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  • Lightning Round: Time to sell Facebook? Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Options investors see good times rolling for Facebook Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 23- Facebook Inc investors used to wild swings in the company's shares following its earnings reports are looking for relative calm on Tuesday, after the social media company posts results. Facebook, whose shares rose 3 percent to a new year-high of $80.63 on Thursday, is scheduled to report third-quarter results on Oct. 28. On Tuesday, Facebook...

  • Facebook's new 'Rooms' enables anonymous chatting Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    The logo for social media site Facebook is shown in this photo.

    Facebook announced a new stand-alone mobile app that enables people to communicate anonymously—a change in the company's long-standing policy.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.8 percent to $104.83 with 68,431,200 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.3 percent to $23.57 with 20,729,700 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 3.4 percent to $53.22 with 21,688,600 shares traded.

  • Facebook announces 'Rooms'     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Facebook has announced a new mobile app called "Rooms," reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, Oct. 22, 2014.

    China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg showed off his language skills by speaking to students in Beijing in Mandarin.

  • Cramer: Facebook going toe to toe with Google     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    Check out this video which shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is learning Mandarin, and CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on the stock and online advertising.

  • Call me: Magic Johnson wants to solve diversity gap Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Magic Johnson

    The former NBA great turned businessman says he has the solution to the lack of diversity in tech: Just give him a call.

  • Facebook pays meager UK tax despite revenue hike Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 5:36 AM ET

    Facebook paid almost no U.K. corporation tax for the second year in a row, even though revenues rose at the British arm.

  • US youth frustrated with 'oversharing' on social media Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:34 AM ET

    A new survey has found that U.S. teens and young adults are sharing less on social media and growing frustrated with 'friends' who 'overshare.'

  • Twitter unveils tools to woo developers Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo speaks during the Twitter developer conference in San Francisco, Oct. 22, 2014.

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced Fabric, a toolkit designed to "enable mobile developers to focus on building great apps."

  • 'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— So long Silicon Valley. In the past few years Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and YouTube have opened offices on the west side of Los Angeles from Santa Monica south to Venice and Playa del Rey. "Historically, Silicon Valley has been the center of gravity for tech and startups but I think more and more, these types of companies can be built anywhere," says Erik...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $102.99 with 65,959,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $23.26 with 24,710,700 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 1.3 percent to $51.49 with 21,334,700 shares traded.

  • IBM no longer a tech company: Mark Cuban Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Businessman and TV personality Mark Cuban speaks onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

    The billionaire investor also explained why he was a buyer of Netflix stock on last week's dip.

  • Welcome to the future of fast food Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Taco Bell's waffle taco.

    Waffle tacos and a bot named 'Dom': Welcome to the future of fast food!

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc's CEO is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer spent much of Tuesday's earnings call highlighting improvements in Yahoo's mobile business, the benefits from acquisitions...

  • Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:27 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction. Starboard contends that since Mayer became CEO in July 2012, Yahoo has been wasting money on ill-advised acquisitions and a bloated payroll while...

  • FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy. Over the last year, he co-authored a series of Washington Post articles that examined government surveillance programs first revealed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle. Yahoo's revenue growth has stalled in recent years as its once-hot Web portal and email service have lagged rivals such as Google Inc...