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  • How to Defend Against Identity Theft This Tax Season Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Tax season is a busy time for cybercriminals trying to cash in by stealing your personal information.

  • The Oscars Social TV Ad Bonanza Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    ABC, which broadcasts the event, said it saw the highest demand for Oscar ads in over a decade. The average 30 second spot sold for between $1.65 million and $1.8 million, the highest prices since 2008, when ads averaged $1.7 million.

  • A Titan’s How-To on Breaking the Glass Ceiling Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Before Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, started to write "Lean In," her book-slash-manifesto on women in the workplace, she reread Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." Like the homemaker turned activist who helped start a revolution 50 years ago, Ms. Sandberg wanted to do far more than sell books, the New York Times reports.

  • The White House is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and adopting what Mark Zuckerberg calls the "hacker way."

  • Some Victims of Online Hacking Edge Into the Light Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Mike Baute

    Hackers have hit many U.S. companies, but few have admitted it. Now, some are going public, reflecting new ways of judging the risks and benefits of such moves.

  • Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    Stocks ended near session lows Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq down more than 1 percent each, following the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes and as investors paused a day after all three major averages closed at fresh multi-year highs.

  • 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.