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Angry Birds Maker Rovio Slashes Jobs

Angry Birds must not be much more than a fad, as had been the case with many mobile games. Its recent failure caught up to Rovio, its parent, which slashed ...
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Cowen’s 3 Top Security Software Stocks to Buy

One very good way to get a bead on how a product is performing is to go right to the source and ask the people that are the most involved ...
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Data Breaches Expose 75 Million Records

Hackers have done even better than most people who do e-commerce business or store content online only might imagine. A new study from research firm Identity Theft Resource Center claims ...
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After SAP Purchase of Concur, Are These Stocks the Next Targets?

One way huge corporations can keep expanding growth and markets when organic internal growth slows down is to make an acquisition that can easily meshed into the acquiring company. SAP ...
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More Trouble for the Cloud as Kim Kardashian Nude Photos Released

For some reason, celebrities insist on storing their nude images online. Few have seemed to grasp the fact that putting photos and data on cloud-based services can lead to hacks. ...
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Microsoft Shares Up 43%: Can They Move Higher?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) shares have risen 43% in the past year, compared to 21% for the Nasdaq. Will the market buy into its new CEO's vision enough to keep ...
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Will Sony Fire CEO as Company Posts Another Loss?

Call it another year of financial loss. The year has not ended, but Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) says the red ink for its current fiscal period is imminent. The means ...
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Other Likely Enterprise Software Buyout Targets After Concur

A recent Bloomberg article reported that Concur Technologies (NASDAQ: CNQR) had enlisted the aid of a major investment bank to explore the possible sale of the company. The article stated ...
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Will Celebrity Photo Hack Cost Apple iCloud Customers?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not the only company that offers cloud-based services to its customers. And this may hurt the company after the iCloud service got hacked and hundreds of ...
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China to Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft and Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to ...
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PlayStation Network Taken Down by Hackers

As hackers move from retailers like Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) to tech operations, they have taken down the huge Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation Network. The Japanese company announced: Like ...
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Amazon Pushes Cloud Product for Consumers

Not to be outdone by other consumer tech companies that offer free online storage, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) now offers free cloud-based storage as well. The service is a means ...
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Google Buys Jetpac, Ends Apple Support

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) bought city guide app creator Jetpac and immediately announced it would withdraw its product from Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) store. The battle between the two app stores ...
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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Top 300 Million

The extent to which smartphones continue to replace desktop and laptop PCs and even threaten tablets was evident from second quarter 2014 sales figures. Worldwide smartphone sales passed 300 million ...
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Women Mobile Gamers Ruled — Even Before Kim Kardashian

Since its late June launch by Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has been estimated to be raking in about $700,000 a day, on its way ...
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