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Cloud has gloomy day on LinkedIn, Tableau results

cnbc.com — It's a dark day for the cloud. Following grim outlooks from LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which are each down by more than 40 percent Friday, 13 other U.S. software companies plunged by at least 10 percent and another 15 or so dropped by 5 percent or more.

Facebook's mobile ad dominance squeezes start-ups

cnbc.com — Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Facebook built the most popular social network on the backs of spendthrift college kids. It's turned into a $300 billion juggernaut thanks to the world's biggest brands. Microsoft, Ikea, Marriott and Shop Direct are just a few of the global businesses boosting their spending on Facebook and in many cases shifting offline dollars to the social network.
Feb 05, 2016

The dangers of Facebook's huge mobile ad lead cnb.cx/1PXADFE

Cisco wagers $1.4 billion on 'Internet of Things'

cnbc.com — Cisco's new CEO Chuck Robbins has emphasized his commitment to IoT, or the Internet of Things. He's backing it up with his wallet. The computer-networking Goliath said on Wednesday that it's spending $1.4 billion on Jasper Technologies, a software developer that allows businesses to manage connected devices from beer kegs and vending machines to cars and security systems. It's Cisco biggest deal since the 2013 purchase of cybersecurity company Sourcefire for about $2.5 billion.

Silicon Valley: No Longer a Cash Party

alleywatch.com — For some time now, Silicon Valley has been raking in the cash from investors, but now that it's been time to put-up, many promising tech companies have fallen short. You'll be surprised to know that some of your favorite apps aren't doing so hot and why this may signal the end of an era.

LinkedIn at 10 Must Justify Richer Value Than Facebook

bloomberg.com — LinkedIn Corp. unveiled its website ten years ago this week, from a tiny Silicon Valley office next door to an emerging social-networking service called Friendster. A decade later, Friendster is kaput and LinkedIn is going strong, boasting 225 million users and a stock price that's almost quadrupled since the company's public debut in 2011.
May 09, 2013

Surprised to read in this @levynews story that LinkedIn's stock is valued twice as richly as Facebook's: bloom.bg/10IXFGc

That was fast: Apple passes Alphabet again

cnbc.com — That didn't take long. One day after Google parent Alphabet passed Apple to become the world's most valuable public company, Apple regained the crown Wednesday. With Apple mostly flat and Alphabet down 3 percent, Apple's market capitalization hit $524 billion versus $520 billion for the search giant as of late morning.

Google Parent Company Passes Apple As Most Valuable in the World

nbcnews.com — Google-parent Alphabet passed Apple as the most valuable company in the world. At current after-hours levels, Alphabet's market cap would roughly be $570 billion, eclipsing Apple's current market cap of about $535 billion. The last time Google was more valuable than Apple was in February 2010, when both companies were worth less than $200 billion.

Google passes Apple as most valuable company

cnbc.com — Ron Antonelli | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google-parent Alphabet passes Apple as the most valuable company in the world. The last time Google was more valuable than Apple was in February 2010, when both companies were worth less than $200 billion.
Feb 01, 2016

Google passes Apple as most valuable company cnb.cx/1VDA8EZ $GOOGL $AAPL

Feb 01, 2016

RT @BerkowitzBT: Google passes Apple as most valuable company cnb.cx/1VDA8EZ $GOOGL $AAPL

Feb 01, 2016

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How one ex-Googler is trying to upend payments

cnbc.com — Those old clunky payment terminals at retail checkout lines are getting a reboot. Businesses have no choice. Because of new rules to protect consumers from fraud, U.S. companies that still rely on credit cards with magnetic strips to process payments are liable for counterfeit charges. Chip cards are the new standard.
Feb 01, 2016

How one ex-Googler is trying to upend payments cnb.cx/1VCJ7q8

Feb 02, 2016

Nice profile on @poynt + @obedier» How one ex-Googler is trying to upend payments ow.ly/XQieu #mobile #payments

China’s Troubles Permeate U.S. Tech Earnings

recode.net — ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images China is the world's biggest country, second-largest economy and top nation for smartphone sales. It's also driving tech investors crazy. Economic growth is slowing faster than many experts expected. Add to that uncertainty surrounding when and to what degree the Chinese government will weaken its currency to boost exports.
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Feb 08, 2016

The Super Bowl was so awesome that every story I see related to it is about Cam Newton's post-game interview.

Feb 08, 2016

Private company CEO: Thank god we're not public. Public company CEO: Thank god we're not private.

Feb 08, 2016

Salesforce.com has lost $19 bln in value in 9 weeks. P/S ratio at its lowest since late 2009. $CRM

Feb 07, 2016

Biggest question for the game: Will the Broncos QB controversy emerge in first or second half?


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