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  • Over the weekend, it was leaked that Google was interested in helping at least a couple of private equity players to finance a purchase of Yahoo. Most folks have protested loudly against this possibility by concluding that such a deal would never get past the U.S. government.

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    A Booz & Company study found that companies whose innovation strategies are clearly aligned with their business and culture goals delivered 17-percent higher profit growth over five-year periods than those lacking such tight alignment.

  • How Likely is Google Takeover of Yahoo?

    Google is reportedly considering a bid for Yahoo, talking to a couple of PE firms about helping finance a deal, with Colin Gillis, sr. technology analyst at BGC Partners. He also weighs in on Apple stock.

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    The death of Apple founder Steve Jobs this month triggered rounds of soul-searching in China over why the country lacks technology entrepreneurs as successful as Mr Jobs, who came up with products that changed the world. The FT reports.

  • Joey Quits Video

    If you hate your job, or you've ever dreamed of quitting, you've got to watch this video.

  • Here's five dumb things that happened on Wall Street, running the gamut from Research in Motion to coffee.

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    Concern about an effective European bailout has decimated U.S. investor sentiment, causing them to ignore an earnings season that shows stocks offer a great value right now, say analysts.

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    Almost all bank websites will prominently disclose the fees they don't charge. Identifying the fees they do charge is much more difficult, USA Today reports.

  • Steve Jobs | 1955 - 2011

    In his last years, Steven P. Jobs veered from exotic diets to cutting-edge treatments as he fought the cancer that ultimately took his life, according to a new biography to be published on Monday. The New York Times reports.

  • If it weren’t for Europe, the U.S. stock market would be higher, the “Mad Money” host says. And he’s got 10 reasons why.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft's earnings hit Wall Street's target and revenue beat, helped by strong sales of its Office applications package. Still, shares skidded.

  • We've had quite a few dress rehearsals for the end of the world but this one could be it! Here are some tips for the end. The Four Horsemen? Yeah, turns out, they're My Little Ponies.

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    Earlier this week, Sports Business Journal broke the story that the NFL was starting a venture capital fund, with the owners willing to put in at least $32 million to invest in businesses. I knew I needed to comment on this, but, to be honest, I didn't think I was the most qualified. For that, I went to Dan Shanoff of Quickish, a media company focused on short-form, real-time news curation and discovery.

  • Apple’s stock was hammered after the company reported a rare miss in earnings. So the “Fast” traders debate whether this pullback is a buying opportunity.

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    Apple posted a rare miss on both earnings and revenue as far fewer iPhones were sold during the quarter than expected. Shares tumbled after-hours.

  • Jim Cramer, and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss what the latest earnings from IBM, EMC and Google—and the upcoming Apple results—mean for tech.

  • These are tough economic times and you know what that means? No, that doesn’t mean it’s time for a hug. That means it’s time to suck it up, son! It’s time for manvertising, baby.

  • Motorola

    Handset maker Motorola Mobility isn't waiting for its merger with Google to be completed to introduce a host of products aimed at the consumer and business markets.

  • This company is the next big play in the cloud computing space, according to Goldman Sachs. But do the "Fast" traders think it's a buy?

  • Apple COO Tim Cook

    Apple's new CEO Tim Cook has an unenviable job stepping into the shoes of tech icon Steve Jobs, but he has plenty of scope to make his mark on the company built by his mentor.