• Dec 24- Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating its users' privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users for advertising purposes, a U.S. judge has ruled. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday dismissed some state-law claims against the social media company but largely denied...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    4. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 8. Toca Kitchen 2, Toca Boca AB. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell 23.6 percent to $11.84 with 28,871,400 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell. 4 percent to $112.54 with 24,723,500 shares traded. Celgene Corp. fell 6.5 percent to $106.12 with 17,637,300 shares traded.

  • Painter heralded by tech's 'creme de la creme' Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Zio Ziegler, a 26-year-old painter, makes millions painting murals for big-time tech companies, including Facebook and Google.

  • Is Tumblr Instagram in hiding?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Discussing his 2015 outlook for Yahoo, Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, says from a user perspective Yahoo is becoming a stronger platform and there is big opportunity for Tumblr.

  • Google vs. Facebook in 2015  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Facebook is at the epicenter of a secular shift in mobile, says Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird, discussing the social network's outlook for 2015 and ad competition with Google.

  • Cramer: Competition + stocks = Cold-blooded killer Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    Facebook headquarters

    Price competition might be a good thing for the consumer, but Jim Cramer recommends running far from the stocks—especially in this sector.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 9.0 percent to $15.49 with 34,936,200 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $112.94 with 41,476,900 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 6.9 percent to $10.68 with 23,336,800 shares traded.

  • Midday movers: Facebook, Chevron, Tesco & more Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Some of Monday midday movers:

  • What to do about Silicon Valley's color problem? Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Google signage displayed outside of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    The tech sector's lack of diversity has been widely chronicled. So how do companies like Google, Apple and Facebook solve the problem?

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. fell. 6 percent to $8.02 with 28,386,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell. 8 percent to $111.78 with 75,717,300 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell. 8 percent to $9.99 with 30,981,500 shares traded.

  • Midday movers: Sony, IBM, Red Hat & More Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Some of Friday midday movers:

  • Twitter or Facebook? Around the table  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Citi increased its price target on Facebook, and Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Twitter with a neutral rating. FMHR traders Pete Najarian and Stephen Weiss, discuss their view of the names.

  • Facebook's losing its teen cool—again: Study Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Fewer teenagers are using Facebook, according to a new report. Here's where they're going.

  • Inside Citi's $35 billion Instagram valuation  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Citigroup's Mark May, explains what factors were behind Citi raising its valuation of Instagram from $19 billion to $35 billion.

  • CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the note by Citi where they raised Instagram's valuation to $35 billion up from $19 billion citing faster audience growth.

  • Wait a second, Instagram's worth WHAT now? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Citigroup thinks Instagram is now worth about 49 times what Facebook paid for it two years ago, raising the value of the combined company.

  • Twitter is 'dramatically undervalued'  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    Discussing Facebook and Twitter, Nihal Mehta, founding general partner at Eniac Partners says that Twitter is "dramatically undervalued", whilst consumers are suffering "too much saturation" to take on another app in 2015.

  • EBay parts ways with controversial political group ALEC Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:29 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- Ebay Inc said on Thursday that it will end its association with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political group that other tech companies dropped earlier this year due to its views on climate change. "After our annual review of eBay Inc's memberships in trade associations and third party organizations we've decided not to...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. fell 4.0 percent to $8.07 with 39,856,900 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 3.0 percent to $112.65 with 56,867,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 3.1 percent to $27.65 with 33,984,700 shares traded.