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    The cellphone has been more than a cellphone for years, but soon it could take on an entirely new role — standing in for all of the credit and debit cards crammed into wallets.  Instead of swiping a plastic card at the checkout counter, consumers would merely wave their phones,  the New York Times reports.

  • Yen

    The billions of dollars in yen sold by the world’s most powerful central banks have sent a strong message to speculative investors. Those daring to bet that the Japanese currency will again test 76.25 yen, the record high against the dollar it hit last week before the G7’s intervention, better have deep pockets. The Financial Times reports.

  • Aflac Voice Contest

    Aflac is holding an open casting call to be the new spokesduck for the company since comedian Gilbert Gottfried was fired from the post. Here's the best part — They're paying six figures, and all you have to do is quack A-FLAC!

  • Google

    Google’s ambition to create the world’s largest digital library and bookstore has run into the reality of a 300-year-old legal concept: copyright, the New York Times reports.

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    India and Russia are accustomed to being bracketed together as two of the world’s most promising high growth markets. But is there more to it than just being adjacent initials in the fabled BRICs acronym? Foreign investors are not alone in worrying this might be the case. The Financial Times reports.

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    The RSA Security division of EMC said Thursday that it had suffered a sophisticated data breach, potentially compromising computer security products widely used by corporations and governments.

  • The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success

    "Responsibility cannot be defined by pursuing practices, programs, or strategies. It is about an approach, a philosophy of doing business that is embedded in the questions people ask as they make each and every decision," writes the author.

  • Wireless War Winners

    Who will be the wireless winners and where should you be investing? Insight with Martin Pyykkonen, Wunderlich Securities, Wedge Partners; Richard Fetyko, Merriman Capital and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Google became the world's most valuable brand this year, while Coca Cola dropped out of the top ten global brands for the first time, according to the 2011 Brand Finance ranking of the most valuable 500 brands across the globe.

  • The Blackberry Playbook Tablet PC

    Smartphones and tablets will be the headliners at the 2011 CTIA Wireless show in Orlando, where the wireless industry convenes to chart its future the week of March 21. Here are three things to watch for during the week:

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    The iPad 2 is entering a much different world than its predecessor. And while Apple still holds a commanding market share position, it may be in for a much tougher fight this time around.

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    It’s certainly not new news that online adoption over the last decade has crushed newspaper circulation figures. What is news, however, is how fast it's happening.

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    The three subscription options are designed to create a new revenue stream while protecting the websites traffic and ad revenue. The new pay model gives readers 20 free articles a month before asking them to pick a subscription plan.

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    Cell phones are usually used to communicate with people far away. This year, they'll get the ability to do the opposite: communicate with things that are close enough to touch.

  • The mobile Internet’s growth is a trend on par with the mass adoption of the personal computer, Cramer said. Smartphones, which handle everything from voice to video to data, soon will be as ubiquitous as the PCs we now take for granted. This means that the related companies, and their shareholders, should see gains for many years to come. To track the trend, Cramer created the Mad Money Mobile Internet Index, a group of 21 stocks at the heart of the industry. The index starts at 100, and its ri

    Smartphones soon will be as ubiquitous as the PCs we now take for granted. This means that the related companies, and their shareholders, should see gains for many years to come.

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    It's every kid's dream job: The chance to be a superhero for a day. For the kids in the Billboard Family, that dream just came true!


    What will happen to Amazon if it’s forced to collect taxes on all of its sales?

  • St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of all things Irish. For U.S. multi-national businesses, it may well be a day to toast Ireland’s corporate tax rules.

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