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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 23- There were underpants, Lego statues and a nail-biting finale on the Oscars stage on Sunday, but it was Lady Gaga's "Sound of Music" spectacular that sparked the most chatter on social media. Show highlights included host Neil Patrick Harris wearing just his underpants on stage in an homage to a scene from "Birdman," the audience receiving Lego...

  • Net neutrality plan gets a thumbs up from Twitter Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:43 AM ET

    Twitter released a blog post Monday morning trumpeting its support for FCC's latest net neutrality proposal, re/code reports.

  • Facebook back up after brief interruption Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    The social networking site appears to be down for some users and is loading slowly for others.

  • Oscars: Wage inequality takes center stage Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 4:05 AM ET

    The glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards was overshadowed by some unexpected issues on Sunday, with diversity and politics coming to the fore.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. was unchanged at $34.08 with 20,992,900 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.0 percent to $16.38 with 88,666,000 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.

  • Obama patriotism flap 'insane': Ex-Romney advisor Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    Rudy Giuliani should not have questioned President Obama's love of America, a former advisor to Republican Mitt Romney tells CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 19- France's chief internal security official is traveling to California's Silicon Valley to discuss his government's concerns about violent jihadist social media messaging with leading tech and Internet companies. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told a Washington news conference on Thursday that "all the Internet...

  • 4 ways to trade the social stock climbers Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:53 PM ET

    "Fast Money" traders looked at how to play Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook, all of which rose on Thursday.

  • Hearsay to protect advisors from irrelevancy Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:58 PM ET
    Hearsay Social founder and CEO Clara Shih is interviewed at the 2014 WIRED Business Conference in New York on May 13, 2014.

    Hearsay is introducing a set of tools focused on financial services to help advisors keep their jobs in the face of robo-advisors.

  • Mark Cuban on net neutrality: 'Dumbest stuff ever' Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban dishes on some of his tech and media investments in an exclusive interview at the Code/Media conference.

  • Mark Cuban: Twitter's got issues  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 3:25 PM ET
    The Twitter Tweet Suite at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

    Billionaire Mark Cuban tells Re/code's Walt Mossberg what he thinks about Twitter as a revenue goldmine and the idea that it's more bullhorn than social network.

  • Four trades to go before the closing bell Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:46 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their final trades of the show.

  • Peter Chernin on future of media, Twitter & AmEx Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
    Peter Chernin speaks at Malaria No More's International Honors gala in New York, Nov. 11, 2013.

    Peter Chernin was the consummate media mogul as president of News Corp., building the company's TV and film empire.