downward spiral

downward spiral

Tablets and smartphones are turning handheld gaming devices into a niche

Ron Paul's Farewell Address: The Internet Can Stop Big Government

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The steadfast libertarian captain, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, is bidding farewell to Congress and has a call-to-arms for his legions of tech-savvy followers: The Internet is the savior of liberty. “The internet will provide the alternative to the government/media complex that controls the news and most political propaganda. This is...
Ron Paul's Farewell Address: The Internet Can Stop Big Government

Goldman: PlayStation 4 could send Sony into a 'downward spiral'

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Goldman: PlayStation 4 could send Sony into a 'downward spiral'

Facebook Share Price Slides Still Further, Betting Against Its Future Prospects

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Trading in stock options for Facebook began yesterday, but instead of being a positive move for the social network it created a very negative moment in Facebook's timeline because the share price continued its downward spiral from last week and the price...
Facebook Share Price Slides Still Further, Betting Against Its Future Prospects

Starbucks' Schultz: Don't Read Anything Into Exit From Groupon Board

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Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said today in an interview on CNBC that he has confidence in both Groupon’s board and CEO Andrew Mason, even after stepping down from the board after 19 months. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News Last month, Kara Swisher reported that Schultz and Accel Partners’...
Starbucks' Schultz: Don't Read Anything Into Exit From Groupon Board

Adobe Closes BrowserLab, Blames Mobile Platform Rise

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When future historians look back and try to determine the exact moment when the personal computer and desktop form factor started to decline, there will be a lot of pointing at Jan. 27, 2010 - the day Steve Jobs announced the iPad. In truth, the downward spiral isn't marked by...
Adobe Closes BrowserLab, Blames Mobile Platform Rise
Kayak delays its IPO to avoid ‘the Facebook effect’
Netflix not coming soon to a BlackBerry device near you

Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

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It may sound like a pretty obvious thing to say but the single most important people for a startup is its users. While it is true to say that investment can criticial, and staff help drive a business, a service or product has to have users in order to attract...
Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

Facebook's Stock Dive Isn't Over

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Facebook's stock price hit a new low last week - and it could be poised to plunge even further. The downward spiral that started last Thursday ended the next day at $19.05 a share, just shy of half of Facebook's initial public offering price in May. WHile Facebook's underlying business...
Facebook's Stock Dive Isn't Over

BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”

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Over the years we have been following various reports on Internet traffic changes, specifically in relation to BitTorrent. One of the emerging trends is BitTorrent and P2P traffic as a whole losing its share of total Internet traffic, in the U.S. at least. This downward spiral is confirmed by a...
BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”

The PC market is hitting the limits of growth - so what now for Microsoft?

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Without netbooks, and with ultrabooks making little impact, PCs look endangered by smartphones and tablets, says IDCYou may have thought that the fine that the European Commission handed out to Microsoft for screwing up the coding on the browser choice screen was hefty - €561m (£459m, or $740m) for a...
The PC market is hitting the limits of growth - so what now for Microsoft?

RIM’s timeline: A strong start doesn’t guarantee a nice finish

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Research in Motion is a really forward thinking, technologically advanced smartphone creator, said no one recently. The company is in a downward spiral, but a look at its timeline shows just how the company progressed from innovator to struggling dinosaur. The company started out with a bang in 1999,...
RIM’s timeline: A strong start doesn’t guarantee a nice finish

As Stock Continues Dive to All-Time Lows, Can Groupon Regain Investor Confidence?

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Groupon’s stock continued a downward spiral three weeks after it revised its fourth-quarter results to account for higher than expected returns during the holiday period. Friday, shares of the Chicago-based deals site closed at a new low of close to $11. At that price, it is now worth just over $7...
As Stock Continues Dive to All-Time Lows, Can Groupon Regain Investor Confidence?

The 404 1,059: Where Facebook fizzles and we're happier for it (podcast)

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Aunt Jill joins us today to tell us what went wrong with the Facebook IPO and how a glitch and a change put the stock in a downward spiral. [Read more]...
The 404 1,059: Where Facebook fizzles and we're happier for it (podcast)

Yahoo ousts half its board

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As part of an ongoing effort to recover from a downward spiral, Yahoo said on Tuesday that four board members, including its chairman, will step down....
Yahoo ousts half its board
How Wal-Mart can save the Blackberry

BlackBerry Continues Withering on The Vine

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Blackberrys (M. Rehemtulla via Wikipedia) BlackBerry makers Research In Motion (RIM) have faced a host of troubles recently, including a widespread European service outage, and now comes perhaps the worst news of all: people just aren’t buying BlackBerrys anymore. Toronto’s Globe and Mail reports on the Canadian smartphone maker’s diminishing market share:...
BlackBerry Continues Withering on The Vine

Android marches on in China, now accounts for 55.4% of smartphones, iOS at 12.4%

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Android continues to dominate China’s growing smartphone market, as devices built on the Google-owned platform rocketed up to account for 55.4 percent of all active smartphones during the first quarter of 2012, up from 47.3 percent in the final quarter of 2011. The figures, from an iiMedia report [Chinese], show...
Android marches on in China, now accounts for 55.4% of smartphones, iOS at 12.4%

5 ways to save Best Buy from extinction

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How Best Buy can transform itself from a bloated showroom into a tech leader. By Jack D. Hidary, contributor FORTUNE -- Best Buy is in a downward spiral. The company's stock price is down 50% over the last year and key executives have jumped ship. Best Buy's head of digital...
5 ways to save Best Buy from extinction
Ailing Metacafe acquired by a Hollywood agency specializing in YouTube stars

HP To Launch New Online Retail Experience At The End Of March, Code-Named “Atlas”

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HP.com is a mess. It has been for years. But I just received word via an internal HP memo that the company plans on launching new U.S. Home & Home Office consumer store at the end of March. As the memo stats, this project, code-named “Atlas”, will be “the foundation...
HP To Launch New Online Retail Experience At The End Of March, Code-Named “Atlas”
The PC Business Isn't Growing Anywhere, And It's Really Scary For Microsoft
Apple's stock ticker woes jeopardize its status as the world's most valuable company

RIM deathwatch: BlackBerry subscriptions in "downward spiral"

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Research In Motion, long the dominant provider of smart phones to business—and until two years ago, the overall market leader—has been hammered by market missteps, delays in new versions of its BlackBerry phone line, and the ascent of Google's Android and Apple's iPhone. Now, according to a report from the...
RIM deathwatch: BlackBerry subscriptions in "downward spiral"
RIM's downward spiral visualized

Here's What LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Learned From His Company's IPO Pricing

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LinkedIn had one of the most successful tech IPOs in recent memory, despite the controversy of the stock being priced too low. A year later, Facebook went public in what was the most anticipated IPO for the tech industry, and its stock went on a downward spiral. We asked LinkedIn...
Here's What LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Learned From His Company's IPO Pricing
Facebook’s ad revenue will hit $5B in 2012, but growth rates have peaked

AT&T to begin selling the HTC One on April 19 from $199.99, with pre-orders opening this Thursday

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The HTC One will be available on AT&T from April 19, both as a 32GB model for $199.99 and a 64GB variant for $299.99. Consumers who choose the high-end smartphone will be tied to a two-year contract, although AT&T is also offering a free HTC Media Link HD wireless HDMI...
AT&T to begin selling the HTC One on April 19 from $199.99, with pre-orders opening this Thursday
As Facebook lockout ends, new millionaires struggle with new wealth
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