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  • Japan’s New Tech Generation Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 12:36 AM ET
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    Every Wednesday, a bar in central Tokyo hosts an unusual speed-dating event. There are drinks and plenty of coy looks. But the young people at the bar aren’t here for romance. The NYT reports.

  • Gambling chiefs race for share of U.S. online gaming Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:24 PM ET

    Our biggest challenge is converting the 25 to 35 year old to becoming participants in our industry, "said Brian Gamache, chief executive of slot machine maker WMS Industries Inc at the annual Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.

  • Toys ‘R Us Goes Hollywood, to Offer Video Streaming Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:11 PM ET
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    Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to begin offering streaming and downloading video for sale.

  • Apple’s iPad Mini: What It Means for Investors Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 5:46 PM ET
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    With Apple announcing so many products this year (iPhone 5, new Macs, new iPad and now an iPad Mini), what could the new tablet mean for investors? TheStreet.com reports.

  • What Investors Can Do Until Stocks Rally Again Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 5:17 PM ET
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    The summer stock market rally has lost steam, with equities treading water since their mid-September highs. But some market pros expect the rally to resume after this recent pause.

  • Blodget: iPad Mini Could Hurt Apple Margins Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    The upcoming release of the iPad Mini raises the question of what it will do to Apple’s profit margins, Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • Apple Cooking Up Rumored 'iPad Mini': Report Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 11:57 AM ET
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    Apple's smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini, is currently in production, according to a report.

  • Citi reiterates "buy" rating on Netflix, shares rise Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    Oct 3- Citi Investment Research stood by its "buy" rating on Netflix Inc despite several risks surrounding the online streaming video company's growth prospects. "Netflix remains one of the most controversial stocks we cover," Citi analyst Mark Mahaney said in a research note to clients. "

  • *Oracle unveils new cloud products at user conference. BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison said he intends to drive growth at the world's No. 3 software maker by promoting its current suite of cloud computing products and not through an acquisition.

  • Oracle's Ellison: focus on Cloud, not acquisitions Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 5:06 PM ET

    BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison said the company will focus on driving organic growth through a new suite of cloud computing software versus pursuing major acquisitions for now, though he would not rule out a big deal "down the road."

  • Options Traders See 17% Move for Best Buy by November Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    As Best Buy's stock approaches multi-year lows, one option trader is betting the stock is about to rally.

  • *Windows, multiple versions of Android complicate decisions By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE, Oct 2- For Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com, and the clutch of other companies that hope to carve out a big slice of a mobile computing business currently dominated by Apple Inc, the future depends on people like Scott Porad.

  • *Windows, multiple versions of Android complicate decisions By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE, Oct 2- For Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com, and the clutch of other companies that hope to carve out a big slice of a mobile computing business currently dominated by Apple Inc, the future depends on people like Scott Porad.

  • Lions Gate Exec ‘Open to Idea of Exclusivity’ Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 5:55 PM ET

    It’s an issue of math when deciding who gets to carry its video content, Lionsgate Films Vice Chairman Michael Burns said Monday on CNBC.

  • Netflix the Next Amazon?   Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 5:15 PM ET
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    Could Netflix have the same kind of growth potential as Amazon? Michael Burns, Lionsgate vice chairman, discusses how major entertainment companies are positioning themselves for accelerated streaming content growth.

  • Kudos for Paperwhite   Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:48 PM ET
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    Kindle Paperwhite is a quarter of the price of an iPad, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • UPDATE 2-Nokia sells mapping services to Oracle Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:26 AM ET

    HELSINKI, Oct 1- Nokia Oyj has agreed to give Oracle Corp's customers access to its mapping products, as the mobile phone company seeks to expand its location services business. Oracle has developed a link between its own software and the Nokia Location Platform software, Nokia said on Monday.

  • UPDATE 1-Nokia, Oracle to announce mapping deal Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 5:29 AM ET

    HELSINKI, Sept 30- Phone maker Nokia Oyj. will announce on Monday a deal that will give Oracle Corp's customers access to its mapping services, Nokia said on Monday. In stark contrast with Nokia's troubled phone business, sales at Nokia's location business grew last quarter, although it still generates only 4 percent of group revenue.

  • UPDATE 1-ASOS names former Amazon man as chairman Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 4:23 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 1- British online fashion retailer ASOS said a former managing director of Amazon in the UK will be its new chairman as its seeks more growth overseas. ASOS said in May that Alli would step down after 12 years with the firm.

  • Just When Investors Thought Europe Was Fixed... Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 3:01 PM ET
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    Investors spent most of the summer believing that central bankers would protect them from the looming European debt threat, only to find in recent days that they may be wrong.