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  • Trading 'Kill Switch' Coming Soon: NYSE Exec Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    U.S. regulators and exchanges are getting closer to a framework for a "kill switch" that could be used to shut down trading before software glitches wreak havoc on markets.

  • Instagram Will Soon Be Able to Sell Your Pics, Info Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 11:23 AM ET

    Instagram's new privacy changes could have you starring in an advertisement without knowing it.

  • Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter for Facebook's IPO, will pay a $5 million fine to Massachusetts to settle charges that its bankers improperly influenced its research analysts when the Internet company went public.

  • Boomerang Sends Facebook Friends Local Gifts Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:36 PM ET
    Boomerang, an online gift-giving service.

    Zach Smith is co-founder and CEO of Boomerang, a startup that uses Facebook as a venue for gift giving.

  • Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for the Procrastinator Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 12:31 PM ET

    As the end of the holiday shopping season quickly approaches, procrastinators may be scrambling for gift ideas that don't scream 'I bought this an hour ago.' We found 13 gift ideas that may save the day.

  • Twitter Offered Instagram $525 Million Deal: Report Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:52 AM ET

    Weeks before Instagram accepted an offer from Facebook, CEO Kevin Systrom had verbally agreed to sell his company to Twitter.

  • Instagram is changing its privacy policy so that it can share user data with its parent company, Facebook.

  • The NRA has scaled down its social media presence in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newton, Conn.

  • Egyptians Narrowly Back Constitution, Say Rivals Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 6:22 AM ET

    Egyptians voted narrowly in favor of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will deepen divisions, officials in rival camps said on Sunday.

  • Lightning Round: Facebook, ConEd & More Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 6:11 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Internet Turns UN Telecoms Talks Into Reality Show Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 5:13 PM ET
    Hamadoun Toure, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), speaks during a press conference as Mohamed al-Ghanim, Chairman of the World Conference on International Telecommunication listens on during the final day of the WCIT-12 in Dubai.

    If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.

  • Stocks held losses Friday, dragged by techs, as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of the weekend amid ongoing worries over the looming "fiscal cliff."

  • Talking Numbers: Facebook Down 4% Today     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    Shares of Facebook are up 22 percent in the last month, but down 4 percent today, its 4th lockup expiration date. JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, discuss how to play the stock.

  • Facebook's Lockup #4 Expires Today     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    During Facebook's last lockup expiration one month ago when 1.2 million shares became available to sell, the stock soared 12.5 percent and kept going. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on today's expiration.

  • Gift-Giving With Boomerang     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    Zach Smith, Boomerang CEO and co-founder, explains how his company uses Facebook information to allow users to give gifts to friends and family.

  • In Mayan Doomsday, Marketers See $$$ Opportunity Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    As ancient doomsday predictions draw near, hotels and restaurants are launching tongue-in-cheek promotions to profit from the fiery apocalypse forecasts surrounding Dec. 21, one Mayan Calendar's end date.

  • The Future of Social Media     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    Clara Shih, Hearsay Social CEO, explains how social media is driving a shift in consumer behavior and business competition.

  • 10 LinkedIn Tweaks We'd Like to See in 2013 Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 10:37 AM ET

    Social media predictions for 2013 see a bright year for LinkedIn, so here are 10 steps LinkedIn could take to help turn those predictions into reality.

  • Futures Mixed Despite Industrial Production Data Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained narrowly mixed Friday as investors digested a pair of mixed economic reports, while better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing data helped limit losses.

  • Major Facebook Lock-Up Expires Today     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    "We're getting through these lock-ups," said Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, providing his views on Facebook's stock, as early employees and investors get their first chance to sell about 156 million shares.