SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 10- Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist and Facebook Inc board director, apologized on Wednesday for tweets that condemned the Indian government for banning the social media company's free Internet service. India introduced rules on Monday preventing Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for...» Read More
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Discussing the players in the video streaming space, with Jason Lynch, AdWeek TV writer.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports YouTube is facing off with T-Mobile on the way the mobile carrier is handling video service traffic.
IHS has listed key themes that are likely to dominate the tech landscape in 2016 including flexible displays, wireless earbuds, and connected homes.
ABUJA, Dec 23- South African mobile phone operator MTN will have to pay a $3.9 billion fine imposed by Nigeria for failing to disconnect users with unregistered SIM cards by Dec. 31, a source in the Nigerian telecommunications regulator said on Wednesday. Nigeria's telecoms regulator had cut the fine from an initial $5.2 billion after weeks of lobbying by...
*Recovery in oil prices boosts Sasol. A recovery in oil prices from 11- year lows as investors unwounded some of their bearish bets on the battered commodity also helped boost stocks such as petrochemicals company Sasol, which rose by 2.61 percent to 393 rand. Other gainers included Africa's largest mobile operator MTN, which gained 4.53 percent to 141.16 rand,...
CloudFlare CEO and Co-founder Matthew Prince discusses an Internet update that could cut off access for millions of older devices.
Blackberry CEO John Chen discusses the company's latest earnings beat and BlackBerry's evolving strategy in devices and security.
The decision, which came after a two-week trial, could have a broader impact on how Internet companies conduct their business as BMG pursued an unusual strategy of taking on an Internet service provider instead of the alleged copyright infringers themselves. BMG sued privately held Cox in November 2014, claiming the company was liable for infringement...
*Bids total 119 bln baht vs 80.8 bln baht in 1st auction. BANGKOK, Dec 17- Thailand's telecoms regulator extended an auction for two 4 G mobile broadband network licences for a third day on Thursday amid fierce competition which has raised the overall bidding to $3.3 billion, beating the total price paid for a previously awarded set of licences.
A Brazilian court ordered phone providers to block access to the messaging service for 48 hours.
Australian banks stocks enjoyed an oversold bounce after the Fed hike, but are likely to remain in a range-bound trade for the next 12 months, says Gary Burton, market technical analyst at FP Markets.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 16- A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered telecommunications providers to block all access to the WhatsApp phone-messaging application for 48 hours throughout Brazil, Latin America's largest country, the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper said in an online report on Wednesday. Brazilian phone companies have sought and failed to get the...
Daniel Gleeson, mobile & telecom analyst at IHS Technology, discusses Xiaomi's global expansion plans.
Verizon plans to test so-called sponsored data, the equivalent of toll-free calling for the Internet age. Re/code reports.
Millions of North Koreans are now using mobile phones, and not just to make phone calls.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, Dec 8- Yahoo Inc is weighing a sale of its core Internet business and will not sell its stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, CNBC reported, with an announcement as soon Wednesday. Yahoo could not immediately be reached for comment. Yahoo is also considering what to do with its stake in Yahoo Japan, according to the CNBC...
Dec 8- Wireless venture LightSquared LP said it reached a settlement on Tuesday with Deere& Co over spectrum use that will provide support for the company as it emerges from bankruptcy. The company was planning to build a nationwide wireless network when the FCC proposed to suspend indefinitely its terrestrial spectrum authorizations, pushing it into...
Breyer Capital CEO James Breyer discusses investing in media and the opportunities new players present in an exclusive CNBC interview.
Breyer Capital CEO James Breyer warns that the odds are in the favor of seeing a 50 percent correction in the late-stage private market.