TC Roundup: Yelp buys delivery network Eat24 for $134M to ramp up in food operations
Yelp buys delivery network Eat24 for $134M to ramp up in food operations: Another acquisition for Yelp that will take the local listings company even deeper into commerce and food-related services. It's gobbling up Eat24, a U.S. food delivery business that competes with GrubHub, Delivery.com and others in the area of delivering food on behalf of various restaurants. Yelp is paying $134 million for Eat24, with $75 million in cash and the rest in Yelp shares, for the company. (Tech Crunch)
Forbes website used to hack readers: Users of Microsoft MSFT flagship Internet browser who visited Forbes.com on the four days following Thanksgiving were open to be hacked, two cybersecurity firms said Tuesday.
The companies, iSight Partners and Invincea, said hackers who appear to be linked to China had reprogrammed Forbes' "Thought of the Day" widget to send malicious computer code to readers' computers. (The Wall Street Journal)
Apple to build $850M solar energy farm in CA: Apple will partner with First Solar to build an $850 million solar energy farm in California, CEO Tim Cook said on Tuesday.
First Solar shares spiked on the news and closed the day about 5 percent higher, while Apple ended about 2 percent higher. Apple's value rose to $710.70 billion as it became the first U.S. company to close with a market cap above $700 billion. The tech giant had touched the $700 billion level before but never managed to settle there.(CNBC)
Oh Noto! this time, Twitter's CFO falls for a spam link, loses his account: It happens to Twitter users — anonymous and famous — all the time: They click on links without thinking and â€¦ boom! They lose their accounts to spammers.
What makes it notable this time is that the Twitter user in question was Anthony Noto, the company's chief financial officer. (Recode)