Wall Street Journal

Gillian Wong Returns Back To AP As News Director, Assigns For Greater China

Ted Anthony, AP’s Director of Asia- Pacific news has named Gillian Wong as the News Director for Greater China. Wong, a career journalist is famed for her vast knowledge over China following his coverage over this territory since 2008. The charismatic journalist is going to serve AP from Beijing in its 2nd phase after fist one ended in 2008.

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News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (NWSA.O) said it would buy Move Inc (MOVE.O), the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business.

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How Bill Gross became too hot for Pimco to handle

Bill Gross' abrupt departure from Pimco, the giant bond firm that he co-founded more than four decades ago, was preceded by months of clashes between the star investor and the firm's executive committee that got progressively worse, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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Activist investor Peltz wants DuPont to break up: WSJ

Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management has called for a break up of DuPont (DD.N), arguing that the diversified chemicals company's overly complex and bloated corporate structure overburdens its seven business lines, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Alibaba aims to launch share sale in early September: source

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning to launch its New York stock market debut in the week of Sept. 8, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

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Box to possibly cancel IPO

The expected date for Box's public debut has been rescheduled said online media platforms Quartz and Wall Street Journal citing falling tech stocks prices happening on market bourses that could affect the share pricing of the company.

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Warner Bros mulls investing $10M to $15M in YouTube game video site Machinima

Burbank, US-based movie company Warner Bros is mulling over a $10 million to $15 million investment in YouTube game-focused web video site Machinima, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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Nokia to launch first Android phone without Google services -report

Soon-to-be Microsoft-owned mobile phone maker Nokia will reportedly launch its first Android phone code named Normandy, which could be powered by Microsoft and Nokia, on February 24 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Former executive editor Bill Keller to leave New York Times for news startup

New York Times columnist and former executive editor Bill Keller will be leaving the American media firm to become the editor-in-chief of nonprofit news startup The Marshall Project on March 1.

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Facebook competes with Twitter for Super Bowl 'second screen' crown

Facebook is looking to steal the "second screen" crown from Twitter as the two social giant networks scramble to offer the best coverage of the National Football League (NFL) teams' clashes in the Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Dropbox now valued at $10B after another $250M in new funding

California, US-based cloud storage services provider Dropbox raised another $250 million in new funding two years after a previous $250-million round, further lifting the company's valuation close to $10 billion.

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US software maker Zendesk to launch IPO in 2014

San Francisco, California-based customer-tracking software maker Zendesk has sought the services of Goldman Sachs to lead a potential initial public offering (IPO) set later this year.

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News Corp picks up Ireland's social news agency Storyful in $25M deal

New York, US-based media group News Corp has acquired Dublin, Ireland's social news agency Storyful in a deal valued at €18 million ($25 million) to help surface and validate user-generated news online.

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US carrier Sprint planning 2014 $20B T-Mobile takeover -report

US-based telecommunications company Sprint is eyeing the purchase of rival T-Mobile USA next year in a deal worth $20 billion, according to sources cited in a report by The Wall Street Journal.

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WSJ report challenges role of private equity in average consumer

Becky Pritchard conducted an investigative report for the Wall Street Journal about how private equity had embedded itself deeply in an average consumer's life.

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