• SAN FRANCISCO— A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. Researchers revealed Thursday that some laptops sold by China's Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, had a security flaw that could let hackers...

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    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Cramer Remix: This stock is on a run Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on a hot stock that just won’t stop.

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 5:46 PM ET

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

  • Will box office losers backfire for the Oscars? Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:45 PM ET
    Oscar statues stand in a parking lot near the Dolby Theater during preparations ahead of the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 19, 2015.

    The Oscars are facing a huge risk this year: It's the lowest-grossing group of Best Picture nominees since 2009.

  • Fear can't dictate big data law Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 3:12 PM ET

    Obama's big data laws can't be allowed to crush innovation, says this big data CEO.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 20- Italy's data privacy watchdog said Google Inc had agreed to it conducting inspections at its Californian headquarters, the first time a European Union regulator will make checks on the company inside U.S. territory. Google has been under investigation by several EU data protection authorities since it consolidated some 70 existing privacy...

  • Want to predict retail earnings? Use this Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 2:03 PM ET

    A new report from Networked Insights highlights how retailers can use social conversations to predict revenue trends.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose. 1 percent to $128.59 with 24,625,600 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. rose. 9 percent to $25.15 with 14,805,200 shares traded. Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 9.3 percent to $7.95 with 13,200,200 shares traded.

  • Tech investors create a billion-dollar-baby boom Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    For investors, the hunt in the tech industry is for the next so-called unicorn, a business worth $1 billion or more. NYT reports.

  • Cowen values Instagram at $33B—here's why Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    People are silhouetted against the Instagram logo at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

    Here's why Cowen's valuation of Instagram is at $33 billion, according to one of its analysts.

  • Seriously? Instagram's worth $33 billion  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    John Blackledge, sr. analyst, Cowen and Company, explains how the company came to a $33 billion valuation on Instagram, which would make it a bigger company than Twitter.

  • Nasdaq nears record as exuberance yields to reason Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    As the Nasdaq closes in on the all-time high it reached in 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago.

  • Swisher talks Instagram, Apple & Obama  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Cowen is valuing Instagram at $33 billion, and reports say Apple wants to produce electric cars as soon as 2020. Re/code's co-executive editor Kara Swisher, shares her take on these topics and more. Swisher says she will interview Hillary Clinton next week.

  • Cramer: Zuckerberg proving skeptics wrong Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday that Instagram's latest valuation shows Mark Zuckerberg was right all along about Instagram.

  • Cramer: Zucks proves naysayers wrong  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains how Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is proving skeptics wrong.

  • Nasdaq 5K: Milestone or all hype?  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    S&P Capital IQ's Scott Kessler speaks with CNBC's The Tech Bet on whether the Nasdaq looks overvalued now that it's approached its record highs from the dotcom bubble.

  • Child-appropriate YouTube Kids app coming next week Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:01 AM ET
    Google's YouTube logo displayed at the company's YouTube Space studio in Tokyo.

    The video-streaming giant will roll out a children-friendly version of its app next week.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- As the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index closes in on the all-time high it reached in March 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago. Dividend investors, too, now routinely hold large positions in technology companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, and Oracle, a decision unthinkable in the...

  • YouTube to release kids app next week Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:57 PM ET

    The free app from Google Inc's online video service will be available for download from Feb. 23 and will feature kid-friendly design, with big icons and minimal scrolling, according to details seen by Reuters. In December, USA Today reported that Google was planning to roll out child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for...