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  • StarCraft 2

    You might think that after creating a title that has over 12 million customers happily paying a monthly subscription fee, Blizzard Entertainment would be immune to some of the fears circling the video game industry.

  • Facebook, the social networking giant, is now valued at $65 billion and moving up 30 percent in the last six weeks, making it one of the most highly valued private companies out there today. This high valuation is a function of scarcity of shares that has created a supply, demand imbalance, according to one venture capitalist.

  • On Thursday the S&P 500 sees it’s biggest percentage and point jump since December 1, 2010 and yet the stock that is its best performer (+202 percent!) over the last 52 weeks, does not participate in the rally: Netflix spacer (NFLX). It closed down half of a percent, adding to the steady, quiet decline that has chopped $40 (18 percent) off Netflix’s stock price in 12 trading days.

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    This week Google declared a war for display ads, the next online goldmine. Neal Mohan, VP for product management said the company has 1,000 engineers around the world working to make the display ad market simple and easy, to draw more ad dollars.

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

  • Cramer talks about the "incredible" cloud computing story with's Marc Benioff.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    Smartphones have absolutely crashed the mobile gaming industry party since the iPhone came onto the scene in 2007 – can Nintendo answer?

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    Most retailers continue to omit online sales from their monthly same-store sales reports. However, several retailers have begun to include them. This move says a lot about the retail industry as well as about the maturity of the online business.

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    Comcast may be the nation’s biggest cable company, but it still faces tough competition from the Internet. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.

  • Pacman

    Pac-Man is a pretty familiar character after 30 years. Toru Iwatani, creator of the game, offered a postmortem on the industry’s biggest franchise—and told a few tales most fans have probably never heard.

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

  • The "Mad Money" host would avoid putting money into these three areas.

  • Facebook

    Facebook is “probably not worth $60 billion today,” but it could be “at some point,” Michael J. Price, senior managing director of Evercore Partners, told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPad in San Francisco today – a thinner, lighter device with cameras for videoconferencing and possibly a faster Apple-designed A5 chip.

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

  • Tivo

    When TiVo reports after the bell today analysts expect it to post its ninth consecutive quarterly deficit as its subscriber numbers continue to shrink. Wall Street's expecting a quarterly loss of 28 cents per share on revenues of $41 million — yes $41 million.

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

  • Twitter

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo acknowledged in a tweet to CNBC that his company has an enormous amount of work to do.

  • Micheal Wolff founder of Newser

    Merger talks between, a pioneer in online news and opinion, and, a news aggregation Web site founded by a journalist, Michael Wolff, have collapsed, according to people involved in the talks. The New York Times reports.

  • Twitter

    Please! As if anybody knows what the company really is worth or, more importantly, ultimately will be worth based on future revenues.