MySpace deletes 29,000 sex offenders

MySpace deletes 29,000 sex offenders
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Popular Internet social network MySpace said on Tuesday it detected and deleted 29,000 convicted sex offenders on its service, more than four times the figure it had initially reported.[Lees verder]

CNN’s Youtube debate draws impressive ratings
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – Monday’s CNN-YouTube debate brought in pretty good numbers, delivering the highest viewership for a debate among adults 18-34 in cable news history.[Lees verder]

San Francisco power outage knocks out major Web site
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Sporadic power outages cascaded across San Francisco for two hours on Tuesday, causing minor disruptions in the downtown business district, but knocking out Craigslist, the world’s most popular local site.[Lees verder]

Facebook names ex YouTube finance chief as new CFO
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Fast-growing social network site Facebook named former YouTube Chief Financial Officer Gideon Yu as its new CFO, replacing prior finance chief Michael Sheridan, in the latest step toward a potential initial public offering (IPO).[Lees verder]

Clinton, Obama exchange dueling post-debate memos
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bickering broke out on Tuesday between the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama over whether it would be appropriate to meet troublesome world leaders if either of them wins the November 2008 election.[Lees verder]

SEC settles with men accused of Web Ponzi scheme
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it settled fraud charges with two men accused of operating an Internet-based Ponzi scheme that raised $41.9 million in four months.[Lees verder]

Amazon net jumps on strong U.S. sales, stock zooms
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. posted quarterly net profit on Tuesday that more than tripled, surprising Wall Street as U.S. sales jumped and the company raised its 2007 sales and operating earnings outlook, sending shares up more than 20 percent.[Lees verder]

Bancroft Dow Jones decision seen next week: source
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The family that controls Dow Jones & Co expects to decide by early next week if it wants to sell the company to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for $5 billion, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

MySpace deletes 29,000 sex offenders
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Popular Internet social network MySpace said on Tuesday it detected and deleted 29,000 convicted sex offenders on its service, more than four times the figure it had initially reported.[Lees verder]

CNN’s Youtube debate draws impressive ratings
NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – Monday’s CNN-YouTube debate brought in pretty good numbers, delivering the highest viewership for a debate among adults 18-34 in cable news history.[Lees verder]

San Francisco power outage knocks out major Web site
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Sporadic power outages cascaded across San Francisco for two hours on Tuesday, causing minor disruptions in the downtown business district, but knocking out Craigslist, the world’s most popular local site.[Lees verder]

Facebook names ex YouTube finance chief as new CFO
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Fast-growing social network site Facebook named former YouTube Chief Financial Officer Gideon Yu as its new CFO, replacing prior finance chief Michael Sheridan, in the latest step toward a potential initial public offering (IPO).[Lees verder]

Clinton, Obama exchange dueling post-debate memos
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bickering broke out on Tuesday between the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama over whether it would be appropriate to meet troublesome world leaders if either of them wins the November 2008 election.[Lees verder]

SEC settles with men accused of Web Ponzi scheme
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it settled fraud charges with two men accused of operating an Internet-based Ponzi scheme that raised $41.9 million in four months.[Lees verder]

Amazon net jumps on strong U.S. sales, stock zooms
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. posted quarterly net profit on Tuesday that more than tripled, surprising Wall Street as U.S. sales jumped and the company raised its 2007 sales and operating earnings outlook, sending shares up more than 20 percent.[Lees verder]

Bancroft Dow Jones decision seen next week: source
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The family that controls Dow Jones & Co expects to decide by early next week if it wants to sell the company to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for $5 billion, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

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