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Blogs and Twitter postings used to be the wild west of product endorsement. You never quite knew which mommy blogger was pushing a free stroller or whether a food critic had just enjoyed a luxurious night out on the house. Now the is trying to change all that.
The Federal Trade Commission has launched a sweeping crackdown on 50 million bloggers and their hidden ties to makers of products they review.
Verizon Wireless and Google say they are teaming up to speed development of new mobile devices based on Google's Android software that will run on Verizon's cell phone network.
Plus, get calls on tech, gaming, coffee makers and more.
General Electric is an example of a company making changes based on a dramatic shift in the environment.
IBM is trying to stymie Google's expansion into the business software market. The weapon: a bare-bones e-mail service IBM is selling to companies for $36/year per worker, undercutting a package of software applications that Google sells for $50 per user annually.
All major U.S. Indexes declined 1.8% or more for the week, logging weekly losses for a 2-straight week. A pullback in Industrials, a worse than expected ISM Manufacturing September reading, and continued weakness in the U.S. jobs data also pushed the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX) up by 11.8% for the week.
Plus, get calls on Friday's jobs number, tech, retail and more.
Investors who capitalized on the market's amazing six-month run are now going to want to find a way to protect their profits.
Stocks opened lower Friday after a report showed job losses were far worse than expected in September. Is this the beginning of a market correction? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds and Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors and CNBC contributor shared their insights.
Cisco's play for Tandberg is a real sign of the times for cash rich tech companies. Here's a company trading at or near its 52-week high, and yet dips into its swollen coffers and pays for the $3 billion deal all in cash. And why not, with $35 billion in cash on the balance sheet, Cisco can certainly afford it.
A new quarter begins with the markets in good shape. Still, the wall of worry never goes away. Big leadership stocks like Apple, Google, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, are struggling to hold on to their upper ranges.
Cramer wants to recommend the stock, but he can't – yet.
The number-one H1N1 flu concern among U.S. businesses is the availability of a vaccine for employees, according to a new survey by the Business Roundtable.
One year ago today (Sept. 29), the Dow made history in the worst way, dropping 777 points. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, reminisced about the 2008 plunge — and offered his outlook for the stock market going forward.
YouTube and Warner Music Group have been stuck in a stand-off since December, when Warner pulled all of its artists' clips - both professional music videos and user-generated content using its songs - from the site.
Stocks seesawed Tuesday, so where should investors be looking to put their money? David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, and Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, shared their strategies.
If the founders of Google, Starbucks, or PayPal had stuck to their original business plans, we’d likely never have heard of them. Instead, they made radical changes to their initial models, became household names, and delivered huge returns for their founders and investors.
Technology stocks were mostly higher on Monday with the Nasdaq outperforming the broader indexes. Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, shared their sector insights and stock picks.
Stocks opened higher on Monday after a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity. Are the markets positioned to head higher or should investors remain cautious? Market strategists Phil Orlando at Federated Investors and Stephen Wood at Russell Investments shared their insights.