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  • D Conference: Startups Cashing in on Content Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 5:05 PM ET

    Social media isn't the only hot category here at the "All things D" conference. Some of the hottest companies here are focused on content — helping consumers navigate the nearly infinite content out there and access exactly what they're looking for.

  • America's Most Wired Cities Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 3:18 PM ET
    Common sense might indicate that the best place to hop online would be in the vicinity of where the most Internet innovation is taking place. Common sense is sometimes wrong. Silicon Valley might be where Internet sensations grow up, but if you're looking for a truly high-speed connection, you'll need to head about 850 miles north. The FCC has put together a list of actual broadband speeds, averaged over 30 days of testing, in cities across America and overall, it's not a pretty picture. Even th

    The top ranked city falls far short of places like Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland. But if you're looking for fast broadband domestically, here are the ten best places to find it.

  • What's in Your Wallet? 2005 Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:09 AM ET
    credit cards

    I was at the bagel store getting my usual this week. I noticed a woman next to me opening up a voluminous wallet. I'm not one to stare, much, but I was nearly blinded by the plastic. After refocusing, I noticed she had a lot of Visa cards. A lot.

  • Companies Climbing to the Cloud Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:04 AM ET
    While there's a lot of general confusion about what, exactly, cloud computing is, identifying the industry's big players isn't too difficult. Some have very public faces. Others operate in the background. But they all play a key part in this emerging field, which is just as important to less-than-thrilling business necessities as it is to your home entertainment. And a fair number of players have a foot in both ponds.

    While there's a lot of general confusion about what, exactly, cloud computing is, identifying the industry's big players isn't too difficult.

  • Cloud Computing 101: Learning the Basics Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    The technology  may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief  question and answer session  to get you in the know.

  • iTunes

    Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.

  • View From the Top: Executives See Profits in Cloud Tech Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.

  • Reducing Security Risks in Cloud Computing Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:58 AM ET

    Security breaches  highlight the need for cloud customers to perform better due diligence and for a standard set of best practices to instill confidence that data will be handled reliably.

  • Businesses You Can Start for Under $5K Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 5:08 PM ET
    The biggest thing holding most people back from starting their own business is money. But the truth is, you don’t have to have a lot of money to start a business. “If I get one more stinking, whining email about how impossible it is to start a business without any money, I am going to explode!” entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz wrote in his book, “The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.” In fact, Michalowicz argues that having the money could actually be bad when you’re starting a business. “The lack of mone

    The biggest thing holding most people back from starting their own business is money. But the truth is, you don’t have to have a lot of money to start a business.

  • Lady Gaga's House Wasn't Born This Way Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:32 PM ET
    Lady Gaga accepts award from Cher on stage at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.

    One superstar who may be in desperate need of an Extreme Makeover Home Edition is someone who indulges in extreme makeovers: Lady Gaga.

  • Daunting Task: Make Every Bookshop Unique Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 1:58 AM ET

    High street bookstores need to become richer experiences if they are going to succeed, according to the CEO-elect of Waterstone’s, the UK’s largest bookseller.

  • Key Themes Emerging for World Summit Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    With Europe’s debt woes and the future of the IMF grabbing headlines, traders will be keeping a close eye on developments at the G8 meeting, Thursday.

  • The Future of Cloud Computing     Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    The future of cloud computing and which companies stand to gain or lose from this technology, with Larry Haverty, Gabelli Global Multimedia Trust Fund; Lance Ulanoff, PCMag.com; and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Cramer: This Market Is So Stupid Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 6:09 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host explains why and reveals how to trade it.

  • 10 Products That Oprah Made Popular Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 1:15 PM ET
    The Oprah Winfrey Show airs its final original episode on May 25, 2011. When that happens, it won’t just signal the end of a popular television show. It will signal the end of a venue that has catapulted obscure businesses to unexpected heights and increased sales beyond their owners’ wildest dreams. It’s known as “The Oprah Effect,” and it’s been known to turn a struggling company into a commercial phenomenon after a single appearance on her show. Click ahead and see some of the products that w

    Click to see some of the products that were put on the map by “The Oprah Effect.”

  • Like This? Sarkozy Makes Friends at e-G8 Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 4:53 AM ET
    French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    Nicolas Sarkozy has invited the digital industry to pop to Paris for a few days this week to chew the fat before the G8 summit. And Rebecca Meehan is going along for the ride.

  • Apple Store

    Even if markets meltdown, Apple may be immune to the carnage, says Jon Najarian. Here's why.

  • Short Sellers Set to Target LinkedIn Monday, 23 May 2011 | 2:17 AM ET
    LinkedIn

    Shares in LinkedIn are expected to come under downward pressure this week, as they attract the attention of aggressive traders who are prepared to bet on a fall in the business network’s stock price, reports the Financial Times.

  • Retailers Hit on Gap, Aeropostale Lower Guidance Friday, 20 May 2011 | 9:29 AM ET

    Simply put: the lower end retailers are getting hit because many lowered prices to drive sales. But sales have not increased much, and costs have gone up due to inflation. Boom, a triple whammy.

  • The E-Book Revolution  Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 6:31 PM ET

    Amazon says its e-book sales have surpassed its printed counterparts.