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Yahoo Spends Over $1 Billion To Buy Back Shares Yahoo Spends Over $1 Billion To Buy Back Shares

Yahoo announced today that it is repurchasing 40 million shares of Yahoo common stock held by Third Point LLC at $29.11 per share, which is the closing price from Friday. That puts the deal at about $1.164 billion. Following the …

Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down
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Google just released its earnings report for the second quarter. The company missed Wall Street estimates, and it’s stock is headed downward. Revenue was up 19% year-over-year at $14.11 billion for the quarter. GAAP operating income for the quarter was …

Yahoo Q2 Earnings Released, Revenues Down Yahoo Q2 Earnings Released, Revenues Down
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Yahoo just released its second quarter 2013 financial results, with GAAP revenue down 7% year-over-year at $1,13 billion for the quarter. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs (ex-TAC) was 1,07 billion for the second quarter, down 1% year-over-year. Non-GAAP earnings per …

Google Finance Gets Five New Stock Exchanges Google Finance Gets Five New Stock Exchanges

Google announced that it has added five new stock exchanges to Google Finance, further bolstering its international market offerings. Google has now added the BM&F Bovespa (Brazil), Borsa Istanbul (Turkey), The Stock Exchange of Thailand, SIX Swiss Exchange and Wiener …

Mobile Ad Revenue Jumped 83% In 2012 Hitting Record $8.9 Billion Mobile Ad Revenue Jumped 83% In 2012 Hitting Record $8.9 Billion
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Mobile ad revenue in 2012 was up a whopping 82.8% hitting $8.9 billion, according to newly released findings from the U.S. IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, IAB Europe and IHS. In 2011 it was just $5.3 billion. Search led …

Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will post its second-quarter 2013 financial results and business outlook on Monday, July 22nd at about 1:05 PM Pacific Time. Investors will no doubt be eager to hear of the company’s performance in relation …

Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6 For $94 Million Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6 For $94 Million

Demand Media just announced that it has acquired Society6, an ecommerce marketplace for artists. “All an artist needs to do is upload their artwork or design and consumers can customize a wide range or products, from iPhones to T-shirts to …

Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’ Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’

In a recent financial filing, Yahoo cited that Microsoft extended its revenue guarantee in the two companies’ ongoing “search alliance”. This is a guarantee that Microsoft has so far failed to live up to, but continues to extend, presumably, to …

LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great
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LinkedIn just reported its earnings for Q1, with revenue of $324.7 million for the quarter, up 72% year-over-year. Net income was $22.6 million, up from $5 million in the year-ago quarter. CEO Jeff Weiner said, “Q1 was a strong quarter …

Facebook Revenue Up 38%, Ad Revenue Up 43% Facebook Revenue Up 38%, Ad Revenue Up 43%

Facebook released its Q1 earnings report on Wednesday, including revenue of $1.46 billion, an increase of 38% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $1.25 billion (85% of total revenue), up 43% year-over-year. Mobile advertising accounted for 30% of advertising revenue for …

Amazon Sales Up 22% To $16.07 Billion For Q1, Profit Down Amazon Sales Up 22% To $16.07 Billion For Q1, Profit Down
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Amazon reported its Q1 earnings today with sales up 22% to $16.07 billion. Operating cash flow was up 39% year-over-year to $4.25 billion for the trailing twelve months. Free cash flow was down 85% to $177 million for the trailing …

Here’s Google’s Full Earnings Call Here’s Google’s Full Earnings Call

Google released its Q1 earnings on Thursday, beating Wall Street estimates. The company reported $14 billion in revenue, up 31% year-over-year. Google has made available its entire earnings call for all to listen to after it was broadcast live . …

Google Reports $14 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 31% Google Reports $14 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 31%
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Google released its earnings report for the first quarter, posting $14 billion in revenue, up 31% year-over-year. “We are working hard and investing in our products that aim to improve billions of people’s lives all around the world,” says CEO …

eBay Earnings Up, Stock Down On Forecast eBay Earnings Up, Stock Down On Forecast

eBay released its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, with revenue increasing 14% to $3.7 billion year over year. Profit was $677 million. What the company considered to be a strong quarter wasn’t enough to please investors, as the forecast wasn’t quite …

Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up

Yahoo reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, with GAAP revenue at $1,140 million for the quarter. Revenue ex-TAC was $1,074 million. The company posted GAAP income from operations at $186 million and Non-GAAP income from operations at $224 million. In …

BlueGlass USA Is Low On Cash, High On Debt BlueGlass USA Is Low On Cash, High On Debt

Digital marketing agency BlueGlass has apparently happened upon some troublesome times. Patrick Price, managing director of BlueGlass EMEA, tweeted out this YouTube video addressing the situation: Follow @Idealizer Patrick C. Price @Idealizer #BlueGlass Update 1: This is where we stand …

Still Wondering If You Should Use Bitcoin? Read This. Still Wondering If You Should Use Bitcoin? Read This.
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Bitcoin is getting a lot of attention in the news this week with the value of a single Bitcoin surpassing $100, and the currency’s total value topping $1 billion. Naturally, a lot of questions are being asked. Questions like: What …

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The …

Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28% Groupon Earnings Disappoint, Stock Down 28%

Groupon reported its Q4 and fiscal year 2012 earnings on Wednesday afternoon, sending stock plummeting as results missed Wall Street estimates. The company posted a net loss of $81.1 million for the quarter, though revenue was up 30% at $638.3 …

Google Finance Gets 3 New Stock Exchanges, VIX Index Google Finance Gets 3 New Stock Exchanges, VIX Index

Google announced today that it has added three new stock exchanges to Google Finance, which will make some followers of international markets happy. Google has added Singapore, Korea and Israel stock exchanges, as well as the Chicago Board of Exchange …

Google Stock Hits All-Time High, Surpassing $800 Google Stock Hits All-Time High, Surpassing $800
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Google shares reached an all-time high today, surpassing $800 for the first time in the company’s history. It was only in September, when we reported that Google hit a record high at $748.90, and obviously, they’ve come a long way …