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National Instruments Proposes Merger of Viacom and CBS

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) saw their shares jump on Thursday after Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements sent a letter to the boards of directors proposing a merger. ...
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800,000 People Will Cut Cable Cords in the Next Year

Cable cutting is costing cable companies and cable stations big time. The anxiety particularly swirls around operations like ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The channel represents billions ...
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German Data Protection Authority Challenges WhatsApp

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is feeling the pressure from German regulators after they ordered the social media giant to stop collecting data on German users from its subsidiary WhatsApp. The ...
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Social Media Short Sellers Raise the Stakes

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Twitter Short Interest Jumps Over 4 Million Shares

Sellers who have shorted Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) shares likely got slammed recently on rumors about a buyout from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Inc. (NYSE: CRM) and Microsoft Corp. ...
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Serious Warning Arises About Twitter Buyout Price and Hype

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) was last seen giving back at least a portion of Friday's big share gains. The reason is not that the would-be buyout interest already has died, ...
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Netflix Shares Down 16% This Year as Growth Slows

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) shares are not acting like those of a growth stock. They are off 16% this year, compared to a 6% increase in the Nasdaq. Competition and ...
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Does Jeff Bezos Really Want to Squash Shutterfly?

The world of photography has sure undergone major changes in the past 20 years or so. With the explosion of personal computers and digital cameras in the 1990s, then came phone-based ...
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The Trade Desk Enters the Market With a Bang

The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) entered the market with a bang, well above what anybody expected. The company originally priced its 4.667 million Class A shares at $18, the high ...
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Activision and Sony Gear Up for Highly Anticipated Destiny Release

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is set to deliver the highly anticipated expansion in its Destiny franchise, "Destiny: Rise of Iron." At the same time, the company is offering a rerelease ...
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Twitter Gets Hammered as It Opens Up to Longer Tweets

According to several media reports, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) will allow users to tweet messages longer than the current 140 character limit. There have been rumors for months that the ...
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The Trade Desk Increases IPO Price Range

The Trade Desk has been a pending initial public offering (IPO) for a while now. An amended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission has been filed by the advertising ...
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Twitter Sued for Failing

How badly has Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) failed as a public company? It will have to answer that question as part of a lawsuit against it. And whatever the outcome ...
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Glu Mobile Moves to Acquire Poke Radar

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU) announced early on Wednesday that it is moving to acquire the community-driven app Poke Radar. For those curious, this is another App that is tied ...
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Pandora Shares Sink With New Direct Licensing Agreements

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) saw its shares slide on Tuesday after the company announced that it signed direct licensing agreements for recorded music with Merlin Network, Sony Music, Universal ...
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