As part of Microsoft's redesigned Bing, people you know, and in some cases, strangers, are more prominently featured in the search mix that includes Facebook and other networks.
Facebook has seen a frenzy of demand in the run-up to its initial public offering. On Monday, the company increased the price range for shares, and 24-hours later, said it would be upping the size of the deal by roughly 25 percent.
“I want to invest in businesses that I can understand, not in businesses that even the CEOs find unfathomable,” Cramer said.
Mark May, analyst with Barclays Capital, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” that Groupon’s share price pop is just the beginning for the three-year-old company.
Facebook likes Zynga – a lot. While the social game maker endured some close scrutiny during its IPO because of its reliance on Facebook, the relationship is actually more of a codependent one -- and Facebook will be the first to admit that.
The outlook for Facebook’s advertising prowess is central to Facebook, which plans on pricing its initial public offering of 377 million shares on May 17 .
Scott Thompson was hired as Yahoo CEO—the embattled company's fourth in five years—for his record as an executive, not the degrees on his resume. But the fabrication was costly, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Facebook increases IPO range, Groupon beats estimates, Moody’s downgrades Italian banks, Tepper’s Appaloosa files 13F, private equity titan pays record price for Manhattan co-op.
Nearly two-thirds of active stock investors think Facebook is going to be overvalued when it goes public this week, according to the AP-CNBC poll.
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Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years.
It’s a bubble of optimism that drives innovation, creates jobs and represents everything that is right and great about America.
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.