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

  • After this crazy market day, we could all use a laugh.

  • Netflix Negotiations

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on Netflix making its first move to purchase and distribute original content; with CNBC's Herb Greenberg. Goldman has upgraded Netflix's price target to $300 from $210.

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    With the surge of growth in SXSW, though, large companies have invaded the show, looking to capitalize on that same audience, to build awareness for their new products or try to woo some of those evangelists to sing their praises when they return home.  Some, though, just want to cash in on the crowd.

  • While its roots might be in the music industry, the annual South by Southwest has had a number of business success stories as well. Its days as a tech showcase might be waning somewhat, but some of the biggest Internet brands took off at the show - and several notable up and coming sites have the Austin get-together to thank. Here are some of the most notable success stories.Click ahead for success stories that have come out of South By Southwest.

    While its roots might be in the music industry, the annual South by Southwest has had a number of business success stories as well.

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

  • Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    Across the country, state officials struggling with big budget shortfalls are trying to get Amazon.com to take on a role it does not want: tax collector, the New York Times reports.

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    A wise old fund manager once told me "never trust a man or woman under the age of thirty to manage your money; they ain't seen nothing yet."

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

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    The show, dubbed "geek spring break" by some, has grown beyond its music and film roots to become a gathering spot for venture capitalists and some of the biggest stars in the tech world. But as it has grown, it has become more difficult for startups to turn heads.

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

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    Like smog in Los Angeles on an August afternoon, everywhere you turn, you see it—news about Charlie Sheen. Even Roseanne Barr says Sheen's shenanigans make her look sane, (though she's no fan of Chuck Lorre).

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    The troubled Hollywood star not only brought a massive audience to the social media site, he used the platform in a new way.

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    SecondMarket is looking to tap into growing demand for shares in private companies that are waiting longer to IPO. We got a sneak peak at its new trading platform it is announcing tomorrow, which aims to overhaul how alternative investments are managed and traded.

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    Millionaires are more optimistic about the economy but unlike the rest of us, they don’t blow their whole paycheck on videogames and Little Debbie snack cakes. If you want to get rich, you're going to have to get off the couch.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    With a weak slate of titles, February is shaping up to be another negative month for the video game industry.

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    Investors and startups here can't stop talking about cloud computing. With the explosion of the amount of data out there and growing demand to access that, both companies and consumers are turning to the cloud, an opportunity for a number of fast-growing startups.

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

  • Smoke rises from a controlled burn May 19, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico.

    Digging into company’s dirty laundry was a job once left primarily to news media and a handful of muckrakers. But now, sites like Twitter, the stock-information network StockTwits, and other online bulletin boards are becoming virtual newsrooms where valuable information about earnings and corporate events are increasingly likely to break first.

  • Twitter

    Millions of people use  Twitter to follow their friends, read the news and share information.  A new hedge fund will soon use tweets to make investing decisions. Would you use Twitter for investment advice? Share your opinion.