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

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $11.94 with 21,020,000 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell 1.2 percent to $99.59 with 24,520,000 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 4 percent to $25.08 with 25,765,900 shares traded.

  • Why China's leader is unlikely to get involved Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:34 PM ET

    If past examples are anything to go by, the beleaguered Hong Kong chief executive, CY Leung, will be left to solve the problem Beijing may not even be answering his calls. The FT reports.

  • Next from Hollywood? Tetris: The Motion Picture Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Threshold Entertainment has announced plans to develop a feature film based on Tetris, the shape matching arcade game that launched 30 years ago.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 6 percent to $100.75 with 52,613,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $25.17 with 34,474,200 shares traded. eBay Inc. rose 7.5 percent to $56.63 with 54,042,500 shares traded.

  • Luxe Silicon Valley real estate at bubble levels? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    A house with a round tower and stone exterior wall in Saratoga, Calif.

    While real estate in much of the country is hitting a slow patch, luxury home sales in Silicon Valley are soaring nearly as fast as Facebook stock.

  • AOL to feed more video, news to Microsoft's MSN Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising. The arrangement announced Tuesday builds upon a partnership that AOL Inc. and Microsoft Corp. struck in April.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    1 Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc.. 2 FIFA 15 Ultimate Team by EA SP..., Electronic Arts. 9 Crazy Hair Salon- Pretty Girl..., Kids Fun Club by TabTale.

  • Tech laughs at itself in video touting volunteering Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Ron Conway, founder of SV Angel.

    Sf.citi, a nonprofit whose members include Web companies, is doing its part to fix tech's image by promoting volunteerism in a video.

  • How to make a lot more money on Alibaba Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:26 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the Alibaba Group IPO opening.

    Alibaba options are now open for trading. And the first big trades tell us something very interesting about where the stock may be heading.

  • What the eBay split means for PayPal Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:19 AM ET
    Signage for Ebay Inc.'s PayPal unit is seen outside the company's offices in Dubin, Ireland.

    PayPal hasn't aged so gracefully, but eBay's decision to spin it off next year could give it renewed life. Re/code reports.

  • EBay-PayPal divorce makes sense: Case     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, share their thoughts on eBay's separation from PayPal.

  • Oculus: Facebook's virtual reality     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, reveals what he would like the Facebook team to focus on next.

  • Atlas: Facebook's direct challenge to Google     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, provides prospective on Facebook's new advertising plan as the stock hits an all-time high.

  • Peter Thiel attacks 'slacker' European tech Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:31 AM ET
    Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

    Europe is a "slacker with low expectations", run by politicians that strangle technological progress, Peter Thiel says. The FT reports.

  • Hong Kong activists stare down China's 'Great Firewall' Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:57 AM ET
    A protester sits as he blocks the main street to the financial Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong September 29, 2014.

    Social media among Hong Kong protesters pose a "nightmare scenario" for Chinese censors, experts say. NBC News reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30- Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 6 percent to $100.11 with 47,428,000 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $25.12 with 28,319,800 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 3 percent to $79.00 with 32,487,000 shares traded.

  • Monday's midday movers: Alibaba, Apple & more Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Banks may use Facebook to determine credit scores Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    In the future, bank giants may require an eye or finger to pay for shopping and social network profiles may determine credit access.

  • Facebook takes on Google     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at Facebook's expanding advertising business and how it plans to take on Google with its Atlas ad platform. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.