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  • Google, Fidelity, pour $1 billion into SpaceX  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:35 PM ET

    SpaceX has raised $1 billion in financing with two investors, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Coming off its best quarter yet, Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age. Netflix Inc. added 13 million worldwide subscribers last year, including 4.3 million...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 21- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's first smartphone to run on its own operating system received a frosty welcome after its launch in India, with reviewers and consumers criticising its low-resolution cameras and dearth of software applications. But the initial reaction of analysts and consumers after its Jan. 14 launch suggests the Z1 will struggle...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 20- "The Interview," the Sony Pictures comedy believed to have triggered a cyber attack on the studio, has racked up over $40 million in sales from 5.8 million digital downloads, the studio said on Tuesday. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Corp's entertainment arm, called the $40 million mark "a significant milestone" for the studio's...

  • Next for virtual reality? One start-up says social Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    View of AltSpace VR.

    This company wants you to hang out with your friends in virtual reality.

  • Google close to SpaceX investment: Report Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX.

    Google and Elon Musk's SpaceX are close to reaching an agreement that would make it an investor in Musk's company.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    4. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 5. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Amazon buys into wind energy Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:58 PM ET

    Amazon announced a partnership with Pattern Energy to build a 150-megawatt wind farm in rural Indiana.

  • Yahoo's Mayer poised to make $37B Alibaba decision Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:47 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer faces a decision on how to manage a 15 percent stake in Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion.

  • You don’t have to ride the tech upgrade treadmill Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    The key rule in evaluating whether or not to upgrade is this: If you're happy with what you already use, stick with it, says Re/code's Walt Mossberg.

  • Davos '15: Gates, Soros, Pharrell to tackle crises Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

    Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.

  • Here’s what helped Sony’s hackers break in Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    A sign outside Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City, Calif., December 19, 2014.

    The hackers behind the Sony attack exploited a previously undisclosed software vulnerability that gave them unfettered access, Re/code reports.

  • Google leapfrogging cable?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:01 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America, and Re/code's managing editor Edmund Lee, discuss Google's investment in Elon Musk's SpaceX.

  • BOSTON, Jan 20- Fidelity's $110 Billion Contrafund has trimmed a roughly $7 billion stake in Google Inc because of portfolio manager Will Danoff's view that the stock faces a potentially choppy market over the short term. Contrafund is the largest U.S. mutual fund investor in Google's stock, which had been its top holding. But Google shares, down 11 percent over...

  • Microsoft Outlook 'hacked' by Chinese authorities Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    Microsoft's Outlook email service in China was hacked by the country's censorship authority, an internet watchdog has claimed.

  • Facebook has added HOW MUCH to the economy?! Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:18 AM ET
    People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Facebook generated over $200 billion in economic activity in 2014, according to a Deloitte & Touche report.

  • BOSTON, Jan 20- Fidelity's $110 Billion Contrafund has trimmed its stake in Google Inc, its largest holding, as portfolio manager Will Danoff sees a potentially choppy market for the stock over the short term. Google remains Contrafund's largest holding, accounting for about 4.8 percent of the fund's assets. At the end of November, the fund held Google stock worth...

  • Early movers: MS, DAL, FB, JCP, HAL, T & more Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • But focusing too hard on the pipeline, a frequent tactic of technology firms seeking to change their workforce, will benefit the chipmaker less than working on what happens inside Intel, diversity advocates say. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich surprised a mostly male crowd at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling a 2020 goal for Intel...

  • Google dips toe in the mobile-payments business Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:48 AM ET
    The Google logo is displayed on the screen of an iPhone.

    Google is in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard, tech news website TechCrunch reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.