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  • Activision and Electronic Arts: The Brewing War Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 7:05 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    While the level of rhetoric gets high in any corporate battle, it has moved well past that in this fight, with high profile employees being wooed away and gamer loyalties being put to the test. Ultimately, though, it's shareholders that, for better or worse, could be caught in the middle.

  • Could Google Ever Approach Baidu's Valuation? Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 12:35 PM ET
    Receptionist at Baidu.com office

    A day ahead of Google's earnings, there was this bizarre development from its Chinese rival: Baidu is now trading at over 100 times this year's earnings.

  • Eyeing Intel Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010 | 3:21 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on housing, the banks and more.

  • Yahoo Beats Back the Naysayers Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010 | 2:12 PM ET
    The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Maybe there's something to this whole second place thing. This runner-up status. Number 2 might be the new Number 1?

  • Intel's Market Sweet Spot Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010 | 10:08 AM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    As Intel prepares to release earnings tonight after the close, investors are clearly expecting good news. And for good reason.

  • Microsoft Sees Pink with 'Kin' Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 1:01 PM ET

    This morning, at a splashy event at the trendy Mighty Club in San Francisco, Microsoft took the wraps off its new "Kin" smart phone, a device designed from the bottom up with social networking in mind, and in partnership with Sharp Electronics, Verizon and Vodaphone.

  • Tensions Rise for Twitter and App Developers Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 10:51 AM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter made it easy for programmers outside the company to build 70,000 applications that made the microblogging service more usable. Without them, people would not be able to post a photo, shorten a URL, monitor several Twitter accounts at once, easily use the service from a cellphone or search for people to follow.

  • Kelly: Google is a 'Bargain' Going Into Earnings Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 10:38 AM ET

    In an exclusive to CNBC.com, Fast Money Trader Brian Kelly compares the P/E ratios of Apple and Google and discovers that the Google may be quite a bargain.

  • US Stocks Rise for the Sixth Consecutive Week Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 6:59 PM ET

    US Stocks rose for the third consecutive week, with the Dow halting its eight-session winning streak on Friday.

  • FCC

    The FCC took a major hit in the net neutrality war this week, as a court ruling has determined companies can control internet usage on their pipes. So what's next for the FCC?

  • Stocks Snap Losing Streak; Retail, Banks Gain Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 5:39 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak Thursday after retailers delivered their best sales numbers in a decade, reinvigorating confidence in the recovery. Banks and retailers advanced. Chips were weak.

  • Options Action: Microsoft Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 5:36 PM ET

    Considering Microsoft stock has been stuck at $30 for the better part of 5 years, how can you possibly make fast money from this name?

  • Early Returns – Microsoft Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 5:36 PM ET

    Microsoft reports earnings on April 22nd. Two weeks out, how should you be positioned?

  • Apple Gets Serious About Games: It's iPad vs Xbox Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 5:04 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    Beginning this fall, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch customers will have a new operating system for their devices that features a host of improvements, the company announced Thursday.

  • Stocks Climb After 30-Year Auction Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 2:14 PM ET

    Stocks rose to session highs Thursday afternoon after the 30-year Treasury auction was met with satisfactory demand and banks gained.

  • Activision Sees Another 'Modern Warfare 2' Windfall Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 12:05 PM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    When a game breaks entertainment industry sales records, there's usually not a lot of room to progress. But "Modern Warfare 2" is quickly becoming the gift that keeps giving for Activision.

  • This rally has been getting no respect from investors since the March lows of last year, said Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Capital.

  • Byron Wien: Oil at $100, Gold at $1,500 by Year-End Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 5:39 PM ET

    Crude oil will hit $100 a barrel while gold will reach $1,500 an ounce by the end of this year, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Services.

  • Halftime Report: Gold Heading To $1163? Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 1:23 PM ET

    Renewed worries about Greece sent the S&P lower and gold higher. Is the precious metal about to break out?

  • Dow Erases Gains; Banks Rise, Homebuilders Slip Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 4:55 PM ET

    The Dow's ascent after the latest Fed minutes quickly petered out and the blue-chip index ended flat. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.