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  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 16- Legendary tech analyst Mary Meeker testified she had never encountered discrimination against women as a senior partner at venture firm Kleiner, Perkins Caufield and Byers, as a trial that sparked a wide discussion about gender in Silicon Valley entered its fourth week. Kleiner called Meeker to the stand on Monday in San Francisco...

  • Stock shrinkage: Sell Netflix on Seinfeld loss Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 12:04 PM ET
    Pictured: (l-r) Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards.

    Netflix, whose shares are up 22 percent on the year to $419, may soon show that its stock does shrink sometimes.

  • Cramer: 'I’m just not a bear on Netflix' Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explaind why he likes Netflix despite its most-recent downgrade.

  • Alibaba: Microsoft, Amazon are friends—not rivals Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    Alibaba banners and the Chinese flag outside the New York Stock Exchange on the day of the company's initial public offering.

    Amazon and Microsoft are "friends" not rivals of Alibaba in the cloud computing space, a top exec at the Chinese e-commerce giant told CNBC.

  • Next up for Jessica Alba's Honest? Asia Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 8:14 AM ET
    Actress Jessica Alba speaks at 'Inc. Presents: The Honest Company' during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 15, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

    Jessica Alba's Honest is setting its sights on the Asian market, especially in China.

  • Seinfeld to stream? Yada, yada   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 5:23 PM ET
    Seinfeld to stream?

    Sony Pictures Television is in talks to sell the streaming rights to Seinfeld shows. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • 11 CEOs who need to do more to earn their millions Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Depressed businessman

    They may get paid a ton, but they also take a beating. We profile 11 CEOs on the hot seat and reveal the valuable lessons they learned.

  • Robots may make it harder for Americans to advance Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
     Robot on the phone, robot businessman, robot suit

    If advanced robots knock out more low-skilled automatable jobs, will more low-skilled Americans fall further behind?

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Jurors will have an opportunity to pose their own questions on Friday to the ex-partner who filed a sexual discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, which could reveal their impressions in the third week of trial. At least 37 states, including California, permit jurors to pose their own questions in civil cases once the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 12- A former partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers kept an even demeanor on Thursday as the venture firm's lawyers finished a cross examination that has portrayed her decision to sue for gender discrimination as highly opportunistic. Ellen Pao faced several questions about whether money was her motivation for suing in 2012, and...

  • 'Country of mushrooms'? US cybersecurity risks rise Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 2:17 PM ET
    Cyber security

    The U.S. is severely lacking in its efforts to handle cybersecurity risks and continues to trade privacy for convenience.

  • Joinem capitalizes on a 'marketer's dream': Braddock Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Former priceline CEO, Richard Braddock named Chairman to Joinem.

    The former Priceline CEO is excited about social media and is hoping to capitalize on it in his latest business venture.

  • Why Intel's warnings no longer matter to the market Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    The Oculus virtual reality headgear on display at the Intel booth Nov. 7, 2014, in Miami.

    In the not-too-distant past, a warning from Intel that revenue would be lighter than previously thought would tank the broader market.

  • Snapdeal drums up custom in Slumdog's Dharavi Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    *Snapdeal is India's second-largest online shopping market. The company's aspirations are backed up by serious investment from the likes of Japan's Softbank Corp, which ploughed $627 million into Snapdeal last October, and could soon get a boost from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, which is in talks for another cash investment, a source told Reuters...

  • BEIJING, March 12- China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's largest e-commerce firm, has begun hunting staff in Seattle, home turf of Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, focusing on savvy cloud computing hires as it ramps up U.S. operations. Three positions were open to people in Seattle, two of which also allow applications for Alibaba's Silicon Valley...

  • *Deal partly a defensive move for Alibaba- analyst. March 11- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is investing $200 million in photo-messaging app Snapchat, a source familiar with the deal said, striking its latest Silicon Valley deal as the Chinese ecommerce company builds up mobile services. With Snapchat blocked in China it is unclear what immediate value the startup...

  • Alibaba to invest in Snapchat at $15B valuation Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:46 PM ET

    Alibaba Group is planning to invest $200 million in Snapchat, valuing the photo-messaging service at about $15 billion.

  • India's 'Amazon' courts the mobile shopper Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Flipkart application on an iPhone

    E-commerce company FlipKart is focusing on mobile offerings as Indian consumers increasingly turn to online shopping.

  • Google launches cloud service for 'cold data' Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 12:14 PM ET

    March 11- Google Inc introduced a cloud storage service for users to store "cold data" and access it much faster than traditional services. Amazon.com Inc's cloud service Amazon Web Services offers a similarly priced service called Glacier. Google listed data storage providers such as Symantec Corp, NetApp Inc and Iron Mountain Inc as partners for the new...

  • Amazon just launched a new 'Exclusive' marketplace Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 11:07 AM ET
    An employee stacks items to be shipped at the Amazon fulfillment center in Phoenix.

    Inflatable paddle boards, detachable cellphone camera lenses and turn-signal gloves for cyclists—Amazon's vast offerings just got a little quirkier.