We're heading into the most important holiday season ever for Twitter. This year three times the retailers are using the service as did last year.
This holiday shopping season will mark a turning point for Pinterest. It’s actively trying to help brands cash in. And this all-important shopping season companies are increasingly using it to drive online sales.
Nick D'Aloisio did not have a typical 17th birthday: instead of celebrating with friends and family, he was busy launching the second edition of his popular iPhone app, Summly.
Being in the Billion-Dollar Club limits how, and if, a start-up can get out. For one thing, when you’re the most expensive product on the shelf, very few companies can afford to buy you.
Holiday shoppers with a tablet computer on their gift list this year might be forgiven for feeling a bit overwhelmed. This year, it's no so simple to make a choice.
Mining the boom in data for new insights and undiscovered relationships has created demand for new software and solutions and both major tech companies and start-ups are looking to take advantage of the emerging trend.
Tech millionaire John McAfee – who’s being sought by Belize police for questioning in a murder – said he is prepared to die if he is taken into custody.
Sensitive, confidential information belonging to major U.S. stock exchanges was at risk of being hacked this year, thanks to an oversight by Securities and Exchange Commission staffers, according to a new Reuters report.
The fifth and final film in the franchise grossed an estimated $30.4 million from Thursday night and midnight shows in North America.
We've traditionally thought of Internet access as skewing toward the affluent. But now that PC penetration is so high, could online surveys beat the phone.
Viacom shares traded higher on Wednesday after the media giant reported better-than-expected earnings, on lower costs. But one problem plaguing the company is a drop in ratings thanks, in part, to DVR viewing.
Spotify has raised about $100m from a group of investors led by Goldman Sachs in a round that puts a $3bn valuation on the company and completes its eight-month search for new funding, according to two people familiar with the situation.
It's shaping up to be a very Nintendo holiday season, but what happens once the holidays are over?
Government demands for user data worldwide from Google have "increased steadily," the search giant says in a new report: "One trend has become clear: Government surveillance is on the rise."
Facebook’s lockup expirations have weighed on the stock, as traders feared a flood of shares from employees, former employees, and investors would send it tumbling.
Zynga is doing a major management shakeup as it shifts to focus more on mobile.
Advanced Micro is not planning a sale of the company or any significant asset sale, according to a report.
Mark Cuban started a firestorm on Tuesday when he said he’s considering alternatives to Facebook for promoting news about his team the Dallas mavericks.
Nokia is aiming to be a bigger player in mobile mapping services with a new cloud-based service, the company’s CEO, Stephen Elop, told CNBC’s "Street Signs."
We can expect even bigger numbers than last year’s game, which sold over $400 million worth of copies in its first day
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