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  • Apple's Global Retail Invasion Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 11:03 AM ET
    A flag showing the Apple Computer logo flies outside the Apple shop in Regent Street, London

    Apple Inc. has opened lots of stores over the past couple of years, but today's New York City event is a little different than most. That's because senior vice president Ron Johnson, Apple's retail guru, had some comments to share about the company's upcoming retail plans for 2010.

  • Intel Settles; AMD Settles the Score Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 10:54 AM ET
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    It's a pretty big check for a company that's done nothing wrong. At least that's the early read from the big news this morning that Intel and rival Advanced Micro Devices set aside years of bitter litigation, settling their anti-trust suits, and resolving all outstanding legal issues.

  • Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel has agreed to pay Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion to settle a longstanding dispute between the two companies.

  • HP's Shot Across Cisco's Bow Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 5:09 PM ET
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    Earlier this year, Cisco opened a major front against one-time partners Hewlett-Packard and IBM in the hotly competitive, and fast-growing server market with its blade, and so-called Unified Computing System initiative.

  • Website Launches That Gives Free Access to Concerts Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    A new Web site allows music lovers to watch concerts for free online, choosing from five different camera angles as they watch.

  • Cramer's Trade on Status-Conscious Consumers Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 3:32 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the Internet, media and more.

  • Back Off, Regulators! Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 10:24 AM ET
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    A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.

  • Yahoo Is in Expanding Mode, Hiring: CEO Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 5:22 AM ET
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    Yahoo is done with its cost-cutting program and now hiring, Chief Executive Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Google to Buy Mobile Ad Firm AdMob for $750 Million Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 1:19 PM ET
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    Google is acquiring mobile advertising company AdMob for $750 million, furthering the company's push into the fast-growing market of Web-enabled cell phones.

  • iPhone, App Strategy the 'New Dot Com?' Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 9:54 AM ET
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    Today, we have a new kind of craze, courtesy of Apple, its iPhone, and that incredible engine-that-could, the App Store. Look no further than Radio Shack this morning.

  • Framed for Porn – By a PC Virus Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 3:55 AM ET
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    Of all the sinister things that Internet viruses do, this might be the worst: They can make you an unsuspecting collector of child pornography.

  • Tommy Lee Wants You to Be a Rock Star Friday, 6 Nov 2009 | 12:53 PM ET
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    You'd be hard pressed to find an industry harder hit the last decade than the record biz. Like mothers warning their daughters for centuries, people stopped buying the cow when they could get the milk for free. As free music became the norm, many wondered who would survive.

  • Deja Vu: Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target in DVD Price War Friday, 6 Nov 2009 | 10:09 AM ET
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    Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.

  • Cisco Jumps; Rest of Market to Follow? Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 4:35 PM ET
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    Here's the news tech investors were craving: big time beats from Cisco Systems on the top and bottom lines, gross margins, and some very optimistic commentary from CEO John Chambers.

  • Call It 'Microsoft Math' Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 2:43 PM ET
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    When is a layoff really a layoff? A job cut versus a position elimination? Such was the craziness around Microsoft's "layoff" news today and why there was so much confusion swirling around about whether the company was expanding or even contracting its job-cut plans announced earlier this year.

  • Intel in the Anti-Trust Crosshairs, but Why? Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 11:59 AM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed some salacious charges this morning, accusing Intel of using "illegal threats and collusion" to control the microprocessor market.

  • Apple Apps—Now More Than 100K Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 9:33 AM ET
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    Apple's not-so-secret weapon in its war for mobile dominance reached a stunning plateau this morning: 100,000 apps are now available on the Apple App Store, even as rivals try desperately to play catch-up.

  • An Internet IPO With Profit Potential? Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 7:05 PM ET

    Believe it or not, Cramer’s dead serious about this one.

  • Chinese Internet Cafe

    Baidu.com has been an Internet success story since it went public in 2005. But while the Web search engine dominates the Chinese market, it has only a minor presence outside its home country.

  • WoW Fights New Front in China Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    Big problems for World of Warcraft fans in China, and there are lots of them, as first reported by GameSpot yesterday. But this could be as big, if not a bigger problem for Activision investors and that's why it's certainly worth mentioning here.