GO
Loading...

Facebook

More

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.5 percent to $97.67 with 66,421,100 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. rose. 1 percent to $19.88 with 17,244,200 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.9 percent to $23.25 with 28,038,300 shares traded.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 1.3 percent to $96.26 with 53,184,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 6 percent to $22.82 with 30,499,600 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 2.5 percent to $49.59 with 44,518,300 shares traded.

  • Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disasters Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 2:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters. The tool, called "Safety Check," will be available worldwide to the social network's 1.32 billion users on computers and mobile devices. It grew out of a disaster message board that Facebook engineers created in 2011 following...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 2.7 percent to $96.05 with 50,351,200 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 2.7 percent to $50.08 with 19,896,200 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 2.2 percent to $72.00 with 27,009,900 shares traded.

  • In a letter to a Federal Communications Commission official viewed by Reuters on Wednesday, GM's Global Connected Consumer executive director, Harry Lightsey III, urged the FCC to "retain the critical distinction" among rules for fixed and mobile Internet traffic and said new limitations for the mobile industry may constrain innovation in connected cars.

  • These companies are the greenest in the world Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    Multinational giants BMW, Samsung and Unilever are among companies recognized for their green credentials, according to a new index.

  • Asian stocks mostly higher on weak yen, stimulus hopes Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 3:28 AM ET
    A board of stock indicators shows upward momentum on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Most Asian bourses traded higher on late Wednesday, as benign Chinese inflation data fueled hopes of additional easing while a weaker currency provided support for Japanese shares.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14- Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent. From January, Apple will pay both full- and part-time employees up to $20,000 for procedure and storage costs for female employees to freeze their eggs.

  • CDC adds 76 more to Ebola watchlist in Dallas Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 4:54 PM ET
    Bruce Aylward, World Health Organization assistant director-general in charge of the operational response on Ebola, gestures during a news briefing at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Oct. 14, 2014.

    Seventy-six hospital workers who treated an Ebola patient in Dallas are now being "actively monitored" for signs of the virus, a top federal health official said.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14- Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend enormous sums on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent. From January, Apple will pay both full- and part-time employees up to $20,000 for procedure and storage costs for female employees to freeze their eggs.

  • 'Rock of Ages' casts YouTube star Chester See Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The next big Broadway star is coming from the Internet. "Rock of Ages" producer Matt Weaver said Tuesday that the show has asked YouTube sensation Chester See to play rock idol Stacee Jaxx. "He's got a real audience at YouTube, he's got a real voice there, and I think that audience is going to travel to Broadway."

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $98.75 with 61,504,100 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $23.06 with 28,721,500 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 8 percent to $73.59 with 47,076,100 shares traded.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    1. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 4. Swype- Keyboard, Nuance Communications. 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB.

  • Out of the way VCs: Banks muscle in on tech boom Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    Using an environment of record low rates, City National is among a handful of banks aggressively trying to convert techies into clients.

  • Musician will debut new smartwatch this week Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Recording artist will.i.am

    Musician Will.i.am created a new smartwatch that will debut this week in San Francisco.

  • Facebook's Zuckerberg to donate $25 mln to tackle Ebola Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Oct 14- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, would donate $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight Ebola. "We need to get Ebola under control in the near term so that it doesn't spread further and become a long-term global health crisis that we end up fighting for decades at large...

  • Zuckerberg, wife donate $25M to CDC for Ebola Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola epidemic. The money will be used by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Ebola response effort in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and elsewhere in the world where Ebola is a threat, the foundation said...

  • Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to fight Ebola Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg donated $25 million to Center for Disease Control.

  • Facebook and Apple pay women to freeze eggs Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    A technician opens a vessel containing women's frozen egg cells.

    Facebook and Apple are now offering to pay for egg freezing procedures of its employees, NBC News reports.

  • Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Costco said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace, entering the booming ecommerce market.