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Twitter Inc (TWTR) Explores Advertisement Opportunities Outside Its Social Network, Partners With Flipboard And YAHOO JAPAN CORP (YAHOY)

The shares of micro-blogging site, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), jumped in excess of 6 percent after the social network announced partnership with Flipboard and YAHOO JAPAN CORP (OTCMKTS:YAHOY) for a new advertisement initiative. The micro-blogging site would display its adverts on the mobile apps of partner companies. Twitter has struggled recently with its revenue streams and this

Intel Corporation (INTC) Boosts ‘Internet of Things’ Business, Acquires Lantiq

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is positioning itself in ‘Internet of Things’ and has agreed to buy Lantiq, a German firm specializing in home networking technologies and broadband access. Lantiq was previously under Infineon, and was bought in 2009 for about $400 million by Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco, California-based private equity firm. Deutsche Telekom are

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM): Top 3 Stock Holdings of Arrowstreet Capital

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) are among the top 3 stock holdings of Arrowstreet Capital, as per its recent SEC 13F filing. The investment manager has a current investment portfolio of $18.61 billion with its primary investments in technology, healthcare, and finance industry. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the largest

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Restores Top Execs’ Bonuses In The Face Of Dwindling Profits

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) reported in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it is awarding a bonus worth $3.6 million to CEO Virginia Rometty, as well as bonuses for the company’s senior managers. The Big Blue is awarding the bonuses despite weak performance for the past year, wherein net income declined

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Convenes With China Regulator Over Fakes Scuffle

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) CEO Jack Ma met with the head of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) on the same day that the commerce regulator has publicly criticised the giant internet retailer for allegedly tolerating the proliferation of fake goods in its sites. The meeting, which was initiated by the SAIC

Google Inc (GOOGL) Conforms With U.K. Data Regulator Over Privacy Policy

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has agreed to make clear delineations with users in the U.K. about how it handles personal information in a “formal undertaking” with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after the said agency found the search giant’s privacy policy to be too vague.  The regulatory agency announced in a statement that it is requiring

Facebook Inc (FB) Raises Mobile User Engagement With ‘Place Tips,’ More Mobile Features Expected In Future

After announcing promising quarterly results, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is all set to focus on its aggressively growing business unit, mobile advertising, with more mobile user targeted features. The social networking company launched its latest feature “Place Tips” for mobile users that offers more information about the places users are visiting. While talking about the new