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Will Black Friday Spawn Another Massive Data Breach?

The “official” kick-off for the holiday shopping season comes next week on Black Friday, and probably not coincidentally, last year’s massive data breach at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reportedly began ...
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UBS’s Top Tech Stocks to Buy for 2015

With the stock market poised to hit new highs yet again, even the most confident investors may be starting to wonder about what to do for 2015. Take profits and ...
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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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Intel Delivers Big Surprise With Dividend Hike and 2015 Guidance

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may be hosting its annual investor meeting, but there was a significant surprise that many investors had been warned previously not to expect. Intel is raising ...
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Hard Competition May Leave Only 2 3D Printing Giants Standing

Three-dimensional printing, or 3D as it is called, has revolutionized how many things are made and fabricated. As usual, young, upstart companies were the first to create, innovate and expand ...
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Salesforce.com Guidance Will Not Thrill Investors

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results after the markets closed Wednesday. The customer relationship management software company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.14 on ...
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Mobile Devices Now Get More Consumer Attention Than TV

The amount of time an average American spends in front of a TV set totals two hours and 48 minutes a day, unchanged over the past nine months. In the ...
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Sony Aims to Grow Entertainment Business

In an investor briefing on Tuesday morning, Kazuo Hirai, CEO of Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE), said that the company’s entertainment revenues will increase by a third in the next three ...
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Improving Credit Outlook at Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. (NYSE: ALU) is one technology and communications infrastructure player with a turnaround that feels like it just never really ends. That being said, Moody's likes what it sees ...
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Number of US Data Breaches at Record Annual High

An unusual data hacking incident was reported last week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said that four of its websites have been compromised by hacker attacks. NOAA did ...
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States Where People Don’t Own PCs

Nearly 84% of U.S. households own a desktop, laptop or mobile computing device. Also, nearly 75% have some type of Internet subscription, and 73% have high-speed Internet service. Yet the ...
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Apple Closes in on $700 Billion Market Value

As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closes in on a market cap of $700 billion, it is interesting to take a look back to see how it got there. In the ...
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Applied Materials Hurt on Outlook

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings Thursday after the market close. For the fourth quarter, the company reported $0.27 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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3D Printers Struggle With Production and Big-Footed Competition

Production delays hit quarterly earnings for two of the three 3D printer makers that have already reported third-quarter earnings. Even Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), the one 3D printer maker that ...
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How Analysts Rate Cisco Now After Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) may have reported earnings that beat expectations, but the company tempered its guidance after reporting that Frank Calderoni would step down as the tech giant's ...
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