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Google, Facebook Boost Washington Spending To "Educate" Congress

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Google and Facebook both increased their spending trying to educate (read: influence) Congress in the second quarter, according to filings made under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995. Companies that employ lobbyists must file these reports on a quarterly basis. The disclosures show that Facebook... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Google, Facebook Boost Washington Spending To "Educate" Congress

Zynga Shows Investors It Has a Chance

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Zynga’s fourth-quarter earnings are just rolling in, and they are pretty much in-line with the company’s already lowered expectations for the period. Minutes after the release went out, Zynga’s stock was up nearly 5 percent to $2.88 a share. During regular trading today, Zynga’s shares were already higher based on...
Zynga Shows Investors It Has a Chance

The PC May Be Dying, But That Didn't Stop Lenovo From Posting A Huge Quarter

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Lenovo Group Ltd's bold acquisitions in its flagship PC business, a foray into mobile gadgets, and a relatively light debt load are setting it apart from PC rivals as industry shipments take their steepest fall in decades. Lenovo, a sliver away from unseating Hewlett-Packard Co as the world's top PC...
The PC May Be Dying, But That Didn't Stop Lenovo From Posting A Huge Quarter

App.net publishes its terms and conditions and encourages users to chime in as it begins taking payments

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App.net, the subscription-based social network that is being developed by Dalton Caldwell’s Mixed Media Labs, has taken a significant step forward after it posted its terms of service and other policy documents to the Web for the first time, offering users to change to shape and change them. The company...
App.net publishes its terms and conditions and encourages users to chime in as it begins taking payments

People Say They Care About Their Online Privacy, But Do They Care Enough to Switch?

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The rational response to the question “Do you worry about your privacy online?” is “Yes.” We transmit and share a ton of information about ourselves online these days. A little concern about how companies and governments and other people treat that personal content is a very good thing. The privacy...
People Say They Care About Their Online Privacy, But Do They Care Enough to Switch?
Groupon keeps moving the goalposts, leaving investors scratching their heads

Tableau Software updates IPO filing, shows Q1 net loss of $3.7M

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Tableau Software’s revenue grew at a rapid clip during the first quarter, but the Seattle maker of data visualization products also swung to a net loss, according to an updated IPO filing released Friday afternoon. Tableau — which filed to raise up to a $150 million in an IPO earlier...
Tableau Software updates IPO filing, shows Q1 net loss of $3.7M

Japan's GREE Acquires Another U.S. Studio, App Ant, To Build Games For Western Audiences

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GREE, the $4.7 billion mobile gaming giant from Japan that’s trying to break into Western markets, just bought another American studio to bolster its first-party game development. The company acquired App Ant Studios for an undisclosed amount after working with the company on Android games. App Ant was co-founded by...
Japan's GREE Acquires Another U.S. Studio, App Ant, To Build Games For Western Audiences
Microsoft says it has sold 67M Xbox 360s, 19M Kinects, and generated $56B in game revenues

Two Facebook graphs Wall Street analysts and investors should ignore

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Wall Street likes data. Annual reports and quarterly reports move markets. If Wall Street could access daily data on the ins-and-outs of a company, it would. Hedge funds have been known to use analysis of satellite imagery of Wal-Mart parking lots to try to get a jump on the markets....
Two Facebook graphs Wall Street analysts and investors should ignore

Unwired Planet Has Bought 2,400+ Wireless Patents From Ericsson To Beef Up Its Patent Fights Against Google, Apple And RIM

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The patent rat-race continues apace. Today Unwired Planet announced that it has purchased a portfolio of over 2,400 patents from the troubled Swedish mobile vendor Ericsson. The deal includes IP related to 2G, 3G and LTE technologies, and will give Unwired Planet a little more ammunition in its various legal...
Unwired Planet Has Bought 2,400+ Wireless Patents From Ericsson To Beef Up Its Patent Fights Against Google, Apple And RIM

Internet M&A Deals Down 55% Year-Over-Year, Thanks To Tech IPO Boom

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Facebook’s eight year history is famously speckled with a number of buyout offers from the likes of Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft. But each time, founder Mark Zuckerberg opted to keep his company independent — against the advice of many. Now, with Facebook gearing up to hold an initial public offering...
Internet M&A Deals Down 55% Year-Over-Year, Thanks To Tech IPO Boom

The Short-Sightedness Of Wall Street When It Comes To Broadband Infrastructure Investment

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Karl Bode, over at Broadband Reports, absolutely destroys stock analyst Craig Moffett for doing his usual song and dance. If you're unfamiliar with Moffett, Bode has the details: Like any good short-sighted investor, Moffett has urged companies to not upgrade their networks, insiting that caps and overages are the "next...
The Short-Sightedness Of Wall Street When It Comes To Broadband Infrastructure Investment

Dell beats Q4 expectations with revenue of $14.3b, net income of $530m in weak PC market

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Today Dell reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $14.3 billion, net income of $530 million, and earnings per share of $0.30. On a non-GAAP basis, the company earnings $0.40. Analysts had expected non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.39 and revenue of $14.1 billion. As the Wall Street...
Dell beats Q4 expectations with revenue of $14.3b, net income of $530m in weak PC market

Apple Overtakes Samsung As World’s Largest Smartphone Vendor In Q4

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According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Apple has now overtaken Samsung to become the world’s largest smartphone vendor by volume. Apple achieved 23.9% market share during Q4 2011, narrowly beating out Samsung’s 23.5% share. In addition, Apple shipped 37 million units in Q4, again going neck-and-neck with Samsung...
Apple Overtakes Samsung As World’s Largest Smartphone Vendor In Q4

ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money

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Although Research in Motion has been getting creamed, the company does actually remain profitable. But even that may be dicey. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek catches a bit of a bombshell in RIMM's latest annual filing, which was released yesterday: RIMM does not provide COGS by division on a quarterly...
ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money

Apple and Samsung Reveal U.S. Mobile Device Sales in Court Case

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The patent and design dispute between Apple and Samsung has continued to yield a treasure trove of information, with the latest revelations shared by AllThingsD revealing each company's United States sales of a number of their mobile devices. While Apple reports its worldwide iPhone and iPad sales on a quarterly...
Apple and Samsung Reveal U.S. Mobile Device Sales in Court Case

NPD: Smartphone shipments to overtake feature phones worldwide in 2013

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The total number of smartphones shipped worldwide in 2013 is projected to surpass the number of feature phones shipped for the first time ever. More specifically, the former group is expected to reach 937 million units this year compared to just 889 million units for the latter, as smartphone shipments...
NPD: Smartphone shipments to overtake feature phones worldwide in 2013
Oracle fixes critical hole in Java, may have known about the issue for months

Bing's China strategy: Go after the lucrative English-language queries originating in the country

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Bing has identified the area of Chinese search market that it will target to expand its presence there. Interestingly, the search engine intends to go after searches from the country that are executed in English. According to Microsoft, that segment is estimated to be roughly 5% of the total Chinese search market....
Bing's China strategy: Go after the lucrative English-language queries originating in the country

Electronic Arts mobile revenue drops to $69M in Q1

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Electronic Arts’ mobile net revenues for Q1 2013 were $69 million dollars, a drop of 20.6 percent quarter-over-quarter, but a gain of 21 percent year-over-year. It is the first time since Q2 2012 that the company hadn’t seen its mobile revenues increase on a quarterly basis. Although down quarter-over-quarter, EA’s...
Electronic Arts mobile revenue drops to $69M in Q1
StatCounter's iOS Web Traffic Measurement Shows Apple's Asia Appeal May Be Waning

Verizon iPhone Sales Are 2.7 Million Units, Down 16% On A Quarterly Basis (AAPL, VZ)

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Verizon reported earnings that were better than expected this morning. The one data point people always like to look for in Verizon (and AT&T) earnings is iPhone activations. BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk tweeted iPhone sales were 2.7 million for the second quarter, which is down 16% on a quarterly basis....
Verizon iPhone Sales Are 2.7 Million Units, Down 16% On A Quarterly Basis (AAPL, VZ)

Apple makes sure employees get dividend, too

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Tim Cook (Credit: Apple) A new regulatory filing from Apple details the company’s plan to ensure its employees receive the equivalent of the dividends it plans to grant to shareholders, even though the type of stock they hold wouldn’t normally be eligible for the payout. The only exception is Apple...
Apple makes sure employees get dividend, too

Apple Estimated to Retake Title of World's Largest Smartphone Vendor

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Research firm Strategy Analytics today announced its estimates of the global smartphone market for the fourth quarter of 2011, finding that Apple narrowly squeezed by Samsung to retake the title of world's largest smartphone vendor as measured by unit shipments. According to Strategy Analytics' numbers, Apple's 37 million iPhones...
Apple Estimated to Retake Title of World's Largest Smartphone Vendor
The United States of broadband: Location matters

Yahoo Ends 2012 With A Solid Q4: $1.22 Billion Ex-TAC Revenue, Non-GAAP EPS 32 Cents

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Yahoo today released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012, marking the end of a key year for the long-running web portal. Q4 2012 was Yahoo’s second full quarter with Marissa Mayer at the helm as CEO, and investors are no doubt looking for real validation that she...
Yahoo Ends 2012 With A Solid Q4: $1.22 Billion Ex-TAC Revenue, Non-GAAP EPS 32 Cents

Barry Silbert: Here's Why Startups Now Take So Frigging Long To IPO

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Barry Silbert of SecondMarket is on stage at SXSW explaining why it takes companies so much longer to IPO now than it used to. His startup has helped trade over $1 billion in private stock for companies like Facebook and Pinterest. There used to be an average of 500+...
Barry Silbert: Here's Why Startups Now Take So Frigging Long To IPO

You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

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The possibility that Facebook might register with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public stock offering as early as Wednesday may make certain mutual funds seem palatable, although it’s overly idealistic to expect any upside this way. The mutual funds that contain Facebook shares have small stakes in them...
You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

Zynga’s daily active users on mobile climb to 15M from 13M in December

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Zynga swung to a fourth quarterly loss of $435 million on a massive $510 million tax charge related to its December public offering. The company is emphasizing a different measure to exclude that large tax charge. It says that non-GAAP net income (a measure that isn’t in line with generally...
Zynga’s daily active users on mobile climb to 15M from 13M in December
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