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Here Are The Two Most Impressive Things About Facebook's Blow-Out Earnings Report (FB)

Facebook delivered an incredible second quarter earnings report.  It destroyed expectations on the top and bottom lines, posting strong growth across the board.  The stock is up 9% in pre-market trading to $77.70, a new all-time...

23 minutes on businessinsider.com

Facebook Inc Skyrockets To All-Time High On Q2 Results

Facebook stock might be expensive from a market cap perspective. But almost nobody was expecting this level of profitabilityFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock soared to a record high after the company said its profits more than doubled and revenues...

1.3 hours on valuewalk.com

BitPerfect review: Improve your iTunes music sound quality

In spite of the criticism levied against it, I tend to give iTunes the benefit of the doubt. It’s there, it does a serviceable job of managing and playing my music, it functions as a device hub and it does a good job of it. Tim...

1.4 hours on macworld.com

What If Apple Products Were Their Own Companies?

Slate‘s Jordan Weissmann puts Apple’s product lines into perspective versus other large companies (Tech or not). iPhone revenues alone eclipse that of either software behemoth Microsoft or online retail giant Amazon. Businessweek...

1.9 hours on ritholtz.com

Ask Matt: Is it too late to invest in Facebook?

If you're thinking about investing in Facebook now, it's not exactly an undiscovered...

1.9 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com

Apple Inc. R&D Spending Hits Record Levels

Apple spent a record $1.6 billion on R&D in the quarter ending in JuneApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, July 22nd, the tech titan spent a whopping $1.6 billion on R&D in the...

2.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Bulls Turn Quick Profit

By Jon "DRJ" Najarian of OptionMonsterNEW YORK -- Someone's going to be laughing all the way to the bank after grabbing Facebook calls on Wednesday. OptionMonster's tracking systems spotted the purchase of 16,000 September...

2.6 hours on thestreet.com

Google banks on its own tech to protect Chrome users from another Heartbleed

Last month Google said that it was tired of mashed-together bug fixes for OpenSSL and decided to create its own fork called BoringSSL. It has now implemented that variant in the latest Chromium build, the open-source software that eventually...

2.8 hours on engadget.com

New Google Maps for Android and iOS Takes a Jab at Foursquare

Google has announced a new version of Google Maps for Android and iOS devices, adding a new Explore function that lets you find interesting spots near your location Located in the bottom right corner of the app, the Explore button gives you an overview...

3 hours on mashable.com

'Fast Money' Recap: Facebook and Analysts' Expectations

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 climbed higher on Wednesday, finishing the session up 0.18%. On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the trading panel analyzed corporate earnings.  Dan Nathan, co-founder and editor of...

3.4 hours on thestreet.com

QBlinks Is A Multi-Use Remote Control And Notification Center For Your iPhone

 Qblinks wants to be the Swiss Army knife of iPhone remote controllers. The Bluetooth LE device, which is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter, can be used to alert you to notifications from different apps on your smartphone; as a camera...

3.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Uncovering Algorithms: Looking Inside the Facebook News Feed | MIT Center for Civic Media

Uncovering Algorithms: Looking Inside the Facebook News Feed http://t.co/yMrX6Qhoas — Markus Sagebiel (@msgbi) July 24,...

4.1 hours on pipes.yahoo.com

iPhone 6 May Eat Into Apple’s iPad Sales

Analyst Gene Munster has changed his view regarding the iPhone 6's cannibalization of the iPad MiniIt’s been awhile since we heard analysts talking about the phablet-sized iPhone 6 cannibalizing the iPad, but Business Insider‘s...

5 hours on valuewalk.com

Will Facebook's bumper earnings last?

Facebook reported bumper earnings growth, but some analysts have called into question how long the party will...

7.9 hours on cnbc.com

Google Voice offers web-based calls through Hangouts, no G+ profile needed

The rumor is that eventually we're going to see Google Voice merged completely into Hangouts, and that's getting even closer to becoming reality. You can now make phone calls via Hangouts directly from the Google Voice website, no Google+...

8.4 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc Experimenting With In-App Sales

But people will have to wonder when their purchase history will be used for advertisingFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) are both experimenting with on-site and in-app purchase options that would allow people to buy advertised products...

9.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Maps' new, context-savvy local guide reaches Android

Google quietly slipped out a big upgrade to Maps' local discovery features on iOS a couple of weeks ago, and today it's Android's turn. Once your device gets the refresh, you should see a new Explore guide that offers suggestions for...

9.5 hours on engadget.com

Apple’s iPhones Move Needle On Taiwan Data

By Eva Dou Taiwan has long been home to many of Apple 's key suppliers. Getty Images But is the iPhone maker’s business really big enough to move the needle on Taiwan’s economic data? It appears the answer is yes, with economists...

10.1 hours on blogs.wsj.com

Shatner pans new Facebook product; stock surges

Shatner as tech blogger: new app...

10.9 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com

Facebook isn't giving up on search

Facebook reported Wednesday that it now handles an average of more than 1 billion searches a day, but it still has work to do to provide a comprehensive search tool.Early last year, Facebook unveiled an ambitious search project called Graph Search....

11.4 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Vs. Google - Who will win the music streaming war?

Two major deals that went down in the music world this year have involved Apple and Google. Who made the better deal, in your opinion? read...

11.6 hours on wallstreetoasis.com

Microsoft Says It Isn’t Abandoning Xbox Music, Promises It Will Suck Less Shortly

 During Microsoft’s earnings call yesterday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella indicated that his company would “streamline” its work in music and video. That was interpreted in some cases to imply that Microsoft was...

12.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Twitter airs its unflattering diversity numbers when all eyes are on Facebook’s second quarter earnings

Twitter picked a rather opportune moment to publish its horrifying staff diversity statistics: During Facebook's quarter two earnings release. Twitter airs its unflattering diversity numbers when all eyes are on Facebook’s second quarter...

12.3 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook phone = fail, Facebook on phone = $$$

Facebook Home, the lock-screen replacement that changed any Android handset into a "Facebook phone," wasn't as popular as CEO Mark Zuckerberg had hoped. Fortunately, however, its other mobile efforts have proved tremendously successful....

12.5 hours on engadget.com

Windows 9 To Offer ‘Unified’ Experience Across All Devices

The next iteration of Windows will be based on a single Windows NT software coreFor the past several weeks, there have been rumors that Windows Threshold, likely to be named Windows 9 upon release, will merge different operating systems into a single...

12.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Why Facebook Is Even Scarier Than You Realize

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- On the surface, Facebook's second-quarter earnings report was scary-good enough. But the details under the hood held even more ammo for investors who want to bet that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is wrong about social...

13 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft Parodies “I’m Sexy And I Know It” And It’s The Worst

 // Update: it appears that the video has been marked private. I swear it worked a few minutes ago. // Second update: Mirror of sorts.  The OneNote team has been active lately, making their product free across all platforms, and hosting a...

13 hours on techcrunch.com

Two Years After The World Said It Would Flop, Facebook Stock Is Going Bonkers (FB)

On May 18, 2012 many thought they were watching the tech bubble burst. Facebook debuted on the stock market at $38 per share, and after an agonizing first day with very little trading, the market closed with the social media company clinging to its...

13.1 hours on businessinsider.com

WOW: The Female Mark Zuckerberg?

I discussed the company, Theranos, earlier this week and the fact that Henry Kissinger and a number of other A list cronies sit on the board. SEE: What is Henry Kissinger and Gang Up To Now? Silicon Valley's San Jose Mercury News is suggesting...

13.4 hours on economicpolicyjournal.com

Ten years on, Facebook’s second quarter earnings show users are more engaged than ever

Facebook's latest user engagement numbers, coming from its 2014 second quarter earnings statement, show a company riding high. Of Facebook’s active users, 63 percent use the site every single day. Ten years on, Facebook’s second...

13.5 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook’s profit doubles to more than $1 billion

Facebook seems to have figured out--for now at least--the holy grail for all media right now: how to make money selling mobile ads. The social network reported $1.39 billion in profit, more than twice what it earned during the same quarter last...

13.8 hours on washingtonpost.com

Apple’s iPad Problem

The numbers are clear: Apple is selling fewer...

13.8 hours on slate.com

Facebook shares surge on 138pc profits rise

Bumper quarterly results driven by mobile advert...

13.9 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Facebook Share Price Hits All-Time High Of $75 After Hours Thanks To Strong Q2 Numbers

 Facebook’s stock infamously took a nosedive in the months following its public debut in 2012 after analysts wondered if the social network was too overhyped in its IPO and employee share lockups expired. But those days now...

14 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook beats Wall Street targets, stock hits record high

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in...

14.1 hours on reuters.com

Facebook results - Q2: as it happened

Facebook revealed that mobile accounted for 62pc of its advertising revenues in the last...

14.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath

 Facebook does plan to monetize Messenger through payments, but it’s going to take its time to do it right. Regarding Messenger, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on today’s Q2 earnings call that “over time there will be...

14.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Invents iTime

Would you buy a wrist-mounted iPhone? I wouldn’t, but Apple’s new invention might fill the wearable device gap — and boost AAPL shares, too. ...

14.4 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Microsoft Stalls in Post-Earnings Trading: What Wall Street's Saying

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Microsoft  shares closed flat on Wednesday after Tuesday's quarterly report beat revenue expectations but missed on the bottom line. In its fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft reported 55 cents per share on...

14.6 hours on thestreet.com

7 Charts With All You Need to Know About Facebook's Blowout Q2 Earnings

Facebook has earned a reputation for delivering the goods on earnings day, and Wednesday was no exception The social giant reported record totals for revenue, profits and user figures across the board on Wednesday, beating Wall Street estimates on a day...

14.7 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Is Eating Mobile

So, let me try another lede. On May 7, 2012, 11 days before Facebook suffered the biggest tech IPO flop in modern history, the company filed an amendment to its prospectus, on pages 14, 17, and 57, that amounted to a blaring red light for investors....

14.8 hours on theatlantic.com

Mobile ads help Facebook report a big sales jump

Facebook’s quarterly sales rose 61 percent on the strength of mobile advertising, the company said Wednesday. Sales for the second quarter, which ended June 30, were $2.91 billion the company reported, beating financial analysts’...

14.9 hours on pcworld.com

Come back with us to a time when Google ran less than a thousand servers

Remember when the number of servers running Google could fit into a human-sized room? Neither do I. But Google SVP Urs Hölzle does and shares his memory of the company's first 4-digit server order. Come back with us to a time when Google ran...

14.9 hours on gigaom.com

American Users Spend An Average Of 40 Minutes Per Day On Facebook

 American Facebook users spend way more time on the social network than exercising. Mark Zuckerberg said today on Facebook’s Q2 earnings call that users in the US spend an average of 40 minutes per day, while the CDC recommends...

15 hours on techcrunch.com

After-hours buzz: Facebook, AT&T & more

Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Facebook, AT&T, Gilead &...

15.1 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook’s Profit Soars Past Expectations, Fueled by Mobile Ads

Mobile devices accounted for nearly two-thirds of the social networking company’s revenue, which rose 61 percent over the same quarter last...

15.3 hours on nytimes.com

Apple Earnings Help Propel US Stocks to New Record High

Today's financial recap and tomorrow's financial...

15.4 hours on minyanville.com

Facebook Posts an Earnings Blowout

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has reported its earnings for the second quarter which handily beat expectations. The social media giant earned $0.42 in earnings per share and it posted a gain in...

15.4 hours on 247wallst.com

Why Facebook Shares Are Surging

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Facebook  shares were surging 4.2% to $74.29 in after-hours trading following better-than-expected quarterly results led by strong mobile advertising revenue growth. Facebook reported fiscal...

15.4 hours on thestreet.com

First Take: Facebook flexes its financial muscles -- again

Ninth straight quarter of topping analyst estimates is highlighted by jumps in just about every...

15.4 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com

LIVE: Facebook Crushes Earnings And The Stock Soars To An All-Time High (FB)

Facebook reported its Q2 2014 earnings, blowing away expectations on the top and bottom lines. Revenue went up 61% to nearly $3 billion and earnings per share were $0.42 — 12 cents more than analysts predicted. Facebook's gross margins...

15.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Windows Phone users can once again download the Uber app

The Windows Phone app store is a lot better than when it launched, but that just makes its app holes more glaring — like Uber, which used to have an app (really a website in an app wrapper) until it pulled it from the platform last April....

15.6 hours on gigaom.com

Sprint Teams Up With Google To Sell Business Apps

Sprint and Google join forces to help small and medium sized business firms take care of mattersSprint Corporation (NYSE:S) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) are teaming up to sell business apps. The mobile phone carrier will offer...

15.6 hours on valuewalk.com

2Q EARNINGS: Facebook Has 1.32B MAUs, 1.07B Mobile MAUs, 399M Mobile-Only MAUs

Facebook reported 1.32 billion monthly active users as of June 30 as part of its second-quarter financial results, up from 1.276 billion at the end of the first quarter of this year, and from 1.115 billion at the end of the year-ago period. Mobile...

15.7 hours on allfacebook.com

Ballmer Paying Too Much For Clippers, But Sterling Wants More

While Clippers owner Sterling compares the Clippers to the Los Angeles Lakers, financial analysis suggests he should take the money and runFormer Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) executive Steve Ballmer is over paying for ownership of the Los...

15.8 hours on valuewalk.com

The Hiring Guru: Microsoft Layoff Victims Read This

The hottest technology industry news right now is not iPhone 6 or the Destiny game beta release; unfortunately. It's that Microsoft is eliminating 18,000 jobs. Pretty scary, for a company that could afford to re-allocate all of those people onto...

15.8 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Facebook shares extend gains in after-hours trade, up 4.3%

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news. ...

15.8 hours on marketwatch.com

Market News: Apple Inc., The Boeing Company, Puma Technology Inc.

The IMF reduced its growth forecast for the United States to 1.7% this year due to a contraction in the first quarterThe stock markets in the United States ended the trading session higher today excluding the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), down by...

15.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook earnings beat; shares rebound

Facebook reported quarterly results that beat estimates in the second quarter, thanks to its robust mobile ad...

15.9 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook Sets Revenue Per User Records Around The World In Q2

 Facebook just turned in a very strong quarter, with its revenue and earnings per share both beating analyst expectations. The company reported sequential-quarter user figures that were soft, but Facebook’s stock is now in the green...

15.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Report: Apple is preparing several next-gen Mac models for Yosemite’s launch this fall

Apple will be introducing new models -- not spec bumps -- for its iMac, Thunderbolt Display, and MacBook lines this fall, according to a new report. Report: Apple is preparing several next-gen Mac models for Yosemite’s launch this fall...

15.9 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook Slips Despite Q2 Rev, EPS Beat

Shares of Facebook (FB) are down 4 cents at $71.25 in late trading after the company this afternoon reported Q2 revenue and earnings per share that comfortably beat expectations, as users rose 19% and mobile users rose 14%. Revenue in the three...

16 hours on blogs.barrons.com

8 startling Facebook facts

Say hello to eight remarkable social media...

16.1 hours on cnbc.com

The iPhone 5C Went From Zero to Hero in Push Back Against Android

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Sorry critics, but Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5C isn’t a total failure. The mid-tier iPhone’s sales improved during Apple’s third-quarter. It is now a leading smartphone in its price range,...

16.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Facebook Revenue Surges to $2.91 Billion in Q2, Beating Wall Street Estimates

Facebook revenue surged to nearly $3 billion in the June quarter, handily beating Wall Street estimates. Facebook reported earnings of $0.42 per share on revenue of $2.91 billion for the June quarter, compared to the consensus estimate among analysts for...

16.1 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Reports Earnings, Crushes Estimates

Shares in the company didn't react positively right after the announcementFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Released its earnings numbers for the three months through June this afternoon, Wednesday July 23, after the market closed on Wall Street. The company...

16.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Beats In Q2 With $2.91 Billion In Revenue, 62% Of Ad Revenue From Mobile, 1.32B Users

 Facebook’s earnings beat projections for the 8th quarter straight with $2.91B in revenue and $0.42EPS in Q2 2014. Facebook now has 1.07 billion mobile monthly users, and 654 million daily mobile users. That helped it bring in 62% of...

16.2 hours on techcrunch.com

Uber's back on Windows Phone minus some key features

If you've hailed an Uber ride on a Windows Phone handset, you're aware that the you were beamed to the service's mobile site rather via a full-fledged app. That changed today, as the taxi outfit returns to Microsoft's mobile OS with...

16.2 hours on engadget.com

Users Not “Liking” Facebook, LinkedIn

Privacy concerns and advertisements are at the root of customer dissatisfaction with both Facebook and LinkedIn. In a recent survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index in which 6,200 Internet users were surveyed, Facebook Inc...

16.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Is Apple a Worthwhile Investment?

With shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) trading around $97, is AAPL an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework: T = Trends for a Stock’s...

16.3 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Facebook!

$FB – Facebook earnings after the closing bell. I still believe this will be a huge growth stock over the next 10 years and I am long. The stock has had a great run recently. I always get a little worried when I see enthusiasm and a stock run ahead...

16.3 hours on themoneygoround.com

Uber Launches On Windows Phone, Dozens Of Seattle Users Rejoice

 Uber is pretty much everywhere these days, as its on-demand ride service is available in more than 150 cities in 40 countries around the world. But until today, there was one place you couldn’t find Uber — on Windows Phones....

16.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Sprint will start reselling Google apps to businesses

Sprint and Google already have a history of close cooperation on consumer apps — Sprint was the only major U.S. carrier to support Google Wallet — but now it looks like they’re making their partnership more professional. In...

16.5 hours on gigaom.com

Google Acquires 3D Graphics Firm drawElements

drawElements specializes in analyzing and assessing mobile 3D graphics. Technology observers are speculating that Google will probably utilize drawElements for device standardizationGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) acquired drawElements, a Finnish...

16.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Here's What Happens When You Type 'Why Am' Into Google in New York

Do you know what happens when you live in New York and you type the words "why am" into Google? Before you can type the next word, Google's Autocomplete function helpfully offers to complete your thought. The first suggestion: "why am...

16.5 hours on huffingtonpost.com

For $40, CaseCam lets you be in that group picture taken on your iPhone

Need a combination tripod and timed or remote shutter for your iPhone? Consider the CaseCam, which uses a mirror that doubles as a stand, along with special software that can snap a pic from another iPhone or after a certain amount of time. For $40,...

16.6 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook Q2 Live Blog

Live Blog Facebook Q2 Live Blog   // NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Facebook earnings will show how the company has continued to become a mobile first centric social network, as it now generates more than half of its advertising...

16.7 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook Inc (FB): Ben Lerer, Co-founder & CEO of Thrillist Media Group is a Fan

The co-founder & CEO of Thrillist Media Group, Ben Lerer, is a big believer in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). In today’s edition of CNBC’s ‘Halftime Report,’ he explained his position of being continuously bullish...

16.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

Stock Market Today: Record Intraday Moves for S&P 500 on Apple, Pepsi Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday as investors digested earnings from some of the biggest market players including Apple , PepsiCo and Microsoft . Apple, the most heavily traded stock of the day, was gaining 2.9% to $97.48 after...

16.8 hours on thestreet.com

Putin Signs Law With Potential to Censor Facebook and Twitter in Russia

In a move that could have major implications for social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law Tuesday strengthening regulations on Internet data storage. Starting in 2016, the new law will require...

16.8 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Inc (FB), Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM): Earnings Preview

Facebook and Qualcomm are both at key points in their evolutionFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) are both set to reveal their earnings numbers for the three months through June this afternoon, Wednesday July 23, after the market...

16.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Google Acquires DrawElements

DrawElements produces a graphics test that helps companies make their software compatible with Google's Android operating...

17.3 hours on dealbook.nytimes.com

An iPhone 6 With a Sapphire Display Would Change Everything

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple has locked up a big part of the world's sapphire production capacity. Apple customers have a special appreciation for a finely crafted instrument. This will be big. Very big. If Apple produces a new iPhone 6 with a...

17.5 hours on thestreet.com

Comparing the Deep-Linking Strategies of Google, Apple and Facebook

Better communication between applications will improve the mobile experience. In the past several months, Google, Apple and Facebook have announced deep-linking initiatives that vary based on company goals. In this article we’ll discuss the...

17.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Apple Downplays Reports Of Back Doors To iPhones; Security Expert Says Company Is Being Misleading

(Steve)Late last week, forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski announced a conference that Apple iPhones have back doors, undocumented functions that could allow unauthorized users to wirelessly connect and swipe data from the devices. Apple has since...

17.8 hours on consumerist.com

Apple’s Busy Year-End Could Include A Fitness Wearable, 12″ Retina MacBook And 4K Products

 Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri both have claimed excitement about the fall, but we have yet to get a glimpse at the total product pipeline. New reports from 9to5Mac claim a whole host of new info around specific launch timelines,...

18 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook Inc Stock Hits $70 High Heading Into Earnings

Facebook may show competitive ability in this afternoon's reportTraders appear to be pretty confident about Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Shares in the company traveled over the $70 barrier for the first time since March on today’s market,...

18.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Can’t Lose: European Court Approves Retail Store Trademark

Source: Twitter.com/tim_cook Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) just can’t be stopped. Its earnings reports have the entire business world in a tizzy, a new iPhone is on the way, and it has competitors like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) shaking in their boots. You...

18.4 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Microsoft Brings Skype To Amazon Fire Phone

Microsoft just unveiled Skype for the Amazon Fire phone as a way to further expand the popular messaging serviceAmazon Fire users who love to use Skype messaging service will be pleased to know Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) just launched the...

18.6 hours on valuewalk.com

3D Systems Corporation: Google’s Ara To Have Little Near-Term Impact

Imperial Capital remains bullish on 3D Systems with $60 price target3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) has partnered with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) for its Project Ara. Well, Ara is a modular phone which allows users to...

18.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Compass Takes Facebook’s Pages to Watch Feature One Step Further

Facebook introduced its Pages to Watch feature last July, enabling page administrators to keep tabs on the pages of their competitors, and Pages to Watch was added to page insights this past February, but what if page admins want to...

18.9 hours on allfacebook.com

Tech Today: Apple Up 3%, Check Point Rising, Broadcom Cuts 2,500

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Among this morning’s earnings reports, Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) is up $1.35, or 2%, at $66.12, after delivering Q2 revenue of $362.6 million and EPS of 89 cents,...

18.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook results - Q2: live

All eyes are on Facebook as the social network releases its second quarter earnings tonight. Follow our live blog for all the latest...

19 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Meet Apple: The Cash-Making Juggernaut

Source: Thinkstock If Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) wasn’t already one of the most recognizable brands in the world, some people may have mistaken the tech giant for a bank. Apple reported its latest round of earnings after Tuesday’s closing bell, and...

19.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Sprint to Begin Offering Google Apps for Business

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Sprint has teamed with Google to start offering Google Apps for Business, as the company continues to focus on the changes in the work place and cater to the mobile worker. As part of the deal, terms of...

19.4 hours on thestreet.com

Droplikes Allows Businesses to Use iPads for Customers’ Facebook Likes, Check-Ins, Offers

Apple’s iconic iPad tablet has many uses, including connecting visitors to retail stores and other places with those businesses’ Facebook pages, as previously demonstrated by applications including Like Counter Pro and...

19.4 hours on allfacebook.com

Google Play Store gets a Material Design-inspired makeover

Content pages get a cleaner look, with larger...

19.5 hours on pcworld.com

Apple. Inc. Keeps Margins High, Ends Commodity Talk

Apple has a moat that's only comparable to Coca-Cola Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) showed analysts something exceptional in yesterday’s earnings report, and it wasn’t the company’s iPhone sales, which were pretty great by...

19.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple, Microsoft Earnings Solid: Tech Winners & Losers

NEW YORK (TheStreet) ––Apple shares jumped 3% to $97.56 after reporting solid third quarter earnings yesterday afternoon. Apple earned $1.28 a share on revenue of $37.4 billion in the quarter, up from $1.07 a share and $35.3 billion in...

19.7 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft Admits to Killing the Surface Mini

Microsoft has confirmed it cancelled plans to release a Surface Mini tablet in the spring. During Tuesday's quarterly earnings call, CFO Amy Hood said that part of the reason revenue from the company's line of Surface tablets took a hit was...

19.9 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft’s latest earnings totally explain its mega-layoffs

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella may not have addressed the massive round of layoffs the tech giant is planning to finish by the end of the year in the company's Tuesday earnings call. But he didn't have to -- the explanation for...

19.9 hours on washingtonpost.com

5 major revelations hidden in Microsoft's earnings report

Financial results and earnings calls are typically as boring as boring can be. Estimates, projections, GAAP versus non-GAAP results, yaaaaaaaawn. But Microsoft's financial results and quarterly earnings call yesterday gleefully bucked that...

20.3 hours on pcworld.com

Apple’s treatment of its retail workers in spotlight again after new court ruling

Apple has now faced two setbacks in court this summer over how it treats and pays its blue-shirted workers. Apple’s treatment of its retail workers in spotlight again after new court ruling originally published by Gigaom, © copyright...

20.3 hours on gigaom.com

What Does William Shatner Think of Facebook Mentions?

Facebook announced the release last week of Facebook Mentions, an application aimed at helping celebrities and public figures manage their presence on the social network. What do celebrities think of the app so far? None other than William...

20.4 hours on allfacebook.com

AAPL: Gazing Ahead To The iPhone 6

Shares of Apple rose by nearly 3% in late morning tradingApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released the results from its third fiscal quarter after closing bell last night. Analysts from multiple firms had said before the report that investors are probably less...

20.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Why slowing iPad sales didn’t surprise Apple and shouldn’t surprise you

Apple's slowing iPad sales met Apple's own expectations but nobody else's apparently. Sure, slowing growth rates aren't necessarily a good thing but there are several reasons to explain why iPad sales have slowed. Why slowing iPad...

20.7 hours on gigaom.com

Apple's Deal with IBM is a Good Strategic Move

By abirk. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, IBM, MSFT, GOOGL,...

20.8 hours on gurufocus.com

Facebook's Acquisition of LiveRail is a Smart Move

By abirk. Read more » »Related Stocks: FB,...

20.8 hours on gurufocus.com

Facebook: Growing Through Strategic Acquisitions

By Faisal Humayun. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

20.8 hours on gurufocus.com

Apple: Strong Results And Bright Outlook

By Faisal Humayun. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

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Bill Gates Is an Autodidact. You’re Probably Not.

When Bill Gates was still a teenager, he would sneak out of his family’s house before dawn and ride his bike to a building on the campus of the University of Washington. He had discovered that the university’s huge supercomputers were idle...

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Microsoft Corporation Earnings Both Lifted And Pulled Down By Nokia

For the last reported quarter, Nokia has helped Microsoft to beat the revenue estimate, but is also responsible for missing the profit numbers.Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) acquired the handset division of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), last...

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Inflating the Big Mac One Calorie at a Time

July 23rd, 2014 James Cornehlsen Continuing our research into using the Big Mac as a gauge of inflation, we build on past posts but use our own research to draw conclusions. In previous articles, we have relied solely on The Economist’s...

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Microsoft announces the low-cost Nokia Lumia 530

After it was first tipped in early March by Evleaks, Microsoft-owned Nokia announced the Lumia 530 on Wednesday. The budget-grade 3G smartphone is a follow-up to the Lumia 520 and 525 and the first Lumia launch since Microsoft finalized its Nokia...

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There Will Be One Windows for All Your Devices. Soon.

Windows Pro, Windows RT, Windows Phone — it's all very confusing, isn't it? Microsoft thinks so, too. But pretty soon, you won't have to worry about what version of Windows your device is running, because they will all be the...

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Microsoft’s reporting: cool story, bro

What investors want to know is how the old businesses are holding up and how the new businesses are...

21.2 hours on ft.com

Google Offering $1 Million Prize For Improved Power Inverter

Google understands that a small, portable power inverter would be a huge boost to the solar industryGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced the launch its Little Box Challenge on Tuesday, July 22nd. The Little Box Challenge offers a $1...

21.2 hours on valuewalk.com

William Shatner Doesn't Like Facebook's New App Or George Takei

William Shatner is not impressed. Shatner, best known as Captain Kirk on the 1960's TV show "Star Trek," is less than enthused about Facebook's new app for celebrities, called Mentions. He made that more than clear on Tuesday, when...

21.2 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Why Reports of the iPad's Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple's fiscal third-quarter financial results were bright overall. Earnings beat expectations, although the iPhone numbers were slightly below estimates and Apple's revenue projection for its fiscal fourth quarter...

21.4 hours on thestreet.com

Should Apple Really Be Rallying to 52-Week Highs After Earnings?

Apple feels like its stock is defying history and logic after earnings. The company's third-quarter report was bland enough that it should have allowed traders and investors a chance to take...

21.4 hours on 247wallst.com

Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify at Government’s Trial vs. Paul Ceglia

Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg may soon come face to face with the man who claimed to be the co-owner of the social network, as Reuters reported that Zuckerberg will be called by the government to testify in its case against Paul...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Bear Case Presented by Ian Dogan on CNBC

In the ‘Earnings Central’ program on CNBC on Tuesday, the Research Director & Cofounder at Insider Monkey, Ian Dogan, together with John Buckingham, the CIO at Al Frank Asset Management, debated whether Apple Inc....

21.4 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple margin concerns fade, focus shifts to iPhone launch

(Reuters) - A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year. ...

21.6 hours on reuters.com

An Old Favorite May Save Apple from Being All About iPhones

Filed under: Company News, Apple, Earnings, Rumors, Computer Industry www.apple.com Apple's (AAPL) latest quarter suggests that there may be hope for the world's most valuable tech company to shake the tag of having all of its eggs in the...

21.8 hours on dailyfinance.com

Xiaomi Wants Newest Smartphone to Rival Apple’s iPhone

Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi just announced the Mi 4, a new device to rival the internationally popular iPhone. The smartphone is meant to be a high-end competitor to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and...

21.8 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

What to Expect When Facebook (FB) Reports Second-Quarter Earnings Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook  reports its second-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Wednesday, and here's what analysts are expecting from the social media giant. The consensus estimate calls for Facebook to report...

21.9 hours on thestreet.com

Macmillan invests in “Google Docs for researchers” firm WriteLaTeX

The London startup's product, Overleaf, lets researchers collaborate on scientific papers that use the LaTeX markup language. Macmillan invests in “Google Docs for researchers” firm WriteLaTeX originally published by Gigaom,...

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Microsoft Becoming a Leaner, More Focused Operation

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22.1 hours on morningstar.com

Key Expectations for Facebook Earnings, Buyouts and Guidance

Facebook is set to report its second-quarter earnings after the close on Wednesday. The driving force likely will again be how well Facebook is monetizing mobile and how well its own...

22.1 hours on 247wallst.com

Apple tech note illuminates purported 'backdoor' services

Just a couple days after a security researcher alleged that iOS contained “backdoor” access to user information, Apple has posted a knowledge base article explaining many of the systems that were under scrutiny.In the article, iOS: About...

22.1 hours on macworld.com

Apple's Latest Earnings Report Hints at New Products

Apple's execs didn't say much on its third quarter earnings call on Tuesday about the various new products rumored to debut this fall, but the earnings report may offer some clues In the report, Apple revealed that it spent $1.6 billion on...

22.1 hours on mashable.com

Facebook's Hidden Jewel Proving to Be Boon for Shareholders

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Though Facebook's advertising business is growing like weeds in an untended garden, the social media company's lower profile Open Compute Project is proving to be a genuine windfall for shareholders, having...

22.4 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft Rising: Nokia Damage Done, Street Cheers Fiscal Discipline, Cloud Progress

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) are up 20 cents, or 0.4%, at $45.03, following yesterday afternoon’s report better-than-expected fiscal Q4 revenue, and despite a miss on the bottom line.  The highlight on the conference call following the report...

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Analysts' Actions: McDonald's, Xilinx, Microsoft, DuPont, More

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES Cardtronics was upgraded at JP Morgan to overweight from neutral. The Welch ATM acquisition creates bullish sentiment, JP Morgan said. $45 12-month price target. Cubist Pharmaceuticals was downgraded at JMP...

22.6 hours on thestreet.com

New Google Maps ads blend in with their surroundings

Google just introduced more ads to the recently revamped Google Maps, plopping discrete paid placements for local businesses next to organic listings in the service's search results.  Google Maps is giving ads the first class...

22.6 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Rising: Never Mind the Q, Own for the iPhone Debut, Says Street

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up 69 cents, or 0.7%, at $95.41, reversing initial losses yesterday following the company’s report of fiscal Q3 results that missed analysts’ estimates for revenue but beat on the bottom line thanks to a...

22.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Here's What This Apple Shareholder Thinks About That Apple Quarter...

Fifteen months ago, when Apple investors gave up on the stock, I bought it.  Happily, I still own it. I don't think the stock is grossly undervalued anymore, the way it was when it was at $56 ($391 in the old split). On the contrary, I...

22.9 hours on businessinsider.com

Here's the Biggest Takeaway From Apple's Solid Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– The biggest takeaway from Apple's earnings isn't the iPhone number (though that was impressive), or how weak the iPad is (there's some work to do in Cupertino), it was how strong the gross margins...

22.9 hours on thestreet.com

Google Acquires Finnish Startup to Address Smartphone Fragmentation

Google has acquired a Finnish firm specializing in mobile 3D graphics analytics, a move that will help the search giant tailor its software to a variety of hardware smartphone options The startup, drawElements, focuses on figuring out how to optimize...

22.9 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft updates its low-end Lumia Windows Phone sales champ

The Lumia 530 is a Windows Phone smartphone retailing unlocked for under 100 euros. Microsoft updates its low-end Lumia Windows Phone sales champ originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue...

23.1 hours on gigaom.com

Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

All right, so it's really just an iPod nano with a 3D printer-produced wristband. But it beats waiting for Apple to set a release...

23.1 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft Corporation Hurt By Nokia; iPad Disappoints Apple Inc. Investors

Satya Nadella confirmed that the next iteration of Windows will have a unified interface across multiple form factors of devicesTech giants Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported their June quarter results on...

23.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google’s proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the...

23.1 hours on pcworld.com

Apple’s shift into China shows the company’s masterful execution

Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings report yesterday was a mixed bag in terms of actual results. But from my perspective the results show a company that continues to execute its strategy well given the onslaught from cheaper handsets using the Android...

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Microsoft Earnings: The Nadella Makeover is Working

By Charles Sizemore. Read more » »Related Stocks: MSFT, INTC, AAPL,...

23.3 hours on gurufocus.com

With Yosemite public beta, Apple's more open than ever

Just a few years after a big leadership transition, Apple announced not only a brand new operating system but said they would be offering a public beta to interested customers. Sound familiar? The year was 2000 and the OS in question was the very...

23.3 hours on macworld.com

Apple: OS X Yosemite public beta arrives Thursday

On Thursday, fall will come early for hundreds of thousands of Mac users when Apple releases its first public beta of OS X Yosemite. The public-beta program, announced during Apple’s annual developer conference in June, lets regular users...

23.4 hours on macworld.com

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Preview

 Apple has a new version of OS X coming to Macs this fall, and for the first time ever, it’s giving up to 1 million members of the public the opportunity to test it out in advance – for free, and without requiring they...

23.4 hours on techcrunch.com

The Mac Never Looked So Good: OS X Yosemite Beta

This fall, Apple will release OS X Yosemite, the latest version of its operating system for the Mac. OS X Yosemite features a brand-new look, tons of new features and tight integration with iOS 8 If you can't wait until the fall, though, Apple is...

23.4 hours on mashable.com

How to Download Apple OS X Yosemite

As promised, Apple is throwing open the doors on the beta program for OS X Yosemite Thursday. That means, starting tomorrow, anyone with a compatible Mac can download and install a preview of the software, as long as they register. To get the preview,...

23.4 hours on mashable.com

OS X Yosemite preview: the Mac gets a major makeover

The last time Apple released a new version of OS X, we came away feeling a little... underwhelmed. Don't get us wrong: We'll never say no to a free software upgrade. But despite a handful of new apps and features, last year's Mavericks...

23.4 hours on engadget.com

Apple's public beta for OS X Yosemite begins tomorrow

The Apple we know is run by a bunch of perfectionists. The company only shows off final devices at its launch events, and developers are strictly forbidden from sharing screenshots of upcoming iOS releases. This is a company that doesn't...

23.4 hours on engadget.com

Your Chance to Win an iPad Mini and 1 Year of Free Wi-Fi

Making your next career move can be daunting, especially if you don't have the tools to help you search. Mashable partnered with Wakefield, a guide to startups and new jobs, to help you out See also: The 25 Best Free iPad Apps Enter our sweepstakes...

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Why Microsoft Will Continue to Rebound, Huge Upside Potential

William Patalon III writes: Just under a year ago, Capital Wave Forecast Editor Shah Gilani said it was time to buy Microsoft Corp. (NasdaqGS: MSFT). It was a surprising call. The once-great software giant had become a moribund also-ran, and Wall Street...

23.4 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Samsung ad makes fun of the iPhone 6 that isn’t released yet

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S5 advertisement makes fun of the Apple iPhone 6 that hasn’t even been released yet. Within 24 hours of being posted on YouTube, the video clip has already generated more than 300,000 views. Read full article...

23.6 hours on washingtonpost.com

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DuPont, GE, King, Microsoft, Xilinx, McDonald’s and More

These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from Wall Street firms for Wednesday, July 23, 2014. They include DuPont, General Electric, King, Microsoft, Xilinx and...

23.6 hours on 247wallst.com

How Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock React To This Analyst Action Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft  are up 1.49% to $45.50 in pre-market trade as Pacific Crest Securities upgraded the software giant to "outperform" from "sector perform" with a $54 price target.The firm...

23.6 hours on thestreet.com

“Redemption Gates” for Money Market Funds

  Property Rights of Money Market Fund Investors Are Weakened Here is one more reason (as if one was needed …) why one should hold physical gold outside of the system for insurance purposes. We already briefly alluded to the new rules...

23.8 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Options: A Potential Opportunity Before Earnings

Despite rising share prices, growing market share and bullish analysts, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) options appear cheap.Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the best performing stock on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Generally, such a fact...

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Apple Inc. Facing Class-Action Suit Over Employees Paychecks, Breaks

Apple is facing yet another Class- Action lawsuit this time from the hourly-wage employees, accusing the iPhone maker of unfair HR practices.Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been accused by nearly 20,000 of its hourly-wage employees that the companies HR...

24.4 hours on valuewalk.com

This Is The Chart That Has Apple Bulls Super Stoked This Morning (AAPL)

This chart from Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz has the Apple bulls feeling pretty good this morning. After multiple quarters of margin declines, Apple has stabilized, and even grown its margins.  "Apple's performance...

24.4 hours on businessinsider.com

Why Apple (AAPL) Stock Is Gaining Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple Inc.  are up 1.16% to $95,82 in pre-market trade after it was reported that the company's third quarter earnings filing showed a 36% increase in R&D spending compared with the prior...

24.5 hours on thestreet.com

Facebook Q2 Earnings: What to Expect

Two years after its turbulent IPO, Facebook is riding high. It has more than one billion monthly active users on mobile and mobile ads now account for the vast majority (59% as of last quarter) of total ad revenue, proving its successful transition to...

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Bits Blog: With the Blessing of Bill Gates, an Unlikely Summertime Best Seller

Microsoft’s co-founder has resurrected “Business Adventures,” a book published in 1969, and made it a best seller by declaring it his favorite business...

24.8 hours on nytimes.com

Apple iPhone sales stay strong as 'iWatch' speculation intensifies

Investor hopes are pinned on Apple again producing a revolutionary product - something it has not done since the iPad- with speculation mounting about an...

24.8 hours on dailymail.co.uk

Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia

The law requires web services operating in Russia to store citizens' data in local facilities. It's supposed to protect Russians from overseas hackers, but the censorship potential is clear. Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook...

25.4 hours on gigaom.com

Walk this way: 6 pedometer apps for iPhone

Who needs a Fitbit anyway? Your iPhone can track your steps for you, but not every pedometer app can go the...

25.8 hours on macworld.com

William Shatner reviews Facebook's new VIP-only Mentions app

Whether you're a fan of Captain Kirk or Picard (we're Team Picard here), you have to admit that William Shatner reviewing the celebrity-exclusive Facebook app is apt -- he definitely loves some VIP prestige. The Priceline huckster gives...

26.3 hours on engadget.com

Facebook’s vision for Oculus Rift realized: YouVisit takes VR beyond gaming

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg boldly claimed that Oculus Rift “has the potential to be the most social platform ever” after acquiring the virtual reality company back in March. But Rift is still under development, and so far developers...

26.4 hours on pcworld.com

Apple gains China traction—is it enough?

In a fairly muted earnings release California-based Apple delivered a mixed set of results on Tuesday that underlined a shift in...

26.4 hours on cnbc.com

Looks like Google’s EU antitrust case will roll on for some time yet

When Yelp and the European Consumer Organisation joined the 4-year-old EU antitrust case against Google, it became pretty clear that competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia would not get his wish of settling the case before his departure later this...

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Apple's profit up 12pc as iPhone sales jump

Apple profits go up 12pc but it posts a smaller-than-expected 6 pc rise in quarterly revenue on...

27.2 hours on telegraph.co.uk

'Fast Money' Recap: Apple and Microsoft Earnings in the Spotlight

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There S&P 500 climbed 0.50% as Microsoft , Apple and other companies reported earnings. On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the panel started with Apple.  Dan Nathan, co-founder and editor of...

27.4 hours on thestreet.com

Taking Stock Of 2 Tech Giants: What's Next For Apple And Microsoft

Microsoft's new CEO is getting a lot of love from Wall Street, but the company is struggling to stay relevant. And Apple has found its footing again, mostly through a massive stock buyback program.» E-Mail...

27.6 hours on npr.org

Microsoft's first post-Nokia phone is the budget Lumia 530

With Nokia's range of Android-powered smartphones all but dead, Microsoft is pushing its newly-acquired Lumia line harder than ever. Today, it's introduced the lowest-priced Windows Phone to date, the Lumia 530, delivering middle-of-the-road...

27.7 hours on engadget.com

Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

A California court has allowed a privacy class action suit against Google to continue, though only in part.After evaluating each claim of each sub-class in the suit, Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal has allowed two claims of the “Android...

29.2 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Earnings a Victory for the Tech Industry according to Daniel Ives

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported impressive second-quarter earnings  that have kept the tech industry going, awaiting to see the impact of its product cycle that set to receive a refresh in September with iPhone 6. MD & Senior Analyst,...

31.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Microsoft actually sold more phones than Apple

The firm outperformed its long-standing rival on mobile device...

31.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Apple hit with class action lawsuit for alleged labor rule violations

Apple faces in a state court in California a class action suit that its employees were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks, according to the lawyer for the employees.The Superior Court of California for the County of San...

31.6 hours on pcworld.com

Complimentary 7 Page Guide: Turn $200 Into $22,500

Senior Advisory Group’s iCampaign™ provides its members with consistent opportunities to connect with consumers who are actively shopping for annuities. Download the "Meet Tom B" whitepaper and discover how Tom used iCampaign™...

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Apple’s Results a Mixed Bag, But All Eyes on iPhone 6

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32.4 hours on morningstar.com

Google Maps now gives you detailed ads for local stores

Google Maps already shows a wealth of info about nearby stores when you're searching for them, but ads haven't received that first-class treatment. Like it or not, that's changing; Maps on mobile and the web now shows you a whole raft of...

32.6 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise after hours

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade. ...

32.6 hours on reuters.com

Facebook's mobile business drives growth

Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind...

33.8 hours on cnbc.com

Google's new, image-rich Play Store for Android is rolling out now

It looks like you won't have to wait long at all to check out Google's visually rich Play Store revamp -- it's rolling out now. The refresh doesn't appear any different on the surface, but a quick dive shows very different product...

33.8 hours on engadget.com

This is Tim: Apple's CEO on iPad sales, China, Beats, IBM, and more

A (very lightly) edited transcript of Tim Cook's comments from Apple's Q3 earnings call:Highlights of the June quarter It’s been a very busy and exciting time at Apple, and I’d like to review some of the highlights of our June...

34.9 hours on macworld.com

With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market. ...

35 hours on reuters.com

How Nokia both helped and hindered Microsoft's earnings

Microsoft paid more than $7 billion for Nokia’s handset and services business, and the jury is still out as to what it means for its future. In the past quarter it boosted Microsoft’s revenue but also ate into its profit.Microsoft’s...

35.4 hours on pcworld.com

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Continues Social-Login Dominance in 2Q

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Facebook continued to dominate social logins in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 55 percent of overall social logins and 64 percent of social logins from mobile devices, according to the latest figures from Preferred Marketing...

Facebook Inc Builds Its Lead In Social Logins, Google+ Is Distant Second

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Facebook has more than 80% of social logins in many emerging markets including the Middle East and AfricaFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has increased its market dominance as measured by logins, with 55% of all social logins and 64% of mobile logins for 2Q14,...

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William Shatner Slams Facebook App Designed for Celebs Like Him

Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: next time you launch an app aimed at making Facebook easier for celebrities, consider asking William Shatner to beta-test it first. Shatner — yes, that Shatner, the singer, raconteur and sometime starship captain...

36 hours on mashable.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Leads S&P 500, Preps For Earnings

Analysts are predicting continued solid growth for Facebook heading into tomorrow's earnings reportFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is scheduled to release its next earnings report on Wednesday after closing bell. The social network has been performing so...

36.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed.Apple’s pouring more money into R&DApple has spent...

36.1 hours on pcworld.com

Open Labs Launches Stagelight 2.0, Signs Deals With Lenovo, Dell, Microsoft And Guitar Center

 Tons of news from Stagelight by Open Labs today. The Linkin Park- and Timbaland-backed production software for amateur musicians for the PC now comes preloaded on Lenovo and Dell laptops, tablets and computers. Additionally, Open Labs has...

36.2 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market. ...

36.2 hours on reuters.com

Confusing Earnings Report from Microsoft

After the closing bell, Microsoft ($MSFT) released a rather confusing earnings report for their fiscal Q4. The software giant earned 55 cents per share which was five cents below consensus. The stock dropped sharply in the after-hours market. Then we got...

36.5 hours on crossingwallstreet.com

As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Microsoft’s quarterly financials are out, and they paint a startlingly clear picture of why new CEO Satya Nadella is in such a hurry to scuttle away from the “devices and services” mantra rolled out by former honcho Steve Ballmer...

37.1 hours on pcworld.com

iPhone 6, Galaxy Note 4: Both Arriving This September

Apple has asked its suppliers to assemble up to 80 million units of the iPhone 6 by the year-endApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s highly anticipated iPhone 6 will be launched in September, more than a dozen analysts and supply chain sources have...

37.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple’s growing faster in China than anywhere else in the world

Apple on Tuesday proved once again with its quarterly earnings that it's practically minting money selling iPhones. The company posted quarterly revenues of $37.4 billion, up six percent from last year, and a profit of $7.7 billion, up 12...

37.2 hours on washingtonpost.com

Apple Inc. iPad Takes The Lead For Ad Impressions In N. America

Apple's iPad still has the lead for ad impressions giving it an advantage over Google and SamsungFour years after its debut, the iPad is still hot item. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief executive officer Tim Cook shared some interesting news from...

37.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple: sweet position

Holding on to growth and pricing power at the high end of the market is not a given in China’s fiercely competitive smartphone...

37.7 hours on ft.com

INFOGRAPHIC: Brands Steering Video Clicks Away From Facebook, YouTube

Video-distribution and traffic-driving network Jun Group sees a trend by brands shifting their digital goals away from Facebook and YouTube and toward their owned online destinations. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best...

37.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Apple has new products 'we can't wait to introduce'

US technology giant Apple reassures investors after results show sales of iPhones and iPads could be losing...

37.8 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Latest Earnings Will Buy Time For Apple's Cook

By RichardCox. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

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Apple results - Q3: as it happened

Apple reassures investors that it has new products in the pipeline, but a lukewarm set of results stoke fears that the iPhone and iPad could be losing...

37.9 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Apple, Microsoft 2Q: “We Made Billions”

Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) reported another typically profitable quarter. Can life get any better for the tech titans? Of course. ...

37.9 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Apple Faces Class Action Suit In Affecting 20,000 Employees Over California Labor Violations

 While Apple today reported its quarterly earnings, another group seized the moment to push out another bit of Apple-related news: the company is being sued in a class action suit over a series of alleged violations of the California...

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Apple Reports Strong iPhone Sales, Earnings

Apple reported its second straight quarter of double-digit percentage growth in iPhone sales as it heads into a major refresh of the company's flagship...

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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last...

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Cramer’s slices into Apple earnings

"Sure, the company gave light guidance, but that’s just Apple’s style,” Cramer...

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Apple slightly tops earnings estimate as iPhone stays strong

iPhone remains strong, but decline in iPad sales is cause for...

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Nokia weighs on Microsoft profits

Nokia added almost $2bn to Microsoft's quarterly revenue, but posted an operating loss of...

38.6 hours on telegraph.co.uk

All Eyes on Fall: Apple’s Third Quarter Was Just Filler

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) It looks like the army of analysts and investors who follow Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have wrapped their collective mind around the company. Shares of the consumer tech giant barely budged on Tuesday evening following the...

38.8 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Apple Has Paid $20 Billion To iOS Devs, Half Of It In The Past Year

 A quick update for those keeping track of how well the iOS developer money train is chugging along: as of their earnings call this morning, Apple has paid out over $20 billion dollars to iOS developers. More surprising than the overall amount,...

38.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Confirms Decision To Kill The Surface Mini

 Remember the Surface Mini, a device that got axed at the last minute? Microsoft gave it a shout out in its earnings report today. The company noted in its hardware section that its “[c]urrent year cost of revenue included Surface...

38.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses

Strong sales of cloud products to businesses helped lift Microsoft’s revenue by 18 percent last quarter, though its profits declined.Revenue for the quarter ended June 30 was US$23.4 billion, up from $19.9 billion last year and ahead of the...

38.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google Now and Siri Getting Smarter, But One Is a Hair Ahead

Source: Apple.com The competition between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) encompasses a huge number of features in Android and iOS, but one that many consumers use everyday is each operating system’s voice assistant. Piper Jaffray...

38.9 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Apple Denies Security Researcher's Claims of iOS 'Backdoor'

For the second time in less than two weeks, Apple is defending itself against claims that call into question the security of iOS. The company has denied a security researcher's claims that iOS has a "backdoor" that enables third parties to...

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Four Important Charts From Apple's Earnings

Apple released its second quarter earnings Tuesday. Here's what you need to know, in charts: iPhone sales were right in line with expectations. iPad sales growth continues to shrink. It's down 9% year over year. iPhone and iPad Average...

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Nokia Bolsters Microsoft Revenue, but Earnings Slip

Revenue at Microsoft was slightly higher than analysts expected, but earnings were 5 cents a share...

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CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Sales Are Up, But Its Growth Is Slowing Down

Apple on Tuesday reported its earnings for the July quarter. Revenue was largely in line with expectations at about $37.43 billion on $1.28 earnings per share, and so were iPhone sales, at around 35.2 million units sold for the quarter — up...

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Apple Data Summary

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Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected.Apple on Tuesday reported a profit of $7.7 billion for the April to June quarter, up 12 percent up on...

39.2 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Sold 5.8M Lumia Handsets In Its FQ4, But That’s A Partial-Quarter Sales Figure

 Today in its fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft reported that it sold 5.8 million Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets. Last year, in the second calendar quarter — Microsoft’s then fiscal fourth quarter, welcome to the world of...

39.2 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Dragged by Lower Sequential Revenues in China, Japan, Europe

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reported its fiscal third quarter earnings. We noted that the guidance would be closely watched regarding how the company expects an iPhone refresh cycle to go....

39.3 hours on 247wallst.com

'530 Fatties' FACEBOOK Page Targeted Obese Residents In CA Area Code...

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Apple Reports $7.7 Billion Profit on Strong iPhone Sales

Sales for the smartphone grew even in a time of year when smartphone sales are expected to be...

39.4 hours on nytimes.com

China Drove Big iPhone And iPad Sales For Apple During Q3 2014

 Apple’s earnings are out, and there’s a narrative contained therein of the emerging importance of China and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries in general – the company revealed to the FT that iPhone...

39.4 hours on techcrunch.com

China and Macs power Apple's growth as iPad demand wanes

Apple had a very strong second quarter. iPhone sales were up significantly over Q2 2013 and the company pocketed $700 million more in profit than it did during the same period last year, even though iPad sales slipped slightly. The company's...

39.5 hours on engadget.com

The Awesome Evolution of Apple in 4 Charts

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Fifteen years ago, if you had made the argument to your friends, colleagues, or (God forbid) an investor that a then-struggling Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) would become the leading technology company on the planet, you would have...

39.5 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Microsoft brings two open source tools to Azure

Following through on promises from new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft continues to add support for non-Microsoft technologies, allowing them to run well on the company’s Azure cloud hosting platform.“There are a wide variety of platforms and...

39.6 hours on pcworld.com

Apple revenue lags Street forecasts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, after selling 35.2 million iPhones in an increasingly competitive smartphone market. ...

39.6 hours on reuters.com

Apple Reports Revenue of $37.4 Billion in Q3, Missing Estimates

Apple's third quarter profits beat Wall Street estimates, but sales came in a bit short. Apple reported earnings of $1.28 per share on revenue of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, beating Wall Street estimates for earnings of $1.23 per share but...

39.7 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft Earnings Got Pounded by Nokia Losses

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported fourth fiscal quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday. The software behemoth reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of...

39.7 hours on 247wallst.com

First Take: The fall (and rise) of Apple

Amid signs of slowing product demand, here comes an onslaught of new iPhone,...

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Profits up again as Apple reports third-quarter earnings

Even in an era when critics complain the company has lost a step, Apple’s profits keep climbing. The company released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report on Wednesday, reporting revenue of $37.4 billion and a net profit of $7.7...

39.8 hours on macworld.com

Apple Inc. Beats Earnings, But Misses On Revenue

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its third quarter earnings this afternoon, after the market closed on Wall Street. The Cupertino company showed earnings of $1.28 per share for the three month period on revenue totaling $37.43 billion. On...

39.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Q3 earnings: 35 million iPhones sold, but iPad sales continue to dip

Apple announced its fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, which saw iPhone sales grow nearly 13 percent year-over-year. However, iPad sales saw a drop from the same quarter a year ago. Apple Q3 earnings: 35 million iPhones sold, but iPad sales...

39.8 hours on gigaom.com

Apple Sold 35.2 Million iPhones In Just 3 Months

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest...

39.8 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Apple Slips: FYQ3 Rev $37.4B Misses, EPS $1.28/Sh Beats; Q4 Rev View Light

Apple (AAPL) this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue that missed analysts’ expectations, earnings per share that topped consensus, and offered a Q4 revenue view that missed expectations. Revenue in the three months ended in June rose to $37.4...

39.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Sold 35.2M iPhones, 13.3M iPads And 4.4M Macs In Q3 2014

 Apple has released its latest quarterly earnings report, and the hardware story is one that you might have heard before: For the most part, the company sold more devices year-over-year, with the notable exception of the iPad, which continues to...

39.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple FYQ3 revenue $37.4 billion

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Apple’s Mixed Q3 2014 With $37.4B Revenue, $7.7B Profit And $1.28 EPS

 Apple has just released its fiscal Q3 2014 earnings, reporting $37.4 billion in revenue, $7.7 billion in net profit representing $1.28 per share. Compared to the year-ago quarter, it corresponds to a growth of 5.9 percent in revenue, and 19.6...

39.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple profit beats estimates

Tech giant Apple posted earnings of $1.28 a share on revenue of $37.4 billion for the third...

39.9 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial: prosecutors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on...

39.9 hours on reuters.com

Facebook Adds Device-Level Targeting to Mobile App Ads

Facebook is sharpening the precision of the targeting options available for its mobile application ads, allowing developers to target specific devices, rather than simply operating systems and versions. (more…) New Career...

39.9 hours on allfacebook.com

The cloud keeps Microsoft afloat while it reconsiders hardware and content

We always want to know how Microsoft is doing, but today we're paying especially close attention: The company just released its earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter, the first full quarter that new CEO Satya Nadella was on the job. Also,...

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Microsoft’s Q4 earnings at a glance

And here they are: Microsoft's fourth quarter figures are out. These results include contributions from the Nokia mobile business and are also the first since big layoffs announced last week. Microsoft’s Q4 earnings at a glance...

40.1 hours on gigaom.com

Microsoft revenue rises, profit falls as Nokia absorbed

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday its fiscal fourth-quarter revenue rose, but its profit fell, partly due to the effect of incorporating the handset business of Nokia, which it acquired in April. ...

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Microsoft Reports $23.38B FQ4 Revenue Including $2B In Phone Top Line, Misses With EPS Of $0.55

 Today after the bell Microsoft reported its fiscal fourth quarter performance, including revenue for the period of $23.38 billion and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.60 on revenue of $23.00 billion. In...

40.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Beats Q4 Revenue Expectations But Earnings Fall Short

Microsoft announced quarterly earnings on Tuesday that met revenue expectations, but missed on earnings. The company's shares initially fell in after-hours trading but rebounded to trade slightly higher. The company reported $23.38 billion in...

40.2 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft Corporation Earnings: Misses EPS, Beats Revenue

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) released its earnings numbers for the three months through June 2014 this afternoon after the market closed for the day on Wall Street. The enterprise software company showed earnings of $0.55 per share for the three...

40.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Thoughts on Apple

Since we began contrasting Apple with the historic oil comparative in December of 2012, we have utilized it as a mean reversion template of comparable market trends. Both were the deepest, most dominant and crowded trades of their day and have expressed...

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Microsoft Slips: FYQ4 Rev Beats, EPS $0.55/Sh Misses

Microsoft (MSFT) this afternoon reported fiscal Q4 revenue that topped analysts’ estimates, but and earnings per share that fell short. Revenue in the three months ended in June rose to $23.38 billion, yielding EPS of 55 cents. Analysts had...

40.3 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. Claims It’s Not Working For The NSA Or Any Other Govt. Agency

It's not clear if Tim Cook could legally admit to building an NSA backdoorApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook has done exactly what was expected from him. The head of the world’s most valuable company by market capitalization says that...

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Microsoft earnings miss, revenue beats

Microsoft posted earnings that fell short of expectations Tuesday while revenue topped Wall Street...

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The iWatch will Drive Apple Forward

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Is Microsoft Losing the Tablet Battle?

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LIVE: Microsoft Earnings (MSFT)

Good afternoon! Microsoft reports its earnings for Q2 2014 after 4 p.m. Eastern. Here's what analysts are expecting: Revenue: $23 billion EPS: $0.60 Microsoft announced last week that it will lay off up to 18,000 employees, its...

40.4 hours on businessinsider.com

LIVE: APPLE EARNINGS (AAPL)

Here we go! Apple earnings are coming shortly. We're going to have the numbers as soon as possible. This post is being updated as we write. If you want the latest, hit refresh on your browser, or just click here. In all honesty, this is the least...

40.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Despite Policy Changes, Google Must Face Class Action Suit Regarding In-App Purchases

A class action suit against Google involves the in-app purchase of currency for the game Marvel Run Jump Smash.Google may have made changes to prevent inadvertent in-app purchases within the Google Play store, but the company still has to answer for...

40.6 hours on consumerist.com

Apple Q3 Earnings Live Blog

Live Blog Apple Q3 Live Blog   // NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Apple reports fiscal third-quarter earnings after the close. While investors will be paying attention to the results, any hint on the next product cycle will likely...

40.7 hours on thestreet.com

Apple: What Will They Say About Margins? Asks BTIG

Walter Piecyk of BTIG Research this afternoon reminds readers in his latest note that he is “not big on EPS previews,” but nevertheless decides to preview what he expects from Apple‘s (AAPL) fiscal Q3 report after...

40.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd (QIHU), Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR)(BUD): How Valiant Capital Gained 5.3% in 6 Months

Christopher R. Hansen’s Valiant Capital lost 1.24% in June, although its side pocket portfolio gained 2.56%. The liquid fund, which accounts for more than 80% of Valiant’s total assets, fell 1.92%. However, the overall results for the first...

40.8 hours on insidermonkey.com

eBay brings its RedLaser barcode-scanner app to Google Glass

You might know eBay as the website where you can buy a rare NES game for a hundred grand, but the company also has its own barcode scanner, called RedLaser. It's been out on Android and iOS for a while, and now the company is bringing it to...

40.8 hours on engadget.com

Anniversary For iPhone Offers A Moment Of Nostalgia In The Age Of Disposable Photos

 An app called Anniversary offers a new twist on remembering the past via your photo and video memories. Instead of posting to a social network like Facebook, Anniversary lets you share your content with a friend on some future...

40.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Maps Adds Hindi In India

Google Maps users in India can now choose to view map entries in HindiAs a huge multinational concern with operations in virtually every corner of the globe, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) understands the importance of product localization....

40.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Earnings To Suggest iPhone 6 Release Date

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes Apple will guide for September quarter revenue of between $39 billion and $41 billionApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will release its next earnings report tonight, and analysts are already looking forward to the...

40.9 hours on valuewalk.com

A Supersize iPhone Is a Big Risk for Apple

Quentin Fottrell, MrktWatchApple AAPL +0.81% is expected to launch the iPhone 6 in late September. Analysts predict that new iPhones with screens measuring 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches (versus 4 inches currently) will be launched to...

40.9 hours on realclearmarkets.com

Google Inc Shines; Amazon.com, Inc. Yet To Come

Cantor Fitzgerald analysts offer highlights of Internet earnings so far, including Google, and those that are yet to comeGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) is the standout so far in Internet earnings, according to analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. So...

41 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple’s ‘iTime’ Smartwatch Patent Squares With iWatch Rumors

Source: Patft.uspto.gov A new patent won by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) reveals that the company has actually been developing a smartwatch similar to the much-rumored and eagerly anticipated iWatch. Apple’s patent number 8,787,006, for a...

41.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Michael Mauboussin, At Google “The Success Equation”

Michael Mauboussin is considered an expert in the field of behavioral finance and has some famous books on the topic including, Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition and More More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in...

41.2 hours on valuewalk.com

An Introduction to Facebook’s Custom Audiences

The latest installment in Facebook’s Getting Started series provides small and midsized businesses with a primer on the social network’s custom audiences ad-targeting options. (more…) New Career...

41.2 hours on allfacebook.com

EU Regulators To Go After Google Inc On A Number Of Fronts?

39.4 hours on valuewalk.com

European Union officials seem poised to take a harder look at a proposed settlement with Google over search-engine practices that have Europeans fuming.Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) looks like it may become a whipping boy for Europe over the...

EU Prepares to Step Up Google Probes

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Antitrust regulators are preparing to step up their investigations into Google on several fronts, including revisiting a proposed settlement over its search-engine practices that has met with unprecedented...

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Apple TV now auto-plays the next episode of whatever you're watching on Netflix

When you start chugging a series, it's hard to stop, even for trips to the bathroom, or going to work, or catching up on sleep. It's a problem that Netflix loves to exploit, only giving you a few seconds before offering up the next episode...

41.9 hours on engadget.com

Some Brief Thoughts About Apple’s MacBook Air ‘Stickers’ Ad

 Yesterday Apple released a new ‘Stickers’ ad for the MacBook Air. I found it interesting for a couple of reasons. Bangs and dents mean these things get used. It emphasizes the reliability of the MacBook Air by showing...

42 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple gets patent on iTime smartwatch

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office served up further evidence on Tuesday that Apple is designing a smartwatch when it awarded the company a patent for a wrist-worn gadget with a touchscreen and ability to communicate with a smartphone. “The...

42 hours on macworld.com

4 Reasons Why Facebook’s New Buy Button Is a Win for Marketers

Last week, Facebook announced that it is testing a new buy button feature, enabling businesses to sell products directly on the social network. The button — available on desktop and mobile ads and page posts — is currently...

42.1 hours on allfacebook.com

3 Reasons Why Apple Operates in the Best Sector Imaginable

Source: Getty Images How do you pick an attractive stock? Some investors take a bottom-up approach that focuses on attributes of individual companies, while others use a top-down strategy and forecast how the overall economy or certain sectors will...

42.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Graphic: Apple's extraordinary growth

As the tech giant gears up to release its 2014 Q3 earnings, we crunch the...

42.3 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Wonkblog: ConocoPhillips has the best 401(k) plan, Facebook the worst

For most workers, an employer-provided 401(k) is the primary retirement savings vehicle. But how easy the plans are to use and how generous they are can vary widely depending on where you work, according to a Bloomberg study released...

42.3 hours on washingtonpost.com

ConocoPhillips has the best 401(k) plan, Facebook the worst

(Composite of photos by Bloomberg) For most workers, an employer-provided 401(k) is the primary retirement savings vehicle. But how easy the plans are to use and how generous they are can vary widely depending on where you work, according to a...

42.3 hours on washingtonpost.com

Live analysis: Apple Q3 FY14 financial results

Macworld's live coverage of Apple's financial results for the third quarter. How many iPads, iPhones, and Macs did the company sell? How healthy were its profits? We'll have all the details right here.  To read this...

42.4 hours on macworld.com

Wacom's sketching app finally arrives on Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8

Wacom loves doodlers almost as much as serious artists, but its Paper-esque sketching app was limited to iOS devices only. That changes from today, now that the company has launched Windows, Android and Kindle Fire versions of Bamboo Paper. Thanks...

42.5 hours on engadget.com

Apple Is Poised to Move Even Higher After Reporting 3Q Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We don't generally trade prior to earnings but both technical and fundamental factors are suggesting a long play on Apple  prior to the earnings announcement later Tuesday. Wall Street has been riding high...

42.5 hours on thestreet.com

Apple’s Cash Machine Is Back

 Later today, Apple will announce its quarterly earnings for Q3 2014. For the past couple of years, the April-to-June quarter has been the slowest quarter of the year for the company. Before that, Apple used to refresh its iPad lineup in the...

42.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Opens $1M Contest To Shrink A Power Inverter

 Google opened up applications today for the Little Box Challenge, announced in May, with plans to give away $1,000,000 to the group that can create a smaller and cheaper power inverter. Inverters take direct current from power sources such as...

42.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Corporation, Apple Inc. – What To Expect Today?

The iPhone's share in the high-end segment (>$350) rose to 44.2% in the first quarter of this year. Two tech juggernauts, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will report their respective June quarter...

42.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Google must face US privacy lawsuit

A federal judge denied Google's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it gave user data away without...

42.6 hours on cnbc.com

Apple: Beware Possible Q3 Inventory Build, Says BGC

A word of caution today amidst general jubilation regarding Apple‘s (AAPL) fiscal Q3 report this afternoon comes from BGC Partners‘s Colin Gillis, who writes in a haiku that “the product refresh, may delay new sales and...

42.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

For Its First Google Glass Effort, EBay Adapts Its RedLaser Product Finder App

 Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass — the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could help consumers shop for things online and in the real world more seamlessly...

42.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple gets patent on iTime smart watch

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office served up further evidence on Tuesday that Apple is designing a smart watch when it awarded the company a patent for a wrist-worn gadget with a touchscreen and ability to communicate with a smartphone.“The...

42.8 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft FYQ3 On Tap: Cost Cuts, Nokia Hardware in Focus

Microsoft (MSFT) shares are up 10 cents at $44.93 as the company rolls toward its fiscal Q4 report this afternoon, after the closing bell. The Street is modeling revenue of $$22.99 billion and EPS of 60 cents. The Street is bracing for more insight...

42.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

iTime: Apple Inc. Receives Massive iWatch Patent

A recently published patent application reveals that Apple's iWatch could feature support for arm gestures and in-strap circuits Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been rumored to be working on a so-called “iWatch” for some time. More...

42.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple patent filing reveals ideas for a smartwatch labeled ‘iTime’

A new Apple patent, applied for in 2011 and approved on Tuedsay, includes several drawings and descriptions of an Apple smartwatch idea labeled "iTime." Apple patent filing reveals ideas for a smartwatch labeled ‘iTime’...

43 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook Earnings Offer An Options Opportunity

As its market share grows—Facebook now accounts for 18% of time spent on the Internet—its options look...

43 hours on online.barrons.com

3 reasons why Apple should watch Xiaomi

At first glance, it may seem easy to dismiss Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi as a viable competitor to Apple. Not for...

43.1 hours on cnbc.com

Apple responds to troubling allegations of iOS 'backdoor'

Information security has never been a more sensitive subject than it is these days, so it’s little surprise that allegations from a security researcher that iOS contains a “backdoor” permitting access to users’ information...

43.2 hours on macworld.com

Apple results - Q3: live

Apple earnings for the third quarter will be announced this evening, followed by a conference call with Tim Cook at 10pm BST. Follow the news as it happens...

43.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

GOOGLE Fiber installation generates homeowner complaints...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Not A Growth Company, But A Value Company: BGC Financial

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) might have minted most of its profits right away from its $1 billion iPhone sales, but, BGC Financial’s Colin Gills has some concerns underlying. During an interview on CNBC, Gills pointed out that there is no...

43.4 hours on insidermonkey.com

How Apple Is Being Valued Higher and Higher Going Into Earnings

Apple reports earnings after the close on Tuesday. While the media focus will likely be on the formal earnings report, 24/7 Wall St. will pay closer attention to guidance and to the launch of...

43.7 hours on 247wallst.com

Wacom Launches Bamboo Paper On Android, Windows 8 And Kindle Fire

 Drawing tablet and digitizer hardware maker Wacom is expanding the availability of its homegrown note-taking app today, with a launch that brings the previously iPad-only app to devices powered by Android and Windows 8, and to Amazon Kindle...

43.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple's 'iTime' Patent Hints at Possible iWatch Features

A new patent granted to Apple by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a device called "iTime" reveals what we might see in the company's much-anticipated smartwatch device. Believed to be called the iWatch (but referred to in a picture...

43.8 hours on mashable.com

Tech Today: Netflix Down 5%, TI Targets Rising, Apple’s Q Awaits

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of Netflix (NFLX) are down $23.22, or 5%, at $428.73, giving back after-hours gains, after the company yesterday afternoon reported in-line Q2 results and forecast profit this quarter...

43.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Earnings Preview: Advertising In Focus

Facebook no longer relies on fees for significant revenueFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is due to release its earnings numbers after the market closes on Wednesday July 23. The social networking company is set to show off a healthy quarter, according to a...

43.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple 'iTime' patent details a modular smartwatch with sensors in the band

A new Apple patent for smartwatch designs and features is bound to fuel more speculation about an incoming "iWatch," even though such claims often amount to nothing. Still, the patent is interesting on its own merits. One version shows a...

43.9 hours on engadget.com

Will Apple Get Hurt in Tensions Between the U.S. and China?

Source: Wang Zhao/ AFP/ Getty Images Amid growing political tension over accusations of cyberspying traded by the U.S. and China, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is learning that Chinese state media is a force to be reckoned with. In a Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC)...

44.1 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Ahead Of Earnings, A Mixed Developer Landscape For Microsoft

 A recent report by Developer Economics details a mixed picture for Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows 8 platforms. Microsoft reports its earnings today after the bell, making the results of the survey more interesting. How will...

44.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Can Apple Continue to Hit Home Runs? Revenue Analysts Think So

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Tech giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to release earnings information for the most recent quarter, and by analysts’ accounts, the company is expected to crush expectations. According to calculations from 139...

44.5 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google’s $1M contest to shrink the power inverter is now ready for you

Google's "Little Box Challenge" is now open for business and is looking to hand out $1 million prize. Google’s $1M contest to shrink the power inverter is now ready for you originally published by Gigaom, © copyright...

44.6 hours on gigaom.com

What to Expect When Microsoft (MSFT) Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft will report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Tuesday, and here's what analysts expect from the software company. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expect Microsoft to report earnings of 61...

44.7 hours on thestreet.com

iPhone 6 Release Date And Orders Details

The iPhone 6 release date may be revealed in tonight's earnings releaseThe Apple iPhone 6 is bound to be the company’s most successful smartphone, at least according to analysts following the company. Information that leaked to the Wall...

44.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Windows 9 Start Menu Will Look Like This [Screenshots]

Microsoft is likely to approach a middle ground with Windows 9 Start menuThere has been a lot of chatter that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will bring back the Start menu with Windows 9. The software giant showed us a preview of the new OS...

44.9 hours on valuewalk.com

What to Expect When Apple (AAPL) Reports Third-Quarter Earnings Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple  reports its third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, and here's what analysts are expecting from the tech giant. The consensus estimate calls for Apple to report earnings per share...

44.9 hours on thestreet.com

FLIR ONE Starts Pre-Orders For Its iPhone Thermal Imaging Camera

 If you ever wanted to experience how the Predator sees the world, now’s your chance, and all you’ll need is an iPhone and the FLIR ONE case. The FLIR ONE case packs a full thermal imaging camera that sees variances in...

45.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Google pinned in Texas patent swamp by Rockstar, the Apple-backed troll

Patent trolling is alive and well deep in Texas where a judge just rejected Google's request to invalidate old messaging patents under the Supreme Court's new standards. Google pinned in Texas patent swamp by Rockstar, the Apple-backed troll...

45.2 hours on gigaom.com

Following Login Changes, Facebook Extends Social Login Dominance

Facebook's recent login changes are returning some measurable, positive results. The social network has extended its dominance in the area of social logins, now claiming 55% of the market, according to recent data from Gigya, social-login provider...

45.4 hours on mashable.com

SCREENSHOTS: Facebook Audience Network on Power Editor

Facebook officially introduced its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network at its F8 global developer conference in San Francisco April 30, saying at the time that it was a beta release, and developers could apply to be included. ...

45.4 hours on allfacebook.com

iPhone 6: Chinese Sellers Ahead Of Apple Inc. In Taking Pre-Orders

Some Chinese sellers are already offering Apple's iPhone 6 for pre-sale even though it won't arrive in 2 monthsSome tech retailers don’t want to wait for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to launch the highly anticipated iPhone 6. Some Chinese...

45.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Liberio Launches New eBook Publishing Platform Based On Google Drive

 Liberio is a new platform (launching today out of private beta) for simple eBook creation and publishing straight from Google Drive. Liberio could be used to create anything form a eBook, magazine, school project, you name it, and from...

45.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Why Apple really has to get the next iPhone right

Apple's under a lot of pressure to deliver on its next generation of the iPhone -- the iPhone 6, if the company keeps to its naming scheme. And it's not only because it's under some customer pressure to wow with the next iPhone....

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Apple, Inc. Price Target Raised By UBS Before Earnings

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Apple quarterly earnings - Q3 live

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iPhone 6 Screen May Not Be Scratchproof

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Microsoft Corporation to hold one mega IT event in May 2015

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Samsung Pre-Trolls The iPhone 6 With New Ad

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Apple Tipped To Bet Big On Big Phones With iPhone 6

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It’s not just iPhone 6 screens that will be bigger: Reported initial production will be, too

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The Switchboard: Google wants to turn NYC pay phones into WiFi hotspots

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Why Apple (AAPL) Stock Is Higher Today

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Apple's Ho-Hum Quarter Is a Set-Up to Its Biggest Product Launch Ever

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Apple Inc. Losing Confidence Among Fund Managers

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Sterling, Ballmer Discuss Possible Clippers Deal

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Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

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Apple Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Expect

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Will iPhone 6 Be Waterproof?

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What to look for in Apple's earnings announcement

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Apple Ad Promotes the Macbook Air as 'The Notebook People Love'

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Google Docs: 3 incredibly useful tools for edits and revisions

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Here's What The Buy Side Expects From Microsoft On Tuesday

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Surprise! Xiaomi’s New Metal-Edged Flagship Looks Like An iPhone. But Its $13 Wearable Is Novel

 Fast growing Chinese Android smartphone startup Xiaomi, which earlier this month reported that it had shifted ~26 million handsets in the first half of this year, has unveiled a new flagship device which it will be hoping powers it over its...

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Here's Why Hedge Funds Are Expecting Apple To Crush Earnings Estimates

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with CNBC's Josh Lipton last week to discuss his firm's blockbuster partnership to bring IBM's business analytics software to Apple's popular iPhone and iPad consumer devices. At the end of the interview...

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Apple 'preparing giant launch for giant iPhone'

Report says Apple has put in massive orders for big screen iPhone in effort to regain market share from...

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Next iPhone to offer bigger screens: WSJ

Apple is planning on launching the latest version of its iPhone, with a significantly larger screen according to the...

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Apple Suppliers Gear Up to Build Larger Screen iPhones

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Google now lets you comment on Photo Spheres

Google's Photo Spheres can sometimes be a marvel to behold, but it's not always easy to let the photographer know about it; if you stumble across a picture in the Views portal, for instance, you may be stuck. Or rather, you were stuck. Google...

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Fund managers unconvinced by Apple rebound as firm readies results

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold. ...

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Apple asks suppliers to produce up to 80 million large-screen iPhones: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people...

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Google Gave $100,000 to Help the Homeless Shower on a Bus

Here's a whole different kind of Google bus — one that could help change the lives of San Francisco's most needy. San Francisco nonprofit Lava Mae just unveiled a trial version of a bus that provides showers for the 6,400 homeless...

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Apple Orders Massive Number of Bigger iPhones

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Apple is preparing for its largest initial production run of iPhones this year, betting that 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens will lure consumers now attracted to similar phones from Samsung and...

Report: Apple's new iPhone 6 could have biggest initial production

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Apple is ordering a combined 70 to 80 million units of two big-screen versions of its next iPhone, its largest initial production to date, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.The company is anticipating large demand for the so-called...

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Apple Inc. – iPhone 6 And Analyst Estimates

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is widely expected to launch an iPhone with a larger screen later this year. As this is expected to be a major upgrade, analysts expect a mid-year slowdown in sales followed by a blowout holiday quarter. In line with this...

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A Microsoft Surface Revenue Bet

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Italy tells Google it has 18 months to change how it handles your data

Google has already drawn fire from various European nations for allegedly violating users' privacy through its unified data policy, but Italy is more than willing to join the fray. The country's data protection agency has given Google 18...

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Facebook Lookalike Audiences Made Banana Republic Top Banana During Holiday Season

When it came to boosting its customer base during the holiday shopping season, apparel retailer Banana Republic didn’t monkey around, using Facebook’s lookalike audiences to achieve a return on ad spend that was four times higher than...

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Engadget Daily: Facebook Save, Apollo 11's voyage to the moon and more!

Today, we archive posts with Facebook Save, remember Apollo 11's voyage to the moon, take a look at a Chromecast hack and ponder Whirlpool's new machine called Swash. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24...

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Apple's third-quarter results: find out what's in store

The Telegraph's Katherine Rushton gives a preview of what to expect from Apple's third-quarter...

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Apple now a value stock: Analyst says

BGC Financial's Colin Gillis expects earnings to drive Apple shares...

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Microsoft Open Tech Brings Support For More Open-Source Projects To Azure

 At O’Reilly’s Open Source Convention in Portland, Ore., today, Microsoft’s Open Technologies subsidiary announced two new partnerships that bring support for more open source technologies to the Microsoft Azure...

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INFOGRAPHIC: the ‘Average’ U.S. Facebook User

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Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into “communication points” of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.The dominant search company was among 60 entities that attended a...

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Did Apple Give Big Brother a Back Door in iOS?

Source: Thinkstock Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS has been deliberately outfitted with several secret back door services and surveillance mechanisms that could allow Apple, law enforcement agencies, or commercial forensic software operators to covertly...

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What's The Apple IBM Partnership All About?

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Why Google Took Ford's Mullaly Onboard?

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Why The iPhone 6 Will Take Apple to New Highs

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Another Screen Shot Of The Upcoming Windows Start Menu Leaks

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How to make Google Now reminders from your desktop browser

Don't want to dig out your phone? Just tell Google Search to remind you on your desktop...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Introduces Save Feature [VIDEO]

According to Facebook contents on the Saved List are organized by category and users will be able to archive or share it on their pageFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) introduced a new feature called “Save,” which allows users to mark contents and get...

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What Does Bill Gates Get Wrong About Immigration?

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Why Microsoft Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios Is the Right Call

Source: Thinkstock The past decade has not been especially easy for Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). The company has branched off in many directions, but was slow to adjust to the shift toward mobile. One part of its business that has remained fairly strong is...

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Can Google Keep Meeting Its High Expectations?

With shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) trading around $589, is GOOG an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework: T = Trends for a...

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Access Facebook Pages’ About Information by Hovering Over Cover Images?

Some Facebook users are reporting that when they hover their cursors over the cover images of pages, they are seeing some of the about information for those pages. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Fake MH17 Facebook Tributes Support Porn Sites, Gambling Ads

Scammers are capitalizing on the tragic Malaysian crash by setting up fake tribute Facebook pages that bring in quick cash. At least six such unauthorized pages have been set up in "memory" of victims killed on the doomed Flight MH17 on...

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Facebook's new Save feature lets you read clickbait (and other stuff) later

Facebook's new Save feature fights back against the flood-like nature of the typical News...

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Facebook’s Oculus VR Acquisition Is Now Official

Facebook’s virtual reality transaction is now an actual reality, as the social network and immersive virtual reality technology company Oculus VR announced that the former’s roughly $2 billion deal to acquire the latter, originally...

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Facebook officially owns Oculus now

It's official: Facebook now actually owns Oculus VR, the company behind virtual reality goggles Oculus Rift. Though the $2 billion acquisition was announced way back in March, these kinds of negotiations typically take months to resolve thanks...

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Facebook’s $2B acquisition of Oculus closes

Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality startup Oculus is final as of today when the $2 billion deal closed. Facebook announced the purchase for $1.6 billion in stock and $400 million in cash in March. “We’re looking forward to an...

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Microsoft Starts Pre-Orders For The Surface Pro 3 Docking Station

 Microsoft revealed its Surface Pro 3 earlier this year, and now there’s a new accessory up for sale, following the official shipping launch of the new Surface last month. The new gadget is a Docking Station, which provides a host of...

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An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D

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Facebook Creates Save Feature, Because You Really Do Want To Read That Article Later – Right?

Here’s what the new Save feature looks like on Facebook’s mobile app. (Facebook) Have you ever happened across your high school bestie’s highly anticipated new baby-filled photo album on Facebook, but didn’t have...

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Microsoft Worried By Google Chromebooks’ Momentum in Schools

Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images Critics of Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) line of Chromebooks argue that there’s no way the low-cost laptops can challenge the dominance of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows laptops, but...

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Facebook’s $2 Billion Acquisition Of Oculus Closes, Now Official

 Facebook now owns Oculus. The $2 billion acquisition deal of the virtual reality pioneer announced in March has been approved by regulators and today become official. The U.S. FCC’s anti-trust team greenlighted the deal in April....

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Apple: Poised to Take Share From Samsung Weakness, Says JMP

As I mentioned earlier, JMP Securities‘s Alex Gauna today reversed course on Apple (AAPL), raising his rating on the stock to Outperform from Market Perform, with a $135 price target, arguing Apple is poised to beat sales and gross...

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Everyone Loves Apple Once Again (AAPL)

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Apple reports earnings on Tuesday, July 22. (Depending on when you read this, that might be tomorrow.) A lot has changed since Apple's last reported earnings at the end of April.  Apple split its stock 7-for-1.  Apple paid $3...

Apple Inc., Facebook Inc Report Earnings This Week

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Apple is scheduled to release its earnings report on Tuesday, while Facebook is expected to report on WednesdayApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) are just two of the big technology companies that will be releasing their latest earnings...

Analysts Set High Expectations for Apple Ahead of Earnings Report

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Source: Thinkstock Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will announce its fiscal third-quarter results on Tuesday, July 22 after the markets close. Apple’s fiscal third-quarters have historically recorded slow sales since many consumers are holding off on...

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Content over companionship: Facebook shifts further from social with its new Save feature

Back in the not-so-distant past, Facebook was the place users turned for updates on friends and family. Quick social hits: Photo albums and statuses, relationship indicators and location. But in recent years, with Twitter nipping at its heels, Facebook...

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Why Facebook (FB) Stock Is Up Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Facebook  are up 1.62% to $69.53 today after the company introduced a new "save" feature which allows users to create a stored list of content categorized by category, such...

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This Could Be The Back Panel For The ‘iPhone 6'

Two photos surfaced on Monday that purportedly show the new, all-aluminum "iPhone 6" back panel. They fueled speculation that the Apple logo on the back of the new iPhone might light up. Maybe the exterior of the "iPhone 6" back...

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Why Apple (AAPL) Stock Is Still a 'Buy' at TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team reiterated its "buy" rating for Apple Monday with a ratings score of B+. Shares of Apple were falling -0.4% to $94.06. About 31.2 million shares of Apple traded hands by 3:30 p.m....

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New Survey Suggests Improved Product Mix in Apple’s June Quarter

Source: Consumer Intelligence Research Partners A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) that compares the sales of Apple’s various product models may provide an indication of how well Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) performed in the...

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Facebook Adds Estimated Daily Reach to Ads Manager?

Some advertisers on Facebook are seeing the estimated daily reach of their ad campaigns while creating ads in Ads Manager. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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An iPhone 6 Knockoff Is Going on Sale for $160

Goophone, the Chinese phone company known for its uncanny smartphone knockoffs, is back with its latest adaptation The i6, an imitation of the still-unannounced iPhone 6, rolls out online on Aug. 1. Designed based on supposedly leaked images and videos,...

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Apple Inc. iOS Security Bashed By Researcher

A well-known forensic scientist discovered some back doors through iOS security which he says governments could exploitiOS security makes it very easy for Apple, governments and law enforcement to snoop into users’ data, alleges security...

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NBA Development League President Dan Reed to Head Global Sports Partnerships for Facebook

Facebook is turning to an executive from the National Basketball Association to help lead its full-court press for sports partnerships, announcing that NBA Development League President Dan Reed will join the social network as head of global...

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Hillary Clinton Hits Facebook, Twitter HQ For Surprise Q&A Monday

Hillary Clinton knows how to please both sides of the aisle — when it comes to Silicon Valley tech giants, at least The former Secretary of State will visit both Facebook and Twitter headquarters on Monday, participating in live-streamed...

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Google, Cisco, Samsung circle NYC’s plan to turn payphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

New York’s long-time proposal to reincarnate nearly 10,000 payphones as free wireless internet kiosks is only a winning bid away from becoming reality and some industry heavyweights, including Google, Cisco Systems, IBM, Motorola Solutions and...

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How Nestle Rolls With Facebook's Algorithm Changes

In preparation for the upcoming Mashies awards, we are running a series of articles looking at the changing face of marketing. More information on the Mashies can be found here. Since even Facebook has acknowledged that it is harder to reach consumers...

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Latest Beta of iOS 8 Reveals Apple's New Tips App

Apple just revealed more details about the upcoming iOS 8. The Cupertino-based company rolled out the iOS 8 beta 4, which includes a new built-in app called Tips, to developers Monday. See also: The 18 Most Important Features in iOS 8 In addition to the...

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Apple Inc. Releases iOS 8 Beta 4 For Devs

iOS 8 Beta 4 is now available for developers to download. iOS 8 was initially unveiled at last month’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The update is available for over-the-air downloads on devices already running on iOS 8. It is available for...

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How Satya Nadella's Vision for Microsoft Is Slowly Coming Together

NEW YORK (TheStreet) – With 30% gains in the trailing 12 months, shares of software giant Microsoft have been on an impressive run. The stock, at around $45, is up 21% on the year to date, more-than doubling the tech sector's 9% gain. But...

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Facebook Announces Rollout of Save Feature

After several tests of a save feature, Facebook announced Monday that it will officially roll out Save to all users via the Web, iOS and Android “over the next few days.” (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily:...

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iPhone 6 To Feature Glowing Apple Logo

A new purported image of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 shows the phone might feature a light-up Apple logoApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is always looking for fresh new ways to improve iPhone design. It looks like the company has found a new way to make its...

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Why Google Will Stop Calling Freemium Games ‘Free’ in Europe

Source: Play.Google.com In a couple of months, free-to-download “freemium” apps will no longer be labeled “free” in the Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) Play Store — at least within the European...

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in...

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Beware Scammy Facebook Pages And Fake Charities Taking Advantage Of Flight MH17 Tragedy

(Flyinace2000)It is a disgusting reality that when tragedy strikes, there’s always going to be someone out there trying to take advantage of it for personal gain. That’s what’s happening in the wake of downed Malaysia...

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Why Fox Is Wrong on Time Warner, Google Should Close on Twitch

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The media business and the Internet industry are built on contradictory assumptions. Media lives in a land of scarcity. There are only a limited number of cable channels, and there is only room for a few competitors. That is the...

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Facebook's new Save feature lets you read top ten lists later

Dying to know what the top ten best shows from the 1990s are, but just don't have time to click through that Facebook link? That's okay -- the social network's app is about to get a new feature: Save. Think of it like Pocket, but just for...

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REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook

Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals to websites in the second quarter of 2014, with that percentage total representing a 10.09 percent gain since March and a whopping 150.49 percent leap since the end of the second quarter of...

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Facebook Steps Up News Game With 'Save for Later' Feature

Facebook added a new feature Monday that lets users save things they're interested in — but may not have time to check out — for a later date. The new feature, simply called "Save," lets you flag things like links,...

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Facebook Launches Save, A Read-It-Later List For Links, Places, And Media Pages

 Two years acqhiring read-it-later startup Spool, Facebook today launched a basic Pocket competitor called Save. It’s a feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for Places, Movies,...

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Announcing the Wealthfront Single-Stock Diversification Service for Facebook

The ties between Facebook and Wealthfront date back to the earliest days of our service. Facebook employees and executives were some of our earliest adopters, as well as advocates, and they played a critical role in helping us attract more than $1...

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Google In The Running To Turn NYC Pay Phones Into Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

 A New York meeting providing information to companies interested in offering free Wi-Fi access counted Google among its attendees, according to a new Bloomberg report. Others at the event included IBM, Samsung and Cisco, but Google’s...

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Doh! Microsoft's mangles layoff memo

Microsoft's mangled layoff memo offers a lesson in how to write a crappy, insensitive note to employees, says career coach Marie...

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Microsoft Blends 5 Conferences To Create The “Unified Microsoft Commercial Technology Event”

 Apparently the team that handled the Windows Vista version naming framework still works at Microsoft. This morning, the software company announced that it will end several of its standalone conferences, including its confabs for SharePoint,...

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Digital Hints Point Towards More Unified Windows Experience

 A job posting and a LinkedIn page are driving conversation in the Microsoft-watching community this morning. The job listing details a position on the “XAML team [...] building the UI framework at the core of the ‘One...

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iPhone 6 Release Date And Price Tipped In A New Leak

The iPhone 6 design will be a major departure from the current iPhone 6 modelsApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s upcoming flagship smartphone, expected to be named the iPhone 6, will be released on September 19, according to a newly leaked...

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Tech Today: Apple Gets More Praise, Netflix, TI on Tap, EMC Action, Intel’s Tablet Chips

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of Apple (AAPL) are down 45 cents, or half a percent, at $93.98, despite two positive notes this morning, from JMP Securities’s Alex Gauna raised his rating on the shares...

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Facebook Advertisers Can Now Target by Operating System, Web Browser

Facebook added the ability to target users by operating system or Web browser to Ads Manager and Power Editor. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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The Google Bulls Are Charging, But It’s Time For a Pullback

Source: Thinkstock Friday couldn’t have been a more bullish day for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL). The stock soared nearly 4 percent, sending the company’s market capitalization to more than $400 billion on the company’s...

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A Lowdown on Google's 2014 Second Quarter Performance & Android One Plans

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Faces Investors Tomorrow

Shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) slumped by nearly 1% in late morning tradingMicrosoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will release its next earnings report tomorrow, and investors will undoubtedly be prepared to grill CEO Satya Nadella, reports the...

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Comic: I'm worried about the Mac mini

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Rich is worried about the Mac mini. Previously on Multitouch Theater: Apple innovation (and the laws...

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WARNING: You Can’t Win a Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG by Liking a Facebook Page

Attention, Facebook users: If you really want to own a Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, you’ll have to buy one from a dealer, like everyone else. Facebook pages claiming that they are giving away the automobiles to users who enter...

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What to Expect When Microsoft (MSFT) Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings Tuesday

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft  reports fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market closes, and here's what analysts are expecting from the tech giant. The consensus estimate calls for Microsoft to report earnings of 60...

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Facebook scammers hijack names of Malaysia Flight 17 victims

While families of the Malaysia Flight 17 crash victims face an agonizing wait for proper burials, online scammers have already started to hijack their memories for profit. At least six Facebook pages were created using the names of victims killed when...

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How Apple iOS 8 Protects User Privacy

Apple is making user privacy a key feature in iOS 8 and one developer is divulging the details of the changesPrivacy is a rarity these days thanks to the internet and world of social media. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) understands that privacy is something...

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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading: Microsoft Is a 'Completely Up' Stock

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft are lower on Monday, headed into Tuesday's earnings report.  On CNBC's "Cramer's Stop Trading" segment, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts...

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Facebook Inc (FB): Industry Checks Point To Strong Q2 Results

Facebook's mobile pricing is estimated to have soared more than 100% YoY and 20%-30% QoQ during the second quarterFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) will release its fiscal second-quarter results on July 23 after the bell. The stock has rallied more than...

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Is Nothing Sacred? Scammers Use Fake Facebook Tribute Pages to MH17 Victims

Just when you think scammers have hit rock-bottom, they find a way to go even lower. Daily Mail reported that online scammers are attempting to drive traffic to websites promoting adult hook-ups and counterfeit drugs by using fake Facebook...

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Why TheStreet Ratings Team Rates Facebook (FB) Stock a 'Hold'

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team reiterates its "hold" rating on Facebook  with a ratings score of C. The social media giant reports its second-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the market...

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Apple: Not Too Late to Add to Price Targets, Say UBS, JMP

With Apple’s (AAPL) fiscal Q3 report due tomorrow afternoon, after the closing bell, there’s still plenty of time to raise ratings on price targets on the stock, as people have been doing for weeks now.  First JMP Securities’s Alex...

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International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Google Inc (GOOGL): Hank Smith Love These Stocks

In a discussion with Fox Business News anchors David Asman and Liz Claman from the show ‘After the bell,’ Hank Smith, who is the CIO of Haverford, speaks on his stock picks which include International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) while...

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iPhone 6 May Have Sapphire-Blend Display

Yet another video allegedly showing how unbreakable the iPhone 6 display could be has surfacedDebate about whether the iPhone 6 will sport a display made of sapphire glass continues. Now a new video and some patents owned by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)...

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Apple iPhone 6 Could Offer A Light-Up Logo According To The Latest Rear Case Leaks

 The Apple logo that glows on the back of MacBook computers is basically a beacon that says “hey, I’m a person with pretty good taste in notebooks.” That signal might be making its way to the iPhone 6, too,...

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Apple Inc. 2014 iTunes Festival To Feature Pharrell Williams, Kylie

Apple will host its iTune festival in UK this time featuring some of the most loved performers as David Guetta, Beck, Sam Smith, etc.Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has roped in music stars like Pharrell Williams, Kylie Minogue and Maroon 5 for its iTunes...

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Trading the Earnings Parade: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) and the Boeing Company (BA)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) are some of the companies that are set to report their earning this week presenting some of the possible prospects for investing in the stock, either on the...

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, ARM, DaVita, GE, GoPro, Itron and Many More

These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from Wall Street firms on Monday, July 21, 2014. They include Apple, ARM Holdings, DaVita Healthcare, General Electric, GoPro and...

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STUDY: FACEBOOK Users More Likely To Divorce...

STUDY: FACEBOOK Users More Likely To Divorce...(Third column, 16th story, link) ...

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Transferring Outlook-for-Mac email to Apple's Mail

Reader Dan Hawes is considering a move to Mail. He writes: In the August 2014 issue of Macworld you describe a process for moving a Windows Outlook database into a Mac and then into Apple Mail. I’ve been a Microsoft Office for Mac user for a...

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How Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Be Affected By This Analyst Action Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple  was upgraded to "market outperform" from "market perform" at JMP Securities  with a price target of $135. The research firm said Apple's new...

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Analysts' Actions: Apple, GoPro, Imprivata, Itron, Qlik Technologies

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGES Apple was upgraded at JMP Securities to outperform from market perform. Twelve-month price target is $135. New products and applications can drive resurgent growth and margin leverage, JMP Securities...

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Apple's eighth annual UK iTunes Festival to kick off in September

Music fans—especially those based in the United Kingdom—will be glad to hear that, for the eighth year running, Apple plans to hold its massive iTunes Festival in London. The event will feature more than 60 acts performing throughout...

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Microsoft to tighten up use of outside contractors and consultants

Microsoft has long relied on an army of outside contractors to keep things running – but that use will be curtailed going forward, according to an internal memo unearthed by Geekwire. For “contingent workers”...

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Apple, Inc. Q3: Lackluster Quarter With Strong iPhone Sales

Devices with more than 5-inch screen size registered a 330% unit growth in Q1, 2014Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is scheduled to report its fiscal Q3 results on July 22 after the market closes. Wall Street expectations aren’t very high ahead of...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Scammers Create Fake Tribute Pages For MH17 Victims

Facebook scammers have hit again, this time by creating fake pages of the MH17 plane crash victims for increasing traffic.Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was latest hit by scammers, who set up fake Facebook profiles using the identities of Malaysia Airlines...

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Elegy for the iPod, the device that transformed Apple

I hold a small metal device in my hands and twirl my finger on a circular controller, navigating the menus on my iPod classic. I haven’t done this in a long time. I have a full range of iPod models, and this one, bought back in 2008,...

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Is Facebook a Good Portfolio Play?

With shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) trading around $68, is FB an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework: T = Trends for a Stock’s...

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AudioSwitcher 2.16 review: Mac app is an audio source quick-change artist

Editor’s note: The following review is part of Macworld’s GemFest 2014. Every day (except weekends) from July until September, the Macworld staff will use the Mac Gems blog to briefly cover a standout free, low-cost, or great-value...

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Apple, McDonalds, American Airlines earnings this week | America's Markets

USA TODAY's Matt Krantz takes a look at companies due to report earnings in the week...

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Pharrell, Maroon 5 to Perform at 2014 iTunes Festival

Apple has announced the lineup for its 2014 iTunes festival, held at London's Roundhouse throughout September This year's performers include Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin...

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How much of your job can you really do on an iPad?

Tim Cook recently said that he performs 80% of his work on an iPad—and he thinks everyone should do the same. But is that really realistic? The answer depends, of course, on the kind of work you do. Perhaps Cook spends his entire day working in...

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New Trade: Long Google ($GOOG) & Short Blue Nile ($NILE)

Ahh the earnings have started coming in. These days, I’m spending (too much) time reading at night trying to draw conclusions from both the earnings numbers but also the earnings calls. I’ll try to write more about it this week, I...

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Apple lines up Pharrell, Maroon 5, Blondie and more for 2014 iTunes Festival

Apple may have broken from tradition to bring an iTunes Festival to the US earlier in the year, but that didn't mean it wouldn't spoil us Brits with another month-long series of concerts. As in previous years, Apple has gone hard, bringing...

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Can Touch $100 As Per Carter

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to announce its earnings this week, waiting to see the impact of the same on the overall stock price in the market. Apple’s Calls that were bought earlier for $4.50 are currently trading at a high of $5.30 presenting...

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Flight MH17 Victims Targeted in Facebook and Credit Card Scams

SYDNEY — In a sick revelation, scammers have set up fake Facebook profiles using the identities of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 victims amid claims that credit cards may have been stolen from the crash site. On Friday, Ukrainian MP Anton...

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Will Apple Dominate the PC Market?

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Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs

 Microsoft’s record layoffs have picked up negative attention from governmental authorities and leaders, even as the cuts have been largely welcomed by investors and the broader market. The software company accreted more than...

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Microsoft’s Top Lawyer Is the Tech World’s Envoy

Bradford L. Smith, general counsel at the tech company, uses the skills he learned as a Washington lawyer to advocate change in government policies that affect Microsoft and the...

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The Week Ahead: Facebook and Apple Posting Quarterly Earnings This Week

When Apple announces its quarterly results on Tuesday, the power of the iPhone will be put to the...

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Can Nonprofits Build on Bill Gates's Business Insights?

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Bill Gates shares some of his convictions about what makes or breaks developing businesses. * Based on his vast experience I suggest that many of his insights can serve as models as well as caveats in the...

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Why Facebook and Twitter Are Embracing Ecommerce

Likes and retweets are fine, but the new buzz word at Facebook and Twitter seems to be “buy.” Facebook announced on Thursday that it has begun testing a Buy button that appears on ads and Page posts from a select group of businesses...

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CARNEY TAKING SHOW TO APPLE...

CARNEY TAKING SHOW TO APPLE...(Third column, 18th story, link) ...

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An Apple Yankee in Android’s court

It’s time to admit it: I’ve been an Android user for the past two years. That might seem surprising since when I first started freelancing for Gigaom, I covered only Apple products. While some posts where an Apple user...

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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc, Google Inc, Illumina Inc.

By Myra Ramdenbourg. Read more » »Related Stocks: EVHC, GOOG,...

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Cooking with my iPhone: A review of Supermechanical’s Range thermometers

I love to cook. My ideal vacation isn’t a trip to the beach or trek to a national park. I spend my off time with my butcher or fishmonger asking for strange cuts of meat or exotic sea creatures before roasting, smoking and curing them in my kitchen...

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Apple Q3 Earnings Look Good As iPhone Demand Jumps

Great iPhone demand is set to make up for a shortfall in iPad salesApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to release its earnings numbers for the three months through June next week, and investors are excited to see what the company has in store. The company...

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Should Microsoft Sell Nokia To Lenovo?

After announcing that it is going to cut 18,000 positions, some people are looking for other ways that Microsoft can manage its costsThere had been rumors swirling of impending layoffs, but Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s announcement...

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How the Market and Analysts Value Apple Ahead of Earnings

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will dominate earnings season on Tuesday afternoon when it reports earnings. The stock has undergone its split, and no significant pullback has been seen. In fact,...

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WSJ's Facebook Page Hacked With Fake Air Force One News

A false report about the loss of Air Force One was posted to The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page early Sunday morning. The newspaper later said its page had been "compromised." [seealso...

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iPhone 6 And iOS 8 To Focus On Health-Related Features

Current advertising campaign for Apple iPhone 5S is a primer for next generation strategyIf you’ve been keeping up with recent Apple advertising, you will have noticed that the consumer electronics giant is currently pushing the fitness...

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