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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...
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.
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...
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook has launched a stand-alone app for its "Groups" tool which over 700 million people use monthly.
Facebook will release a new standalone app dedicated to its group messaging and sharing feature, reports Re/Code.
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.
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.
Can a Russian innovation hub kick start its fledgling tech industry? The Global Post reports.
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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.
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.
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 MICA will have wireless capabilities that will enable the wearer to text and receive social notifications.
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.
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.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray managing director, shares his thoughts on "Facebook at Work," and its impact to the social networks core business.