Internet News Headlines

Fri, Oct 24 2014

Google's Pichai to oversee major products and services

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SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.

Business, Tech 24 Oct 2014

Ralph Nader urges Apple to reduce buybacks and raise wages - WSJ

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- Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

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Ericsson flags North America slowdown

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STOCKHOLM - Mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson said on Friday a slowdown in North America created uncertainty over fourth quarter sales as operators cut spending after big investments in high-speed networks.

24 Oct 2014

Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up

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SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.

Business, Tech 24 Oct 2014

The Queen sends her first tweet

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LONDON - The Queen made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.

UK, Tech 24 Oct 2014

Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares dive

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SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday. | Video

Business, Tech 24 Oct 2014

Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app

SAN FRANCISCO - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service.

24 Oct 2014

Well-timed bullish option bets seen in Digital River weeks before deal

NEW YORK - Well-timed bullish options bets on Digital River Inc were placed about two weeks before the e-commerce services company said on Friday it would be taken private.

24 Oct 2014

America Movil hopes to complete spin-off, assets sale in 2015 - CEO

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MEXICO CITY - Mexican telecoms company America Movil hopes to complete a planned asset sale and a spin-off of its cellular towers in Mexico in 2015, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj said on Friday.

24 Oct 2014