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Report: Facebook Now Worth $35 Billion

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Yesterday the Private Equity Data Center released a report presenting the rationale behind Facebook having a $35 billion valuation. This contrasts current share prices which value the company at between $11 and $17 billion. While valuing Facebook is a bit of a parlor game right now, if this model is...
Report: Facebook Now Worth $35 Billion

This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

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"HOW many people here love their cable company?" Chet Kanojia, the boss of Aereo, an internet TV start-up, posed that question to an audience recently. Only one man raised his hand--and he worked for one. Mr Kanojia started Aereo in 2012 to capitalise on people's hatred of high cable bills....
This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

Patent Case Aftermath: Samsung Slumps In Value While Apple, Nokia, RIM All Gain

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We still have to wait and see how the jury’s ruling against Samsung over Apple patents will play out for the company in terms of actual fines, injunctions — and crucially — future device design for the handset giant. But for now the markets have spoken. Share prices for Samsung Electronics...
Patent Case Aftermath: Samsung Slumps In Value While Apple, Nokia, RIM All Gain

Spot Off or Spot On? Spotify Said to Miss Valuation Goal, but Still Plenty Pricey

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When Spotify landed in the competitive U.S. digital music marketplace last summer, it was boosted by a cresting wave of good publicity, strong track record in Europe and a $100 million investment funding round that valued the company at $1 billion. That wasn’t all: Given the strong demand for Pandora...
Spot Off or Spot On? Spotify Said to Miss Valuation Goal, but Still Plenty Pricey

Facebook disappoints on its opening day, closing down $4 from where it opened

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At the end of Facebook’s first day of public trading, shares were selling for around 9.5 percent less than their opening price. By the time the closing bell rang, the stock ticker symbol FB sat at $38.06. Facebook got off to a rocky start this morning, offering shares at...
Facebook disappoints on its opening day, closing down $4 from where it opened
Social media skills can boost your company's share price

632

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632: Apple’s share price has passed Google’s at $632-a-share. Share prices are basically meaningless since the number of shares outstanding differ (Apple has nearly 3x the number of shares out there, and as such, nearly 3x the valuation). But the numbers are interesting in historical context. They show what a...
632

Kindling the Fire: Will Amazon’s Bet On Revenue Growth Pay Off?

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Jeff Bezos introducing the Kindle Fire on Sept. 28, 2011. CREDIT: Victor J. Blue/ Wired.com Tuesday’s earnings report is good news / bad news for Amazon and its shareholders: The retailer is taking in more money than ever, but at lower profit margins than it did a year ago. Analysts...
Kindling the Fire: Will Amazon’s Bet On Revenue Growth Pay Off?

Earnings fall short of target for embattled game publisher THQ

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THQ‘s net income for the third fiscal quarter fell short of the number expected by analysts. The results show how tough the video game market has become for publishers that aren’t executing with a number of great hits. THQ’s Saints Row the Third sold 3.6 million units in the quarter...
Earnings fall short of target for embattled game publisher THQ

Facebook IPO: How could privacy concerns affect revenue?

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Now that Facebook has set its share prices, valuing the company between $77 billion and $96 billion, the question is whether it will be able to convince investors that it’s got a sustainable business model, can keep growing and find new ways to generate revenue. Read full article >>...
Facebook IPO: How could privacy concerns affect revenue?

Chip designer Imagination Technologies falls after update despite Apple iPhone launch

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Mixed fortunes for Apple suppliers, with Imagination and Laird lower but Arm edging aheadThe day after Apple's big iPhone 5 launch, you would expect the share prices of some of its suppliers to be soaring.Not Imagination Technology, however. The chip designer, whose products are found in smartphones, iPads and games...
Chip designer Imagination Technologies falls after update despite Apple iPhone launch
Mobile revenue shines as Facebook's earnings beat Wall Street estimates

Apple shares plummet to 2011 levels in Wednesday trading

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Apple share prices have fallen over $20 in value during Wednesday trading, and as of this writing are sitting close to the $400 mark, according to NASDAQ data. That puts them on par with prices from late 2011. At one point today shares fell slightly under $400, reaching $399.58....    ...
Apple shares plummet to 2011 levels in Wednesday trading

Fusion-io shares drop after Apple, Facebook delay SSD orders

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SSD maker Fusion-io has cut down its revenue forecast after Apple and Facebook delayed their orders. Forecasted revenue received for the year ending June 2013 has been changed to between $420 and $440 million from the earlier $521 million to $539 million estimate, the news of which caused Fusion-io share...
Fusion-io shares drop after Apple, Facebook delay SSD orders

How the fallout from the Facebook IPO has impacted the secondary market

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This is a guest post by investor, Hans Swildens  One of the most misunderstood markets in venture capital is the secondary market. Even some top VCs and long-term institutional LPs who have been in the market for over 30 years have misconceptions. I believe that this is because they have...
How the fallout from the Facebook IPO has impacted the secondary market

Wall Street Beat: Earnings help boost tech as Dow closes above 14,000

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Despite some caution about the fortunes of BlackBerry, Facebook and Apple, solid financial results from tech vendors coupled with positive reports about the economy are boosting confidence in IT, with share prices of computer, consumer electronics and Internet companies rising this week....
Wall Street Beat: Earnings help boost tech as Dow closes above 14,000
eBay earnings call meets high expectations largely thanks to PayPal

Post-PC: why are Microsoft and HP thriving?

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The conventional PC business is now on the decline and yet the share prices of key players are moving up. Why?In an April press release, IDC painted a bleak picture for the PC. Compared with last year's first quarter, worldwide shipments of PCs are down 13.9%, the "steepest decline ever...
Post-PC: why are Microsoft and HP thriving?
Apple's earnings per share could decline for first time in almost a decade
Apple's and Google's Stock Prices Are Mirror Images
Analyst explains why the stock market is completely crazy when it comes to Apple

Carriers and bankers not liking Nokia’s chances against iPhone/Android. Is it over? (Poll)

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Although Nokia may or may not be having some success in the US with its heavy Lumia 900 marketing campaign with AT&T, it doesn’t appear that it is making any headway in its home turf of Europe. AT&T will give you $50 to take one of its Lumia 900 phones...
Carriers and bankers not liking Nokia’s chances against iPhone/Android. Is it over? (Poll)

Apple's surprisingly bad day: What's spooking its investors?

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Apple’s stock had one of its worst days in four years on Wednesday, despite no news coming from Apple about the company’s financial situation or products. Apple lost $35 billion from its market cap — its largest decline since December 2008 — when its stock dropped 6.43 percent to close at...
Apple's surprisingly bad day: What's spooking its investors?

Closing Prices: Apple $633, Google $632 (AAPL, GOOG)

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It's only a symbolic victory, but Apple's stock closed higher than Google's for the first time ever. Apple closed the day at $633.38. Google closed at $632..32 Per-share prices don't really mean anything, but it's an interesting note given the increasing competition between the companies. Steve Jobs thought Android...
Closing Prices: Apple $633, Google $632 (AAPL, GOOG)

Misys confirms merger talks with Swiss rival Temenos

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Top two banking software houses, Misys and Temenos, in talks about all-share merger but markets disappointed after takeover speculation pushed share prices up 40%Misys, the British IT firm, has confirmed that it is was in talks with its Swiss rival Temenos about an all-share merger of the world's two leading...
Misys confirms merger talks with Swiss rival Temenos

The Dow's Exclusion Of Apple Is EXACTLY What Makes It Great (DIA, AAPL)

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Something unusual happened today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6 percent, the S&P 500 was flat, and the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.8 percent. Why the discrepancy? Apple (and Google to a lesser extent). Neither Apple nor Google are in the Dow. A lot of people talk crap about the...
The Dow's Exclusion Of Apple Is EXACTLY What Makes It Great (DIA, AAPL)

Report: THQ cutting 170+ staff, including VP of technology

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[Update: THQ confirmed in a filing that it is cutting 240 jobs.] Game publisher and developer THQ is set to announce their financials on Thursday. However, reports surfaced today of layoffs at the company, in addition to previously announced cutbacks. The publisher appears ready to lay off more than...
Report: THQ cutting 170+ staff, including VP of technology

Tableau and Marketo Create Whopping Piles of Money With IPO Debuts

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iStockphoto | dny59Two software companies saw their share prices rise by 64 percent and 78 percent respectively in their first day of trading. Marketo, a cloud-based marketing software company, debuted on the Nasdaq today under the ticker symbol MKTO at $13 a share and closed at $23.10. Its biggest shareholder...
Tableau and Marketo Create Whopping Piles of Money With IPO Debuts

New Year, Same Rating: J.P. Morgan Still Bullish on Facebook

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Facebook’s tough first six months on the Nasdaq soured some investors on the company’s money making prospects. But a few analysts are still keeping the faith. Case in point: The latest “Buy” rating coming from J.P. Morgan Chase, complete with a shiny new price target raised to $35, up six...
New Year, Same Rating: J.P. Morgan Still Bullish on Facebook

France says farewell to the Minitel – the little box that connected a country

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• Precursor to internet now redundant after 30 years• Chunky terminals popular for cybersex and accountsIt is known as the "Little French Box", a 1980s design classic now seen as the ultimate in beige plastic kitsch. But once it was an audacious precursor to the world wide web, introduced the...
France says farewell to the Minitel – the little box that connected a country
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