• SAN FRANCISCO— Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Google or Facebook. German software maker SAP is hoping to draw a walk-in crowd of techies— and perhaps raise its own Silicon Valley profile— by selling high-end...

  • Watch out...Bitcoin just got serious Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:41 AM ET

    After a year of controversy, the bitcoin market might have just got slightly more professional.

  • *Nintendo, DeNA to jointly develop, operate phone apps. *Nintendo has lost users to apps, console rivals. Nintendo, which already warned its annual operating profit would halve on weak console sales, said on Tuesday it was teaming up with online gaming firm DeNA Co Ltd to develop and operate gaming apps.

  • *Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...

  • How Major League Soccer is scoring more fans Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    Lamar Neagle #27 of the Seattle Sounders FC battles Dan Gargan #33 of the Los Angeles Galaxy during the Western Conference Final last November in Seattle.

    Teams are turning to social media to communicate with fans, boosting enthusiasm and mobile ticket ordering—and scoring a major win.

  • Alibaba: Microsoft, Amazon are friends—not rivals Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    Alibaba banners and the Chinese flag outside the New York Stock Exchange on the day of the company's initial public offering.

    Amazon and Microsoft are "friends" not rivals of Alibaba in the cloud computing space, a top exec at the Chinese e-commerce giant told CNBC.

  • Help for people looking for medical breakthroughs Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    People are tapping the wisdom of experts on crowdsourcing sites to get insights on thousands of diseases that still baffle scientists.

  • TORONTO, March 12- Technology companies look set to supplant energy and mining firms as the driver of Canadian initial public offerings this year as global optimism about tech startups boosts valuations and spurs early investors to cash out. "In the next 12 to 24 months, you're going to finally see the most significant volume of Canadian tech IPOs you've seen in...

  • BEIJING, March 12- China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's largest e-commerce firm, has begun hunting staff in Seattle, home turf of Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, focusing on savvy cloud computing hires as it ramps up U.S. operations. Three positions were open to people in Seattle, two of which also allow applications for Alibaba's Silicon Valley...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- A federal judge in California on Tuesday invalidated four Hewlett-Packard Co patents for being too abstract, marking a setback in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against competitor ServiceNow Inc. Hewlett-Packard last year accused its competitor, a Santa Clara, California- based software company, of infringing eight patents on...

  • Android update may stop your phone being stolen Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 3:20 AM ET

    Google's latest Android update has an anti-theft feature, which could make stolen phones useless to thieves.

  • Got diabetes? There's an app for that Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 6:34 PM ET

    CHICAGO, March 9- U.S. health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases by tracking their behaviors via iPhone. Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College are among the first to...

  • BOSTON, March 6- Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned. Microsoft released a security advisory on Thursday warning customers that their PCs were also vulnerable...

  • Hacking: Stores, banks and now...your house? Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    An employee demonstrates using the air conditioner control function of the Samsung Smart Home system with a smartphone at the Samsung Innovation Museum in Suwon, South Korea.

    As homes get smarter and products and appliances are interconnected to the Internet, consumers are more vulnerable to cyberattacks.

  • Facebook's Instagram rolls out new 'carousel' ads Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:00 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service's latest move to expand its money-making advertising features. The carousel ads feature will initially be available in the United States to a limited set of advertising partners, Instagram said.

  • Don't want to be spied on? You need these phones Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:56 AM ET

    Smartphone makers are launching a slew of privacy-centric devices in a bid to take advantage of users' concerns about being spied on by governments.

  • This app wants to control your whole home Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 4:32 AM ET

    Sit back, dim the lights, turn up the heating and put on your favorite film...all with one app.

  • Samsung's downfall in India is due to this... Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:50 AM ET
    A Micromax smartphone

    Clever marketing has helped Micromax dethrone Samsung as the number one smartphone vendor in India, the company's chairman told CNBC.

  • This country's quietly invading Silicon Valley Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.

  • March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest personal...

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