NEW YORK— When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself— until I remembered I've been carrying an iPod almost every day, mostly for my runs. There are times a stand-alone device such as an iPod works better than a jack-of-all-trades like a...» Read More
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Some of Facebook’s biggest backers are hoping that cutting-edge technology can change politics the way Facebook changed the way people interact.
Psy, a portly 34-year-old rapper with a penchant for silly dances, brought central Seoul to a standstill last week as he gave a free concert for 80,000 adoring fans, including two renditions of his global hit “Gangnam Style.” The FT reports.
The annual Advertising Week conference is underway in New York and the big question this year is where are ad revenues growing and who's cashing in on that growth?
There’s no question Twitter is at a turning point, which makes this a perfect time to sit down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo for an interview. We’re asking viewers to weigh in on what we should ask him. What would you #AskTwitter?
The overwhelming number of content providers in media and technology makes strategic partnerships an attractive option — without the need for fierce battles with the competition, CC Media CEO Bob Pittman told CNBC’s “Power Lunch.”
Bob Pittman, CEO at CC Media Holdings, offers his take on what's happening in the social media space.
At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear. The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.
Twitter is rolling out a new look across the web and new mobile apps — offering a consistent, more personalized and photo-heavy experience — one that’s consistent no matter where people are using the service.
You can officially stop obsessing over the summer's most annoying lyrics: "Here's my number ... so call me, maybe." Why? Well, the new fixation is on “Heyyy! Sexy Laaady! Oppan Gangnam style! Gangnam style!”
The Internet space has gotten so big that there's not much of an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get in, Yammer CEO David Sacks told CNBC Wednesday. But there's one area he sees as a real opportunity.
Nintendo is hoping a new touch-screen controller and easy access to TV content will capture the attention of gamers and revive the languishing game market.
What’s your "bacon number?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from a certain celebrity Bacon!
In an interview at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco, I asked Matt Cohler — a former Facebook employee and current advisor to Mark Zuckerberg — what he thought about the stock's dramatic decline since the IPO.
The infectious horse-riding move combines shuffle dancing with the posture of horseback riding, all set to “Gangnam Style,” a song recorded in July by Korean pop singer Park Jae Sang, known by his stage name PSY. And if you’ve heard the song, it's hard to forget its wackiness and catchy lyrics.
We polled a number of top analysts about what they wanted to hear from Zuckerberg and there was certainly consensus: they want to hear him say he cares about the company's stock.
The ad market screeched and skidded in the second quarter — U.S. ad spending grew just .9 percent from April to June compared to a year earlier.
A duo of reports out Thursday said Facebook's ads are working, but mobile still has a ways to go. A survey from Capstone Investments, finds Facebook ads are generating improving return on investment for advertisers "that could lead to increased spend on the platform."
Bad news for traditional gamers: 5 percent fewer people are playing games than a year ago, according to a new report from the NPD Group.
Mark Zuckerberg has no intention of selling any of his Facebook shares when a lockup expires in late October, according to a filing with the SEC.