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  • Twitter sues U.S. government over surveillance disclosure rules

     Twitter sues U.S. government over surveillance disclosure rules
    Twitter Inc. is the latest tech giant to sue the U.S. government for the right to reveal the scope of government surveillance of its users. The San Francisco microblogging site filed suit against the Department of Justice and the FBI on Tuesday,...
  • Facebook bus drivers looking to unionize

    Facebook bus drivers looking to unionize
    Drivers who whisk Facebook employees off to the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters each morning in Wi-Fi-equipped buses are looking to unionize, complaining of long hours, split shifts and wages so low they can’t buy homes near their jobs....
  • Facebook closes $21.8-billion deal for WhatsApp

    Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app. First announced in February, the deal set a stunning high-water mark for an acquisition of a...
  • EBay agrees to spin off PayPal after pressure from activist investors

    In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor. He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
  • Yahoo-AOL merger proposal: recipe for revival, or stagnation?

    Yahoo-AOL merger proposal: recipe for revival, or stagnation?
    A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive. Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
  • Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall

    Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall
    Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value. The hefty spending plans exposed the first signs of stress in the rock-solid...
  • Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off

    Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off
    The $108 billion Fidelity Contrafund continues to have a big appetite for Facebook Inc's stock, adding to its position in the social media company during the third quarter and praising its mobile ad revenue growth and "visionary management." The fund,...
  • Movies bust out of screen with panoramic, virtual technology

    Movies bust out of screen with panoramic, virtual technology
    A Tyrannosaurus rex lumbers forward, belts out a deafening roar, then stomps overhead, and a viewer watching inside a virtual reality headset turns around to see the beast walking away. The lifelike run-in with a prehistoric monster comes courtesy of...
  • Facebook to introduce new advertising platform: WSJ

    Facebook to introduce new advertising platform: WSJ
    Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter. The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad...
  • Privacy advocates want regulators to go after Facebook

    Privacy advocates want regulators to go after Facebook
    Privacy advocates Tuesday called for government regulators to investigate Facebook’s tracking of users even when they’re on third-party sites, saying the change might violate a previous privacy agreement Facebook made with the government....
  • Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony

    Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony
    Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen. Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...