Being listed near the top of the results page on Google can be the difference between gaining new customers and losing them to another company. A recent series of changes released by Google is affecting the way the search engine giant orders their rankings; small businesses have been hit particularly hard by this update.
The outgoing chief executive of Yahoo told the board of directors and colleagues that he had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer days before quitting the post, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Monday.
Microsoft is going social with the latest rollout of its search engine Bing that makes Facebook its key component.
AT&T dominated the social conversation at the International CTIA Wireless 2012 conference in New Orleans, according to the just-released rankings of the exclusive CNBC Social Conversation Index: Mobile Edition.
Matt Cohler was employee No. 7 at Facebook. Adam D’Angelo joined his high school friend Mark Zuckerberg’s quirky little start-up in 2004 — and became its chief technology officer. Ruchi Sanghvi was the first woman on its engineering team, the New York Times reports.
In the investing world, it's easy to think of companies — or individual stocks — rather than businesses as game changers, but a company's proprietary technology casts a big shadow, whether it is the number of outright imitators or the various subcontractors and/or partners.
A nearly insatiable appetite for the latest personal electronic devices should enable the information technology sector to maintain its positive momentum for the next year.
If you believe that valuations are stretched, that innovation will not be the productivity-generating cure-all or that consumer demand for high-priced tablets and smartphones will wane, bet against the entire sector by shorting these funds.
Morgan Stanley, led by its technology investment banking chief, Michael Grimes, has shepherded 28 technology initial public offerings in the past year. The New York Times reports.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. says it has hired two new senior executives, including a marketing chief, as the company looks to regain market share lost to Apple's iPhone.
Yahoo CEO issues an apology, EA Sports beats earnings but stock still slides, Wynn Resorts has disappointing performance in Las Vegas, Google’s self-driving car gets its first license.
Smartphone ownership has now reached the majority, albeit by a slim margin, says a Nielsen survey. As of March, 50.4 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers owned a smartphone.
If the Facebook IPO is to succeed, it will have to overcome a less-than-stellar history of similar technology offerings that started quickly out of the gate but faltered shortly thereafter.
Unless you can stomach a loss, top investor Alan Patricof says retail investors should stay away from Facebook in the first days that it trades.
The television industry is at the brink of extraordinary change—the line between traditional “TV” and the Internet is disappearing.
The driving force behind many of the relationships and rivalries that will play out in New Orleans? Long-Term Evolution, the 4G wireless standard. 2012 is shaping up to be the year when the carriers and smartphone makers put their best LTE efforts into the arena to triumph or fall.
Google's video sharing website, YouTube, is investing $100 million into 100 new original content channels created by professional content players, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Stephanie Link, The Street and Porter Bibb, Mediatech Capital Partners, weigh in.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on the jury in the Oracle vs. Google trial reaching a partial verdict in favor of Oracle.
When thinking of the smartphone and mobile device “ecosystem,” some of the first names that come to mind include Intel, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments. However, one name that rarely ever gets mentioned and should be on the radar of value investors is Broadcom.
Take a look at some of Monday's morning movers: