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  • How Privacy Vanishes Online Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
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    If a stranger came up to you on the street, would you give him your name, Social Security number and e-mail address?

  • Palm Grasps at Relevance Ahead of Earnings Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 11:12 AM ET
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    The news Thursday from Palm will be bad. We know that because the company pre-announced its earnings a few weeks ago. The company's credibility problem from both a marketplace and managerial perspective is serious; and investors who enjoyed a blockbuster run in 2009 seem to be running for the exits in 2010.

  • 3 Obama-Resistant Spec Stocks Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 7:16 PM ET

    The central bank can’t touch these companies, Cramer says. Neither can the Democratic majority in Washington or the bubble-conscious Chinese, for that matter.

  • Stocks Finish Higher as Fed Gives Market Lift Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 4:02 PM ET

    Stocks picked up again in the final hour of trading after the Federal Reserve said it would continue to keep interest rates low for "an extended period."

  • Futures Higher Ahead of Fed; Housing Helps Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 8:41 AM ET

    Stock index futures remained true to recent form before the bell Tuesday, little changed compared with fair value ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later in the day.

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    For every pets.com flameout, there are dozens of successful businesses that have either emerged because of the Internet, or have incorporated online business as a critical part of their operations, writes Mark McLaughlin is the President and CEO of VeriSign, Inc.

  • When It Comes to Baidu, It's All 'China' to Me Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
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    I've been following the unfolding drama between Google and China over the past few months along with everyone else, wondering how this diplomatic, technologic game of chicken would ultimately end, and while it appears an end might in fact be near, it certainly doesn't explain the enormous run in Baidu shares .

  • Publishers Question Apple’s Rejection of Nudity Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 10:22 AM ET
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    Aware that Apple frowns on displays of naked flesh — the company recently culled thousands of applications deemed to be objectionable — he used pictures of the models in clothing and in underwear, rather than fully naked, as they appear on the Web, and called the application Not Quite Naked People.  “Apparently Apple even has a problem with naked legs,” he said.

  • Cost Spirals for US Victims of Cyberfraud Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 10:16 AM ET
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    Online fraud cases in the US cost victims more than twice as much in 2009 as they did the previous year, underscoring fears that internet crime is growing out of control.

  • Google Inc.'s China headquarters in Beijing

    Google is “99.9 per cent” certain it will shut down its Chinese search engine as talks with the Chinese over censorship reached an apparent impasse.

  • Cramer on Tech: Time to Take Profits? Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 6:09 PM ET

    How similar are the Internet bubble of 2000 and the sector’s recent rally? Check out the Mad Money host’s full report.

  • Making the Case for Motorola Taking Palm in Hand Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 3:41 PM ET
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    In recent posts, CNBC's Jim Goldman has detailed serious issues with Palm. Sure, there are those pesky questions of management credibility. But more insidious is Palm's inability to crack the smartphone market.

  • Next-Generation Job: Mobile Application Developer Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 5:50 PM ET
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    Joe Hankin was on the fast track to law school. The 25-year-old Maryland native graduated early from Brown University and soon landed a paralegal job at a corporate law firm in New York City. After two and a half years, however, he had a change of heart.

  • State Tax Revenue & the Amazon Effect Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 5:23 PM ET

    States desperately seeking new streams of income are turning to the Internet—and online retailer Amazon in particular—as a potential source of revenue.

  • One Shining Moment Gets An Update Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 4:00 PM ET
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    Since 1987, the NCAA men's basketball tournament on CBS has concluded with a video montage backed up by David Barrett's original song "One Shining Moment." Barrett sang the song for the first decade before his voice was replaced by Teddy Pendergrass and then Luther Vandross.

  • Google to Soar Another $38? Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 3:43 PM ET

    Cramer thinks it could once the company's disputes with China are resolved. Plus, get a call on retail.

  • Cisco's Lesson on Hype vs. Hope Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 12:04 PM ET
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    While taking a page from the Apple playbook leading up to today's "significant" webcast announcing a new product may have seemed like a good idea at the time, next time you may want to dial it back a bit.

  • Cisco Readies New High Speed Network Tools Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 4:21 PM ET
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    No pressure here, but ahead of Cisco Systems' big webcast Tuesday morning, the company itself claimed the news would "forever change the internet and its impact on consumers, businesses and governments."

  • ‘Game Changer’: A US-China Oil Partnership Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 3:52 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on Internet video streaming, HMOs and more.

  • How Pandora Slipped Past the Junkyard Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 12:53 PM ET
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    Tim Westergren recently sat in a Las Vegas penthouse suite, a glass of red wine in one hand and a truffle-infused Kobe beef burger in the other, courtesy of the investment bankers who were throwing a party to court him.