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  • 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.

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    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.

  • Tudou

    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.

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

  • Yahoo shares have climbed more than 5 percent over the last month, but there’s still no reason to be a buyer as the Internet company continues to face a handful of problems, said Colin Gillis, senior tech analyst at BGC Financial.

  • Play along with the Fast team as we give you a word, and you guess if it’s the name of a publicly traded Chinese company, or a name of a lovable panda!

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    You take a $2 million hit to your budget. Who ewe gonna call? Baaaaa, you call in the sheep, of course!

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    A six-second clip on Chinese state television has provided a rare glimpse into purported cyber hacking attacks launched by the country's military, despite long-standing official denials that the government engages in such activity. 

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    These days, big technology companies — particularly those in the hypercompetitive smartphone and tablet industries — are starting to resemble Hollywood film studios. Every release needs to be a blockbuster, and the only measure of success is the opening-weekend gross. The New York Times reports.

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

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

  • The “Mad Money” host talks to CEO Christopher Loughlin to see if Travelzoo is now a bargain.

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    Being smart certainly gives you an edge in business. But there’s one thing the boss appreciates more than a high IQ. It’s not being a snappy dresser. Or having a killer instinct. (Though, those things can’t hurt.) Here's what it is.