This time last year, bitcoin was cruising to $20,000. Fast forward 12 months, and bitcoin is trading around $3,300 while other cryptocurrencies have reversed course, weighing heavily on investor confidence and the industry.
Diego Piacentini, one of the most senior executives at Amazon who had previously led its international business, has left the company, adding to a string of executive departures over the past year.
Apple Music is now supported by the Amazon Echo. Here's how to set Apple Music up so you can ask Alexa to play tunes from your device.
Google only gives Gmail users 15 gigabytes of free storage. Here's how to delete the thousands of emails cluttering your inbox.
Former senior director of global sales and marketing, Dan Kim, left the electric automaker last month. His duties are being handled by other people on his team, according to a person familiar with the matter.
It would be quite a milestone for autonomous driving, and a potential comeback for Anthony Levandowski, who was the center of a legal battle between Alphabet's Waymo and Uber.
You can now see the most recent tweets on Twitter first, instead of seeing the most popular. Here's how.
Amazon's growth has rewarded investors with massive stock gains. But from Amazon's early competition with Barnes & Noble to weathering the dot-com bubble, it has faced plenty of challenges.
It's not too late to shop for a gift this holiday season. Here's how to find the perfect last-minute gift on Amazon.
Here are pros and cons to smart speakers including the Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod.
SpaceX will now attempt to launch its first mission for the Air Force on Wednesday.
Amazon has big plans in the health-care sector, and here's where it could go next.
SpaceX is raising a $500 million round of fundraising, according to the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
Charter Communications was accused of failing to deliver on its claims of speedy internet service.
Alfonso Ribeiro, known for his role as Carlton in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, is suing videogame producers Epic Games and Take-Two Interactive.
The companies expect to close the acquisition in the third quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2019.
Blippar said "all employees will be let go" as part of the administration process. It once said it was valued at $1.5 billion by investors.
Next year is supposed to be a blockbuster year for tech IPOs, but investors have reason to be concerned given how 2018's debuts are trading.
Sandberg's comments come on the same day the NAACP is launching a boycott of the service, and amid growing calls to clean up the platform.
Blue Origin will attempt the 10th launch of its New Shepard rocket on Tuesday, in a mission which will send nine NASA research and development experiments into space.
T-Mobile US and Sprint have won backing for their $26 billion merger from two national security reviews on Monday, clearing key hurdles in their tie-up bid.
Indian ride-hailing firm Ola will invest $100 million in Vogo, a domestic scooter sharing start-up, the two companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
They say revenge is a dish best served cold. But for YouTube star Mark Rober, it's far better smart, stinky and covered in glitter.
Qualcomm said it believes Apple remains in violation of a Chinese court's orders to stop selling iPhones despite a software update that Apple pushed on Monday.
A new report from the World Economic Forum found that the U.S. has the largest AI workforce, but also one of the largest AI gender gaps.
The media executive resigned from his role at the company in September after a dozen women came forward alleging sexual misconduct. Moonves has denied the accusations.
Twitter said Monday that its support form exposed information like phone number country codes to IP addresses in China and Saudi Arabia.
Oracle stock rose as it beat expectations for earnings and revenue in its second quarter.
The deal could help medical distribution giant McKesson get a leg up in blockchain services.
Instagram could continue to be used by Russian trolls, researchers warn.
The world's largest cryptocurrency rallied as much as 11 percent to start the week, topping $3,400.
Following protests and Congressional queries, Google has effectively shelved its Dragonfly project to build a censored search engine in China, according to a new report by the Intercept, which first broke news of the project.
When reporters began to uncover evidence of Russian disinformation efforts, the trolls kept trolling, according to researchers who wrote two new reports prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The same tools that made Facebook effective for marketers enabled abuse by Russians.
Robinhood's attempt to launch a disruptive product offers some lessons for fintechs trying to break into a highly regulated industry.
Tech companies such as Facebook and Google did the "bare minimum" to comply with requests for data on Russian misinformation campaigns.
Facebook and Twitter first disclosed Russian-bought ads last fall, revealing posts paid for in rubles and ratcheting up the number of users who saw the advertisements in the months that followed.
A report compiled on influence operations in the 2016 elections points to a wholesale effort to inflame sentiments on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, with some campaigns dating back to 2009.
Apple shares are still in free fall, but one technician is calling the bottom.
London's Metropolitan Police will trial facial recognition technology this week to detect people wanted by the courts.
High-momentum FANG stocks have been hammered for months. If the market continues to pull back, one of those names could be setting up for an even bigger fall, says Todd Gordon, founder of TradingAnalysis.com.
ABB Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer said his Swiss engineering group will now focus squarely on digital industries after selling an 80 percent stake in its power grids business to Japanese firm Hitachi on Monday.
The lead attorney for the group of Apple device assemblers seeking at least $9 billion in damages from Qualcomm said the contract manufacturers are not in settlement talks with the mobile chip supplier and are "gearing up and heading toward the trial" in April.
Google will invest $1 billion in a new campus in New York City, the company announced on Monday.
ABB is in talks with Japan's Hitachi about the Swiss engineering group's power grid business, which it may sell to focus on more profitable divisions.
Stocks in Hong Kong have had a rough year and the outlook for 2019 remains largely bearish, analysts and investors say.
Dreamscape Immersive -- backed by Hollywood's biggest players including IMAX, AMC, Fox and Warner Bros. -- is opening up its first permanent location this weekend in one of Los Angeles' biggest malls,
Colin Kroll, the co-creator of Vine and HQ Trivia, has died of a suspected drug overdose in New York City, according to reports.
As Pichai dodged questions in front of Congress last week, the spectacle felt emblematic of his and the company's tough year.
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Rocket Lab is set to launch its third rocket this year, the company's first mission for NASA.
One of the latest men to get ensnared in the #MeToo movement is an economics professor at Harvard.
As an updated 2019 version of the Prius gets ready to roll into U.S. showrooms, Toyota is facing a difficult situation. Sales of the Prius have been tumbling for several years and were down 23.2 percent for the first 11 months of 2018.
On your next flight, your face could be your ticket – with no need to take out a passport, driver's license or even so much as a boarding pass.
Sony thought up a novel way to draw interest in a major new movie.
CBD and marijuana companies can't buy ads from Facebook and Google, but that doesn't mean they can't run effective marketing campaigns. They're turning to storytelling, event sponsorships and connecting with relevant content.
In a blog post released Friday, Robinhood's founders acknowledged that its new plan, which aimed to offer no-fee checking and savings accounts with no minimums, ATM fees, penalty charges or foreign transaction fees, "may have caused some confusion."
CNBC went to the U.S.-Mexico border to learn about electronic surveillance systems being tested to stop immigrants from entering illegally.
Jim Cramer explains why he thinks Adobe and Costco are ripe for a rebound.
"I think, to me, anything that happens between now and year-end is a lot more about positioning than macro development," Fundstrat's Tom Lee says.
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Amazon looked at buying Confer, a start-up developing at-home health tests prior to its acquisition of PillPack.
Thoma Bravo has approached TPG to buy its stake in McAfee
"Texas is the Alabama when it comes to recruiting in college football. We get to pick the 5-star recruit companies that are coming to the Lone Star State," Abbott says.
TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Amazon and Google have seen the success of Apple's AirPods and will launch competitors next year.
Many executives working in China have been expressing calm in public, while making plans to leave the country or halt travel.
UBS says Robinhood's new accounts with an eye-popping interest rate are "skirting very close to actual banking and therefore could draw regulatory scrutiny."
Notwithstanding the recent Marketo acquisition, Adobe's fourth-quarter earnings report surpassed analysts' estimates.
Instagram is developing a feature that will show brands which of their products users are bookmarking for future purchase.
SIPC President and CEO Stephen Harbeck tells CNBC he has serious concerns about the plan, and contacted the Securities and Exchange Commission's trading and markets division about it.
"There are obviously still concerns about the safety of their products or the extent to which their products could be used to compromise American security in any way or even individual security," Lieberman told Politico in an interview.
Facebook says a photo API bug exposed photos that users hadn't yet shared to third-party developers.
Indian shoppers will now be able search for deals on a variety of products from numerous retailers using Google Shopping.
Many people have accepted the narrative that artificial intelligence is an inevitable reality of the future without questioning whether the technology should be built in the first place.
Google representatives will meet with New Zealand's Justice Minister Andrew Little on Tuesday.
The electric car maker assembles all of its cars in the United States but is aggressively pursuing a plan to build a factory in Shanghai for the China market.
Bessemer made an early bet on Twilio, and it opted to hold onto the shares long after the IPO.
The sheer volume of products Apple makes requires an incredibly complex and far-reaching supply chain. Here's what is inside an iPhone.
While stronger technology spending and a spell of innovation at Cisco have boosted the stock to post-recession highs, shares now look a little expensive, according to Normura Instinet.
Wedbush Securities began coverage of Tesla shares on Friday with an outperform rating.
Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities says demand for iPhones is falling way short.
Apple, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of Qualcomm patents, said on Friday it will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues.
China's government plans to make the country the world superpower in artificial intelligence by 2030. Some experts say it already is.
Jim Cramer tells investors not to wait around for a bounce in the oil and bank stocks when there are more profitable near-term plays.
Jim Cramer speaks with Adobe Chairman and CEO Shantanu Narayen about his company's recent acquisitions after earnings.
Billionaire Richard Branson sees Elon Musk as a "young version" of himself.
The best-known bitcoin bull on Wall Street is getting tired of forecasting short-term prices.
Billionaire founder Richard Branson tempered his expectation for when his first flight to the edge of space will happen, hours after his space tourism company Virgin Galactic launched its first commercial astronauts on Thursday.
Apple's subscription services strategy will work because it is not dependent on new unit sales, Macquarie Group analyst Ben Schachter says.
Starbucks announced Thursday it is partnering with Uber Eats to deliver its coffee to customers.
"The way we all work is going to change," serial entrepreneur Richard Branson says.
For the first time, YouTube listed the number of channels it removed in its latest enforcement report: 1.67 million.
Tesla head of digital product, Parag Vaish, resigned from the electric vehicle maker, and will be joining Google's in-house incubator, Area 120 as a founder in residence.
Nielsen has pushed buyers away since hedge fund Elliott Management disclosed a stake in the company in August. That will change in January now that Nielsen has a new CEO, sources say.
In what appears to be a sting operation, at least 20 booksellers were suspended from Amazon after sending allegedly counterfeit textbooks to a mysterious buyer in Seattle.
"We're now seeing price targets that are above" $420, the "Mad Money" host says.
Meghan Shue, senior investment strategist with Wilmington Trust and CNBC contributor, says the market is all wrong about tech – but not in the way you may think.
YouTube's 2018 "Rewind," a mashup of the biggest trends on the site this year, has become its most disliked video ever.
Virgin Galactic completed its longest rocket-powered flight ever on Thursday, taking a step ahead in the nascent business of space tourism.
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Apple had been pointing to expansion efforts for several months, but the company was determined to keep competition and hype out of it.
Popular online stock-trading platform Robinhood is offering checkings and savings accounts that pay 3% interest on a daily basis.
It's time to add Nvidia to the Christmas shopping list as semiconductor stocks start to carve out a price floor after a steep sell-off, Citigroup told clients Thursday.
Engineers at the University of Washington have created a sensor small enough to ride aboard a bumblebee. It can monitor temperature, humidity and crop health for seven hours at a stretch.
Yet another Wall Street analyst has cut expectations for Apple as Piper Jaffray joined the growing chorus of brokerages to readjust iPhone expectations.
Shares of electric car maker Tesla could jump sharply in the next year as the company starts making money more consistently, according to an analyst at Baird.
Intel and esports company ESL have extended a long-standing partnership, signing a three-year, $100 million deal designed to boost the profile of electronic sports worldwide.
General Electric announced plans Thursday spin off its GE Digital business and establish an independent Internet of Things company, built around several GE Digital technologies.
Ghanaian lawmakers have approved the deployment of drones to deliver medical supplies around the country, partnering with U.S. firm Zipline in a $12 million deal.
The Obama administration struck a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2015, agreeing that neither country would steal personal information of the other's citizens.
Apple will invest $1 billion in a new campus in Austin, Texas, the company announced on Thursday.
Multinational firms like Adobe, Microsoft, SAP and Cisco are leading the way when it comes to attracting India's top tech talents.
Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank will be replacing hardware from Huawei Technologies in its 4G telecommunications network infrastructure in the next few years, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday.
There's a growing cottage industry of dealers who acquire discarded items at very low prices, only to resell some of them back on Amazon and eBay at a premium.
"I understand that that may be hard for some people to believe," Munster concedes, "but, ultimately, I think that that's the trajectory that this company is on."
U.K. financial technology firm Revolut secured a big victory on Thursday in its quest to shake up traditional banking in Europe.
Jim Cramer dials into digital media's role in attracting customers and the future of Facebook.
Jim Cramer gets cautiously bullish on the stock of Facebook as retailers continue to advertise on its Instagram platform and the company boosts its buyback.
Jim Cramer sits down with FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia to discuss how the global rules of engagement in cyberspace have eroded in recent years.
"We might look back and say it's a missed opportunity if we didn't take it" on Amazon, says Fairlead Strategies' Katie Stockton.
"I don't think it's worth providing $3 billion and setting a precedent" for other companies to pick the city's pockets, state Sen. Michael Gianaris says.
The China-based streaming app priced its IPO at the NYSE at $13, the low end of the range, opened on Wednesday at $14.10 and pretty much stayed there all day, closing at $14.
Ads and websites promising free trials have become pervasive but according to a new report from the Better Business Bureau, some free trials are schemes hurting consumers.
All of the tech and telecom stocks valued over $100 billion saw a pop Wednesday, except for one: Verizon.
Morgan Stanley hosted its first "Space Summit" in New York City on Tuesday, as the firm is telling clients to pay attention to space companies.
The hires could help Apple win over doctors and suggest it will build applications that can help people with serious medical problems.
New York City council members questions Amazon executives and the head of New York City's Economic Development Corporation about why the government granted Amazon nearly $3 billion in incentives to build on Long Island City.
The company first listed its shares on public exchanges on Dec. 12, 1980, at $22 a share.
Gillian Brockell, a Washington Post opinion video editor, wrote an open letter addressed to "Tech Companies" asking them to change their ad targeting practices after she continued to be served motherhood ads after having a stillbirth.
A report from the New York Times recently revealed that it can be pretty easy to identify someone using location data collected by apps on our phones. Here's how to stop apps on your iPhone or Android phone from tracking you all the time.
The highly anticipated initial public offering comes amid heightened tensions between the Chinese and U.S. governments.
Bush stepped down from the Athenahealth in June after allegations emerged that he attacked his then-wife 13 years ago. Atheneahealth had been locked in a fight with activist investor Elliott Management for more than a year.
Sacca's plans come during a seismic shift in how political movements and causes are funded and organized, largely through online entities.
ZeniMax sued Facebook-owned Oculus saying it stole code and secrets to develop virtual reality products. A jury found Facebook guilty, and awarded ZeniMax $500 million. The two parties decided to settle the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.
Three seemingly unrelated news stories are getting lumped together under Trump's ongoing trade negotiations with China. What happens next with any of them could have significant implications for that deal, markets or both.
Car rental company Hertz has launched an airport lane that replaces ID checks with facial recognition and fingerprint scans.
An ordinance that would add new regulations for short-term rental housing on Airbnb and other sharing platforms was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council but the company insisted a more comprehensive policy was a better approach.
Hackers infiltrated dozens of companies around the world with advanced malicious software that extracted information from their systems, according to McAfee.
Morgan Stanley downgrades shares of Verizon to equal weight from overweight, saying the stock has hit the firm's $58 price target and is "already priced at a premium."
A once niche side job is now becoming a lucrative full-time job opportunity as companies look to fill numerous empty cybersecurity positions.
The European Union has a vested interest in promoting technology exchanges with China, but any transfers should be regulated, said the trade bloc's ambassador on Wednesday.
Facebook is looking into a bomb threat at its headquarters campus in Menlo Park, a company spokesman said in an emailed statement to Reuters.
A cyberattack on the Marriott hotel chain was part of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department's case against a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies if it would serve national security interests or help close a trade deal with China.
"That is going to be in this industry's greatest interest because the U.S. policy environment still has the most influence on other policy environments around the whole world," he said.
Meng must surrender her passports, wear a GPS tracking device, and be accompanied by security detail whenever she leaves her residence.
Omron Healthcare, maker of blood pressure monitors, now integrates with Amazon Alexa to help people manage their hypertension and other chronic ailments.
Verizon's deals for Yahoo and AOL haven't worked out well, but AT&T M&A failures might be worse.
Tesla's legal battle with ex-employee Martin Tripp is turning even more acrimonious. The electric vehicle maker is now seeking $167 million in damages from the former process engineer, Nevada case filings reveal.
A person dressed as the mustachioed character from the game Monopoly sat a few rows behind Google CEO Sundar Pichai during his hearing Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee.
In cities with multiple Amazon fulfillment centers, job creation was "well above the national average." The e-commerce giant has been "both a net job creator and a catalyst for stronger job growth," Morgan Stanley found.
Additionally, the administration plans to disclose classified information about breaches of U.S. networks and sanction some of the people deemed responsible, according to The Washington Post's report.
Satellite analytics company Spire Global is the first in the world to partner with the European Union's Galileo constellation to gather advanced weather data, the company told CNBC exclusively on Tuesday.
Voyager 2 will use onboard instruments to collect data on the nature of interstellar space.
Retailers all across the U.S. — Target, Home Depot, Kohl's and others — are finally giving consumers more options to bypass the stress of standing in line or wandering aisles endlessly in search of something. And they're getting better at it.
Verizon says the media segment is less valuable than previously thought, and has adjusted financial projections as a result.
Cowen's internet analyst said Amazon is his best idea for 2019 as he sees multiple drivers that will generate solid revenue and margin growth in the coming years.
Lawmakers will likely pepper Google CEO Sundar Pichai with a broad range of questions on bias, user privacy and its plans in China when he testifies in front of the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning.
Fintech company Plaid announced its latest $250 million funding round led by venture capital veteran Mary Meeker, who is also joining Plaid's board.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission published a report on Monday based on its investigation into the influence of U.S. tech giants.
Uber is seeking to partner with London's transport authority to incorporate Tube and bus timetables into its app, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Businesses would have a harder time collecting, storing and transferring data across the U.S., China and Europe, according to Control Risks.
Jim Cramer reveals a play that could be worth considering despite the recent volatility.
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Jim Cramer argues that the market's lack of conviction is perfectly captured by the movements in shares of Apple.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai amps up the company's patriotism in his prepared remarks ahead of Tuesday's congressional hearing.
Satellite startup ICEYE is riding a wave of success this year and its ICEYE-X2 satellite is no different. The company gave CNBC a look at the satellite's first image on Monday.
The U.S. government has rarely had a chance to make any cyber theft or money-laundering allegations in court against a Chinese executive, particularly an official with the stature of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Losing the case could cost credibility.
The ban of some iPhone models, announced earlier Monday, follows a request for injunction by Qualcomm.
Salesforce said it hired Paula Goldman as its first chief ethical and humane use officer to put together a strategy for how technology is used inside the company. The announcement comes during a tense time for the tech industry.
More Americans get news from social networks than from newspapers, according to a Pew Research Center survey of more than 3,000 respondents conducted over the summer.
Google is shutting down its Plus social network in April 2019, instead of August as originally planned, because of a new security bug.
Amazon's Alexa voice assistant has a bunch of new features but one of the most compelling is an option that lets you ask Alexa to read you your new emails. You can even respond by voice. Here's how to set up Alexa to read your email.
A Chinese court ordered a ban on most iPhone sales in the country as part of two preliminary injunctions. Qualcomm sought the injunctions, alleging Apple violated two of its patents. Apple denies any patent violation.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says he's baffled over why Tesla CEO Elon Musk would continue to antagonize government regulators.
Verizon first announced the restructuring earlier this fall as part of a larger effort to trim workforce ahead of a push into 5G network service.
Revelations of tracking by smaller apps that haven't yet landed under public scrutiny could usher in sweeping changes in the data and advertising industries.
GoPro says it will move production of U.S.-bound cameras out of China. It did not say where those cameras will be manufactured though.
A court decision in China affects iPhone sales there, but Apple is already disputing the scope of the ban
Facebook is Deutsche Bank's top pick among large internet stocks, with an "extremely attractive" valuation and a bevy of potential, the firm said Monday.
A new survey published Monday found Uber is the most popular ride-hailing app with 60 percent of market share, compared to Lyft's 23 percent. But Lyft ranked higher for driver friendliness and brand image.
Citi lays out a new bear case for how low Apple stock could go.
HSBC and Standard Chartered may have been used to facilitate allegedly illicit transactions with Iran from Chinese technology giant Huawei, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Zopa Chief Executive Jaidev Janardana said the fintech firm would look into how to go about raising the extra capital "early next year."
Advertisers in India who want to run political ads on Facebook will need to confirm their identity and location to prevent abuse of the system ahead of the 2019 general elections, the social networking site said.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou faces U.S. accusations that she misled multinational banks about Huawei's control of a company operating in Iran.
In a wide-ranging interview on 60 Minutes, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he would consider buying some of the plants that General Motors plans to wind down.
Wondering what to get that techie in your life who has everything? CNBC's Andrew Evers gives us his top picks for gifts that will surely surprise and impress this holiday.
Mack Hogan tested a Mercedes CLS 450, a redesigned four-door coupe that puts luxury first. He says it drives great, turns heads and even has added niceities like a built-in perfume system. Here's his review of the 2019 Mercedes CLS 450.
Medical record errors are extremely common and can be life-threatening. For 20-year-old patient Morgan Gleason, it took many hours to fix a glaring mistake.
Google just released its plans for a massive development in its home city of Mountain View, California.
No company wants their proposed deal to become a political football in the 2020 presidential campaign. Plus, it will take some time for capital markets to digest megadeals like AT&T-Time Warner and Disney Fox.
You don't have to say Alexa to wake up your Amazon Echo. Here's how to change Alexa's name to something else, like computer or Amazon.
Barring a last-minute hitch, Ford Motor and Volkswagen plan to announce a far-reaching alliance shortly after the new year, one that will cover a wide swath of territory and a broad range of technologies, new and old.