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  • Steve Jobs' Mark Twain Moment: "Reports of My Death..." Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | 12:47 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    The news business can be an ugly business sometimes. Just ask Apple and its CEO Steve Jobs—the subject of an erroneous obituary report Thursday. We in the news business sensationalize, we rationalize, we sanitize, we get things wrong, and sometimes we stick with stories far too long. But the ugly little truth is that the news business can actually (mis-)manage the news itself...

  • Five-Star Stock Picker: Size Matters Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 1:36 PM ET

    Patrick Becker Jr. says large-cap stocks are an investor's wisest choices in the current volatile market environment.

  • Intel Sees Strong 2008—And No Slowdown Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 10:46 AM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel CFO Stacy Smith joined the "Squawk Box" crew live on set Monday morning for the first time, and it was a good visit. In many ways.

  • Verizon Searches for Google Friday, 22 Aug 2008 | 1:38 PM ET
    Verizon

    Here's an intriguing tidbit, courtesy of The Wall Street Journal: Google and Verizon are on the verge of a deal, whereby Google would be the default search engine for the carrier, and the two would split ad revenue. While the deal isn't done yet, it offers up interesting scenarios -- and would represent another loss for Microsoft.

  • Microsoft's $300 Million Makeover Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    You know those Apple commercials that skewer Microsoft: "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC." They're helping Apple sell more computers, but they're not helping Microsoft any. Now Microsoft is fighting back with its own message, investing $300 million in a new campaign for Windows.

  • Apple's "Mac vs. PC" ads are advertising legend now, and in 30 seconds can do more to spotlight the differences between Apple and Microsoft than just about anything else. So effective, they even annoyed Bill Gates. Microsoft's counter-attack? Jerry Seinfeld (!)

  • Apple's Back-to-School Bonanza Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 4:16 PM ET
    Back to school

    There has been so much written about Apple and the iPhone recently: the 3G issues, the MobileMe mess, the so-called Apps Kill Switch controversy, the iPod and its battery/BBQ issues, the company's $20 billion in cash, and a stock that continues to try to claw its way back from the doldrums. What investors ought to be focusing on, instead, is the back-to-school shopping season.

  • Palm Strikes Curious Treo Deal Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 10:01 AM ET
    Palm Treo Pro

    The Palm Treo Pro is one of the most anticipated product releases in the company's history. Riding the wave of the Centro smartphone, Palm was in a position to capitalize nicely on its marketplace momentum with Treo Pro's release Wednesday. But there's a hitch...

  • Inside Intel Today Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 4:36 PM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    This is an important week for Intel, a company at a kind of competitive and technological crossroads. The company is hosting its annual developers' forum in San Francisco, with chairman and former CEO Craig Barrett delivering today's keynote.

  • Analyst: Apple's iPhone Devours Market Share Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 11:16 AM ET
    Apple iPhone

    Over the past few weeks, several Wall Street kernels have popped when it comes to Apple. And this morning, Pacific Crest Securities' Andy Hargreaves focuses on Apple's iPhone and its momentum in the marketplace.

  • More Disgusting Food, California and Gaming Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    The Burger King Bather continues to reverberate. As I blogged last week, a BK employee got fired for posting online a video someone shot of him taking a bath in the sink at work.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:30 AM ET
    A Bank of America branch.

    Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 8/15 Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 4:44 PM ET

    The market ends the week mixed as oil retreats and the dollar continues to strengthen.  The NASDAQ and tech lead the way for stocks, up almost 1.6% for the week, followed by the S&P roughly flat, and the Dow lower for the week by almost a percent.

  • Infineon Chip Causing iPhone Problems: Reports Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 5:26 PM ET

    An Infineon chip could be the root of complaints from around the world that Apple Inc.'s new iPhone drops calls and has unpredictable Internet links, according to a research report from Nomura.

  • Dow Drops As Banks Fall Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 9:03 PM ET

    The Dow declined by triple digits on Wednesday with financial shares selling off for a second straight day on fresh concerns about the widening impact of the mortgage crisis.

  • Googling Eric Schmidt Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    The company CEO gives Cramer the answers he's looking for during this extended interview from Wednesday's Mad Money at the Half.

  • Momentum in Tech? Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Yes, but not for the long term, Cramer says. Here's how you trade this market.

  • Switch From Commodities To Stocks May Not Last Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 1:14 PM ET

    The rapid slide in commodities prices is fueling the runup in stocks. But market pros think the switch might be short-lived.

  • Oil Down, Tech Up? Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 12:34 PM ET

    Now that inflation is no longer haunting the markets, the future earnings of high-growth stocks have become much more attractive.

  • Google Shows "Dark Side" Of Cloud Computing Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 9:58 AM ET

    When Google's Gmail service went dark last night for about 90 minutes, cutting off millions of users from their email, it shone a bright light on the promise--and problems--of so-called Cloud Computing.

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