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  • Was Icahn right on PayPal?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:33 AM ET
    Reid Hoffman, founder and Chairman, Linkedin, at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder, discuss why he initially disagreed with Carl icahn's plan to split PayPal from eBay.

  • Ebay to cut about 2,400 positions in current quarter Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:26 PM ET

    Jan 21- Online retailer Ebay Inc said it plans to cut about 2,400 positions, or 7 percent of its workforce across eBay marketplaces, PayPal, and eBay enterprise in the current quarter to simplify its organizational structure. The company also said it will explore strategic options for eBay enterprise, including a sale or an IPO. EBay's net income rose to $936...

  • Meet San Francisco's new weed of the month club Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:02 PM ET

    Marvina is a premium cannabis provider that offers a monthly delivery service of marijuana to consumers in San Francisco.

  • How to win at eBay? This guy knows Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    A British father-of-three's comical description of a green buggy for sale on eBay has gone viral, which could make him a wealthier man.

  • Doh! You blew your gas savings on pizza and beer Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:41 AM ET
    A gas station on Jan. 20, 2015 in Dellwood, Mo.

    in 2014, gas prices went down. Exclusive data to CNBC from Cardlytics shows where Americans saved and spent, breaking down sector winners and losers.

  • Jan 19- Amazon.com Inc is getting into the movie business, building on some early successes in TV productions, the latest sign of the Internet retailer's eagerness to build itself into a major Hollywood player. Amazon said on Monday it was aiming to produce close to 12 movies a year for theatrical release which would then be available on its Prime video service...

  • Zalora bets big on Southeast Asia Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:05 PM ET

    Asian fashion e-commerce start-up Zalora is betting big on Southeast Asia as it aims to become a multi-billion-dollar company, its managing director said.

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 15- European Union antitrust regulators will publish details on Friday of their investigation into online retailer Amazon's tax-minimising arrangements with Luxembourg. The investigation focuses on whether Luxembourg broke EU state aid rules by agreeing a deal which allows Amazon to operate almost tax-free in Europe.

  • Best Buy gives cautious sales outlook following holiday Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 7:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Best Buy said Thursday that a key U.S. sales metric climbed during the holiday period but online sales growth slowed, and the retailer cautioned that sales of mobile phones and home theater items will likely not continue at holiday levels. Best Buy said that sales at U.S. stores open at least a year rose 2.6 percent for the nine-week period ended Jan. 3,...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 14- Strong online buying, an improved job market and falling gas prices boosted 2014 U.S. holiday sales to their highest rate of growth since 2011, according to data released Wednesday by an industry group. The National Retail Federation, which had forecast retail sales to rise 4.1 percent this holiday season, estimated total sales rose 4 percent to...

  • Shop wholesale on your phone  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang, discusses how his mobile wholesale shopping club company differentiates from Costco.

  • LOS ANGELES/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have...

  • Apple, Amazon attractive after upgrades: McNamee Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:49 PM ET

    Roger McNamee of Elevation Partner gave his outlook for Amazon and Apple after the companies were upgraded by analysts.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 13- Director Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have all...

  • Amazon is tricking you with its pricing strategy Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    A study reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition, Re/code reports.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Oscar-winning director Woody Allen will write and direct a half-hour television series for Amazon.com Inc, the U.S. online retailer and video streaming service said on Tuesday. "I have no ideas and I'm not sure where to begin," the director of "Annie Hall" and "Blue Jasmine" said in Amazon's statement. Signing Allen is a big win for Amazon, which is trying...

  • Amazon creates 6,000 new permanent jobs in Europe Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:00 AM ET

    BERLIN, Jan 13- Amazon.com Inc created 6,000 new full-time positions in Europe in 2014 to respond to booming demand, the U.S. online retailer said on Tuesday. Amazon said in a statement it now employed 32,000 permanent staff in the European Union, with the new jobs created in logistics centres, customer service, software development, supply chain management and...

  • Who’s knocking? Why don't you ask your smartphone Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:39 AM ET

    The Internet of Things is taking more of an interest in your home security. Meet Peeple and other devices that aim to keep you protected.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12- Online-grocery delivery service Instacart said venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers led its latest funding round totalling $220 million. The company will use the cash to grow into new markets, both internationally and in the United States, Chief Executive Officer Apoorva Mehta said in an interview. Unlike grocery-delivery...

  • In the last four years, he has bought five properties for 40 million rupees on Proptiger.com, partly owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. "Scale and growth of businesses like Flipkart are a proxy that consumers in India are comfortable doing transactions on the Internet," said Mukul Singhal, principal at India- China fund SAIF Partners, which has invested $10 million in...