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Hootsuite raises $60 million, gets closer to IPO

Social media management company Hootsuite this morning announced that it has raised $60 million in new private equity and debt funding, bringing its …

The Crucial Fact Most Marketers Miss About Millennials: Big Changes for Gen Y Marketing

Picture your “typical” millennial. Young, tethered to social media, still living at home. New data reveals that not only is this picture wrong—it’s obsolete. The digitally native generation that helped elect Barack Obama, embraces equal marriage rights, and cares deeply about the environment is …

Facebook says its internet drones will be the size of 747s and fly for years

First test could occur in the US in 2015<p>We've known for a few months now that Facebook wants to beam wireless internet access to unconnected parts of the world using solar-powered, laser-equipped drones. But now one of the leaders of the project has revealed more mind-boggling details, including …

Microsoft Is Having A One-Day Windows 8 Sale: Get An Asus Touch PC For $199

It's selling an 11.6-inch Asus touch-screen laptop for $199.<p>The PC is called the Asus X200-MA and it runs the latest Intel processor, and the full-featured version of Windows 8. Here's the full specifications.<p>You can get it online at the Microsoft Store or at Microsoft's retail locations in the US, …

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Offshore Accounts Can Mean Jail, And Not Just In U.S.

Authorities in many countries do not prosecute tax crimes with the same degree of fervor as their counterparts in the U.S. For many reasons, America’s IRS is the most feared tax agency in the world. That is especially so after the IRS and the U.S. Department of Justice have had such unprecedented …

Tesla to build cars in China

Tesla is planning to build its electric cars in China.<p>"At some point in the next three or four years we'll be establishing local manufacturing in China," CEO Elon Musk said in Beijing. "China is very important to the future of Tesla."<p>Musk was in Beijing to mark the first deliveries of Tesla's Model …

GM seeks U.S. court protection against ignition lawsuits | Reuters

(Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights proposed class action litigation that seeks to set aside the restriction.<p>An engineer shows the ignition assembly which …