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French Twitter Users Can Soon Transfer Money With a Tweet

Twitter is partnering with France's second-largest bank this week to let customers transfer money with a simple tweet. The two are expected to unveil details at a press conference in Paris on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

Here’s Why Gerry Graf Is the Best Speaker During Advertising Week

Just when you thought Advertising Week could not get more full of itself, along comes Gerry Graf.

Fortune, Money Spinoff From CNNMoney.com

Time Inc. has been undergoing some major restructuring in anticipation of its split from Time Warner, now just days away. But there are some changes within the brands, too. Take, for instance, Fortune and Money, which until today had their digital properties integrated with CNN under CNNMoney. Now, the titles are severing ties with CNN and spinning off into their own single-brand sites.

Twitter Still Finding Its Wings in Bumpy IPO

So much for a smooth flight:  Twitter’s public debut hit some turbulence on day two.The much-hyped Wall Street offering started Thursday, after Twitter lined up investors to sell 70 million shares at $26 a piece. Shares jumped in the opening minutes of trading to as high as $50, but that was as good as it gets.

Google’s $1,000 Stock Means Billions to Founders’ Bank Accounts

$1,000. Google’s stock price hit its all-time high today, making the rich founders even wealthier. Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each saw their fortunes rise more than $250 million today as shares topped the four-figure threshold.

How Comcast Scared Up All That GE Cash

Comcast on Tuesday announced it will pay $16.7 billion to acquire the 49 percent stake in NBCUniversal owned by General Electric, a move that accelerates the buyout well ahead of analysts’ expectations.

Top Ad Sales Position at Money Named

Following last month’s restructuring of Time Inc.’s publishing ranks, in which Fortune and CNNMoney publisher Jed Hartman was given the newly created role of group publisher of news and business, Fortune executive sales director Tony Haskel has been promoted to

ING Direct Lures Teens With Cash, MacBooks, iPods

What's as valuable to teenagers as cash in this stultifying economy? Well, MacBooks and iPod Touches, based on ING Direct's latest marketing push—for a new debit card/online bank account called Money. 

VCs Sending Big Money to Media

First-quarter venture capital investments rose by 35 percent over last year, aided by big plays in social media, gaming, and online shopping companies. According to data released this morning from Dow Jones VentureSource, venture capital devoted to Web-heavy consumer media companies tripled over the same period in 2010.