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US Markets Open After Global Stocks Slip

Gainers and losers of Wednesday, March 9, 2016 stock market

Shares of Blue Buffalo and Air Transport Service gained during the Wednesday trading session while shares of Yelp, Unisys Corp and Zagg Inc lost their shares in the stock market.

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Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo Grow Smarter On Its First Birthday

Amazon Echo is a smart device that was launched on November 7, 2014, it can respond to human voice when users call its name, "Alexa." After a year in the market, new functionalities are added to make it a better smart device.

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Zomato co-founders

Zomato restaurant discovery acquired $60M funds; Introduces Whitelabel platform

Indian-based restaurant search app Zomato acquired $60M from Temasek Holdings and Vy Capital. The search app will use it to expand the business to other countries and to introduce other services like Zomato Whitelabel.

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Max Levchin (L) and Gwynne Shotwell

Yelp CEO announces departure of Chairman Max Levchin

Crowdsourced business review site Yelp took a double whammy as its chairman filed his resignation after the company's stock plunged 28 per cent for the second quarter of 2015.

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Dianping.com

China-based Tencent Holdings Ltd to acquire 20pct in Dianping.com

Tencent Holdings Ltd, the biggest Internet company in Asia, purchased a 20% stake in online review platform Dianping.com, as it steps up its location-based services, Bloomberg reported.

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Truecaller

Sweden's Truecaller grabs $18.8M in Series B financing

Stockholm, Sweden-based mobile phone community Truecaller grabbed $18.8 million in a Series B financing round led by Sequoia Capital to help identify unknown phone callers and block spam calls.

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Yelp

Yelp adds mobile reviews as users shift to mobile devices

Yelp added a new functionality, allowing everyone to write and edit full reviews through the Yelp mobile app.

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Facebook

Facebook, Groupon gain more venture capitalists, spur rally

Analyst Aaron Kessler said internet stocks' gains would continue because investors were more confident in new business models like mobile and community advertising.

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Restaurant fine dining

Yelp acquires SeatMe for US$12.7 million

Yelp acquired SeatMe for US$12.7 million.

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Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO and Founder of Yelp

Yelp Opens to Possible Facebook Partnership

Yelp's CFO, Rob Krolik, announced that the company's doors are open to a possible partnership with Facebook graph search feature.

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In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through a magnifying glass held by a woman in Bern May 19, 2012. Picture taken May 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Hodel

Bubble burst: what Facebook IPO can mean for startups

Today Facebook’s price declined further, closed at $25.87 per share, down 3.83%.

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In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through a magnifying glass held by a woman in Bern May 19, 2012. Picture taken May 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Hodel

Bubble burst: what Facebook IPO can mean for startups

Today Facebook’s price declined further, closed at $25.87 per share, down 3.83%.

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