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  • GameStop hires 25,000 seasonal workers, up 47 pct Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    GRAPEVINE, Texas— Gamers rejoice: GameStop is almost doubling its number of seasonal workers this holiday season as it prepares to deal with strong demand for new video games and the new iPhone.

  • Ballmer breath of fresh air: Parsons     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Richard Parsons shares his thoughts on Steve Ballmer's new role as owner of the LA Clippers and offers some words of advice.

  • How sports can 'get back onside': Richard Parsons Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Dick Parsons

    Pro sports leagues need to realize that "the line has moved" on what society deems as appropriate, says Richard Parsons, interim CEO of the LA Clippers.

  • Ballmer on his Microsoft hits and misses     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer looks back with pride on his years at Microsoft and is ready to move forward. With hindsight, he says MSFT could have negotiated the mobile landscape much better, but it's always about the body of work.

  • From tech titan to team owner     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Steve Ballmer tells CNBC's Josh Lipton why he was willing to pay $2 billion for the LA Clippers and how owning a sports team is similar to running tech giant Microsoft.

  • Ballmer: Really fun to own a sport's team!     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    In a wide ranging interview, CNBC's Josh Lipton sits down with LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to talk about his ownership of the Clippers and the leadership skills he brings to the team.

  • Ballmer: I'll own Clippers 'as long as I'm alive' Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:54 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, Los Angeles Clippers, during an interview with CNBC.

    The former Microsoft chief says that his record price for the Los Angeles Clippers was a smart investment.

  • Ballmer: I'm a very positive leader     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:23 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, former chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks to fans as he is introduced as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles, California on Aug. 18, 2014.

    LA Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says he will bring his unique style of leadership to the LA Clippers. And Becky and Joe run the numbers on how much Ballmer is worth.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 9 percent to $101.75 with 55,994,400 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell. 5 percent to $10.51 with 27,867,500 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $24.98 with 18,730,200 shares traded.

  • No bubble in tech, says Andreesen Horowitz's COO Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz

    Scott Kupor, COO at Andreessen Horowitz, says that enterprise tech is at the cusp of a "revolution."

  • *Japan is a major investor in China. BEIJING, Sept 24- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang looks forward to to "quickly reviving" high-level economic talks with Japan, he was quoted by visiting Japanese executives as saying on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between Asia's two biggest economies.

  • Shhhh! Tech and DC lobbyists quietly shack up Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    President Barack Obama (3R) and Vice President Joe Biden meet with executives from leading technology companies, including Apple, Twitter, and Google in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on December 17, 2013 in Washington.

    Silicon Valley’s relationship with Washington is becoming much cozier, but the tech industry is not eager to show it. NYT reports.

  • Michael Dell on the state of PCs and going private Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    Michael Dell

    A year after his company went private, Michael Dell talked about the PC business, whether he'll take Dell public again, and cloud startup valuations.

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address. DETROIT— Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. General Motors' 112- year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters to New York.

  • Facebook to launch new ad tools as brands eye exit Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:03 PM ET
    The Facebook logo is reflected against source code on the screen of a computer in this photo illustration.

    Facebook plans to unveil new tools to help marketers better target ads and measure their impact, according to sources.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $102.64 with 61,668,300 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 3.4 percent to $10.56 with 21,150,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $24.70 with 18,139,300 shares traded.

  • No end in sight for Europe's fight with Google Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Europe's fight with Google may be more complex than the 16-year battle against Microsoft, EU competition chief Joaquin Almunia says.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    1 Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc.. 3 Diamond Digger Saga, King.com Limited. 1 Swype- Keyboard, Nuance Communications.

  • Samsung has a bigger problem than Apple Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Samsung has a bigger problem than Apple, says Michael Yoshikami. Here's what it is.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 23- Google Inc, the target of an EU antitrust investigation into its internet search engine, may face further scrutiny over its other services following several complaints, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday.