John Shinal is a technology reporter for CNBC.com in San Francisco, covering consumer internet companies, including Google and Facebook, and their impact on consumers, advertisers, and investors.
The Wall Street analysts who rate Facebook's stock have cut their 2017 profit estimates on the company by about 11 percent during the last three months.
Google makes mobile search results look more like a social media feed as it battles Amazon and Facebook for the attention of online consumers.
Google wants to sell its digital glasses to workers at businesses. That's a big challenge but could eventually move Alphabet's revenue needle.
After Instagram hired Kevin Weil away from Twitter to be head of product, its user growth accelerated.
Mark Zuckerberg traveled a mile underground to a former gold mine that's now a physics research center to highlight benefits of 'knowledge economies.'
Less than four years after Snap's Evan Spiegel spurned Mark Zuckerberg's buyout offer, the Facebook CEO is having the last laugh.
The man who ran a Reagan-era program that helped the U.S. leapfrog the Soviet Union on missile defense wants Trump to mimic its success.
Lyft is getting drivers behind the wheel faster by opening more driver-orientation centers.
A day after getting hit with a record fine by the EU, Google was on the wrong end of a sweeping order from Canada's Supreme Court.
Google's experimental research unit, Area 120, says it's built a prototype of a virtual-reality advertisement.