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  • Review site Yelp battles extortion claims Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. It was the latest protest among businesses who for years have complained that Yelp was extorting them by raising or dropping ratings depending on whether they advertised with the Web's most popular review site. Yelp has persistently denied those claims on its Web...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- More than 80 environmental, labor and civic groups on Tuesday urged eBay Inc to end its association with the political group the American Legislative Exchange Council, weeks after Google Inc abruptly left ALEC over its views on climate change. "The Google announcement made it difficult for some of these companies to hide in the shadows anymore,"...

  • Can someone stop a negative review? Answer may be yes Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    If passed, this bill can protect consumers' free speech online and prevent businesses from threatening legal action, reports NBC's Today Show.

  • Cramer Remix: Gains send intriguing message Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:59 PM ET

    An undercurrent that’s been sorely missing from the stock market resurfaced on Wednesday. Cramer thinks you should factor it into your next move.

  • Lightning Round: Home Depot, Coca-Cola & more Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will have to make tough choices with any acquisitions.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The popular online review site Yelp and the maker of children's mobile device apps including Tiny Pets and Tiny Monsters have separately agreed to settle charges that they improperly collected kids' information online, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The popular online review site Yelp and mobile app developer TinyCo have agreed to settle separate charges that they improperly collected children's information online, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.

  • Consumer free speech     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    California passed a law that forbids businesses from punishing negative online reviewers. Domenic Romano, Romano Law managing attorney, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, debate whether this is fair.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Social media stocks were higher on Wednesday, with Twitter Inc up 4.4 percent to $52.86 on heavy volume after UBS upgraded the stock to "buy" and lifted its price target by $15 to $65. The firm also lifted its targets on LinkedIn Corp, to $260 from $235, and on Facebook Inc by $1 to $95.

  • Yelp wins another round in extortion case fight Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    Restaurant reviews displayed on the Yelp app.

    Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled.

  • Get that shopping list ready to buy on the dip Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A television host points to a graph on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Investors willing to do extra homework to prepare a shopping list of stocks could reap big rewards from a "buy the dip" strategy.

  • Twitter: We’re happy for our users not to tweet Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Twitter's 'number two' head honcho told CNBC he was not concerned about the number of its users who were choosing not to 'tweet.'

  • Silicon Valley 'rapidly becoming bipolar': Pro Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    "A whole bunch of companies" are riding the coattails of valuable companies to undeserved valuations, says serial entrepreneur Max Levchin.

  • Want to get pregnant? This Glow app can help Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    Glow app phone screens

    The emerging field of big data analytics can play a role for couples trying to have a baby or avoid it, says Silicon Valley pioneer Max Levchin.

  • Google in 2024—what WON'T it be doing? Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:15 AM ET
    Google logos are displayed on a computer screen in San Francisco.

    With a healthy cash stockpile, an active VC arm and a cache that's unrivaled in the online world, Google should stay king of the hill, analysts say.

  • 5 things that could derail Google's stock Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

    With triumphs inevitably comes scrutiny, and Google is the recipient of plenty. Here are five risks the company faces over the next 10 years.

  • Cramer: Why the Street is preparing for the worst Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Cramer often look inside the market for insights on broad sentiment. And certain things happened on Wednesday that suggest trouble.

  • Cramer seeks great brands of tomorrow Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    From Heinz ketchup to Lays potato chips, favorite brands wield power. And they can generate big returns for investors.

  • 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.