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  • Amazon's Battle in the 'Cloud'

    Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities analyst, explains why Amazon's cloud computing web services division could be far ahead of Microsoft and Google. CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in.

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    Within a few years, Amazon.com’s creative destruction of both traditional book publishing and retailing may be footnotes to the company’s larger and more secretive goal: giving anyone on the planet access to an almost unimaginable amount of computing power.

  • Google Inc. unveiled a $199 handheld computer called the Nexus 7 that features a 7-inch screen and is designed to help the company vie with Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. in the surging market for tablets.

    Steven P. Jobs minced no words when talking about Android, Google’s mobile operating system, which he saw as too similar to the iPhone’s. He told his biographer, Walter Isaacson, that Android was “a stolen product” and said, “I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this.”

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    The tablet wars are heating up. Apple's so-called "iPad mini'' is scheduled to debut in October, according to a news report.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California.

    Our calendars tell us it's been exactly one year since Tim Cook took over as CEO of Apple. And it's true – Steve Jobs resigned a year ago, recommended Cook, and the board promoted him.

  • Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer

    The search giant’s efforts to recruit and promote more women have resulted in more hires, but not in the executive offices.

  • Hewlett Packard

    For all the talk of the death of the PC due to the dominance of Apple and Google, Hewlett-Packard is growing modestly in other areas of its business. TheStreet.com reports.

  • A news ticker announces the falling share price of Facebook in Times Square on August 16, 2012 in New York City. Shares of Facebook fell today on the NASDAQ stock exchange on the first day insiders were allowed to sell their shares.

    With no real basis in a stock with an iffy future, selling pressure will continue for Facebook through the end of the year. Still, there is still value here. TheStreet.com reports.

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    Barely a year after supplanting Exxon Mobil as the largest stock in the current marketplace, Apple entered the record books Monday, becoming the most valuable stock to have ever traded.

  • Especially since Mitt Romney’s résumé became presidential campaign fodder, there has been much debate about the merits of private equity, which is known for its focus on short-term gains. The New York Times reports.

  • Facebook

    A day after the expiration of Facebook’s initial lock-up period, one analyst said the stock is “very close to being extremely attractive” despite plunging roughly 50 percent since its IPO.

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    For 25 years, the high-tech companies of Silicon Valley have been using Bon Appétit Food Management to serve healthy, and free, food right on the job.

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    Consumers are facing a ‘cloud runaround,’ reports a contributor from TheStreet.com. It’s the big technology debate of our time, and the winners stand to profit, she says.

  • Google

    Small and big companies alike, including Google and IBM, have undergone name changes. Here's how to gauge if a name change is right for your business.

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    Google's mapping service for mobile devices is getting an upgrade as the Internet search leader braces for new competition from iPhone maker Apple.

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    These stocks are worth considering because they offer the "holy trinity of investing," the "Mad Money" host said.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Stocks eased off their session lows but still ended in negative territory Monday, with the S&P 500 snapping a six-day winning streak, amid ongoing worries over a global economic slowdown.

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    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers: