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  • A year from now, the marriage of Newsweek with the Daily Beast website will bear a “very strong bottom line,” Stephen Colvin, CEO of the newly formed Newsweek Daily Beast Company, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Beatles White Album

    It's the 21st century British invasion: The Beatles have come to iTunes, closing the biggest hole in the product lineup of the world's biggest music retailer.

  • The Beatles

    Apple says its iTunes service will sell music from the Fab Four. The Beatles have so far been the most prominent holdout from iTunes and other online music services.

  • Google Android

    Within five years, half the handsets sold will be smart phones, according to industry projections, and emerging market customers will be a big part of that trend, Paul Jacobs CEO and chairman of computer chip-maker Qualcomm, told CNBC Tuesday.

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

  • Google CEO Eric Schmidt kicked off the Web 2.0 Summit with a cautious interview. He chose his words carefully and footnoted his jokes, especially when it came to controversial topics like privacy.

  • The Beatles

    The Beatles look set to make their music available for the first time on Apple’s industry-leading iTunes digital entertainment store, the company behind the iPod and iPhone is expected to announce on Tuesday, signaling an end to the company’s disputes with the best-selling band. The FT reports.

  • Facebook

    Today, Facebook unveiled what it's calling a "modern messaging system" which aims to make digital communication "seamless, informal, immediate, personal."

  • Internet entrepreneur Bob Pittman has gone back to his radio roots in a new venture with Clear Channel, in which he will help extend radio brands, such as Z100 and Kiss FM, to the Internet and mobile devices.

  • Facebook

    Declaring e-mail past its prime in the age of texts and instant messages, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company doesn't believe e-mail is going to be a modern messaging system.

  • iTunes

    On Apple's homepage this morning, there's a cryptic message: "Tomorrow is just another day. That you'll never forget. Check back here tomorrow for an exciting announcement from iTunes."

  • Newsweek

    Putting together The Daily Beast and Newsweek makes little financial sense, includes not much in the way of editorial synergies — is it The News Beast or The Daily Week? — and marries two properties that have almost nothing in common other than the fact that they both lose lots of money.  Other than that? A great idea. The New York Times reports.

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

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    It’s not uncommon to hear consumers grumble that the price of video games is too high, but that’s not something you expect to hear from the CEO of a game publishing company.

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    Every day I find one more reason to love the internet, a place where we gather to laugh, to cry... To express outrage.

  • Apple Store

    Apple’s iOS 4.2 is due later this month. Some expected it as soon as today, but doesn’t look like that’s going to happen.

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

    Before the book was pulled in the wee hours of the morning, the pedophile guide had been propelled to the top 100 rankings among paid Kindle titles on Amazon.com. Less than 24 hours earlier, the virtually unknown digital book ranked well north of 157,000 on Amazon.

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

  • The office of Alibaba (China) Technology Co.

    Alibaba Group, owner of China's largest e-commerce site Alibaba.com, reported a 55 percent jump in third quarter profit, driven by a rise in subscribers and strong growth in value-added services. However, the firm warned of falling growth rates due to an expected slowdown in China's exports.

  • As Nintendo experiences falling sales of its Wii products and competition from other producers, including Microsoft, Nintendo of America’s president and COO told CNBC Thursday that the company’s installed base works in its favor.