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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 transaction, Third Point will own about 20 million shares less than 2% of the company’s outstanding stock. Yahoo board members …

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Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down

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 $3.12 billion down from $3.24 billion in the second quarter last year. GAAP net income was $3.23 billion for the …

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Yahoo Q2 Earnings Released, Revenues Down

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 share was $0.35, up from $0.30 for the same period last year. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said, “I’m encouraged by …

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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 Borse (Austria). “We want you to have the world’s financial data at your fingertips,” says Google Finance product manager Greg …

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Mobile Ad Revenue Jumped 83% In 2012 Hitting Record $8.9 Billion

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 the pack in 2012 with a growth rate of 88.8%, closely followed by display at 87.3% growth, then messaging with …

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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 to its original shows like House of Cards, Hemlock Grove and Arrested Development, and how these have impacted new subscriptions. …

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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 home décor accessories,” a Demand Media spokesperson tells WebProNews, describing Society6’s functionality. The deal is worth about $94 million, with …

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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 keep Yahoo from walking away from the deal, and potentially into the arms of a certain competitor. Reuters reports: The …

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LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great

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 for LinkedIn with member engagement and financial results reaching record levels. We remained focused on delivering great products that increasingly …

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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 the quarter. Revenue from Payments and other fees was $213 million. The obligatory Mark Zuckerberg quote is: “We’ve made a …

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Amazon Sales Up 22% To $16.07 Billion For Q1, Profit Down

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 twelve months. This includes purchases of corporate office space and property in Seattle. Operating income was down 6% to $181 …

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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 . If you want to revisit it, here you go: You can see the full earnings release here.

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