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  • Stocks Close Mixed; Dow Still Below 12,000 Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.

  • Futures Edge Higher After Six Down Weeks Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.

  • Online Sales Tax Battle Looms in US Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:39 AM ET

    Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.

  • Options Bulls Are Bidding on EBay Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    Calls outnumbered puts by more than 2 to 1 yesterday, another indication that the sentiment remains bullish.

  • Groupon’s 1500% Growth Makes Even Google Look Lame Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    “Groupon and the rest of the industry has grown so rapidly because, for the first time in history, merchants can leverage the Internet in scale,” says one analyst. “The deal commerce space is going to be massive.”

  • Live Blog: Steve Jobs Introduces Apple's iCloud Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 3:12 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco at the Moscone center. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is expected to deliver the keynote address at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET), and is expected to announce several new software offerings.

  • Why Apple's iCloud Announcement Matters Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 9:49 AM ET
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    Some people will tell you that because the oddsmakers aren't expecting a new iPhone from Apple today, this Steve Jobs keynote isn't a very big deal. They're wrong. This is the most important Apple announcement in recent memory.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Can Groupon Really Reduce Its Marketing Costs? Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 3:40 PM ET
    Groupon

    The most surprising thing about Groupon is not how much money it has lost. It’s that it expects investors to ignore the losses.

  • After months of speculation, U.S. online group discount retailer Groupon finally took the plunge and filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise about $750 million. While the offering has been keenly anticipated by investors, not everyone is buying into the frenzy.

  • 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
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    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.