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  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as energy shares extended their recent slide, while rising bond yields drove down high-dividend paying shares. Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp retreated 1.3 percent on the day, while ConocoPhillips fell 1.2 percent.

  • Why Brad Garlinghouse left Hightail Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Garlinghouse left Hightail when the company's board didn't want to sell, Re/code reports.

  • US STOCKS-Mobile payment companies rally again Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Net Element Inc was the biggest percentage gainer on the Nasdaq, up 60 percent to $5.08 on volume of about 12 million shares, well beyond its 50- day average of about 675,000 shares. On Track Innovations Inc jumped 12.5 percent to $3.70, also on heavier-than-usual volume, while USA Technologies added 4 percent to $2.17.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks were lower in afternoon trading on Friday, with energy shares extending recent losses after the Treasury department announced new sanctions against Russia. Exxon Mobil Corp was down 1.1 percent and ConocoPhillips was down 1.2 percent.

  • Coming soon to a kindergarten near you: Google Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.

  • Apple reports record iPhone 6 pre-orders Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Apple fan Tetsuya Tamura holds a China made 'iPhone 6' as he wears a t-shirt with writing translating to '7 days remaining for iPhone 6 launch' as he and other fans queue outside an Apple store in Tokyo on September 12, 2014.

    The company did not elaborate on how many units had been sold, however.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St slips at midday; energy a drag Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks were lower at midday on Friday, with energy shares extending recent losses after the Treasury department announced new sanctions against Russia. Exxon Mobil Corp and ConocoPhillips each lost 1 percent.

  • Midday movers: eBay, Sprint, Yahoo & more Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:

  • EBay denies Google stake rumors, shares backtrack Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    EBay headquarters is shown in San Jose, Calif.

    Shares of eBay lost much of their gains after the retailer dismissed speculation that Google may be preparing to buy stake in the firm.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Shares of eBay Inc lost much of their Friday gains after the online retailer dismissed market speculation that Google Inc may be preparing to buy a slice of the company.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Shares of eBay were up but paring earlier sharp gains on Friday after a company spokesman said eBay has had no conversations with Google about acquiring a stake in the company. U.S. and Europe- based traders had cited rumors that Google was taking a stake in or buying eBay.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Shares of eBay Inc rose about 4 percent in heavy volume on Friday, with two European-based traders and one U.S.-based trader citing rumors that Google Inc would possibly take a large stake in eBay as the reason for the move. EBay spokesman Alan Marks said the company did not comment on rumors.

  • US government pressured Yahoo over user data Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale.

    The U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-per-day fine in 2008 if it did not hand over user data, declassified documents reveal.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 5:57 PM ET

    Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California- based company seemed to have every strategic advantage: millions in startup cash, celebrity endorsements, and a chief executive married to one of the co-founders of Google. RadioShack warns of possible Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

  • TORONTO/ LAS VEGAS, Sept 11- BlackBerry has acquired a U.K- based mobile technology start-up whose software allows users to have multiple phone numbers on the same device, the Canadian tech firm said on Thursday. The purchase of Movirtu helps BlackBerry ramp up its portfolio of services to cater to the needs of its core base of corporate and government clients.

  • Apple's smart play: Let developers find killer app Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Apple is having its developers create the app that will make the smartwatch an indispensable part of consumers' lives

  • Blackberry buys Movirtu to woo corporate clients Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Blackberry buys UK firm Movirtu, a provider of of virtual identity solutions, to cater to corporate clients' needs.

  • 23andMe CEO navigates health regulation Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Now, 23 andMe is working to win FDA clearance for its health tests one at a time, a process that will take years. Wojciicki spoke to the Associated Press about operating under FDA oversight and the future of her company:.

  • Education 2.0: 8 start-ups changing how we learn Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The digital age is shattering the traditional learning model. Now VC-backed tech start-ups are revolutionizing teaching methods.