Twitter Feed of Thomson Reuters Is Latest Victim of Syrian Hackers

Another major media company sees its Twitter feed targeted.

News Startup Circa Taps Reuters Social Media Head for Editor in Chief

A newsy hire for a mobile news company.

eBay to Stop Advertising Inside Mobile Apps: “It’s Not Worth It.”

“We aren’t happy with the user experience and we don’t need the money,” said Devin Wenig, eBay’s president of global marketplaces.

Rafat Ali 2.0: Meet Skift, the Travel Industry’s Version of PaidContent

What do you do after you build and sell a pioneering digital media start-up? Take two years off, and start building another media star-tup.

Battery Ventures Jump-Starts Avalara With $20 Million in Capital

Retailers often have a hard time figuring out how much customers need to pay in sales tax, but with Avalara’s help, they don’t have to worry about it.

ATP Capital Launching New $150 Million Mobile Fund, Changing Name

The company behind the BlackBerry Partners Fund is rebranding itself, launching a new fund and expanding its presence in Silicon Valley.

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eBay Appoints Devin Wenig as New President of Marketplaces

eBay has named Devin Wenig, former CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets, as new president of its Marketplaces business unit. The appointment follows the departure of Lorrie Norrington, who left the position a year ago. Wenig, 44, will report to President and CEO John Donahoe. Over the past year, the Marketplaces unit has been undergoing a transformation, and while it represents eBay’s largest division, it faces being eclipsed by eBay’s faster growing PayPal division.


VC Fundraising Has Best Start Since 2001

The U.S. venture-capital industry had its best fund-raising start since 2001 as three firms dominated, Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association said Monday.

InsideView, an Intelligence Dashboard for Salespeople, Raises $12 Million

A personal CIA for salespeople, InsideView aims to turn data from social media, financial databases and other sources into useful business intelligence.

Sprint Now Gaining Subscribers Instead of Losing Them

Good news for long-suffering Sprint Nextel investors: Customer retention has finally improved to the point where the carrier is able to report actual gains in postpaid subscribers, rather than losses.

Insanely Great: Apple Shares Top $300

Sirius Posts a Profit

RIM Stumbles

Sirius XM: Back From the Brink

Big Red in the Red

Appleā€™s Killer Quarter

Adobe Sees Demand Improving

Two in a Row for IAC