Yahoo has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp. and Walt Disney.» Read More
Rioting spread to several Swedish towns on Friday night as police stepped up arrests during a sixth night of unrest and far-right vigilantes chased non-whites in southern Stockholm. "We see the night's events as an offshoot of what has happened in the Stockholm area in recent days," local police told Swedish television.
Yahoo has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp. and Walt Disney.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, May 24- Yahoo Inc has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp and Walt Disney Co, two sources with knowledge of the bid told Reuters on Friday. Yahoo just this week announced a $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging service Tumblr.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 24- Google Inc is in talks to buy Waze, an Israeli mapping start-up that has held discussions with several large technology companies, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 4 percent to $23.61 with 14,227,600 shares traded. Exide Technologies fell 45.0 percent to$. 43 with 18,663,000 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 2.3 percent to $24.48 with 29,833,700 shares traded.
Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the company.
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NEW YORK-- Abercrombie& Fitch became the latest retailer to release a disappointing outlook and shares tumbled 10 percent in early trading Friday after the company posted first-quarter earnings. For the period ended May 4, Abercrombie& Fitch Co. lost $7.2 million, or 9 cents per share.
NEW YORK, May 24- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, setting up Wall Street for its first weekly decline since mid April, amid concern the central bank may scale back its support to the economy.
*VKontakte is Europe's largest home-grown network. MOSCOW, May 24- Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the company as President Vladimir Putin consolidates his power.
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MOSCOW, May 24- Russia's top online social network was banned on Friday from distributing content across the country, raising concerns of a clampdown on a forum used by President Vladimir Putin's opponents to organise protests.
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May 23- Google Inc is considering buying Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze Inc, which may lead to a bidding war with Facebook Inc, Bloomberg news reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Waze is seeking more than $1 billion and is fielding expressions of interest from multiple parties, said Bloomberg, citing a source.
WASHINGTON, May 23- U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some ad sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday.
The loss of manufacturing jobs and declining populations in Rust Belt cities have intensified efforts to attract new immigrant entrepreneurs.
Cirrus Logic Inc. fell 17.9 percent to $18.13 with 14,959,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 7 percent to $23.50 with 26,854,300 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 4 percent to $25.26 with 23,314,600 shares traded.
LONDON, May 23- In the lurid scene of the red-handed knifeman describing his motives for hacking to death a British soldier in broad daylight, perhaps the most chilling aspect for Londoners was the man's unmistakably familiar accent.
LONDON, May 23- Strapping his baby into a car seat, Abu Khaled said it was unfortunate that a British soldier was hacked to death in an apparent Islamist attack a day earlier in London, but it was not the only misfortune on his mind. "Eleven children died in Afghanistan in a U.S. drone attack about the time of the Boston bombings.