• A real ringer: Pay $2,000, get a wedding bridesmaid Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    Move over Kristen Wiig. Just like in the movies, professional bridesmaids are available for hiring in real life, minus the drama.

  • Porn moving into the mainstream? Not quite Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Adult film actress Chanel Preston, who is concerned that performers don't have enough control over health issues.

    Parts of mainstream society are embracing adult entertainment, but other segments are still resistant to the industry's cultural import.

  • More privacy sought for Obama healthcare website Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 6:15 AM ET
    HealthCare.gov website seen on Nov. 12, 2014.

    The Obama administration may need to make still more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

  • Looking to reinvent itself, Twitter launches Flock Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:21 PM ET

    Twitter is taking its pitch to developers—and attempting to reinvent itself—on the road, with Twitter Flock.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $112.98 with 43,229,300 shares traded. Array BioPharma Inc. rose 40.8 percent to $7.11 with 35,889,300 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 1.9 percent to $10.71 with 19,583,100 shares traded.

  • Global solutions need input from women: Sandberg Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates touched on topics from disease and poverty to technology in a wide-ranging interview on Friday.

  • Face to Face: Sheryl Sandberg & Melinda Gates  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks candidly to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates about everything from leadership to the worst jobs they've ever had.

  • Will the surging dollar punish big tech earnings? Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:02 AM ET

    The five giants of U.S. technology are slated to report quarterly results next week. Investors are surprisingly skeptical.

  • Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:00 AM ET

    REDMOND, Washington— Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Microsoft unveiled HoloLens at its headquarters this week, on the same day the company touted its upcoming Windows 10 software release. Google's computerized eyewear, Glass, isn't technically a virtual-reality...

  • Jan 23- Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are trying to firm up support by creating the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the United States, dubbing it the "Nasdaq of Bitcoin", the New York Times reported. Representatives at Winklevoss Capital could not be reached for comments outside regular business hours. The Winklevoss twins, who famously accused Facebook Inc...

  • 7 trades on big tech names Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    The Apple flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York.

    With earnings season continuing amid volatility, CNBC's "Fast Money" traders looked at how to play prominent technology names.

  • Sandberg: Cheap Internet key to global growth Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    In Davos, Facebook's COO and Microsoft's CEO agree: The world needs to get more people online.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp surprised the tech world on Wednesday with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. Microsoft said its wire-free Microsoft HoloLens device will be available around the same time as Windows 10 this autumn. Microsoft does not have a...

  • Face to Face: Richard Branson and will.i.am Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:59 PM ET
    Sir Richard Branson and Will.I.Am at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    This year, CNBC teamed up with Facebook to bring together some of the smartest minds at Davos to answer your questions.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world's largest software company tries to retain customers in the mobile era. "It's a necessary evil as CEO Satya Nadella and Microsoft have recognized the' golden goose' and major revenue...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 9.4 percent to $2.45 with 46,252,400 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 8 percent to $109.55 with 47,426,800 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 1.0 percent to $9.93 with 19,261,700 shares traded.

  • Google's new weapon against Facebook: Cardboard Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    A Google Cardboard virtual reality headset for Android smartphones is shown during a promotional event in Paris.

    While Facebook is counting on the $2 billion purchase of Oculus to win in virtual reality, Google's answer is a smartphone and some cardboard.

  • Peering into the future of virtual reality  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Oculus Rift remains the premiere name in virtual reality, but it may be Google's cheaper, cardboard alternative that pushes the fledgling industry into the mainstream.

  • Investors should be preparing for Nasdaq 5000 Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:50 AM ET

    The Nasdaq is nearing the 5,000 mark, a level not seen since the dot-com bubble in March 2000. Should tech investors be worried or elated?

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- President Barack Obama, whose team is famous for its social media prowess, pleased tech watchers on Tuesday with mentions of Facebook Inc's photo sharing site Instagram and other Silicon Valley companies in his State of the Union address. The White House set the digital-savvy tone before the speech even started, breaking the tradition of...