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  • WASHINGTON, July 15- The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently any taxation of Internet access, a prohibition that is temporary and currently set to expire in 16 weeks. The approval came on a voice vote, sending the legislation next to the Senate, where it also has bipartisan support.

  • *Rocket Internet building online empire outside US, China. Rocket Internet is bidding to create the largest internet empire outside the United States and China, seeking to replicate the success of Amazon and Alibaba in markets the U.S. and Chinese e-commerce groups have yet to dominate, such as Africa, Latin America and Russia.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- A U.S. ban on Internet taxes that has been in place since 1998 would be made permanent under legislation approved on Wednesday by a congressional committee. The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte, will go next to the full House of Representatives, where the timing for a vote has not been determined.

  • Buffett's Berkshire cuts Kraft, Mondelez stakes Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 11:23 AM ET

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply reduced its holdings of Kraft Foods and Mondelez during the second quarter.

  • Will rising rates start to sting stocks? Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 8:36 PM ET

    Wary of rising rates, stock traders will keep an eye on the bond market Thursday as another wave of earnings reports roll in.

  • Cloud Computing: CNBC Explains Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any and all of the data and applications you want.

  • Buffett's Berkshire Eliminates Two Small Stakes Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has eliminated its holdings of two stocks: Archer Daniels Midland and General Dynamics.

  • Hackers On Overdrive: Is No One Safe?     Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports hackers have been working overtime, breaching Reputation.com, Living Social and the Twitter account of the Guardian in the UK. Even the Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams and the Department of Labor were compromised.

  • Early Movers: VFC, DHI, TYC & More Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • After-Hours Buzz: AMZN, SBUX, JCP & More Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Early Movers: CPB, KRFT, SJM & More Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hikes GM Stake by 67% Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:05 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has increased its bet on General Motors, adding 10 million shares in the last three months of last year. The total stake is now worth $694 million.

  • After-Hours Buzz: CBS, A, BRCD & More Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 5:02 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • After-Hours Buzz: MSFT, T, SBUX & More Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Will Tech Earnings Charge Up the Stock Market Rally? Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Google Maps app for Apple ios.

    A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.

  • Midday Movers: GMCR, LULU & More Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Midday Movers: HNZ, CAG, RAH & More Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 12:09 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:

  • A weak finish for stocks as earnings news weighs Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    Stocks are closing mostly lower after another batch of weak earnings reports weighs on the market. Poor earnings from Goodyear, Verisign, Interpublic and other companies disappointed investors. Three stocks fell for every two that rose on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Oct 25- Verisign Inc's third-quarter results modestly beat estimates, but the company that assigns Internet protocol addresses said the Commerce Department may not complete its contract review before it expires on Nov. 30, sending its shares down 15 percent after market.

  • Weak earnings reports weigh on the stock market Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stock indexes are moving between small gains and losses on Wall Street Friday after Goodyear Tire& Rubber and other companies turned in weak earnings reports. Goodyear's stock sank 7 percent after the company said that a steep dropoff in sales in Europe delivered a blow to the company's earnings.