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    New Government Program Develops Future Fuels

    New financing from the federal government may help biotech companies develop fuels of the future, helping reduce America's dependence on oil.

  • Mad Mail: Xbox Reason Enough to Buy Microsoft?

    The Mad Money host takes your questions.

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    What Makes Rich People Happy? (Besides Money)

    Which brands make the rich happy? A new study from the Affluence Collaborative, a research project formed by several marketing groups, attempted to answer that question, and found that the top brands on that list are all technology names.

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    Pakistan will start monitoring seven major websites, including Google, Yahoo and Amazon, for sacrilegious content, while blocking 17 other, lesser-known sites it deems offensive to Muslims, an official said Friday.

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    Android-Related Stocks 'to Avoid'

    Recently, market research firm NPD found that during the first quarter of 2010, consumers purchased more Google Android-based devices than iPhones. It was an important win for Google and Android. But for investors, it was eye-opening.

  • There's Still One Safe Place to Invest: Vanguard CEO

    ETFs were among the investment types most affected by the "flash crash" in May, but Bill McNabb, CEO of The Vanguard Group and told investors that they are still a safe place to invest.

  • Stocks Slide; JPMorgan Drags on Dow

    Stocks opened lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. But a pair of better-than-expected economic reports helped curb the losses.

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    Is Apple a Victim of Sour Grapes?

    As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.

  • A 'Red-Hot' Tech Play?

    Shares of this software company are trading at levels not seen since 2000.

  • Dow Ekes Out Gain; Homebuilders Rise

    The Dow squeaked out a gain Wednesday after the Fed renewed its pledge to keep rates low and offered a statement with no surprises.

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    I caught up with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone at Microsoft's launch of its Bing Entertainment search service.

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    Microsoft literally went Hollywood Tuesday night, unveiling its new "Bing Entertainment" search service to a star-studded audience at a private West Hollywood club.

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    12 Cool Android Apps: Flash, Virtual Vuvuzela & More

    At current count, there are close to 100,000 apps available in the Android Marketplace. Best of all, you can download and install many of them for free. Read on for a dozen of the best, must-have downloadable — and free! — apps for your Android phone.

  • Double-Dip May Come 'A Lot Sooner': Strategist

    The Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee is expected to issue its latest decision on interest rates and the US economy this afternoon. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, discussed his insights ahead of the event.

  • Stocks Slide as Home Sales Hit New Low

    Stocks turned lower Wednesdy after a report showed new home sales hit a record low last month.

  • Analyst Watch: Machinery, Mega Caps, Las Vegas Sands

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.

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    New iPhone Arrives; Rivals, Beware

    The iPhone 4 is slimmer, with an improved screen and audio. But it was a hit before the public knew that. The NYT reports.

  • Dow Loses 1.4% After Late Selloff

    Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, dragged down by disappointing housing data and weakness in energy shares.

  • Stocks Tumble Further In Final Hour of Trading

    Stocks fell further in late trading Tuesday as energy stocks dragged and technology and health care stocks were higher.

  • 10 Winning Tech Picks for Investors: Strategists

    According to the latest KPMG survey, tech CEOs are feeling bullish about the economy and tech spending. So how do investors trade the news? Mark Stahlman, partner at TMT Strategies and Brad Gastwirth, executive managing director at ABR Investment Strategy discussed their best plays.