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  • 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.

  • Jackson Juices Yahoo's Traffic Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:15 PM ET

    In an earlier post I talked about the effect Michael Jackson's death was having on various big players on the internet. But one of the biggest players is seeing some of the biggest impact.

  • Jackson, Inc. Becoming An Online Boom Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:14 PM ET
    Michael Jackson

    The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.

  • Giving Palm Credit Where Credit is Due...To a Point Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 8:41 PM ET
    PALM

    There's no question Palm's quarterly report surprised investors by beating the Street.  With expectations already so high, you'd have thought Palm shares were already priced to perfection.

  • Is It Time For Google To Worry? Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 12:51 PM ET

    Google sure would like us all to believe that its dominance is now facing a real threat from Microsoft, Yahoo, and any number of also-ran crumb-eaters trying to stake their claim in Search.

  • Jobs' Doctor Speaks Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 4:47 PM ET
    Dr. James Eason

    It was extraordinary enough that Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee released a statement last night confirming that Apple CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant, and the circumstances surrounding how he secured the procedure.

  • Palm: Opportunity Or Irrational Exuberance? Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 12:08 PM ET

    Palm will release its quarterly earnings Thursday, and this report is arguably the most important in the company's recent history. This stock has been on a wild ride since January, and investors will learn whether they're aboard a rocket to the moon, or a nuclear missile ready to explode.

  • Jobs and Hospital Answer the Critics Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 10:14 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Facing mounting criticism that Apple CEO Steve Jobs acquired a donated liver somehow through unethical means, the hospital where Jobs had the operation took the extraordinary step of confirming the surgery, and offered the reasons why Jobs was a prime candidate for the organ.

  • Good Not Good Enough For Oracle? Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 5:07 PM ET

    It was a solid fourth quarter for the world's second largest software maker, but investors who have pushed these shares higher by better than 50 percent over the past quarter were apparently looking for something more.

  • What It Will Take To Move Oracle Stock Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 2:19 PM ET

    It's sounds almost simplistic to say that Oracle's spacer shares will only move tonight after the company reports its fourth quarter earnings with a sizeable surprise, either to the up or downside. And some analysts I'm talking to say that surprise, to the upside, is indeed a real possibility.

  • It's Official: Steve Jobs Already Back at Work Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 5:26 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs did report to work today, as I suggested in an earlier post, at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, according to employees who have seen him on campus.