NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just in time for the homestretch to the first U.S. presidential primaries and caucuses, a popular archive of sometimes-misguided or embarrassing tweets that have been deleted by politicians and their staff has been resurrected by Twitter. Source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Foursquare, which makes apps that let users find restaurants and stores and “check” into them, is discussing a funding round that would set its value at $250 million, less than half its worth two years ago, tech news site Re/code...
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese mobile security software maker Qihoo 360 Technology Co is raising a US$3.4bn-equivalent loan to back its US$9.3bn buyout by a group of investors, banking sources said on Tuesday. Source
(Reuters) – Business services companies Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, NTT Data Corp and Atos SE are competing to acquire Perot Systems, an IT management business of Dell Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Source
(Reuters) – Canadian gaming company Amaya Inc has been ordered by a Kentucky court to pay $870 million in penalties to cover alleged losses by the state’s residents who played real-money poker on PokerStars’ website between 2006 and 2011. Source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday that it would ask the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to put on hold all proceedings, including a trial, in a class-action lawsuit filed by its drivers over their employment status. Source
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Palantir Technologies, a data analytics and security company that helps government agencies track down terrorists and uncover financial fraud, said on Wednesday it has raised $880 million in its latest financing round. Source