WASHINGTON, March 16- As details emerge about how General Motors Co dealt with faulty ignition switches in some of its models, car owners are increasingly angry after learning that the automaker knowingly allowed them to drive defective vehicles. Saturn Ion owner Nancy Bowman of Washington, Michigan, said she is outraged that GM allowed her to drive a "death trap."
*Alibaba listing is the most anticipated deal since Facebook's IPO in 2012.
*Alibaba's US IPO move could be a blow to Hong Kong stock exchange. Alibaba's planned U.S. listing is the most anticipated IPO since Facebook Inc raised $16 billion in 2012. Alibaba's decision to go to the United States is a blow to the Hong Kong stock exchange, which was initially the company's preferred venue for the IPO.
*Ukraine rulers accuse Kremlin agents of fomenting trouble. KIEV/ SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, March 15- Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West.
KIEV/ SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, March 15- Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West.
HONG KONG, March 15- China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning a U.S. Alibaba does not want to miss the technology boom, which has boosted valuations of Internet companies both in the United States and in Hong Kong.
The Chinese Internet industry is coming of age, as some of its biggest players prepare to start new chapters as publicly traded companies in the US.
NEW YORK, March 14- International Business Machines Corp has not relinquished its customers' data to the U.S. government and would challenge any orders to do so, the company said in a blog post on Friday.
Research in Motion Ltd. rose 1.2 percent to $9.16 with 11,548,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 5 percent to $21.41 with 20,269,600 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $68.13 with 31,805,400 shares traded.
NEW YORK, March 14- The manager of one of the best performing large-cap growth stock funds over the past five years is a value investor at heart. Dennis Lynch, portfolio manager of the $1.3 billion Morgan Stanley Growth fund, sets out to find what he calls "emerging franchises".
The Wikipedia founder and Facebook boss slammed the U.S. government over its electronic surveillance methods.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama to complain about the NSA spy program and express his concerns about the U.S. government's Internet behavior. The "Squawk on the Street" share their opinions.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure.
There's a good chance the NSA has posed as popular sites to steal information, security experts said.
March 13- A game involving "moving candies to make a line of three in the same color" seems like an excellent basis for a $7.6 billion IPO to me. That game is' Candy Crush,' which is the principal ornament and money maker of King Digital Entertainment, a Dublin- based company planning a share offering this month.
March 13- Amazon.com Inc planned to hike the annual fee for its popular Prime service by $20 to $99 starting next week, a move announced Thursday that could deter potential customers and undermine a feature that has helped drive its business. Amazon had warned of an increase of as much as $40 in January, citing rising fuel and transportation costs.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers: Amazon, Herbalife, Facebook & more.
March 13- Amazon.com Inc said it is hiking the annual fee for its popular Prime service by $20 to $99 starting next week to offset rising costs, but the move could spark a customer revolt that undermines a feature that has helped boost its business.
Alibaba is "95 percent certain" to choose New York over Hong Kong for its initial public offering. The FT reports.
March 13- Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. Direct visitors also view about five times as many pages per month as those coming through Facebook referrals or through search engines such as Google Inc..