• Behind Instagram’s Success, Networking the Old Way Saturday, 14 Apr 2012 | 9:12 AM ET

    The founders of Instagram, now multimillionaires after Facebook bought their app this week, were helped along the way by the tight web in the Bay Area tech scene, The New York Times reports.

  • Facebook Acquires Mobile Marketer Tagtile Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 4:31 PM ET
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    Fresh off its Instagram purchase, Facebook has added another mobile device company called Tagtile, which sells apps to track and target marketing to customers. 

  • Groupon Shakes Up International Ranks Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:56 AM ET
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    Groupon announced in a statement Friday that Viet Dengler, a veteran of Dell spacer, Procter & Gamble spacer and McKinsey & Company, would join the daily deals site to spearhead its international operations, which have come under fierce scrutiny as the company has growing pains abroad.

  • With the technology industry booming (or at least bouncing back), some technology companies are dangling perks such as free food, gym memberships and stock options. For others, they’re looking to set themselves apart by tapping into people’s gaming instincts.

  • 'We've Seen the Bottom' in China: Commodities Pro Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 10:22 AM ET
    New multistory apartments are build across the street from older single floor homes in western Gansu province, China.

    Precious metals and energy prices slipped after China, one of the world's biggest commodity consumers, reported slower-than-expected first-quarter growth. 

  • 'We Are Now in a Cult-Based Economy': Tech Pro Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 1:28 AM ET

    Struggling tech companies have failed to acquire "cult" status in an oversaturated market and the successes of Google, Facebook and Apple in particular are largely due to their massive followings in a "cult-based economy", Keith Woolcock, Partner at 5th Column Ideas, told CNBC.

  • Sony Needs More Fire in Its Belly: Analyst     Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 9:42 PM ET

    Roger Kay, Technology Analyst, Endpoint Technologies Associates, discusses what Sony needs to do to get through its challenging reform period. He takes a closer look at the company's operations and strategy.

  • NTT Opens New Data Center in Singapore     Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 8:21 PM ET

    Takeshi Kazami, Regional CEO, NTT Communications Asia Pacific discusses the company's strategy in Asia and its emphasis on cloud computing.

  • Google's 2012 Founders' Letter Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    On Thursday, Google beat earnings and announced plans to issue a dividend — in the form of a new class of nonvoting stock.

  • The Problem With Sony's Plan Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 5:01 PM ET
    Sony Corporation's headquarters in Tokyo

    The problem with Sony's reorganization is it seems structured for yesterday's problems, not tomorrow's

  • Facebook Lets You Download More Of Your Data Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 4:10 PM ET
    A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    According to Facebook, the Download Your Information feature was first made available in 2010 and allows users to receive a copy of material they have shared on Facebook, including pictures, posts, messages and a list of friends and chat conversations.

  • Google Earnings: Calm Before the Storm Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Google is all but certain to deliver pretty good news when it announces results this afternoon. Unfortunately for the online giant, this is one of those quarters where a downside surprise would matter a lot more than an upside surprise.

  • Facebook's Strategy to Crush Google? Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 11:03 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook's long-term business strategy should be to crush Google. That's the plan from an anonymous "Internet Marketing Insider" who has published an e-book on Amazon.com.

  • Who's Next on Facebook's Shopping List? Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 12:02 PM ET

    The ink is barely dry on Facebook's $1 billion deal to buy photo-sharing service Instagram, yet the latest parlor game in Silicon Valley is who might be next on Facebook's shopping list.

  • A Billion-Dollar Turning Point for Mobile Apps Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 9:44 AM ET

    When the mobile start-up Instagram can command $1 billion in a sale to Facebook, some start-ups are asking: Who needs the Web?

  • What Apple Can Learn From Fallen Tech Giants Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 4:48 PM ET
    Apple Store

    Apple looks to be unstoppable. But investors need to look no further than the tech graveyard of once-dominant companies as a warning of just how far and how fast the giants can fall from grace.

  • Facebook Eyes IPO Dates of May 17 or May 24 Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 1:17 PM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Form S-1, filled out by Facebook Inc.

    Facebook has honed in on two possible dates to launch its initial public offering on the Nasdaq, according to a person familiar with the matter. Bankers & management are currently looking at a primary target date of May 16 to price the deal (with trading commencing the following day), according to this person. The company would begin marketing the deal on May 7 under that scenario.

  • Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram

    Facebook's announcement on Monday that it plans to buy photo-sharing app Instagram rocked the web and ruffled feathers on Twitter. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom posted on the company blog that he and his team are "psyched" about the deal.

  • Don't Like the Instagram Deal? How to Kill Your Account Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 10:06 AM ET

    Today's huge tech news has been the acquisition of photo sharing app Instagram by Facebook for a cool billion dollars.

  • Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo's all-hands meeting today is more than a garden-variety pep talk. It's a chance for new CEO Scott Thompson to set the agenda at a pivotal moment for the struggling company.

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