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Twitter says hackers compromise 250K accounts

Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million ...

dateFeb 02, 2013 in Internet
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AOL tunes into video ads with buy

US Internet pioneer AOL announced Wednesday that it is buying online video advertising platform in a $405 million deal spotlighting the lucrative potential of the market.

dateAug 08, 2013 in Business
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Roku raises $60M from Hearst, News Corp, others

Roku, the streaming video device maker, has raised $60 million in its sixth round of funding. Media giant Hearst Corp. and an unnamed institutional investor joined News Corp. and its subsidiary British Sky Broadcasting in ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Business
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Google to set up $82M fund for French publishers

Google will help French news organizations increase their online advertising revenue and also set up a €60 million ($82 million) fund to finance digital publishing innovation, settling a dispute over whether the Internet ...

dateFeb 01, 2013 in Internet
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Facebook kicks off vote on new policies

Facebook asked its one billion members Monday to vote on an overhaul of privacy and other policies in what may be the last binding referendum of its kind at the huge social network.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Internet
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