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Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus on the future of the company: part two

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The concluding part of our interview with the founder of controversial social gaming giant Zynga, now facing an uncertain future on mobile• Mark Pincus interview: part oneIf the Zynga story were a Hollywood movie, this would be the close of the second act; the point at which everything goes wrong...
Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus on the future of the company: part two

Ultrabooks Still Racking Up Infra Sales

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IntelUltrabooks have been on the market now for nearly a year, but they haven’t made much headway toward mass-market acceptance. According to new research from Barclays, Ultrabooks accounted for only about 5 percent of all laptops sold in the second quarter. That’s not even half of what the PC manufacturers...
Ultrabooks Still Racking Up Infra Sales
Facebook hopes to rewrite its sad financial narrative with strong Q2

STERNE AGEE: Here's Why Facebook Is Worth $126 Billion

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Facebook is worth about $126 billion ahead of its IPO, according to a new research note by Sterne Agee's Arvind Bhatia. Analyst firm Sterne Agee just set a price target of $46 for Facebook with a "buy" rating — it's one of a handful of firms that have already issued...
STERNE AGEE: Here's Why Facebook Is Worth $126 Billion
Analyst Estimates On iPhone 5 Launch Weekend Sales Range From 3M-10M

Facebook IPO Halo Boosts Social Media Stocks

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Facebook’s imminent IPO is might mint a mess of millionaires in Silicon Valley by Friday, but in the meantime it’s driving wealth in a few newly public Internet companies as well. With the social networking company’s offering reportedly oversubscribed, some investors are looking ancillary ways to profit from it...
Facebook IPO Halo Boosts Social Media Stocks
AMD plans to sell 58-acre Austin campus and lease back space to raise cash during hard times

Expect Apple to Price iPad Mini at the Top of Its Class

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Render by Martin HajekWith the feature set of Apple’s forthcoming smaller iPad all but revealed by the leaks preceding Tuesday’s unveiling, focus is shifting to the device’s price point. Will Apple match or undercut the price of the smaller tablets already on the market? Or will it price the so-called...
Expect Apple to Price iPad Mini at the Top of Its Class

Netflix names former Warner exec its permanent CMO

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Six months after longtime marketing chief Leslie Kilgore left the company, Netflix has named a permanent CMO — former Warner Bros. executive Kelly Bennett. He’ll replace Jessie Baker, who had served as interim CEO since the January departure of Kilgore, who left following a tumultuous final six months of 2011...
Netflix names former Warner exec its permanent CMO

Sterne Agee: Here's Why Groupon's Stock Will Almost Double (GRPN)

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Here's something you don't see all that often: A bullish call on Groupon. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia slapped a $9 price target on Groupon and gave four reasons for his contrarian call on the stock. (It closed yesterday at $5.29.) Here, in Bhatia's own words, are the four reasons...
Sterne Agee: Here's Why Groupon's Stock Will Almost Double (GRPN)

Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

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If Apple is prepping to post another quarter of blowout financials when it reports earnings on Tuesday, you certainly wouldn’t know it from the company’s recent stock performance. Last Friday, Apple shares slipped into correction, falling as low as $572 apiece — down more than 10 percent from the all-time...
Apple's Earnings Should Ease Any Investor Worries

THE APPLE INVESTOR: There May Be An Issue With iPad Supply (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Down With Markets  The markets are down to end the week as consumer confidence misses and Europe remains weak. Shares of AAPL are off ~1%. This comes after yesterday's break with the...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: There May Be An Issue With iPad Supply (AAPL)
iPad Sales May Reach 66 Million In 2012

Despite iPad production issues, analyst sees Apple soaring

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Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu says that Apple is facing some iPad production problems, but they should be quickly addressed and help the company's shares soar. [Read more]...
Despite iPad production issues, analyst sees Apple soaring

EA hits on earnings but misses on revenue target for June quarter

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Electronic Arts reported its first fiscal quarter earnings today, hitting its earnings target but falling short on revenue. The maker of video game such as Madden NFL and Battlefield 3 said that revenues for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30 were $491 million, down from $524 million a year ago....
EA hits on earnings but misses on revenue target for June quarter
HTC CEO refutes reports of hefty licensing fees in Apple patent deal
Apple's switch away from Intel 'not likely anytime soon'

Apple Is Working On 'Powerful Sharing Of Photos' In Its iPhone Photos App (AAPL)

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Apple's worldwide developer conference is a week and a half away. While Apple isn't expected to reveal a new iPhone, this is arguably the biggest event of the year for Apple. It will be talking about its software platforms for mobile and desktop, and maybe for TV. Its these software...
Apple Is Working On 'Powerful Sharing Of Photos' In Its iPhone Photos App (AAPL)

Chip Earnings Looking Chipper, Sterne Agee Says

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Earnings season gets under way in earnest tomorrow when Intel reports its quarterly results. The world’s biggest chipmaker is one of the tech sectors bellwethers, setting the tone not only for the PC sector, but also for much of tech in general. It’s also only the first of several chip...
Chip Earnings Looking Chipper, Sterne Agee Says
Analyst claims iPad mini cannibalizing iPad 4 sales, raises iPhone 5 sales forecast

iPhone 5 to be true 3G/4G world phone, says analyst

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The next-generation iPhone will be a "significant upgrade" and a "true world phone" offering both 3G and 4G compatibility, says Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu. [Read more]...
iPhone 5 to be true 3G/4G world phone, says analyst

Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

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Shares of Dell are getting whacked today on the heels of a quarterly earnings report that fell short by only a little, but which revealed the depths of the complexity of the PC-to-enterprise pivot that is central to the turnaround that CEO Michael Dell has been trying to engineer for...
Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

Michael Dell: We Do $8 Billion A Year Selling Services To Big Businesses (DELL)

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Micheal Dell wants you to know that the real money for his company has nothing to do with PCs or Windows 8. It's about selling data center software, hardware, and services to enterprises. But not everyone believes Dell is growing its enterprise business fast enough to offset its shrinking PC...
Michael Dell: We Do $8 Billion A Year Selling Services To Big Businesses (DELL)

Apple's mini iPad: Three things it needs

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Apple is expected to send out invitations for an iPad mini event Wednesday -- if you want to believe the rumor mill, that is. It's coming late to a market where Amazon's Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble's Nook Tablet and Google's Nexus 7 are already fighting it out. But...
Apple's mini iPad: Three things it needs

Apple analysts are trying to calm their nervous clients

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The stock is down 9.5% from its $705 all-time high FORTUNE -- With Apple (AAPL) trading below $640, many of the several dozen analysts who follow the stock -- and who have issued a median price target of $780, according to Thomson/First Call -- are getting anxious calls from clients...
Apple analysts are trying to calm their nervous clients

Google's New Nexus Tablet Will Hurt Microsoft More Than Apple (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

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Shaw Wu, an analyst with Sterne Agee, thinks that Google's Nexus 7 tablet poses a bigger threat to the Microsoft Surface and Kindle Fire tablets in the short term than it does to Apple's iPad. The reason, as he explained in a research note on Thursday, is that Google's new...
Google's New Nexus Tablet Will Hurt Microsoft More Than Apple (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

Apple Has To Tell Samsung How Much Money It's Getting From HTC For Patents (AAPL)

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Apple has to reveal how much money its getting from HTC in a patent settlement to Samsung, a judge ruled. Apple settled all patent litigation with HTC two weeks ago. They also entered into a ten-year licensing agreement. The terms of their deal were never disclosed. Analyst Shaw Wu at...
Apple Has To Tell Samsung How Much Money It's Getting From HTC For Patents (AAPL)

How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard

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As it prepares to report its quarterly earnings today, it’s no understatement to say the pressure is on Hewlett-Packard. Today’s earnings report, which is expected after the markets close for trading in New York, will be the first since the end of HP’s worst year ever. The list of its...
How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard

Samsung's Platform Play Likely More Valuable As A Bargaining Tool, Analyst Suggests

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When Samsung revealed its new Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, it literally did a lot of song and dance about its own unique software features, with nary a peep on the built-in Google Android improvements and features brought by the use Jelly Bean 4.2 on board. I argued that it could...
Samsung's Platform Play Likely More Valuable As A Bargaining Tool, Analyst Suggests

Analyst: iPad 3 likely to have ‘significant’ refresh

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Now that Apple has sent out invitations to its upcoming media event, speculation about the next iPad is flying fast and furious. Shaw Wu of Sterne Agee said in an analyst note Wednesday that it’s likely that the new iPad refresh will be “significant” and include several important new features,...
Analyst: iPad 3 likely to have ‘significant’ refresh
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