• Russia's 'aid' to Ukraine in focus on Wall Street Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to open higher again on Tuesday, with tensions in Ukraine, Iraq and Israel still in focus.

  • Why Janet Yellen should keep her day job Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The Fed Chair has made a career of predicting interest rates, but as for stock calls—her newest vocation—she's off to an uncertain start.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    The Associated Press reviewed all 15 petitions filed by drivers with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since 2010 and found the agency missed the legal deadline to grant or deny the requests 12 times.

  • Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive.

  • Facebook battles backlash over messenger app     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    Facebook told users last week they would have to download and use a separate smartphone app to continue to send and receive messages on Facebook. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports users are not happy.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.3 percent to $95.99 with 35,982,200 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 8 percent to $25.23 with 25,823,400 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 5 percent to $73.44 with 24,224,200 shares traded.

  • Why isn't the Senate taking up innovation bill? Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO).

    Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.

  • McNamee: Facebook the way people communicate     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Discussing Facebook's messenger issues, with Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, and the "Squawk Alley" crew. McNamee says the messenger piece is a small part of the way people communicate.

  • Buzzfeed valued at about $850 million Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:21 AM ET

    BuzzFeed just closed a new $50 million investment, bringing the value of the company to about $850 million, the NYT reports.

  • China’s Alibaba is not investing in Snapchat Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    While there have been persistent reports that Alibaba was going to make a big investment Snapchat, sources said it's not happening.

  • Aug 8- Snapchat Inc's financing talks with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd are over, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Discussions between the two companies have not been active for some time, Bloomberg said, citing other people familiar with the matter.

  • Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of tech wage case Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better job offers.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 3 percent to $94.74 with 41,059,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 7 percent to $25.03 with 21,304,700 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell. 2 percent to $73.06 with 26,601,100 shares traded.

  • The sexy R&D behind boring chip companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    As the silicon chip nears its theoretical limit of productivity, semiconductor companies are in an R&D arms race to drive chip innovation.

  • Hate Google reading your mail? Get over it! Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Google headquarters.

    Everyone agrees it’s good to put a child pornographer away but they’re still outraged about Google reading their mail. Raj Mahal says: Get over it!

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 7- Tango, the mobile messaging company, is arranging a financing transaction that would value its business at around $1.5 billion, roughly one-third more than the valuation it received just five months ago, according to three people familiar with the situation.

  • China tightens censorship on messaging apps Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:13 PM ET
    Tencent Holdings's WeChat application icon and website on display.

    China tightened censorship on messaging apps to limit dissent, while it simultaneously emerged that some foreign chat services had been blocked.

  • Oculus Rift said to be pitching Hollywood Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:06 PM ET
    An attendee wears a 3D Oculus headset at the 2014 E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo.

    Facebook has recently met with film studios and directors about creating content for the Oculus Rift, The Information reports.

  • Facebook to acquire cybersecurity company Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    The share price of Facebook stock is seen at the Nasdaq stock market in New York.

    Facebook will acquire PrivateCore, a firm that 'validates and secures' server data and protects servers from possible breaches.

  • Keeping your social media profiles private Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Social media is a great way to connect and each social media site has its own level of privacy. It’s up to you to learn how to use them.