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Technology: Trends

  • Facebook Earnings Under Pressure Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    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.

  • Mayer Stresses Mobile & Focus in First Earnings Call Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Here's Why Yahoo's Mayer Will Win in Mobile: Pro Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 3:52 PM ET

    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.

  • Here's What to Expect in Tech This Week Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 11:50 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    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.

  • Is This App the Next Big Thing in Mobile Payments? Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Some major wireless companies are betting big on mobile payments and they are about to find out if their gamble will pay off.

  • Here's Why Google Could Disappear in Five Years: Pro Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 12:25 PM ET
    Google

    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 Has the Same Mobile-Ad Problem as Facebook Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google's core advertising business is hurting, and mobile is to blame, analysts said Thursday.

  • Small Businesses Unprepared for Cyberthreats: Survey Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:59 PM ET

    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.

  • Romney's 'Binders Full of Women' Comment Goes Viral Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Mastercard Pitches Holiday Spending Data to Marketers Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    The credit card network is helping marketers target customers who are more likely to buy their products and services.

  • Murdoch Wins: Shareholder Proposals Rejected Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    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 Hopes New Look Will Drive Engagement Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Congressman to FTC: Mess With Google, You Mess With Us Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    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.

  • Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks at a news conference launching the company's Surface tablet computer.

    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 Expands Into Scandinavia Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Randi Zuckerberg

    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.

  • Google’s Latest Venture: Offering Loans Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 1:18 AM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    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.

 

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  • Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.

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  • 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

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Squawk Alley

  • BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen shows future models of the new Blackberry Classic smartphone during a launch event for in New York, December 17, 2014.

    BlackBerry reported disappointing hardware sales, but CEO John Chen said the prospects for the BES12 software business are good.

  • Citigroup thinks Instagram is now worth about 49 times what Facebook paid for it two years ago, raising the value of the combined company.

  • Cuban President Raul Castro listens during the opening of the Caribbean Community Summit, in Havana, on December 8, 2014.

    The move to normalize relations with Cuba will strengthen the Castro "dictatorship," a former U.S. diplomat says.

Re/code

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