• E.T. Tweet Home Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    The National Geographic Channel is preparing to beam tweets into space, in response to the "Wow! signal," a transmission received from space.

  • For consumers seeking safer roads and more fuel-efficiency, automated vehicles that rely on sensors — not humans — for driving are the next big thing in automotive technology. Google and General Motors recently announced new developments.

  • The Boy Kings by Katherine Losse

    In its early days, Facebook was dominated by men, and women employees were left to fend for themselves, said Katherine Losse, an ex-Facebook employee and author of a new book about Facebook's culture.

  • ‘Big Brother’? No, It’s Parents Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 12:34 PM ET

    Parents can now use an array of tools to keep up with the digital lives of their children, raising new quandaries. Is surveillance the best way to protect children? Or should parents trust them to share if they are scared or bewildered by something online?

  • Zynga Pursues New Hits for a Fickle Market Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Zynga is still raking in hundreds of millions of dollars from sales of virtual cattle and fish, and from other games like poker. But in recent months, the company has run into trouble as investors and game players alike have cooled on the company’s game lineup.

  • Will Investors See a Facebook 'Ratings Rally'? Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 9:41 AM ET

    Dozens of banks that were involved in the initial public offering will be allowed to publish a detailed analysis of the company publicly for the first time.

  • Facebook

    From Facebook's company-obsessed culture to its rowdy company parties, a former employee is airing some of the social network's dirty laundry in a new book that was released Tuesday.

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg is joining the social network's board of directors, the company announced Monday.

  • Facebook Changes Users' Email Address Without Asking Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 4:30 PM ET
    Facebook Timeline

    Facebook must really want users to use their messaging system. The social network has changed users default email on their profiles to one that ends in @facebook.com.

  • Mike McCue

    Flipboard CEO Mike McCue shot down rumors Monday that his company was for sale, but added he would "never say never to an acquisition," and also said that he sees his company and Twitter working closer together.

  • Leaked photo of Google's Nexus 7

    The long-rumoured Google Nexus 7 tablet may have been leaked, according to reports. Gizmodo Australia said it had viewed a training document for the device, which is said to run a Tegra 3 chip and sport Jelly Bean, the latest version of Google's Android mobile OS.

  • With Tablet, Microsoft Takes Aim at Hardware Missteps Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Microsoft's Executive Officer Steve Ballmer introduces Microsoft's new tablet SURFACE

    Around the time the iPad came out more than two years ago, Microsoft executives got an eye-opening jolt about how far Apple would go to gain an edge for its products.

  • Egypt Stocks Surge 7.6% After Vote  Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 9:54 AM ET
    Inside the EgyptStock Exchange just before its reopening.

    Trade on Egypt’s stock market was suspended as stocks were surging on Monday but even so the market closed 7.6 percent higher, the first reaction to the announcement of Mohamed Mursi as Egypt’s new President. The surge places the index among the world’s best performers once again.

  • Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi is New President of Egypt Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    Egypt begins its first round of presidential elections.

    A long-awaited announcement on Sunday afternoon declared Mohammed Morsi, the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, as the winner of Egypt's first free presidential election.

  • Apple’s Retail Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay Saturday, 23 Jun 2012 | 11:29 PM ET
    Apple Store Upper Westside Manhattan

    Apple Stores stores take in more money per square foot than any other United States retailer. But most of Apple’s employees, who sell those iPhones and MacBooks enjoy little of that wealth. The New York Times reports.

  • Microsoft

    Is Microsoft making its own smartphone? Yes and no.

  • Americans Would Panic Over Lost Smartphones Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 9:44 AM ET
    Person text messaging while driving

    It's safe to say Americans have a (unhealthy?) obsession with their mobile devices. A new study shows that 58 percent of U.S. smartphone owners check their device at least once every hour.

  • No Tweets for You: Twitter Keeps Going Down Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 12:35 PM ET

    The social media website twitter experienced some down time Thursday.

  • Draw Somethin App

    'Draw Something,' Zynga's popular 'Pictionary'-style mobile app, has been optioned by CBS to be made into a game show. Ryan Seacrest has signed on to help produce the 'Draw Something' TV project, which will feature teams competing in front of a live audience, The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Teens Turn From Facebook to Fresher Social-Media Sites Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 10:24 AM ET
    Facebook unlike

    Facebook appears to have competition for teens' attention, and they're drifting to other social-media sites as evidence mounts that the growth of the world's largest social network is slowing.

Contact Technology


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More


  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

  • Ari Levy

    Ari Levy is CNBC.com's senior technology reporter in San Francisco.

  • 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.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

  • Mark Berniker

    Mark Berniker is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.


  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

Squawk Alley