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  • A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, California.

    There are "go to" stories in the news business — subjects that will always get readers' attention no matter what else is going on.

  • Traders away for the long weekend might have forgotten about these "terrific" companies, Cramer said. Take a second look.

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    Web sites like Facebook, Twitter and Yelp have given individuals a global platform on which to air their grievances with companies.  But legal experts say the soaring popularity of such sites has also given rise to more businesses suing an individual for posting critical comments online.

  • Cell phone tower, telcom, telecom

    Consumer demand has been the driver so far but analysts expect large businesses to join in as they ramp up their IT spending in the second half of the year.

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    Technology connects us, makes us more efficient and enhances the way we do business, but are we at risk of information overload? And what are the repercussions of so much data readily available and flowing at the speed of light? CNBC is taking America's pulse on the hot-button issues surrounding the future of technology. Share your opinion on these issues by taking our poll.

  • Sprint Nextel shares jumped more than 20 percent since April, the most of any other stock in the S&P 500 in May, a month where the index dropped about 8 percent for its worst decline in a year

  • Microsoft Kin

    It’s all about the app phones these days, isn’t it? All the innovation. All the big debuts. All the rumors, gossip, excitement. NYT's David Pogue explains.

  • The camera of a German Google Street View car

    Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it needed time to resolve legal issues. The NYT reports.

  • President Obama visited Solyndra to promote green tech talk jobs. The Fremont, CA company was chosen in part, because it was the recipient of a half a billion dollars in government stimulus money.

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    In the late 90s, a company called Broadband Sports was signing athletes to Web site deals, with the idea being to empower the athlete to take control of their own brands by disseminating their own news and selling their own merchandise. But, in the end, athletes weren’t really on board with writing about themselves frequently enough for fans to make their sites worthwhile destinations and the retail space never was fully developed.

  • While investors are worried about the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, should they also be concerned about China? Tim Seymour, founder of Emergingmoney.com, discussed his insights.

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    The U.S. Justice Department is examining Apple’s tactics in the market for digital music, the New York Times reports, citing several people.

  • President Barack Obama

    All this week, the NBC news family is focusing attention on "A Nation Divided," and ahead of President Obama's Silicon Valley visit on Wednesday, I was asked to look at the H1-B visa issue again, especially as it relates to the tech community and a new hiring wave.

  • Chris Kelly, candidate for California Attorney General.

    Chris Kelly, candidate for California Attorney General, is finding himself in the middle of Facebook's privacy controversy.

  • Robbie Bach

    Microsoft is shaking up its entertainment and devices division, the group responsible for many of its most familiar consumer devices.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft announced changes in its Management team that oversees the division that develops mobile phones, videogames and other devices Tuesday.

  • Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    She did it again. And really, it should come as no surprise. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz dropped the F*bomb once again, this time at a tech event in New York.

  • Yahoo CEO, Carol Bartz

    The partnership announced Monday between Yahoo and Nokia will give Yahoo greater access to those “new to the net” and the vast pool of cell phone users in emerging world, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC Monday.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    After months of examination, the Federal Trade Commission has decided to let Google's $750 million acquisition of mobile advertiser AdMob move forward. And it makes sense.