LinkedIn reported its slowest growth in quarterly online ad revenue in more than two years.

LinkedIn forecasts weak quarterly profits

07.59 LinkedIn forecast first-quarter revenue and profit below Wall Street estimates as growth slows in its ads business and its hiring services face pressure outside North America.

Foxconn has been given preferred negotiating rights for the deal with Sharp

Most points of Foxconn-Sharp takeover deal agreed

11.54 Taiwan's Foxconn is aiming to finalise a deal to acquire Japan's Sharp by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn's chief executive Terry Gou said.

European and US negotiators missed deadline at weekend to agree key data transfer pact

EU and US reach deal on data transfers

02 Feb The European Union and the United States have reached a new deal that should prevent EU regulators from restricting data transfers by companies across the Atlantic.

Microsoft said that revenue in the business that includes Windows fell 5% to $12.66 billion in the second quarter

Microsoft beats forecasts on cloud demands

29 Jan Microsoft has reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat analysts' expectations, driven by aggressive cost cutting and growing demand for its cloud products and services.

Facebook shares rose almost 12% in after-hours trading on Wall Street

Mobile drives big jump in Facebook's ad sales

28 Jan Facebook smashed investors' expectations with a 52% jump in quarterly revenue as it sold more ads targeted at a fast-growing number of mobile users, sending its shares sharply higher after hours.