The rapidly-growing messenger application now has 800 million active users, according to a Facebook post made by its founder.
Michael Cusumano, "Strategy Rules" co-author, and David Yoffie, "Strategy Rules" co-author, share insight on how Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Andy Grove were able to stand out above their peers and change the tech world forever.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.
Think you know all there is to know about Twitter? Think again.
Countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a fund created by Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg.
If advanced robots knock out more low-skilled automatable jobs, will more low-skilled Americans fall further behind?
Controversy around Common Core hasn't stopped companies like Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Apple from cashing in on huge education contracts.
A global wealth tax and not a consumption tax will fix wealth inequality around the world, economist and author Thomas Piketty told CNBC.
This Ivy League school is the alma mater for seven chief executives who led their companies' IPOs last year.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports on this hour's top headlines, including McDonald's weaker than expected sales, and Carl Icahn winning a seat on Manitowoc's board.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the top tech donors in 2013. There was a huge amount of giving by the under-40 tech crowd.
America's 50 top givers in 2014 donated $9.8 billion to charity, up 27.5 percent from the top 50 gifts in 2013, according to a new report.
The number of billionaires in the world grew by 222 in 2014, bringing the total to a record 2,089, according to a new report. Here's how much they own.
Researchers need to develop measures for safe artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it, experts said.
During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" discussion Wednesday, Bill Gates said that we should be worried about AI becoming too powerful.
Massachusetts vs. Washington, home states of the two Super Bowl teams. Which state has the better economy and quality of life?
Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates touched on topics from disease and poverty to technology in a wide-ranging interview on Friday.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the benefits of investing in philanthropy, including social impact bonds.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the importance of developing partnerships between private and public companies to provide vaccines and health care for the world's poor.
Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.