Wal-Mart using Facebook to win back-to-school sales

Wal-Mart using Facebook to win back-to-school sales
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Forget exchanging letters, phone calls or e-mails. This year, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants students heading to college to log on to Facebook to design their dorm room with their roommate.[Lees verder]

YouTube the star of Australian election race
CANBERRA (Reuters) – YouTube is the new election weapon of choice for Australia’s leaders as they vie for youth votes, but the strategy to be hip could backfire just months before the poll expected in November.[Lees verder]

Police arrest French teen over Potter translation
PARIS (Reuters) – Police arrested a teenager suspected of posting his own translation of the latest Harry Potter novel on the Internet weeks before the official French release, the book’s publishers said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Google’s purchase of Postini gets antitrust OK
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google Inc. has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire Web-based security provider Postini, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

“300” racks up big numbers on DVD
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – It looked like a video game and felt like a video game, so it isn’t surprising that the box office smash “300” scored big during its first week in video stores.[Lees verder]

Hearst Corp. to acquire shoppers’ site Kaboodle
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Publisher Hearst Corp. said on Wednesday it will buy Kaboodle Inc., a Web site where shoppers can network and make recommendations on products.[Lees verder]

Music companies seek new money in old partners
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The world’s leading music companies, hit by falling sales of CDs, are switching to a new groove — buying merchandising, management and other companies to diversify and boost profits.[Lees verder]

Priceline shares rally on strong profit
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Priceline.com’s shares jumped more than 21 percent in early trading on Wednesday, a day after the company reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its earnings outlook.[Lees verder]

Wal-Mart using Facebook to win back-to-school sales
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Forget exchanging letters, phone calls or e-mails. This year, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants students heading to college to log on to Facebook to design their dorm room with their roommate.[Lees verder]

YouTube the star of Australian election race
CANBERRA (Reuters) – YouTube is the new election weapon of choice for Australia’s leaders as they vie for youth votes, but the strategy to be hip could backfire just months before the poll expected in November.[Lees verder]

Police arrest French teen over Potter translation
PARIS (Reuters) – Police arrested a teenager suspected of posting his own translation of the latest Harry Potter novel on the Internet weeks before the official French release, the book’s publishers said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

Google’s purchase of Postini gets antitrust OK
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google Inc. has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire Web-based security provider Postini, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.[Lees verder]

“300” racks up big numbers on DVD
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – It looked like a video game and felt like a video game, so it isn’t surprising that the box office smash “300” scored big during its first week in video stores.[Lees verder]

Hearst Corp. to acquire shoppers’ site Kaboodle
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Publisher Hearst Corp. said on Wednesday it will buy Kaboodle Inc., a Web site where shoppers can network and make recommendations on products.[Lees verder]

Music companies seek new money in old partners
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The world’s leading music companies, hit by falling sales of CDs, are switching to a new groove — buying merchandising, management and other companies to diversify and boost profits.[Lees verder]

Priceline shares rally on strong profit
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Priceline.com’s shares jumped more than 21 percent in early trading on Wednesday, a day after the company reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its earnings outlook.[Lees verder]