News tagged with minority stake

AP buys stake in live video service Bambuser

The Associated Press said Thursday that it has bought a minority stake in the live video service Bambuser, boosting its ability to acquire and distribute video collected by people who have witnessed news events.

dateJun 20, 2013 in Business
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Samsung promotes chairman's son to vice chairman

Samsung Electronics Co. promoted its chairman's only son to vice chairman, putting the 44-year-old closer to the top leadership position at the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones and TVs.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Business
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Japan Livedoor tycoon Horie to be jailed

Japan's brash Livedoor Internet tycoon Takafumi Horie will be jailed after losing his final appeal against a conviction for accounting fraud, a judicial official said Tuesday.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Business
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Craigslist exec told Whitman had 2 sides

(AP) -- The eBay executive who led the online auction site's efforts to gain a minority stake in Craigslist warned that former eBay CEO Meg Whitman had a Jekyll-and-Hyde personality, the CEO of Craigslist said Monday.

dateDec 14, 2009 in Internet
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Whitman pledges not in Craigslist contract

(AP) -- Assurances that former eBay CEO Meg Whitman gave Craigslist's officials before eBay bought into the online classifieds company were never put in writing, the founder of Craigslist acknowledged Friday.

dateDec 11, 2009 in Business
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