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The overwhelming number of content providers in media and technology makes strategic partnerships an attractive option — without the need for fierce battles with the competition, CC Media CEO Bob Pittman told CNBC’s “Power Lunch.”
Google's Venture fund is planning to invest $1 billion in a wide-range of start-ups over the next five years, but the firm isn't necessarily looking for the next Facebook, Twitter or other media related business.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday.
A contributor to TheStreet.com discusses a few stocks that are constantly on the forefront of the valuation discussion and tries to answer the prevailing question of whether or not stocks always reflect a company's underlying value.
Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.
Before jumping with joy over Groupon’s announcement that it’s getting into the mobile-payment business, beware: Wall Street is doing what it always does — trying to extrapolate a valuation out of something akin to thin air.
Two high profile social media companies are trading well below their IPO prices, with Groupon down 75 percent from its public debut. Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, explains.
Facebook's price-to-earnings ratio is 123, while Apple's is 16.5. So which is a better investment? Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital senior analyst, and Greg Troccoli, Chart Lab Pro president.
Twitter is rolling out a new look across the web and new mobile apps — offering a consistent, more personalized and photo-heavy experience — one that’s consistent no matter where people are using the service.
Google has acquired Nik Software, the company behind the popular photo editing application Snapseed, a similar app to Instagram.
Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Meyer is giving every single employee a new smartphone of their choice, except a Blackberry, with CNBC's Robert Frank, and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Want to know what analysts have been saying about Apple, Facebook, McDonald’s, PNC Financial and Disney? Find out in this CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
Spreecast is the early stage social video platform looking to take on Google in social video.
What would people give for bacon? One man set out on cross-country adventure with no money, no credit cards, nothing but a trailer full of bacon to find out!
What’s your "bacon number?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from a certain celebrity Bacon!
More than 61 million Facebook users unknowingly participated in the study, which sought to measure the ability of online social networks to catalyze actions in the real world, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Stocks ended a touch higher Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy announcement and after the Dow and S&P 500 touched fresh multi-year intraday highs earlier in the session.
Robert Peck, a Facebook investor, gives the three reasons why he's happy with CEO Mark Zuckerberg's much anticipated comments.
Mark Zuckerberg responded to criticism about the missteps in Facebook's mobile strategy and the sharp drop in the stock price. While investors appeared to like what they heard, one analyst has slashed his price target on the stock.
"I think the interview went very well yesterday," says Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, discussing Zuckerberg's interview, and weighing in on whether Facebook will be able to monetize it's mobile operations. "Facebook looks to be a share loser," he added.