Information Technology Internet

  • Facebook

    The world of business is now immersing itself into the social networking phenomena both for external, internal and combined communications. Yet, the immersion is still a challenge for the majority of organizations as they look to build these technologies into the fabric of their business culture.

  • Amazon.com

    After months of rumors and speculation Amazon s launching its long-anticipated instant video streaming service — a direct competitor to Netflix.

  • retired_couple_beach_200.jpg

    An estimated half a million American seniors have moved overseas to retire, and that number is growing. Some relocate abroad to get a bigger bang for their ever-shrinking retirement buck. Others go in search of adventure.

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

  • Chinese students play online computer games at an internet cafe in Hangzhou.

    Renren.com plans to list in the US this year in a deal that could make the Chinese company one of the world’s first social networking sites the public can invest in. The FT reports.

  • NCAA Football 2011

    A ruling by a federal district court of appeals earlier this week might have significantly affected the lawsuit brought about by former NCAA college football and basketball players against the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing and Electronic Arts for including their likenesses in EA games without being compensated.

  • A mdoel walks the runway for Luca Luca Fall 2011 at The Stage at Lincoln Center, New York City.s

    Nordstrom's decision to acquire online retailer HauteLook is just the latest example of the shake-up that is going in the designer goods market. Fashion designers are scrambling to play catch up with their online strategies now that more luxury customers are demanding it.

  • The collective buying model can successfully drive thousands of one-time customers to a location, yet little research or analysis has been done to determine if daily deal sites are driving the right type of customer – one that comes back at full price.

  • Steve Jobs

    The heavy call volume in the February expiry would appear to say yes. But unfortunately for Apple investors, a closer look at the activity suggests otherwise.

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

  • Plus, Cramer's take on his favorite bull markets NOW.

  • lock_laptop.jpg

    Some simple software lets just about anyone sitting next to you at your local coffee shop watch you browse the Web and even assume your identity online. Te New York Times reports.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    After two consistent years of negative growth, investors in the video game industry are hoping for things to start turning around in 2011, but they may have to wait a little longer for that to happen.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • IBM's Watson computer system, powered by IBM POWER7, competes against Jeopardy!’s two most successful and celebrated contestants Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

    From the first PC to Watson this inventor reflects on how he and his colleagues shaped history, "Our team of young engineers had no idea that we were creating a new multi-billion dollar industry, which would ultimately transform the way people worked and lived."

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • angry_birds_plush_140.jpg

    Kids love to play with devices such as Apple's iPad, and this isn't lost on toy makers, who are using a variety of tactics to keep kids of all ages engaged amid the increased competition for a share of kids' playtime.

  • A poster placed on a lamp post calls for the return of the internet after it was shut down by the government on February 1, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.

    Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition’s most potent weapons. But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. 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.

  • Andrew Cuomo (D)

    When Andrew M. Cuomo was sworn in as New York’s chief executive six weeks ago, he took control of a multibillion-dollar budget, tens of thousands of state workers and hundreds of agencies. But Mr. Cuomo appears to want to hang on to his old job, too, reports the New York Times.