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Apple's stock touched a new high, reflecting renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit competition and expand the technological hit factory.
Aug 20- Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. "In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a statement tweeted by Twitter spokesman Nu Wexler on Tuesday.
PM Modi sought suggestions to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that is in line with a new, open style of governance.
At just 27 years old, Maria Sharapova not only a tennis superstar, but a budding entrepreneur.
With triumphs inevitably comes scrutiny, and Google is the recipient of plenty. Here are five risks the company faces over the next 10 years.
NEW DELHI, Aug 19- India's prime minister on Monday sought suggestions from the public to help re-fashion the Soviet-inspired central Planning Commission that supporters say is in line with a new, open style of governance.
*Heinz says to tighten supplier controls after China food scare. Heinz Co said on Tuesday it will tighten controls over ingredients suppliers in China after it was forced to recall some infant food products from Chinese store shelves due to excess levels of lead.
*China watchdog find excessive lead levels in some Heinz products. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.
Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.
Despite its wildly successful products, consumer feedback to Google technology has not always matched its grand ambition.
Ten years after the search giant's IPO, CNBC looks at where some high-ranking Googlers have landed in the tech industry and beyond.
Facebook and Twitter are rolling out changes. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss Facebook's "satire" tag and Twitter's move to increase engagement.
Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine's efforts.
ZURICH, Aug 16- The former head of Zurich Insurance and lead director of Goldman Sachs James Schiro has died at the age of 68, the bank said. Our thoughts are with his wife and children, " Goldman Sachs said on its Twitter feed on Friday. In 2002, Schiro became the first non-Swiss to lead Zurich Financial Services, later renamed Zurich Insurance.
"Three weeks ago, half the population didn't know what ALS is," ALS Association Development Officer Lance Slaughter tells CNBC. "Now millions of people do."
Insight to social media websites' fight to protect user data, with Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation.com.
NEW DELHI, Aug 15- India's national Planning Commission certainly tried to present a modern image, with a Twitter profile that promised "Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth". "Times have changed since the Planning Commission was created," Modi said on Friday, in a speech to mark India's liberation from British colonial rule.
Aug 14- Chinese internet firm Sina Corp posted better-than-expected growth in both revenue and earnings on Thursday, riding a strong performance from its Weibo Corp online messaging subsidiary and a 29 percent jump in advertising sales.
The San Francisco 49ers have taken the unusual step of creating their own investment program for players with robo-advisor firm Wealthfront.
PARIS, Aug 14- Photos of France's portly finance minister rowing a tiny boat on holiday circulated social media on Thursday- emblematic of a French economic ship for which, under the current government, prosperity is always beyond the horizon.