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NEW YORK, July 18- A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, in a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.
eBay fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $50.86. Groupon Inc. rose$. 05 or. 8 percent, to $6.24. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.83 or 1.2 percent, to $159.04.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
LOS ANGELES, July 17- Microsoft Corp intends to wind down Xbox Entertainment Studios, a source familiar with its plans said, becoming the first major tech company to give up on making original shows in a battle for the living room couch.
CNBC's David Faber reports Alibaba will delay its IPO until approximately mid-September.
The company is now planning to price its IPO sometime after Labor Day, a person briefed on the matter said on Thursday. The New York Times reports.
Microsoft has joined Google and launched its own version of the “right to be forgotten” request form for its serach engine bing.
*Intel gains on earnings, outlook; semiconductors rally. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner Inc shares jumped 17.1 percent to $83.13 and ranked as the S&P 500' s best performer after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Time Warner Inc., up $12.12 to $83.13. International Game Technology, up $1.42 to $16.92.
eBay fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $50.62. Groupon Inc. fell$. 07 or 1.0 percent, to $6.33. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $158.35.
Apple Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $96.26 with 29,512,200 shares traded. 21st Century Fox Inc. class A fell 4.0 percent to $33.79 with 54,027,000 shares traded. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B fell 2.9 percent to $33.18 with 21,374,300 shares traded.
*Intel climbs on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner shares jumped 16.4 percent to $82.63 as the best performer on the S&P 500 after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
FMHR trader Jon Najarian is bullish on Yahoo shares due to the company's comments about how it will use its Alibaba IPO cash, while Stephanie Link is bearish because of its unsupportive fundamentals.
eBay fell$. 01 or percent, to $50.80. Groupon Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.38. Zynga Inc. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.08.
*Intel climbs on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner shares jumped 18.1 percent to $83.87 as the biggest boost to the S&P 500 after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
WASHINGTON— When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts?
Yahoo's Q2 earnings per share of $0.37 on revenue of $1.04 billion, missed Wall Street's estimates. CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks Yahoo needs to take some of the Alibaba money and do a "terrific acquisition." David Faber, weighs in.
Investors drove up shares in Time Warner 17 percent on news that Twenty-First Century Fox made a takeover bid for the media giant. Momentum from Intel's strong second-quarter earnings late Tuesday and news that Apple and IBM are teaming up to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers helped lift major stock indexes in premarket trading.
Time Warner shares jumped 15.3 percent to $81.86 before the bell as Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down. *A partnership struck between IBM and Apple Inc will serve to boost indexes. IBM shares gained 1.8 percent to $191.85 and Apple advanced 2.1 percent to $97.35 in premarket.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16- Jawbone, maker of wireless headsets and wristbands, is pushing a new food-tracking service it hopes will catch on with health-conscious weight-watchers. In a move to grow its share of the nascent wearables market, the San Francisco- based company on Wednesday introduced new features to its main wearable gadget, called Up.