Much has been said and written recently about how to jump-start small businesses in the US, but the wildly popular e-commerce site Groupon seems to doing just that while giving consumers exactly what they want—discounts.
Today Google trades at 21 times trailing earnings, about where the broader market lies. But isn’t this company worth more, pound for pound, than the typical S&P old-guarder?
Of all the data businesses long to collect about you, one of the most precious is where you are. The closer you get to a store, the more likely you’ll actually open your wallet. That makes location-based services a potential multi-billion-dollar opportunity.
India's security agencies are testing ways to access corporate email on Blackberry devices by obtaining encrypted data in a readable format, a government source said on Thursday.
The political consensus is forming in Washington around greater regulation of online advertising to protect consumer privacy. The twin goals are more consumer awareness of behavioral tracking and more “user friendly” out-out standards.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
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There are those precious few who provide educated predictions so historic that they warrant the highest level of attention. Watch and listen to our special guest Kyle Bass, Managing Partner at Hayman.
There was a time not that long ago that the BlackBerry was part of the image of the Alpha Male. No longer.
Not all tech is created equally, but for most of tech this one point often gets lost in the translation. Beyond the hype, it's really just another cyclical industry, just with some cycles longer than others.
The Android App Inventor from Google is intended to help nontechnical types create their own apps. CNBC Contributor David Pogue wants to know if it lives up to the hype.
Mixed signals about the economy from customers have hurt sales for Cisco Systems, CEO and Chairman John Chambers told CNBC Thursday.
Netflix set up a battle for broadband control of pay-per-view and the new world that we are just approaching. The deal gives Viacom approximately $1 billion dollars in licensing fees over five years—roughly $200 million a year.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
Since Hewlett-Packard's CEO Mark Hurd stepped down Friday, speculation has whirled about on everything from how the company will fare without him, how many millions he'll reap in severance and other perks and the exact details leading to his departure, after HP said he had falsified expense reports to conceal a relationship with a female contractor, who accused him of sexual harassment.
It’s impossible to imagine a work environment that doesn’t include smartphones or portable computers. But the same features that let us keep up with work demands outside of work are threatening to become the Trojan horses of the mobile device world.
The current troubles at Hewlett-Packard, which have caused the stock price to fall, present a good opportunity for investors, an analyst told CNBC Monday.
Hewlett-Packard's former CEO Mark Hurd is walking away with severance and other grants worth an estimated $34.5 million—a number that could rise to more than $40 million, according to compensation experts.
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