single business model out there that actually generates any money. And it's certainly not for a lack of trying, along with some brilliant minds, who've had plenty of time to come up with something real.

  • Social Networking's 'Naked' Truth Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 11:35 AM ET

    Are we staring another dot com boom/bust right in the face? When it comes to social networking, that very well might be the case since it appears this emperor has no clothes.

  • Microsoft Plays a Game of Bing Pong Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 4:09 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Indeed Microsoft has to be emboldened with the traction this software seems to be enjoying in the market place. The company is spending over $100 million on Bing advertising and it appears to be working. The latest market research comes from Hitwise, which shows Bing enjoying some headway against Google as far as Search is concerned.

  • Klutzy Woz Becomes Auto Body Pitchman Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 3:01 PM ET
    Steve Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak's latest career move has some here in Silicon Valley scratching their heads. He's been tapped by Car West Auto Body of Danville, Calif. to hawk collision repairs.

  • NYSE Website Targeted by Cyber Attack; Shares Fall Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 5:23 PM ET

    NYSE Euronext said Wednesday its public Web site, NYSE.com, was the target of a "denial of service" cyber attack, according to authorities.

  • Google Goes After Microsoft, Kind Of Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:46 PM ET

    Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.

  • Flip Backfires on Cisco's John Chambers Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Caught on camera! Cisco CEO John Chambers is becoming quite the unlikely video star, teaching onlookers the proper techniques for a duck call. The video is getting widespread internet play.

  • Cyber Attacks Cripple Major Websites in South Korea Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 2:13 AM ET
    Close up of someone typing on a laptop.

    An army of "zombie computers" infected by a hackers’ program paralyzed major government, bank and newspaper websites in South Korea in cyber attacks that officials here said on Wednesday were apparently linked to similar attacks in the United States.

  • TeleMedicine Gets An Apple App Store Facelift Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 12:43 PM ET

    The promise of telemedicine has been around for years, with robotic surgeries, remote monitoring of patients and big city doctors able to care for rural patients over computer networks. But not now have we seen the true promise and convenience of what telemedicine can really be.

  • Day-Trading 2.0 — Twitter Takes on Stocks Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 8:15 AM ET
    Close up of someone typing on a laptop.

    As investors continually look for an edge, social media sites like Twitter have become a popular tool for raw information—and rumors.