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  • The Blackberry Curve 8900

    At 2pm on Friday, September 24th, I turned off my Blackberry. My goal was to keep it off during a one-week vacation. Like an electronic form of heroin, I was addicted to checking emails, checking my blog, checking Facebook, checking Twitter, even while driving. That meant I wasn't spending much time checking my surroundings, checking on my friends, my family, my marriage.

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    First up in CNBC's "Executive Vision" series: The Media. Executives of media companies talk about the industry's ultimate challenge — technology putting the power in the hands of the consumer.

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

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    Throngs of moviegoers "liked" "Social Network" this weekend, making the Facebook flick No. 1 at the weekend box office with $23 million in sales.

  • Verizon Wireless

    Verizon Wireless said it's issuing refunds to 15 million wireless customers for erroneous charges on their accounts. The refunds will be anywhere from $2 to $6, the company said, which means the total bill for Verizon could be up to $90 million.

  • Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    In the endless quest for athletic advantage, professional baseball and football teams are looking to harness 3-D technology like that used in the movie "Avatar" to help players train — and recover from injuries — better.

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    Adult dramas seldom draw crowds for midnight screenings, and they seldom sell out showings days ahead of a film's opening. But this may turn out to be quite a unique adult drama.

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    Another flash crash could happen now, but it’s less likely than it was on May 6, when it took place, Bart Chilton, commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), told CNBC Friday.

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    Armed with an account on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site out there - an unhappy customer can savage a company's good name and reputation. One bad experience with the service call center can become the focus of an emergency Board of Directors meeting.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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

  • Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has got a full-blown crisis on her hands, as three key executives are headed for the door.

  • Value investor Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners shares his top stock picks for the fourth quarter.

  • Google. Apple. Intel. Adobe. Pixar. Intuit. All names that many in the technology field would give their right hand to work for. Each has garnered a reputation eliciting superlatives for innovation and leadership. But as last week's settlement of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation revealed, each has engaged in hiring practices that hindered advancement for both employees and the industry.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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    Deep inside the computer worm that some specialists suspect is aimed at slowing Iran’s race for a nuclear weapon lies what could be a fleeting reference to the Book of Esther, the Old Testament tale in which the Jews pre-empt a Persian plot to destroy them.

  • CEO Jeff Lunsford tells Cramer all about it.

  • Mike Sutherlin, CEO of Joy Global, talks candidly about takeovers with the desk.

  • Negotiating Pay

    Ongo, a Silicon Valley startup planning to launch a website for reading and sharing news from multiple sources, says it received an initial round of funding from some of the country's top newspaper publishers.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.