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  • Financial services start-up Square files for IPO Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 5:27 PM ET
    Square Reader

    Square, which helps businesses manage credit-card and gift card payments, filed for initial public offering with the SEC.

  • *Kordestani's business acumen seen complementing CEO. BENGALURU/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14- Twitter Inc lured Google Inc executive Omid Kordestani to become the social media company's executive chairman, the latest step in the company's turnaround efforts under Jack Dorsey, who last week was named permanent CEO. Twitter said last week it would hire an outsider as...

  • Oct 14- French advertiser Publicis has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle claims that it discriminated against female employees based in the United States in pay and promotions and fired some of them for taking maternity leave, lawyers for the women said. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, the lawyers said the 2011 class action...

  • Oct 14- French advertiser Publicis has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle claims that it discriminated against female employees based in the United States in pay and promotions and fired some of them for taking maternity leave, lawyers for the women said. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, the lawyers said the 2011 class action...

  • Oct 14- Twitter Inc said it appointed former Google executive Omid Kordestani as its executive chairman. Twitter's shares were up 1 percent to $29.36 in early trading after the company's newly appointed chief executive, Jack Dorsey, tweeted the appointment. Twitter had said it would look elsewhere for a chairman, seeking to allay concerns about co-founder...

  • Oct 14- Twitter Inc said it appointed Google executive Omid Kordestani as its executive chairman. Twitter's shares rose 2.4 percent to $29.76 premarket after the company's newly appointed chief executive, Jack Dorsey, tweeted the appointment. Kordestani has been chief business officer at Google, now known as Alphabet Inc, since 2014, with responsibility for...

  • Twitter names Google pro as executive chairman Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    Twitter named Omid Kordestani, Google's chief business officer, as its new executive chairman on Wednesday.

  • CEO: Internet companies need flexibility Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 3:45 PM ET
    Michael Beckerman, chief executive officer of The Internet Association

    Regulators should understand that some people enjoy work in the sharing economy, an Internet company advocate said on Tuesday.

  • Are viral sports GIFs violating 'fair use'? Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Woman with mobile phone

    Many outlets rely on snackable clips to build brand affinity. But some argue it takes away opportunities to make money.

  • Dear start-ups: Get ready, winter is coming Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Seedling and money

    Hunker down, because winter is coming, venture capitalists say.

  • Trader bets $5 million on Twitter turnaround Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.

    Twitter shares rallied more than 5 percent Tuesday after announcing companywide layoffs, and now traders are betting big money on a turnaround.

  • Twitter cuts workforce Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    Twitter cuts workforce

    Re/code's managing editor Ed Lee shares perspective on the layoffs Twitter.

  • Cramer: Expect Twitter to go higher after layoffs Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    The Twitter logo is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

    "I don't like job cuts, don't get me wrong ... but I think Twitter was bloated," CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

  • *Expects about $10 mln- $20 mln severance costs. Oct 13- Twitter Inc will lay off up to 336 employees, or about 8 percent of its workforce, as co-founder Jack Dorsey readies to revive growth in the microblogging service provider's user base in his second stint as chief executive. FBN Securities analyst Shebly Seyrafi, however, said the company needed to focus also on "...

  • Can the Democrats defeat @realDonaldTrump? Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:53 AM ET
    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds up his mobile phone while while speaking August 16, 2015 in Clinton, Iowa.

    Twitter has become a important campaign tool for presidential candidates. Only two Democrats can rival @realDonaldTrump.

  • Cramer: Twitter should go higher Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Cramer: Twitter should go higher

    CNBC's Jim Cramer why the recent changes at Twitter indicate the stock could go higher.

  • Twitter suspends accounts for two sport publications Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Twitter suspends accounts for two sport publications

    Twitter suspended accounts of sports publications, Deadspin and SBNation, after sports organizations accused the accounts of violating its copyright protections.

  • Twitter cutting 8 percent of global workforce Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Twitter cutting 8 percent of global workforce

    Twitter is slashing up to 336 jobs, or about 8% of its global workforce one week after Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO.

  • Twitter, Snapchat announce layoffs Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 8:59 AM ET
    Silhouette of man against Twitter logo

    Twitter and Snapchat said Tuesday they were reducing their workforce.

  • Oct 13- Twitter Inc said it would lay off up to 336 employees, or cut about 8 percent of its global workforce, as part of an overall plan to streamline operations. The layoffs come about a week after the microblogging service provider appointed its co-founder Jack Dorsey its permanent CEO. Twitter said it expected to incur about $10 million- $20 million in severance...