OpenTable Inc


  • Aug 11- Online travel agency Priceline Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to a jump in international bookings for hotels, airlines and rental cars at the start of the summer travel season. A bulk of Priceline's bookings come from Netherlands- based Booking.com, Asia- based Agoda.com and UK- based Rentalcars.com.

  • Aug 6- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc will invest $500 million in Chinese online travel company Ctrip.com International Ltd to broaden options for both companies in China. Shares of Ctrip rose about 8.6 percent in after-market trading to $65.65 while that of Priceline's were little changed.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.

  • July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss as small business customers spent more on advertising. Yelp shares fell as much as 3 percent in extended trading, before recovering most of the lost ground.

  • July 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported its first quarterly profit as a public company, shrugging of analyst forecasts of a loss, as it won more small businesses customers. Yelp, which listed almost three years ago, competes with internet search engines from Google Inc, Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp's Bing.

  • Cramer: Six buyable themes in second half Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Cramer says the price action in Tuesday’s market is sending an important message about what to buy in the days ahead.

  • Rising rents doom NYC's eateries Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Union Square Cafe, Danny Meyer's pioneering restaurant, will close its doors when its lease expires at year-end and move to a new location.

    In an unfortunate cycle, NYC's restaurants serve to revitalize neighborhoods but then are forced to close when rents start to rise. The NYT reports.

  • All hail, the king of the cab ride, a $17B fare Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies

    If there's a poster child for the sharing economy—both in popularity and controversy—taxi app Uber, valued at $17 billion, is hard to beat.

  • OPEN the fine print  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    "Fast Money" trader Karen Finerman, makes a big bet that someone other than Priceline will make a bid on OpenTable.

  • Why the Priceline-OpenTable deal is different Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Here's why Priceline's purchase of OpenTable is different than other deals we've seen lately, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • Cramer: Multiple messages from OpenTable deal Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Jim Cramer says Priceline's bid for OpenTable is chock full of subtle messages.

  • S&P 500 snaps longest weekly win streak this year Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Friday, with equities on track for weekly losses.

  • OpenTable by the numbers  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury breaks down how OpenTable's business model works and why Priceline made the hefty purchase. The Coppermans and Millers weigh in on the valuation.

  • Midday movers: Alcoa, Sprint, Yelp & More Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Friday midday movers:

  • Priceline snaps up OpenTable for about $2.6 billion Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Priceline announces it is buying online reservation site OpenTable for $103 per share, or about $2.6 billion.

  • PCLN will help OPEN expand internationally: Pro  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Mark May, Citigroup, explains why he likes Priceline's announced acquisition of OpenTable for $2.6 billion. May says "from a valuation standpoint, it is very reasonable."

  • Priceline nets OpenTable as new offers return Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 1, 2014.

    Here's one for the Freaky Friday files: Priceline announced it's buying OpenTable as four new IPOs come to market.

  • OpenTable-Priceline deal 'brilliant': Cramer  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    Priceline will buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion. CNBC's Jim Cramer says "OpenTable be king."

  • Early Movers: GM, EXPR, INTC, PCLN, OPEN & more Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    Headlines before the bell Friday.

  • Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion  Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Priceline is acquiring OpenTable for $103 per share in cash for about $2.6 billion, with the "Squawk Box" crew.