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    The firing of Carol Bartz is sure to bring a spate of speculation involving the sale of Yahoo. But while such rumors have already started, one thing seems certain: Yahoo is not having a good quarter.

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    In tough times, some strained marriages crack. Others try to hold on until they just can’t hold on any longer. One thing’s for sure: Bad economies are good times for the cheating business — and other freaky stuff couples do to survive.

  • Trader Brian Kelly has spotted a very bearish pattern in the chart of gold.

  • Who Would Buy Yahoo?

    Shares are rallying on the news, but is a sale Yahoo's next best move? Insight on what's next for the tech company, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial.

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    Registration for the new .xxx Internet domain name kicked off on Wednesday, starting with a 50-day period during which businesses both inside and outside the adult entertainment industry can register for a .xxx domain or exclude their name from it to protect their reputation.

  • Yahoo Fires CEO Carol Bartz

    A look at what is next for Yahoo, after firing its CEO, with David Garrity, GVA Research principal, who weighs in how this will impact the stock.

  • Zynga & Groupon IPOs Delayed

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the highly anticipated initial public offerings of Zynga and Groupon have been put on hold for the time being.

  • Start Something That Matters

    The Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, is behind the growing One for One movement. As of April 2010, TOMS has given over 600,000 pairs of new shoes to children in need. In this guest blog, Blake Mycoskie shares his secret to success in life and in business.

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    The United States Postal Service has long lived on the financial edge, but it has never been as close to the precipice as it is today: the agency is so low on cash that it will not be able to make a $5.5 billion payment due this month and may have to shut down entirely this winter unless Congress takes emergency action to stabilize its finances, reports the New York Times.

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    Think your boss is a psychopath? That may scientifically be true.

  • Magazines

    It's September, and that means it's time for those phone book-sized editions of fashion magazines to start showing up on newsstands.  But this autumn, many readers will be flocking to online publications instead.

  • Netflix's Stock Stumbles & Starz Deal

    Shares of the online movie company dropped after failing to reach a new content deal with Starz. Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray weighs in.

  • Young men play online games at an internet cafe in Beijing.

    Changes to China’s mergers and acquisitions rules that took effect on Thursday mean internet companies in the country are set to face greater scrutiny of the vehicles they have been using for more than a decade to circumvent foreign ownership restrictions in the sector. The FT reports.

  • Cyber Terror Still Top Threat?

    Enrique Salem, president and Chief Executive Officer of Symantec, says the top threat to the US isn't hurricanes but cyber security.

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    "I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."

  • Here’s an encouraging sign on the job front: The number of people leaving their jobs because they want to — not because they were laid off or fired — jumped from last year. Finally, it's a quitter's market!

  • Facebook's Next Hit: Music?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Rafe Needleman, CNET.com, discusses Facebook's potential foray into digital music services.

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    Chinese Internet companies need to start making profits if they want investors to get interested.

  • Amazon's Battle Over Sales Tax

    CNBC's Brad Goode has the details on a state sales tax deal Amazon wants to make with California in exchange for jobs.

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    Facebook plans to launch a music platform at its f8 conference in San Francisco on 9/22, a source with knowledge of the plans tells CNBC.