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Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook

The financial results for Barnes & Noble third quarter of the financial year have been released and, initially, all signs point in good directions for the bookseller. This might come as a surprise to some since speculation grew over the …

Google Wallet Restores Prepaid Card Use After Issuing Fixes Google Wallet Restores Prepaid Card Use After Issuing Fixes

After temporarily disabling the provisioning of prepaid cards, the Google Wallet team has reinstated the use prepaid cards after issuing a few security fixes. In an update to the blog post that originally announced Google’s decision to flip the off …

Apple Shares Crossed The $500 Milestone Today Apple Shares Crossed The $500 Milestone Today

When it comes to money, Apple is the pinball wizard who never misses the replay. Every few days in 2012 (and every day every year, really, but 2012 especially), it seems like the company keeps getting richer and richer. Today …

Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED Apple Is Worth More Than Google And Microsoft COMBINED
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All those rumors swirling around the possibility of an iPad 3 release next month seem to be doing good things for Apple’s stock market activity because the company’s shares reached yet another all-time high this afternoon. Earlier today, shares of …

Groupon Posts Q4 Net Loss Of $37M Groupon Posts Q4 Net Loss Of $37M

Groupon released their Q4 2011 report today, revealing a year-to-year 194% increase in revenue from $172.2 million in 2010 to $506.5 million this year. However, the online purveyors of collectively bargained daily deals had a net loss of $37 million …

Google Dumps IncrediMail, Stock Drops
Once IncrediMail disclosed that it got a notice from Google Inc. about the latter’s decision to end the advertising service relationship with the former, all hell broke lose.

Incredimail’s shares plummeted by 45 percentage points hitting this year’s lowest figure of $2.50. IncrediMail, specializes in producing customized e-mail solutions.

Mozilla Can Walk Away From Google’s Cash

The Mozilla Foundation has tucked away enough money that they can do without Google’s immense influx of revenue, courtesy of Google’s default search position in the Firefox browser.

Using OpenOffice.org to Beat MSFT in Other Markets

I just read the JS post about the continuing rise of OpenOffice.org.

Why do vendors like Sun, IBM (officially now), Google, etc. support OO.o? Well, providing customer choice and openness are two of the key reasons quoted. These are definitely great reasons that we all want to see OO.o succeed.

Use Your Blog to Build Trust

Rand just put up a post about The Vast Ocean Between Shoemoney & SEOmoz and Why You Should Be Able To Trust Blog Links. Other than the fact that he singled me out in it, I think it’s a great post. I started to write this post as a comment on SEOmoz, but it just got way too long.

Google By Numbers; Profits Flatten Out

Revenue and profits rose for Google in their first quarter, earning net income of $1 billion on $3.66 billion in revenue.

Red Hat Falls On Sharp Numbers

A disappointing second quarter for the Linux distributor met with fierce retribution from shareholders in trading.

Oracle 11i E-Business Suite Essentials
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I’ve recently written a couple of posts on the new certification track for Oracle Applications that has just been released.

Oracle Appcasts

I talked about Oracle Podcasting in a previous post. They now have a more Applications oriented podcast available called Oracle Appcasts.

On the StupidTrain

Is Memeorandum making us stupider? That’s the point that Bubblegeneration makes today.

No Justice: Google Stock Plunges

The analysts who recently advised clients to sell Google have been proved prescient, as Google’s now-public fight with the Department of Justice has led to a sell-off.

Google’s Gravity-Defying Financials

To be clear, Google’s great Q3 result keeps them on the same track that they’ve been on since they designed a great search engine that the world wanted to use, and a better ad program that screamed scalability.

What About Microsoft’s Upcoming Contextual Advertising System?

I keep reading all these speculative posts about Yahoo getting into the contextual advertising game …

Microsoft Enhances Small Business Financial Management

Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Business Solutions Small Business Financials North America Edition.

Google AdSense Revenue Distribution
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The main source of Google’s revenue comes from their AdSense programs. In fact, 95% of the search engine’s revenue stems from its ad programs. Users have often wondered what percentage of the this revenue goes to Google and what goes to the AdSense publisher.

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