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Chromebook

Chromebooks Outsold iPads in Classrooms During Q3

For the first time since being introduced about two years ago, Chromebooks from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and other manufacturers outsold iPads from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in U.S. classrooms ...
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Samsung B&N Nook-Aug 2014

Samsung Nook for Barnes & Noble Due August 20th

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) and Samsung Electronics have announced an event for August 20th in New York at which the companies are expected to introduce a Samsung-built Nook. ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: BlackBerry, Kellogg, Rovi and More

Stocks are challenging all-time highs and investors have to wonder which stocks are set to keep rising and which ones to sell. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls ...
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global economy

UBS Offers Eight Well-Known International Large Cap Dividend Ruler Stocks

With yields on 10-year Treasury bonds up nearly 1.5% since early May and briefly touching 3.0% last week, the impact of higher rates on stocks continues to be top of ...
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newspapers

Scorecard on News Corp., Twenty-First Century Fox Split

After markets closed on Friday, News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) formally split itself into two pieces: a publishing company still to be called News Corp. and a movie and TV company ...
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newspapers

Financial Times Sale to Murdoch, Abu Dhabi Media Group Under Discussion

A purchase of the Financial Times is once again being discussed, and the buyers are said to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) and the state-controlled Abu Dhabi Media Group. ...
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global economy

UBS Offers Global Dividend Ruler Stocks to Buy: Total, Teva, TD and More

Total return is always the name of the game when it comes to investing success. Stocks that pay dividends on a regular basis help smooth out the rough spots when ...
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newspapers

Media Digest (3/5/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

China will lean on consumer spending to expand its economy. (Reuters) Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) faces more lawsuits over its initial public offering. (Reuters) The White House says it believes ...
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Western Media Next Target for China?

One of the premier brands in the newspaper business is the Financial Times, owned Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), and when the company’s CEO announced her retirement last October, there was ...
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Nook

New Partner for Barnes & Noble in Nook Business

U.K.-based media giant Pearson PLC (NYSE: PSO) has made a “strategic investment” of $89.5 million in cash in Nook Media LLC, a joint venture between Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Random House, Penguin Now One Company

Two publishing giants have agreed to a merger that will create the world’s largest commercial publishing house. Random House -- owned by Germany’s Bertelsmann A.G. -- and Penguin -- owned ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (10/26/2013)

Updated throughout the day on the 24/7 Wall St. Wire: Societe Generale has received requests for information regarding the Libor manipulation case. (Reuters) Credit Suisse Group A.G. (NYSE: CS) may ...
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Random House, Penguin Talk Merger (PSO, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG, BKS)

Two of the world’s four largest publishing houses, Random House -- owned by Germany’s Bertelsmann AG -- and Penguin -- owned by the U.K.’s Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO) -- have ...
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Double Dose of Good News Sends Amazon Shares to New High (AMZN, AAPL, NOK, GOOG, CBS, NWS, PSO)

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced a new Kindle reader called the “Kindle Paperwhite,” which includes a new front-lighting technology (called ‘paperwhite’) that allows the device to be used in ...
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Apple, Book Publishers Face Anti-trust Suit (AAPL, CBS, NWS, PSO, AMZN, BKS)

The US Department of Justice is prepared to sue Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and five book publishers for colluding to lift prices on electronic books according to a report in ...
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