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  • SEATTLE, Dec 15- Technology companies Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc and more than 20 others are supporting Microsoft Corp in the software company's legal battle with the U.S. government over access to customer data stored overseas. A U.S. judge ruled in late July that Microsoft must turn over a customer's emails stored in a data center in Ireland to U.S....

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties Inc. fell 8.5 percent to $8.23 with 33,770,100 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell 1.4 percent to $108.23 with 66,344,000 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 7 percent to $26.68 with 27,283,200 shares traded.

  • Early Movers: PETM, BOBE, JNPR, MSFT & more Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 22, 2014

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • New James Bond script exposed by Sony hack: Report Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    The hackers who perpetrated a cyberattack on Sony have stolen an early script of the upcoming James Bond film, a report said.

  • Sony hack forces production shutdown: Report Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    File photo: Participants at a hacking conference in Germany

    Sony has reportedly shutting down production on several films, citing an inability to process payments, according to a report.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $110.42 with 27,720,000 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 3 percent to $26.91 with 12,229,600 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 9 percent to $78.40 with 16,545,900 shares traded.

  • Xbox tops PS4? The console wars just got real Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    Xbox One

    The console wars between Sony and Microsoft are heating up into the all-important holiday season and CNBC's Morgan Brennan breaks it down.

  • Why you'll be hearing 'Hadoop' a lot in 2015 Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    Hadoop the elephant

    The stock market will get its first real taste of Hadoop on Friday, when Hortonworks, a seller of the software, debuts on Nasdaq.

  • Early Movers: GPRO, MSFT, SHW, HOG, WMT & more Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • How Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:23 PM ET
    Jean-Claude Juncker

    The EU is now investigating whether sweetheart tax deals Luxembourg granted to two foreign companies — Amazon and Fiat — were too sweet. The FT reports.

  • Hollywood in crisis mode over Sony scandal Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:54 PM ET
    File photo: A gate to the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio complex.

    Sony's hacking scandal has people in Hollywood scared and taking a pause before sending emails that contain confidential info.

  • With WebRTC, the Skype's no longer the limit Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Dec 12- WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Further ahead, WebRTC could add video and audio into all kinds of products and services, from GoPro cameras and educational software to...

  • Ford revamps Sync infotainment system Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    The new system is made by Panasonic on a QNX operating system. Sync was previously made by Microsoft Corp.. Ford Motor Co. was one of the first in the industry with a voice-activated infotainment system, but glitches and a complicated interface hurt quality ratings.

  • Correction: Tech Diversity-Making It Happen story Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.— In a story Dec. 10 about efforts to diversify the technology industry, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a computer coding camp co-founded by Liliana Monge. SANTA CLARA, Calif.— Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and...

  • DETROIT, Dec 11- Ford Motor Co hopes to get a fresh start and erase bad memories for some owners when it launches the new version of its in-car, interactive touch-screen system next fall. Ford said Sync 3 will be more intuitive, sport improved voice-recognition software and operate more like a smartphone than the first two generations, the last of which prompted...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 3 percent to $111.62 with 40,778,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 4 percent to $26.99 with 22,628,700 shares traded. eBay Inc. rose 2.7 percent to $56.79 with 23,194,400 shares traded.

  • At 30, Cisco sees double-digit growth ahead again Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Cisco Systems Inc. Chairman and CEO John Chambers

    Cisco's Chuck Robbins says with good execution and a little luck, the networking giant can return to double-digit growth.

  • Microsoft takes bitcoin—but don't expect refunds Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    The price of the bitcoin nudged higher Thursday on the news that technology giant Microsoft had started to accept the digital currency as payment for products including apps and games.

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 11- Sony Corp should fear China's censors almost as much as rival Microsoft Corp when it launches its PlayStation 4 gaming console in the world's third-largest gaming market next month. Sony said on Thursday that PlayStation 4 will go on sale in China from January 11. Sony plans to sell PlayStation 4 in China for 2,899 yuan, slightly higher than in the...

  • Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    BOSTON— A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston- area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with restaurant management. Associate professor Benjamin Edelman had threatened legal action and demanded the Sichuan Garden in Brookline...