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Switzerland's privacy watchdog is taking legal action to force Google to make changes to its Street View service.
This is the unofficial transcript of the CNBC Town Hall event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, taped Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Columbia University in New York City.
These are excerpts from the unofficial transcript of CNBC's town hall interview today (Thursday) with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates from Columbia Business School in New York City, as released by CNBC.
This “denial of service” business model is, I believe, doomed. The new edge in technology will belong to the companies that invest over the long term in earning the trust of their customers, writes Lanham Napier CEO of Rackspace.
No generation wants to engage more than Gen Y. For starters, they write over half of all online reviews. The online world is so entwined with the lives of Gen Yers I call it their second brain and third hand.
U.S. President Barack Obama ranked at the top of the list of the world's most powerful people, according to Forbes.
In its opening weekend, the Droid — Motorola's new smart phone — has sold nearly 100,000 units, and demand seems to be holding fairly steady.
"There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."
Stocks struggled to hold gains on Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's strong upward move. So is this is a skeptic’s rally or the continuation of a bull run and where should investors be looking now? Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors and Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth Management shared their insights.
Rupert Murdoch isn't what one would call "subtle." In an effort to illustrate the value of News Corp's online content, he's laid down the gauntlet to Google and other search engines and aggregators.
So far in today's trading session, a total of 58 stocks in the S&P 500 have reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
News Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch threatened to sue the British Broadcasting Corp. for allegedly stealing content from his company's newspapers and said News Corp. is considering pulling its stories from Google news searches
Yahoo is done with its cost-cutting program and now hiring, Chief Executive Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday.
Don’t get left behind.
Th e Dow rallied to a new high for 2009 after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
Today Google announced it's paying $750 million in stock for AdMob, a three-year-old start up that delivers and targets ads to mobile devices.
Plus, get calls on commercial real estate, shipping and more.
In today's trading session, a total of 59 stocks in the S&P 500 have reached new 52-week highs.
Sticking to shareholder-value theories is nearly impossible.