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  • Why Zynga’s IPO Fell Flat Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 12:36 PM ET
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    Zynga’s long-anticipated IPO did not benefit from the same first-day bumps that LinkedIn  and Groupon soaring higher earlier this year. The social gaming company raised $1 billion—issuing 100 million shares at $10 a share – making it the largest Internet-related IPO since Google’s  $1.4 billion offering back in 2004.

  • Outrageous Predictions: A Third-Party President? Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 2:28 AM ET
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    An extended bank holiday in the European Union to halt a steep market fall, a third party candidate winning the race for the White House, and 50 European banks being nationalized are just a few of Saxo Bank's "outrageous predictions" for 2012.

  • The Power of Storytelling - by Jim Holtje

    In his new book, “The Power of Storytelling: Captivate, Convince or Convert Any Business Audience Using Stories from Top CEOs" Jim Holtje shares the stories of those corporate legends who inspired their employees with their deeds and with their tales.

  • Most Expensive US College Dorms Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 12:01 PM ET
    When people lament the rising cost of a college education, they’re usually talking about tuition. Now,  an online resource for college students, has published  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.The priciest dorms are largely in New York and California, where a place to live has never been cheap.The dorm prices show that this sometimes overlooked higher education cost can not only exceed $13,000 per academic year, but in some cases it can almost equal the pric

    When people lament the cost of  college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list  that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.

  • Lines Are Drawn on Legislation Against Piracy Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 4:36 AM ET
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    Because most pirate sites are abroad, beyond the reach of United States law enforcement, companies have been left with a Whac-a-Mole approach to shutting them down. The New York Times reports.

  • What They're Googling Now Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 3:01 PM ET
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    Wanna know what's on the minds of Americans? Look at what they're searching for on Google. It's not all porn. Seriously!

  • Worst CEOs of 2011: Greenberg Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 2:45 PM ET
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    The countdown of the worst CEOs of 2011.

  • 10 Rules for Picking a Company Name That Sticks Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 2:30 PM ET
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    First things first -- your startup needs a name! This may seem a silly and frivolous task, but it may be the most important decision you make.

  • Analyst: Wait for a Better Groupon Deal Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:58 PM ET

    Wait for a better deal on Groupon, one analyst said on the first day underwriters were able to rate stock of the newly public daily-deals company.

  • What Saks' Strategy Teaches Us About Best Buy Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:35 PM ET
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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into the concept of the 'brick and mortar.'

  • Strong Sales Expected in Cloud Computing Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 2:47 PM ET
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    As we begin to look ahead toward 2012, one of the biggest opportunities in technology is the business of Cloud computing, according to CNBC guest blogger, Lauren DeLisa Coleman.

  • Today in Tech: More Warning Signs for Tech in 2012 Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    New signs of trouble for the PC market, a new boss for Microsoft's phone division, and new signs that the first half of 2012 may be tough for tech.

  • Will buyer's regret derail Amazon’s attempt to steal market share from Apple’s iPad?

  • Amazon Kindle a Bust? Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 11:21 AM ET
    Amazon Kindle a Bust?

    Dissatisfied Amazon Kindle users are returning the product. Mark Mahaney, Citigroup internet analyst weighs in.

  • Cramer: 10 Stocks to Buy Your Kids In 2012 Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 9:50 AM ET
    There's nothing more gratifying than seeing your child's face light up when you give them the perfect present for the holidays. Oh wait, yes there is: Seeing them succeed their whole life! And guess how you make that happen? You teach your kids about money and investing as young as possible, Cramer said.The earlier you start, the better off they will be. So, this year, instead of buying your kid the hottest toy that's going to make her friends drool, consider giving the gift that could keep on g

    Teaching your kids about investing while they're young can set them up for a lifetime of financial success and stability. Here's how Cramer recomemnds getting them started.

  • IPO Market Eyes Busiest Week Since 2007 Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 9:42 AM ET
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    A rough year for the initial public offering market may end with a bang, as companies rush to get their offerings out the door before the holidays.

  • Anti-Piracy Bill Battle: Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:11 PM ET
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    The issue at the heart of a heated Capitol Hill debate: how much companies should be held accountable for policing pirated material to which they might inadvertently link.

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    An estimated 103 million Americans shopped at small businesses on Small Business Saturday, exceeding the pre-Thanksgiving projection of 89 million shoppers.

  • Amazon $5 Offer Story Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 12:41 PM ET
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    Insight on Amazon's new offer of $5 rebates to anyone who goes shopping at Brick & Mortar retailers, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money team. CNBC's Herb Greenberg also shares what's trending on Twitter now.

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    Mobile transactions via smartphone for this company have doubled in pace and have topped 26 million since its app was launched in January. Is it Google? Visa? PayPal? Nope. Click ahead to find out which company it is.