• Twitter unveils tools to woo developers Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo speaks during the Twitter developer conference in San Francisco, Oct. 22, 2014.

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced Fabric, a toolkit designed to "enable mobile developers to focus on building great apps."

  • 'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— So long Silicon Valley. In the past few years Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and YouTube have opened offices on the west side of Los Angeles from Santa Monica south to Venice and Playa del Rey. "Historically, Silicon Valley has been the center of gravity for tech and startups but I think more and more, these types of companies can be built anywhere," says Erik...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $102.99 with 65,959,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $23.26 with 24,710,700 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 1.3 percent to $51.49 with 21,334,700 shares traded.

  • IBM no longer a tech company: Mark Cuban Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Businessman and TV personality Mark Cuban speaks onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

    The billionaire investor also explained why he was a buyer of Netflix stock on last week's dip.

  • Welcome to the future of fast food Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Taco Bell's waffle taco.

    Waffle tacos and a bot named 'Dom': Welcome to the future of fast food!

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc's CEO is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer spent much of Tuesday's earnings call highlighting improvements in Yahoo's mobile business, the benefits from acquisitions...

  • Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:27 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction. Starboard contends that since Mayer became CEO in July 2012, Yahoo has been wasting money on ill-advised acquisitions and a bloated payroll while...

  • FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy. Over the last year, he co-authored a series of Washington Post articles that examined government surveillance programs first revealed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle. Yahoo's revenue growth has stalled in recent years as its once-hot Web portal and email service have lagged rivals such as Google Inc...

  • Yahoo earnings: Nice, but not enough, says Street Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:46 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo still needs to turn around its core business, and it's not moving fast enough, industry experts say.

  • UPDATE 1-Yahoo's revenue rises 1 pct Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lackluster Wall Street targets, as the Internet company's online display advertising business continued to struggle. Shares of Yahoo rose 3 percent to $41.40 in extended trading on Tuesday. Yahoo said that it's display advertising revenue, which...

  • Options bet predicts big pain for Facebook Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    The Facebook logo is reflected against source code on the screen of a computer in this photo illustration.

    One options trader made a big bet Facebook's run could take a pause.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 2.7 percent to $102.47 with 88,395,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 2.5 percent to $23.51 with 32,982,500 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.7 percent to $52.19 with 27,805,700 shares traded.

  • What to expect at Twitter's Flight conference Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    Twitter’s first mobile developer conference set to take place Wednesday in San Francisco, Re/code reports.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations. 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB. 10. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited.

  • Pandora knows who you will (probably) vote for Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    If you live in Florida and like Pandora, you're probably hearing a lot of Rick Scott for Governor ads. That is, if you like country music.

  • Mystery startup Magic Leap raises $542 million Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    A still image from a Magic Leap promotional video.

    Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup, raised $542 million in funding from Google and other firms for development.

  • Oct 21- Magic Leap Inc, a startup focused on augmented reality technology, said it raised $542 million in a funding round led by Google Inc.. Investors in the latest round included Qualcomm Inc, the world's No.1 mobile phone chipmaker, Andreessen Horowitz, KKR and Legendary Entertainment. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps at Google,...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who represented Paul Ceglia, claiming they helped the upstate New York entrepreneur pursue a fraudulent lawsuit to extort a 50 percent stake in the social networking company. Ceglia, a wood pellet salesman from Wellsville, New York, is not a defendant in Facebook's...

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.