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  • Pandora trader wearing single symbol P on his jacket at the NYSE

    Pandora Media's lack of profitability didn't stop investors from tuning in to the Internet radio stock, boosting it's price as much as 50 percent in its market debut Wednesday.

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    Dating over 40 is like being in outer space. And just like astronauts need assistance with entry into the Earth's atmosphere, one dating site is aiming to help men over 40 re-enter the love atmosphere.

  • Pandora Opens for trading

    Pandora surges after its debut, with the company's CEO, Joe Kennedy.

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    Online-radio service Pandora priced its IPO at $16 a share, far higher than the expected range, as this latest round of Internet IPO mania continues.

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    The consumer and advertisers are back, and they're here to stay, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers's new Media & Entertainment Outlook, through 2015.

  • 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.

  • A man holds a flower and waits for a girl he dated during a matchmaking activity to mark the Singles Day November 11, 2006 in Chongqing Municipality, China. Single men and women left their information on notes hung on balloons with the hope of meeting members of the opposite sex. Singles Day is celebrated on November 11th since the Arabic numerals appear like singles standing together. Singles day is not an official festival in China but is celebrated among Chinese youths.

    Representative Anthony Weiner may have taken it to an extreme. But experts say the  online flirtations and provocative photos that got him into so much trouble are far from unusual among adults these days, the New York Times reports.

  • Facebook

    Facebook is planning an IPO that could value the company at as much as $100 billion, according to CNBC sources. But not everyone is as excited by the company's listing plans. One strategist says such a sky-high valuation would force him to think twice about investing in it.

  • In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, Calif. He doesn’t move in for a few months, so the address remains a closely guarded secret until the current occupants move out. However, a few details have emerged -- the 5,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a pool. It’s not quite on the same level as Bill Gates’ 50,050-square-foot Washington mansion (pictured, left), but it’s not a bad start for a man whose last few homes were rentals.Zuck

    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.

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    The social networking giant Facebook will likely go public in the first quarter of 2012, with a valuation that could top $100 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    After spending a week looking into the future, the video game industry must once more face the reality of the present.

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    Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.

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

  • The "Mad Money" host reveals his "Game Plan."

  • Twitter

    Paramount is hoping a very small investment on Twitter will go a very long way this weekend to boost "Super 8" at the box office. After the massive success of "Paranormal Activity's" Twitter promotion, Paramount figured out a range of ways to leverage the power of Twitter buzz to create a huge word of mouth hit

  • Dentist

    One saw a need for cheaper dental care for the uninsured; the other saw a massive investment opportunity. That's how venture capitalist Navin Chaddha came to put money into Brighter.com, a website that offers dental discounts to members and their families.

  • Does Twitter Belong in Corporate America?

    More companies are taking on Twitter to reach out to a larger client base. Insight on whether this is a good idea or a big trending mistake, with CNBC's Darren Rovell; Paul Argenti, Dartmouth, and CNBC.com's Cindy Perman.

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    Social media is like a loaded gun: You can use it to protect yourself or, as Anthony Weiner, Brett Favre and so many others have aptly demonstrated, you can also shoot yourself in the foot while the world watches – and retweets it. Aim carefully!

  • Groupon

    It's been a week since Groupon filed its S-1 with the SEC to go public, and now that investors have had some time to dig into the massive document, some major questions are starting to arise. On the surface the company's revenue looks massive and its growth meteoric.