Ian Rogers, part of a team acquired last year, is leaving Apple to take a job at an unidentified company in Europe. Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats last year was driven in large part by the iPhone maker's desire to draw upon the musical chops of Rogers, longtime recording executive Jimmy Iovine and hip hop artist Dr. Apple Inc. says 11 million people have...» Read More
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.
Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino talks about how the all-important summer season is wrapping up and how the company is managing its growth.
Pandora Media should see continued growth in its mobile revenues as marketers spend more on mobile ads, the company’s CEO Joseph Kennedy told CNBC’s "Closing Bell."
As Wall Street watches Facebook's stock continue to plummet, it's not just impacting investors, it's also casting a long shadow across venture-backed startups.
This summer’s pop hit, the cheerfully flirty “Call Me Maybe,” shows how the music industry has been upended by social media, the New York Times reports.
Media companies are wary of giving too much control to Apple — look at the disaster that befell the music industry when Steve Jobs controlled all transactions. So we can expect media companies to drive a hard bargain with Apple, to prevent it from securing a monopoly on video on demand, and to protect their lucrative relationship with cable carriers.
Jay-Z’s contributions to the Brooklyn Nets have been wildly disproportionate to his one-fifteenth ownership stake in the NBA team. And so are his expected earnings.
Facebook's Vice President of Marketing Carolyn Everson spoke with CNBC, looking to get out the word about the company’s strong relationship with the nation’s largest advertisers and its efforts to grow their return on investment.
Groupon is joining the ranks of the companies blaming Europe for its shortfalls. But with the stock falling as much as 20 percent after-hours, what investors are focused on is the company’s slowing growth.