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Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)

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Here's one chart from Apple's earnings that immediately jumps out. The company's EPS growth of 20% was at its lowest in the last ten quarters. The revenue growth rate was 23%, also pretty weak compared to recent quarters. What's worse is that Apple's guidance suggests the growth is going to...
Apple's Growth Rate Was Absolutely Smashed Last Quarter (AAPL)

Burstly buys TestFlight to complete the mobile app life cycle, from beta testing to bucks

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Burstly, a startup focused on helping mobile developers monetize through advertising, has acquired TestFlight, the most popular service for beta-testing iOS apps. Today it’s showing off the fruits of their joint labor, TestFlight live, an analytics dashboard for app developers that shows real time detail on an app’s audience, business...
Burstly buys TestFlight to complete the mobile app life cycle, from beta testing to bucks
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LIVE: LinkedIn's Third-Quarter Earnings (LNKD)

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LinkedIn is reporting earnings for the third quarter after markets close today. Shares are up a tiny bit at $107. Analysts are expecting a strong quarter despite a tough environment in Europe. The consensus, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters is for earnings of 11 cents a share, up...
LIVE: LinkedIn's Third-Quarter Earnings (LNKD)

Facebook replaces 'brand resource center' with new website and assets

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Facebook has launched Facebookbrand.com to replace its previous brand resource center. The new site is more visual and offers additional guidance about how to use Facebook’s logos and trademarks in print, film, broadcast and online. The social network redesigned its “f” logo earlier this month, but as of last week...
Facebook replaces 'brand resource center' with new website and assets

Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically

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"You're welcome!" (via twitter/pg) Betabeat first alerted you to the phenomenon of investors giving away their best ideas like so many party favors last June. But it appears repeat offender Paul Graham is at it again! Back in 2008, Mr. Graham kicked off the practice by posting a list of...
Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically
RIM reports Q4 miss; Balsillie resigns as director, CTO out

Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

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LinkedIn will report its Q3 earnings tomorrow after the market closes. Wall Street analyst are downright giddy, and their latest research reports on LinkedIn read like love letters. "We have little reason to expect anything but continued strong operating momentum," says Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham. XOXO, right? JP Morgan's Douglas...
Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

Stung on Facebook and let down by Draw Something, Zynga looks to mobile for future growth

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Zynga suffered declines on its Facebook business, according to its Q2 earnings report. Going forward, CEO Mark Pincus says the developer will look to mobile, advertising and male-oriented games for growth potential. The developer made $332 million in revenue and $302 million in bookings for Q2 2012. That’s up 10...
Stung on Facebook and let down by Draw Something, Zynga looks to mobile for future growth

Judge is tired of Apple-Samsung blame game, orders lawyers to meet in person this Sunday

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Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge presiding over the Apple v. Samsung trial in California, just entered the following order:"The Court is disappointed by the parties' respective reports regarding their meet and confer efforts on final jury instructions. Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer in person today and file...
Judge is tired of Apple-Samsung blame game, orders lawyers to meet in person this Sunday

APPLE Q1 REVIEW: What Did We Really Learn? (AAPL)

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This is a guest post from Sammy The Walrus IV, a frequent commenter at Business Insider, and a sharp tweeter on all things Apple. It was originally published on his site, AAPL Orchard, and is republished with permission. 1Q13 Review Apple's 1Q13 results were largely in-line with my expectations. Revenues beat...
APPLE Q1 REVIEW: What Did We Really Learn? (AAPL)
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HTC slump continues in Q4; guidance misses Q1 estimates

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HTC on Monday reported earnings for the fourth quarter last year along with guidance for the first quarter that missed analysts’ estimates. Further highlighting the slump that began in October with the launch of Apple’s iPhone 4S, the Taiwan-based vendor posted fourth-quarter revenue of NT$101.42 billion, or approximately $3.5...
HTC slump continues in Q4; guidance misses Q1 estimates

Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble

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Shares of Internet radio provider Pandora Media sank 17 percent on Tuesday after the company lowered its full-year guidance and predicted a previously unexpected loss in its fourth quarter. The company did top analysts’ estimates for the three months ended in October, as revenue rose 60 percent to $120 million,...
Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble
Obama administration enters aggressive stance towards Iran on internet policy, provides guidance to subvert its 'electronic curtain'

AMD Shares Fall After Earnings Report

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Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices fell by nearly 6 percent after hours after it reported quarterly earnings that were slightly ahead of expectations and which included guidance for revenue that was slightly higher than expectations. AMD reported a 13-cent per-share loss versus the 17 cents analyst had expected. Revenue...
AMD Shares Fall After Earnings Report

Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

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Here’s the tough-to-write blog post that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus just put up and also sent to the San Francisco gaming giant’s staff. The company just announced layoffs of 18 percent of the company and also lowered its second-quarter guidance. In it, the founder of what was once a...
Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

Judge affirms Netflix subject to ADA guidelines

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On Tuesday, US District Court Judge Michael Posnor decreed that Netflix and other public online services are subject to provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). This decision could require Internet-streamed media to include accommodations for the deaf or blind, such as captions or descriptive text. The judge wasn't...
Judge affirms Netflix subject to ADA guidelines
Google Play letting app developers publicly reply to user reviews

Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

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Editors, section heads and senior production staff have a wider responsibility to act, if they judge that there is a clear errorThe readers' editor's job is not just about the admission of error but the correction of it, too. When the role was established at the Guardian in 1997 there...
Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

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Show someone a Facebook ad once and they’ll forget, 100 times and they’ll be annoyed. So Facebook is going to use offline purchase data to help businesses increase ROI up to 40% by showing them “sweetspot” of ad frequency, it announced today at New York’s Advertising Week. Privacy fears flared...
Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

GetGlue helps you find Taste Neighbors who like the same books, movies, and music

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GetGlue, the social recommendation service from startup Adaptive Blue, has been collecting data about what its users like since its launch in November. Now it’s taking using that data to help those users find others who like the same things. To do this, the service (which works through both the...
GetGlue helps you find Taste Neighbors who like the same books, movies, and music

Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

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Today Dell announced that its board member James Breyer has declined to “stand for reelection.” He’s out, in other words. The news isn’t particularly surprising, as Dell is enduring external pressure and internal turmoil as its business contracts and its founder attempts to take it private. Michael Dell, along with Silverlake...
Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

Apple's Sees Another Earnings and Sales Drop Following this Quarter's Miss

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Although Apple’s sales and earnings fell short of estimates on Tuesday, the bigger news could be the company’s weak forecast for the current quarter. The company predicted a further drop in sales and earnings in the current quarter, with revenue of about $34 billion and per-share earnings of $7.65, both...
Apple's Sees Another Earnings and Sales Drop Following this Quarter's Miss

YouTube founders' new magazine-focused Web curation app Zeen opens in beta

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A few months ago, AVOS, the company started by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, quietly launched a teaser for a new project called Zeen. Today it’s gone live to people who applied for early beta access. AVOS’ first original project, following its previous acquisition of Delicious from Yahoo,...
YouTube founders' new magazine-focused Web curation app Zeen opens in beta

Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

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Many in the US are concerned about the talent gap between American students and similarly-aged students overseas when it comes to math and science skills. This is a real problem for our economy and security. But CIOs can help by reaching out to guidance councelors and educating them about jobs...
Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

Netflix exhales, sees returns to profitability

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The video rental service's financial performance is at the high end of it guidance with a $6 million profit on revenue of $889 million [Read more]...
Netflix exhales, sees returns to profitability

Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said today that Motorola's next generation of smartphones are in the pipeline and that they're pretty good. Speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference, Schmidt touched on Google's relationship with Motorola and the next line of Android devices coming from the handset maker. "There's a new generation...
Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)
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