• Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 7 percent to $101.32 with 43,141,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $24.65 with 22,216,700 shares traded. Facebook Inc. was unchanged at $74.57 with 20,568,200 shares traded.

  • Wall Street digs deeper to keep best and brightest Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Banks fear competition for top talent from tech companies that can offer similarly high pay combined with luxurious benefits. The NYT reports.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Apple Inc. was unchanged at $100.58 with 32,623,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 7 percent to $24.89 with 20,478,400 shares traded. eBay Inc. rose 4.7 percent to $55.89 with 50,234,100 shares traded.

  • UPDATE 1-EBay considering PayPal spinoff - report Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    Aug 21- EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources. EBay told potential candidates for the position of PayPal chief executive officer, a post that David Marcus vacated in June, about a possible spinoff of the payments unit, the website reported.

  • EBay considering spinning off Paypal - report Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Aug 21- EBay Inc is considering spinning out its fast-growing payments unit PayPal as soon as next year, news website The Information reported, citing sources. EBay shares were up 5 percent at $56.08 on the Nasdaq. EBay Chief Executive John Donahoe has consistently said that PayPal was integral to eBay's business and a split would not make sense.

  • EBay may be spinning off PayPal: Report Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    EBay signage at the company's headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    Ebay has been telling new recruits for PayPal's CEO that it may spin the payments service off as soon as 2015.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    Amicus Therapeutics rose 20.4 percent to $5.50 with 24,558,700 shares traded. Apple Inc. was unchanged at $100.57 with 51,290,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 3 percent to $24.71 with 20,112,700 shares traded.

  • Twitter to remove images of deceased on families' request Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    Aug 20- Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. "In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a statement tweeted by Twitter spokesman Nu Wexler on Tuesday.

  • Modi seeks to replace Soviet-style planning Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    Flower petals are thrown around Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi as he rides in an open jeep on his way to file nomination papers on April 9, 2014 in Vadodra, India.

    PM Modi sought suggestions to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that is in line with a new, open style of governance.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    3. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc. 4. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB. 8. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.4 percent to $100.53 with 67,310,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. was unchanged at $24.64 with 20,096,900 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 9 percent to $75.29 with 26,104,400 shares traded.

  • Google takes a backseat to these companies Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Five S&P Technology companies have gone public since Google's debut one decade ago, including MasterCard and Facebook, here's how they've done.

  • Investors want to know: What's Amazon's plan? Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at a news conference on June 18, 2014, in Seattle, Washington

    Amazon has a sky-high valuation and it looks like a venture-capital firm. So, what's the plan, Jeff Bezos?

  • Apple hits $100 for first time since stock split Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Apple hit $100 a share for first time since its seven-for-one split in June.

  • Sharapova serves up even more wins off tennis court Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Maria Sharapova

    At just 27 years old, Maria Sharapova not only a tennis superstar, but a budding entrepreneur.

  • Google made more IPO money my way: Bill Hambrecht Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:58 AM ET

    If Google had used a traditional IPO process when its stock debuted 10 years ago, it would have made less money, the Silicon Valley pioneer who crafted the deal tells CNBC.

  • Google by the numbers, 10 years after the IPO Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:46 AM ET

    The facts of Google's first 10 years are impressive.

  • Aug 19- Google Inc is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports. Internet companies such as Google and Facebook Inc do not offer their services to children under 13, but it is tough to catch users who sign up by providing false information.

  • 5 things that could derail Google's stock Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

    With triumphs inevitably comes scrutiny, and Google is the recipient of plenty. Here are five risks the company faces over the next 10 years.

  • Remember Google's weird IPO? Why it never took off Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.