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    A six-second clip on Chinese state television has provided a rare glimpse into purported cyber hacking attacks launched by the country's military, despite long-standing official denials that the government engages in such activity. 

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    These days, big technology companies — particularly those in the hypercompetitive smartphone and tablet industries — are starting to resemble Hollywood film studios. Every release needs to be a blockbuster, and the only measure of success is the opening-weekend gross. The New York Times reports.

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

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

  • The “Mad Money” host talks to CEO Christopher Loughlin to see if Travelzoo is now a bargain.

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    Being smart certainly gives you an edge in business. But there’s one thing the boss appreciates more than a high IQ. It’s not being a snappy dresser. Or having a killer instinct. (Though, those things can’t hurt.) Here's what it is.

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    It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.

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    A steady influx of funding from angel investors and venture capital firms that are hoping to find the next LinkedIn spacer or Facebook has sparked a potentially dangerous financing frenzy for the technology-startup industry, according to investors and market participants. And the recent market turmoil has done little to slow the stampede.

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

  • Hewlett Packard

    Technology companies typically don’t make the best targets for activist investors, given how quickly things can change in their business. And it’s hard to imagine anyone could mount a successful fight on a company with a $49 billion market value. But when it comes to Hewlett-Packard, all bets are off.

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    Yale University recently sent letters to alumni, faculty and staff informing them that the names and Social Security numbers of 43,000 people affiliated with Yale have been available to Google search engine users for the past 10 months.

  • Hewlett Packard

    Executives from Hewlett Packard will meet UK Business Secretary Vince Cable next week to discuss the 7.1 billion pounds ($11.7 billion) takeover of Autonomy, one of the UK's biggest software companies.

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    Traders in the City of London, one of the financial districts of the UK capital, see a market environment where trust has all but evaporated and the best course of action is often to do absolutely nothing.

  • James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    The Metropolitan Police arrested another suspect as part of their investigations into phone hacking at the now closed News of the World newspaper, London's Metropolitan police said on Thursday.

  • Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett-Packard offered to buy British software company Autonomy for $10.2 billion. The company preannounced earnings that hit expectations but its outlook disappointed. Its shares fell.

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    In the absence of being able reliably to pick or create successful innovations, the state of the art in innovation management can be done in a three stage approach, suggests the author.

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

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    There was a curious bit of downtime on the Apple Store this morning, and perhaps now we see why.

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    The travails of the Murdoch family over the phone-hacking scandal at their UK newspaper empire are far from over.

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    They say nice guys finish last and, despite your mom’s protests, that may actually be true. That jerk at work may be getting paid more than you.