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Apple Is Now Worth More Than Google And Microsoft Combined (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

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Apple's stock is hitting new highs during today's trading. It's currently at $494. That makes its market cap ($460 billion) greater than Google ($198 billion) and Microsoft ($257 billion) combined. The crazy thing is that Apple is just getting started. It could sell a ton of iPhones, iPads, and...
Apple Is Now Worth More Than Google And Microsoft Combined (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

Some Perspective

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I don't disagree with PG when he says that Facebook's IPO performance (or lack thereof) has the potential to impact valuations in startup land. I think it will be particularly impactful on the late stage and secondary markets where most of the IPO valuation speculation is happening. But let's put...
Some Perspective

Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

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London’s attempt to cement itself as the dominant startup hub in Europe is getting another small boost today, with the news that the third Silicon Milkroundabout jobs fair will take place next month. The event, which was started by a group of U.K. entrepreneurs who wanted to woo jobseekers away...
Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

DealBook: Heirs to Old Money Plunge Into Tech

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Fresh from college and graduate schools, the children of some prominent dynasties are taking a different path, spurning their legacies in retailing, real estate and finance for a future in technology....
DealBook: Heirs to Old Money Plunge Into Tech

The Most Depressing Thing You'll Read About Yahoo…Today (YHOO)

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For the past year or so, Yahoo's turnaround has been FROZEN in place because its board feels like it has to to figure out away to "unlock" the value of the company's Asian assets for Yahoo shareholders.  Yahoo owns big, multi-billion dollar stakes in two Asian Internet companies (Yahoo...
The Most Depressing Thing You'll Read About Yahoo…Today (YHOO)

Velti: In Mobile Ads, iOS Widens Its Lead Over Android

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Last month, mobile marketing company Velti reported that iOS had pulled slightly of Android in mobile ad impressions, after being tied at the end of last year. Now, apparently, iOS has taken widened that lead, if not by much — it accounted for 55 percent of mobile ad impressions in...
Velti: In Mobile Ads, iOS Widens Its Lead Over Android

CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

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CEO Scott Thompson outlined a vision today of how Yahoo can start growing as a company again. His big theme: Focus, focus, focus. “Yahoo has been doing way too much for too long and was only doing a few things really well,” Thompson said. He was speaking on the conference...
CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

Groupon Stands By Finance Chief

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Groupon executives and board are standing behind the Internet company's finance chief, Jason Child, even after Groupon was forced to revise its financial results....
Groupon Stands By Finance Chief

MBA Mondays Series: Human Capital

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When I asked everyone where to go next last Monday, I got a ton of great suggestions. But at the top of the list, with 24 upvotes was this one by Robert Holtz: How about the job of recruiting talent? Finding/attracting the right key people, where to go to find...
MBA Mondays Series: Human Capital

DirecTV adds 81,000 subscribers during Q1 in the US, increases revenue by 12 percent

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Unlike with Comcast, Wall Street experts weren't surprised by DirecTV's latest Q1 results -- in fact, they were quite disappointed. The satellite provider only managed to add 81,000 subscribers in the US of A during the quarter, which is more than a 50 percent decrease compared to last year's...
DirecTV adds 81,000 subscribers during Q1 in the US, increases revenue by 12 percent

The Answer to All Mark Zuckerberg’s Problems: Betabrand’s Executive Pinstripe Hoodie

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Let’s say you’re Mark Zuckerberg. You’ve got more money than god. You’re running a company that’s about to IPO with about a $100 billion valuation. Hell, you’ve already had a movie made about you, and you’re only like, 27 years old. But you just can’t shake the haters. Somewhere out...
The Answer to All Mark Zuckerberg’s Problems: Betabrand’s Executive Pinstripe Hoodie

What You Can Learn From Kaggle's Top 10 Data Scientists

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What do a Russian math professor, a Harvard neurobiologist, a French actuary and British finance quant all have in common? They all were recently identified as some of the top 10 Kaggle data scientists. Each received the designation as part of their efforts in developing some of the best...
What You Can Learn From Kaggle's Top 10 Data Scientists

ividence raises $4 million for email ad exchange platform

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Paris, France-based email advertising technology company ividence has secured $4 million in Series B financing in a round led by Omnes Capital (formerly Credit Agricole Private Equity), with participation from existing investor A Plus Finance. Founded in 2008, ividence operates what it calls a ‘stand-alone email ad exchange’ that basically...
ividence raises $4 million for email ad exchange platform
Facebook Releases Roadshow Video Featuring Interviews With Zuckerberg

Daily Report: Old Money, New Tech

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Fresh from college and graduate schools, the children of some prominent dynasties are taking a different career path, spurning their legacies in retailing, real estate and finance for a future in technology, reports Evelyn M. Rusli in Friday's New York Times....
Daily Report: Old Money, New Tech

Viralheat: Our Sentiment API Is Getting 300M Calls Per Week

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Viralheat is probably best-known for its social media analytics and publishing tools, but it also offers some free APIs. And at least one of those APIs, the one that analyzes sentiment, is taking off, according to CEO Raj Kadam. He tells me that Viralheat originally intended to use another copmpany’s...
Viralheat: Our Sentiment API Is Getting 300M Calls Per Week

TinyLightbulbs: A store that only sells items crowdfunded through sites like Kickstarter

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Crowdfunding is a trend that has truly earned its chops lately, with Kickstarter seeing its first two $1m projects emerge within 24 hours last month. But what happens after the money’s raised? TinyLightbulbs is a new online store that has launched to answer that question. From zombie games to photojournalism,...
TinyLightbulbs: A store that only sells items crowdfunded through sites like Kickstarter

Could You – Should You – Fund Your Startup With Credit Cards?

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When it comes to financing a brand-new startup, most founders find themselves stuck between the proverbial rock and hard place. While some lucky startups attract angel investors or have access to money from friends and family, the vast majority are on their own, at least at first. That’s why...
Could You – Should You – Fund Your Startup With Credit Cards?

Facebook stock manages to move up more than 3% on the day, holds steady after-hours

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Facebook ($FB) managed to scrape together a day’s gain in normal hours NASDAQ trading today, up some 3.23%. The company ended the day worth under $70 billion, a market slide from its IPO price point of some $104 billion. The company’s initial public offering saw a short spike in its...
Facebook stock manages to move up more than 3% on the day, holds steady after-hours
Yahoo to axe 50 services as part of streamlining campaign, Q1 results suggest it's working

Apple Hits A New All Time High, Is Now Worth $87 Billion More Than Microsoft And Google Combined (AAPL, MSFT)

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Apple is on another rip today. The stock hit $614.91, a new all-time high, according to Google Finance. Based on market cap, Apple ($572 billion) is bigger than Google ($212 billion) and Microsoft ($273 billion) combined by $87 billion. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about...
Apple Hits A New All Time High, Is Now Worth $87 Billion More Than Microsoft And Google Combined (AAPL, MSFT)

Big data blowout: Microgen posts 7 billion transactions per hour

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Finance, telecom, utilities and media companies — those with structured transactional data — will benefit the most....
Big data blowout: Microgen posts 7 billion transactions per hour
New figures by category — how many downloads does it take to reach the top of the iOS charts?

LIVE: Groupon Earnings! (GRPN)

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Groupon's first-quarter earnings should be hitting in a few minutes. As soon as they're out, we'll have the numbers here. Click here for the latest updates. Here's are the estimates for Groupon's first quarter, according to Yahoo Finance: Q1 2012 EPS: $0.01 Wall Street estimates Q2 2012 EPS Forecast: $0.04...
LIVE: Groupon Earnings! (GRPN)
Conceptual artist builds money-powered currency exchange

LIVE: LinkedIn Earnings! (LNKD)

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LinkedIn's quarterly earnings come out today! Click here for the latest updates. Here's what Wall Street analysts expect, based on estimates on Yahoo Finance: Q1 EPS: $0.09 Q2 EPS Guidance: $0.15 Q1 Revenue: $178.6 million Q2 Revenue Guidance: $207.9 million Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about...
LIVE: LinkedIn Earnings! (LNKD)

The Slash-And-Burn At Yahoo Will Continue (YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson told investors that he's looking to cut or "transition" at least 50 of Yahoo's media properties. He said that the company has been doing way too much for way too long, and needs to focus on doing what it really does well, like Mail and Finance....
The Slash-And-Burn At Yahoo Will Continue (YHOO)
Wantful unwraps $5.5M for alternative gift-giving service

We Just Found Someone Who Knew Facebook's CFO David Ebersman When He Was In High School...

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Facebook's CFO, David Ebersman, is one of the most respected executives I've ever asked questions about. I haven't met Ebersman personally yet, but in the context of doing some research on Facebook, I asked a lot of people about him. And they love the guy! Specifically, here's what they told...
We Just Found Someone Who Knew Facebook's CFO David Ebersman When He Was In High School...

Citi targets Kindle Fire with special mobile banking app

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Not only is it Citi’s first app for an Android tablet, but it’s also the first mobile finance app built especially for the Kindle Fire....
Citi targets Kindle Fire with special mobile banking app
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?