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With future growth in doubt, MacBook resellers start slashing prices

In Another Onstage Interview, Groupon's Andrew Mason Says Nothing (But Charmingly)

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Today at a local mobile conference in San Francisco, Groupon CEO and co-founder Andrew Mason appeared for an onstage interview and was immediately asked about the various and sundry mishegas at the daily deals site of late. And said, um, not much. Not much about thinly sourced rumors of...
In Another Onstage Interview, Groupon's Andrew Mason Says Nothing (But Charmingly)

Behind the new Street-high Apple price target: $1001

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How exactly did Brian White come up with that number?  When last we heard from Ticonderoga's Brian White, a few hours after Apple (AAPL) reported its Q1 2012 earnings, he was reiterating the 12-month price target he had set the previous July: "Apple crushes even the most optimistic expectations," he wrote....
Behind the new Street-high Apple price target: $1001
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Cisco Buys Meraki For $1.2 Billion (CSCO)

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Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Cisco Inc. agreed to pay $1.2 billion for closely held Meraki Inc., adding technology that helps businesses manage Wi-Fi networks remotely and expanding its lineup of products for mid-sized customers. Cisco, the world's largest maker of computer-networking equipment, is using a combination of cash and retention-based...
Cisco Buys Meraki For $1.2 Billion (CSCO)
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Analysts Slaps Staggering $1,001 Price Target On Apple (AAPL)

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Let's say you're an analyst, and you've just moved from one tiny Wall Street brokerage to another, and you really want to make your mark. What do you do? If you're Brian J. White, who just moved from shuddered Ticonderoga Securities to Topeka Capital Markets, you slap a nice...
Analysts Slaps Staggering $1,001 Price Target On Apple (AAPL)

Office Crashers: $15 Million Reinvigorates Tagged, a Social Network For The "Time Rich."

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Of course, I had to check out what the San Francisco Business Times deemed as one of the top places in the Bay Area to work. But there was another, even bigger reason I decided to visit social networking site Tagged. The Financial District-based “Social Discovery” company seems to...
Office Crashers: $15 Million Reinvigorates Tagged, a Social Network For The "Time Rich."

Arm shares fall 3% on cautioun over growth prospects

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Chip designer reports 14% first quarter revenue growth, down from final quarter of 2011Shares in chip designer Arm - whose customers include Arm and Microsoft - have lost more than 3% on concerns its recent rapid growth could continue.First quarter results showed revenues up 14% to £132.5m and profits up...
Arm shares fall 3% on cautioun over growth prospects

Standard-essential patent litigation arrives in India as Ericsson sues local player Micromax

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Reports by the Times of India and the Economic Times (apparently sister publications) show that standard-essential patent (SEP) enforcement increasingly also takes place in Asia. According to the reports, Ericsson has sued local player Micromax.The Delhi High Court reportedly ordered Micromax to make a deposit "between 1.25% and 2% of...
Standard-essential patent litigation arrives in India as Ericsson sues local player Micromax
Zynga reports Q2 earnings, misses analyst predictions despite higher revenue overall

Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2013 Earnings Call

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt has assembled his quarterly list of analyst predictions ahead of Apple's earnings report this afternoon. The list includes estimates from 67 analysts: 26 "independent" and 41 "institutional" who work for large investment houses or research organizations. This is one of the most important earnings calls of Apple CEO...
Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q2 2013 Earnings Call

Ross Levinsohn: Here's What Yahoo Can Learn From The Strong Performance Of Traditional Media Companies

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With the rapid growth of online and new media, many have been predicting the fall of traditional media. But the media giants of the past continue to be the media giants of today and in fact many are doing better than ever.  CBS, Disney, News Corp, and Comcast, among others,...
Ross Levinsohn: Here's What Yahoo Can Learn From The Strong Performance Of Traditional Media Companies

Opera extends default search partnership with Google in desktop and mobile browsers until 2014

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Norwegian browser maker Opera Software announced this morning that it has signed an extension to its partnership with search giant and browser rival Google, where it will continue to set its search engine as default in its desktop and mobile products. Opera says that its agreement will be effective until August...
Opera extends default search partnership with Google in desktop and mobile browsers until 2014

Daily Report: Facebook's Growth Prospects

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As Facebook goes public, it has to figure out how to use its vault of information to enrich its shareholders....
Daily Report: Facebook's Growth Prospects
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Facebook's IPO: Massive valuation brings business model scrutiny

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The questions about Facebook's business model and growth prospects explain why GM ending an ad experiment on the social network gets blown out of proportion. [Read more]...
Facebook's IPO: Massive valuation brings business model scrutiny

Huawei 2012 results: $2.5 billion profit, smartphone penetration 'still way too low'

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Huawei has announced some pretty respectable numbers for the year just passed, with the company taking $35.4 billion (CNY 220.2 billion) in revenue and turning that into a $2.48 billion (CNY 15.4 billion) profit -- both figures show an improvement over their 2011 counterparts. CFO Cathy Meng, daughter of...
Huawei 2012 results: $2.5 billion profit, smartphone penetration 'still way too low'

Facebook Is "Muppet Bait"

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CNBC was kind enough to have me on this morning to talk Facebook with hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin, Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and guest host Steve Rattner. I love the Squawk Box crew--they're a class act--and this was a fun discussion. Steve argued persuasively that individuals shouldn't trade stocks, a...
Facebook Is "Muppet Bait"

Apple Shares Slide Below $400

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Apple shares briefly dipped below $400 for the first time since December 2011 as a disappointing quarterly report from one of its major suppliers stoked concerns about future growth prospects....
Apple Shares Slide Below $400

Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

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Intel has seemed a little ambivalent about growth prospects for an emerging class of computers dubbed micro servers. If they do take off, though, Intel plans to have just the chips for them. The company, at gathering in Beijing, unveiled plans for a calculating engine for such machines based on...
Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

Rebound: Groupon's share price has doubled since its record lows, rising 99% in 58 days

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Groupon has recently been a quiet tear, doubling its share price since its record low in the middle of November last year, with its market capitalization rising towards the $3.5 billion mark. The company has still suffered incredible declines: its 52 week low may be a mere $2.63, but its 53 week...
Rebound: Groupon's share price has doubled since its record lows, rising 99% in 58 days
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Video Exclusive: Here's Groupon's Andrew Mason Talking About Daily Deals Site's Stock Smack, Future Plans and IPO Regrets (or Lack Thereof)

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It’s not well known, but last year before it went public, Groupon almost didn’t. With pressure from former board member Howard Schultz and also doubts about timing expressed by outside investors such as Marc Andreessen and Mary Meeker to CEO Andrew Mason, the Chicago-based daily deals site pressed forward...
Video Exclusive: Here's Groupon's Andrew Mason Talking About Daily Deals Site's Stock Smack, Future Plans and IPO Regrets (or Lack Thereof)

Cisco's video revival

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Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers gives a presentation in July. Image: Cisco To understand why Cisco CEO John Chambers is still bullish on the company's growth prospects in an uncertain economy, consider the change underway at the BBC. The European public service broadcaster is in the throes of a major...
Cisco's video revival
Facebook’s foreign foes: five countries to conquer for new growth
Facebook stock sinks even more, down more than 9% today
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