With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.
Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.
Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer has the cards stacked in her favor when it comes to tackling mobile, the number one issue haunting all Internet companies, said Ann Winblad, co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.
Major tech companies will be fighting for the spotlight in coming days as they gear up to roll out their latest products before this holiday season.
Mobile — the innocuous catchphrase often used by the Internet industry to describe making money from smartphones — has become a problem for search giant Google in more ways than one.
Some major wireless companies are betting big on mobile payments and they are about to find out if their gamble will pay off.
Google may be on its way out as the dominant player in search, and could "disappear" in as little as five to eight years, said Eric Jackson, Ironfire capital founder and managing member.
Google's core advertising business is hurting, and mobile is to blame, analysts said Thursday.
Most U.S. small business owners are living under the false pretense that their business is safe from cyberattacks, but in reality, they are far from secure.
Americans were searching for some insight as to just what Mitt Romney meant when he said he went through "binders full of women," during the second presidential debate.
The credit card network is helping marketers target customers who are more likely to buy their products and services.
NewsCorp.'s annual shareholder meeting delivered another win for the Murdoch family, despite growing investor opposition to the family's control over the company.
LinkedIn has unvieled a new look for profile pages, which the company hopes will make it easier for people to connect on the site, and therefore spend more time and return more frequently.
Google is not a monopoly and does not deserve to have antitrust charges brought against it, at least that is the opinion of Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) who warned the Federal Trade Commission that if it took on Google, it was also taking on Congress.
The wait is over. Today we know the starting price for Microsoft Surface: $499.
A growing list of investors is opposing Rupert Murdoch and his family’s control over News Corp. ahead of the company’s annual meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.
Apple will be unveiling a smaller MacBook Pro with Retina Display this month at an event where it will reveal a downsized iPad, according to a report.
Technology and pop culture go hand in hand these days, so it's high time to feature Silicon Valley in a reality TV show, said Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, on CNBC's Squawk on the Street Monday.
Being the world’s biggest search engine isn’t enough for Google; the firm is now venturing into the business of suppplying credit cards as well.
Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
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