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Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com

DUBAI Amazon.com has agreed to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com, thwarting a last minute bid by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's Emaar Malls .

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Chinese tech giant Tencent signs $4.65 billion loan deal

HONG KONG Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has signed a $4.65 billion loan deal, Basis Point reported, amid a flurry of fund-raising by China's internet giants.

Mar 27 2017

Snap surges after IPO banks give flurry of 'buy' ratings

Shares of Snap Inc jumped nearly 5 percent on Monday after several of the Snapchat owner's IPO underwriters handed it badly needed "buy" ratings.

Money Mar 27 2017

Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

MENLO PARK, Calif. Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google Maps.

Facebook Mar 27 2017

Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

NEW YORK Comcast Corp is planning to rebrand and expand a streaming video option for broadband subscribers who do not want to pay for a traditional cable package, sources told Reuters on Monday.

Music Mar 27 2017

Ericsson hit by bill of up to $1.7 billion as new CEO sets out overhaul

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Ericsson will book up to $1.7 billion in provisions, writedowns and restructuring costs in the first quarter as its new CEO outlined his strategy to lead the telecom equipment maker out of its worst crisis in a decade.

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