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8 mega tech stories to watch over the next 8 months

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With one third of the year already gone by, and our annual The Next Web Conference 2010 in the books, we thought we’d put together a list of the top 8 tech news stories we’ll be watching over the final 8 months of the year, starting with… 1. iPhone OS 4.0...
8 mega tech stories to watch over the next 8 months

So Apple ONLY Rallied 31% This Year

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My colleague Sam Ro sums it up perfectly. Apple up 31% this year, the most disappointing 31% gain of all time. -- Sam Ro (@bySamRo) December 31, 2012 The stock ended the year with at 532.86, helped by a major 4.57% gain. But of course, the stock peaked this year...
So Apple ONLY Rallied 31% This Year
Real estate app Trulia soars 40% following IPO

Samsung spent $401M on Galaxy ads and iPhone mockery in 2012

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If you feel like Samsung’s smartphone advertising was everywhere last year, you weren’t imagining things. A new report on ad spending for U.S. smartphones in 2012 says Samsung far outspent all of its rivals — paying $401 million to promote its Galaxy line of phones, which is a gigantic leap...
Samsung spent $401M on Galaxy ads and iPhone mockery in 2012

Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit

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Panasonic's financial year runs from summer to summer, so its first-quarter results for 2013 just hit the wire. The figures proudly show that the company has managed to turn around the losses it suffered so badly in the previous period -- with $23 billion in turnover generating a tidy...
Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit

Yahoo sees profit rise in quarter

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Struggling Internet firm Yahoo sees its net income rise 28% to $286m in first three months of the year....
Yahoo sees profit rise in quarter

Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

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Two of Salesforce.com’s most high profile “social media” acquisitions are showing signs of trouble. At Radian6, Salesforce.com is reported to be laying off “less than 100 people.” And at Buddy Media, the company amended its 8-K, which shows $20 million in net losses for the first six months of the year....
Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1

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Social networking powerhouse Facebook has updated its prospectus to include financial information from the first quarter of 2012, revealing to investors and the world that it made $205 million in net income on $1.06 billion in revenue during the first three months of the year. The $1.06 billion revenue...
Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1

Loss widens at 'China's Facebook'

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Renren, known as China's Facebook, reports wider losses for the first three months of the year as spending on marketing increases....
Loss widens at 'China's Facebook'

AMD Q1 mixed, but better than expected

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AMD’s outlook for the second quarter assumes flat sales to growth of 3 percent compared to the first three months of the year....
AMD Q1 mixed, but better than expected

Nintendo reports 3m Wii U sales, lowers annual revenue forecast by 17%

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After selling just 3 million units of its new Wii U console in the December quarter, Japanese gaming firm Nintendo has lowered its profit forecast (PDF) again, this time expecting an operating loss of $220 million (20 billion yen) and net income of just $1.20 (109 yen) per share for...
Nintendo reports 3m Wii U sales, lowers annual revenue forecast by 17%
Seasonality Applies to More than Just Fashion Startups

3 Things You Need to Know About Google's Earnings Call

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Google reported earnings from the first quarter of 2012 today, and it looks like the Mountain View company is running as strong as ever - or at least stronger than at the end of last year. Revenues for the first three months of the year came in at $10.65...
3 Things You Need to Know About Google's Earnings Call

China officially tops one billion mobile subscribers

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We heard last year that China was approaching 900 million mobile phone subscribers, and it looks like it's now finally hit the big one. The country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology confirmed today that, as of the end of February, there were more than a billion mobile subscribers...
China officially tops one billion mobile subscribers

Twitter Triples Market Share As Total Ad Spending Drops In May

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Twitter tripled its share of social media ad dollars through May, to 12%, according to Standard Media Index, an adspend research company. Facebook declined to less than 50% share of social media dollars in the same timeframe. Total ad spending in May was down 3.6% compared to May of 2011,...
Twitter Triples Market Share As Total Ad Spending Drops In May

EA's Star Wars Game Scores 1.7 Million Subscribers in First Month

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The results are in and it appears that both Star Wars and Battlefield 3 helped Electronic Arts beat expectations for the final three months of the year. Its multi-million dollar investment in Star Wars: The Old Republic, is starting to pay off. In EA’s third quarter, the massively multi-player online...
EA's Star Wars Game Scores 1.7 Million Subscribers in First Month
Top 10 Mobile Devices Of 2012

Samsung Vows to Fight Ban

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Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it would fight Apple Inc.’s attempt to ban the sale of some of its smartphones in the U.S. with “all necessary measures.” After winning a jury verdict for patent infringement against Samsung in a U.S. court last week, Apple on Monday asked the presiding judge for...
Samsung Vows to Fight Ban
Subscriptions are finally back at ShoeDazzle, new venture round may be coming too

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Holiday Buyers Are Taking It Mobile

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Holiday Buyers Make It Mobile (eMarketer)With the holiday season on the horizon, retailers are gearing up for the rush of gift shopping that accompanies the last few...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Holiday Buyers Are Taking It Mobile

Comcast’s SOPA lobbying bill: Around $250,000

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It’s amazing to me how cheap influence is on Capital Hill. Comcast, a visceral proponent of the Stop Online Piracy Act, and the PROTECT IP Act, spent in the neighborhood of a quarter million dollars to throw its weight behind the bills. As you know, the bills were crushed under...
Comcast’s SOPA lobbying bill: Around $250,000

Yahoo disappoints street, posts continued decreasing quarterly revenue

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Yahoo today released quarterly financial results that approached, but fell short of Wall Street expectations. The company's net revenue reached $1.07 billion, the low end of what the company forecast in January, with analyst estimates at $1.1 billion. Yahoo said it earned $390 million, or 35 cents a share in...
Yahoo disappoints street, posts continued decreasing quarterly revenue

Daily Report: A Glimpse at Facebook's Financials

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The latest filing by Facebook to the Securities and Exchange Commission reveals more about the company as its initial public offering nears. Among the disclosures: Facebook's profit fell 12 percent in the first three months of the year....
Daily Report: A Glimpse at Facebook's Financials
Following in Zillow's path, Trulia unveils new mortgage center

SAP Sees Growth Despite Slow Start

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SAP, the world's biggest maker of business management software, confirmed its forecast for 2012 and said it expects strong sales in the second quarter, despite a sluggish first three months of the year....
SAP Sees Growth Despite Slow Start
63% of Verizon's 9.8M smartphone sales last quarter were iPhones, 4M were iPhone 5s

eBay Meets Third-Quarter Expectations With Revenues Up 15 Percent

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eBay released third quarter results today, reporting revenues that were in-line with expectations and profits that exceeded estimates by a penny. Immediately following the earnings release, the online retailer’s stock was trading down nearly 2 percent, or 95 cents a share, to $47.25. In the third quarter, eBay reported revenues...
eBay Meets Third-Quarter Expectations With Revenues Up 15 Percent

Nipping at Zillow's heels, Trulia files for $75M IPO

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San Francisco online real estate company Trulia is looking to follow in the footsteps of Zillow yet again, filing to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering. The filing was actually confidentially submitted to the SEC on May 31st, and just made public today. But Trulia has...
Nipping at Zillow's heels, Trulia files for $75M IPO

Facebook deserted by millions of users in biggest markets

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Facebook's dominance in the social media world has come under threat from newer services such as Instagram and PathFacebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks attract the attention of those looking for fresh online playgrounds.As Facebook prepares to...
Facebook deserted by millions of users in biggest markets
T-Mobile sells 500,000 iPhone 5s in first month of availability, but quarterly profits take a hit
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