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Analyst Drops Estimates For Samsung Galaxy S4 Shipments This Year

Why Facebook may fall to $15: Consider the RSUs

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A lot of investors are hoping for a recovery in Facebook’s stock. Over the course of the last two weeks, it has recovered from its low of $17.55 — and now stands at $22.86. That’s still 40 percent down from its $38 IPO price. Could it be that finally, four...
Why Facebook may fall to $15: Consider the RSUs
Where is Apple's 'next big thing'?

VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast

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VMware's stock is down by about 20% today after it reported a bleak forecast and news that it was cutting 900 jobs yesterday. Those jobs will come from some of its oddball units, like SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011....
VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast

Warren Buffett Says Apple Should Buy Back Stock, Ignore Einhorn's Calls for Preferred Stock

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Barron's reports on a couple of Apple-related comments made by Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett during a three-hour appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box show this morning. Buffett, known as America's most famous investor, suggests that Apple ignore all of the recent controversy surrounding a recent proposal from Greenlight Capital's David...
Warren Buffett Says Apple Should Buy Back Stock, Ignore Einhorn's Calls for Preferred Stock

Barron’s: Apple could join Dow index, would have to split shares for guaranteed spot

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A new report from business weekly Barron’s (via Reuters) claimed The Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index could potentially replace stocks from Alcoa, Bank of America, or Hewlett-Packard with Apple or Google. There’s no exact timeframe for the overhaul of the Dow index, but Barron’s said Apple would have to...
Barron’s: Apple could join Dow index, would have to split shares for guaranteed spot
Apple seen selling 31 million iPhones, 11 million iPads this quarter

Facebook Gets The Barron's Treatment -- Stock Declared To Be Still Massively Overvalued

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The cover of this weekend's Barron's is a booming takedown of Facebook titled bluntly: Facebook Is Worth $15 (the stock closed $22.86 on Friday). In other words, despite the massive plunge the stock has seen so far, it's got a lot more to fall. The points made in the piece:...
Facebook Gets The Barron's Treatment -- Stock Declared To Be Still Massively Overvalued

Zynga's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Are Out, Beating Expectations (ZNGA)

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Zynga's fourth-quarter earnings are out. The headline numbers: Q4 revenue of $311 million, flat year-over-year, and bookings of $261 million, down 15% year-over-year Q4 net loss of $48.6 million, down 89% year-over-year, adjusted EBITDA of $45 million, down 34% year-over-year Q4 GAAP EPS of ($0.06) and non-GAAP EPS of $0.01...
Zynga's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Are Out, Beating Expectations (ZNGA)
Samsung's dependance on Apple business is overblown
Down 24% from its 52-week high, Barron's names Apple top stock for 2013

Apple claimed a staggering 80% of mobile profit in Q4

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Impressive data points from Apple’s record-setting holiday quarter continue to trickle out, and new estimates suggest that the company accounted for a staggering share of mobile profits in the fourth quarter of 2011. Morgan Keegan analyst Tavis McCourt wrote in a research note on Tuesday that Apple took in...
Apple claimed a staggering 80% of mobile profit in Q4

The Rumor That Won't Die: Facebook To Buy Bing From Microsoft (MSFT)

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There's a rumor going around that Facebook wants to buy Bing from Microsoft. The rumor is the result of a magnificent game of telephone. Here's the blow-by-blow: Some Internet marketing exec has a great idea: he dashes off a Kindle e-book about Facebook's IPO and calls himself "anonymous" thus adding...
The Rumor That Won't Die: Facebook To Buy Bing From Microsoft (MSFT)

RIM, HTC and Nokia could all be headed the way of Palm

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Even as Apple’s (AAPL) stock has tanked over the last quarter, we’ve seen some noticeable share price rebounds from three troubled smartphone manufacturers: RIM (RIMM), HTC (2498) and Nokia (NOK). But as Barron’s reports, Barclays Capital wireless analyst Jeff Kvaal has decided to throw a bucket of cold water on the idea that...
RIM, HTC and Nokia could all be headed the way of Palm

Barron's: Facebook Is Still Overvalued

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(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook, which were given a boost last week when the social networking company reported first quarter results that largely met analysts' expectations, may be over valued, financial newspaper Barron's said on Sunday. Facebook closed at $28.31 on Friday, 60 percent higher than last summer's low-point, but...
Barron's: Facebook Is Still Overvalued

Poll: Should Microsoft buy Barnes & Noble?

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Barnes & Noble is struggling. Could Microsoft, which invested $300 million in the company’s Nook digital reader business last year, be the bookseller’s savior? Barron’s got the rumor mill going over the weekend when it wrote that Microsoft’s ownership of the nation’s largest bookseller would “jump start” the company’s...
Poll: Should Microsoft buy Barnes & Noble?
Smartphones will account for half of phone sales by next year

Verizon’s ‘Droid Does’ campaign is back (Video)

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“Droid Does” is back, but this time Verizon ditched the tentacle robot arm and synthesized automaton voice for a wholesome commercial featuring a soothing voiceover with cute and giggly kids in the introduction, which are followed by panning scenes of hard-working, cheeky folks who find the devices ever-so useful...
Verizon’s ‘Droid Does’ campaign is back (Video)
iPhone sales could miss expectations by over 5 million units next quarter

Barnes & Noble CEO: Nook Helped Boost Online Sales 67%

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According to Barron’s, Barnes & Noble CEO Steve Riggo told analysts in a conference call today that the bookseller’s recently launched Nook e-reader is its “single biggest-selling product.” He said that the Nook has boosted B&N’s online sales by 67% since it launched.The Nook got a lot of press...
Barnes & Noble CEO: Nook Helped Boost Online Sales 67%

Nordstrom bets big on e-commerce, plans to hire 400

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Before the rise of Amazon.com, Seattle retail was defined by one company: Nordstrom. Now, the upscale retailer appears to be taking some plays out of the Amazon.com playbook, announcing plans to boost spending on e-commerce infrastructure to $150 million this year. That marks roughly 30 percent of the company’s capital...
Nordstrom bets big on e-commerce, plans to hire 400

Amazon Is Finally Setting Up Shop In Russia, Says Report

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E-commerce giant Amazon looks like it is gearing up for the latest chapter in its international expansion: an operation in Russia. According to this article in Forbes (in Russian) the company has opened its first office in the country, headed by Akady Vitruk. Vitruk is the former CEO of ABC-Atticus,...
Amazon Is Finally Setting Up Shop In Russia, Says Report

F5 adds 190 employees in latest quarter as revenue inches up 5%

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F5 Networks, which makes software and hardware products that speed the delivery of applications over the Internet, said today that its revenues gained five percent for the fiscal second quarter to $339.6 million. Meanwhile, net income rose to $68.6 million. The company, which finished the most recent quarter with $1.03 billion...
F5 adds 190 employees in latest quarter as revenue inches up 5%

Facebook's stock falls as Zuckerberg effect wears off

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Shares of Faceboook are getting slammed today, reversing the rally that began after the CEO gave an upbeat talk. Barron's says the stock is worth $15. [Read more]...
Facebook's stock falls as Zuckerberg effect wears off

Why Oracle Could Have More Rough Times Ahead (ORCL)

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Oracle's hardware/software combo products aren't really panning out, an analyst at Jefferies & Company says. He also put a number to how badly SAP's HANA could hurt Oracle. Analyst Ross MacMillan wrote that there is an “an increasing number of data points to suggest that Oracle’s engineered appliance strategy...
Why Oracle Could Have More Rough Times Ahead (ORCL)

$1000 Apple analyst shares what he learned in Asia on the next iPhone

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This morning we reported Apple has now begun internally seeding a prototype next-gen iPhone with the the A5X chip that debuted in the new iPad and 1GB of RAM. Based on his recent trips to China and Taiwan, Topeka Capital Market analyst Brian White, who as of this morning has...
$1000 Apple analyst shares what he learned in Asia on the next iPhone

Facebook's Slump Triggers Short-Sale Restriction

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Facebook shares are slumping after a cover story from Barron's concluded the stock still looks too expensive at current levels....
Facebook's Slump Triggers Short-Sale Restriction

Facebook Is Getting Crushed Today (FB)

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Facebook had been doing so well! Then Barron's had to come along and ruin the party. Facebook's stock is down 7.44% this morning after Barron's said the stock was only worth $15 this weekend. The stock had been on a run after Mark Zuckerberg gave a pretty wide-ranging interview two...
Facebook Is Getting Crushed Today (FB)
Droid RAZR MAXX reportedly outselling iPhone 4S at Verizon

Washington Post Stock Jumps After Barron's Calls It 'Dirt Cheap'

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Washington Post Stock Jumps After Barron's Calls It 'Dirt Cheap'
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