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  • Microsoft and Oracle Join Forces Against Rivals Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Microsoft and Oracle announced a tie-up to give the once-fierce rivals an advantage against Web-based cloud-computing companies chipping away at their businesses.

  • Cashing Out? Prepare for Your Company's Funeral Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Google's office in Kirkland, Wash.

    The takeover of a popular start-up raises concerns about whether its defining culture can survive a merger with a larger company.

  • Stand and Deliver: Apple Ties CEO Award to Stock Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 8:04 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Apple added a caveat to CEO Tim Cook's one-time stock award: They're tying it, in part, to the performance of the stock, which is down 42 percent from its high above $700.

  • XBox 180: Microsoft Buckles, Sets XBox One Free Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 6:13 PM ET
    Gamers play a game on the Xbox One console in the Microsoft Exbox Xbox booth during the Electronics Expo 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

    Microsoft has announced a major policy change on the Xbox One, bowing to consumer sentiment.

  • Cramer: Watch Out, Bears Looking to Mow Down Bulls! Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cramer expects the bears to make a run at the market, guns blazing. Are you ready?

  • Forgot to 'Google' Your Financial Advisor? Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 12:46 PM ET

    Google is your best friend when it comes to catching a financial advisor with dreams of pulling off a Ponzi scheme before they make off with your money.

  • 3-D Printing: This Generation's 'Moon Shot' Moment Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    Cliff Fischer of Wisconsin Precision Casting uses 3-D printing and iPads on the manufacturing floor.

    3-D printing holds much promise for many sectors. But innovation brings risks, such as 3-D guns. In addition, is America's workforce ready for advanced manufacturing jobs?

  • Forget the NSA, Privacy Breaches Start With You Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:09 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Despite the outrage over allegations the NSA is collecting data on every phone call, it is clear that the worst privacy violations, especially for businesses, start with you.

  • Bon Appetit! Start-Ups for Time-Pressed Chefs Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 5:16 PM ET

    As online grocery shopping gains traction, several new start-ups are betting that consumers will be willing to shell out for dinner kits delivered straight to their doors.

  • Amazon in 3-D; Uber's SF Fare; Aereo in Hotlanta Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 11:39 AM ET
    3-D printer by Makerbot for sale on Amazon.com.

    Amazon has launched a dedicated section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers; now Jeff Bezos' investment in Makerbot becomes crystal clear.

  • Apple Executive Takes the Stand Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:44 AM ET
    Apple Executive Takes the Stand

    The highest-ranking Apple executive to testify will take the stand Thursday at the e-books price-fixing trial, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Mutual Fund Divas Warble With Index Angst Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Mutual funds have come full circle from an era in which active managers could walk on water to a world in which the general assumption is an active manager can never beat the index.

  • Amazon Rolls Out 3-D Printer Shopping Section Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:36 PM ET
    3-D printer by Makerbot for sale on Amazon.com.

    Amazon has launched a section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers and related materials, including software, all in one place.

  • Sales of Orwell’s ‘1984’ Soar After Spying Leak Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    Sales of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel "1984" have shot up on Amazon.com amid new disclosures about spying by the U.S.' National Security Agency.

  • Cloud Computing: CNBC Explains Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:49 PM ET
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    Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any and all of the data and applications you want.

  • Discretion Advised: Consumer Discretionary Soars Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?

  • Amid Rising Debt, the Sharing Economy Is Growing Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    As more people are underemployed and buried in debt, collaborative consumption is growing. From Taskrabbit to Instagram, see how sharing is changing the economy.

  • Customer Clout: Retail Acting on Shopper Reviews Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Customer reviews influencing what retailers do more than ever before. The culprit: social media and the risks that negative comments can go viral quicker than ever before.

  • Techs on a Pullback? Analysts Offer Some Picks Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    The stock market pullback could create an opportunity to boost exposure to cyclicals. Here are some of the tech stocks Wall Street analysts have been buzzing about.

  • What Gives? Retailers Go Gaga for Groceries Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Despite the high revenue, the profit margins in the grocery business traditionally have been low, but that hasn't stopped retail giants Amazon and Wal-Mart from escalating the national food fight. What gives?