• WASHINGTON, Oct 28- It's not often that a White House official gets mocked on both Saturday Night Live and a major daily newspaper before he makes his first public appearance. But Ron Klain's low-profile first week as President Barack Obama's behind-the-scenes Ebola "czar" has become another attack point for a White House struggling to show it's on top of the...

  • 'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— So long Silicon Valley. In the past few years Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and YouTube have opened offices on the west side of Los Angeles from Santa Monica south to Venice and Playa del Rey. "Historically, Silicon Valley has been the center of gravity for tech and startups but I think more and more, these types of companies can be built anywhere," says Erik...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21- Yahoo Inc's CEO is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer spent much of Tuesday's earnings call highlighting improvements in Yahoo's mobile business, the benefits from acquisitions...

  • Hey CEOs: Hire more women to boost revenue Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Satya Nadella take note: A new study finds a gender balanced workforce boosts revenue.

  • Investors couldn't overlook HP's 'dead' side Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    HP logos sit on boxes of printer cartridges, produced by Hewlett-Packard Co.

    Hewlett-Packard had no choice but to split—investors just couldn't look past the dead part of the company, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Yahoo cutting 400 jobs in India: Report Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 3:32 PM ET
    Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Yahoo eliminated 400 jobs in India, representing about 3 percent of it global staff, Dow Jones reported Tuesday.

  • Former Yahoo executive nixes idea of AOL deal Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL and Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc.

    Former Yahoo President Sue Decker says a merger with AOL would make little sense.

  • If AOL and Yahoo merge—who would be the best CEO? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer and Tim Armstrong.

    If AOL and Yahoo were to merge, who would make the best CEO: Marissa Mayer or Tim Armstrong?

  • Oct 1- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Wednesday it has offered to acquire the remaining shares in RealD Inc after raising its stake in the 3 D technology licensor. Starboard offered $12 per share in cash, a premium of 29 percent to RealD stock price as of Wednesday close, valuing the company at about $540 million. RealD's shares rose as much as 26.7...

  • Oct 1- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said it offered to acquire the remaining shares in RealD Inc after raising its stake in the 3 D technology licensor. Starboard offered $12 per share, a premium of 29 percent to RealD stock's Wednesday close and valuing the company at about $540 million. RealD's shares were up 21 percent in extended trading.

  • Starboard's real plan: A Yahoo Inc. without Yahoo Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer, speaks at the 2014 Cannes Lions in June in Cannes, France.

    Starboard Value aims to spin off Yahoo's core business, leaving behind the stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan as the company's main assets

  • Does e-commerce giant loom over eBay-PayPal split? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:06 AM ET
    PayPal and Ebay to split into two separate public companies.

    EBay's about-face to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses into separate companies could make each acquisition targets, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Activist's plan aims to save Yahoo $16B in taxes Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer and Tim Armstrong.

    Activist investor Starboard Value wants Yahoo to slim down and merge with rival AOL, all without paying a $16 billion tax bill.

  • Yahoo-AOL: Unfortunately, this isn't 1999 Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    There was a time when a Yahoo-AOL deal would have created a giant so big that regulators would reject it. Not anymore.

  • AOL CEO Armstrong weighs in on Yahoo speculation Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    "I think the Yahoo-Starboard situation is a Yahoo-Starboard situation," AOL's Tim Armstrong tells CNBC.

  • Publicis & AOL expand relationship     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong explains his company's partnership with Publicis Groupe on digital video and TV advertising.

  • AOL CEO on Yahoo: Our focus on AOL strategy     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong discusses Starboard's pressure on Yahoo to merge with his company.

  • Yahoo with AOL: An idea for revival—or stagnation? Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Investors are revisiting one of the most-speculated Web combinations after the firms came under pressure to merge.

  • Sept 28- A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive. Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet combinations, after activist investor Starboard on Friday pressured Yahoo to merge with AOL.

  • *Gross exits Pimco, joins Janus Capital; bond prices fall. News that Gross, a Pimco co-founder who managed the $222 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, will be joining Janus Capital Group pressured short- and intermediate-dated U.S. Shares of Janus Capital ended up 43 percent at $15.89, the stock's best one-day advance in its history.