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  • Google's Future Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 1:26 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Now, the company has moved ahead of the pack as the world’s 20th largest public traded company by market cap. Maria Bartiromo recently sat down with Nikesh Arora, President of Google’s Global Sales Operations and Business Development.

  • Google Set for Probes on Data Harvesting Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 12:08 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday moved towards investigating Google following the internet group’s disclosure that it had recorded communications sent over unsecured wireless networks in people’s homes.

  • What YouTube's 2 Billion Daily Views Mean to Google Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:08 PM ET
    Youtube celebrates 5 years.

    Google bought the website for $1.65 billion at the end of 2006 and now its growth seems unstoppable: it doubled its number of daily views from 1 billion in October.

  • Apple Could, Should Buy Electronic Arts Monday, 17 May 2010 | 2:03 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    In a Quixotic kind of way, SAP's acquisition plans announced last week for Sybase got me thinking about another deal that's made the rounds over the past couple of years: Apple and the potential take-out of Electronic Arts.

  • Cougar Hunting Monday, 17 May 2010 | 1:38 PM ET
    Courtney Cox

    Now, however, the cougar concept may have "jumped the shark". The first sign was the creation of a prime time television series based on cougars. If cougars have gone mainstream, that could mean they're only a couple steps away from being sent to pop culture's elephant graveyard.

  • Major US Averages Gain Over 2% for the Week Friday, 14 May 2010 | 5:36 PM ET

    US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.

  • Apple Was Behind iPhone Search Warrant Friday, 14 May 2010 | 2:38 PM ET

    Apple the company, and not an individual employee, initiated the investigation into a missing iPhone prototype that found its way onto the Internet, according to the search warrant unsealed in this case earlier this morning.

  • Google's Next Challenge: Display Ads Friday, 14 May 2010 | 1:17 PM ET

    Can Google, the master online search advertising, harness another form of advertising—display ads—and pull in millions?

  • Have You Ever Googled Yourself? Friday, 14 May 2010 | 8:18 AM ET

    Google has a lot of complicated issues on its plate these days. From the spat in China to a stock price $200 below the all-time high. But we already know all of that, so this morning's poll gets at something a bit simpler: Have you ever Googled yourself? Share your answer in our poll.

  • The Best Web Play in China Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 7:15 PM ET

    How this Internet giant is laying the groundwork in the People’s Republic.

  • Facebook Adds Security Features—but Some Are 'Opt-In' Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 6:42 PM ET

    Facebook's millions of users are a lucrative target for Internet criminals looking to steal passwords and more.

  • Financials Weigh On Stocks Amid Criminal Probes Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 5:28 PM ET

    Financials sold-off on Thursday after reports suggested more criminal probes were ahead for Wall Street firms. Should you hold your breath and buy the weakness?

  • American Titans: Google By the Numbers Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 4:27 PM ET

    As part of our "American Titans" special series, is taking an in-depth look at Google. It is synonymous with search. It is both a noun and a verb. And, it has revolutionized the Internet.

  • It's graduation season and you know what that means — time to trot out our top leaders of business, politics and pop music to offer the kids advice as we send them off into the cruel, cruel world. Here are the 10 Best Graduation Speeches — From Will Ferrell to Steve Jobs!

  • Google at a Crossroads Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 2:57 PM ET
    Google Search

    For the first time in Google's  short, but colorful and profitable history, the company may be faced with more challenges than opportunities; no where is that concern reflected more clearly than in the company's stock price.

  • QUIZ: Google Inc. Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 1:14 PM ET

    Google runs over one million servers and processes one billion searches a day. How much do you know about the most successful search engine in the world?

  • Why Google Is Still a 'Buy': Senior Analyst Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 11:12 AM ET

    Google shares have dropped almost 11 percent in the last month. So should investors still consider buying the search engine giant? Steve Weinstein, senior analyst at Pacific Crest Securities shared his insights.

  • IBM's 5-Year Plan Means Tech Rally-Time Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 11:35 AM ET
    IBM Sign

    Yeah, you read that headline right: IBM is offering up a 5-year earnings plan, and for a company in tech — really any company — to offer such visibility is substantial, and intriguing. Oh, and the 5-year plan has IBM reporting $20 a share in operating earnings by 2015.

  • Microsoft Gets More Aggressive With Free Software Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

    Microsoft is rolling out a new edition of its Office programs to businesses Wednesday, and for the first time it's adding versions of Word and other programs that work in a Web browser and will be free for consumers.

  • Big Winner In An Otherwise Down Day Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 5:30 PM ET

    Stocks swung between gains and losses but ultimately both the Dow and S&P 500 closed in negative territory. However we do have a big winner to tell you about!