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Facebook Financials – Mobile Ads Impress, Company worth almost $200 Billion

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When Facebook went public in 2012 many investors called it a disaster. The first shares of the company were bought by investors for $38. But the stock crashed after the IPO, going down as much as 50% in the coming month and finally reaching a low point at around $14 when the company couldn’t deliver on mobile advertising growth and

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GoPro gets Xbox On-Demand Channel, sharing and buying features included

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In recent month we have written several articles on GoPro. The camera manufacturer went public in June and the stock has since been flying high. So far all the revenue GoPro has generated comes from the cameras itself and the accessories. Investors are valuing the company more like a media company, and that is the direction GoPro is going into

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Apple teams up with IBM – Steve Jobs would not be pleased

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In the 80s Steve Jobs did everything to turn people against IBM. It was the enemy and it seemed to remain that way with Steve Jobs not being a person that can easily forgive. When he left Apple, the company decided to use IBM processors, something Jobs quickly worked on changing when he came back a few years later. Eventually,

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Intel – Revenue and Profit increases, positive Outlook

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The PC market declined by almost 10% in 2013, this year we are looking at a much better year with the PC market expected to drop just under 3%. (Read our earlier article how tablets will overtake PCs). Intel says the worst times are over for the PC industry and looking at their latest financials they announced on Tuesday it

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Yahoo Financials – Advertising declines, new deal with Alibaba

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A few days ago we posed the question “What is next for Yahoo?“. After analyzing the two years under Marissa Mayer, how the share price has developed, acquisitions and other factors we concluded with a number of main aspects to focus on: Short-term Yahoo is going to rely on the growth and IPO success of Alibaba. Long-term they have to

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What is next for Yahoo? – Acquisition spree continues

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Marissa Mayer took charge of Yahoo in July 2012. She has tried to radically change the company culture, while often controversial, Yahoo is certainly not seen as the former giant, that is now old-school and just not worth looking at for the rising talents within the tech industry. When Mayer took charge of Yahoo, the closing price on NASDAQ was

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Russia wants user data, local offices and data centers – otherwise websites will be shut down

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According to AFP, the Russian government has just passed a bill in an attempt to force companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter to open up local offices and store user data locally by building data centers in the country. Companies have until September 2016 to comply, otherwise the government will be able to shut down the websites in Russia. Here

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