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Sept 10- Twitter Inc said it plans to raise $1.3 billion by issuing convertible senior notes, its first debt offering since its market debut in November. Twitter will also grant initial purchasers an option to buy up to $100 million in each of the offerings. The San Francisco- based company said it would use part of the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Five Below, JDS Uniphase, Restoration Hardware & more.
Stocks rose on Wednesday, with social-media shares helping lift the technology sector.
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff launches a Twitter storm about tech IPO valuations as Alibaba road show kicks off.
Dozens of internet companies are holding a symbolic slowdown today in protest of FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality proposal. Re/code reports.
NEW YORK, Sept 10- Social media stocks were higher on Wednesday, with Twitter Inc up 4.4 percent to $52.86 on heavy volume after UBS upgraded the stock to "buy" and lifted its price target by $15 to $65. The firm also lifted its targets on LinkedIn Corp, to $260 from $235, and on Facebook Inc by $1 to $95.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sept 9- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's desire to keep tight control over its $21.1 billion share sale has left a vacuum at the helm of its banking syndicate, leading underwriters to take unusual steps to manage the offering, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Facebook said it hit 100 million monthly active users in Africa, providing a glimpse into its strategy to scale in fast-growing markets.
Some of Apple's biggest rivals may pick the company's Tuesday product unveiling to promote their own products via social media.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is rolling out a "buy" button on tweets. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America; Slava Rubin, Indiegogo; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, debate if they like the move.
With Alibaba finally setting a date for its IPO, there are a host of big questions to be answered.
Sept 8- Twitter Inc is testing a "buy" button in some tweets that allows a mobile user to buy directly from a tweet. Facebook Inc has also been testing a "buy" button on its website that will let consumers purchase products that are advertised on its network.
Sept 8- Twitter Inc is testing a "buy" button in some tweets that allows a mobile user to buy directly from a tweet. A small percentage of U.S. users will be able to see the "buy" button from Monday, Twitter wrote in a blog post.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Twitter is announcing its testing a "buy now" button to allow users to purchase products directly from a Tweet.
Twitter is testing a "buy now" button to allow users to buy products directly from a tweet.
Microsoft is showing off the results of its strategic efforts with a redesigned MSN.com. Re/code reports.
Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.