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  • Toshiba Quits HD DVD, Surrenders in Format War Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Japan's Toshiba waved the white flag in the home movie war, giving up on its HD DVD format after losing the support of key studios and retailers to  Blu-ray technology backed by Sony.

  • The 'Fast Company' Top 50 Firms (Pt. 2) Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 2:55 PM ET

    Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies.  Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 2)

  • The 'Fast Company' Top 50 Firms (Pt. 1) Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 2:44 PM ET

    Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies.  Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 1)

  • Preview: 'Fast Company' Names Top 50 Innovators Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 12:28 PM ET

    Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies.  Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (Full list to come.)

  • Google's YouTube Makes "Advertising Pitch" Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    YouTube threw a coming out party of sorts to hundreds of top ad industry execs in New York City this week. The event was called 'Videocracy,' and it's the largest ever advertiser event thrown by Google which bought YouTube for $1.6 billion dollars two years ago.

  • The 'Nifty 50': Rebound Stocks (Pt.1) Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:55 PM ET

    When the economy rebounds, where's your portfolio going to be? UBS says that's a question to answer right now. The bank released what it calls its "'New' Nifty Fifty," a list of 50 companies from around the world that can use today's troubling market conditions to position themselves to thrive when the economy rebounds. (PART 1)

  • Writer's Write And The Biz Is Back In Show Business Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    The 100 day-long writers strike is officially over. After voting overwhelmingly to return to work Tuesday afternoon, writers returned to the job. It's clear just driving around Los Angeles that things are picking up again--the traffic's much worse! (No joke). Writers and the studios are rushing to throw together pilots for the fall TV season.

  • News Corp: Serious Suitor For Yahoo Or Just Speculation? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    What a week-and-a-half for Yahoo it has been: a $44.6 billion hostile bid for the company, a whopping 62 percent premium, then rumors of multiple suitors chomping at the bit to snap up this company, rumors of a remarkable plan to make this company into an independent money-machine--secret plans that'll turn Yahoo into the greatest name online.

  • Writers' Strike Hastens Change in TV Landscape Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 2:31 PM ET

    The negotiating committee of the Writers Guild of America voted unanimously to accept a new tentative three-year deal with the major Holywood studios.

  • DJIA Remix - Component tenure Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:23 AM ET

    Dow Jones announced two new Dow components today, the first change to this major market index since 2004.  Honeywell and Altria are out while Chevron and BofA are in.  See how long the remaining 28 components have held their positions...

  • Rio Urges Shareholders to Take No Action on BHP Bid Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 6:51 AM ET

    The chairman of mining company Rio Tinto wrote to shareholders on Sunday, urging them to take no action on a bid for the company by rival miner BHP Billiton.

  • McConaughey, Hudson Take 'Gold' at Box Office Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    In their second on-screen pairing, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson returned to the top of the North American box office Sunday with the adventure comedy "Fool's Gold."

  • Writers' Strike: The End? (Almost) Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 6:01 PM ET

    Michael Eisner may have said on CNBC's "Fast Money" that "The strike is over" -- but it's not QUITE there yet. Almost, but not quite. And Eisner's optimism definitely reflects the hopeful mood in Hollywood...

  • Nanotechnology: What About Investing In It? Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 2:24 PM ET

    One of the most fascinating things to watch as a Wall Street reporter is the emergence of new technologies, and attempts to fund them. Biotech was the big one a decade ago, but now there are others: robotics, genetics, artificial intelligence, and now nanotechnology.

  • What Works in Cherry-Picking Stocks Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 12:53 PM ET

    In a volatile market, stock picking becomes more of an art than ever.  Stephen Wood of Russell Investments and Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James offer some instruction for investors in cherry-picking of stocks.

  • Don't Worry--Recessions Can Be Good Time to Invest Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 10:35 AM ET

    In  1990--the last time the New York Giants won the Super Bowl--the U.S.  was headed for recession.  Stocks then staged the biggest bull-market run in history.

  • Rio Tinto Rejects Sweetened $147 Billion Bid by BHP Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 12:28 PM ET

    Rio Tinto rejected a sweetened $147.4 billion takeover offer from miner BHP Billiton, saying the hostile bid undervalued the company.

  • What's an Investor to Do? Recession-Proof Stocks Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Investors are worried about a recession again.  So  CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.

  • Vestas Raises 2007 Profit, Sales Guidance Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 1:22 PM ET
    Wind turbines are seen in Dronten, the Netherlands, July 27, 2006. The Dutch have used windmills for centuries to pump water out of their low-lying country, and old-fashioned wooden mills are closely linked with their international image. But in the face of a large and growing lobby against the windmill's modern electricity-generating counterpart, the wind turbine, the country has now started moving them offshore and out of sight. (AP Photo/ Peter Dejong)

    Top world wind power plant producer Vestas on Monday raised its 2007 sales and profit outlooks on the back of smoother production and a strong fourth quarter, sending it shares 7.9 percent higher.

  • The Writers' Strike is Almost Over! Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 12:39 PM ET

    Yes, it's true, after nearly four months and seemingly endless picket lines, the writers and the producers are close to a deal. After the Directors Guild renegotiated its contract, the Writers Guild leadership sat down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) -- and this time, Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger and Fox's Peter Chernin were leading those negotiations.