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Who is the most popular person on Google+, the company’s new social networking service? the New York Times reports. That title is currently held by Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of Facebook — the very service that Google+ was meant to challenge.
There is a familiar sense of déjà vu. In some ways, it's the year 2000 once again in the IPO world. Zynga, maker of social games such as "FarmVille" and "CityVille," becomes the latest company to feed the social-media frenzy with its IPO plans to raise US $1 billion.
Stocks finished mixed in choppy, low-volume trading Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P breaking a five-day winning streak, as investors largely shrugged off Moody's downgrade of Portugal's rating into junk territory and ahead of some key employment news expected later this week.
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Stocks paring earlier losses in choppy, low-volume trading Tuesday, as investors largely shrugged off Moody's downgrade of Portugal's rating into junk territory.
Heath Terry, managing director of Canaccord Genuity, told CNBC Tuesday he believes Google stock can easily reach $800 a share based on increasing Android-powered mobile communications revenue and market share.
Stocks closed sharply higher Friday to finish their best week almost two years following a stronger-than-expected manufacturing report that helped calm some doubts over the slowing recovery.
Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Times reported today that "Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu," a number of sources very close to the negotiations tell me that all talks are "very preliminary" and it is "impossible to characterize anyone as being in the lead."
Stocks gained for a fifth straight session on Friday and were on track to finish their best week in nearly a year following a stronger-than-expected manufacturing reading, helping to dispel some doubts about the recovery.
Futures gained Friday, following the stock market's strongest rally since September in the previous session on the heels of stronger-than-expected economic news and over optimism that Greece's debt crisis would see a resolution.
Find out why the analyst who was once one of the biggest Google bulls is now cautious about the search engine.
Have you been reading the headlines? There was a big earthquake in Haiti. Some men were rescued from a mine in Chile. Oh, and apparently there was a gigantic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico the New York Times reports.
News Corp is finally selling MySpace. The media conglomerate has struck a deal to sell the struggling social network to ad network Specific Media for between $30 million and $40 million.
Greece's parliament approved deeply unpopular austerity measures on Wednesday, despite worsening violence. Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, told CNBC that this is a "classic event in history."
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Ranking No. 1 for the 5th year running, California surpassed even its own 2010 performance. Yet, tech-savvy runners-up to the Silicon Valley state aren’t that far behind.
Google continues to be a great buy despite the stock being off its highs, Brent Wilsey told CNBC Friday. Also: Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists' chief trader, weighs in on oil stocks.
The Federal Trade Commission is preparing to issue subpoenas to Google as part of a wide-ranging civil antitrust investigation into practices in Google’s search engine business, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The NYT reports.
Stocks finished off session lows Thursday following a report that Greece has forged a deal with the EU and IMF on an austerity plan, but investors were cautious following a weak jobs news in addition to the Fed's tepid economic remarks.
China's Youku, an Internet media portal, gets 70 percent of its traffic from professional media syndication, Victor Koo, founder and CEO of Youku, told CNBC Thursday.