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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 million. Late last year, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s job came into question, and now reports are questioning how long he’ll …

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Zynga Announces Q4 And Year End Results, Will Bring More Games To Mobile In 2013

After the beating Zynga took in 2012, nobody was really looking forward to its year end results. It was assumed that everything would be doom and gloom for the troubled social game developer. The good news is that revenue and DAUs/MAUs are up. Everything else is just kind of middling. Starting off with revenue, Zynga reported that full year 2012 …

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Facebook Stock Tops $30 for First Time in Months

Doesn’t adjust your monitors, Facebook stock is on the move. It’s been a long climb back, but Facebook shares currently sit at over $30, up around $1.40 as of now. That’s an increase of nearly 5%. Of course, “back” is a relative term. To be truly “back” to IPO levels, Facebook would beed to hit their opening mark, which was …

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Twitter IPO Coming by Year’s End Says Analyst

Another analyst has weighed in the expected Twitter IPO, and he thinks that it’s going to come sooner than others have predicted. Sam Hamadeh, CEO of PrivCo, a New York-based private company research firm, says that we can expect Twitter to go public by the end of the year – probably the fourth quarter. He cites a “source high up …

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Amazon Record High Attributed To Morgan Stanley Comments

Amazon stock hit a record high on Monday, reaching as high as $269.30 at one point. Bloomberg attributes the spike to statements made by Morgan Stanely, who said the company’s network of distribution centers will help it gain marketshare as global ecommerce grows. Bloomberg quotes analyst Scott Devitt: Amazon is investing across the company to boost the volume of products …

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Twitter Valued at $11 Billion, IPO Coming in 2014 Says Analyst

Soon after Facebook filed its documents and made its intentions to go public known, people started speculating about when Twitter would take the plunge with their own offering. In a leaked email, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that his company didn’t want to be public until they “have very predictable quarterly earnings growth,” and added that Twitter wasn’t “ready to …

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Sheryl Sandberg Sells Nearly a Million Facebook Shares

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has just sold nearly a million shares of Facebook stock, netting her just over $26 million. According to an SEC filing, Sandberg sold 946,588 shares, which came out to be $26.2 million. The shares were sold at prices ranging from $27.30 to $27.90 a share. On Friday, that day that Sandberg sold off her shares, Facebook …

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Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal

Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation Studios as well. It’s a big deal because it allows Netflix to stream the films inside the pay TV window. …

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Google Stock Hits Record High On Monday

Google shares hit an all-time high on Monday, at one point reaching $748.90, according to CNN Money. As of the time of this writing, shares are at: $748.21 (+14.22‎, 1.94%‎). The publication attributes the rise to continued search domination and strides made with Android (a reported 68% share of the global smartphone market during the second quarter). Some are pointing …

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Apple Stock Hits All Time High As iPhone 5 Launches

Earlier this week, Apple announced that iPhone 5 pre-orders had topped 2 million in the first 24 hours. That impressive figure broke the record previously held by the iPhone 4S, which saw 1 million pre-orders in its first 24 on the market. That news pushed Apple stock over $700 (in after-hours trading) for the first time in the company’s history. …

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iPhone 5 Ship Time Slips to 3-4 Weeks

If you’re still looking to pre-order the new iPhone 5, I hope you’re not still looking to pre-order the iPhone 5. At this point, you could be waiting up to a month for it to ship if you were to place your order right now. On Apple.com, shipping times for all models (16GB, 32GB, 64GB, Black & White) have slipped …

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Apple Stock Tops $700 After Record-Breaking iPhone 5 Pre-orders

Today, Apple has done something that puts the company in rarified air. In after hours trading, the company briefly broke the $700 barrier following the news that the iPhone had (unexpectedly) become the fastest-selling iPhone of all time. Apple’s share price closed today at $699.78, up $8.50 (1.23%). But in after hours trading, the price has breached $700 a couple …

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