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  • Twitter Redesign Gets Personal, 'Like' Facebook Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 10:41 AM ET
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    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.

  • PSY's,  "Gangnam Style"

    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!”

  • This Is the Real Opportunity in Tech: Yammer CEO Friday, 14 Sep 2012 | 6:37 AM ET
    Yammer

    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’s New Wii U Tackles TV Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 3:41 PM ET
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    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?’ Just Ask Google Thursday, 13 Sep 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
    Kevin Bacon in Footloose

    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!

  • Facebook Fundamentals Are Strong: FB Adviser Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
    Facebook on iPad

    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.

  • 'Hey! Sexy Lady!': 'Gangnam Style' Artist Hits the US Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 2:15 PM ET
    PSY's,  "Gangnam Style"

    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.

  • What Wall Street Wants From Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 10:26 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    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.

  • Ad Growth Slows Dramatically in Second Quarter Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
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    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.

  • Facebook vs. Twitter, Who Has Edge in Mobile Ad Wars? Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 | 2:21 PM ET
    Facebook's Sponsored Ads

    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."

  • Fewer People Are Now Playing Videogames: Report Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 5:11 PM ET
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    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.

  • Zuckerberg Won't Sell Facebook Shares for a Year Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 6:12 PM ET
    Facebook

    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.

  • Summer Concert Season Booming: Live Nation CEO Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
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    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 Well Positioned for Mobile Growth: CEO Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    Pandora

    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."

  • Facebook's Fallen Stock, a Cautionary Tale for Startups Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:31 AM ET
    Facebook

    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.

  • The New Rise of a Summer Hit: Tweet It Maybe Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:00 AM ET
    "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen

    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.

  • Cable & Content Companies Can't Be Disrupted by Apple Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 11:13 AM ET
    Apple TV

    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

    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 Promotes Ad Efforts Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 5:49 PM ET
    Facebook

    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 Blames Europe as Stock Plummets Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:11 PM ET
    Groupon

    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.