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    This has been a rough year for eBay, and now the company is trying to do something about it. Trouble is, you have to wonder whether making its business model similar to Amazon.com, which has been eating eBay's lunch this year, is the right way to go.

  • Palm Treo Pro

    The Palm Treo Pro is one of the most anticipated product releases in the company's history. Riding the wave of the Centro smartphone, Palm was in a position to capitalize nicely on its marketplace momentum with Treo Pro's release Wednesday. But there's a hitch...

  • Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett Packard reported a profit that rose over last year and beat analysts' forecasts by 3 cents a share. Sales also beat expectations.

  • Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    This is an important week for Intel, a company at a kind of competitive and technological crossroads. The company is hosting its annual developers' forum in San Francisco, with chairman and former CEO Craig Barrett delivering today's keynote.

  • Apple iPhone

    Over the past few weeks, several Wall Street kernels have popped when it comes to Apple. And this morning, Pacific Crest Securities' Andy Hargreaves focuses on Apple's iPhone and its momentum in the marketplace.

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    First there was the craziness with Yahoo and Microsoft. Will they? Won't they? Should we even care anymore? Now, to quote Yogi Berra, it's like deja vu all over again, with investors in Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive wondering whether this marriage will ever come off, or whether the wheels come off the deal instead.

  • Autodesk posted a quarterly profit slightly above its own forecast as revenue gained 18 percent, and issued a forecast that was above many analyst estimates, lifting its shares by 7 percent.

  • Google Headquarters

    Apple's numbers have long been staggering; the way this company has grown; the way it continues to beat the Street; the way new products fly off shelves; the way Apple generates profits. But nothing is more staggering than Apple's market cap.

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    Network Appliance reported quarterly earnings that hit analysts' estimates, but the company's shares fell in late trading as the company gave guidance on the soft side.

  • Apple iPhone

    This is another Apple Inc. story working its way through the blogosphere at break-neck speed, spreading like a fungus in a damp swamp of conjecture, fear and a noticeable lack of details.

  • Dell introduces their new line of laptops, designed to have the greatest security, the longest battery life and the most robust design, while Warnaco's Speedo is the most desired swimwear for Olympic swimmers. Following are today's top videos:

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    When Google's Gmail service went dark last night for about 90 minutes, cutting off millions of users from their email, it shone a bright light on the promise--and problems--of so-called Cloud Computing.

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    The moment I first saw Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader, I thought, "Oh wow, here's a product searching for a market, rather than an innovation addressing an unmet market need." Flash forward to today as Citigroup doubles its Kindle sales projections, from 190,000 to a whopping 380,000 units this year.

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    Put this one into the, "You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me," file. But it's gotten so serious that Apple Inc. was forced to take action.

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    So after all the high drama, the passion, the verbal assaults, the hand-wringing, the concerns, worry and bitterness, Yahoo's shareholders have spoken. And they are resoundingly supporting the current board of directors. And I mean resoundingly...

  • Apple Inc. was called on the carpet last summer after releasing the original iPhone and then cutting its price just eight weeks after by $200, leaving many Apple fans -- and recent Apple converts -- angry and disgruntled.

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    The Apple switch from IBM's spacerPowerPC microprocessors to Intel's chips made big headlines a couple of years ago, and the relationship by all accounts, has been incredibly beneficial for both.

  • Microsoft

    Here in Redmond, Washington, at Microsoft's global headquarters, the Johnson news is top of mind. Microsoft is preparing to meet with Wall Street at the company's Financial Analyst Meeting. Now, Microsoft will be forced to deviate--in a serious way--from its prepared agenda

  • Sue Decker, Yahoo President

    It was a rare opportunity indeed, and a classy, stand-up decision by Yahoo President Sue Decker to sit down with me and answer some tough questions following months of wrangling, first with Microsoft, and then Carl Icahn.

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    Yahoo may have doused one raging fire this week, settling with Carl Icahn, but there's still another blaze burning: the company's underlying business, and that may take far more effort to put out.