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  • Yahoo shares surged Thursday after an activist investment hedge fund announced it had purchased a stake in the company and amid rumors that Yahoo's co-founder may be trying to buy back the company.

  • Tech Has a 'Long Way to Run'...Maybe: Analyst Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 5:14 PM ET

    Tech stocks are trading at all-time low multiples and posting "terrific corporate profits" and "really strong" capital spending, said one analyst.

  • Stocks Close Lower After Bernanke Speech Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.

  • Stocks on Herb's Radar    Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:40 PM ET

    Discussing the brouhaha at Yahoo and other stocks to watch, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Pro Trader: Ride the Yahoo Mojo Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    Yahoo landed back on the Fast trader's radar after Third Point's Dan Loeb bought up shares and slammed the board. So is now the time to jump in on the Internet giant?

  • Blunt E-Mail Raises Issues Over Firing at Yahoo Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    Carol Bartz’s blunt statement that she had been fired from her post as CEO of Yahoo immediately ignited a debate regarding whether her email brought more transparency to corporate America or was merely an unprofessional tirade, the New York Times reports.

  • Once a Leader, Yahoo Now Struggles to Find Its Way Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 8:21 AM ET
    The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Yahoo has been one of the most-visited sites on the Internet since its glory days as a Web portal. Yet as the rest of the Internet moved on to social networks and mobile devices, Yahoo has failed to keep up. The New York Times reports.

  • China Renews Google’s Website Licence Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 7:57 PM ET
    Google Inc.'s China headquarters in Beijing

    The Chinese government has renewed the licence under which Google runs its local website, a decision that reassures investors over the legal basis for foreign internet companies’ business in the country. The FT reports.

  • .XXX Porn Domain Opens for Business Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 11:59 AM ET
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    Registration for the new .xxx Internet domain name kicked off on Wednesday, starting with a 50-day period during which businesses both inside and outside the adult entertainment industry can register for a .xxx domain or exclude their name from it to protect their reputation.

  • Nvidia Shares Rally on Raised Outlook Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 9:55 AM ET
    Nvidia

    Shares of Nvidia, a maker of graphics and tablet chips, jumped Wednesday after it said sales were growing faster than expected.

  • Cramer's Top Performing Stocks of Past 5 Years Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host looks back at the best performing stocks of the last 5 years to help pick winners in this horrible market.

  • RIM, Nokia: Tech's Losers Become Winners Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    Smartphones

    Conventional wisdom holds that nearly every smartphone sold will either be an iPhone or an Android. But tech fortunes can change quickly. Today's crowned champions have a solid position, but Wall Street isn't unanimous in its support of the two-party phone game.

  • Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    Credit Suisse lowered its earnings forecast for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley due to several factors that have combined to produce more than a typical summer slowdown for the major investment banks, according to a report released on Tuesday.

  • What Not to Do With Your 401(k) Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 11:26 AM ET

    Every financial planner tells you to have one, but they never tell you what to do with it.

  • Closed, Says Google, but Shops’ Signs Say Open Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 10:29 AM ET
    Google Places

    In recent months, plenty of perfectly healthy businesses across the country have expired — sometimes for hours, other times for weeks — though only in the online realm cataloged and curated by Google. The reason is that it is surprisingly easy to report a business as closed in Google Places, the search giant’s version of the local Yellow Pages. The New York Times reports.

  • Foreign Internet Presence in China to Face Scrutiny Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 9:57 PM ET
    Young men play online games at an internet cafe in Beijing.

    Changes to China’s mergers and acquisitions rules that took effect on Thursday mean internet companies in the country are set to face greater scrutiny of the vehicles they have been using for more than a decade to circumvent foreign ownership restrictions in the sector. The FT reports.

  • Facebook's Next Hit: Music? Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:45 PM ET
    Facebook's Next Hit: Music?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Rafe Needleman, CNET.com, discusses Facebook's potential foray into digital music services.

  • 5 Stocks That Avoid the September Slump Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:38 PM ET

    These five stocks are the best performers on the S&P 500 in September over the last 10 years.

  • Calculating a Stock’s Risk-Reward Ratio Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 7:12 PM ET

    As much as you want to know how much a particular equity will go up, you also need to know how far it will fall. Here’s how you figure it out.

  • Still No Reason to Buy Yahoo Shares: Tech Analyst Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    Yahoo shares have climbed more than 5 percent over the last month, but there’s still no reason to be a buyer as the Internet company continues to face a handful of problems, said Colin Gillis, senior tech analyst at BGC Financial.