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Media Digest (5/21/2012) Reuters, WSJ, Financial Times

Alibaba buys back a 20% share held by Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) for a combination of cash and preferred shares worth $7.1 billion. (Reuters) The heads of Samsung and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) ...
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Mobile Phone Sales Fall in Q1 — Gartner

High-tech industry research firm Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT) reports this morning the worldwide sales of mobile phones unexpectedly fell -2% in the first quarter of 2012, to a total of ...
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Media Digest (5/2/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT

Moody’s warns that Japan’s finances will be hurt if it cannot get acceptance of a new sales tax. (Reuters) New Chinese factory data indicate that the industry’s activity may have ...
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Kindle Fire Dominates Android Tablet Market (SCOR, AMZN, GOOG, AAPL, SSNLF, MMI, DELL, SNE)

Market research firm comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) reported today that the Kindle Fire from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is the market share leader by a wide margin among tablet devices ...
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Motorola Gets Favorable Patent Ruling Against Apple (MMI, GOOG, AAPL)

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) today ruled in favor of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MMI) -- soon to complete its acquisition by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) -- in ...
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Media Digest (4/24/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg

Facebook reports that its revenue grew to more than $1 billion and its membership to 900 million. (Reuters) Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) sells some of the patents it bought from AOL ...
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Media Digest (4/23/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Nestle to buy Pfizer’s (NYSE: PFE) baby food operation for $11.9 billion. (Reuters) China’s factory output rises slightly in March, but still not at levels of expansion. (Reuters) Vodafone (NASDAQ: ...
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Google, Samsung Top Mobile Market (GOOG, AAPL, SSNLF, MMI, RIMM, MSFT, NOK)

Research firm comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is out with its report on the US mobile phone market for the rolling three-month period through February 2012. The data shows that 234 ...
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Nokia’s Cheap $99.99 Smartphone

Nokia’s (NYSE: NOK) new flagship smartphone, the Lumia 900, will not carry a premium price in the U.S. The smartphone’s retail price will be as low as $99.99 and AT&T (NYSE: ...
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The 10 Largest Hedge Funds in America

By now, most investors know that the large hedge funds are run by billionaires rather than millionaires. What many investors might not know is that some hedge funds are reaching ...
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Media Digest (3/13/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg

Some financial firms offer to buy claims of MF Global customers. (Reuters) Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) sues Facebook over 10 patents. (Reuters) The European Union says Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Motorola ...
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Google to Dump Cable Set-top Box — NY Post (GOOG, MMI, CSCO, AAPL)

An exclusive report from the New York Post cites unnamed sources who say that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is trying to sell the cable set-top box business that it will ...
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Apple, Google Still Lead in Smartphone Hardware, Platform Market Share (AAPL, GOOG, RIM, MMI, SSNLF, MSFT, NOK)

The latest data from comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) reporting share in the smartphone market has not changed much. The three-month averages for November through January show that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Samsung Wants To Double Sales

Samsung wants to double sales of its smartphones and tablet PCs this year. It is now the world's largest handset maker, and its growth rate, R&D capacity, and marketing prowess ...
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Media Digest (2/23/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

A panel suggests that Vivus diet drug Qnexa be approved by the FDA. (Reuters) Japan may cut crude oil imports from Iran by 20%. (Reuters) Poor results cause shares of Hewlett-Packard ...
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