• When Google & Facebook enter telecom race     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the potential entrance of Google and Facebook into the telecom space and when they will compete on the broadband front. Also, Faber provides insight to the move higher in Dish Network shares.

  • WUZHEN, China, Nov 19- Chinese officials called on Wednesday for controls on the Internet to preserve stability, saying its model for cyberspace regulation can be the framework for spawning commercial successes like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. "This place is crowded with tourists, who are perfectly orderly, and cyberspace should also be free and open, with rules...

  • Financial planning gets a dose of virtual reality Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Financial planning usually involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Fidelity Investments is trying to change that equation with an experiment in 3- D technology designed to make money management seem more like a mesmerizing video game than a mundane exercise in number crunching. StockCity's architecture changes with...

  • The measure is unlikely to become law anytime soon, as Republicans will hold a majority of seats in the Senate after Jan. 1. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, the future Senate Majority Leader, came out strongly against the bill in a Senate speech on Tuesday morning, concerns matched by several hawkish Republicans including former government officials.

  • WhatsApp encrypts messages from beginning to end Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The messaging service, which has 600 million users and is especially popular in Europe and Asia, added the new encryption to its last update for Android smartphones, according to Open Whisper Systems, the San Francisco- based software group that developed the "TextSecure" program with help from U.S. government grants and private funding. WhatsApp cofounder Jan...

  • Facebook launches stand-alone 'Group' app     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook has launched a stand-alone app for its "Groups" tool which over 700 million people use monthly.

  • Facebook launches new app for groups Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Facebook Group app

    Facebook will release a new standalone app dedicated to its group messaging and sharing feature, reports Re/Code.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.3 percent to $115.47 with 41,708,500 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $26.59 with 26,839,200 shares traded. Dendreon Corp. fell 13.6 percent to$. 13 with 20,747,200 shares traded.

  • Facebook's newest app unbundles Groups feature Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture. Facebook Inc. has been working to expand its presence on people's mobile devices by creating— and buying— apps such as Messenger, Paper, Instagram and WhatsApp.

  • The new innovation hub: Siberia? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    Tomsk, Russia

    Can a Russian innovation hub kick start its fledgling tech industry? The Global Post reports.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB. 7. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Do Facebook ads deliver value?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Discussing Facebook's ad platform, Nate Elliott, Forrester, shares his thoughts on whether brands are getting the return they're looking for from the social network.

  • Mega-mergers are popular again on Wall Street Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.

  • Why 'Facebook at Work' may not be feasible     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    From a branding perspective, it'll be hard for Facebook to portray itself as a platform for purposes beyond socializing, says Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist of Pension Partners.

  • Facebook is reportedly working on an "At Work" network that will challenge LinkedIn. Insight, with Hannah Kuchler, Financial Times, and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable.

  • Intel's smart MICA bracelet will cost pretty penny Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Intel's MICA smart bracelet

    Intel's MICA will have wireless capabilities that will enable the wearer to text and receive social notifications.

  • #Bling ring: Bloomingdale’s Twitter-ready bauble Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Khai Khai Diamond Hashtag Ring

    Luxury retailer Bloomingdale's is selling an 18-karat gold ring, prominently emblazoned with a 1 carat diamond hashtag.

  • Reports say Facebook could be rolling out a professional site, which would compete with LinkedIn. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, thinks Facebook should take other avenues, like in real time news.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 2 percent to $113.99 with 45,587,000 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 2.3 percent to $10.94 with 18,783,000 shares traded. Celldex Therapeutics rose 28.9 percent to $18.25 with 21,721,900 shares traded.

  • 'Facebook at Work' brand unclear: Pro     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director, shares his thoughts on "Facebook at Work," and its impact to the social networks core business.