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  • Big Brother is watching—make that trolling—you Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    A woman protests the surveillance of U.S. citizens by the NSA outside the Justice Department, January 17, 2014.

    The Pentagon has recorded and analyzed social media activity on sites like Twitter to better use and understand its influence.

  • Here's how you kill your start-up: Marc Andreessen Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    Marc Andreessen

    Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist, had another Twitter tantrum, this time about hurting start-ups.

  • BRUSSELS July 8- Omega Pharma NV, a Belgian healthcare products distributor, said any speculation about the future of the company was premature as no decision had yet been taken, following a report that it could sell itself.

  • 'Kashing in' on the Kardashian klout Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian on March 12, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.

    Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are hard to ignore these days and a number of companies and brands are banking on the trio's influence being profitable.

  • *Trip to Mecca aimed at confirming Muslim credentials. JAKARTA, July 7- The front-runner in Wednesday's Indonesian presidential election has flown to Mecca on a whirlwind pilgrimage in a last-ditch bid to win voters among the world's largest Muslim population and put to rest damaging suggestions that he is really a Christian.

  • MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned after admitting he had reported false accounts for at least the last four years.

  • MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned having acknowledged reporting false accounts for at least the last four years.

  • These bets on underperformance are paying off Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    It might be a rough year for hedge funds, with markets seemingly wandering ever higher, but some eagle-eyed short sellers are still making money.

  • How the World Cup proved the power of Twitter     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:44 PM ET

    Shailesh Rao, Vice President, APAC, Americas & Emerging Markets at Twitter, describes the role of the social networking and microblogging service in international events like the World Cup.

  • Big data could help your health, if you let it Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    Imagine an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them. You may be able to download one soon.

  • Facebook users should get paid, says Ralph Nader Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    Ralph Nader

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says Facebook users should start a movement to get paid for their personal information.

  • Commercialization: Greatest threat to the Internet? Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    Experts are more worried about commercialization of the Internet than about surveillance or errant nation-states blocking services, Re/code reports.

  • Why Shutterfly is (probably) going private: Mobile Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    Online photo service Shutterfly is reportedly putting itself up for sale. If you're wondering why, check out your mobile app store.

  • What do the Twin Cities have the rest of us don't? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Amid a soft economy, one pocket of America is doing very well—the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. What's their secret sauce?

  • NEW YORK, July 2- The year's best performing large-cap growth fund is run by a Charlotte, North Carolina- based manager who is more likely to bargain-hunt than chase the latest hot stock. He's done that by adding companies such as Apple Inc, Halliburton Co and Akamai Technologies Inc after the shares of each suffered a short-term drop.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday as manufacturing activity picked up in the United States and Asia and increased optimism about the global economy's health.

  • Inside Google's World Cup 'war room' Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Google employees and contractors crunch real time search data during the 2014 World Cup.

    Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Wall Street rose on Tuesday, with the Dow within a whisker of a 17,000 milestone and the S&P 500 at yet another record, as manufacturing activity picked up in the U.S. and Asia and boosted optimism about the health of the global economy.

  • Twitter replaces CFO with ex-Goldman executive Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Mike Gupta, chief financial officer of Twitter Inc.

    Twitter said Chief Financial Officer Mike Gupta will become senior vice president of strategic investments and named Anthony Noto as his replacement.

  • NYSE to run software tests ahead of Alibaba IPO Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China

    The NYSE said it would allow trading firms to test their trading software on July 12 ahead of the initial public offering of Alibaba.