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An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could lead to greater efforts to censor Web content and stifle innovation in cyberspace.
Upgrades for Facebook and Yahoo sent their stock prices higher, but investors should take into account a couple of things, Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics said Monday on CNBC.
Holiday shopping is sometimes a "survival of the fittest" activity, according CNBC's Julia Boorstin. She looks at some of the more offbeat online retailers who make it more bearable.
Using Facebook and Hewlett-Packard as examples, it often pays to do the opposite of insiders. TheStreet.com reports.
The holiday shopping season is always a crucial one for the videogame industry. But this year the explosion of the number of mobile devices and tablets is changing the game.
Young Wall Street analysts, who are mostly not permitted to use social media at work, are finding ways to get around the corporate firewalls.
Parents are concerned about future harm and are trying to manage their children’s social media activities, a new study suggests. Do you really know what you kids are doing on Facebook?
CNBC's Julia Boorstin interviews Zynga's Travis Boatman, sr. vp of mobile on the company's shifting focus from desktop to mobile games.
Move aside Facebook and Instagram, filters for Twitter photos have arrived.
The police in Mumbai arrested Monday a 21-year-old college student Shaheen Dhada for a Facebook status update and her friend Renu Srinivasan for clicking "Like" on the update. The case is the latest in a string of recent crackdowns on Internet speech in India. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
This holiday shopping season will mark a turning point for Pinterest. It’s actively trying to help brands cash in. And this all-important shopping season companies are increasingly using it to drive online sales.
Facebook is denying reports it's in talks to partner with Yahoo on search, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Don’t be too quick to dismiss the report that Yahoo's Marissa Mayer and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg have discussed a new search deal between their two companies.
Plenty of smartphone and tablet apps can save you money, but many more can also save you time — and during the holiday season, time is money.
Being in the Billion-Dollar Club limits how, and if, a start-up can get out. For one thing, when you’re the most expensive product on the shelf, very few companies can afford to buy you.
Cantor Fitzgerald is saying "Facebook is showing signs of winning the mobile battle." Mad Money host Jim Cramer, provides perspective.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including a Pakistani beer that received an unexpected publicity boost from Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughter and the resignation of Goose Island's CEO.
Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly, a mobile phone app aimed at transforming how users consume news, chats with CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Fab.com announces it will be one of Facebook's premier partners for its new 'gifts,' feature, with Jason Goldberg, Fab.com co-founder & CEO.
Startup Airbnb, an online marketplace that aggregates short-term rental listings, has debuted a new feature to filter search results by neighborhoods. But is the site trustworthy and safe?