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Google's reported plan to buy WhatsApp for $1 billion would really tick off Facebook

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Google's reported plan to buy WhatsApp for $1 billion would really tick off Facebook

Hours after Instagram introduces video, Twitter starts sending email blasts to promote Vine

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The battle in the short-form video sharing space is heating up after Facebook announced it was bringing video to Instagram, unleashing war on Twitter and its 6-second video app Vine. Twitter has already taken up the war cry and sent emails to many of its users who do not use Vine yet,...
Hours after Instagram introduces video, Twitter starts sending email blasts to promote Vine

Google reportedly eyes $1 billion-plus Waze buy, but Facebook may be blocking bids

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Google reportedly eyes $1 billion-plus Waze buy, but Facebook may be blocking bids
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

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China’s Jingdong announced today that, in order to streamline its brand, it is renaming the B2C e-commerce site 360buy.com to JD.com. 360buy’s focus has been on communication, computers and consumer electronics. It boasts around 80 million registered users. The move is not so much a restructuring as it is perhaps...
Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

Fab Raising At Least $250 Million

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Online design retailer Fab is in advanced talks to raise $250 million to $300 million in venture capital in a deal that would value the fast-growing but unprofitable company at $1 billion not including the new capital....
Fab Raising At Least $250 Million

Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

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Today Electronic Arts (EA) reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.04 billon and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.50 per share on revenue of $1 billion. With analyst expectations beat by a margin, EA is doing slightly better than expected, but that doesn’t mean...
Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55
ZTE and Huawei face EU investigation over predatory pricing
Facebook Rumored To Purchase Traffic App Waze For $1 Billion

Yahoo board approves $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr -- WSJ

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting on Twitter that Yahoo's board has given the green light for the company's $1.1 billion purchase of the blogging site. [Read more]...
Yahoo board approves $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr -- WSJ

AT&T Discusses Entering Into a Joint Bid for Hulu With Chernin Group

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According to sources close to the telecommunications giant, AT&T is in discussions with the Chernin Group about mounting a joint bid to acquire the Hulu premium video site. It makes sense — in addition to its core phone business, AT&T also sells broadband and TV via its U-verse service....
AT&T Discusses Entering Into a Joint Bid for Hulu With Chernin Group

Google's billion dollar acquisition of Waze faces FTC antitrust probe

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Google is in familiar territory after it again attracted the attention of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which is carrying out an antitrust investigation into its $1 billion-plus acquistion of Israel-based social maps startup Waze. Google confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it has been contacted by the FTC about the report,...
Google's billion dollar acquisition of Waze faces FTC antitrust probe

Report: Yahoo's board agrees to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr

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Yahoo’s board of directors has agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal and AllThingsD reported Sunday. The deal is expected to be announced Monday. Tumblr founder David Karp, who owns at least 25 percent of the company, has agreed to stay on for at least four years,...
Report: Yahoo's board agrees to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr

Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

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What a two weeks it’s been. Something happened that has been simmering for a while. The API market exploded. Intel bought Mashery for more than $180 million and CA acquired Layer 7. 3Scale received a new $4.5 million round of funding from Javelin Ventures. Programmable Web acquired Mulesoft. And then...
Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai’s rebuilding job is showing its first signs of promise after the company posted net profits of $458 million (43 billion yen) for its 2012 financial year [PDF], its first annual profit for half a decade. The results have been helped by the sale of a string of assets...
Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years

Is Amazon.com a silent titan of the online ad industry?

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When discussing web advertising, Google and Facebook come to mind easily. But given new estimates, Amazon may be rising to join their ranks. According to a report released today by eMarketer, Amazon earned almost $610 million last year in ad revenue, and that number is expected to keep rising over...
Is Amazon.com a silent titan of the online ad industry?

Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

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We’ve all by now heard about how Yahoo is trying to get some “cool” with a supposed $1 billion purchase of hip blogging platform Tumblr, but it may be a moot point if Tumblr’s users fail to stick around post-sale. Microsoft and Facebook may be trying to make a move ahead...
Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

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After two quarters of meagre profits, BlackBerry has posted its Q1 2014 results (for the three-month period ending June 1st 2013), revealing an $84 million loss from $3.1 billion revenue. Compared to last quarter, when the Canadian manufacturer made $94 million from $2.7 billion revenue, the results are fairly...
BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

IBM to invest $1 billion in R&D for flash storage

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With the move, Big Blue is the latest on the bandwagon to aggressively push flash into data centers. IBM's flash push comes courtesy of its Texas Memory Systems acquisition. [Read more]...
IBM to invest $1 billion in R&D for flash storage

Alcatel-Lucent makes loss on static first-quarter revenue

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Alcatel-Lucent's first-quarter revenue inched up 0.6 percent year on year, but it reported a net loss after making a profit a year earlier.Sales for the quarter ended March 31 totalled €3.2 billion, up 0.6 percent, but the net loss of €353 million (US$459.6 million) compared poorly with the €259...
Alcatel-Lucent makes loss on static first-quarter revenue

Google Maps coming to iPad this summer, updated with new design, improved rating system, in-app offers, much more

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We showed you significant updates to Google Maps which leaked early this morning, and Google just announced updates to Maps at Google I/O. Google also announced that its Maps API is used by over 1 million active sites and accessed by 1 billion unique visitors weekly. Maps will now...
Google Maps coming to iPad this summer, updated with new design, improved rating system, in-app offers, much more

Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

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Tumblr is wasting no time in ramping up the amount of advertising it serves now that its $1.1 billion acquisition by Yahoo has been announced. Tumblr will launch a test of "in-stream" ads on its desktop users' dashboards as soon as tomorrow, a source tells Business Insider. A company representative...
Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

Dell's final earnings report falls short of Wall Street estimates

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Dell today announced fiscal 2014 first quarter results, with revenue of $14.1 billion, as the company grew revenue from Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software 12 percent year over year to $5.5 billion, or 8 percent growth, excluding the recent acquisition of Quest Software. The company earned $0.21 per share, not...
Dell's final earnings report falls short of Wall Street estimates

Facebook opens up on platform growth, ads, and Parse, reveals 1B stories are being shared daily

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Six years ago, Facebook unveiled its Platform service to allow third-party developers to integrate its social graph into their apps. Today, the company has revealed its enormous growth: 550 million people are having social experiences each month and more than 1 billion stories are being shared daily. It also shared...
Facebook opens up on platform growth, ads, and Parse, reveals 1B stories are being shared daily

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

Microsoft reportedly mulls bid for Nook Media's digital assets

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The software giant is considering paying up to $1 billion for certain digital assets of the joint venture, according to Internal documents obtained by Tech Crunch. [Read more]...
Microsoft reportedly mulls bid for Nook Media's digital assets
UK government opens investigation into free games, in-app purchases aimed at children

Google said to ponder $1B WhatsApp acquisition

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Popular messaging app WhatsApp is the subject of acquisition rumors yet again, this time with search giant Google said to be considering buying the app for as much as $1 billion. The move is said to be part of a wider push by Google to solidify its standing in the...
Google said to ponder $1B WhatsApp acquisition

DealBook: SoftBank and Sprint Win National Security Clearance for Deal

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SoftBank of Japan has reached a tentative agreement to win clearance for its $20.1 billion bid for Sprint Nextel.    ...
DealBook: SoftBank and Sprint Win National Security Clearance for Deal

The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal

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Tumblr was recently acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion. Which early employees hit the jackpot with their stock options? We rounded up 14 of the earliest employees at Tumblr. They were the site's first users, template designers, and friends of David Karp's. The first employee was Marco Arment, who went...
The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal
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