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Twitter gained 5 percent after being initiated overweight at Barclays. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, shares his view of the stock now. Mahaney prefers Facebook to Twitter.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- 500 Startups, the $100 million Silicon Valley venture fund perhaps best known for its incubator program for young companies, said on Thursday it would tap a new source of cash for its latest fund: the public.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has decided to list on the New York Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the rival Nasdaq bourse. Securing Alibaba is a major victory for the New York Stock Exchange, which was acquired by IntercontinentalExchange Inc for $11 billion in November.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Institutional Venture Partners has its largest stake in Twitter. Its managing director Todd Chaffee, says this company will be great for a long time.
More data is emerging on the influence of social media on spending habits, and the results are not encouraging.
Xunlei Limited, one of China's largest internet companies, priced its IPO last night—one day early (it was expected to price tonight).
California's business success has come in spite of its hefty tax and regulatory burden.
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.
What's the next big thing to pop in dining? These are the top 10 emerging brands, according to social media and online-review data.
Whether you’re a start-up, family-owned, or publicly traded, there's a big danger in letting your business rely too much on Google search results.
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.