Web.com Group Inc. shares tumbled 20 percent after Google Inc. said it’s testing a service for finding and registering domain names on the Internet, potentially threatening Web.com’s main business.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s fourth- quarter revenue growth slowed and profit margins declined as the e-commerce company spent more on marketing to attract smartphone users.
For potential buyers from Google Inc. to Facebook Inc., takeover targets just got cheaper.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. posted a surge in fourth-quarter profit as analysts raise their valuation ahead of a potential U.S. initial public offering by China’s largest e-commerce company.
Groupon Inc., the largest daily- deals website, is introducing a credit-card reader to vie with products offered by Square Inc. and EBay Inc.’s PayPal service and boost revenue from small businesses.
Akamai Technologies Inc., which helps businesses deliver data at faster speeds over the Internet, said Chief Executive Officer Paul Sagan will leave by the end of 2013.
For a private equity firm that’s looking for the cheapest way to get online, AOL Inc. is trading for 57 cents on the dollar.
Google Inc. has boosted the number of advertisers using display ads on its YouTube video site 10-fold in the past year, a sign the company is making headway to lift sales in businesses other than search.
"The Facebooks and Googles are getting that much further ahead."
- Sameet Sinha on Jul 15, 2014