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The S&P 500 and Dow reached all-time highs in May, but what about the NASDAQ? The index is well below its record set in March of 2000. That tech bull run was led by the 4 horsemen; Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) Who will be the new NASDAQ leaders?
A new feature on Google Maps called Street View is raising concerns about privacy, reports CNBC's Melissa Francis. Street View provides a 360-degree, street-level view of sites from New York's Radio City Music Hall to the Las Vegas strip, along with just about any other address in those and three major cities, Francis said.
So here's what you don't see on TV. I covered the first ever web developer conference held by Google, a "coming of age" rite for a company that, well, came of age a while ago. No top executives were supposed to be there. They were all supposed to be at the D5 tech conference near San Diego. So you can imagine my shock when, as I ignorantly sat on my journalistic butt, producer Christine Egy ran up and said, "Sergey Brin just walked in!"
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that U.S. regulatory approval of his company's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick will not be hindered by concerns over privacy.
Google said Wednesday it had created Web software that runs both online, and offline, marking a sea change for the Internet industry by letting users work on planes, trains, spotty connections and even in the most remote locations.
Google's YouTube has agreed to a deal with major music label EMI Group to give users of the video-sharing site broad access to music videos by EMI artists.
Cramer is proposing something radical, even by Cramerica standards: Yahoo! and eBay should merge. If they joined forces, he thinks the end result could be a new Internet growth story and the first real threat to Google's dominance.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The chief financial officer of Baidu.com told CNBC that the China-focused Internet search firm is in the initial phases of a long-term growth story.
Apple said on Wednesday that Google's YouTube Internet video site will be available on its Apple TV set-top box.
Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that U.S. regulatory approval of his company's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick will not be hindered by possible concerns over privacy.
Another day, another spate of Google headlines. Read them, and go no further and it looks as if this company is under attack from all sides: The Federal Trade Commission opens an anti-trust investigation; the company's multi-million investment in co-founder Sergey Brin's new wife's biotech start-up is raising hackles. Oh the horror!
The Federal Trade Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Google's proposed $3.1 billion purchase of ad-management technology company DoubleClick.
You know the China bull story. It's stock market up 50% this year alone. But you don't need to go to China to participate in this rally. You can buy a slew of Chinese companies that trade right here on the NYSE as ADR’s, or American Depository Receipts. What does that term mean for you? It simply means your dollars can directly participate in this historic Chinese bull market. What names should you buy?
If Google is a better company, then why is Amazon so much more expensive? Cramer expects analysts to be asking this very same question soon enough. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Google has taken a small stake in a biotech company that was co-founded by the wife of one of Google's founders, Sergey Brin, Google said in a U.S. regulatory filing.
Salesforce.com's stock price climbed by more than 4% in response to a report that the online software pioneer is poised to team up with Internet search leader Google in a double-barreled attack on Microsoft.
Ever since News Corp snapped up MySpace, media companies are on the lookout for other hot social networking sites. And now Yahoo is hoping to score a similar, if smaller, win in the U.K. Yahoo is working on an acquisition of Bebo, the popular British social networking site.This is the first paragraph/short story.