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  • Hackers gonna hack: Taylor Swift's twitter hijacked Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift's personal twitter account was hacked on Tuesday.

  • Midday movers: Lockheed Martin, Plantronics & more Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:05 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and nine other media companies to feature videos and articles on its mobile messaging service, a move that heightens the competition with social networks such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc.. The addition of news and entertainment content represents the latest expansion for Los Angeles- based...

  • Twitter's big plans  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Twitters announcement to keep users engaged and give advertisers more tools.

  • Twitter launches video, private group messaging Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter.

    The social networking site launched new features allowing users to make video, and send private group messages.

  • Facebook goes down, denies cyberattack Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 4:52 AM ET

    Facebook suffered a brief outage around the world on Tuesday, with a hacking group called the Lizard Squad claiming responsibility.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 26- WikiLeaks criticized Google Inc on Monday, alleging that the company waited 2-1/ 2 years to notify members of the anti-secrecy group that it had turned over their private emails and other information to the U.S. government. In a letter to Google, lawyers representing WikiLeaks said they were "astonished and disturbed" by Google's actions...

  • A real ringer: Pay $2,000, get a wedding bridesmaid Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    Move over Kristen Wiig. Just like in the movies, professional bridesmaids are available for hiring in real life, minus the drama.

  • The threats against Delta Air Lines flight 1156, coming from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Airlines flight 2492, from Milwaukee, were deemed credible, said airport spokesman Reese McCranie. No bomb was found aboard the Delta flight while the Southwest flight was still being searched by explosives units, Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Special...

  • Looking to reinvent itself, Twitter launches Flock Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:21 PM ET

    Twitter is taking its pitch to developers—and attempting to reinvent itself—on the road, with Twitter Flock.

  • Retail trader: Buying gold, blue chips on dips Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:23 AM ET
    Gold bars taken from the S.S. Central America ship which sank in 1857 are displayed at the Museum of American Financial History January 8, 2003 in New York City.

    Exclusive data from TD Ameritrade's 6 million retail accounts show love for this highly leveraged gold ETF, as well as buying in these blue chips.

  • Twitter shares rise amid Google chatter Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM ET

    SunTrust analyst Bob Peck is hearing more rumblings that Google may be interested in buying Twitter.

  • Should Google buy Twitter?  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    Is "Twoogle" in the making? Bob Peck, SunTrust, provides insight to speculation Google could buy Twitter.

  • BEIJING/ LOS ANGELES, Jan 21- As Netflix Inc tackles stalling U.S. growth, the online video pioneer known for hit political drama " House of Cards" plans a play for China that may see it lock horns with potent domestic firms that rule the world's biggest Internet market. Hastings told investors Netflix would start with a "modest" move in China centered around its...

  • NEW YORK— Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions. The San Francisco company did not disclose financial details or when it expects the deal to close. Founded in 2010, ZipDial has created campaigns for beverage maker PepsiCo and toy maker Mattel Inc., according to its...

  • Before you start thinking up a new password, you may want to start thinking about upping its complexity from a pet’s name.

  • Early movers: MS, DAL, FB, JCP, HAL, T & more Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Twitter buys Indian mobile marketing start-up ZipDial Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:02 AM ET

    Jan 20- Twitter Inc on Tuesday said it will buy Indian mobile phone marketing start-up ZipDial, reportedly for $30 million to $40 million, as the U.S. microblogging service looks to expand in the world's second-biggest mobile market. The start-up's clients include International Business Machines Corp, Yum! Techcrunch, citing unidentified sources, reported...

  • Plaxo co-founder charged with murder Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 5:13 PM ET

    The co-founder of social networking startup Plaxo has been charged with first degree murder for killing his ex-wife's current husband.

  • At 16, BlackBerry finally finds its footing Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 11:38 AM ET
    BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen shows future models of the new Blackberry Classic smartphone during a launch event for in New York, December 17, 2014.

    BlackBerry's 16th anniversary may not be a sweet one. But the stock is up 75 percent since late 2013 and some analysts are actually bullish.