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*Audi, BMW, Mercedes to buy Nokia's HERE. FRANKFURT/ HELSINKI, Aug 3- German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes, will pay around 2.5 billion euros to buy Nokia's maps business, a transformational deal that will help them to develop self-driving cars. Daimler BMW and Audi will each hold an equal stake in the business, known as HERE, keeping it from falling into the hands of a...
In a newly-released investor letter, Third Point's chief Dan Loeb defended modern-day activist techniques.
July 31- Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings. Yahoo, which did not disclose terms of the deal, said Polyvore will accelerate its' Mavens' growth strategy. Polyvore's co-founder and CEO Jess Lee was earlier part of Google Inc's associate manager program, which...
Good Housekeeping magazine once dubbed the service a "fashionista's playground." The results have been lackluster so far, barely budging Yahoo's revenue. The acquisition, which hasn't closed yet, will mark a homecoming for three of Polyvore's co-founders, Jianing Hu, Guangwei Yuan and Pasha Sadri.
In Sonoma County, luxury listings are up nearly 90 percent year over year, according to Sotheby's.
Growing concerns over consumer data privacy online are leading to the rise of more "dark social" apps and ad-blocking services.
Yahoo's live-streamed messaging service seems like the tech company is chasing a trend rather than being an industry leader, analysts say.
July 29- Selling itself could be one of the few options left for Yelp Inc, which is struggling to win advertising dollars in an increasingly crowded market that already includes Google Inc, TripAdvisor Inc and GrubHub Inc.. Yelp, owner of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported a second-quarter loss on Tuesday and forecast revenue for the current quarter...
Yahoo will be unrolling a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting.
Yahoo is trying to make that happen with Livetext, a new app that seeks to make video calling as private as texting. Yahoo says video calls can be better than texts for expressing emotions, but their audio component makes private conversations public. It's the latest example of Yahoo trying to catch up in mobile services since Marissa Mayer became the company's...
CNBC's Morgan Brennan announces the latest developments out of Yahoo and their announcement of "Livetext."
Twitter is finally owning the truth. Now, here's what it needs to do to avoid being the next MySpace, says Michael Yoshikami.
Neil Doshi of Mizuho Securities USA points to three key things to watch when Facebook reports earnings Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO— Yelp is getting skewered by investors after the online business review service sank to a second-quarter loss and dimmed its outlook amid a slowdown in its digital advertising sales. He predicted Yelp could be generating $1 billion in annual revenue by 2017, more than doubling from a projected $545 million to $550 million this year.
WASHINGTON— A Democratic senator skeptical of broad government surveillance objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert U.S. authorities of any terrorist activity. The proposal had been tucked into a broader bill authorizing intelligence programs throughout the 2016...
Bounty hunting has moved online to catch hackers before they act. So-called bug bounty programs pay programmers to find flaws in networks.
It's not easy to be worth more than 10 digits before you hit 25, but several of these entrepreneurs have mastered the task.
From advice they've received to their own motivational nuggets, here are bits of wisdom from some of business' boldface names.
Social media giants are pushing back against a Senate bill that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.
WASHINGTON— Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials. In private meetings on Capitol Hill, industry officials have told lawmakers and congressional staff that...