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  • Fidelity cuts Google stake by 1/3—here's why Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass a Fidelity Investments office in Boston.

    One of Google's largest investors cut its exposure to the company by nearly a third over the past several months.

  • Advisors use social media to fast-track growth Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    Advisors can use social media to boost their client base but deploying it successfully means repurposing unique content—relentlessly.

  • As Nasdaq hits 5,000, is it time to worry? Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    The Times Square news-ticker announces the NASDAQ composite index topping 5,000 points on March 2, 2015 in New York City.

    The Nasdaq has hit 5,000 for the first time since March 2000. There are signs of froth aplenty, but here's why it's not like the late 90's bubble.

  • Hedge funds cut Apple and these other VIP stocks Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, January 23, 2015.

    Many hedge funds sold down or exited positions in eight of the 10 most commonly held stocks, including Apple, Google and Exxon.

  • The chief executives of Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom said on Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that network operators needed to give special treatment to data for new services like connected cars and smart electricity meters to ensure that they functioned properly. "We favour net neutrality, but we need to be allowed to have quality classes to...

  • Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market. More information will be released "in the coming months," Sundar Pichai, Google Inc.' s senior vice president of products, said during his presentation.

  • JACKSON, Miss.— The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Monday granted Google's request for a preliminary injunction, preventing Attorney General Jim Hood from going through with a subpoena meant to examine whether Google is facilitating others' illegal...

  • Your next phone contract might be with Google… Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    An employee walks through the lobby of Google's Washington headquarters, January 8, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    Your next cellphone contract could be with Google, after the search giant confirmed plans to become a mobile operator.

  • Apple and Google cars aren’t a threat: Ghosn Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:08 AM ET

    As tech giants Apple & Google edge towards the car industry, Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan's CEO, insisted that traditional automakers shouldn't worry.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Honeywell International Inc said on Monday it has teamed up with satellite internet startup OneWeb Ltd to expand the high-speed data services it offers to aircraft. Honeywell already supplies some services through satellite providers such as Iridium Communications Inc and Inmarsat Plc. But the faster speeds and low latency that OneWeb...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- Workers accusing Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to hold down salaries will try on Monday to win approval of a $415 million settlement from a U.S. judge who rejected an earlier deal as too low. The plaintiffs alleged that Apple Inc, Google Inc, Intel Corp and Adobe Systems Inc agreed to avoid poaching each...

  • SHANGHAI, March 2- U.S. video service provider Netflix Inc is likely to enter the Chinese market without a local partner, which could make it harder to do business in the world's biggest internet market widely known for censorship and strict regulation. The firm, known for its U.S. political thriller " House of Cards", also plans to look at exporting content produced...

  • NEW YORK— The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, your Internet was probably still dial-up, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist. The index has clawed back, riding a six-year bull market, and is now 40 points from its all-time closing high of 5,048.62 reached March 10, 2000. "Certainly, the Nasdaq at...

  • March 2- Google Inc's Bradley Horowitz will run the company's Photo and Streams products, in a move that indicates the company may be reorganizing its Google+ social networking site. Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of products, told Forbes last week that the two important parts of Google+, Photos and Hangouts, may soon be separated from the main...

  • DETROIT, March 2- Qualcomm Inc, a maker of smartphone chips and software, unveiled on Monday fourth-generation LTE modems that will enable cars to stay better-connected wirelessly to cloud-based services via the Web. Qualcomm's Snapdragon X12 and X5 modems are designed to be embedded in cars and work with owners' mobile devices to access a variety of Internet...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- AT&T Inc will link its connected car and smart home technologies to bolster its foothold in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices, a new battleground for the company and rivals ranging from Verizon to Google Inc.. The wireless company's home security and automation service "Digital Life" and connected car service "Drive" will...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. In its latest foray into the wilderness, Google teamed up with environmental protection group Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, or FAS, to explore a remote part of an Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Google is renowned for going out on a...

  • GENEVA, March 2- The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. Thilo Koslowski, vice president automotive at technology market research firm Gartner, believes there is now a race between carmakers and tech companies to control the "brain" of next generation vehicles. The ability of software...

  • HTC takes on Facebook in virtual reality wars Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:15 PM ET

    In the looming battle for virtual reality, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift.

  • NEW YORK— Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung's payment service won't come until this summer, and will launch only in the U.S. and South Korea at first. Here's what's known about Samsung Pay and how it compares with Apple Pay and Google's own efforts for Android.