Jen Psaki of the State Department suggested that Vladimir Putin could be sanctioned by the US over the crisis in Ukraine, but not immediately.» Read More
GrubHub expects to price its IPO at $20 to $22 per share, valuing the largest U.S. online food delivery services provider at up to $1.72 billion.
While the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is targeting economic integration by 2015, the countries that make it up vary from the developed financial centre of Singapore to the frontier markets of Myanmar and Laos.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
March 24- GrubHub Inc said it expects to price its initial public offering of 7.03 million shares at $20- $22 per share, valuing the largest U.S. online food delivery services provider at up to $1.72 billion.
President Obama is in the Netherlands for the G-7 emergency meeting on Ukraine's crisis. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Russia was not invited.
NEW YORK, March 24- In 2007, when Torbjorn Tornqvist first emerged from the shadows of the Geneva- based oil trading empire he helped build, he had one message to tell: Russian President Vladimir Putin has nothing to do with Gunvor.
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STOCKHOLM, March 23- Such is the weight of Christer Gardell's voice in Europe that Volvo's share price jumped 4 percent one day in January when a Swedish business daily ran a front-page story on the activist investor calling on the truckmaker to "start delivering".
Internet companies, including Facebook Inc and Google Inc, met with President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss their concerns over government surveillance programs. Executives were seen entering the White House around 4 p.m. EDT and leaving more than two hours later.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21- Turkey's abrupt ban on Twitter Inc stirred concerns on Friday that the country may pull the plug on other social media and Internet services as it grapples with internal turmoil. Some people within Google feared an imminent blackout in the wake of Twitter's ban, the Journal cited the people as saying.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 21 (Reuters)- Twitter Inc said on Friday it hopes access to its social media service in Turkey will be restored soon, a day after it was blocked by the country's government. Analysts and observers said they were not immediately concerned that the ban in Turkey could embolden other governments to follow suit and clamp down on Twitter.
Looks like plenty more birds are flying Twitter's coop.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21- Twitter said on Friday that it hopes access to its service in Turkey will be restored soon. "We stand with our users in Turkey who rely on Twitter as a vital communications platform. We hope to have full access returned soon, "the company said in a tweet on Friday.
The European Commission condemns Turkey's move to block access to Twitter as it violates freedom of speech, Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for digital agenda, tells CNBC.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets lead internet analyst, says Facebook's management team is more proven and the valuations are a lot easier, although Twitter's business margins are already proven.
A growing number of Internet companies are set to raise prices to help offset rising costs. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides analysis on pricing power within the industry.
LONDON, March 21- Russian stocks dropped 3 percent on Friday as concerns grew over the impact of possible U.S. sanctions on Russia's economy, but Chinese stocks rose sharply on news of looser finance restrictions for property developers.
The Twitter ban by Turkey's prime minister is "not acceptable," the EU's digital commissioner Neelie Kroes told CNBC.
Neelie Kroes, European commissioner for digital agenda, strongly condemns Turkey's prime minister after he banned Twitter in the country just days ahead of key elections.