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Kristin Cwalinski / CNBC:
Twitter has held talks with Justin Bieber backed selfie app Shots, which boasts over 3M users, two thirds of whom are women under 24   —  Twitter has talked to Bieber-backed Shots: Source  —  What's Twitter's target now?  —  The Fast Money traders discuss Twitter's potential acquisition of …
Nov 25, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Barney Jopson / CNBC:
Republicans signal demise of internet sales tax bill   —  Bricks-and-mortar retailers have become the first US business group to be disappointed by Republicans since their midterm election gains, as party leaders indicated that a bill to end tax-free internet shopping was doomed.
Nov 12, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $9.34B   —  Alibaba's Jack Ma: I don't watch our stock price  —  Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma discusses the company's valuation and expectations now that they are bigger than Wal-Mart in market value.  —  Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman …
Nov 11, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi in talks to raise close to $1.5B at valuation exceeding $40B   —  Xiaomi lines up $1.5B in fresh capital  —  Xiaomi, the fast-rising Chinese smartphone maker, is in talks to raise close to $1.5 billion in new capital at a valuation set to exceed $40 billion …
Nov 8, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Terri Cullen / CNBC:
Alibaba revenue $2.74B vs $2.61B estimate   —  Alibaba Group reported quarterly earnings that were in line with analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenue came in stronger than expected.  —  Following the report, Alibaba's shares rose in premarket trade.  (Get the latest quote here.)
Nov 4, 2014, 7:25 AMIn context
Jon Fortt / CNBC:
Twitter consumer engineering VP Jeremy Gordon and analytics group lead Adam Kinney resigning as company plans reorg   —  More Twitter exits: 2 key executives flying away  —  Twitter is planning yet another reorganization in its engineering department, and two respected managers plan to resign, CNBC has learned.
Oct 29, 2014, 5:11 PMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Airbnb valued at $13B ahead of staff stock sale   —  Airbnb's valuation is set to rise to $13 billion, up from $10 billion earlier this year, as it prepares an employee stock sale, according to people familiar with its plans.  —  The valuation would make the accommodation site second …
Oct 23, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Amazon shares drop 13 percent on missed estimates   —  Amazon reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Thursday.  —  The company posted third-quarter a loss of 95 cents per share, compared to a loss of 9 cents per share in the year-earlier period.
Oct 23, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Matt Clinch / CNBC:
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb blames Apple for the country's credit rating downgrade   —  How Apple prompted this country's downgrade  —  Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb says the iPhone killed the once-dominant Nokia and the iPad killed the country's paper industry …
Oct 13, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
John Donahoe to step down as CEO of eBay after eBay and PayPal split takes effect in 2015, replaced by Devin Wenig   —  EBay and PayPal to split into two separately traded companies  —  After spending much of this year explaining why its two businesses are best left together …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context

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