Assistant Producer, CNBC.com
Mergers and Acquisitions
A news report, citing sources close to the talks, said execs at the two firms had met several weeks ago and had spent several hours looking at whether a strategic combination might make sense.
Federal agents investigating claims of copyright infringement raided a Chinese hoverboard stand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The European Court of Justice ruled the virtual currency can be treated in the same way as traditional money.
The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.
Experts are concerned that new industry technology could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.
As Apple continues to investigate its own high-profile hack, CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter to customers assuring their private data is safe.
High-end mobile phone company Vertu's new smartphone comes with a 24-hour global concierge service.
Wearable tech, especially smart bands and watches, are set to see a growth of 350 percent in 2014.