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Here's another internet stock that Cramer is pumped up about. There was a time when the Street thought it was a bit schizophrenic, but nowadays its strength is in a diversity of brands. And even after a 15-point jump, it still has the juice.
Cramer can often be a contrarian - and in the tech sector, he's got a few picks that go against the grain. One in particular is making some positive moves, and Cramer believes it could be reason to cash in now.
The National Basketball Association struck a deal with Google's YouTube, making it the second major sports league to forge an alliance with the popular video-sharing site, according to CNBC's Darren Rovell. The NBA's partnership with YouTube includes a new website, the "NBA Channel," which contains highlights and behind-the-scenes videos featuring NBA players.
Google will begin selling corporate America an online suite of software that includes e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and calendar management, escalating the Internet search leader's invasion on technological turf traditionally dominated by Microsoft and IBM.
Google dominated the search arena, and then seized vast chunks of the e-mail market from Yahoo! and Microsoft's MSN. Now Google is taking aim at Microsoft's nearly universal office applications. But will Google's subscription-based Apps Premier Edition shake the House that Bill Gates built? Two analysts weighed in on "Morning Call."
Early buying interest is putting a firm foundation under stocks so far this morning. European stocks are moving up on earnings news, and Japan ended higher, comforted by comments that the Bank of Japan will move slowly with any further rate increases.
Stocks closed mixed after the January consumer inflation report and higher commodity prices weighed on the broader market. "I think the stock market was more adversely affected than the long end of the interest rate market, but stocks have had such a nice run, I think people just used the Consumer Price Index as an excuse to take some money off of the table," Lou Brien, strategist at DRW Trading Group, told CNBC.com.
A deal between Google and CBS that would let YouTube users watch clips from CBS shows such as "The Late Show with David Letterman," has unraveled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Inflation data and the Fed's meeting minutes could be two big drivers for the markets today. So far, stocks look weak-to-flat ahead of the opening after yesterday's late-day rise to yet another record level. Hewlett-Packard is trading lower in Europe after reporting earnings after the bell yesterday. Wall Street is apparently unhappy with its outlook, after its report of a 26% rise in profits on strong printer and PC sales.
A potentially devastating hole in Google's prevalent desktop search product could have exposed personal files on users' computers to data thieves. Google fixed the defect within weeks of being informed about it and says it has no evidence the vulnerability was exploited.
Shares of tech giant Microsoft fell on Friday after CEO Steve Ballmer said analysts' sales forecasts for the company's new Windows Vista operating system were "overly aggressive."
Google lost a copyright lawsuit Tuesday to Belgian newspapers that had demanded it remove headlines and links to news stories posted without their permission. The ruling, if confirmed, could set a precedent for how Web search engines link to copyrighted material in the tumultuous arena of online news.
A court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Belgian newspapers that sued Google, claiming that the Web search Internet search leader infringed copyright laws and demanded it remove their stories.
Google was criticized by a group of major media companies for deliberately providing Internet traffic to Web sites accused of offering illegal film downloads, according to several people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Falling oil and weaker global markets are the backdrop for a likely lower opening in U.S. stocks this morning. Saudi Arabia's oil minister Ali Naimi knocked the wind out of oil prices early today. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Naimi said he was satisfied with market conditions and that OPEC may not need to change output.
Cities across the country are rushing to go wireless – it’s cheaper to install, cheaper for users than cable, much faster than dial-up and generally more cost-effective all around. Yet municipalities are running into opposition as they attempt to transform their cities into Wi-Fi hotspots.
Two of YouTube's founders stand to divide shares of stock now valued at around $650 million, Web search leader Google said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday detailing the payout from its $1.65 billion acquisition.
As Cisco Systems rides the wave of surging demand for increased bandwidth as consumers digest more and more video online, some are wondering if the networking giant will tug the rest of the tech industry in the same direction. But as interviews with analysts this morning on CNBC showed, the so-called “Cisco Effect” is up for debate.
Internet search is undoubtedly one of the most useful tools out there, but it’s never been synonymous with entertainment. Microsoft is hoping to change this – and maybe even beat Google at it’s own game – by launching an interactive search engine that aims to be both functional and entertaining at the same time.