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  • Box wraps up IPO at $14 per share to raise $175 million Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:58 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its long-delayed IPO at $14 per share, setting up a test of investors' appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn't proven it can make money. The terms reached late Thursday topped a target range of $11 to $13 per share pegged by Box's bankers last week. Since then, Box continued to lose money...

  • Box prices IPO at $14 per share, above expectations Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:04 PM ET
    Box CEO Aaron Levie

    There's a lot of money at stake in the corporate cloud industry.

  • Jan 22- Starbucks Corp on Thursday said director Kevin Johnson would become its president and chief operating officer on March 1, replacing long-time executive Troy Alstead, who said he is taking an extended sabbatical to spend time with his family. Johnson, 54, has been a Starbucks board member since 2009. He was the chief executive of Juniper Networks Inc from...

  • Sandberg: Cheap Internet key to global growth Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Sheryl Sandberg

    In Davos, Facebook's COO and Microsoft's CEO agree: The world needs to get more people online.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 8 percent to $2.47 with 36,070,400 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 2.6 percent to $112.40 with 48,510,100 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 5.8 percent to $10.51 with 43,265,500 shares traded.

  • Cloud-based storage firm Box set to price Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Cloud-based storage company Box (BOX) set to price tonight.

  • As Box prepares IPO, rivals want its business Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Box CEO Aaron Levie

    As Box's CEO Aaron Levie prepares to take his company public, he knows there are many rivals, public and private, gunning for his business.

  • Microsoft unveils the 'HoloLens'  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    "I've never seen anything like it," says wired senior writer Jessi Hempel, discussing Microsoft's "augmented reality" HoloLens project.

  • Microsoft regains its edge with hologram headset Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:26 AM ET

    Is Microsoft back? The U.S. tech giant has unveiled an augmented reality headset that projects holograms onto the real world.

  • India, U.S. near tax pact to boost foreign investment Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:02 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Jan 22- India is set to strike a bilateral tax agreement with the United States as early as this weekend, hoping to boost foreign investment and ease concerns raised by bruising disputes including cases against Vodafone and Shell. President Barack Obama' s visit to India, which begins on Sunday. Transfer pricing, or the value at which multinational...

  • Bill Gates aims to fix global banking Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:49 AM ET

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates delivered another upbeat message on the world with his annual newsletter.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp surprised the tech world on Wednesday with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. Microsoft said its wire-free Microsoft HoloLens device will be available around the same time as Windows 10 this autumn. Microsoft does not have a...

  • Finance firms placing bet on bitcoin, or are they? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:42 PM ET
    Bitcoin medals are shown in Washington.

    Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said his company's investors, including BBVA and NYSE, are seeking to gain insight into bitcoin.

  • Can Microsoft rebuild credibility with Windows 10? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:34 PM ET
    Rahul Sood gestures as he speaks during a news conference at the new Microsoft store in Berlin, Nov. 7, 2013.

    Microsoft's Windows 10 will replace its highly unpopular Window's 8, and Microsoft needs to get it right.

  • *IBM shares fall, Netflix rallies after results. NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. stocks edged up in a choppy Wednesday session as traders digested reports that new stimulus would be announced by the European Central Bank at its Thursday meeting, while declines in IBM and Microsoft also limited the gains. The market's perception was that Draghi was going to disappoint...

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world's largest software company tries to retain customers in the mobile era. "It's a necessary evil as CEO Satya Nadella and Microsoft have recognized the' golden goose' and major revenue...

  • Windows 10 critical for Nadella  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports headlines out of Microsoft's Windows 10 event.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 9.4 percent to $2.45 with 46,252,400 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 8 percent to $109.55 with 47,426,800 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 1.0 percent to $9.93 with 19,261,700 shares traded.

  • Google's new weapon against Facebook: Cardboard Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    A Google Cardboard virtual reality headset for Android smartphones is shown during a promotional event in Paris.

    While Facebook is counting on the $2 billion purchase of Oculus to win in virtual reality, Google's answer is a smartphone and some cardboard.

  • Microsoft to offer free Windows 10 upgrade to some Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    The Microsoft logo appears on screen prior a meeting in Beijing, Dec. 3, 2014.

    Microsoft said the upcoming Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone software.