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  • Microsoft Shares Hit Six-Year High Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 12:54 PM ET
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    Microsoft shares soared to a six-year high Friday, after issuing a muscular first-quarter earnings report and raising its full-year earnings guidance the day before.

  • Facebook Seeks $260 Million in Extra Funding: WSJ Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 7:09 PM ET

    Facebook, the social network Web site, is looking to hedge funds and private-equity investors to raise an additional $260 million in financing, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.

  • Microsoft: Why It's Such A Phenomenal Report Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 5:00 PM ET

    It's not often I do a double-take when I read a financial earnings report, but I had to make sure I was looking at Microsoft's numbers and not some other company's. The company beats by 6 cents a share; 45 cents instead of the 39 cents the Street was expecting.

  • Bands Find Fame in Videogames Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 2:09 PM ET

    Singer-guitarist Walter de Castro couldn't believe his luck when he found out his band's song "The Core" would be featured on "FIFA 2008," the Electronic Arts popular soccer game.

  • Facebook's "Imminent" Deal: What's The Point, Really? Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 8:12 AM ET

    We've heard the Google, Microsoft, Facebook 'story' before, but today's rendition comes with a new sense of urgency: The New York Post, then moments later the Wall Street Journal, report a deal between someone and Facebook is imminent: 24 or 48 hours away.

  • Sony Swings to Electronics Profit, Raises Forecast Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 3:27 AM ET
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    Sony swung to a quarterly operating profit as it booked strong sales of liquid crystal display TVs and digital cameras and benefited from a weaker yen, and it slightly raised its full-year forecast.

  • Microsoft-Facebook Deal Done, But Worth It? Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 5:19 PM ET

    We now have a definitive agreement: Microsoft gets a stake in Facebook for $240 million, and now valuing the company at $15 billion. For a company that will do $30 million in profits on $150 million in revenue, that's a nifty valuation!

  • Google Analyst Day Meeting: The Live Blog Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 1:52 PM ET

    This is the LIVE BLOG for today's Google analyst meeting at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California. Get up to the minute posts as the action happens.

  • Amazon Beats Street But There's No Parade Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 5:54 PM ET

    After months of run-up, and a big, 9% move today, the pressure was on Amazon to beat, and beat big. The company did beat. The 19 cents was a penny better than the Street expected. And revenue also came in a little stronger than expected.

  • Amazon Profit, Sales Rise But Margins Disappoint Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 5:41 PM ET

    Online retailer Amazon.com reported operating profit margins that concerned some analysts despite a sharp rise in quarterly earnings, and its shares fell 9%.

  • RIM Set to Begin Selling Smart Phones in China Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 3:06 PM ET

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has shipped the first of its smartphones to China and hopes to start selling them later this year, a major breakthrough for the company in penetrating the huge Asian market.

  • Amazon: The Focus Is On Profit Margins Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 1:30 PM ET

    Amazon reports earnings later today and judging by what this stock is doing today, indeed these past several months, it would seem shareholders are hoping for the very best. And betting big that Amazon will deliver.

  • Microsoft Unveils Family-Oriented Xbox Bundle Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 7:27 AM ET

    Microsoft said on Monday it is launching a reworked low-end version of its Xbox 360 in a bid to widen the game console's appeal to a broader audience that has flocked to rival Nintendo's Wii.

  • Wondering Who You Are? New Site Wants to Tell You Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 4:32 AM ET

    A new Web site called GeneTree.com wants to help answer the question "Who am I?" by combining DNA data with information-sharing technology popularized by News Corp's MySpace.com and Google' YouTube.

  • Apple Shareholders: Let Them Buy You A Dinner! Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 5:31 PM ET

    The pressure was on for Apple following the big-time run in these shares these past several weeks. These shares rallied into today's earnings news. The research firm Caris just this morning took the bold step in raising its target to $200.

  • Microsoft's Xbox: Coming Soon With HD-DVD? Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 2:57 PM ET

    Sources I'm talking to at the company suggest that an announcement could come soon that Microsoft will unveil a new version of Xbox 360 featuring a built-in HD-DVD player and HD tuner. The device might be officially unveiled during Bill Gates' keynote at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in January, which could be a bummer since it misses this upcoming Holiday Shopping season.

  • SanDisk Debuts Service to Download TV Shows Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    Flash memory maker SanDisk on Monday debuted an online video service and a USB flash drive that can carry television programs and videos from a computer for playback on TVs.

  • AT&T to Make Napster Music Catalog Available Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 12:08 AM ET

    AT&T is making Napster's entire music catalog of more than five million songs available for wireless download starting early next month.

  • Google Shares Keep Rising on Strong Earnings Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 10:58 AM ET
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    Less than two weeks after its stock price smashed through $600 for the first time, Google showed why it might not be long before the Internet search leader's shares are flirting with $700.

  • Google Earnings Surge, Toppling Forecasts Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 9:01 AM ET
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    Web search leader Google reported a 46 percent rise in profit, fueled by recent accelerating market share gains and tightened cost controls.

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