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  • Pinterest readies a 'buy' button launch Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    Pinterest is laying the groundwork for an e-commerce offering with a "buy" button that could launch in as little as three to six months.

  • TOKYO, Feb 12- Japanese online retailer Rakuten Inc on Thursday said operating profit rose 73 percent in its fourth quarter, boosted by strong growth at recently acquired U.S. discount store Ebates.com. Rakuten has been on a buying spree in recent years to reduce reliance on its home market, which accounts for around 90 percent of revenue but where growth is...

  • Three reasons why Amazon has room to run: Analyst Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:36 PM ET
    An Amazon.com worker picks orders at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, California.

    Amazon's stock has been on a tear this year, and here are three reasons it has potential to keep going.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Feb 11- Amazon.com Inc packages ordered by its Prime members regularly arrived late over the holidays, a Reuters/ Ipsos survey shows, reflecting the strain on the logistics network that transformed the company into an e-commerce powerhouse. But the results raise questions for Amazon as it expands and takes greater control of its...

  • These bull market winners are taking a back seat Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks with low beta have led the latest leg of this bull market as volatility stayed low. That's reversing.

  • Cutting the cord? Expect new shows from BitTorrent Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Detail of "Children of the Machine" poster

    BitTorrent is announcing a partnership with Rapid Eye Studios to create new shows over the next two to three years.

  • Sorry, you can't bring that 'selfie stick' in here Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 1:47 PM ET

    Some New York City museums are banning selfie sticks, as museum spokespeople say they pose threats to art and other visitors.

  • This could be the stock of the decade: Bill Miller Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:28 PM ET
    Legg Mason chairman and CIO Bill Miller speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago.

    Here are the names on stock picker Bill Miller's radar, including one he thinks could be the stock of the decade.

  • Analyst picks these as big Internet stock themes Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    The Twitter logo is seen on coffee mugs inside the company's headquarters in San Francisco, Sept. 19, 2014.

    These are the biggest themes affecting Internet stocks, analyst Colin Sebastian tells CNBC.

  • Despite partnership, are Uber & Google going to war? Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc. (L) and Larry Page co-founder and CEO of Google Inc. (R).

    Google is a major investor in Uber, but as often happens in Silicon Valley, each company is working on products that could compete with the other’s.

  • Roger Lynch, chief executive officer of Sling TV.

    Dish Network's Sling TV opened for business on Monday, but is it ready to compete with cable companies? Here's what you need to know.

  • This huge Chinese company is aiming for the US Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    Huawei's smart phone Hyawei Ascend Mate 2 4G

    Huawei is the next Chinese tech powerhouse hoping its products soon find their way into the American psyche by way of smartphones.

  • Is RadioShack's name even worth saving? Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    A customer leaves a RadioShack store in San Francisco and a Sprint store is shown in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Analysts say it would be a risky move to keep the RadioShack name associated with Sprint's newly acquired locations.

  • Feb 5- Online music streaming service Pandora Media Inc's sales fell short of market estimates in the holiday quarter, hurt by weaker-than-expected advertising revenue, sending its shares plunging 19 percent in extended trading. Pandora is facing stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc in...

  • Feb 5- Online music streaming service Pandora Media Inc's quarterly sales fell short of market estimates amid slowing advertising revenue growth and the company forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter. Pandora is facing stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc, and Amazon.com Inc in the...

  • Feb 5- Online music streaming service Pandora Media Inc's quarterly sales fell short of market estimates as advertising revenue fell by more than a quarter and the company forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter. Pandora is facing stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc, and Amazon.com...

  • Feb 5- GrubHub Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter, bolstered by two acquisitions that will allow the company to deliver food from 3,000 restaurants direct to U.S. customers. GrubHub's purchase of DiningIn and Restaurants on the Run gives the company a head start over other potential new entrants to the restaurant delivery...

  • Obama's plan to tax overseas profits could work Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:50 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

    Here's why Obama's plan to tax overseas profits is a good thing — and it could actually succeed in shutting down tax havens.

  • Mystery behind Harper Lee's new novel solved? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Harper Lee in 2007

    Some residents of Harper Lee's Alabama hometown divulge their suspicions behind her first novel since "Mockingbird," AL.com reports.

  • Here's what net neutrality could mean to you Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    A look at the issue of net neutrality and why you should care.