Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.» Read More
Senior executives from Microsoft and Yahoo met Monday to discuss Microsoft's takeover bid for the company, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Mastercard and Continental Airlines popped while Yahoo and Time Warner dropped.
If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.
Time Warner's AOL Internet division said Thursday it will buy social network Bebo for $850 million in cash, bolstering its consumer Internet offerings even as the media conglomerate mulls splitting off the business.
The technology industry thrives on its ability to sell new products to consumers at an ever-increasing pace. But millions of users of nearly every type of Internet service and technology, from Netscape and AOL dial-up to old e-mail systems, still cling to older technologies.
Hulu.com is finally going public on Wednesday. After a four-and-a-half-month long public beta, the video site, co-founded and jointly owned by News Corp. and NBC Universal, is launching officially.
On Tuesday, Time Warner's chief executive of Time Warner, AOL’s parent company, acknowledged weakness in the online pioneer's business and said he was open to combining AOL with another company.
For Google, the European Union's ongoing scrutiny of its plans to buy DoubleClick has been an overhang on the stock since the deal was first announced. Today came the long-awaited EU blessing Google has been waiting for.
Google won unconditional approval from the European Commission on Tuesday to buy rival Web advertiser DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, despite objections from rivals and privacy advocates.
Rupert Murdoch CEO of News Corp, spoke at Bear Stearns annual media conference today, weighing in on the U.S. economy. He said he's now "more pessimistic" about the economy. Though he also said that News Corp is well positioned to weather an economic downturn because only about 20 percent of the company's business comes from advertising...
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Monday marks the eight-year anniversary of the peak of the Nasdaq bubble. Which stocks from that run-up look best in this market?
Nasdaq's bear market is likely to persist longer than the pullback in the broader stock market unless the recently battered technology heavyweights make solid comebacks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Frank writes, “Mr. Adami: Why do I get nauseous every time I check in on AIG and when will that feeling subside?”
Savvy office workers frustrated that their on-the-job computer tools don't function as smoothly as, say, an Apple iPod are taking matters into their own hands.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick, with his familiar laugh, that he was able to replace Microsoft's Bill Gates as the world's richest person because he "spends less." In a brief off-camera telephone chat about Forbes' new list of global billionaires, with Buffett and his estimated $62 billion in the top position, the Berkshire Hathaway chairman joked that "it's a tribute to thriftiness."
Inflation worries are again gnawing at stocks. That sent gold and oil racing to new highs as the greenback hit new lows. The resulting concern about inflation promises to be a topic on investors' minds Thursday as they await rate decisions from the Bank of England and the European Central Bank, ahead of the U.S. open.
The Dow snaps a losing streak as oil hits another all-time high. Get the news behind the headlines in the Word on the Street.
Stocks clawed their way back to close higher Wednesday after a rollercoaster day of trading loaded with news.