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  • Here's Why Twitter's New Ad Initiative Is a Big Deal Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:26 PM ET

    Twitter is making a move which should dramatically grow its ad revenue. It's officially launching an ads application programming interface, or API, to give marketers more tools to buy and manage ads on Twitter.

  • CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks with Facebook founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple Chairman Art Levinson about a new foundation to offer a $33 million prize for life science research. "We all think our society needs more heroes who are scientists, researchers and engineers," he says.

  • No Opportunity in Apple: Joe Terranova Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    There are too many opportunities around to focus on Apple stock, Joe Terranova says.

  • Apple Releases Security Fix for Malware Attack Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Apple released a security update after a small number of Macs were infected by malware.

  • Billionaire U: Why Harvard Mints Mega-Rich Alums Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    Harvard University skyline.

    Harvard leads all universities with some 52 billionaire alumni with a collective fortune of $205 billion, according to a global list of universities.

  • Futures Flat After Economic Reports, Ahead of Fed Minutes Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:48 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures briefly dipped Wednesday following a weaker-than-expected housing starts report, but rebounded into positive territory ahead of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting and a day after all three major averages closed at fresh multi-year highs,

  • Yahoo Redesign Aims to Make Site More Inviting Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Yahoo's new homepage redesign.

    Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and linger for longer periods of time.

  • Trader work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.

  • Apple Is Building Something Bigger Than a TV Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Given the beating Apple has taken lately—with many questioning its future—it's important to understand how much television means to Apple.

  • Microsoft's Outlook Takes Aim at Google's Gmail Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Google Chrome

    Microsoft is so confident it has the best email service that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.

  • Geek Chic: Google Revamps Topshop Runway Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 2:53 AM ET
    Actress Kate Bosworth at the Topshop fashion show AW13 at London Fashion Week.

    Philip Green's "Topshop" brand joined forces with Internet giant Google at this year's London Fashion Week in a move which has once again built a buzz around the company.

  • Tolstoy a Better Read Than the UK Tax Code: Osborne Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Count Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, (1828 - 1910), Russian writer.

    "Tolstoy is also a better read. Tax rules ... were developed by the League of Nations after World War I. They've not kept pace with the changes in the world economy," the U.K.'s chancellor of the exchequer told CNBC.

  • NextDoor

    Americans have lost touch with their neighbors, but one company is looking to restore the country's sense of community through social media.

  • Facebook says that it was hacked last month in what it called "a sophisticated attack." But it says no user data was compromised.

  • Facebook Paid No Income Taxes in 2012: Report Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:27 PM ET

    Facebook didn't pay any income taxes in 2012. Here's how.

  • Facebook said it was the target of a series of attacks from an unidentified hacker group but no user data were compromised.

  • Facebook Hacked     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    The social media company says it doesn't think any user information has been compromised.

  • Facebook Wants You to Pay to Promote Friends' Posts Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Facebook is expanding its Promoted Post feature to allow users to let them pay to promote their friends' posts on the social platform.

  • Who Owns Seeds? Monsanto Says Not You Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 1:40 PM ET
    A researcher sorts leaf samples from a soybean plant at a Monsanto facility.

    The United States Supreme Court will decide that in a case involving a 75-year-old farmer from Indiana named Vernon Bowman. Monsanto sued Bowman in 2007, claiming the farmer has for years used seeds reaped from a first crop of Monsanto Roundup Ready soybean seeds to grow another crop.

  • Portfolio Planning—Budget for Risk: Yoshikami Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    Make sure you have developed your strategy with a risk budget in mind. It will serve you well when panic in the market set in, says this pro.