While the rest of the world was watching BP and Europe this week, some U.S. lawmakers were working on a plan for a “kill switch” for the Internet.
Today AOL made it official: it's sold Bebo to Criterion Capital Partners. After buying the social network for $850 million in March 2008, the company said in an 8K SEC filing today "it will treat the common stock of Bebo as worthless." While that may be a big win from a tax perspective — the company expects to record a $275 million to $325 million tax benefit in the second quarter — it acknowledges a total disaster.
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Yahoo is integrating Facebook across its web site. Yahoo's 600 million users can access their Facebook content without ever leaving Yahoo's homepage Yahoo mail or Yahoo IM. And if you're on one of Yahoo's sites and want to share an article or video with your Facebook friends, that's seamless as well.
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Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.
She did it again. And really, it should come as no surprise. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz dropped the F*bomb once again, this time at a tech event in New York.
The partnership announced Monday between Yahoo and Nokia will give Yahoo greater access to those “new to the net” and the vast pool of cell phone users in emerging world, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC Monday.
The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.
The Dow popped over 100 points in the final minutes of trading Friday after a yo-yo session — and a rocky week. Financials gained. Dell was among a handful of decliners.
After months of examination, the Federal Trade Commission has decided to let Google's $750 million acquisition of mobile advertiser AdMob move forward. And it makes sense.
Google TV aims to eliminate the line between your computer and your television. It's designed to allow you to surf a range of websites and access online video from your couch.
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Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
A number of hedge fund heavyweights showed their hands as 13-F filings begin to hit the tape. Following are the moves that the Fast Money traders find noteworthy.
If you’re looking for a market ‘tell’ keep your eye on this, says Todd Gordon of Forex.com. It's often a leading indicator for equities.
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For the first time in Google's short, but colorful and profitable history, the company may be faced with more challenges than opportunities; no where is that concern reflected more clearly than in the company's stock price.