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Facebook and Zuckerberg embark on mega-IPO


Facebook unveiled what is expected to be Silicon Valley's largest ever initial public offering, but made it clear to outside investors that they will have little voice in its running, as founder and C

Yahoo! Q4 earnings drop 5 per cent


Yahoo Inc's net revenue and profit fell slightly in the fourth quarter, the struggling Internet company's last quarter before new Chief Executive Scott Thompson took the reins.

Shares of Yahoo were u

Apple posts record $13.06 bn quarterly net profit


Apple said on Tuesday its net profit more than doubled in the first quarter of fiscal 2012 to a record $13.06 billion, driven by strong sales of iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers.

The California

Amazon setting up first 'fulfillment center' in India

ama_3.jpg.crop_display.jpg Inc is setting up its first 'fulfillment center' in India as the world's largest Internet retailer tries to break into the world's second most-populous nation.

Fulfillment centers are gian

Google Q4 disappoints as advertising prices sink


What was supposed to be a celebration of the most prosperous quarter in Google's 13-year history instead turned into a major letdown.

The disappointment sunk in Thursday after Google's fourth-quarte

Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang resigns, shares jump


Jerry Yang, who co-founded Yahoo! nearly 17 years ago and had an ill-fated stint as chief executive, resigned on Tuesday from all of his positions with the struggling Internet company.

Yang, 43, one

Yahoo dangled $27 million pay package to get new CEO


Yahoo dangled a $27 million pay package to lure its newly hired CEO Scott Thompson away from PayPal.

The struggling Internet company disclosed the details of Thompson's compensation in a regulatory f

Yahoo board continues talks on Asian deal: WSJ


Yahoo Inc's board of directors has agreed to keep exploring a plan to split off the Internet company's Asian assets in a complex deal valued at $17 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Yahoo to weigh deals for Asian assets: Sources


Yahoo Inc is considering a plan to unload most of its prized Asian assets in a complex deal valued at roughly $17 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, winning nods of approval

Evidence of past water on Mars

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (left), who has written and directed In the Land of Blood and Honey, at the film’s premiere

A Nasa rover scouting for signs of past water on Mars has found the strongest evidence yet — a vein of gypsum, a mineral deposited by water, protruding from an ancient rock.

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