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Robert Fenner / Bloomberg:
Satellite Crowdsourcing Adds 2 Million Searchers for Missing Jet   —  Tomnod.com, a crowdsourcing website run by DigitalGlobe Inc. (DGI), has tapped more than 2 million people to scan through satellite images searching for clues about missing Malaysian Airline Systems Bhd.  (MAS) Flight 370.
Mar 13, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook unveils 15-second video ads selling for $1M-$2.5M a day, targets TV marketing budgets   —  Facebook Unveils Video Ads to Court TV's Market  —  Facebook Inc. (FB) is releasing its long-awaited video-advertising product today, as the world's largest social network moves to diversify …
Mar 13, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Mark Milian / Bloomberg:
Masayoshi Son on how Softbank scored the deal to become iPhone's exclusive carrier in Japan   —  How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan  —  The iPhone, it's safe to say, is big in Japan.  Toward the end of last year, three out of every four smartphones sold in Japan were iPhones …
Mar 13, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Starbucks Plans to Test Mobile Ordering This Year   —  Starbucks Corp. (SBUX), the world's largest coffee-shop operator, will test a smartphone service this year that lets customers order items ahead of time at some U.S. cafes, part of a push to promote its mobile application.
Mar 13, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Discovery and Eric Schmidt Back Tapp, Platform for $10-Per-Month Web Video   —  Reportedly in Talks With Sarah Palin for a New Pay Channel Online  —  Fingerpaint  —  Former TV executives Jeff Gaspin and Jon Klein are starting an online video service with backing from Discovery Communications …
Mar 11, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Beats Music raise $60M-$100M to fund new music and features in challenge to Spotify   —  Jimmy Iovine's Beats Music Is Said to Raise Up to $100 Million  —  Beats Music LLC, the subscription streaming service from rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, raised a second round of funding …
Mar 11, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Andrew Harris / Bloomberg:
Mt. Gox U.S. Affiliate's Assets Frozen by U.S. Judge   —  Mt. Gox Inc., the American affiliate of the bankrupt Bitcoin exchange that lost track of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of virtual currency, had its U.S. assets frozen by a federal judge in Chicago.
Mar 11, 2014, 5:40 PMIn context
Karen Gullo / Bloomberg:
Judge orders NSA to retain call data that was scheduled to be destroyed Tuesday   —  NSA Phone-Record Destruction Halt Won by Privacy Group  —  The National Security Agency was blocked by a judge from carrying out plans tomorrow to begin destroying phone records collected for surveillance …
Mar 10, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Tencent Agrees to Buy 15% Stake in JD.Com for $214.7 Million   —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. (700), Asia's largest Internet company, agreed to buy a 15 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce company JD.com for $214.7 million as it steps up its challenge to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Mar 9, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Docomo may miss earning targets due to price wars with rivals and heavy discounts on iPhones   —  NTT Docomo May Miss Earnings Forecast on IPhone, Competition  —  NTT Docomo Inc. (9437), Japan's largest wireless operator, said a price war with other carriers and discounts on the latest iPhones …
Mar 8, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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