Unnamed sources say the businessman will have a 6 percent stake and that he's urging the computer maker not to go forward with the buyout proposed by Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake.
The network's David Faber, citing sources, says the Redmond, Wash., software giant is in talks with Silver Lake to help take Dell private.
Deal will promote the business news channel's stories across Yahoo's network, while giving the Web pioneer's reporters greater exposure on CNBC's broadcast platform.
Sony brings its forthcoming S1 and S2 tablets to the CNBC morning show.
Alliance will populate the professional networking site with content from the business news channel and will add LinkedIn's social-networking capabilities to CNBC.com.
When Comedy Central's fake-news pundits pulled out all the stops against the cable news show, traffic and Web video views hit yearly highs.
Apple's policy of banning laptops from overflow rooms at its annual meeting is definitely paranoid, but should come as no surprise to veteran company followers.
Dan Lyons, Newsweek columnist and former Fake Steve Jobs blogger, goes on a rant about the network's handling of reports on the Apple CEO's health.
Business channel is adding its name to the list of those expecting Apple to unveil an ultraportable notebook at Macworld in January.
In a taped appearance on the cable news outlet, Google's CEO makes it clear he isn't keen on Microsoft acquiring Yahoo.