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Twitter is focused on a larger commerce play on Twitter itself, and hiring Hubbard will focus on building a platform, to draw in retail partners to sell physical and digital goods.
Twitter is seeking to diversify its revenue ahead of a potential IPO. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the social media site has appointed ex-Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard as its head of commerce.
Popular mobile services suffered an outage this weekend; the common denominator for all of them was they are hosted in the cloud by Amazon's web service. Rohit Sethi, Security Compass, and Chris Weber, Casaba, discuss how safe and dependable the cloud really is.
China has detained a well-known Chinese-American microblogger and angel investor as Beijing rolls out a new campaign to "purify" the country's social media, writes Kathrin Hille.
Gold pushed above the key $1,400 psychological level on Monday to its highest in almost three months, putting the precious metal within striking distance of bull-market territory.
With detailed online transcripts carried by Twitter, Beijing is making an effort to show its people that the trial of ousted politician Bo Xilai is fair and above board.
Computer deep learning will change the way we live: Imagine artificial intelligence that recognizes celebrities, a smartphone with an IQ hundreds of times today's expectations.
The trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai got underway in Jinan on Thursday, with a guilty verdict for charges of corruption and the abuse of power.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of internet.org, what Facebook calls "a global partnership with the goal of making Internet access available to the next 5 billion people."
CNBC's Joe Kernen checks in with the "Squawk Box" crew with an update on his vacation via Twitter.
Investors can't just buy Apple stock because of Carl Icahn's tweets, StockTwits CEO Howard Lindzon says.
Apple stock is continuing to climb today after a tweet from Carl Icahn revealing a large stake in the company. Ron Insana, CNBC contributor; Dave Maney, Deke Digital; and Peter Costa, Empire Executions, discuss the use of social media during trading hours to announce stock positions.
It’s hard to enjoy the lazy days of summer when there’s so much to worry about: debt ceiling, the next Fed chairman and the bad portents of the “Hindenburg Omen.”
Social media giant Twitter is forming a political action committee in Washington appointing its first registered lobbyist. Ben Smith, BuzzFeed, weighs in.
Twitter appears to be getting ready to issue stock to the public, reports USA Today.
Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.
Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.
Carl Quintanilla, host of CNBC's "#TwitterRevolution," discusses the state of social media with Matthew Knell, vice president, social and community, About.com; Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, senior vice president, marketing, the NBA; Heidi Moore, editor, U.S. finance and economics, The Guardian; and Christina Warren, senior tech analyst, Mashable.
Carl Quintanilla, host of CNBC's "#TwitterRevolution," discusses the state of social media with Matthew Knell, vice president, social and community, About.com; Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, senior vice president of marketing at the NBA; Heidi Moore, editor, U.S. finance and economics, The Guardian; and Christina Warren, senior tech analyst, Mashable.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the new companies developing around Twitter.