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The final World Cup match was the biggest social event ever for Facebook.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 14- Overcoming two months of delays, a Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday to put six small commercial communications satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM Inc.
Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and PayPal, discusses what he thinks could soon send shockwaves through the tech sector.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14- Charles River Ventures, the venture firm known for backing Twitter from its earliest days, said it has raised $393 million for its latest fund. The new fund is Charles River's first raised with the bulk of its investing team based in California's Menlo Park rather than Boston, where the firm was founded, partner Jon Auerbach said in a blog post.
*Chinese e-commerce giant files for most anticipated IPO since Facebook. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which powers 80 percent of all online commerce in the world's second-largest economy, is expected to raise more than $15 billion, and could top the $16 billion pulled in by Facebook Inc when it listed in 2012..
*Tencent, JD.com tie-up sharpens e-commerce challenge. SHANGHAI, March 17- Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in an apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.
July 11- Suspense over the appearance of America's newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus jet with a surprise tweak in its name have made the Farnborough Airshow one of the least predictable for years. >Farnborough on tenterhooks over F-35, Airbus jet revamp.
Discussing the growth outlook for both Facebook and Twitter, with Ben Schachter, Macquarie senior Internet analyst, and Aaron Kessler, Raymond James, senior Internet analyst.
July 10- Online music sharing service SoundCloud Ltd is close to a deal with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group for licenses to continue playing their songs and avoid potential legal disputes, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the matter.
In dollars and cents, the biggest winners of the World Cup are media companies—both traditional and social.
Stocks edged higher on Wednesday, following a two-session drop, as Wall Street welcomed Fed minutes and corporate earnings.
UNITED NATIONS, July 9- North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un.
European stocks ended the day slightly higher, although Portuguese stocks fell sharply amid concerns over one of the country's biggest financial groups.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports about 35.6 million people tweeted about yesterday's World Cup match between Brazil and Germany making it the biggest single sports event ever on Twitter. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, provides insight.
Discussing what pressured shares of Twitter in Tuesday's trading day, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew.
Asian equities extended losses into a third session on Wednesday following a selloff on Wall Street overnight and steady Chinese inflation data.
Brazil is a nation in mourning today, following its embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final.
LONDON, July 8- A painting of Saint Praxedis by Johannes Vermeer, the 17th- century Dutch master who painted "The Girl with the Pearl Earring," sold at auction on Tuesday for 6,242,500 pounds, Christie's said on its Twitter feed.
Discussing the real reason behind the selloff in Twitter, with Robert Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and the "Fast Money" traders.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers: