Disruptive tech companies whose products made people's lives easier, while upending industries in the process.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Facebook was briefly unavailable on Thursday morning in several countries in Europe and the United States.
Despite all the talk, Europe has yet to spawn its very own tech giant, along the lines of Google, Facebook or Twitter.
One of the most breathtakingly incompetent ideas I've ever heard is the idea of legalizing all insider trading, says attorney Andrew Stoltmann.
British spies can legally monitor its citizens' Facebook, Twitter and Google activities, the U.K.'s top counter-terrorism chief said.
A slideshow of the British women who took the risk in starting up a technology business and are now reaping the rewards.
The army success and brutality of the jihadi group surging through Iraq have been recorded with the level of precision often seen in company accounts.
Given the shifting risk/reward dynamics, Cramer says, “some stocks are just going to have to go up without me.”
Facebook officially released Slingshot, a photo and video sharing app, after accidentally leaking it earlier this month. Re/code reports.
Today there are more options for investors to invest in disruptive start-ups that promise to become billion-dollar Wall Street darlings.
CNBC's second annual Disruptor 50 list features companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries—and society.
A huge hit with teens, the Snapchat message app that lets you share video and photos in seconds has built a cult following.
As mobile explodes, Twilio's technology, which lets developers incorporate voice and text into apps and websites, is riding the wave.
Take start-ups Airbnb, Uber and Getaround, throw in a bit of Aereo, and you may end up with Fon, which allows you to share your Wi-Fi.
The instant messaging boom—and its billion-dollar valuations—may rely more on Nexmo than better-known WhatsApp or WeChat.
Chief investment officers have always had pricey consultants. With Apptio, they have a SaaS efficiency expert: Peter Drucker in the cloud.
The wolves of Wall Street won't stand a chance if the next generation truly embraces an algorithm as its wealth manager.
Say hello to the future: Our annual roundup of 50 companies that are turning industries in every sector—from finance to retail—upside down.
With 40 million users, Pinterest isn't living up to its 'world's bulletin board' slogan, but it could yet become a big problem for Amazon.