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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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Hats Off to Red Hat Earnings

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.42 in earnings per share and $456 million in revenue. That was against consensus estimates ...
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Why Zynga Will Lose 50% of Its Value This Year

Zynga Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ZNGA) market value will be down by 50% or more this year. A combination of a failed business model and insider sales have sunk the stock to ...
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Hortonworks, New Relic IPOs Post Big Gains on First Trading Day

Two technology initial public offerings (IPOs) went off Friday morning, and both have posted gains of nearly 50%. Hortonworks Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) priced its IPO at $16 a share on ...
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Analyst Reactions to Adobe Q4 Results

Shares of Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) were up handily Friday to a new multiyear high, on day when markets were down in response to oil dropping below $60 a ...
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Facebook’s Instagram Now Claims More Users Than Twitter

In a blog post on its website Wednesday, photo and video app Instagram announced that it had surpassed 300 million active users. As well as touting the 70 million photos ...
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When Will Hackers Take Down Facebook?

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) faces devastating damage because hackers, probably from North Korea (although the country denies it), exposed employee records, including Social Security numbers, and threatened people who work ...
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Skype Calling Adds Video Features

Skype, perhaps the world's most widely used free calling application, has added new features. What was once a sector Skype dominated is now filled with competition, which includes free VoIP ...
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