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Technology: Money & Startups

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Microsoft Jumps Into Music With the XBox Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 12:43 AM ET

    Microsoft wants to turn XBox into an entertainment brand — one powerful enough to sway consumers picking a phone or video game console. To do that, it's launching its biggest bet on music yet — XBox Music.

  • Videogame Sales Suffer as Users Await New Consoles Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 5:42 PM ET

    NPD Group's September videogame retail numbers tell a very clear story: Gamers are waiting for new consoles, and free mobile games are raising the bar for retail sales.

  • Softbank in Talks to Buy Sprint Nextel, Shares Tank Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 8:38 PM ET

    Softbank shares plunged on news it is in talks to buy a majority stake in Sprint Nextel for more than $12.8 billion, adding yet another potential shake-up to the fast-changing U.S. wireless market.

  • Bad News for Videogame Industry: Players Going Mobile Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    Mobile gaming is exploding, according to a new report from The NPD Group, and that could pose a threat to traditional gaming companies.

  • US Internet Ad Spending Slows But Hits Record: Data Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    U.S. Internet ad spending slowed sharply in the first half of the year after a strong recovery in 2011, but still hit a new high of $17 billion as smartphones and tablet devices became more popular.

  • Japan's Softbank Is in Talks to Buy Sprint Nextel Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 12:54 PM ET

    Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is in talks to buy a majority stake in U.S. operator Sprint Nextel for more than $12.8 billion, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter, adding yet another potential shake-up to the fast-changing U.S. wireless market.

  • Ed Tech Startups Transform Learning Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:58 AM ET

    A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.

 

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

  • 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.

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

  • Mark Berniker

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

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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.