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SINGAPORE, March 6- A young American CEO who apparently committed suicide in Singapore was involved in the world of the bitcoin, but was also struggling with other issues prior to her death, friends and colleagues said. Autumn Radtke, chief executive of virtual currency exchange First Meta Pte Ltd, was found dead on Feb. 26.
SINGAPORE, March 6- Singapore police are investigating the apparent suicide of a 28- year-old American woman who ran a small exchange in the Asian city state trading virtual currencies. Autumn Radtke, chief executive of First Meta Pte Ltd, was found dead at her Singapore home on Feb. 26.
SINGAPORE, March 6- Singapore police are investigating what they have called the "unnatural" death of a 28- year-old American woman who ran a small exchange that traded virtual currencies, including bitcoins, from the Asian city state. Autumn Radtke, chief executive of First Meta Pte Ltd, was found dead at her Singapore home on Feb 26.
SINGAPORE, Feb 26- The apparent collapse of Tokyo- based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox isn't bothering Anthony Hope and others who have ditched steady careers in government and finance to build bitcoin companies- and who stand to lose money they have in Mt. Steve Beauregard, CEO and founder of Singapore- based GoCoin, is more blunt about Mt.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 24- Professional social networking website LinkedIn Corp launched a Chinese language version of its website on Monday, a move that could jumpstart its expansion into the world's largest Internet market by users even as the company acknowledged it will have to police what some of them say on its website.
LinkedIn already has more than 4 million users in China who use its English language website, but the company has previously said that it was interested in making a broader expansion into China.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has made it clear that the company sees huge potential in China, and the business network is taking steps to profit from it.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- BuzzFeed has come a long way from cat lists. This month one of its journalists was on the ground in Kiev reporting on the crisis in Ukraine, and last December it published an in-depth article on a Chinese dissident living in Harlem, New York.
Why are stocks advancing with such poor US data? Though not all indices are up, the S&P 500 has a good shot at posting three up weeks.
Having trouble wrapping your head around Facebook's deal for WhatsApp? Just think of it like a big Instagram, one analyst tells CNBC.
Canadian tech stocks are now the rage, since they are trading at low valuations and discounted PE multiples to their U.S. counterparts.
Facebook's $16 billion purchase of WhatsApp launches an audacious salvo in the new war for time spent on mobile devices, tech analyst Richard Greenfield tells CNBC.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18- LinkedIn Corp is attempting to become more like Facebook Inc by encouraging all members to generate a steady stream of shareable articles, a perk once available only to well-known business personalities.
A Spotify job posting adds to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 17- Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at as much as $8 billion.
*Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares fly after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks jumped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its first weekly gain in four as the impact of a weak reading on the labor market was dulled by harsh weather conditions and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.
*Apple leads market higher on buyback boost. *Online travel agencies' shares jump after Expedia results. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, setting the S&P 500 on track for its first weekly gain in four as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and traders focused on expectations of further economic strength.
*January payrolls disappoint, December revised up slightly. NEW YORK, Feb 7- U.S. stocks edged up on Friday as a weak reading on the labor market was partly blamed on the weather and initial disappointment was replaced with expectations of further economic strength.