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  • Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of British advertising agency WPP Group.

    The business sentiment by 2011's end will be a mixed bag—combining the contraction of 2009 and the slight expansion of 2010—Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Group, the world’s largest advertising agency told CNBC Tuesday.

  • While bankers I speak with continue to be busy, most sound a similar refrain. Activity is picking up and seems likely to move at a more substantial pace into the fall, but few are expecting to set any records.

  • Facebook

    The Privacy Police are on the march again, and Facebook is the target. But you gotta ask: Just what privacy are we fretting over when it involves half a billion people willingly revealing intimate details to legions of lurking digital strangers?

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    As online breaches continue to rise, new companies aiming to guarantee that customers' data is secure are springing up, thanks to the investments of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who are pouring tens of millions of dollars into tech startups.

  • Six in 60

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

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    Facebook's long-awaited addition of the ability to "check in" could be a game changer for the social network's revenue stream.


    Much has been said and written recently about how to jump-start small businesses in the US, but the wildly popular e-commerce site Groupon seems to doing just that while giving consumers exactly what they want—discounts.

  • Google

    Today Google trades at 21 times trailing earnings, about where the broader market lies. But isn’t this company worth more, pound for pound, than the typical S&P old-guarder?

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    Of all the data businesses long to collect about you, one of the most precious is where you are. The closer you get to a store, the more likely you’ll actually open your wallet. That makes location-based services a potential multi-billion-dollar opportunity.

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    India's security agencies are testing ways to access corporate email on Blackberry devices by obtaining encrypted data in a readable format, a government source said on Thursday.

  • Google Chrome

    The political consensus is forming in Washington around greater regulation of online advertising to protect consumer privacy. The twin goals are more consumer awareness of behavioral tracking and more “user friendly” out-out standards.

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

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    What's your call on the BlackBerry maker's stock? Share your opinion.

  • Could the era of Google’s dominance in search advertising be over thanks to Facebook?

  • Six in 60

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

  • Financial Crisis

    There are those precious few who provide educated predictions so historic that they warrant the highest level of attention. Watch and listen to our special guest Kyle Bass, Managing Partner at Hayman.

  • Apple iPhone 4

    There was a time not that long ago that the BlackBerry was part of the image of the Alpha Male. No longer.

  • Silicone Chip

    Not all tech is created equally, but for most of tech this one point often gets lost in the translation. Beyond the hype, it's really just another cyclical industry, just with some cycles longer than others.

  • Google Android

    The Android App Inventor from Google is intended to help nontechnical types create their own apps.  CNBC Contributor David Pogue wants to know if it lives up to the hype.

  • Mixed signals about the economy from customers have hurt sales for Cisco Systems, CEO and Chairman John Chambers told CNBC Thursday.

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