As Weather Channel Retreats, Online Strength Important

The Weather Channel has finally returned to DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV). It does so with a measure of humiliation. The channel's management was forced to apologize for the "disruption of its service." ...
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The Six Largest Websites in America

Despite the rise of online properties such as Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Pinterest and BuzzFeed, the sites that dominate the list of those most visited by Americans are the portals ...
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360 Million User Names and Passwords For Sale

The sheer amount of data about people's private online information that is available for sale by criminals reached a staggering 360 million credentials. It is a sign of just how ...
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Is WhatsApp Simply an AIM Alternative for Millennials and Social Media?

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is getting a great company in the WhatsApp buyout. How much it paid for it is another matter, and a matter that is being highly debated ...
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AOL Backs Off Change to Retirement Plan

When AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) CEO Tim Armstrong said on Thursday that the company was changing the way it paid its 401(k) benefits, he blamed Obamacare and two “distressed babies” ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Echelon, Fairway Group, LinkedIn, Lululemon, More

February is turning out to be volatile after a down January, and now investors and analysts are positioning themselves for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall ...
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Earnings Analysis: Don’t Write Off AOL

Sometimes a headline pretty much says it all. And sometimes a headline understates a recovery. AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) has released its fourth-quarter earnings report, and it might make you wonder why ...
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Yahoo! Dominates U.S. Website Traffic

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) continued to hold a significant lead as the most visited website in the United States, based on January figures. The owners of the other two portals, ...
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YouTube Tops All Video Sites In Visitors

YouTube, Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) huge video site, known at the place you can "broadcast yourself", held its spot as the largest video website in the U.S. in December, and did ...
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Merrill Lynch Top Internet Stocks to Buy for 2014

The Internet is growing every year, and the amount of time and usage of it is growing exponentially. The rapid growth in smartphones and tablet adoption as a competitive platform ...
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America’s 50 Largest Websites

The battle between Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) for the lead in U.S. unique visitors continued into November. Once again, the portal edged out the search firm--based on ...
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AOL Leaps Up in Online Video Rankings

Various sites owned by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), including YouTube, drew more than 163 million unique U.S. viewers in November. AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) drew 73 million viewers and Facebook ...
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Alliance of Internet Giants Demands Government Surveillance Reform

What could unite the world's leading technology giants, including Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO)? ...
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Time Inc. Spin-Off Likely Delayed to Second Half of 2014

The spin-off of publishing company Time Inc. by its parent, the entertainment company Time Warner Inc. (NASDAQ: TWX), will most likely be delayed until the second half of the 2014, ...
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Four Tech Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Brocade, Pandora, Twitter

The market is facing two issues this week. First is that the markets are challenging all-time highs, and second is that it is a light Thanksgiving week. Investors and traders ...
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