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  • Trapped. Why can't stock market break out? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:49 AM ET
    Man with computer home

    The S&P 500 has been trapped below the same level after first hitting a record high at the end of February. Why can't it break out?

  • Why Mark Zuckerberg wore a tie for an entire year Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 2009.

    Despite Zuck's fame, many FBers may not know everything there is to know about the social media mogul.

  • Billions pouring into on-demand apps: Report   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    Follow the money - to app world

    There's an Uber for everything and investors are paying attention. Investment activity in on-demand apps surge.

  • Amazon’s bid to beat Facebook, Google in ad battle Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Amazon Fire smartphone

    As the battle for mobile advertising revenue heats up, Amazon plans to take enable developers to advertise their apps on its devices.

  • Facebook joins wage battle   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 4:20 PM ET
    Facebook joins minimum wage battle

    Vendors or contractors wishing to work with Facebook must pay their workers at least $15 an hour. Details, with CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Facebook pushes to improve benefits, pay for contractors Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    The new requirements include a minimum wage of $15 an hour, at least 15 paid days off per year, and for those who don't receive paid parental leave, a $4,000 "new child benefit" for new parents. The move comes amid a nationwide push to pay low-wage workers at least $15 per hour and improve other benefits. The announcement was delayed following the sudden death of...

  • Facebook enters the minimum wage fight Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Employees walk past the company logo at Facebook offices in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook unveiled new standards for contracted workers at its vendors including a $15 minimum wage and paid time off.

  • Unicorns that earn billions by making real things Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    Unicorn disruptors

    Not all unicorns earn their billion-dollar valuations creating the next big app. Some unicorns actually make real things.

  • Facebook tries 'Instant Articles'   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    Facebook tries 'Instant Articles'

    Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, says he is "unbelievably bullish" on this new partnership between news organizations and Facebook.

  • Cisco earnings preview   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    Cisco earnings preview

    This is what Ken Leon, global head of equity research at S&P Capital IQ is waiting to hear from Cisco earnings after the bell.

  • YOUR MONEY-Do-gooders do better with matching gifts Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, May 13- When Nigel Glennie saw the images coming out of Nepal after the earthquake in late April, he just had to do something. When he heard that his company, Cisco Systems Inc, was offering a dollar-for-dollar match on donations, he figured his money could do twice as much. A number of major companies like Cisco announced lavish matches: Facebook Inc matched...

  • Early movers: DAL, PLL, HUM, VZ, KMB, FB & more Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 7:56 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Facebook's new initiative   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Facebook's new initiative

    Facebook launched its "Instant Articles" program, which will bring full articles directly to the social platform.

  • *Tencent Q1 revenue 22.4 bln yuan vs 22.01 bln yuan estimate. BEIJING, May 13- Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest social network and online entertainment firm, posted higher-than-expected first quarter revenue as a drive to sell more advertising on its social networks and entertainment services began to pay off. Tencent's social networks are as ubiquitous...

  • Something newsy is coming to your Facebook app Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 3:16 AM ET

    Facebook will host content from news publishers on its mobile app, allowing users to read articles without having to click to another website.

  • May 13- Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds. Instant Articles will let stories load more than 10 times faster than standard mobile web articles and will include content from publishers such as the New York Times, BuzzFeed and National...

  • NEW YORK, May 12- Verizon Communications has made clear what it hopes to gain with the $4.4 billion purchase of AOL: a better way to sell mobile video ads. "You have AOL and the mobile platform of Verizon," said M.S. Krishnan, a professor at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Verizon has significant data on its customers and their activity on...

  • Cramer: AOL & Verizon will crack the code on this Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 6:21 PM ET
    Tim Armstrong, chairman and CEO of AOL.

    Jim Cramer was thrilled with Verizon snapping up AOL for $4 billion. But does the merger make sense? He gives his take.

  • What is Verizon really getting with AOL? Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 4:54 PM ET
    A pedestrian checks his mobile phone while walking past a Verizon Wireless store in San Francisco, California.

    The crown jewel for Verizon in its acquisition of AOL is advertising, led by the mass media company's proprietary technology.

  • 5 things we like about Verizon-AOL hookup Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 2:46 PM ET
    Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion.

    Here are five things Michael Yoshikami likes about Verizon's $4.4 billion purchase of AOL.