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Facebook will join the S&P 500 index as of Dec. 20, the index's operator said Wednesday.
Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.
Spotify also announced a new function that enables nonpaying users to get more access to the music they want to hear.
Snapchat, best known for its disappearing videos and photos, is being taken to an entirely new level by 24-year-old Dasha Battelle.
Spotify's new, free mobile music streaming service makes it more competitive with Apple's iTunes Radio and Pandora.
Mobile shopping was huge this year, but not all retailers got the mobile boost they may have hoped for.
The search giant's voice-activated search service, Google Now, is now just as good as Apple's Siri, according to test results released Tuesday.
CNBC has learned that Sam Sung no longer works at an Apple store in Vancouver.
Printing out gifts at home may sound like a perfect way to escape some of the holiday bustle, but it does present some obstacles.
Protesters blocked a private Google shuttle in San Francisco on Monday, according to a report by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
According to a research study, most people are OK with virtual visits to doctors and using sensors to track their health.
Tech giants issue open letter asking the NSA to limit its surveillance of their users.
A new city-guide app sorts through millions of Instagram photos to find the best bars, museums and other hot spots
American and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Life, the New York Times reports.
There are some posts on Facebook that are just inappropriate to 'like.' So the company is exploring adding a 'sympathize' button.
Thefts of bitcoin, including a reported $100 million heist, have been growing, but law enforcers have largely stayed out of investigations. The NYT reports.
Expanding into China would represent a "gigantic game-changer" for one social media site, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Any ordinary bike can be turned into a hybrid through The Copenhagen Wheel—a motorized disk unit that can add effortless pedal power.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple aims to guide you around once you're inside.
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment, and boost Twitter's bottom line.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.