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For the first time since 2008, the Washington Post stock is reaching $600 after hours on news Jeff Bezos is acquiring its publishing business. Bradley Safalow, PAA Research analyst, provides perspective.
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The sale of The Washington Post could be a turning point for its parent company and result in a lack of profits for new owner Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Brad Safalow of PAA Research.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos is buying Washington Post's publishing business for $250 million.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. A name change for the paper will be in store.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post's newspaper publishing business for $250 million.
U.S. stock index futures were mixed in choppy trading on Thursday, after the U.S. economy created fewer jobs than expected in July.
What a week! "Talking Squawk" highlights include earnings out the wazoo, "Carlos Danger" stage names, Cialis performance rankings and National Hot Dog Day.
Total U.S. spending on ads was virtually flat in the first quarter of 2013, with a 0.1 percent year-on-year decline, while the outlook remains subdued, according to a study from Kantar Media.
Yahoo said U.S. law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months, the latest in a series of disclosures by technology companies.
IAC/InterActive Corp is seeking potential buyers for Newsweek, the magazine that stopped U.S. print publications last year, sources told Hollywood trade paper Variety on Tuesday.
The Washington Post plans to start charging for some digital content starting this summer, becoming one of the last major U.S. newspapers to do so.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
And I'm caught one more time Up on Cyprus Avenue -Van Morrison, "Cyprus Avenue"
The trend to social content-driven advertising and the collapse of direct-sold banner advertising is becoming increasingly evident.
Microsoft said a small number of its computers were infected with malware in an attack similar to the recent ones on Apple and Facebook. There was no evidence of customer data being affected.
U.S. stock index futures were higher across the board Friday after stocks logged their sharpest two-day drop this year and following comments from St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard that the central bank's aggressive easy money policy will stay for a "long time."
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking to put a strong U.S.-Japan alliance on full display in the face of potential threats in Asia when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.
Hackers have hit many U.S. companies, but few have admitted it. Now, some are going public, reflecting new ways of judging the risks and benefits of such moves.
Twitter and the Washington Post are the latest media companies to reveal that they too were victims of cyber attacks.