• Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. rose 4.5 percent to $9.46 with 21,838,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 1.2 percent to $119.00 with 39,546,700 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. rose 2.8 percent to $23.87 with 14,623,500 shares traded.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    1. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 8 percent to $117.66 with 38,369,600 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 7 percent to $27.22 with 14,180,100 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $75.20 with 18,544,700 shares traded.

  • Kickstarter suspends game that draws real blood Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:09 PM ET
    Playing Blood Sport

    Kickstarter on Monday suspended funding for a gaming system that draws real blood from players. The project launched less than a week ago.

  • Biz Stone: This is what our new app is about Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:33 PM ET
    Christopher Isaac 'Biz' Stone

    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone talks about his new app, Super, Silicon Valley and Twitter.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. rose. 5 percent to $9.04 with 17,481,400 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 1.9 percent to $118.63 with 45,726,300 shares traded. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 9.7 percent to $7.15 with 16,632,100 shares traded.

  • Hedge funds playing buy-and-hold, and losing Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of an Apple store in New York.

    Hedge funds aren't changing their stock holdings much despite poor performance compared with the broader stock market.

  • Russia's richest man on investing in Alibaba, Xiaomi Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Billionaire Alisher Usmanov's investment in Alibaba has soared more than 500 percent since he first invested in the group, he told CNBC.

  • Cook a turkey? Butterball has an app for that Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Butterball frozen turkeys are displayed for sale at a Walmart store in Los Angeles, Nov. 26, 2013.

    Butterball's CEO sees Thanksgiving as the equivalent of the Super Bowl. And the company knows it's not your grandfather's holiday anymore.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 1 percent to $116.47 with 51,610,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 3 percent to $26.88 with 31,415,700 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell. 6 percent to $54.08 with 18,645,300 shares traded.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Activision Inc. rose 7.9 percent to $21.11 with 23,754,000 shares traded. American Realty Capital Properties Inc. rose 2.4 percent to $8.98 with 28,527,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 1.4 percent to $116.31 with 40,594,400 shares traded.

  • Toning down the tweets just in case colleges pry Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:31 AM ET
    Satyajit Dattagupta, the vice president for enrollment management at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., Nov. 17, 2014.

    College applicants are cleaning up their online profiles in case admissions officers look at it, the New York Times reports.

  • Paying for 'Likes' and retweets a pyramid scheme?     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    Is paying for "Likes" and retweets social media's version of a pyramid scheme? Nick Bilton of The New York Times, discusses how people are making money creating and selling "bots."

  • Google and Apple fine-tune app presence in China Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    Google gets the OK to work with Chinese developers and "get" is the new "free" in the Apple store.

  • Facebook shuttle drivers vote to unionize Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    Facebook shuttle bus drivers voted Wednesday to unionize to get better pay and working conditions, which could lead other service workers to unionize.

  • Show of Love: Public kissing the rage in India Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:24 PM ET
    People protest during the Kiss Of Love, a Facebook campaign, near Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office at Jhandewalan near the Metro station in New Delhi, India.

    Indian protesters who gather to kiss have been arrested, tear-gassed and assaulted with rods. Still, they keep kissing. The Global Post reports.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 7 percent to $114.67 with 41,089,700 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 5.3 percent to $10.19 with 30,281,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. was unchanged at $26.59 with 19,356,600 shares traded.

  • SEC enacts rules to protect exchanges from glitches Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    Mary Jo White

    The SEC adopted a new rule that requires stock exchanges to take steps to protect against market disruptions.

  • The top trending stories on Twitter and Facebook include the sexiest men in the world and the reggae rhythms of Bob Marley.

  • Ethical sins in Silicon Valley? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Ethical issues come to light in Silicon Valley after ride-sharing app found itself in hot water on privacy concerns.