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Irony Alert: Slate Group Claims Q1 Online Ad Revs More Than Doubled

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Not all of the Washington Post (NYSE: WPO) Company’s publications are seeing a long list of declines: on the same day that its parent announced plans to sell its struggling Newsweek print mag, the online-only Slate Group says that revenues were up 52 percent in Q1. While the company...
Irony Alert: Slate Group Claims Q1 Online Ad Revs More Than Doubled

Family app Life360 launches premium version that emphasizes safety

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There’s a good deal of focus on family-oriented social networks right now, including apps like Path or neighborhood-focused sites like Nextdoor. But Life360 CEO Chris Hulls, who is launching the company’s premium features this week, thinks he has the better approach — and the user numbers and traction to back it...
Family app Life360 launches premium version that emphasizes safety

Viacom, DirecTV, And The Future Of TV Blackouts

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Viacom and DirecTV ended their dispute over carriage fees on Friday, which saw the return of 17 Viacom channels on the cable satellite service. But who won, who lost, and what does the resolution mean for DirecTV, and for the rest of the industry? Given that Viacom reportedly didn’t get...
Viacom, DirecTV, And The Future Of TV Blackouts

As mobile rises, desktop search declines for the first time

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Analysts at the Macquarie Group say mobile devices could account for a third of all search traffic by year's end. [Read more]...
As mobile rises, desktop search declines for the first time

Internet Explorer claws back a bit of market share at the expense of Chrome and Firefox

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It may have been on a steady decline for years (albeit still the number one web browser all along), but it looks like Internet Explorer has now once again found itself on a bit of an upswing. According to the latest numbers from Net Applications, IE (all versions included)...
Internet Explorer claws back a bit of market share at the expense of Chrome and Firefox

Morgan Stanley now loaning shares of Facebook to short sellers

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Morgan Stanley is now lending shares of Facebook to short sellers, CNBC has recently reported. Morgan Stanley was the offering’s lead underwriter. On the day of Facebook’s IPO, its underwriting banks had to purchase the stock at several intervals to keep it from declining past its launch price. Short selling...
Morgan Stanley now loaning shares of Facebook to short sellers

Mobile Web browsing on iOS devices mushrooms as BlackBerry declines

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Web usage by iPhone and iPad owners has grown by 35% in North American over the past year, while browsing with BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet has dropped by 25%....
Mobile Web browsing on iOS devices mushrooms as BlackBerry declines

News Corp. Q4 Sales Of $8.4B Miss Estimates, Takes $2.9B Charge On Publishing Business

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News Corporation has just reported its quarterly earnings. For Q4 it had revenues of $8.4 billion with earnings per share of $0.32, down compared to the year before (Q4 2011 the company reported revenues of $9 billion). The earnings per share met analysts expectations, but revenues fell short, with analysts expecting...
News Corp. Q4 Sales Of $8.4B Miss Estimates, Takes $2.9B Charge On Publishing Business

This past holiday season Windows-based notebook sales declined 11% while Macbooks eased 6%

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According to data from the NPD Group released today, the 2012 holiday sales cycle wasn’t kind to companies associated with the sale of laptop computers: unit volume declined. Microsoft saw a broad 11% decline in total notebook sales during the measured holiday cycle, while Apple endured a 6% drop. Softening...
This past holiday season Windows-based notebook sales declined 11% while Macbooks eased 6%
World of Warcraft Losing Subscribers Faster Than a Hobbit Goes Back for Seconds

Uh-Oh: Nokia Revises Down Its Q1 Forecast On Lower Devices & Services Sales

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Not great news for Nokia this morning in its ongoing attempt to reverse declines in its sales and market share on the back of a new strategy using Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform for smartphones.  The company has announced that it is lowering its outlook for the first quarter of this...
Uh-Oh: Nokia Revises Down Its Q1 Forecast On Lower Devices & Services Sales

LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

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LG has released its earnings statement for the Q2 2012 period, the claim of "turning a corner" in Q1 has just managed to hold up as it registered net profits of $138 million, up 46 percent from the same period last year. Revenues, while higher than Q1, were actually...
LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

Meet Alto, The Gmail Replacement You Won't Believe Was Made By AOL (AOL, GOOG, YHOO)

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AOL's problem is it largely depends on two declining sources of traffic, people who use AOL to get online and Web-based AOL.com email users. The numbers seem to show declines in Web-based email aren't worth fighting.  Teens don't like to use email and older adults check their email in apps on their...
Meet Alto, The Gmail Replacement You Won't Believe Was Made By AOL (AOL, GOOG, YHOO)

Dell Profit Slides 31% on Falling Sales

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Dell's earnings fell 31% as the company recorded double-digit revenue declines from its PC and mobility segments....
Dell Profit Slides 31% on Falling Sales

Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

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Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts posted a video explaining why it is not uncommon to see a new page rank very well in Google early on, and then, that ranking declines over time. Matt explains that sometimes, Google has a hard time figuring out the original source of...
Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

Apple in iPhone talks with China Mobile

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Chairman of world's largest carrier confirms negotiations in address to company's shareholders but declines to disclose more. [Read more]...
Apple in iPhone talks with China Mobile

Competition Weighs Down HTC In Q2: Sales Drop 27% To $3B; Operating Profit, EPS Down 57%

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HTC has posted its Q2 numbers and they’re not pretty. While numbers were up on Q1, the Taiwanese handset maker saw declines in nearly every line of earnings compared to the same quarter a year ago. Revenues were 91.04 billion Taiwan dollars ($3 billion), down nearly 27% on Q2 2011;...
Competition Weighs Down HTC In Q2: Sales Drop 27% To $3B; Operating Profit, EPS Down 57%
Google boosts bonuses for finding Chrome bugs by $1,000 or more as participation declines
iPhone sales could miss expectations by over 5 million units next quarter
Despite All the Sturm und Drang, Yahoo Will Likely Beat This Quarter (It's the Next Step That's a Doozy)

Best Buy reports holiday revenue: store sales flat, online sales up 10% to $1.1b

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Consumer electronics retail giant Best Buy today announced its holiday revenue results for the nine weeks ended January 5, 2013. In all, the company booked $12.8 billion in revenue, slightly down from the $12.9 billion it reported for the nine weeks ended December 31, 2011. Best Buy says store sales...
Best Buy reports holiday revenue: store sales flat, online sales up 10% to $1.1b

FT: Digital Subscribers Now Outnumber Print For First Time

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A milestone reached as the world of old media continues its push in a digital direction: the storied, pink-sheeted daily newspaper the Financial Times, read by 2.1 million readers daily, today said digital subscribers now outnumber those in print, and that digital revenues now account for half of all sales...
FT: Digital Subscribers Now Outnumber Print For First Time
Forrester: US Online Display Ad Spend To Hit $12.7B In 2012, Rich Media + Video Leading The Charge

Zynga Plans To Accelerate Its Launch Cycle, Says New Games Won't Offset Declines In Q2

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Zynga hasn’t been releasing as many new titles in recent months, but things are about to pick up again, executives said during ttodaye conference call discussing the company’s first quarter earnings report. In fact, they said they’re launching a big new title later today — Draw Something 2. Chief Operations...
Zynga Plans To Accelerate Its Launch Cycle, Says New Games Won't Offset Declines In Q2

Digital advertising surged 22 percent in 2011 to $31B

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Driven by strong growth in the search and display sectors, U.S. digital advertising revenue expanded by 22 percent in 2011, reaching a record $31 billion according to a report prepared by Price Waterhouse Coopers U.S. and released Wednesday by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB). The $9 billion grossed in the...
Digital advertising surged 22 percent in 2011 to $31B
Gamers spend $3.4B on all types of games in Q1

January was a Great Month for Tax and Travel Sites

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We already knew that Facebook had usurped Yahoo's spot as the web's second-most visited website in the U.S. in January, but today, web analytics firm Compete also released its data for the rest of the top 50 sites in in the United States. Unsurprisingly, most shopping sites registered a large...
January was a Great Month for Tax and Travel Sites

Windows Phone: Microsoft is pulling out of its tailspin

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The latest U.S. smartphone market share numbers are out from comScore Networks this morning, showing Microsoft posting a slight gain in mobile subscribers for the three months ending in May — up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.0 percent, compared with the three months ending in February. The result...
Windows Phone: Microsoft is pulling out of its tailspin
As innovation declines, ITU hopes to relieve mobile patent wars

Washington state ranks 5th in venture capital investments

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Washington state is once again climbing into the top echelon when it comes to venture capital investing, ranking fifth in the dollars invested and sixth in deals, according to a report out today from DowJones Venture Source. Twenty seven companies in the state attracted $164 million during the quarter, ranking...
Washington state ranks 5th in venture capital investments
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