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Shares of the online food ordering company surged nearly 50% in early trading to about $38 per share.
The latest Chinese technology company to seek a stock market listing in the United States comes with heavyweight backers and is a rare attempt at an offering by a parent company already listed in Hong Kong.
Facebook spent years defining what it means to have an online identity. Now with the surge in popularity of anonymous social apps, Facebook may be spending next few figuring out how to deal with the complete opposite case.
Microsoft?s newly revealed Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 does some neat things that Apple?s Siri can?t, but that could change soon. Amidst this week?s Cortana buzz, Apple has acquired a speech recognition company called Novauris Technologies, which could play a major part in improving Siri for future versions of iOS.