Yahoo’s Plans may be Affected by the IRS

Yahoo’s Plans may be Affected by the IRS

The plan of Yahoo!’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, to spin off the compay’s $34 billion stake in Alibaba, without paying any tax could find some resistance from the federal tax authorities. On Tuesday, tax lawyers in Washington were informed by an...
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Android App-Makers and Apple Cool to Microsoft’s Overtures

Android App-Makers and Apple Cool to Microsoft’s Overtures

Microsoft’s plan was to make the new version of its Windows a hit on mobile by letting it accept tweaked apps of Android and Apple, but it has encountered an obstacle. The software developers that the company wants to woo...
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Apple Makes Gains at Google’s Expense

Apple Makes Gains at Google’s Expense

According to a market tracker, the latest iPhones seem to have done the job for Apple Inc. This is due to the fact that the company was able to gain smartphone market share in China and Europe as a large...
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LinkedIn Follows Twitter in Shocking Investors

LinkedIn Follows Twitter in Shocking Investors

Another day brings some shocks for those investors who have invested in social media stocks. There was a 20% decline in the shares of LinkedIn Corp, which is the operator of the most popular social network that exists for professionals....
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Twitter Earnings Disappoint Investors

Twitter Earnings Disappoint Investors

While attracting new users has been a major challenge for Twitter, there has been one bright spot for it; the ability of wringing as much advertising revenue as possible via messages that are shown to people who are using its...
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Microsoft’s Surface Tablet is a Total Surprise

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet is a Total Surprise

A new entry level device has been introduced by Microsoft Corp for refreshing its tablet lineup; the Surface 3 comprises of more software, but its price is also steeper than its software. Also, the Surface 2 was powered by an...
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Sprint in Talks with Tidal

Sprint in Talks with Tidal

Sprint is thinking of making an investment in Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service, which has been newly re-launched. Some reports suggested that an investment had already been made in Tidal by Sprint and Softbank Corp, its parent company. The...
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Fortunes of Samsung Execs Defy Profit Slump

Fortunes of Samsung Execs Defy Profit Slump

Last year, the mobile division of Samsung Electronics suffered from a slump and the main profit driver turned out to be the lower-profile electronic components business. However, even though the South Korean conglomerate was hit drastically by the decline in.....
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AT&T Charging Higher than Competitors in Google’s Backyard

AT&T Charging Higher than Competitors in Google’s Backyard

This week Google’s backyard saw a new entrant; AT&T’s high-speed broadband service, the only difference being that a higher price was being charged as opposed to places where it is in competition with the search engine giant. In Cupertino-California, t...
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Morgan Stanley’s Chief Financial Officer Hired by Google

Morgan Stanley’s Chief Financial Officer Hired by Google

Ruth Porat, Morgan Stanley’s Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving her post at the Wall Street firm and will take up the same position at Google Inc. In a memorandum sent to employees on Tuesday, the chief executive and chairman of...
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