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WASHINGTON, May 17- The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill. At the heart of the debate is whether there is a shortage of Americans with the math and science skills needed for work at technology firms like Facebook Inc, Google Inc and Microsoft Corp..
Jim Cramer is determined not to let the avarice of a few spoil the stock market for you.
Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are upping the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.
Stocks closed out the week with strong gains, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting fresh highs and all three major averages logging their fourth-straight weekly advance, boosted by a pair of positive economic reports.
Discussing the future of the social network, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin; Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies Associates; and David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners.
Today, Facebook rings in its first year as a public company. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.
Facebook needs to be careful about protecting the user experience. The way it handles ads, watch privacy issues, and avoid the "ice" factor when ads feel *so* targeted.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, discuss the future of Facebook. It's the worst-performing stock on the Nasdaq since its IPO a year ago.
One year ago tomorrow, as the social media giant went public, CEO Mark Zuckerberg's signature hoodie was a big talking point, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. She describes the company's strategy for making money.
In the past few months several new names have come into the spotlight. Here are a few of them...beyond the big three to watch.
Applied Materials Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $14.82 with 14,452,500 shares traded. Aruba Networks fell 26.7 percent to $12.91 with 35,494,700 shares traded. Autodesk Inc. fell 7.4 percent to $36.83 with 11,966,600 shares traded.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Strong debuts in the initial public offerings of two business software companies on Friday underscored a pattern in the market: While consumer companies like Facebook Inc get the buzz, enterprise companies are racking up most of the market gains.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would have earned "a generous B-minus" this year, Yale's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says.
The company, which was making zero dollars via its mobile-ad platform a year ago, turned things around.
The CEO of Facebook has seen his personal wealth fluctuate between a high of $19.14 billion to a low of $8.92 billion over the past year, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
I don't think the company has reached its full value, says Dan Rosenweig, Chegg CEO, commenting on how the social media company has fared since going public.
Facebook has shown it can monetize mobile and retain users, says Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, who explains why he upgraded the social media company to outperform with a $32 price target.
Mobile users are driving Facebook's growth but it needs other services to keep users engaged, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
SALEM, Ore.-- The Oregon Legislature has passed a bill barring bosses from demanding employees or job applicants turn over their Facebook passwords and other social media login information. In a 56 -3 vote on Thursday, the Oregon House sent the bill to the governor's desk.
After the Facebook IPO, VCs began to look beyond social networking companies for more sustainable investments--namely enterprise software.