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  • The top antitrust official at the U.S. Justice Department last month backed Microsoft by urging state prosecutors to reject a confidential complaint filed by Google , The New York Times reported on Sunday.

  • PC Vs. Mac "Wins" And Have You Been Scammed? Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 8:38 AM ET
    “PC versus Mac” ads

    The “PC versus Mac” ads are THE BEST. And they have now been recognized as such, given the top prize at the 41st Annual Belding Awards, a Tinseltown nod to the marketing industry. The ads were created by TBWA/Media Arts Lab, based in Los Angeles. Ellen Gray of the Philadelphia Daily News wonders if the Geico Cavemen can get their own TV show, why not Mac and PC? Apple could underwrite the whole show! Except, of course, people like me love PC more than Mac.

  • Time Warner said Thursday it will make a decision on AOL's future by the end of the year, addressing rampant speculation the online unit could be spun off or merged with another company.

  • Sony Battles Apple Over Internet TV Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 9:11 AM ET
    Sony 46" BRAVIA® XBR® series LCD Flat Panel HDTV

    Sony's TVs may dominate the market, but TV isn't the stable world it used to be. People watch more and more TV content on their computers, and new players like Apple (with its iTV) and Microsoft (with downloads sold over its XBox 360) are pushing into the space. So Sony's tactic is to make their TVs more like computers-- the 18 new Bravia TVs they launched today are all Internet enabled.

  • Sony Game Unit Plans to Cut Jobs in U.S. Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 6:13 AM ET

    Sony's  game unit said on Thursday it planned to cut jobs in the United States and was eyeing restructuring steps in Japan as it struggles to keep up with industry rival Nintendo.

  • Microsoft, LG Electronics Sign Licensing Deal Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 1:10 AM ET

    Microsoft and South Korea's LG Electronics said on Thursday they have entered into a patent cross-license agreement, sending LG shares to their highest in more than a year.

  • The Four Horsemen of Tech: Part 1 Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 6:17 PM ET

    It’s time to pass the torch. Cramer’s got a new bunch of tech heavyweights that transcend the sector and crush the competition. These are the stocks that will carry the weight of this market, he says, even on a down day like today.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • EBay to Auction Advertising on U.S. Radio Stations Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 4:14 AM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.

  • Web Searching in 3-D? Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 1:59 PM ET

    Searching on the web has been hot forever, or at least since Google created its nifty homepage. But now Ask.com is coming up with a crazy new way to compete--Ask3D, a new search platform. It can't really be 3-D if it's on your computer screen, but it is a 3-panel interface, that delivers results with both Web links and video, images, and links to things like music, all one one page. Sort of like if you searched all of Google's categories (news, images, video) all with one click.

  • Intel, Asustek Announce Plans for Low-Cost Laptop Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 6:04 AM ET

    Intel detailed plans Tuesday to team up with Asustek Computer, the world's largest maker of computer motherboards, to make a notebook PC that would cost as little as $200 aimed at the education market in developing countries.

  • Concerns Emerge Over ITunes User Data Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 3:21 AM ET

    Apple's recent rollout of songs without copy protection software at its iTunes Store has given consumers new flexibility, but questions have emerged over the company's inclusion of personal data in purchased music tracks.

  • Rating Lebron, Spelling Bee B-e-a-t-s NBA, And More Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 4:42 PM ET
    Lebron Air Zoom

    LeBron James one of the most marketable guys in all of sports and has a chance to be the league’s most marketable player -- hands down -- if he wins a championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers this month. But James is not a slam dunk for the companies he is working for at this point and I believe most of that fault lies with the companies who have signed him.

  • Dell "Dude" Taking A Bite Of The Apple? Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 3:59 PM ET
    Benjamin Curtis

    Remember Ben Curtis? He's the actor who played Steven, the "Dell Dude," the only memorable Dell ad campaign ever. Curtis was eventually phased out--he wanted to move on, and there was also the little matter of getting arrested for trying to buy marijuana. Since then, Curtis has done a little of this, a little of that. He was hired to promote Gameznflix, an online game and DVD rental company.

  • The Word on Wal-Mart, Dow Jones and more... Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 9:05 PM ET

    The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... the family behind Dow Jones agreeing to meet with Rupert Murdoch... Wal-Mart's $15 billion buyback ... and more. Find out where they see fast money.

  • Getting the Street View on Navteq Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 6:55 PM ET

    Whatever Google wants, Google gets – and the search giant’s eyes are fixed on this digital maps company.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Praise and Concern for Google's Street View Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 4:16 PM ET

    Is Google's new Street View feature violating the U.S. Constitution? Taking up the issue on "Street Signs" were Edward Jurkevics, Internet mapping and imagery consultant for Chesapeake Analytics, and John Gapper, chief business commentator at the Financial Times.

  • No.1 - Now It's Your Turn NASDAQ Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 12:49 PM ET

    The S&P 500 and Dow reached all-time highs in May, but what about the NASDAQ? The index is well below its record set in March of 2000. That tech bull run was led by the 4 horsemen; Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) Who will be the new NASDAQ leaders?

  • Google Co-Founder Caught "Off Guard" Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 10:39 AM ET
    Brin Sergey

    So here's what you don't see on TV. I covered the first ever web developer conference held by Google, a "coming of age" rite for a company that, well, came of age a while ago. No top executives were supposed to be there. They were all supposed to be at the D5 tech conference near San Diego. So you can imagine my shock when, as I ignorantly sat on my journalistic butt, producer Christine Egy ran up and said, "Sergey Brin just walked in!"

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 7:28 AM ET

    Jobs and manufacturing data combine this morning to tell the tale of the consumer and manufacturing pillars of the economy for a market set on moving higher. Stock futures are moving up after markets around the world start the month of June with gains.

  • Google Takes Big Step to Make Web Work Offline Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 4:52 PM ET

    Google  said Wednesday it had created Web software that runs both online, and offline, marking a sea change for the Internet industry by letting users work on planes, trains, spotty connections and even in the most remote locations.

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