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SAN FRANCISCO— First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. It was the latest protest among businesses who for years have complained that Yelp was extorting them by raising or dropping ratings depending on whether they advertised with the Web's most popular review site. Yelp has persistently denied those claims on its Web...
WASHINGTON, Oct 7- More than 80 environmental, labor and civic groups on Tuesday urged eBay Inc to end its association with the political group the American Legislative Exchange Council, weeks after Google Inc abruptly left ALEC over its views on climate change. "The Google announcement made it difficult for some of these companies to hide in the shadows anymore,"...
If passed, this bill can protect consumers' free speech online and prevent businesses from threatening legal action, reports NBC's Today Show.
An undercurrent that’s been sorely missing from the stock market resurfaced on Wednesday. Cramer thinks you should factor it into your next move.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will have to make tough choices with any acquisitions.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The popular online review site Yelp and the maker of children's mobile device apps including Tiny Pets and Tiny Monsters have separately agreed to settle charges that they improperly collected kids' information online, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The popular online review site Yelp and mobile app developer TinyCo have agreed to settle separate charges that they improperly collected children's information online, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.
California passed a law that forbids businesses from punishing negative online reviewers. Domenic Romano, Romano Law managing attorney, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, debate whether this is fair.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- Social media stocks were higher on Wednesday, with Twitter Inc up 4.4 percent to $52.86 on heavy volume after UBS upgraded the stock to "buy" and lifted its price target by $15 to $65. The firm also lifted its targets on LinkedIn Corp, to $260 from $235, and on Facebook Inc by $1 to $95.
Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled.
Investors willing to do extra homework to prepare a shopping list of stocks could reap big rewards from a "buy the dip" strategy.
Twitter's 'number two' head honcho told CNBC he was not concerned about the number of its users who were choosing not to 'tweet.'
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With a healthy cash stockpile, an active VC arm and a cache that's unrivaled in the online world, Google should stay king of the hill, analysts say.
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Cramer often look inside the market for insights on broad sentiment. And certain things happened on Wednesday that suggest trouble.
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