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Splunk shares double in value on debut

Splunk shares double in value on debut

(Reuters) – Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc’s shares doubled in value on their market debut, as it tapped investor demand for enterprise-focused companies in an otherwise weak IPO market. Technology companies such as Splunk, Demandware Inc and…

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Intel’s First Smartphone Arrives, and It’s Not What You Expect

Intel’s First Smartphone Arrives, and It’s Not What You Expect

Up till now, pretty much ever smartphone on the market has been based on the same chip technology: the power-efficient designs from U.K.-based ARM Holdings. But look out, because a new player has finally come to town: Intel.

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Reasons Why Firefox Could Become a Top Browser Again

Reasons Why Firefox Could Become a Top Browser Again

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozilla has turned Firefox encompassing. These numbers don’t lie. For the texture browser, 2011 was an astonishing year. Google fundamentally changed our discernment of what a web browser is and what it should do. According to StatCounter, Chrome gained 42.5 percent market share or 11.59 points, season IE lost 19.0 percent or 7.35 points, and [...]

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Analysis: Apple results loom large for tech – and the market

Analysis: Apple results loom large for tech – and the market

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Apple’s shares fall, is Wall Street’s entire performance at risk? The outsize influence of Apple on both the technology sector and the entire stock market was thrown into sharp relief when the iPad maker’s shares fell 4.1 perc…

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Stop comparing unlike objects. RIGHT. NOW.

Stop comparing unlike objects. RIGHT. NOW.

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Discussion Point. Joe Wilcox asked me to draw up an article comparing the Nokia Lumia 900 to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I refused. Here is why. Read Joe’s response. Anyone who knows nearly marketing should readily understand market segmentation: it is a tendency of action of isolating customers/users/consumers by type. It could be geographically, it [...]

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Mobile operators unconvinced by Nokia’s revival bid

Mobile operators unconvinced by Nokia’s revival bid

(Reuters) – Nokia’s bid to challenge the dominance of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android has failed to convince telecom operators in Europe, depriving it of powerful allies in its fight to regain the top spot in the mobile market. Four major telecom o…

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8 arrests in international online narcotics market

8 arrests in international online narcotics market

A sophisticated online drug marketplace that sold everything from marijuana to mescaline to some 3,000 people around the world has been cracked with the arrests of 15 people in several countries, U.S. authorities announced Monday.

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HTC’s shares tumble; CFO change, Samsung launch weigh

HTC’s shares tumble; CFO change, Samsung launch weigh

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Shares of HTC Corp fell as much as 6 percent on Tuesday after a change in its chief financial officer and the imminent launch of a new phone by arch rival Samsung Electronics raised concerns over the Taiwanese firm’s recovery. HTC ha…

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Intel faces tough road meeting its own high expectations

Intel faces tough road meeting its own high expectations

| April 15, 2012

Chip maker facing a market with declining demand for personal computers and changing nature of semiconductor business

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Following Apple dividend, Google shareholders seek the same

Following Apple dividend, Google shareholders seek the same

A number of Google shareholders are asking for the Internet giant to follow in Apple’s footsteps and return part of its $44.6 billion in cash to investors, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Google has more cash as a percentage of market value than five…

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