CNBC's Cadie Thompson discusses how analysts aren't expecting any big surprises from the Microsoft earnings report, but that if there's going to be anything to watch out for, it will most likely be from the Windows business.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23- Zynga Inc co-founder Mark Pincus is relinquishing the last of his operational duties at the social gaming company starting on Wednesday, taking on an advisory role as Chief Executive Officer Don Mattrick pushes through a restructuring plan.
NEW YORK— Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO. Zynga says Pincus will remain chairman of the company he founded in 2007..
In a statement announcing the trial, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation, said the treatment could "reduce the time required to cure drug-resistant TB from two years to just six months" and sharply cut the cost of a cure in low-income countries.
NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, April 23- Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and AOL Inc are flexing their muscles as storytellers, parading TV network-style shows before advertisers at an annual digital content showcase in New York next week.
NEW YORK— If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection. Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.
WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 3 percent to $23.45 with 12,844,500 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 2.4 percent to $61.52 with 42,143,300 shares traded. Gilead Sciences Inc. rose 3.3 percent to $75.28 with 20,613,200 shares traded.
LOS ANGELES— Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. Microsoft Corp. is also giving away a first-generation Surface tablet computer to schools where community members sign up to use the ad-supported version of Bing outside of the school.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical on Tuesday about online TV service Aereo Inc's position in a copyright dispute with major broadcasters, but several raised concerns about how a ruling against the startup could affect cloud computing services.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical over online TV startup Aereo Inc's position in a copyright fight with major media companies, but several raised concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcasters could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared unsure on Tuesday whether to rule against online TV startup Aereo Inc in a major copyright case, with several raising concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcast networks could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.
CNBC's David Faber and Jeffrey Ubben, ValueAct Capital Partners CEO, discuss the job performance of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and the likelihood of the Nokia deal closing.
Industry-watchers believe that rather than closing the book on Nokia, sealing the $7.5 billion deal could give it a new lease of life.
SEATTLE, April 21- The lead money manager for Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is leaving his post this week, marking the latest in a round of high-level departures at the Seattle billionaire's Vulcan Inc organization, which handles his $16 billion fortune.
Sometimes terrible earnings beget fantastic investment opportunities. Cramer thinks this is one of those times.
Xilinx Inc eventually asked a California federal judge to declare those IV patents invalid, while IV countersued in Delaware, accusing Xilinx of infringement. The trial in the Xilinx case is scheduled to begin in Delaware next month.
With the wipeout in growth stocks, many investors turned their attention to big-cap and value names, and the trend is expected to continue.
SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The company's nearly 36 million current subscribers will continue to pay $8 per month for at least the next year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a Monday interview.
*Netflix jumps 6.8 pct in after-hours trade. *Fears about Ukraine persist in wake of fresh violence. NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, building on last week's rally as investors continued to digest corporate results, while the dollar reached a two-week high against the yen after Japan posted a record trade deficit.
DETROIT, April 21- Ford Motor Co will soon name Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields as successor to Chief Executive Alan Mulally, a person familiar with the plans said on Monday. Bloomberg earlier reported that Ford may make an announcement as early as May 1.