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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: GE, Groupon, Micron, Sirius XM and More

The new year is here, and analysts are trying to show which stocks to buy and which stocks to sell after a stellar 2013. At the same time, investors have ...
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Could Lawsuit Hamper Facebook’s Targeted Ad Efforts?

"Facebook's desire to harness the myriad data points of its users has led to overreach and intrusion ... as it mines its account holders' private communications for monetary gain," allege ...
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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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Qualcomm Steals CEO Back from Microsoft

A rumor that Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) president and COO Steve Mollenkopf was under consideration for the open CEO position at Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) apparently lit a fire under ...
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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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Is Google’s Stock the Best Way to Profit From Holiday Retail Action?

The assumption among most investors is that to make money on stocks based on holiday sales, the only option is shares in retail and e-commerce companies. That is not entirely ...
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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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Two Million Passwords Snatched From Facebook, Google, Twitter and Others

As if there weren't enough reminders for Internet users to frequently change their passwords, this week came news that more than 2 million accounts on some of the most popular ...
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Katie Couric to Join Yahoo as Global Anchor

In yet another dramatic move to beef up its place in the social media war for eyeballs, Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ: YHOO) announced on Monday that former ABC correspondent Katie Couric ...
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Big Stock Buyback Trumps Convertible Debt Offering by Yahoo!

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has made two announcements hidden in one announcement after the close on Tuesday. The first announcement is a $1.0 billion convertible senior notes offering which will mature in ...
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After Twitter IPO, Who’s Next?

The Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) initial public offering is almost upon us, and investors and analysts have fingers crossed for a smoother ride the Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) shaky IPO. ...
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Twitter IPO: Its Only Real Challenge Is Facebook

Twitter Inc.'s (NYSE: TWTR) initial public offering (IPO) could value the company as high as $20 billion, particularly if its price remains above the high end of its $23 to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BBVA, Kors, PotBelly and More

We are in the thick of earnings season, a deal was made in D.C. and stocks are challenging new all-time highs almost daily. So how do investors know which stocks ...
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A New Rise in Global Mergers/Buyouts

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) sometimes can be an excellent measure of the economy's financial health. However, since there is a great deal of evidence that most M&A results are failures, ...
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