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Zuck's rapid fire interview answers push his company back over the $20 per share mark

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And the market liked what is hears: Today in after hours trading, Facebook ticked past the $20 share point, moving up several percentage points. On the day’s normal trading, Facebook, was up 3% as well, matching its current post-normal hours trading gains. From Google Finance, here’s the current lay of...
Zuck's rapid fire interview answers push his company back over the $20 per share mark

Google reports Q1 financials: $10.65 billion in revenue, $2.9 billion in profit

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Today Google reported is first quarter earnings. It had revenues of XX billion, profits of XX billion, earnings per share of XX, and diluted earnings per share of XX. Analysts had expected revenues of XX billion, profits of XX billion, and earnings per share of XX. Google’s shares were up on the...
Google reports Q1 financials: $10.65 billion in revenue, $2.9 billion in profit

RIM reports revenues of $2.8 billion in its first quarter, loses $0.99 per share, plans to cut 5,000 jobs

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Today Research in Motion RIM announced the financial performance of its first quarter, indicating that the company had revenues of $2.8 billion, and a loss of nearly $0.99 per share.  The company had previously signaled that it would lose money in the quarter. Revenue was down from $4.2 billion in...
RIM reports revenues of $2.8 billion in its first quarter, loses $0.99 per share, plans to cut 5,000 jobs

Facebook to go public at $85-95B valuation, priced at around $30 a share

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s IPO is set to be the massive event that we have all long expected. According to the paper, the company will go public at a valuation of between 85 and 95 billion dollars, pricing the company’s stock around the high 20s to mid...
Facebook to go public at $85-95B valuation, priced at around $30 a share

Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

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Baidu reported second quarter earnings of $1.26 per share, and revenues of $859 million. Both figures exceeded analyst expectations. This is a breaking story, please refresh for updates. What follows is the company’s full release: Second Quarter 2012 Highlights Total revenues in the second quarter of 2012 were RMB5.456 billion ($858.8 million), a...
Baidu earns $1.26 per share on $859 million in revenue in Q2, beating analyst projections

LinkedIn crushes Q4 expectations with revenue of $303.6M, EPS of $0.35 as it passes 200 million users

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Today LinkedIn reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $303.6 million, and earnings per share of $0.35. Analysts had expected revenue of $280 million, and earnings per share of $0.19. LinkedIn, down several points in regular trading, has soared following its smash. Its quarterly revenue was up 81%...
LinkedIn crushes Q4 expectations with revenue of $303.6M, EPS of $0.35 as it passes 200 million users
WikiLeaks: we're back in business for donations, baby (thanks, France)

Facebook spikes 13.25% to $43 per share on NASDAQ debut; $117.7b market cap

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In its public trading debut on NASDAQ, Facebook’s share price immediately jumped 13.25% to $43, instantly giving the social networking giant a market capitalization of $117.7 billion. That’s $14.7 billion more than yesterday’s $104 billion valuation. Yesterday, the company priced its IPO at $38 per share. Facebook’s trading debut spike is in...
Facebook spikes 13.25% to $43 per share on NASDAQ debut; $117.7b market cap

OMGPOP Founder Dan Porter Departs Zynga; Will Be Replaced by VP of Mobile Sean Kelly

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Mr. Porter and Ghostface Killah (Photo: Twitter) Dan Porter, the founder of New York-based gaming company OMGPOP which was purchased by Zynga in March of last year, has left the company, according to a release obtained by Betabeat. Zynga confirmed to Betabeat that the decision was mutual. Mr. Porter had...
OMGPOP Founder Dan Porter Departs Zynga; Will Be Replaced by VP of Mobile Sean Kelly

Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

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Following the less than enthusiastic response to its new mapping application in iOS 6, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a heartfelt letter to customers apologising for not being able to “deliver the best experience possible to our customers” and that it “fell short on this commitment.” In the letter, Cook says that Apple...
Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

UK Consumer finance website MoneySavingExpert.com acquired by MoneySupermarket for up to $113m

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Martin Lewis, the consumer finance expert and broadcaster is selling his site MoneysavingExpert.com for around £87m ($133m). In a statement on his site, Lewis says that the sale will not mean the end of the well established source of advice. “Today, we agreed that MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) will join the MoneySupermarket...
UK Consumer finance website MoneySavingExpert.com acquired by MoneySupermarket for up to $113m

AT&T's forgotten plot to hijack the US airwaves

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This just in: Ars Technica has uncovered a campaign by AT&T to completely dominate the nation's system of broadcasting. The telco's plan would make it almost impossible for broadcast license holders not affiliated with the carrier to operate. The plot involves an elaborate system of patent lawsuits, corporate alliances,...
AT&T's forgotten plot to hijack the US airwaves

LinkedIn reports Q1 earnings: $189M in revenue, earnings of $0.15 a share

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Today LinkedIn reported its first quarter results of $189 million in revenue, and earnings per share of $0.15. This beat analyst expectations of $179 million in revenue, and earnings per share of $0.09 per share. In the year ago quarter, LinkedIn had $94 million in revenue, on which it broke...
LinkedIn reports Q1 earnings: $189M in revenue, earnings of $0.15 a share

Twitter Acquires Posterous

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Twitter just announced that it has acquired Posterous, the popular minimalist blogging service. Posterous' services will remain up and running for the time being and the company's blog promises to "give users ample notice if we make any changes to the service." The Posterous team will join Twitter and will,...
Twitter Acquires Posterous

Pro-Assad hackers have taken over Al Jazeera's homepage to protest its coverage

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Hackers have taken over the Al-Jazeera homepage, using it  as a billboard to protest the news organization’s coverage. The hackers appear to be pro-Assad, the current and bitterly embattled President of Syria. Violence has plagued Syria in recent months, leaving protesters and citizens dead across the country. The webs site looks like this at...
Pro-Assad hackers have taken over Al Jazeera's homepage to protest its coverage

Uber redesigns its Android app and launches on Blackberry and Windows Phone

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Uber has launched dedicated apps for the Windows Phone and BlackBerry operating systems today, bringing its popular service, that connects users with luxury vehicles for hire, to a while range of new devices. (This is a breaking story. Please update for further updates.) ➤ Uber | Windows Phone | BlackBerry Image...
Uber redesigns its Android app and launches on Blackberry and Windows Phone

Yahoo Mail gets a big redesign with simpler navigation across all major platforms

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Yahoo has updated its reputable email service, Yahoo Mail, for all major platforms including iOS, Android, Windows 8 and standard web browsers, giving it a much cleaner design and simpler navigation. Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, made the announcement on the company’s corporate blog earlier today. She said: “You’ve...
Yahoo Mail gets a big redesign with simpler navigation across all major platforms
No more silly sideshow? David Einhorn drops Apple lawsuit

Google’s deal to buy Motorola Mobility gets final approval from Department of Justice

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Earlier today we reported that the European Commission blessed the Google-Motorola Mobility deal, and we’re learning that the United States has also given its final seal of approval making the deal complete. According to a Reuters reporter, the approval has been giving a few moments ago: All clear! Google-Motorola deal...
Google’s deal to buy Motorola Mobility gets final approval from Department of Justice

First Zynga stock sell-off insider trading lawsuit filed

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Soon after Zynga’s crash-and-burn quarter reduced its stock to the $3 level, five legal firms announced investigations into allegations of insider trading. The problem? As we reported before, Zynga executives and investors including CEO Marc Pincus sold over $500 million in stock just three months before. Pincus sold $200 million of Zynga...
First Zynga stock sell-off insider trading lawsuit filed

Zynga smashes expectations with Q4 revenue of $311.2m, adjusted EPS of $0.01 on strength of FarmVille 2

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Today game purveyor Zynga reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $311.2 million, and adjusted earnings per share of $0.01. Analysts had expected revenues of $212 million, and earnings per share of -$0.03. For comparison, in its most recent sequential quarter, Zynga had revenues $317 million, and flat earnings...
Zynga smashes expectations with Q4 revenue of $311.2m, adjusted EPS of $0.01 on strength of FarmVille 2

Oracle beats estimates with fiscal Q2 revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64

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Today Oracle reported its fiscal second quarter financial performance, with revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64. Analysts on the street had expected revenue of $9.02 billion, and earnings per share of $0.61. Those earnings per share figures are non-GAAP figures. On a GAAP basis, the company earned $0.53 per...
Oracle beats estimates with fiscal Q2 revenues of $9.1 billion and earnings per share of $0.64

Nokia unveils the Lumia 925, its new flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone to combat Apple and Samsung

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Nokia has launched the Lumia 925, its new flagship smartphone running the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. The Finnish manufacturer has unveiled the device as part of a dedicated Lumia event taking place in London. It has a 4.5-inch AMOLED display – Nokia’s brightest to date, and should be...
Nokia unveils the Lumia 925, its new flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone to combat Apple and Samsung

LinkedIn reports Q2 earnings: Revenues of $228 million, earnings per share of $0.16

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Today LinkedIn reported its second quarter financial performance, which included revenues of $228 million, and earnings per share of $0.16. Analysts had expected revenues of $216 million, and earnings per share of $0.16. Essentially, LinkedIn outperformed on its top line, and met expectations on its bottom. Year over year, its...
LinkedIn reports Q2 earnings: Revenues of $228 million, earnings per share of $0.16
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Zynga reports revenues of $329 million and earnings per share of $0.06 in Q1 2012

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Zynga beat analyst expectations with its first quarter earnings, bringing in $329 million in revenue, and $0.06 in earnings per share. This compares favorable with revenues of $311.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, in which the company lost some $435 million, or more than $1 per share. Analysts...
Zynga reports revenues of $329 million and earnings per share of $0.06 in Q1 2012

A BreakingNews ticker for every TV channel

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We’re all familiar with TV news tickers, scrolling along the bottom of news channels.  But what if a ticker only appeared for a few moments when a story breaks?  And what if it worked across all live TV channels?  Here at BreakingNews, we’ve created a connected TV app that does...
A BreakingNews ticker for every TV channel
Twitter on NBCgate: we screwed up (partially)

Facebook IPO could be delayed until June due to “lack of involvement” from Mark Zuckerberg

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Fresh news from CNBC indicates that Facebook may face an unexpected delay in its IPO. Citing a number of issues, including deal flow and ‘distractions,’ the huge offering could be pushed back until June. Also noted was the fact that Mark Zuckerberg has been relatively uninvolved, making it hard for...
Facebook IPO could be delayed until June due to “lack of involvement” from Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CTO Bret Taylor is leaving the company

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In a blow to the newly public company, Facebook’s well known CTO Bret Taylor is departing the company, AllThingsD has learned, and will return to work on yet unknown startup projects. Bret Taylor was brought onto Facebook as part of the company’s acquisition of FriendFeed. His role at the company...
Facebook CTO Bret Taylor is leaving the company
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