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  • Netflix: Buy, Hold or Sell?

    Now that the movie rental giant is separating its DVD and streaming services, is now the time to invest? Insight with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Drinking from the Firehose

    These authors say despite what you may be feeling, we are only in the beginning stage of information overload. The fire hose of information and data will not stop, therefore you must learn to manage the influx to reap tangible benefits for yourself and your company.

  • At first I wasn't sure what to think of the news that Netflix is splitting its streaming and DVD operations into two distinct businesses, yet still (if I'm interpreting this correctly) keeping everything under the Netflix corporate banner. Then I wondered: Would they be doing this if it were a private company?

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    Invention and innovation can change how an economy, a company, even the human body, works — quickly and profoundly. Our special report, "The Future of Innovation," is about defining innovation in the 21st century, and seeking out where it is alive and well in America.

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    Customers are ready for smart in-store shopping experiences aided by mobile technology. I’m talking about a future where “smart” shopping apps will thoroughly understand every product on a store’s shelf; they will deeply understand each individual customer: their wants, needs and interest.

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    Instant shopping site Moda Operandi offers consumers the chance to preorder next season’s clothes days or even hours after they’ve appeared on runways. That’s long before the spring and summer looks that debuted over the past eight days of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York hit the stores. That is, if some of the more fantastic or theatrical pieces even make it there at all.

  • Netflix

    Netflix is a high-growth name that is “starting to finally show some chinks,” Blake Bath, CEO of Bay Bridge Capital Management, a tech, media, telecom fund that typically invests in cash-rich companies, told CNBC Thursday.

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    Market watchers are always looking for a sign of capitulation, that the economy has hit rock bottom. This may be the clearest sign yet that we've touched down.

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    One of the original investors in Japan’s second-largest social media company, Gree, says investors are too focused on ‘old Japan’ – the Toshibas, Sonys, Toyotas – that made Japan what it is today. Instead, he believes, they need to focus much more on the country’s fast growing sectors such as the Internet in order to get bigger returns.

  • When Will Facebook Go Public?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Facebook's IPO date and Yahoo's board meeting.

  • Herb's Disaster Du Jour: Zillow

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports the online real estate company's stock dropped a bit today but is still up seventy-five percent since its IPO.

  • Break Your Own Rules

    The stats tell us that women are faring worse than men in terms of landing new jobs as the economy creaks into recovery.

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    We’re entering an era where outsized egos are a warning sign of impending failure. Fail to keep yours in check and the only thing you’ll be leading is the search for a new job.

  • Probing Ebay

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on a Justice Department investigation into Ebay employees who allegedly misappropriated confidential information from the classified ad service, Craig's List..

  • Windows 8 Software Released

    Microsoft kicked off its developers conference Tuesday with a preview of its new Windows 8 operating system. CNBC's Brian Goode has the details.

  • Apple's Third Co-Founder

    Apple's third co-founder has no regrets after leaving Apple early on and selling his 10 percent stake for $800. Discussing his new book, "Adventures of an Apple Founder," with Ronald Wayne.

  • CEOs - even fired CEOs don’t have the luxury of publicly undermining a company or its board.

  • When bad things happen to you and your career - it's up to you to take the initiative to control the story and protect your brand.

  • Techcrunch

    Like newspapers, portals like AOL and Yahoo are confronting the cold fact that there is less general interest in general interest news. Readers have peeled off into verticals of information — TMZ for gossip, Politico for politics and Deadspin for sports, and so on. The New York Times reports.

  • Threat of Cyber Crime

    Angela Tucci, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer at Symantec says that the danger of cyber crime is growing quickly.