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Can New Chicago Taxes on Netflix, Apple, Spotify Withstand Legal Challenges?

In a tax ruling issued in early June, the city of Chicago expanded its amusement tax to include amusements such as TV shows, movies, videos, music and online games, if ...
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Why Amazon’s Cloud Business Promotes The Weather Channel

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud enterprise service owned by the huge online retailer, promotes it relationship with The Weather Channel. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) could pick from scores of ...
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4 Tech Stocks That Could Rocket Higher on a Short Squeeze

One thing that can make a stock rocket higher is good news or earnings, and a large cadre of short-sellers targeting the stock can make it go higher even faster. ...
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5 Tech Stocks With Very Positive Earnings Revisions

Earnings are always the main driver for stock prices. But right after what is presented during earnings season in importance are earnings revisions. When earnings estimates are revised higher, then ...
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2 Huge Trends Very Positive for 4 Top Software Stocks to Buy

One huge buzzword that is perhaps now totally overused is trending. While overworked, it does point out what is new, happening and, most importantly in some cases, working. A new ...
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Analyst Says Buy These 2 Software Stocks Immediately

You have to admire any Wall Street firm or analyst that makes a decisive call to action on a stock, from either a buy or sell standpoint. That is typically ...
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Did the Rackspace Turnaround Just Run Out of Gas?

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) released its first-quarter financial results Monday after the markets closed. The cloud company had $0.20 in earnings per share (EPS) on $480.2 million in revenue, ...
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What to Expect From Rackspace Earnings

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) will report its first-quarter financial results after the markets close Monday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.20 in earnings per share (EPS) on $481.57 ...
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RBC Raises Price Targets on 3 Top Mobile and Cloud Tech Stocks

At this point, it is almost a given that eventually everything from data to video to music files will be stored in the cloud. The companies that specialize in that growing ...
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Can This Contract Carry InterCloud Even Higher?

InterCloud Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ICLD) is back at it again with a huge jump in shares Friday morning. It is no secret that InterCloud shares have been known to be ...
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Cloud Networking Stocks to Buy as Sector Stays Red Hot

The demand is huge for data, streaming video and audio, you name it. The demand is also huge for security in hyper-scale data centers. The bottom line is that the ...
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Microsoft Moves Away From Shadow of Gates, Ballmer

It has been over a year since Steve Ballmer left Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) after his decade-long reign as chief executive. Bill Gates no longer sits in the chairman's chair ...
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6 Credit Suisse Top Pick Technology Stocks to Buy Now

One thing that seems to be in consensus at the Wall Street firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. is that technology is a sector that should be a ...
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Will IBM Just Crowd the Internet of Things Space?

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, and more devices connect more people and information across the globe, many key technology companies have to find a way to ...
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Amazon Launches Home Services Operation

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will help consumers clean, install electronics devices and take out the garbage. It is hard to imagine why Amazon would bother because this service is nearly ...
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