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  • Telecom Italia up as mammoth deal reshapes sector Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    Shares in Telecom Italia rose 3 percent in early trade on Monday, amid renewed speculation it may join a sector merger wave as Verizon Communications and Vodafone were set to announce a $130 billion deal.

  • Verizon nears $130 billion wireless deal: Report Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    Verizon is near a $130 billion deal to buy out the stake in Verizon Wireless it doesn't already own, sources said.

  • Private villas for the 5%     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Brent Handler, Inspirato founder & CEO, explains how his company is making exclusive vacation homes more accessible to a broader base of wealthy travelers.

  • Mind-boggling! Transparent speaker runs on ions Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    The transparent ionic speaker, with parts labeled, above a laptop screen showing what it is playing.

    Harvard researchers have created a remarkable proof of concept device: a thin, transparent speaker powered by ions instead of electricity.

  • How to plan a 'Peek' travel experience     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 6:42 AM ET

    Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, explains how her company is reinventing the way people book their travel plans.

  • Microsoft in talks to buy Foursquare stake: Report Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Microsoft is in talks with social networking company Foursquare about a possible investment, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

  • PC sales in China will get crushed this year: IDC Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 3:52 AM ET

    Worldwide shipments of PCs are expected to fall almost 10 percent this year, with sales in China expected to contract at a steeper rate than in mature regions.

  • Facebook's 1st pay vote: Tough love from old friend Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Some of Mark Zuckerberg's mutual fund backers delivered a tough message on compensation for the leaders of Facebook.

  • Nintendo cuts price of Wii U     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Nintendo hopes to revive its sluggish sales by cutting the price of its Wii U by $50. Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo America president and COO, joins to discuss what is behind the price cut.

  • Baby steps to putting a smartphone on your face     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Mark Spoonauer, Laptop Magazine, and Ina Fried, All Things Digital, discuss Samsung's launch of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, and weigh in on the growing competition in wearable technology.

  • Square co-founder pays it forward     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 10:41 AM ET

    Jim McKelvey, Square co-founder, discusses his newest venture - an accelerator program that allows financial tech companies to grow.

  • This smartphone is the main target for malware Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 7:37 AM ET

    Google's Android is by far the primary target for malware attacks, mostly because many users are still using older versions of the software, according to a study.

  • The newest additions to the English dictionary are likely to make language purists "vom," as "selfie" and "phablet", are among hundreds of new words that have been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online.

  • Posh paws brings in kennel cash     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Americans are expected to spend $56 billion dollars on their pets this year and that number is only going up, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Book rental CEO gets book smart     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Alan Martin, Campus Book Renals CEO, discusses how his company provides students a platform to rent their school textbooks and save money.

  • Instagram gets hit with outage over weekend Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 9:49 AM ET
    Facebook announces video for Instagram.

    Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

  • Telefonica raises offer for KPN's German business Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Spain's telecom giant Telefonica agreed to improved terms for KPN's German unit E-Plus in a deal that won support from the Dutch telecom group's biggest shareholder, América Móvil.

  • Guess who's coming to dinner with Carl Icahn Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 5:33 AM ET
    Tim Cook and Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn has spoken again with Apple's Tim Cook and plans a longer discussion over dinner next month about the size of the company's buyback program, the activist investor tweeted on Thursday.

  • Ubuntu smartphone axed after crowdfunding fails Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 3:08 AM ET

    The firm behind the much anticipated Ubuntu Edge has abandoned the smartphone project after it failed to meet an ambitious $32 million crowdfunding target on Thursday.

  • Google aims for touchdown with NFL TV bid Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    Google has held meetings with the National Football League about a potential TV deal.