• TORONTO, July 21- BlackBerry Limited named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer on Monday, filling a position that had been vacant since November following a management reshuffle. Prior to that he was an executive of Sybase, an enterprise software maker that was formerly run by current BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

  • Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted. Kindle Unlimited and Oyster both cost $10 a month, while Scribd goes for $9.

  • How Kindle Unlimited compares with Scribd, Oyster Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    Amazon is the latest— and largest— company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here's how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster. PRICE: Kindle costs $9.99 a month, while Oyster costs $9.95 and Scribd $8.99.

  • July 17- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would slash up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, this year. April 2014- The chipmaker said it had cut 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica. January 2014- Announced plans to reduce its global workforce of 107,000 by about 5 percent this year.

  • Apple-IBM deal weighs on BlackBerry shares Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    TORONTO— BlackBerry shares dropped Wednesday after details emerged of a partnership between two of the world's biggest technology companies— Apple and IBM— aimed at business customers. William Blair analyst Anil Doradla said he believes the Apple and IBM partnership will be a "long-term negative" for BlackBerry.

  • The Apple-IBM tie up, beginning this fall, is set to target the customer base that BlackBerry needs to woo as part of a turnaround under new Chief Executive Officer John Chen. "It is not a crushing blow at this early stage, but it is a negative for BlackBerry," said IDC analyst John Jackson.

  • WASHINGTON, July 15- International Business Machines Corp will partner exclusively with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with applications geared at enterprise clients this fall, the company announced on Tuesday.

  • *JPMorgan, Goldman shares rally after earnings. NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. stocks pulled back on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her fellow Fed policymakers raised concerns about "substantially stretched valuations" in some sectors. Facebook shares tumbled 1.1 percent to $67.17.

  • Apple, IBM shares up after deal; BBRY down Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Apple and IBM stocks stocks were up slightly after the firms announced a partnership in which IBM will create business apps for the iPhone and iPad.

  • Max Wolff, The New School University economics professor, and Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki, discuss how a partnership between IBM and Apple will impact other names in the enterprise space.

  • Apple, with IBM, aims to dominate biz computing Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    Tim Cook, Apple CEO and Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO today announced a global partnership to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad.

    Apple and IBM announced a deal that could make Apple—traditionally a consumer brand—a major player in the business market.

  • BlackBerry: Excitement for new BlackBerry phone Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen holds the Blackberry Passport during the company's annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo, June 19, 2014.

    As others abandon the physical keyboard, BlackBerry is doubling down there, Re/code reports.

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • CEOs like me still love our BlackBerrys: AOL boss Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:52 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of AOL Inc.

    AOL boss Tim Armstrong still loves his BlackBerry, and he tells CNBC other CEOs around the Sun Valley media and tech conference apparently do, too.

  • Midday movers: Blackberry, Ford Motor, Shire & More Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • 4 in 10 US households use cellphones only Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:02 AM ET
    Students on the campus of UCLA

    More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.

  • Midday Movers: GoPro, PetSmart, Tesla Motors & More Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Why BlackBerry's stock run up might not be over Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    The BlackBerry logo is seen on the screen of a BlackBerry Curve smartphone.

    It seems like only yesterday that former enterprise smartphone king BlackBerry was left for dead.

  • Google courts the business phone market Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    To make the Android system more business friendly, Google is developing a means for separating personal and business phone data. Re/code reports.

  • BlackBerry shares rally as short-seller touts stock Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Citron, which had turned bullish on BlackBerry early this year, once again raised its price target on shares of the tech company, to $20 from $15, sending shares in BlackBerry up 4.5 percent to $9.50 in late morning trading on the Nasdaq.