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  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.

  • US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off.  During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.

  • The Dow popped over 100 points in the final minutes of trading Friday after a yo-yo session — and a rocky week. Financials gained. Dell was among a handful of decliners.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    After months of examination, the Federal Trade Commission has decided to let Google's $750 million acquisition of mobile advertiser AdMob move forward. And it makes sense.

  • Stocks pared their losses after a lower open on Friday. This follows Thursday’s market plunge as stocks logged their biggest drop of the year. What are the key levels investors should watch for going forward? Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his insights.

  • Alan Wake

    Stalled by the recession and companies who were initially hesitant to sink part of their advertising budgets into an untested medium, in-game advertising is coming of age—and it could finally live up to its potential as a significant revenue generator.

  • If we're entering bear market territory, what's the best move for your money now?

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    The tech sector is once again in the limelight after being shoved to the corner in the aftermath of the dotcom bust in 2000.

  • Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.

  • Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.

  • Microsoft

    The funny business of managing public perception. Today I'm checking in with friends on Facebook and Googling for news...all on my iPhone. Three big products and services from three big companies. I'm not sure I trust any of them. Just because, you know, they're big. Everywhere. Watching me. Using me.

  • Stocks slid Wednesday amid worries about increased market regulation—but a tame inflation report helped curb losses. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their market outlooks.

  • With small-cap stocks thus far outperforming their large-cap counterparts off the market's lows, is now the time to invest in American blue chip companies?

  • The Dow tumbled over 100 points, or 1.1 percent, led by financials, as the dollar gained against the euro. Walmart was the lone gainer on the Dow. Oil ended below $70 for the first time this year.

  • Stocks continued to slide in choppy trading Tuesday as the dollar gained against the euro. Financials were the biggest drag after Germany issued a proposal to ban naked short-selling.

  • Grand Theft Auto IV

    Video game sales may have plummeted 26 percent in April, but now there's hope that a new game will get the industry moving. "Red Dead Redemption" goes on sale today, and based on rave reviews and some anecdotal reports of huge lines outside Game Stop stores, this game could be a blockbuster.

  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday after some encouraging earnings reports. How should investors be positioned going forward? Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, and Patrick Becker, principal of Becker Capital Management, discussed their insights.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    In a Quixotic kind of way, SAP's acquisition plans announced last week for Sybase got me thinking about another deal that's made the rounds over the past couple of years: Apple and the potential take-out of Electronic Arts.

  • US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.

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    Can Google, the master online search advertising, harness another form of advertising—display ads—and pull in millions?