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  • Italy Deadlock Ripples Through Europe Markets Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Beppe Grillo, leader of the Movimento 5 Stelle, Five Star Movement

    World markets turned volatile on Monday, with fears of a hung parliament in Italy rippling across the globe, as the outcome of its general election remained highly uncertain.

  • Is Viber the Mobile Rival to Skype?     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Viber CEO Talmon Marco explains how his messaging and voice-calling app, launched in 2010 to rival Skype, is adding half a million users per day.

  • McAfee: New Risks to Mobile Security     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Todd Gebhart, co-president at McAfee, warns of new risks to mobile security, and adds that one-third of users do not bother with passwords.

  • Investors See Bright Side to Italy Election Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 8:36 AM ET
    Prime Minister Mario Monti casts his vote in a polling station on February 24, 2013 in Milan, Italy.

    Hopes of a victory for a pro-reform Italian government helped fuel a stock market rally and support government bonds on Monday in the final stages of voting in the general election.

  • Global Markets Update: European Shares Rise     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports global markets are keeping an eye on Italian election results, as Moody's downgrades UK's credit rating from AAA to AA1.

  • Hans Vestberg, CEO of telecom equipment maker Ericsson, sees 50 billion connected devices by 2020.

  • Apple Wobbles as Mobile Walls Come Down Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 5:28 AM ET
    A visitor inspects a Blackberry Z10 smartphone at the Showstoppers media event prior to the opening of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

    Openness. Choice. Balance. These are the early buzzwords at Mobile World Congress, the industry's massive annual confab.

  • Is the UK the New 'Problem Child' of Europe? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:56 AM ET

    France has been called the euro zone's 'problem child' but on several key economic metrics the U.K. isn't performing much better.

  • European Markets Open Higher     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European markets, where stocks have come in higher.

  • Spain Austerity Protests Turn Violent Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    Forty-five people have been arrested in Spain during disturbances following a demonstration on Saturday by tens of thousands of people against spending cuts and allegations of government corruption.

  • Currency Battle Looms for Scotland Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    An independent Scotland will be able to keep the pound, the UK government will argue next month – but only if Scottish ministers accept budget constraints set by London. The Financial Times reports.

  • Cyprus' New President Faces Bailout Quagmire Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:32 AM ET
    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Cypriot president-elect Nicos Anastasiades faces weeks of difficult talks with foreign lenders on a financial rescue for the island nation after sweeping to a resounding victory in a run-off election on Sunday.

  • Britain Faces Long-Term Economic Malaise Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:28 AM ET
    David Cameron

    At the root of Moody's decision to downgrade Britain's credit rating is a crucial economic reality: Britain has begun to trail its peers in Europe - even bailed-out euro zone economies - when it comes to bringing down its budget deficit and making it attractive for foreigners to buy its exports. The New York Times reports.

  • UK Inflation Bigger Concern Than Downgrade     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says that inflation is a bigger concern for the U.K. economy than Moody's downgrade to Aa1.

  • UK Needs to Rethink Austerity Policies     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng says that the U.K. needs to re-think its austerity policies and come up with measures to generate growth.

  • Italy Needs to Get to Root of Problem: Pro     Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of European Studies and Economics at INSEAD, outlines what Italy needs to do to fix its economy, regardless of the outcome in the election.

  • Italy Votes in Election Watched by Wall Street Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 2:14 PM ET
    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi casts his vote in a polling station on February 24, 2013 in Milan, Italy.

    Despite the circus-like nature of the campaign, Italians at polling stations today were in extremely serious moods, with many telling CNBC this is one of the most important elections in the country's history.

  • Why Italy Continues to Rain on Europe's Parade Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 5:17 AM ET
    Supporters and activists from Livorno of the Movimento 5 Stelle, Five Star Movement go by bus to attend the last political rally of Beppe Grillo, leader of the Movimento 5 Stelle before the national election on February 22, 2013 in Rome, Italy.

    Change is in the air as Italy goes to the polls, but that change could also throw up a nasty surprise for the euro zone.

  • UK Suffers Blow, Pound Under New Pressure Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Moody's downgrade is a blow to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, who has stuck to his plan to reduce government spending in the face of slowing economic growth.

  • Spain Hit by New Corruption Case Involving Royals Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
    Spanish King Juan Carlos' son-in-law, Inaqui Urdangarin arrives at a courthouse in Palma de Mallorca, on the Spanish Balearic Island of Mallorca, on February 23, 2013, to testify in the Noos corruption case.

    The Spanish king's son-in-law appeared before a judge on the island of Mallorca on Saturday to respond to charges of tax fraud in a six-million-euro embezzlement case that has eroded public support for the once-popular royal family.

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