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It was only a matter of time before someone decided to put two Instagram photos side-by-side and ask the age-old question: which one is more appealing? That's exactly the premise behind prurient new site Hotstagram.
Airtime, the secretive social-video site created by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, went live today. Literally. Some are calling it Silicon Valley's Next Big Startup.
Turkey’s economy, which grew by a stellar 8.5 percent last year, will manage to achieve a soft landing this year despite rising external risks such as the euro zone debt crisis, the country’s finance minister Mehmet Simsek told CNBC on Tuesday.
Google is purchasing chat service Meebo. Founded in 2005, Meebo offers products like the Meebo Bar — which can be embedded onto third-party websites, letting users connect without leaving the site.
Sending lascivious tweets about their appearance from the official company account. Which is precisely what Taiwanese hardware maker ASUS has just done.
Exxon Mobil will continue to be robust and will maintain record levels of investment, valued at $27 billion in 2011, in the next couple of years despite the downturn in global oil demand and fluctuations in prices, Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Alan Bowman, Vice President, Asia Pacific and Greater China, Microsoft Entertainment and Devices Division says Microsoft's Smartglass, a multi-device sharing app opens up market for the XBOX 360.
Reshaping a time-worn narrative isn't easy. Social revolutions rarely are, especially when you're a woman trying to break into the boys' club that is Silicon Valley. But an emerging class of early-stage tech start-up executives is helping dispel the notion that there isn't a leading role for them in the male-dominated valley.
Path, a social network company founded by Dave Morin, a former Facebook employee, is one company that is keeping its focus on mobile and for good reason, according to Morin.
The year 2011 proved to be a watershed year for the hard disk drive storage industry with ripple effects across all of the IT industry.
Facebook will lose dominance as a major web company in less than a decade, Eric Jackson, founder of Ironfire Capital said Monday on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.
When Eugene Kaspersky, the founder of Europe’s largest antivirus company, discovered the Flame virus that is afflicting computers in Iran and the Middle East, he recognized it as a technologically sophisticated virus that only a government could create.
Harlem may not be the first location that comes to mind when mapping out the geographical hot spots for technology start-ups, but a recently launched incubator is trying to put the New York City neighborhood on the map.
In an effort to control employees' activities on Facebook and Twitter, some U.S. companies have instituted social media policies that run afoul of labor law and infringe on workers' rights.
Facebook, the internet's top social network and the first U.S. company to start with a market capitalization of more than $100 billion at its initial public offering (IPO) last month, turned into a disappointment later as its stock price fell and one banker said this is a bad sign for other IPOs.
Nokia struck back at Google on Friday over its accusation that the cellphone maker was colluding with Microsoft to make money out of their patents.
The market for the ads that dot smartphone and tablet screens is expected to soar to $10.8 billion in U.S. sales by 2016, from $2.6 billion expected this year, according to research firm eMarketer.
What happens when a tech start up shuts down, and still has all of your information?
Accessible technology has meant that children in poorer families are spending considerably more time than those from more well-off families playing games and connecting on gadgets, The New York Times reports.
As bathrooms overtake kitchens as the nation's top remodeling priority, more consumers are going high-tech: steam showers with built-in speakers, medicine cabinets with integrated TVs, and toilets with MP3/phone docking stations.
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.