Stocks Alphabet Class A

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    It’s the kind of performance that can almost make you nostalgic for the good old dot-com days, when the fleecing of mom and pop investors was left to the and iVillages of the world.

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    Twitter users had to keep their tweets to themselves Thursday, after the social network experienced an outage that made the service unavailable.

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    Google Talk was hushed up Thursday morning. Many users couldn't log into Google's instant messaging service and were experiencing errors messages once they could log in. 

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    Computers, smartphones and other gadgets have made life easier, but now tech firms are worried that they may be harming people.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:

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    Yahoo has flirted with a breakout above $16 in recent months, but it could never sustain anything north of that threshold for very long. That could be change with new CEO Marissa Mayer in charge.

  • Facebook's Sponsored Ads

    In the race for digital advertising dollars, Google has been the clear winner, with its ability to customize advertisements based on what you search for. But Facebook, which customizes ads based on who you and your friends are, hopes to be a contender. An important test of how it is doing will come on Thursday, when it releases its first earnings numbers since going public, the New York Times reports.

  • The 'Google' of China

    Do Google's blowout earnings bode well for Baidu? Discussing the competition between the two stocks, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures; Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research; and Tim Seymour,

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    With the bar set so low, technology companies had an easier time beating earnings expectations this week.  But the focus now starts to shift toward the consumer.

  • Stocks finished near session lows Friday sparked by fresh fears over the euro zone sovereign debt crisis and after a batch of mixed earnings reports.

  • Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer

    Take a look at what makes them great, and what entrepreneurs can learn from their success.

  • Google

    Google reported better-than-expected earnings on Thursday. This signaled continued strength in advertising which sent Google shares up in extended-hours trading. But the Internet giant left one question unanswered: What is Google’s plan for Motorola?

  • Man vs. Machine

    Philippe Laffont of Coatue Management, offered up his top tech picks, as well as stocks to avoid in the sector.

  • U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday following a three-day rally as worries over Europe resurfaced and as investors sifted through another batch of earnings.

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    Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers.

  • Time to 'Click' Google's Uptick?

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, breaks down the better-than-expected Q2 numbers on the tech giant and explains why he has a "buy" rating on the stock and a price target of $730 per share.

  • Yahoo!

    Earnings season continues with Google beating, Microsoft topping and Chipotle missing. Kayak prices its IPO above expectations at $26 and new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be well compensated.

  • Tech Innovation

    General Electric spacer, a bellwether for the global economy, is the big report to watch Friday morning.

  • Eric Schmidt

    Fortune recently hosted a great debate between Peter Thiel, the technology investor and entrepreneur, and Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google.

  • “Google could trade up to $625 after these earnings,” says top trader Guy Adami. “But the play is fade the move.”