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  • If one of your co-workers won the Mega Millions and walked off into the sunset with $370 million, wouldn’t you hate their guts?

  • The Changing Landscape for Advertisers Wednesday, 7 Mar 2007 | 2:02 PM ET

    When it comes to technology it seems like everyday we focus on big-screen this, or big-screen that, but today, thanks to Microsoft, I want to take a look at the small screen in your den or the tiny screen in your pocket.

  • Koch Industries Plans to Bid for GE Plastics Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 6:06 PM ET

    Koch Industries, the world's second-largest private company, plans to team up with private equity firm Blackstone Group to join the bidding for GE Plastics, according to sources close to the process.

  • The Motion Picture Association of America released data Tuesday showing that 63 movies grossed more than $50 million in 2006.

  • FDA Warns GE Health Unit on Manufacturing Problems Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 12:43 PM ET

    Federal regulators have warned General Electric's health-care unit about manufacturing problems uncovered during an inspection of an Ohio plant, a letter released today said.

  • Yum Brands Calls in Experts to Combat New York Rats Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 1:41 PM ET

    Yum Brands, the operator of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut restaurants, said that it engaged a pest control expert for urban settings to review standards for its outlets in New York City.

  • Ford Agrees To Sell Automobile Protection Unit Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 10:35 AM ET

    Ford Motor  said on Friday it agreed to sell Automobile Protection Corp., a unit that sells vehicle service contracts, to private equity fund Trident IV L.P.

  • General Electric to Sell $2.9 Billion Swiss Re Stake Thursday, 1 Mar 2007 | 6:36 AM ET

    Swiss Re said General Electric would divest its stake worth around 3.5 billion Swiss francs ($2.9 billion), selling half to Swiss Re and placing the other half in the market.

  • Munich Re Posts 52% Drop in Fourt-Quarter Profit Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | 3:52 AM ET

    Reinsurer Munich Re on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit dropped by 52% because of a dip in its net investment income.

  • You Can't Take Oscar To The Bank Friday, 23 Feb 2007 | 3:34 PM ET

    For many stars, critical acclaim and commerical success don't go hand in hand and winning an Oscar may not mean big bucks or big hits.

  • Hollywood Hopefuls Friday, 23 Feb 2007 | 10:41 AM ET

    As Hollywood celebrates the Oscars, it's already counting on a big year in 2007 with a number of potential blockbusters to rally the box office.  And that’s making movie theatre companies popular with investors.

  • Google to Sell Online Software Suite Thursday, 22 Feb 2007 | 1:10 PM ET

    Google  will begin selling corporate America an online suite of software that includes e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and calendar management, escalating the Internet search leader's invasion on technological turf traditionally dominated by Microsoft and IBM.

  • Show Me The Money, Oscar Wednesday, 21 Feb 2007 | 5:26 PM ET

    This year’s Best Picture nominees grossed a mere $243 million in domestic box office sales, less than a fifth of the $1.32 billion raked in by the top five movies in 2006.

  • Possible YouTube Deal with CBS Unravels: WSJ Wednesday, 21 Feb 2007 | 9:09 AM ET

    A deal between Google and CBS that would let YouTube users watch clips from CBS shows such as "The Late Show with David Letterman," has unraveled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

  • Merck CFO to Retire in July Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | 9:59 AM ET

    Merck said Chief Financial Officer Judy Lewent, 58, plans to retire in July after 17 years in the post.

  • GE Sees $115 Million Charge After Court Decision Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | 4:29 PM ET

    General Electric expects to take a $115 million charge in the first quarter related to a court ruling on its asbestos liability, according to a company spokesman.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | 7:53 AM ET

    Mergers and would be-mergers, housing starts and producer prices could all influence the market today. Stocks look a bit weak on the opening after clinging to small gains yesterday that put the Dow at another record.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | 8:45 AM ET

    Stocks are grounded for now, after flying high yesterday on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's soothing comments about inflation. The markets look flat to mixed ahead of the open and a bunch of economic data. More testimony from Bernanke and several key data points could determine direction.

  • Merck Agrees to Settle $2.3 Billion Tax Dispute with IRS Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | 10:29 AM ET

    Merck said on Wednesday it agreed to settle tax disputes with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service at a net cash cost of about $2.3 billion.

  • Google Accused of Helping Internet Pirates: WSJ Monday, 12 Feb 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    Google was criticized by a group of major media companies for deliberately providing Internet traffic to Web sites accused of offering illegal film downloads, according to several people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

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