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  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and a founder of Facebook, has agreed to donate $100 million to improve the long-troubled public schools in Newark.

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  • Stranded airline passengers

    With more travelers taking to the air and airlines still reluctant to add flights, you can go home for the holidays, but it will cost you. Airfare during the Thanksgiving holiday is averaging about 10 percent higher than a year ago, while travel in December may be even higher, according to research from online travel agency Travelocity.

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    Despite plenty of talk about consumers ditching their cable service, Angelakis says he's not concerned about customers "cutting the cord."

  • The long slow demise of Blockbuster that will culminate with an imminent bankruptcy filing provides another example of how the failure to effectively respond to changes in the distribution of content can doom an enterprise.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

    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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.