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How Outer Space is Becoming the Next Internet

nbcnews.com — An hour after sunrise on June 28, Mike Safyan and nine co-workers from Planet Labs gathered in their San Francisco office for a pancake breakfast. It was a Sunday, so business was closed. But this weekend morning was too momentous for Safyan and crew to stay home.

Amazon earnings: what to expect

cnbc.com — We know Amazon.com's Prime Day last week was big. Just how big will become clear in the company's Q2 earnings report Thursday afternoon. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster predicts the one-day sale celebrating Amazon's 20th anniversary added 2 percent to unit growth for the quarter.
Jul 23, 2015

Did Prime Day deliver for Amazon investors? @levynews on what to look for in today's earnings. cnb.cx/1HLCzQF

Venture Money Fuels a Fleet of Space Startups

recode.net — Bumps and bruises are perfectly normal for emerging companies, particularly tech start-ups. But the rapidly evolving and highly mysterious business of space presents obstacles on a much grander scale. Nonetheless, Silicon Valley venture capitalists are betting big, pouring $1.7 billion into space-related companies this year, according to CB Insights.

How outer space is becoming the next Internet

cnbc.com — An hour after sunrise on June 28, Mike Safyan and nine co-workers from Planet Labs gathered in their San Francisco office for a pancake breakfast. It was a Sunday, so business was closed. But this weekend morning was too momentous for Safyan and crew to stay home.
Jul 22, 2015

How outer space is becoming the next Internet cnb.cx/1HJppDw

Jul 23, 2015

How startups are trying to cash in on outer space cnb.cx/1HJppDw

Jul 26, 2015

Good story on satellite technology--How startups are trying to cash in on outer space cnb.cx/1HJppDw

Wall Street's ongoing struggle to make sense of the cloud

cnbc.com — Buchachon | iStock | Getty Images Wall Street has become quite familiar by now with cloud computing. The model of delivering services over the Web has gained so much momentum that public market investors, who traditionally parked their tech dollars with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Cisco, have dozens of new stocks to choose from if they want growth.

Apple's real earnings problem: The forecast

cnbc.com — Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company had an "amazing quarter." Unfortunately for him, investors care much more about the forecast. The iPhone maker predicted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue of $49 billion to $51 billion, trailing the $51.1 billion average analyst estimate in a Thomson Reuters survey.

Apple earnings: Can it weather the China storm?

cnbc.com — The Apple Watch just hit retail stores in the U.S. in mid-June, two weeks before the end of the quarter. Online sales began in the U.S. and abroad in April. The next couple quarters and beyond will indicate if Apple can sustain the initial pop that accompanies the hype of any new product it rolls out.

Google flattery lifts Etsy, but buyer beware

cnbc.com — Boosting Etsy's stock on Friday was less about a specific algorithm change and instead related to an emerging trend in mobile called "deep linking." The purpose is to make mobile searching less painful by maximizing every click. It goes like this: Type "vintage necklace" into Google's mobile engine and the first organic link is for Etsy.

What's left for eBay after PayPal breakup

cnbc.com — Ukrich Baumgarten | Getty Images For eBay, life after PayPal could get lonely in a hurry. Not only is the company tasked with taking on e-commerce giant Amazon.com, but it has to find a way to keep its prized merchants, who are increasingly being lured to rival online marketplaces.
Jul 20, 2015

For eBay, life after PayPal could get lonely in a hurry. Great analyis from @levynews. cnb.cx/1HRNdlI

Can Google's growth placate cash-hungry investors?

cnbc.com — Google's second-quarter earnings report Thursday will mark the debut for CFO Ruth Porat. And if the company's growth rate disappoints, expect some questions to flow her way. The dominant Internet search engine has never paid a dividend or bought back stock, preferring to make big bets on the future of computing while maintaining a massive and expanding pile of cash.
Jul 15, 2015

Can Google's growth placate cash-hungry investors? cnb.cx/1HvmYo8

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Jul 24, 2015

RT @EliLanger: Amazon's CEO made $8,000,000,000 (cnb.cx/1JBpgAc) in a day. I wonder what he has planned this weekend. pic.twitter.com/KguUizWhxi

Jul 23, 2015

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Jul 23, 2015

$AMZN investors know the company loses money, folks. You may think they're crazy, but they're not ignorant.

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