Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google. Those tiny smartphone promotions now account for over half of sales.» Read More
*Trip to Mecca aimed at confirming Muslim credentials. JAKARTA, July 7- The front-runner in Wednesday's Indonesian presidential election has flown to Mecca on a whirlwind pilgrimage in a last-ditch bid to win voters among the world's largest Muslim population and put to rest damaging suggestions that he is really a Christian.
MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned after admitting he had reported false accounts for at least the last four years.
MADRID, July 6- Spanish wireless networks provider Gowex said on Sunday it would file for bankruptcy and its CEO and founder Jenaro Garcia Martin had resigned having acknowledged reporting false accounts for at least the last four years.
It might be a rough year for hedge funds, with markets seemingly wandering ever higher, but some eagle-eyed short sellers are still making money.
Shailesh Rao, Vice President, APAC, Americas & Emerging Markets at Twitter, describes the role of the social networking and microblogging service in international events like the World Cup.
Imagine an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them. You may be able to download one soon.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says Facebook users should start a movement to get paid for their personal information.
Experts are more worried about commercialization of the Internet than about surveillance or errant nation-states blocking services, Re/code reports.
Online photo service Shutterfly is reportedly putting itself up for sale. If you're wondering why, check out your mobile app store.
Amid a soft economy, one pocket of America is doing very well—the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. What's their secret sauce?
NEW YORK, July 2- The year's best performing large-cap growth fund is run by a Charlotte, North Carolina- based manager who is more likely to bargain-hunt than chase the latest hot stock. He's done that by adding companies such as Apple Inc, Halliburton Co and Akamai Technologies Inc after the shares of each suffered a short-term drop.
NEW YORK, July 1- The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday as manufacturing activity picked up in the United States and Asia and increased optimism about the global economy's health.
Soccer fans are gathering today to cheer on their teams during the World Cup. Google employees are also watching, but for work.
NEW YORK, July 1- Wall Street rose on Tuesday, with the Dow within a whisker of a 17,000 milestone and the S&P 500 at yet another record, as manufacturing activity picked up in the U.S. and Asia and boosted optimism about the health of the global economy.
Twitter said Chief Financial Officer Mike Gupta will become senior vice president of strategic investments and named Anthony Noto as his replacement.
The NYSE said it would allow trading firms to test their trading software on July 12 ahead of the initial public offering of Alibaba.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
NYSE, owned by Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said in a note to traders on Tuesday it would allow firms to test their trading software ahead of the initial public offering of Alibaba on July 12 for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
July 1- Twitter Inc named Anthony Noto as CFO, putting the well-regarded former Goldman Sachs executive who led its successful November IPO in charge of finances. Twitter shares rose as much as 4.8 percent after the messaging service announced its latest upper-management shake-up.
Kara Swisher, Re/Code co-executive editor, provides insight to Twitter naming Goldman Sachs executive Anthony Noto as its new CFO. Swisher also discusses where business strategy duties will fall at the social network.