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  • U.S. stock index futures eased slightly, but remained higher, after jobless claims came in largely as expected.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Shares in Arm Holdings rose as 13 per cent in early London trading on Thursday after Microsoft announced overnight that the UK-based group’s chip designs would feature in a new version of the Windows operating system. The FT reports.

  • CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks closed at new multi-year highs Wednesday to new multi-year highs as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.

  • CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to rise in the last hour of trading to new multi-year highs on Wednesday as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.

  • President Barack Obama

    The setback in November dealt to President Obama by the G.O.P may ironically help the President more than his own party.

  • A highly regarded legislative analyst and the "Fast Money" traders discuss what impact the newly elected U.S. House speaker might have.

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    Apple has zero official presence at CES but the specter of Steve Jobs shadow looms large over every single bit of activity at the annual tech convention.

  • With the increase in advanced-tech smart phone devices, firms focusing on Internet security are going to be the big winners over the next decade, said Adam Holt, global head of software equity research at Morgan Stanley.

  • Stocks gained as investors began to take heart from a series of positive economic reports. Disney and AmEx gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

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    Apps and Internet connectivity are everywhere. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, you’ll see more devices incorporating PC-like functions. And they'll be not just smartphones and set-top boxes, but TVs, digital cameras and printers as well.

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    CES kicks off today and buzz is already building about the hot new devices and services that will grab the attention of consumers and investors. Some clear themes have already emerged and it's all about new mobile devices, seamless integration of streaming and traditional content, more powerful chips, and persistent 3D.

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    This could also be the year fitness goes high tech, as 2011 Consumer Electronics Show is including a Sports and Technology summit. This follows a growing trend in exercise related video games, including the  Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect and PlayStation Move.

  • With 1.5 million square feet of exhibition space, more than a few gadgets will be competing for attention at CES. What should you be watching?

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    Tired of breaking your New Year's resolutions before the confetti settles? Yeah, there's an app for that. Put down that bucket of chicken and check out these 10 mobile apps to help you keep your financial resolutions.

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    Another year, another CES. I’ve seen so many that they all begin to blend. But change is always afoot in the consumer electronics business, and so there’s something new every time.

  • Find out who to buy and who to sell so you can capitalize on the move.

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    There's no question Facebook raising $500 million in financing from Goldman Sachs and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies is meaningful for the company. It's a massive vote of confidence — Wall Street believes in its business model.

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    Apple continues to be the second most valuable U.S. company behind Exxon Mobil, which has a market cap of $375 billion (a 52-week high).

  • Who says you need a college degree to start a business? Plenty of people can’t bear to wait that long, so they launch their companies long before graduation day.While the success of these dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. Of course, the most famous one these days is probably Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. But many more over the past 50 or so years have become so ingrained in American, if not worldwide, c

    While the success of dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. We collected a list of the best.