Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.» Read More
The Coast Guard closed part of the river where it was searching for the two people, whose names hadn't been released. The barge overturned and sank at a terminal on the Arkansas side of the river near Blytheville, said Coast Guard spokesman Lt.
NEW YORK— Wall Street's cool kids have been booted from the lunchroom. Twitter is down 35 percent since early March and Amazon.com has slid 19 percent. Gilead Sciences is down 16 percent and Vertex Pharmaceuticals has fallen 23 percent.
Among the corporations is a familiar Democratic nemesis, Koch Industries, the giant conglomerate headed by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. In a Senate chamber speech, Reid noted that Koch Industries benefited from a temporary provision of the health care law.
BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg weighs in on Twitter's valuation and site redesign.
In a handful of key Senate races, the biggest and loudest players so far are well-funded groups that don't answer to any candidate or political party. And last week's Supreme Court decision voiding overall limits on contributions to candidates, PACs and political parties may give the parties a modest financial boost.
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Mar. 31, to Sunday April 6, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. 1. The Black Keys, "Fever". 1. The Black Keys, "Fever".
They're joined by Vivica A. Fox and Mark McGrath, along with Kelly Osbourne, Judah Friedlander, Andy Dick, Judd Hirsch and Perez Hilton. Matt Lauer and Al Roker of "Today" and Robert Klein make cameo appearances.
A look at some tech billionaire's wealth offers a lesson in tech stock volatility.
LAS VEGAS— A Nevada jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007..
LUANDA, April 8- Angola's Banco BIC, backed by the billionaire daughter of the country's president and a Portuguese cork tycoon, plans to ramp up its branch network at home while also expanding overseas to operate in four continents, its chief executive said.
Only a small group of Twitter users will have access to newly designed profile pages.
WASHINGTON— Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are getting a dose of high-profile support for their nationwide effort to help military families. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden's wife at the White House on Friday to help call attention to the millions of people who care for ill or wounded service members and veterans.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," discuss Twitter's new design roll out and the company's potential to link the platform to the live television experience.
KINSHASA, April 8- Democratic Republic of Congo has improved its business environment but plans to raise mining taxes could deter investors in a country where massive infrastructure challenges remain, the CEO of a major foreign miner said.
NEW YORK— The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO— Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.
WASHINGTON— The global economy is strengthening but faces threats from super-low inflation and outflows of capital from emerging economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday. By contrast, developing nations, particularly Russia, Brazil and South Africa, are now expected to grow much more slowly than the IMF forecast three months ago.
*BancABC just acquired by Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara. JOHANNESBURG, April 8- BancABC, the Botswana lender that Bob Diamond's investment company Atlas Mara is seeking to take over, is lining up lines of credit worth $100- $300 million this year, its chief executive said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
ATHENS, Greece— Greece is regaining "lost credibility" shredded after the economic crisis, making a return to the bond markets possible for the first time in four years, the minister in charge of a massive public sector overhaul said Tuesday.