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A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Controversial ‘Twitter Tax Break’ Is Working, Report Finds

Supporters of a tax break intended to lure Twitter to San Francisco’s blighted mid-Market neighborhood are pointing to a new report as an indicator of its success.

10/28/2014

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General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.

10/23/2014

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Twitter Rolls Out ‘Buy Button’ To Let Users Make In-App Purchases

Twitter is rolling out a feature allowing users to buy products with the push of a button.

09/08/2014

Screen shot of SoundCloud website. (CBS)

Larry Magid: SoundCloud Will Start Paying Artists, Introduces Ads

SoundCloud will start paying artists and record companies whose music appears on the popular streaming site.

08/21/2014

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Twitter Stock Price Skyrockets After News Of Revenue, User Surge

Stronger revenue from Twitter sent the company’s stock up 21 percent in early trading Wednesday.

07/30/2014

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Airbnb Starts Collecting Hotel Tax In Portland— San Francisco Likely To Be Next

Airbnb began collecting hotel taxes Tuesday for all of its reservations in Portland, Oregon and is expected to soon do the same in San Francisco.

07/01/2014

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo!’s Video Service Puts Content Creators First; Will Compete With YouTube

Yahoo! appears to be getting ready to launch a new video service aimed at challenging YouTube by tapping into their viewers, while paying content creators more for ad traffic than the Google-owned company.

05/27/2014

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Increases Stock Buyback, Plans 7-For-1 Split; Shares Surge After-Hours

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.

04/23/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Big Jump In Ad Revenue Powers Strong Earnings Report From Facebook

Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.

04/23/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Earnings Jump; Mobile Ad Revenue Eclipses Desktop

Facebook’s quarterly earnings and revenue grew and surpassed expectations as the company expanded the number of users and the amount of money it makes on mobile ads.

01/29/2014

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