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

  • Roger McNamee

    Microsoft "stole" Skype from Silver Lake Partners and previous owner eBay spacer when it purchased the internet video communication service for just $8.5 billion this May from the private equity firm, according to legendary venture capitalist Roger McNamee. Silver Lake bought Skype two years ago from eBay for $2 billion.

  • Facebook

    Social networking giant Facebook doesn't need to go public because a flourishing venture capital market provides enough funding to grow without the short-term focus of a public market, venture capitalist Roger McNamee said.

  • Groupon

    Concerns from regulators about Groupon’s accounting metrics are prolonging the company’s pre-initial public offering document review, according to people familiar with the matter. The Internet group-discount site is now eyeing a mid to late-September debut, two of these people added.

  • Groupon Controversy & Social Media

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the SEC reviewing Groupon's accounting metrics, and Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners, discusses IPOs, social media and his favorite tech strategy.

  • "Although closely related to the centuries-old practice of buzz marketing (same purpose, different pathways), viral is a relative newbie in the marketer’s arsenal," Marian Salzman, CEO of Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, North America explains and offers six tips for spreading contagion taken from the new book.

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

  • Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    The online retailer reported sales and profit that topped what analysts were expecting Tuesday, sending the shares higher in extended trading.

  • Netflix

    Netflix was dropped kicked off its recent 52 week high perch today. Not much to complain about in the reported quarter. EPS beat nicely and revenue was in the range of guidance (although slightly below the Street). So why are traders so down on this today...and should you be concerned?

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    A new survey says men are better social networkers than women even though women tend to be more social. Here's how one author says women can close this gender gap.

  • A pile of old cellular phones.

    The phone hacking crisis causing turmoil at News Corp subsidiary News International will not extend to rival Daily Mail & General Trust, according to the company's chief executive.

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

  • eBay's earnings got lost in the shuffle. Find out if Cramer thinks it's a buy.

  • Apple Store

    Shares of Apple briefly touched the $400 mark for the first time during regular trading Monday, nearly a week after the company reported record earnings and revenue on the popularity of its iPhone and iPad.

  • Netflix Earnings Preview

    A look at how investors should be trading the stock ahead of the earnings release, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research.

  • Pandora: Wall Street Weighs In

    Wall Street firms are initiating coverage on the online radio service, with CNBC's David Faber & Herb Greenberg.

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

  • Anders Behring Breivik

    Police arrived at an island massacre about an hour and a half after a gunman first opened fire, slowed because they didn't have quick access to a helicopter and then couldn't find a boat to make their way to the scene just several hundred meters offshore.

  • hulu.com

    Apple is in talks to potentially bid for video-streaming service Hulu, according to a person close to the situation.

  • Lowell McAdam

    Verizon Communications is seeing "robust growth" in cloud computing because customers are looking to lower their IT costs, Lowell McAdam, the incoming CEO, told CNBC Friday.