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Apigee Files for IPO

Apigee Corp. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for pricing in the filing, but the offering ...
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Profits at ‘Angry Birds’ Maker Plunge

The maker of one of the most popular games in the world has run out of steam. Angry Birds maker Rovio Entertainment reported a plunge in profits for 2014: Rovio Entertainment Ltd, ...
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Windows 10 to Release in 111 Languages

As expected, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to release Windows 10 this summer. The launch includes several large partners, which should help accelerate the use of the new operating system. ...
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What to Expect From Adobe Earnings

Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) will report its fiscal first-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.39 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Cloud computing

Alibaba Moves Into Cloud Computing Business, Challenging Huge US Tech Firms

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) will start to offer cloud-based services in the United States. These services are the cornerstone of the recovery of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Why 1 Analyst Downgraded Salesforce.com Into Other Upgrades

Following Salesforce.com Inc.'s (NYSE: CRM) earnings report in late February, we saw many analysts make upgrades and raise their price targets for this stock. However this was not the case ...
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5 Software Stocks That Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Why Analysts Still Love Salesforce.com, Even at 100 Times Earnings

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) reported its fourth-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets closed. The company had $0.14 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.44 billion in revenue, which were ...
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These 2 Stocks Could Double on a Massive Short-Squeeze

Short sellers are predatory by nature, and everybody knows it. The fact remains though, that in many cases smart and dedicated shorts provide the market with the kind of balance ...
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King vs. Zynga: Same Target Market, Very Different Outcomes

Thursday after the markets closed, both Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE: KING) reported their fourth-quarter financial results. In this game of earnings, there was ultimately ...
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Apple Is Worth $1.2 Trillion, Until It Isn’t

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is worth over $1.2 trillion, according to Carl Icahn. The flaw with the estimate rests with his valuation measure, based on growth, tax rates and a ...
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Running a Tesla With an Apple Watch

It would be hard to find two technology products that have received more attention than the about-to-be-launched Apple Watch from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Tesla Motor Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) ...
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Will You Buy Windows 10 When It Launches?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Wednesday the details of its new Windows 10 operating system. Effectively following this announcement, Windows 8 will fall to the wayside. A free upgrade to ...
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RBC’s Favorite Large Cap Software Stocks for 2015

After an outstanding year in 2014, technology looks poised for a follow-through in 2015, with most Wall Street firms that we cover still very positive on the sector. The software ...
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Nielsen Names Top Smartphone Apps for 2014

The top smartphone app for 2014, based on number of monthly active users, was Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ: FB) namesake social media app, with more than 118 million unique users on ...
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