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  • Stocks Down But Bulls Shouldn't Cry Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 4:16 PM ET

    No love from the stock market today, and frankly, not even the most rabid bulls (and I am bullish) can complain. Think about it: September retail sales was even worse than were thought; many retailers lowered earnings: energy stocks lowered earnings yesterday...

  • Citi Sees Google Bloom Fade, But Are They Right? Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 1:02 PM ET

    A week from today, Google will report its third quarter earnings and judging by the booming action in Google shares these past few weeks, it would appear investors are anticipating something truly extraordinary.

  • Google Cracks $600; $Googleplex Next? Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 12:01 PM ET
    Google

    Is there no end in sight for Google and its shares? Last week when the company was oh-so-close to $600, I wrote that price targets would be on the move now that the company was teasing investors with yet another key milestone on its journey to the stratosphere, and sure enough, Bear Stearns revised its 52-week target to $700 just two days later.

  • Skype Co-Founder: EBay Overpaid for Us Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder of Internet telecom group Skype, said on Tuesday he agreed the original valuation put on the company by purchaser eBay was too high.

  • Yahoo to Buy 10% of Alibaba.com IPO Shares Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 5:48 AM ET

    U.S. Web giant Yahoo will subscribe for 10% of the shares to be sold by China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba.com, according to a term sheet, in an initial public offering that is expected to raise roughly $1 billion.

  • Sony Creates Ad Unit for Video Games Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 4:13 PM ET

    Sony's U.S. video games operation has created an advertising unit that will promote brands and products inside games such as its upcoming "Home" virtual world, the company said Monday.

  • Spansion to Buy Saifun for $368 Million Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 7:00 AM ET

    Microchip maker Spansion said it will acquire Israeli flash memory developer, Saifun Semiconductors, in a stock and cash deal valued at $368 million to expand into technology licensing business.

  • MSNBC Interactive News Buys Seattle-Based Newsvine Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | 2:19 PM ET

    MSNBC Interactive News said it acquired Newsvine, a small Seattle startup that lets visitors read and comment on news stories from mainstream media outlets.

  • Major Internet Firms Create One-Stop Ad Shops Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | 2:10 PM ET

    The recent rush by major Internet portals to buy advertising companies and extend their sales networks is a sign that the business of being a one-stop shop for information and entertainment isn't what it used to be.

  • Microsoft 'Halo' Creators to be Separate Company Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 12:22 PM ET

    Microsoft said Friday that Bungie, the crown jewel of its video game unit that was behind its hit "Halo" franchise, will become an independent company.

  • Can Chip Makers Fix Your Eyesight? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    When you hear the names Intel, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, healthcare isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, but that could change.

  • RIM's Good News: Why It Gets Even Better Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 4:36 PM ET

    Shares of Research in Motion took a bit of a hit in after-market trading the moment its earnings were released. Seems like a classic "sell on the news" kind of reaction, but this stock could yet turn around during the company's conference call.

  • Web Ad Spending Nears $10 Billion in First Half Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:50 PM ET

    U.S. online advertising revenue surged to a new high of nearly $10 billion in the first half of the year, rising 27 percent from a year before, according to data released Thursday.

  • 'Halo 3' Scores $300 million for Microsoft Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 1:35 PM ET

    Microsoft announced Thursday that its “Halo 3” game achieved more than $300 million in sales in the first week of sales.

  • Google: Why It's Good To Be Them (Almost $600/Share) Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 4:57 PM ET

    So close, but so far yesterday, and now it appears investors will have to wait a little longer for Google to hit that magic, $600 a share milestone. This isn't quite "Dow 10,000," but the numbers are nothing short of staggering.

  • Apple's iPod Still Rules, But Rivals Are Circling Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 1:26 PM ET
    Apple iPod

    Apple, which introduced a new line of iPods in early September, has managed to stay one step ahead of the competition--so far.

  • Icahn Boosts Stakes in BEA Systems, Temple Inland Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 11:48 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 11.05% of the business software maker, which he is urging to put itself up for sale, according to a U.S. regulatory filing.

  • Sony BMG Music Venture Wins EU Approval Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 7:20 AM ET

    Japanese electronics giant Sony and Germany's Bertelsmann won competition clearance from the European Commission on Wednesday for their recorded music joint venture.

  • Microsoft Taps Flextronics to Make New Zune Players Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 10:45 PM ET

    Microsoft's new lineup of Zune digital media players will be made by contract manufacturer Flextronics International instead of Japan's Toshiba, which made the first Zune.

  • Customer Catnip? 'Fetchback' Promises Stickier Sites Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 1:43 PM ET

    Internet choices are dizzying -- but Fetchback says its technology can bring customers back to your Web site. Chad Little, Fetchback founder, tells CNBC's Bill Griffeth how it works.