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Instagram User Base Hits 400 Million

Based on a "community" count, Instagram is larger than Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR). However, that may not matter much, as the site has not come up with a way to ...
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Why Twitter’s Earnings Will Likely Hammer the Stock

If there were ever a time to sell into strength, it would be today with Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). Twitter is a case of a company that suffers from its own publicity. ...
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New Google Maps Remembers Where You’ve Been

In another example of how "Big Brother" has rapidly moved into the world of tech, Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) new Maps product can tell you where you have been. But ...
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Will Windows 10 Help Sell Microsoft Products?

On July 29, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will roll out Windows 10 in full force. Interestingly, Windows 7 and 8 users will have a full year from the release date to ...
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Mobile Gaming Apps on Track for Record Revenues

The most popular—and highest revenue-generating—mobile apps have traditionally been games. That’s not true just for the U.S., but internationally as well. In the second quarter of 2015, for example, 81% ...
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Apple Seizes Smartphone Share From Rivals

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android helped smartphone manufacturers to seize market share from Apple Inc. (NYSE: AAPL) for years. That trend has reversed, at least in the United States. Apple clawed back more ...
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Yelp Shares Halted: Buyer Search Suspended

Shares of Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) were halted for about five minutes at the end of the noon hour on Thursday pending news. The news, unfortunately, was not what investors ...
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Windows 10: It Is Free, but Is It Too Late?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Monday morning that the company will ship the next version of its Windows operating system, Windows 10, on Wednesday July 29. The software will be ...
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Google’s Game-Changing Announcement — and No, It’s Not Google Pay

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is about to wrap up its I/O developer conference, and the company announced a blizzard of new products and features on Thursday. The most prominent is ...
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Marketing Automation Is New High-Tech Buzz: 4 Software Stocks to Buy

Nothing stays new forever. There is always a new buzzword and technology that accompanies it. Among the newest is marketing automation, which refers to software platforms and technologies designed for ...
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What to Expect From Earnings Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.14 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Analyst Says Buy These 2 Software Stocks Immediately

You have to admire any Wall Street firm or analyst that makes a decisive call to action on a stock, from either a buy or sell standpoint. That is typically ...
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New SunTrust Analyst Starts 5 Top Software Stocks at Buy

The age of software in this country is changing, and changing rapidly. Investors used to think of large cap Silicon Valley giants Microsoft and Oracle as the go-to stocks for ...
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Meet the Most Positive View on Symantec of Them All

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) is looking to unlock more value in its plans to spin off its Veritas data-storage and recovery business, according to recent reports. The question remains of ...
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Jefferies Very Positive on Software Stocks Before Earnings

The outlook for software stocks may be the brightest for investors in years. A strengthening European government spending outlook, combined with an increase in U.S. government spending, is providing some ...
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