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  • Stock futures hold mild gains amid economic reports Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    Wall Street was seen opening flat on Tuesday, with Dow futures marginally higher and S&P 500 futures slightly lower.

  • *Best Buy tumbles after results, DSW higher. *Digital Ally gains before bell, has tripled this month. Nonetheless, further gains may be a challenge without positive catalysts and amid potential headwinds such as a reduction in Federal Reserve stimulus and a simmering conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

  • Early movers: BKW, BBY, AMZN, CVX, TWX, DIS & more Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

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

  • Amazon's itch for Twitch     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners, provides insight on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.

  • *Digital Ally gains before bell, has tripled this month. NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday, with investors finding few reasons to buy after a rally in the previous session that took the S&P 500 above 2,000 for the first time.

  • IPO VIEW-Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Aug 26- Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month- and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

  • Twitch gamers lead online march to live video streaming Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc tracked Twitch's evolution from scrappy guerrilla startup to one of the Internet's hottest media properties. Amazon's $970 million bet- its largest ever- underscores how a loyal and fast-growing following for live-streaming video has grabbed the attention of big brands.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.

  • Why the Amazon-Twitch deal makes sense     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Amazon's acquisition of Twitch can help the firm to better engage consumers, says Edward Williams, Analyst at BMO Capital Markets.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking the largest deal in the U.S. e-commerce company's 20- year history. It reflects Chief Executive Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.

  • Amazon snaps up video start-up Twitch for $970M Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 5:11 PM ET
    Visitors stream online computer games on the Twitch Interactive stand at Gamescom video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

    The all-cash deal will give Amazon an extraordinarily popular streaming video arm—one that could actually rival Google's YouTube.

  • After-hours buzz: Amazon.com, Digital Ally & more Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday: Amazon.com, Digital Ally & more

  • Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it will buy live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking one of the U.S. e-commerce company's largest deals to date.

  • Amazon buys Twitch     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:09 PM ET
    Visitors stream online computer games on the Twitch Interactive stand at Gamescom video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Amazon has purchased Twitch for $970 million. Amazon expects the deal to close before the end of 2014.

  • New Orleans company recalls 2.2M beanbag chairs Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS— A New Orleans company is voluntarily recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the chairs were implicated in the suffocation deaths of two children. The New Orleans Advocate reports Ace Bayou Corp. announced the recall Friday along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy live-streaming gaming network Twitch for more than $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. Twitch and Amazon were not immediately available for comment.

  • Amazon eyes live-stream game site Twitch: Report Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Attendees walk past televisions showing live streams of Twitch Interactive's video service during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Amazon is in talks to acquire Twitch, the live-streaming gaming network that Google had reportedly expressed an interest in buying, a tech blog said.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 25- Amazon.com Inc is in discussions to acquire Twitch, the live-streaming gaming network that Google Inc had reportedly expressed an interest in buying, tech blog The Information reported on Monday, citing two people familiar with the matter.

  • See Ralph Lauren's tech-infused polo shirt Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:27 AM ET
    Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt to premiere at the U.S. Open this year.

    Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers develop stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health.