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  • Google Campaign to Build Up Its Display Ads Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 10:39 AM ET
    Google

    Google, the online search ad giant that rarely advertises, has decided it needs to advertise the fact that it is in the online display advertising business.

  • What's On: Earnings, Gold, White House After Summers Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 7:59 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Oracle Growth Plans Worry Rivals and Customers Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 6:42 AM ET
    The Oracle logo is displayed on the company's world headquarters in Redwood Shores, California.

    Each year, Oracle’s presence looms over this city for a week, during the company’s Open World customer conference. About 41,000 people arrived this week to discuss business software in fine detail and talk over beers, reports the New York Times.

  • iPad Tops in Consumer Satisfaction: Report Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 1:36 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    Big news for Apple and Apple investors: The iPad is the highest-scoring product that a leading consumer satisfaction index has ever tracked.

  • What's On: Earnings, Dow 11,000, Employment Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 8:04 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Shoppers in London's West End are reflected in a Christmas tree decoration.

    If Deloitte's forecast is correct, retailers may see some of their holiday wishes come true this year, especially if they have the right e-commerce strategy. The consulting firm's retail group released their Christmas holiday survey, and predicted a modest increase in holiday sales this year, with total sales expected to rise 2 percent to $852 billion during the November through January period. Their measure, which excludes motor vehicle and gasoline sales, compares with a 1 percent gain during the same period last year.

  • What's On: Barack Obama, Bob Doll, Steve Rattner Monday, 20 Sep 2010 | 8:11 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Halo Reach

    The West’s recent dominance in video games is spurring a growing group of Japanese game developers to ask a once-unthinkable question: can they learn from the West? The New York Times reports.

  • iPad Cannibalizing Half of Best Buy's Laptop Sales? Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 4:53 PM ET
    iPad

    That’s been the word on the web today, citing a story in the Wall Street Journal. The writer of that story says Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn told him iPad sales were snatching away up to 50% of laptop sales.

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    It's been years since I found myself staring agape at an IPO.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Are Live Video Web Sites the Next Internet Fad? Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 4:24 AM ET
    Apple iPhone 4

    Last winter, when the roof of a supermarket in northern Norway collapsed, journalists were unable to get to the scene in time because of freezing conditions and icy roads. So they asked a local person to download Bambuser onto their mobile and go to the scene to film the damage.

  • Hurd Makes Debut at Oracle's Earnings Call Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 7:59 PM ET
    Oracle

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Thursday that not only has Oracle been hard at work on an advanced in-memory database product, it will arrive "well in advance" of SAP's database offering.

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    Blue Nile CEO Diane Irvine says she wants to be "a disruptive force" in the jewelry industry, and she just may have the killer app to do it. A sneak peek at a new app that Blue Nile will debut at the Apple store in about a week, shows the online jeweler really knows its customer.

  • Hurd on the Call Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 12:55 PM ET
    Mark Hurd

    Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO who signed on last week as a co-president at Oracle, is scheduled to be on Oracle's Q1 earnings conference call this afternoon, CNBC has confirmed.

  • Stocks to Watch: Ford, Akamai and More ... Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 10:59 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • What's On: FedEx, Gold and Education Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 7:59 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Trying to Create Online Buzz? Add Free Bacon Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 10:02 AM ET
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    Brands looking to break through the blogosphere nowadays need a good pitch, some luck ... and maybe a little bacon.

  • What's On: Petsmart, Dividend Stocks, Battle of the Sexes Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 7:55 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Halo Effect on Video Games? Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 3:38 PM ET
    Halo - Reach

    Analysts tell me that based on pre-sales and last night's turnout "Halo:Reach" is on track to be the biggest Halo game yet, selling some seven million copies by year-end.