Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility gives the Internet search company patent protection while putting it squarely into the smartphone hardware business, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told CNBC Monday.
Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, responds to allegations about whether Google is a monopoly and how regulatory oversight impacts the company's acquisitions. He also shares insight on how global economic weakness has affected the tech powerhouse.
Even before last week's stock-market sell-off—the biggest losing streak in three years—large-cap stocks were getting thumped, despite analysts' and money managers' claims they're among the best bets. But the record tells a different story.
Gold has lost 10% of its value in the past month. Fund manager and market bear Marc Faber tells CNBC prices are headed lower, with James Altucher, Formula Capital; Matt Shapiro, MWS Capital; and Daniel Dicker, TheStreet.com.
Stocks closed modestly higher in a choppy session Friday as investors snapped up beaten-down sectors following the previous session's steep selloff, but ended sharply lower for the week amid ongoing worries over a global slowdown.
Insight on whether the CEO changes at Hewlett-Packard will be the answer to the downbeat stock performance, with Tony Sacconaghi, Sanford Bernstein, and CNBC's David Faber has the preview of his interview with Meg Whitman.
Futures were lower Friday after Thursday's steep sell off amid continuing worries over a global economic slowdown and as investors cautiously waited for further developments in the euro zone.
The long-awaited Facebook f8 has officially begun. Mark Zuckerberg kicked things off by unveiling "Timeline."
In just 24 hours, Facebook's f8 developer conference kicks off in San Francisco. This is the company's fourth developer conference and the potential announcements have Silicon Valley buzzing.
A conversation with the author of The Facebook Effect David Kirkpatrick
Is it just an impressive sharing platform? Or is it the next Silicon Valley mega-company?
People like to point out that Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is, on paper, possibly the world's youngest billionaire.
Keith Goddard's fund holds a mix of shares that tend to post fast earnings growth and stable companies with consistent revenue. A report from TheStreet outlines several stocks that Goddard thinks have the potential for the growth.
Commerce is rapidly deepening its convergence with mobility; creating an exciting new terrain of m-commerce where the stakes are high, the impact limitless.
Google’s slogan may be don’t be evil, but a growing chorus of antitrust regulators in the United States and Europe want to know if the company has lived up to that creed. The New York Times reports.
ICircular will start appearing Monday in the mobile phone applications of the participating newspapers. It's the pilot phase of a project announced nearly a year ago by the AP, a not-for-profit cooperative owned by newspapers.
With shares of RIM almost 18% lower in the after market, how should you trade this stock. ”It's in no man’s land,” says Fast trader Guy Adami.
Research in Motion's management team has created a lot of value over the last decade, but "right now you have to wonder about whether the right strategy is being employed," Cowen & Co. senior research analyst Matthew Hoffman told CNBC Thursday. He is also "highly skeptical" the company is a takeover target.
Netflix is a high-growth name that is “starting to finally show some chinks,” Blake Bath, CEO of Bay Bridge Capital Management, a tech, media, telecom fund that typically invests in cash-rich companies, told CNBC Thursday.
Groupon is planning to put its initial public offering back on track as markets remain rocky. After postponing presentations to potential investors early this month, Groupon is now aiming to go public in late October or early November, The New York Times reports.