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  • Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    The Apple logo is displayed at the Upper West Side Apple store in New York.

    Apple's stock touched a new high, reflecting renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit competition and expand the technological hit factory.

  • Twitter to remove images of deceased on families' request Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    Aug 20- Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. "In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a statement tweeted by Twitter spokesman Nu Wexler on Tuesday.

  • Modi seeks to replace Soviet-style planning Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET

    PM Modi sought suggestions to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that is in line with a new, open style of governance.

  • Sharapova serves up even more wins off tennis court Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Maria Sharapova

    At just 27 years old, Maria Sharapova not only a tennis superstar, but a budding entrepreneur.

  • 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.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 19- India's prime minister on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.

  • *Heinz says to tighten supplier controls after China food scare. Heinz Co said on Tuesday it will tighten controls over ingredients suppliers in China after it was forced to recall some infant food products from Chinese store shelves due to excess levels of lead.

  • *China watchdog find excessive lead levels in some Heinz products. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.

  • Remember Google's weird IPO? Why it never took off Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.

  • Google's biggest product hits and misses Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    Google co-founder Sergey Brin participates in a panel discussion in Mountain View, Calif., where Google Buzz was unveiled.

    Despite its wildly successful products, consumer feedback to Google technology has not always matched its grand ambition.

  • Google execs: Where are they now? Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2014.

    Ten years after the search giant's IPO, CNBC looks at where some high-ranking Googlers have landed in the tech industry and beyond.

  • Facebook & Twitter make changes  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Facebook and Twitter are rolling out changes. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss Facebook's "satire" tag and Twitter's move to increase engagement.

  • Ukraine claims breakthrough in rebel stronghold Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine's efforts.

  • ZURICH, Aug 16- The former head of Zurich Insurance and lead director of Goldman Sachs James Schiro has died at the age of 68, the bank said. Our thoughts are with his wife and children, " Goldman Sachs said on its Twitter feed on Friday. In 2002, Schiro became the first non-Swiss to lead Zurich Financial Services, later renamed Zurich Insurance.

  • Ice Bucket a 'transformational moment': ALS group Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    Scott Wapner gets iced after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge!

    "Three weeks ago, half the population didn't know what ALS is," ALS Association Development Officer Lance Slaughter tells CNBC. "Now millions of people do."

  • Facebook fights government access to user records  Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 8:18 AM ET

    Insight to social media websites' fight to protect user data, with Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation.com.

  • India's Modi ends an era of socialist-style planning Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 3:33 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, Aug 15- India's national Planning Commission certainly tried to present a modern image, with a Twitter profile that promised "Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth". "Times have changed since the Planning Commission was created," Modi said on Friday, in a speech to mark India's liberation from British colonial rule.

  • Aug 14- Chinese internet firm Sina Corp posted better-than-expected growth in both revenue and earnings on Thursday, riding a strong performance from its Weibo Corp online messaging subsidiary and a 29 percent jump in advertising sales.

  • The 49ers' new top secret weapon: A robo-advisor Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    The San Francisco 49ers have taken the unusual step of creating their own investment program for players with robo-advisor firm Wealthfront.

  • French finance minister adrift on sea of broken promises Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    PARIS, Aug 14- Photos of France's portly finance minister rowing a tiny boat on holiday circulated social media on Thursday- emblematic of a French economic ship for which, under the current government, prosperity is always beyond the horizon.