Shares of Twitter closed up nearly 12 percent Monday after the company said it was buying Gnip and announced a key hire from Google.» Read More
Apple's annual developer conference is usually a launching pad for its next big thing — iPhones, iClouds, etc. Here's the big thing at this year's conference.
No customer accounts appear to have been damaged following a cyber attack on professional social networking website Linkedin, its co-founder and executive chairman Reid Hoffman told CNBC on Friday.
Whether cybercrime is driven by hacktivists or cyber gangs targeting brokerage firms, two things are for certain: these groups have changed the reality of security for businesses, and understanding them is critical to taking them down.
Video ads and premium accounts for users are just a couple of ways the new start-up Airtime is floating as potential ideas to generate revenue, co-founder Sean Parker said in an interview with CNBC.
Foursquare is expected to announce an overhaul of its application — one that Dennis Crowley, the chief executive and one of the founders, says is the truest vision of Foursquare, turning it into a recommendation service that could rival sites like Yelp.
HTC, the world’s No. 5 smartphone maker by shipments, is fast losing its “relevance” in a highly competitive market, as cheaper alternatives pose a threat to its growth in China, technology analysts tell CNBC.
Groupon says it is no longer accepting new adult entertainment merchants as customers.
Google Maps will soon offer higher-quality 3-D maps in Google Earth, Google announced at an event in San Francisco Wednesday morning.
Recently, Apple has been phasing Google Maps out — likely in anticipation of the debut of its rumored maps app.
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.
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