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  • Google, governments team up to fight paedophiles Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    Spies, cops and U.S. technology giants are teaming up to tackle pedophiles operating on the dark net in an initiative announced by the U.K.

  • Gangnam becomes hot spot for Korean startups Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— The uber-trendy Seoul neighborhood made famous by the "Gangnam Style" K-pop hit is known for status-conscious people, plastic surgery clinics and Ivy League prep schools. As one of the most wired places on earth, Seoul has been a crucible for several startup scenes. The government is even aiming to make a town south of Seoul a Korean Silicon...

  • Midday movers: Starbucks, Google, Yahoo & more Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • New Republic editors quit as CEO aims to disrupt Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    Franklin Foer, right, the literary editor of The New Republic, with Chris Hughes, the magazine’s owner, in New York.

    New Republic editors Franklin Foer and Leon Wieseltier abruptly resigned in the face of a disagreement over the magazine's direction, NYT reports.

  • These are the most-searched vacation spots of 2014 Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Showgirls at famous Las Vegas welcome sign

    Yahoo has reported the most searched destinations on its website for 2014.

  • EU lawmakers vote to break up Google Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    A person passes by a Google logo in the company's offices in Berlin.

    European lawmakers approved separating Google's search engine from its other commercial activities on Thursday.

  • Netflix sues former exec  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Netflix is suing a former executive who now has a big role at Yahoo. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • Early Movers: DE, HPQ, HTZ, V, AMZN, TWTR & more Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Cramer Remix: This industry isn't dead yet! Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    A big positive sign in this once left-for-dead sector has turned Cramer's attention to a handful of stocks that could go higher.

  • Hedge funds playing buy-and-hold, and losing Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of an Apple store in New York.

    Hedge funds aren't changing their stock holdings much despite poor performance compared with the broader stock market.

  • Nov 21- Dow Chemical Co said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. The $17.5 billion hedge fund was considering a proxy contest after negotiations with Dow over board seats broke down, Reuters had reported on Thursday. The fund is known for pushing...

  • Early Movers: BBY, YUM, GM, CRM, YHOO & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market share. The deal between the two companies will start in December and is set to last five years,...

  • Nov 19- Yahoo Inc said on Wednesday it struck a deal to be the default search engine on the Firefox web browser on desktop PCs and mobile devices in the United States, replacing market leader Google Inc.. The deal between Yahoo and Firefox maker Mozilla Corp will start in December and is set to last five years, Yahoo said. It was not immediately clear how the agreement...

  • Yahoo becomes Firefox's default search engine Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    The Yahoo! website and logo are displayed on laptop computers in Washington, April 15, 2014.

    Yahoo has inked an deal to become the default search engine on the web browser Firefox.

  • The gender gap is still a big issue for start-ups Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    A new study reveals that lack of mentors and access to capital is inhibiting the growth of women-owned businesses.

  • The measure is unlikely to become law anytime soon, as Republicans will hold a majority of seats in the Senate after Jan. 1. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, the future Senate Majority Leader, came out strongly against the bill in a Senate speech on Tuesday morning, concerns matched by several hawkish Republicans including former government officials.

  • Actavis Plc, Gilead Sciences, Celgene and other biotech names were among the S&P 500' s biggest drivers, a day after Allergan agreed to be bought by Actavis. The S&P health care index was up 1.6 percent, while shares of Actavis were up 8.3 percent, Gilead's rose 3.3 percent and shares of Celgene were up 2.4 percent. Helping Actavis were bullish analyst notes.

  • Widespread outage for Yahoo email resolved Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Yahoo Mail users took to Twitter Tuesday to complain about an email service outage. This issue has since been resolved.

  • *Baker Hughes rallies, Halliburton tumbles after deal. Shares of Baker Hughes, up 8.9 percent, and Allergan, up 5.3 percent, gave the S&P 500 its biggest boost after Halliburton said it would buy Baker Hughes and Allergan agreed to be bought by Actavis. "It shows the strength of the overall market that you could have this recession news out of Japan, and yet have the...