Cadie Thompson is a technology reporter on CNBC's Enterprise Team.
She joined CNBC in 2009 as a news associate working on Special Reports for CNBC.com. She worked on a range of projects including CNBC's Emmy-nominated Special Report about the financial crisis, Boom, Bust, Blame: The Inside Story of America's Economic Crisis; CNBC's Marijuana & Money Special Report; and America's Top States for Business. She also covered earnings during earnings season.
She moved to the consumer beat in 2010 writing primarily for CNBC's Consumer Nation, where she covered ecommerce, consumer electronics and mobile trends in retail.
Later she helped launch CNBC's NetNet blog and joined as a Web producer and regular contributor. While working with the NetNet team, she has covered Wall Street culture and global economic news.
She moved to the tech beat in 2012, where she started covering VCs, start-ups, publicly traded tech companies and cybersecurity.
She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in journalism and religious studies. She also was a beat reporter at The Oklahoma Daily for four years.
Two thieves skirted security at JFK International Airport and got away with part of a cargo shipment of Apple's iPad minis worth $1.5 million, according to a report from the New York Post.
Facebook rolled out its job-board application Wednesday allowing users to access more than 1.7 million job opportunities from five different recruiting companies.
Microsoft has updated the password-resetting process for its Skype service after it was revealed that a flaw in the system made users' Skype accounts vulnerable to hacking.
The fact that Facebook's stock jumped after shares were unlocked Wednesday doesn't really matter because the share price will ultimately take a hit because the social network still has a big mobile advertising problem, said Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, Wednesday.
The murder mystery involving John McAfee, the founder of the software company McAfee, keeps getting weirder.
The departure of Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft is another sign that the PC market is dying and the software company isn't needed in a computing market dominated by smartphones and tablets, said Dan Niles, senior portfolio manager at AlphaOne Capital Partners.
Microsoft is releasing the first security patches for its Windows 8 operating system and Windows RT Tuesday.