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  • Wall Street Focus: Mergers, Crude and Earnings Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    Speculation in London newspapers over the weekend about a potential $50 billion offer on the way for Alcoa from BHP Billiton is among the largest of possible deals for traders to focus on today.

  • Two Ways to Win Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 7:54 PM ET

    As the revaluation of the tech sector spreads to all its corners, storage software is one space in particular that has caught fire. EMC gives you two reasons why it can make you mad money.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.

  • Sky-High Profits or Space Junk? Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 7:39 PM ET

    Satellite imagery company GeoEye is not for your IRA, but it’s the definition of a great spec stock.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's Sergey Brin Turns Spotlight On To Media Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 5:42 PM ET
    Brin Sergey

    Ever what happens behind the scenes at high-powered events like the Allen & Co. Media conference in Sun Valley? We caught Google co-founder Sergey Brin behind a huge Canon camera questioning the paparazzi about their gear. Always curious, he wanted to know about camera settings and lenses. And he admitted that his favorite photography subject is the paparazzi itself, showing off some of his shots taken through trees.

  • I snagged Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone for a sit down interview during Allen & Co's day of tech panels. I was glad to catch him as last night, as Google Chariman and CEO Eric Schmidt told a bunch of reporters asking about Viacom's lawsuit against Google--that Viacom has "built its business on lawsuits."

  • Strap in because next week is going to be big for the biggest names in technology. We'll get earnings news on Tuesday from Intel and Yahoo; IBM and eBay on Wednesday; Microsoft, Google, Motorola and AMD on Thursday. Did you get all that?

  • Google Takes Swipe at Viacom, Talks Social Networks Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 2:11 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google took a swipe at media conglomerate Viacom, which is suing the Internet search leader and its video sharing site YouTube for $1 billion over "massive copyright infringement."

  • CNBC: Google's Brin Says Won't Pursue Facebook Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    Google is not interested in pursuing an acquisition of Facebook, Google co-founder Sergey Brin told CNBC, though the entrepreneur left open the possibility that Google would be open to talks with Facebook if the social networking site made the first move.

  • Google's Brin: Not Interested In Facebook After All? Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | 2:58 PM ET
    Sergey Brin

    From the Allen Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho: I just spoke with Sergey Brin who, when asked if Google is interested in acquiring facebook, said " we don't look at companies for acquisition unless they are really interesting.". Then he said that while he thinks the company is interesting he said: "I think they are doing well on their own." He also said google wouldn't go after Facebook unless they came to "talk to us." And it sounded like they certainly haven't approached them yet.

  • AOL

    Averting a looming court battle over how it has been handling the exodus from its Internet dial-up service, AOL has agreed to make it easier for its remaining customers to leave as part of a $3 million settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Media Moguls Head to Sun Valley Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 11:13 PM ET

    I'm here in Sun Valley, Idaho, where all the movers and shakers in the media business are gathering for the Allen & Co. media conference to schmooze and make deals. This is where seriously big business alliances are born..

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 8:17 PM ET

    Mastercard, EMC, Volvo, Potash and more...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 to Acquire Postini for $625 Million Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 10:56 AM ET

    Google said on Monday it has agreed to buy Web-based security provider Postini for $625 million, expanding its package of online applications to compete with Microsoft's Office.

  • Game Plan for the Week of July 9 Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 10:16 AM ET

    Growth is back, and Cramer has some stocks he thinks could double - and then double again.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.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Rising Treasury Yields Limit Gains Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:25 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as investors were encouraged by a strong batch of merger news but gains were held in check by rising interest rates.  "The key for the market right now is the ability to digest the fact that the 10-year has moved out of that range that we've enjoyed between 4.5% and 5%," said Russ Koesterich, head of investment strategy at Barclays Global Investors.

  • Google And Valleywag "Fight" Over AdSense Creation Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 5:26 PM ET

    First of all, let me be clear: If you're not reading valleywag.com and think you're following Silicon Valley, you're sorely misinformed. Valleywag is a must-read for anyone trying to get the real, behind-the-scenes story of what's going on around here. They're snarky, fun, creative, connected, and can't wait to spotlight the embarassing, the unfortunate, the inaccurate, the bluster and the misguided spin. And they're usually pretty good about accuracy.

  • Google: Is There A "gPhone" In Our Future? Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 3:38 PM ET
    A gPhone in the future?

    Back in March, when Google hired Andy Rubin, one of the founders behind the Sidekick from Danger, Inc., there was rampant speculation that the company was careening down the path toward a Google-branded cell phone. I was told by sources that he was heading up a 100-person team on this project. Since then, various Google execs have stepped forward to say there wasn't Google hardware in the company's future; but plenty of cool new software on the way designed specifically to take advantage of the wonderful world of wireless.

  • Google Acquires Web-Calling Service GrandCentral Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 8:19 AM ET

    Google has acquired GrandCentral Communications, a start-up that lets users manage their existing phones and voice mailboxes over the Web as if they were a single account, the company said on Monday.

  • The media world loves to get revved up about elections and this year the issue is voter registration. Norman Lear is spearheading a campaign called "Declare Yourself." And no surprise, Lear, perhaps one of the most successful television writer/producer in TV history, is using his contacts and his expertise, turning TV humor into a tool. He's gotten two of the stars of "Reno 911" to create four videos to get what they're calling "the target demographic" to vote.

  • Google Surpasses Buffett's Berkshire .. for a Blink Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 2:00 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    WSJ.com's MarketBeat blog points out today that Google's recent surge to all-time highs pushed the company's stock market value above Berkshire Hathaway's earlier today. But it didn't last all that long. At the close of trading Monday, Google's market cap stands at $164.32 billion, a bit over $1 billion below Berkshire's $165.71 billion. The horserace continues tomorrow.