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  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

    Before Facebook introduced a new search tool this month, it assembled an eclectic team to scrutinize what users were searching for on the site — and how.

  • The Chief of Yahoo Lifts Sales, and Spirits Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:52 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Marissa Mayer’s first months as chief executive have impressed investors, and the company’s stock, recently at a four-year high, rose after hours.

  • Egypt Army Chief Warns of ‘State Collapse’ Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    An Egyptian protester next to a fire, throws stones towards riot police during a demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 26, 2013.

    Egypt's army chief said political strife was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year, as Cairo's first elected leader struggles to contain bloody street violence.

  • Yahoo Earnings Beat; Revenue Outlook Is Light Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Yahoo billboard in San Francisco, CA

    In its first full quarter with Marissa Mayer at the helm, Yahoo reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that topped expectations. But its first-quarter revenue guidance was a bit lower than analyst estimates.

  • Twitter's Vine is currently all the rage. But let's just say it's not your mom's video-sharing app. Yes, there's porn. Here are six things you need to know.

  • Stocks End Mixed; Apple, Caterpillar Surge 2% Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Wall Street closed mixed on Monday, as stocks struggled to extend the January rally for another session. Apple led tech stocks higher with a 2 percent rebound while Caterpillar gave support to blue chips following its earnings report.

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports shares of Facebook are up 2.5 percent on a handful of analyst reports today.

  • Apple or Samsung: Who’s Cooler Now? Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Apple's R&D spending suggests that it has plenty of coolness left, Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says.

  • Midday Movers: LNKD, FB & More Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

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

  • This Strategy Has Been a Big Cause of Apple's Slide Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:41 AM ET
    Apple Store NYC

    Apple's tumble from the stratosphere did damage to the stocks' other-worldly reputation but helped out some of its peers.

  • Twitter's Vine Features Porn Video as 'Editor's Pick' Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Twitter blames "human error" for pornographic video slipping into Vine's "Editor's Picks" section.

  • Big companies like Ernst & Young are increasingly using their own workers to find new hires, saving time and money but lengthening the odds for job seekers without connections, especially among the long-term unemployed.

  • Early Movers: CAT, BIIB, BA & More Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Amid the increasingly crowded space of social media and social commerce businesses, what does it take to stay on top and stand out in the tech startup arena? Brand loyalty and exclusive products, said one Silicon Valley executive to CNBC.

  • Will the Stock Market Bulls Keep Running? Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 9:18 PM ET

    Traders are bracing for the "Super Bowl" of economic data in the week ahead and wondering: Will the bulls keep running or lose the big game?

  • BlackRock to Buy $80 Million Twitter Stake Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    BlackRock has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter, a person with knowledge of the deal said. BlackRock will buy shares directly from early Twitter employees seeking to liquidate their stock holdings and options.

  • Earnings Buzz: What to Watch in the Week Ahead Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    Earnings season is shifting into high gear in the final week of January, with six Dow Jones components, and more than a fifth of the S&P 500 companies reporting.

  • Facebook has apparently blocked Twitter’s new Vine video app from being able to find user's Facebook friends on the new service.

    Twitter released Vine, a new application for quick video sharing, and the app may already be butting heads with rival Facebook.

  • CEOs 'Struggle for Survival' in Davos Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    'Struggle for Survival' participant  Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestle

    The Crossroads Foundation is offering all Davos attendees an up-close and personal encounter with poverty through its 'Struggle for Survival' program.

  • Yahoo's Mayer Looks for Growth in Mobile Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is confident that her company will be able to capitalize on the explosion in mobile communication, saying Yahoo will focus on strong partnerships with Apple, Google and Facebook.