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  • Online ad revenue at risk in war on 'click fraud' Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 23- A growing number of U.S. companies, including MillerCoors and AIG, are stepping up the battle against online ad fraud by demanding proof that their ads have been seen by real people instead of computers hijacked by cybercriminals. "We don't want to be paying for non-human traffic," said Mark Clowes, global head of advertising at American...

  • Beware of technology's 'black ice': Analyst Saturday, 21 Mar 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
     Icy sidewalk

    UBS senior analyst Brent Thill says some hot tech names look good on the surface but could see slippery roads ahead.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $55.76 with 78,635,100 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell 1.3 percent to $125.90 with 61,757,600 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 6 percent to $28.44 with 34,921,500 shares traded.

  • Tinder hires high-profile tech exec as its new CEO Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Former Microsoft corporate vice president of Windows Live Search Christopher Payne is shown at a Microsoft event in San Francisco, Nov. 6, 2006.

    Tinder has hired high-profile tech exec Chris Payne as its new CEO, replacing current CEO and Sean Rad, Recode reports.

  • This week, Yahoo and Microsoft offered up some alternatives: Yahoo says it can text temporary passwords to users' phones each time they want to sign into their Yahoo accounts. That's what Yahoo is promising users who choose to receive a single-use password "on demand"— sent by text message to their mobile phone each time they want to sign into their Yahoo account.

  • 6 seismic shifts that will challenge your business Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Man writing business concept on board

    Innovation is also known as creative destruction for good reason: It wipes out companies. Prepare for these 6 trends before it's too late.

  • Traders bid up eBay after downgrade Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 5:56 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    Two 'Fast Money' traders were among the many buyers of eBay as the shares gapped lower on a Wall Street downgrade.

  • Traders bid up eBay after downgrade Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    Two 'Fast Money' traders were among the many buyers of eBay as the shares gapped lower on a Wall Street downgrade.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. rose. 9 percent to $54.64 with 10,022,100 shares traded. Amicus Therapeutics rose 36.6 percent to $12.77 with 12,991,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. fell. 7 percent to $127.51 with 25,387,900 shares traded.

  • Box nabs US government IT executive Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, speaks during the BoxWorks 'How Tomorrow Works' event in San Francisco, California.

    The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.

  • EU joins U.S. to try to stop China's new technology rules Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, March 19- The European Union on Thursday sharply criticized China's new cyber security rules, joining a global effort to challenge measures that U.S. and EU companies say could force them out of the Chinese market. China's banking regulator has adopted new standards requiring tech products to be "secure and controllable" for use in the financial...

  • Gates, Bloomberg take on Big Tobacco with $4M fund Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:33 AM ET
    Michael Bloomberg

    Countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a fund created by Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg.

  • Thailand's outdated tech sector clouds economy Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:35 PM ET

    Thailand's economy is at risk as electronics manufacturers ditch the country's outdated facilities for cheaper alternatives in neighboring countries.

  • What's the best tech stock? Microsoft vs. Cisco Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 5:50 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their Madness challenge, the traders debate what is the better tech stock: Microsoft or Cisco?

  • Thailand's outdated tech sector casts cloud over economy Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    BANGKOK, March 19- Next month the last batch of televisions will roll off the production line at LG Electronics' plant in Thailand's Rayong province, just east of Bangkok. The move is part of a downward trend for Thailand's once-booming electronics industry, that is struggling to find a foothold in the global supply chain for modern technology like smartphones...

  • US stocks rebound on dovish Fed, with Dow topping 18K Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed sharply higher as investors cheered the Fed's statement that indicated a rate hike would come later rather than sooner.

  • LONDON, March 18- Developing countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a new $4 million fund created by the philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg and Gates, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, cited examples such as Uruguay, which since 2010 has been fighting a legal challenge...

  • UPDATE 1-Microsoft must face Xbox 360 class action claims Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    March 18- Microsoft Corp must face class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who say the video game console has a design defect that causes game discs to be gouged, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. Microsoft has sold tens of millions of Xbox 360 consoles since their Nov. 2005 launch. Microsoft countered that class certification was improper because just...

  • LONDON, March 18- Developing countries facing potentially pricey legal challenges from big tobacco firms are to get help from a new $4 million fund created by the philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg and Gates, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, cited examples such as Uruguay, which since 2010 has been fighting a legal challenge...

  • Say goodbye to Internet Explorer   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Say goodbye to Internet Explorer

    Microsoft has confirmed its Internet Explorer software brand is going away and will be replaced with a new browser - codenamed '"Project Spartan."