Reddit boosts news capabilities in social media turf grab

Reddit boosts news capabilities in social media turf grab
Reddit, a website with a retro-'90s look and space-alien mascot that tracks everything from online news to celebrity Q&As, is going after more eyeballs, and advertising, by allowing members of its passionate community to post their own news more ...

China’s Alibaba revenues up as landmark IPO draws near

China’s Alibaba revenues up as landmark IPO draws near
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares for a highly anticipated public offering.China's largest Internet company, which plans to raise as much as ...

Keep Steve Jobs’ personality out of hiring trial, tech companies say

Keep Steve Jobs’ personality out of hiring trial, tech companies say
Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing.Tech workers filed a class ...

Twitter buys social data provider Gnip

Twitter buys social data provider Gnip
Twitter Inc said it bought social data provider Gnip to provide enhanced data analytics capabilities to its business customers.Twitter did not disclose the price it paid for Gnip."Together we plan to offer more sophisticated data sets and better data ...

Carrefour to revive Brazil e-commerce business: CEO

Carrefour to revive Brazil e-commerce business: CEO
Carrefour, the world's largest retailer, plans to revive its e-commerce operations in Brazil this year after shutting the business down in 2012 as part of broader group restructuring.Chief Executive Georges Plassat revealed the plan at the annual shareholders meeting ...

Turkey says Twitter agrees to close some accounts, no tax deal yet

Turkey says Twitter agrees to close some accounts, no tax deal yet
Twitter will close some accounts in Turkey but will not for now set up an office there as the government wants, a senior Turkish official said late on Monday after talks over a dispute which saw the government ban ...