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  • Apple Teams with Microsoft? Not So Fast Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 10:20 AM ET
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    There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.

  • Google Has Little to Lose by Taking on China Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 1:01 AM ET
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    The best part of the Google news that it's taking on the Chinese government is exactly that. Google is in a great position of taking the moral and political high ground without risking too much on the economic front, and sticking it to the Chinese.

  • Yahoo

    Former NBC Entertainment chief Ben Silverman and Barry Diller's IAC/Interactive Corp teaed up last fall to launch a new studio called "Electus" to create entertainment, ads and branded content. Now we're finally seeing what this merger of new and old media has up its sleeve.

  • Social Media Sweeps CES Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 11:30 AM ET
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    There's a huge trend dominating the floor at CES this year, and it's not a new gadget. It's social media.

  • Give The People What They Want Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 6:12 PM ET
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    For many people, media is no longer about ownership, but about access. And that means a shift is in order for the next generation of consumer electronics devices.

  • Pops & Drops: Google, Netflix Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 6:10 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Netflix popped while Regions Financial and Cintas dropped.

  • Nasdaq Closes Higher But Rally Fizzles Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 2:22 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are indicated to extend the previous session's gains, aided by European markets that hit 14-month highs on a broader index, helped by energy and banking stocks.

  • Halftime Report: Weak Housing Takes Rate Hike Off Table? Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 1:51 PM ET

    After Wednesday's weak housing data, should you bet that the Fed keeps interest near zero for some time to come?

  • Stocks Flatten As Housing Plays Scrooge Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    Stocks are indicated to extend the previous session's gains, aided by European markets that hit 14-month highs on a broader index, helped by energy and banking stocks.

  • Futures Higher As Economy Edges Up Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 6:24 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are indicated to extend the previous session's gains, aided by European markets that hit 14-month highs on a broader index, helped by energy and banking stocks.

  • Stocks Finish Up as Holiday Rally Continues Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 1:37 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street continued its push for a happy holiday, with stocks closing higher Tuesday as investors focused on positive housing news and the prospects of a mild Santa Claus rally.

  • The Science of Managing Search Ads Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 10:38 AM ET
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    For most people, Google and other search engines are essential tools to navigate the Web. But the workings of the text ads, the blurbs that peddle goods and services on the search results pages, are largely hidden from Web users. The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Shoot Higher as Home Sales Pop Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 10:05 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures mostly held their ground and indicated a higher open, despite a report showing the economy grew at a much slower pace than thought in the third quarter.

  • Futures Hold Ground Even Amid GDP Letdown Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 8:41 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures mostly held their ground and indicated a higher open, despite a report showing the economy grew at a much slower pace than thought in the third quarter.

  • Will Icahn Stake Mean a Take Two Sale? Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 3:38 PM ET
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    Carl Icahn and Take Two Interactive Software are hardly strangers.  The investor raised eyebrows Thursday after reporting an 11.3 percent stake in the video game publisher. Given his activist shareholder history, some took that as a sign that Take Two would soon be back on the sales block.

  • Mad Mail: 'Winterize' Your Portfolio With These Stocks Wednesday, 16 Dec 2009 | 11:16 AM ET

    Plus, get calls on solar power, natural gas, the Internet and more.

  • Dow Ends Higher—Even as Dollar Gains Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 4:41 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow ended higher Friday—even as the dollar gained strength. Consumer discretionary was a standout after reports showed retail sales rising and consumers' mood improving.

  • After initially lifting the market, strong retail sales data led to worries that the Fed will have to raise rates sooner than expected? How should you be positioned?

  • Stocks Pare Gains as Dollar Pushes Higher Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 12:50 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains Friday afternoon as the dollar gained strength. Consumer discretionary was a standout after reports showed retail sales rising and consumers' mood improving.

  • Stocks Rise After Jump in Consumer Sentiment Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 10:14 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment improved in early December and retail sales rose much more than expected last month.