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Salesforce hires chief ethical and humane use officer following Benioff's criticism of Facebook

As Google and Facebook reckon with a barrage of privacy issues and technology workers start demanding more transparency from their employers, Salesforce has just announced the hire of its first chief ethical and human use officer. Salesforce said on Monday…

Apple falls after Chinese court bans sale of most iPhones

Apple was down about 2 percent Monday morning after a Chinese court banned the import and sale of most iPhone models in the country as part of an injunction. Qualcomm requested the injunction for alleged patent violation and announced the…

Apple and Alphabet erase their gains for the year

Two of the biggest tech companies erased their gains for the year at Friday’s close. Apple and Google parent company Alphabet are now both down less than a percent year to date. The reversal comes on a day where the…

Software company Okta shares surge on better-than-expected quarterly results and optimistic guidance

Okta shares surged 14 percent on Thursday after the cloud software company reported a narrower loss than analysts’ expected and raised its revenue guidance for the year. The stock rose $8.57 to $69.22 as of mid-day, bringing its gains for…

Lance Armstrong says his investment in Uber 'saved our family'

After Lance Armstrong’s fall from grace cost him millions of dollars in lost endorsements and lawsuit settlements, one thing kept him on his feet: his investment in Uber. “It’s saved our family,” Armstrong told CNBC’s Andrew Sorkin in an interview…

Amazon is now in the running in a three-way race to become the world's most valuable public company

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are in a tight race for the title of world’s most valuable company. The three have tossed around the title over the past few trading days, each closing with a market cap over $860 billion. Microsoft…