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The company is now planning to price its IPO sometime after Labor Day, a person briefed on the matter said on Thursday. The New York Times reports.
Microsoft has joined Google and launched its own version of the “right to be forgotten” request form for its serach engine bing.
*Intel gains on earnings, outlook; semiconductors rally. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner Inc shares jumped 17.1 percent to $83.13 and ranked as the S&P 500' s best performer after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Time Warner Inc., up $12.12 to $83.13. International Game Technology, up $1.42 to $16.92.
Apple Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $96.26 with 29,512,200 shares traded. 21st Century Fox Inc. class A fell 4.0 percent to $33.79 with 54,027,000 shares traded. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B fell 2.9 percent to $33.18 with 21,374,300 shares traded.
eBay fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $50.62. Groupon Inc. fell$. 07 or 1.0 percent, to $6.33. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $158.35.
*Intel climbs on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner shares jumped 16.4 percent to $82.63 as the best performer on the S&P 500 after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
FMHR trader Jon Najarian is bullish on Yahoo shares due to the company's comments about how it will use its Alibaba IPO cash, while Stephanie Link is bearish because of its unsupportive fundamentals.
eBay fell$. 01 or percent, to $50.80. Groupon Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.38. Zynga Inc. fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.08.
*Intel climbs on earnings, outlook. *Time Warner rebuffs $80 bln bid from 21st Century Fox. Time Warner shares jumped 18.1 percent to $83.87 as the biggest boost to the S&P 500 after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.
WASHINGTON— When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts?
Yahoo's Q2 earnings per share of $0.37 on revenue of $1.04 billion, missed Wall Street's estimates. CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks Yahoo needs to take some of the Alibaba money and do a "terrific acquisition." David Faber, weighs in.
Investors drove up shares in Time Warner 17 percent on news that Twenty-First Century Fox made a takeover bid for the media giant. Momentum from Intel's strong second-quarter earnings late Tuesday and news that Apple and IBM are teaming up to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers helped lift major stock indexes in premarket trading.
Time Warner shares jumped 15.3 percent to $81.86 before the bell as Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down. *A partnership struck between IBM and Apple Inc will serve to boost indexes. IBM shares gained 1.8 percent to $191.85 and Apple advanced 2.1 percent to $97.35 in premarket.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16- Jawbone, maker of wireless headsets and wristbands, is pushing a new food-tracking service it hopes will catch on with health-conscious weight-watchers. In a move to grow its share of the nascent wearables market, the San Francisco- based company on Wednesday introduced new features to its main wearable gadget, called Up.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's not happy with the company's latest results, as Yahoo amends its deal with Alibaba, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Yahoo received more bad news on Tuesday on top of its worse-than expected second-quarter results with reports that it's about to be usurped by Microsoft.
Asian stocks were mixed in choppy trade on Wednesday despite better-than-expected growth data from China.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Yahoo Inc cannot seem to part ways with Alibaba. And with Yahoo's business continuing to deteriorate, some Wall Street analysts say it is hard to blame the company. "It remains a very large fig leaf," Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser said of Yahoo's Alibaba stake, which he said "obscures" Yahoo's weak results.