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Amazon Offers Unlocked Fire Phone For $199

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has dropped the price of its failed Fire Phone to $199 from $449. It seems like a good idea, since evidence shows the smartphone is not selling ...
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E-Commerce Spending Reaches $17.5 Billion

Consumers have spent $17.5 billion via e-commerce during the first 23 days of November. That is an 11% increase over the same period in 2013. The data is for desktop ...
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Does Redbox Rental Price Increase Help Netflix?

In early October the streaming video joint venture between Redbox video kiosk company Outerwall Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTR) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) was shut down because, according to the ...
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Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
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Will Starz Find a Buyer?

While Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and potential suitors have declined to comment, there are reports that the pay-TV channel is interested in either a sale or some other kind of strategic ...
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Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) remains by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, attract the largest audience for viewing online video. In the month of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Caterpillar, EMC, JetBlue, Intel, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated up sharply higher on Friday morning, on the heels of a surprise rate cut in China and on word that Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank ...
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Is Netflix the Real Target of Amazon’s Ad-Supported Video?

For those consumers who don’t want or need to pay $99 a year for Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime free two-day shipping, streaming video and whatever-else-the company-can-think-of service, the company ...
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Companies Spending the Most on R&D

For the third consecutive year, the company spending the most on research and development (R&D) was Germany’s Volkswagen. The automaker’s 2014 R&D spending will total $13.5 billion, just ahead of ...
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Tim Cook Could Run Apple Another 10 Years

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), could run it for another decade, assuming the retirement age at the company is not 65. He is currently 54. And, ...
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Only 38 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Christmas is five weeks away. Based on the aggressiveness of retail promotions, it would seem the holiday is only days off. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and other retailers with ...
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4K Ultra HD Streaming: Coming Soon to a TV Near You

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) on Friday became the first so-called multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to deliver 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) video on-demand directly to its customers who own a Samsung ...
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Netflix Releases High-Definition Product for iPhone

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) fired another shot in the premium online video battles. It will take advantage of the tremendous adoption of the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 ...
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How Can Twitter Forecast 2020 Results?

In one of the most audacious recent acts of any large public company, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) forecast numbers for 2020. A great deal can happen in six years, so ...
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5 Well-Known Oversold Tech Stocks That Could Bring Investors Big Profits

The old saying on Wall Street about bull markets is that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” In most cases, that old adage is true. However, if you ask energy ...
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