The New York Times has published its first online edition on Jan 22, 1996. Marking the 20th founding anniversary, the news conglomerate has launched ‘History of NYTimes.com’, narrating chronology of the news website’s evolution and further development. The capsule offers video and audio contents including interviews with people related to the evolution.
Silicon Valley, US-based tech firm Tachyus landed $6 million in a venture round led by Founders Fund to expand its workforce and use data to optimize oil and gas production.
Search giant Yahoo Japan is set to take Japan-based telco eAccess from Internet firm Softbank in a deal valued at $3.2 billion (JPY324 billion) to beef up its e-commerce and advertising businesses.
American Internet and tech giant Google struck a manufacture and distribution deal with Italian optical wear maker Luxottica for the future versions of its wearable Glass.
US-based investment firms Benchmark Capital, Fortress Investment Group, and Ribbit Capital are buying a stake in Pantera Capital's Bitcoin fund called Pantera Bitcoin and committed to conduct virtual currency transactions through Pantera.
The data theft at American retailer Target that happened between November to December last year prompted a bank to replace all customer debit cards involved in the breach, with the new cards to be sent out soon.
Of all the capital raised for private equity buyout funds last year, half of it went to the biggest funds, according to data published on Friday by London-based research firm Preqin.
New York City, US-based health insurer Oscar has secured $30 million in a funding round led by the Founders Fund to accelerate its expansion across the country.
Vice Media has bought New York-based digital company Carrot Creative to experiment with ways to distribute its editorial content, in a deal valued between $15 million to $20 million, according to a source familiar with the transaction.
Google acquired seven robotics firms in the past six months to create manufacturing and logistics robots for a project under Android founder Andy Rubin to compete with Amazon's flying delivery drones.
Almost all cryptocurrencies (peer-to-peer digital currencies) has been growing fast over the last seven days, including Bitcoin, Litecoin, PeerCoin, Megacoin, and Namecoin, according to coinmarketcap.com.
Israeli computer scientists Dorit Ron and Adi Shamir retreated their claims in a report they published citing a financial link between the Bitcoin payment system and the operator of Internet black market Silk Road.
Minneapolis-based commemorative paraphernalia retailer Jostens gave its approval on the company's acquisition of rival American Achievement Group in a deal that was valued at USD500 million, according to a source familiar with the matter.
JPMorgan Chase & Co finalized a USD13-billion settlement with the US Justice Department to end a long legal fight over the bank's risky mortgage practices that helped pull down the country's economy.
Standard & Poor's downgraded France's credit rating from AA+ to AA, citing President Francois Hollande's ineffective growth policies.
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