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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Report: Facebook popularity slips among teens aged 13-17 to 88%, down from 94% in 2013   —  Facebook's Popularity Among Teens Dips Again  —  Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg  —  Facebook Inc. (FB:US) is getting less and less cool, at least among teens.
Dec 19, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
China is Planning to Purge Foreign Technology and Replace With Homegrown Suppliers   —  China is aiming to purge most foreign technology from banks, the military, state-owned enterprises and key government agencies by 2020, stepping up efforts to shift to Chinese suppliers, according to people familiar with the effort.
Dec 18, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Janelle Lawrence / Bloomberg:
Boston Uber Driver Charged With Raping Woman Seeking Ride   —  A Boston man who works as an Uber Technologies Inc. driver was charged with taking a woman to a secluded area and raping her, as questions about the company's driver-screening process prompted it to begin an assessment of its safety programs.
Dec 18, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Costolo's Family Trusts Sell Remaining Twitter Stock   —  Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo's family trusts have sold off the last shares of the company he leads.  —  The Richard Costolo 2001 Living Trust and Lorin Costolo 2001 Living Trust, named for his wife …
Dec 17, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Jack Clark / Bloomberg:
Oracle Profit, Sales Top Estimates Amid Shift to Cloud   —  Oracle Corp. (ORCL)'s profit and sales surpassed analysts' estimates in its fiscal second quarter as the company moves toward delivering more software and computing power via the Web.  —  Profit before certain costs was 69 cents …
Dec 17, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Tim Higgins / Bloomberg:
Apple Stops Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Fluctuations   —  Apple Inc. (AAPL) has halted online sales in Russia due to “extreme” ruble fluctuations, the company said.  —  “Our online store in Russia is currently unavailable while we review pricing,” Alan Hely, a spokesman for the Cupertino …
Dec 16, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Adi Narayan / Bloomberg:
As e-commerce sales rise in India, delivery logistics and fraud pose challenges   —  Buy a Samsung Phone Online in India and You Get a Brick  —  Laxminarayan Krishnamurthy figured a Samsung Galaxy Core 2 smartphone would make a perfect gift for his wife.  When the package arrived …
Dec 15, 2014, 3:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Watershed event in cyberwar: how in 2008 hackers sabotaged a fortified oil pipeline in Turkey   —  Mysterious '08 Turkey Pipeline Blast Opened New Cyberwar Era  —  The pipeline was outfitted with sensors and cameras to monitor every step of its 1,099 miles from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean.
Dec 14, 2014, 9:40 AMIn context
Jack Clark / Bloomberg:
Hadoop services vendor Hortonworks raises $100M in IPO, opens at $24, 50% above IPO price   —  Hortonworks Raises $100 Million, Pricing IPO Above Range  —  Hortonworks Inc., a startup that sells services and support for the Hadoop free data-analysis technology, raised $100 million …
Dec 11, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Chris Dolmetsch / Bloomberg:
Facebook tries to block 381 search warrants issued by NY prosecutor last year, the biggest set it's ever received   —  Facebook Seeks to Block N.Y. Prosecutor's Search Warrants  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) is asking a New York appeals court to block the largest set of search warrants the company …
Dec 11, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context

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