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Users of a betting site could not gamble on World Cup games amid a spat over an online payments engine outage between China's two internet groups.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 22- Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, postponed for a third time the launch of six commercial communication satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, officials said on Sunday.
A few U.S. entrepreneurs are offering a real-world version of a video game in which players solve puzzles together to escape a room within an hour.
LONDON, June 21- British online fashion retailer ASOS said on Saturday it had been forced to suspend orders and take down its website following a fire at its main warehouse.
Facebook was unavailable for many users late Friday afternoon in an outage that followed a brief one on Thursday morning.
Dataminr co-founder Ted Bailey tells CNBC that his start-up aims to make sense of the disparate Twitterverse to give finance clients a profitable edge.
Twitter has moved Adam Bain from its advertising branch to head of its global business development, and Gabriel Stricker will oversee the media team. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on the moves.
The 'Yo' app—now the fifth most popular app in Apple's U.S. app store—is very easily hackable, Quartz has discovered.
Ted Bailey, Dataminr CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss how Dataminr is transforming the Twitter stream.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains how Dataminr is shaking up the status quo in the data mining space.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has said he has "complete faith" in the current executive board of micro-blogging site even as the the COO resigned.
Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder, co-founder and CEO of Jelly, says he's got "complete faith" in the current executive leadership at Twitter and that Twitter should also be viewed as a "broadcast mechanism".
June 19- Twitter Inc split the roles of recently departed chief operating officer, Ali Rowghani, at a time when the microblogging site is seeking to revive slowing user growth. Adam Bain is in charge of revenue and partnerships while Gabriel Stricker is responsible for marketing and media, according to their latest Twitter profiles.
SEATTLE, June 19- Microsoft Corp's new chief executive, Satya Nadella, likes to boast that Bing is growing and powers 30 percent of the Internet search market, making it a worthy competitor to Google Inc..
WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Department of Energy's number two official, Daniel Poneman, will leave the agency after more than five years, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Thursday, the second senior U.S. energy official in a week to announce his departure.
BRUSSELS, June 19- The hardline Islamist group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq is probably training and directing foreign fighters to carry out attacks in Europe and elsewhere, the European Union's counter-terrorism coordinator said on Thursday.
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