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BEIJING, CHINA:  Jack Ma, Chief Executive of alibaba.com, one of china's biggest internet companies whom Yahoo paid USD 1 billion for a 40 percent stake in earlier this year, speaks at a press conference in Beijing 09 November 2005.  Ma annouced the launch of a Yahoo search engine in Chinese to compete with baidu.com, the biggest internet search engine in Chinese. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS  (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With the Chinese e-commerce giant, along with the Japanese telecom company SoftBank emerging as big winners in Alibaba's IPO, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

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The 404 Show 1,554: iPhone 6 launch madness, surviving the lines, Deadpool movie happening

Today Bridget Carey tells us how she survived the iPhone 6 launch chaos that unraveled at the flagship Apple Store in New York. After we close the book on the iPhone we'll discuss the news that the Deadpool movie has been green lit!

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Tech Retrospect: iPhones ahoy, new Kindles too

There are some new iPhones on the streets today, and Amazon has announced a flotilla of new devices. That, plus the latest multibillion-dollar acquisition in our overview of the week in tech news.

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iPhone 6 launch mania: Bigger phones, bigger lines

The now-annual iPhone launch spectacle seemed different this time around. At Manhattan's marquee Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, a line that stretched several blocks degenerated into a chaotic crowd. But the chaos didn't consist of super fans. Most in line planned to resell it.

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JANUARY 30:  A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Google reported a 17 percent rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google's YouTube investing in its own stars

As competition in online video heats up, Google's video service wants to make sure its most popular performers stay put.

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In the summer of 2010, Larry Ellison was playing tourist at the Lincoln Memorial when CNET's Dan Terdiman snapped him mugging while an assistant took a photo.

Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

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The 404 Show 1,553: Google location history freak out, $200 Kindle Voyage too much?

Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a Kindle Voyage and make an effort to start throwing more stuff out.

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CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 17:  Chief executive officer of Yahoo!Inc., Marissa Mayer speaks during her keynote at the 2014 Cannes Lions on June 17, 2014 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Didier Baverel/Getty Images)

With Alibaba windfall, all eyes on Yahoo's Mayer

The IPO promises to be one of the biggest events in Yahoo's recent history. But after the expected multibillion-dollar windfall, the company's going to be under intense pressure to improve performance.

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Rounding up Amazon's 7 new Kindles

Get a quick overview of Amazon's new Kindle tablets and e-readers. Also, learn about the delay with Apple's HealthKit and the big feature coming to the next Droid phone.

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Business magnate Larry Ellison thinks that without Steve Jobs, "our edison" and "our picasso," apple is in trouble.

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.

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