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TurboTax Tops Candy Crush for One Day

For at least one day this year, an app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad generated more revenue for its creator than one of the two most popular games ...
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Canada’s IRS Gets Hacked

The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA), which performs the same function for the Canadian government that the Internal Revenue Service does in the U.S., announced today that it has been bitten ...
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IAC Takes Another 10% Stake in Dating App Tinder

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), which already owns dating website match.com, recently added another 10% to its majority stake in the mobile dating app Tinder. The purchase price was reportedly $500 million, ...
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Piper Jaffray Teen Survey Spots Five Huge Video Gaming Stock Winners

Years ago, Peter Lynch was the chief equity strategist at Fidelity when it ruled the investment landscape. One of his tried and true focus groups was his own family, especially ...
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Facebook Collapse Will Continue

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is supposed to the most important of the publicly traded Web 2.0 companies. The conclusion is natural. The world's largest social network has 1.1 billion members. ...
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Amazon’s New Grocery Delivery Service

Most of the news out of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) this week focused on its new Fire TV, which puts in squarely into the streaming video market. More quietly, the ...
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Google and Facebook Dominate Mobile Apps

Mobile device users spent two hours and 42 minutes of their time on those devices in March, up just 2.5% over March 2013. Of that time spent, 86% was spent ...
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Google CEO Page Paid $1

For all the work he did to help Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) become the third most valuable public company in the U.S. , CEO and founder Larry Page was paid ...
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Finally, Office for iPad a Fact

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has confirmed that it wants in on the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad. Consumers have been able to use Microsoft's key Office programs on the Mac, ...
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King Signals Growing Caution in Big Name IPOs

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE: KING), the Ireland-based maker of the hugely popular Candy Crush Saga game for mobile devices, held its initial public offering (IPO) Wednesday morning. It offered ...
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Will Reverse Merger Resurrect Kim Dotcom?

Internet entrepreneur -- and wanted man -- Kim Dotcom has agreed to acquire a New Zealand shell company, TRS Investments, in a reverse merger with his latest company, Mega Ltd. ...
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Pandora Crushed on News of iTunes for Android

Shares of Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) continue their recent slide, getting crushed by more than 10% Monday morning. Forbes reported Monday that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), which offers its ...
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Google Has Two-Thirds of Search Market

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) continues to keep its dominant share of the U.S. search market taking 67.5% last month. Try as they might, its competitors have not been able to ...
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Borderfree IPO Follows Lead of Other Recent Techs: Higher

Borderfree Inc. (NASDAQ: BRDR) offered 5 million shares in an initial public offering Friday morning. Shares priced at the top of their expected range of $14 to $16, valuing the ...
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Amber Road IPO Races Off the Line

Amber Road Inc. (NYSE: AMBR) is a maker of cloud-based software for global trade management. The company held its initial public offering (IPO) Friday, selling 7.4 million shares at a ...
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