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Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo is visiting China, the biggest market where the popular messaging service is banned, the company said.
Business Wire, a service used for corporate news releases, said Thursday it would stop selling its high-speed wire to Wall Street traders seeking to get a jump on the market.
Record iPhone and iPad sales pushed Apple quarterly revenue to a new high but shares tumbled Monday over concerns of weaker profits ahead in fierce mobile gadget markets.
Twitter will make its Wall Street debut Thursday with a price tag of $26 per share, bidding to raise up to $2.1 billion in the most eagerly awaited stock offering since Facebook.
Tokyo shares opened lower Tuesday, following a weak showing on Wall Street as speculation lingers that the US Federal Reserve will scale back its bond-buying programme.
Apple beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Tuesday with help from strong sales of iPhones, boosting a share price weighed down by concerns the company was losing its game-changing cutting edge.
The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that several bidders have stepped up to vie for Hulu, an online video website that Internet pioneer Yahoo was said to be eyeing as an acquisition.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday that he was not worried about a potential financial bubble forming as Wall Street stocks racked up record highs.
Wall Street raider Carl Icahn defended his twin attacks on computer giant Dell and offshore oil rig operator Transocean Friday, saying such companies need "shaking up" for shareholders' benefit.
Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday as traders took a breather after healthy gains in the previous session while Chinese data showed growth in manufacturing activity had slowed.
Dell's plan to take the computer giant private offers an opportunity to return to its start-up roots, but won't solve the fundamental problems facing the company and the PC sector.
Facebook is increasing its revenue from mobile with more users now accessing the social network via smartphones and tablets than from personal computers, but Wall Street remains unimpressed.
Bernard Madoff's multi-billion dollar Wall Street fraud started in the early 1970s, at least two decades earlier than previously thought.
Protesters from Occupy Wall Street hit New York City streets again Monday to mark their one-year anniversary, disrupting access to the stock exchange, as police detained more than 180 people.
US billionaire George Soros has bought a stake in Manchester United, the British football club that made its Wall Street debut earlier this month, according to a filing with US regulators on Monday.
Popular British football (soccer) team Manchester United announced Monday that it hopes to earn over $300 million in its proposed IPO on Wall Street.
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