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  • But focusing too hard on the pipeline, a frequent tactic of technology firms seeking to change their workforce, will benefit the chipmaker less than working on what happens inside Intel, diversity advocates say. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich surprised a mostly male crowd at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling a 2020 goal for Intel...

  • BOSTON/ BENGALURU, Jan 16- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday backed off a ruling it made on when companies may ditch shareholder proposals, drawing praise from activists aiming to add their own directors at grocer Whole Foods Market Inc and other companies. They got a setback in December when Whole Foods was told by the SEC that it could skip...

  • Don't expect a lot of positive earnings surprises Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    This just may be the earnings season that we see the impact of the global slowdown, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • WARSAW, Jan 14- South African e-commerce and media firm Naspers is looking to sell its Polish operations, including Eastern Europe's largest web auction service Allegro, sources said on Wednesday. Naspers wants to focus more on faster growing markets like Brazil and China. Naspers bought it in 2007 for 946 million pounds and used the Allegro model in the Czech...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 14- China has allowed foreign investors to fully own e-commerce companies in Shanghai's free trade zone as part of a pilot scheme, the official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday, citing the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Since the launch of the free trade zone in September 2013, policy makers have trumpeted reforms and relaxed...

  • The company is working with banks including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse on the offering, which could come later this year, those people said this week. Representatives for Apigee, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse declined to comment. Some of the customers it lists on its website include Walgreens, eBay Inc, Shell, Live Nation...

  • This rare video game is on eBay for $100,000 Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 9:06 AM ET

    A rare Nintendo video game from the 1980s has sparked a frantic bidding war on eBay this week, with the item now expected to sell for over $100,000.

  • Time to buy in stocks, housing and oil? Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 7:40 PM ET

    Experts gave their takes on whether now is a big buying opportunity for investors in stocks, housing and oil.

  • Pope to raffle off car and coffee maker Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Pope Francis waves to the German altar servers gathered in St. Peter's Square for a meeting of prayer on August 5, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican.

    Most raffle prizes come in the shape of a box of chocolates or unwanted perfumes; however not for 43 lucky winners.

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:23 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Investors bought into nearly $250B in IPOs in 2014 Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 3:54 AM ET
    A woman walking past Alibaba signage in Hangzhou, China.

    Last year was a good one for the business of raising money, but experts are beginning to question whether that performance can be repeated.

  • 2015 M&A play list  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    2014 was a huge year for M&A. Jason Del Rey, Re/code, senior editor, discusses what blockbuster e-commerce acquisitions could happen next year.

  • What might get spun out in tech next year Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Tech companies spent 2014 reinventing themselves with major splits and divestitures. Look who might follow suit in 2015.

  • Tax inversion anyone? A year in M&A Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Mergers and acquisitions broke a seven-year losing streak in 2014, with $3.48 trillion worth of deals. CNBC looks at some of the year's highlights.

  • Here's the real job killer Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    Underneath the euphoria of an improving job market, there's one nagging statistic and it reveals the real job killer, says Peter J. Tanous.

  • If a dud gift isn't bad enough, some stores make it difficult to return an unwanted present—especially if you don't have a gift receipt.

  • "Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really hadn't spoken to us in a long time," said Nagisa Manabe, who joined the USPS in May 2012 as chief marketing and sales officer from Coca-Cola Co after a career in the private sector. With further drops in its traditional bread-and-butter products ahead, the USPS wants to capitalize on...

  • Retailer Colleen Rast, who sells new brand-name apparel and vintage collectibles through eBay and Amazon, was hit with a $150 customs bill when a New Zealand boutique returned a shipment with a retail value of $1,000. Small firms accounted for more than half of eBay's U.S., British and German cross-border holiday transactions in 2013. This year, 27 percent of...

  • For these stocks, Venezuela risk can be deceiving Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    Shoppers at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela.

    Despite Venezuela's troubles, some U.S.-listed companies will want to keep earning money there. Look for those that own up to currency risk.

  • Alibaba spent $161M fighting fakes, bans 90M items Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Alibaba Group signage at the New York Stock Exchange during IPO, September 19, 2014.

    Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba took 90 million counterfeit items offline and spent over 1 billion yuan ($160.7 million) fighting fake goods.