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  • Google

    Google tried to buy Groupon for $6 billion, and Groupon turned the search giant down. So now Google's moving forward with its own rival service, called "Google Offers," which would offer consumers deals from local merchants.

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    Worried that your online presence will outlive you? Dont' be. The New York Times reports.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    The war of words between Activision-Blizzard and Electronic Arts has moved to a new plateau. Activision has added the rival publisher to its $400 countersuit against the creators of the “Call of Duty” franchise.

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

  • With Amazon.com set to report earnings next week, Brian Stutland explains how to game this stock using options.

  • Larry Page, Founder of Google

    The online search and ad giant reported a profit that easily beat Wall Street expectations and stunned investors by announcing that Eric Schmidt will resign as CEO.

  • And maybe some agriculture and oil names.

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    Google has beaten analyst earnings estimates three out of four earnings periods, and its stock typically opens higher after a beat, but the bulk of its gains are made immediately following its report in after-hours trading, according to Birinyi Associates.

  • Find out what fundamentals, technicals and insights from the options world suggest lie ahead for this stock going into and ahead of earnings Friday.

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    Let's face it. We're becoming a nation of beached whales. We also like to blame everyone but ourselves. So let's blame Wal-Mart.

  • MTV Skins

    MTV executives have a new hit drama on their hands, featuring the sexual and drug-fueled exploits of misfit teenagers. They also have something else — a fear that coming episodes of the show may break the law, the New York Times reports.

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

  • There has already been a ton written about Demand Media, next week’s big IPO.  It’s likely to get a lot of attention if for no other reason: At its expected price range of $14 to $16 valuation of around $1 billion—the highest Internet/media company valuation since Google, according to Paul Bard of Renaissance Capital.

  • And then follow this strategy to profit from it.

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    China may soon become known as a nation of spenders, rather than savers, thanks to Beijing's efforts to let consumption drive economic growth.

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    The online auction firm posted quarterly results that exceeded analysts' expectations and raised its outlook for the fiscal year Wednesday, sending shares higher in late trading.

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    On the night of the BCS National Championship game between Oregon and Auburn, Sports Illustrated’s college football reporter Stewart Mandel sent out a tweet that mentioned a hilarious sign he saw at the game.

  • Find out what fundamentals, technicals and insights from the options world suggest lie ahead for this stock going into earnings Thursday.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    The device will be the first mass market consumer device to offer stereoscopic 3D images without the need for special glasses – something analysts see as critical to the success of 3D in the market.

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    For investors looking to reallocate their tech portfolio for long-term growth, it’s all about the network. Still in its early stages, it could provide a boost to several sectors.