Archive: 25/02/2014

Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

(AP)—Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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US judge mulls sending phone hacking case to UK

(AP)—A federal judge in Los Angeles suggested Monday that Great Britain would be the proper place for a Hollywood stuntwoman to pursue a lawsuit against News Corp. and related companies over alleged phone hacking.

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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LinkedIn to launch site in Chinese

(AP)—LinkedIn is launching a Chinese-language site for the most populous Internet market and says it will comply with the communist government's censorship rules.

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Internet
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Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast deal

(AP)—After years of bickering, online video purveyor Netflix and media giant Comcast, the largest U.S. broadband service, are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they're watching ...

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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Uncovering the secret world of the Plastisphere

Scientists are revealing how microbes living on floating pieces of plastic marine debris affect the ocean ecosystem, and the potential harm they pose to invertebrates, humans and other animals. New research being presented ...

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Environment
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