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May 17th, 2012
04:39 PM ET

Burnett on Facebook IPO frenzy: 'not for everyone'

Erin Burnett talks to Ali Velshi about the upcoming Facebook IPO, saying the stock is not for everyone.


Filed under: Economy • Tech
May 17th, 2012
03:57 PM ET

Quest on Greece crisis: "it could get a great deal worse"

CNN's Erin Burnett discusses the ongoing crisis in Greece with CNNi's Richard Quest.

GREECE DOWNGRADED DEEPER INTO JUNK

The credit rating on Greece's government debt was downgraded deeper into junk bond territory on Thursday.

Fitch Ratings cited the increased risk that Greece, operating now with a caretaker government, could be forced to leave the eurozone following more elections next month.

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Filed under: Economy • Euro
May 17th, 2012
01:28 PM ET

The Camel Report: On the hunt for camel wine

CNN's Erin Burnett looks at Israel's largest winery that turned their 'camel problem' into a marketing plan.


Filed under: E-Block • The Camel Report
May 17th, 2012
01:08 PM ET

Outer Circle: "Butcher of Bosnia" war crimes trial

The war crimes trial of Ratko Mladic started Wednesday in the Hague. The former Bosnian Serb commander is facing 11 counts of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity for his actions during Yugoslavia's civil war during the early nineties.

Nic Robertson was at the trial. CNN's Erin Burnett asked him what it was like in the courtroom, where Mladic was facing some of his victims at his first day of trial.


Filed under: OuterCircle
May 17th, 2012
12:59 PM ET

The Number: Android and iPhone dominate U.S. smartphone market

We all know smartphone use is on the rise, but we've now crossed a big threshold.  Half of all Americans with a mobile phone plan now have a smartphone. Last year, it was 38%. According to Nielsen, users have an average of 41 apps on their device.  Most users spend more time on those apps than they do using their phone's web service.

That being said, though users have more apps, they are spending about the same amount of time on them as last year.  Now there is one unfortunate thing, Blackberry, isn't even included in the report.

There's a good reason why, the number of iOS and Android users in the U.S has more than doubled over the last year. That brings me to our number tonight: 84 million. That's how many iPhone and Android users there are in the U.S.  In 2011, that number was only 38 million.


Filed under: The Number
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