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    News Corp is finally selling MySpace. The media conglomerate has struck a deal to sell the struggling social network to ad network Specific Media for between $30 million and $40 million.

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

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    Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.

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    As a Harvard Business School student, Mark Pincus scoffed at Wall Street firms whose interview questions he felt were beneath him. Now he’s hiring some of those very companies to help take his game maker, Zynga, public.

  • Only on Wall Street: Zynga & LinkedIn

    Zynga's IPO could be worth $15B-$20B; the underwriters of LinkedIn's IPO rate the stock with a series of buys; and rioters in Greece take to the streets in protest of upcoming austerity measures, with CNBC's Kate Kelly & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Microsoft Unveils Office 365

    A look at how the software giant's new cloud based subscription plan may help to boost its bottom line, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

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

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    Videogame makers won a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court today, lifting the threat of a potential crackdown that's been looming over the industry since 2005.

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    Companies, on average, are remaining private for significantly longer periods of time when during the Internet Bubble "it was more like three or four years," said Dan Cummings, head of Global Equity Capital Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch .

  • South Korean oil counters may have posted solid gains in recent trading sessions due to firmer oil prices but CLSA warns that the sector "in trouble."

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

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    Much has been made about how many homeowners — and even traders — got bamboozled by the financial crisis. Well guess what: Now, even your kids don't trust banks — or the stock market.

  • Cars 2

    Today Disney opens 'Cars 2' in over 4,100 theaters, making it Pixar's widest-ever launch. There's little question that the film will win the U.S. box office this weekend — it's expected to gross $50 to $55 million. But that's less than the first 'Cars' film...but the movie is just one tiny piece of 'Cars' importance to Disney's bottom line.

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

  • Apple iPhone

    Picking the next Angry Birds, Zynga – or Pandora – will mean looking for leaders on emerging platforms and recognising the potential of emerging markets, according to venture capitalist Mattias Ljungman.

  • Google

    The Federal Trade Commission is preparing to issue subpoenas to Google as part of a wide-ranging civil antitrust investigation into practices in Google’s search engine business, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The NYT reports.

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    FourSquare, a mobile check-in service with 10 million registered users, has until now been about people meeting up with friends at bars and restaurants and the occasional discount. But Thursday, it announced a deal with American Express.

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    When J.K. Rowling announced her new web venture, "Pottermore," in a secretive and much-hyped announcement this morning, some of her biggest fans were disappointed that the site isn't a bigger deal.

  • Dynamic Duo: FourSquare and AXP

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin with details of the budding partnership between the location based service and American Express.

  • China's Hottest Tech Stocks

    Discussing the rough time Internet company Youko, which is known as the YouTube of China, has had during the past three months as well as a strategy to turn the stock around, with Victor Koo, Youku chairman.