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Stocks slammed; gold, oil move; overseas woes for Google, Facebook

February 11, 2016 1:18 PM0 comments
Stocks slammed; gold, oil move; overseas woes for Google, Facebook

Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) getting pummeled on concerns about European financial firms and falling oil (OIL) prices.  To discuss that and some of the other big stories of the day are Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christophorous, Yahoo Finance Columnist Rick Newman and Kevin Mahn, CIO, Hennion & Walsh Asset Management. Overseas woes for Google, Facebook […]

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Facebook NASDAQ: FB -0.68% said the system outage Monday morning that prevented some people from posting status updates was the result of “network maintenance.”

October 21, 2013 10:24 PM0 comments
Facebook NASDAQ: FB -0.68% said the system outage Monday morning that prevented some people from posting status updates was the result of “network maintenance.”

It wasn’t clear at the time of the outage how widespread the issue was, how long it had gone on, and whether it affected both the website and apps. Several people were hit with this error message when trying to update their statuses: “There was a problem updating your status. […]

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How Much Is Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) Worth Without Alibaba? Not Much

October 16, 2013 8:49 PM0 comments
How Much Is Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) Worth Without Alibaba? Not Much

Much has been made of Yahoo’s increasing sprawl, as it swallows start-up after start-up. Sure enough, in a Tuesday call with investors, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Yahoo had made eight new acquisitions in the last quarter alone. But what Yahoo’s latest financial numbers really highlighted was how much the […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Thriving as Ad Money Goes Mobile

September 23, 2013 7:44 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Thriving as Ad Money Goes Mobile

Shares of Facebook (FB) are under pressure today after climbing over 3% on Friday when Cowen & Co. upgraded the stock from “market perform” to “outperform”and raised its price target from $29 to $53 per share. Analysts cited optimism that FB’s revenue momentum would prove sustainable. FB closed at an […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Twitter, Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Drop ‘Social,’ Become Commercial Networks

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Twitter, Nielsen (NYSE:NLSN) Drop ‘Social,’ Become Commercial Networks

As social sites grow, they’re starting to look like, and partner with, old-school media. The future is television. So we’re told by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter, as the social media giants battle it out over TV advertising dollars. In May, Twitter announced a service called Amplify, which allows television broadcasters […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) Why Twitter IPO Will Be a #Buy

September 18, 2013 9:34 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) Why Twitter IPO Will Be a #Buy

In 140 characters or less, Twitter announced to the world that they will be pursuing an IPO, exciting Twitter fans and a few investors along the way. The king of the hashtag took advantage of a clause in the newly passed JOBS Act that allows for more control over IPO […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Google, Facebook See No Significant Impact On Business From NSA Revelations

September 15, 2013 12:49 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Google, Facebook See No Significant Impact On Business From NSA Revelations

SAN FRANCISCO – Edward Snowden’s unprecedented exposure of U.S. technology companies’ close collaboration with national intelligence agencies, widely expected to damage the industry’s financial performance abroad, may actually end up helping. Despite emphatic predictions of waning business prospects, some of the big Internet companies that the former National Security Agency […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Twitter titillates users, investors with IPO tweet

September 13, 2013 5:10 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Twitter titillates users, investors with IPO tweet

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter, the short messaging service named after chirping birds, is finally ready to migrate to Wall Street. Fittingly enough, the company resorted to a tweet to titillate its more than 200 million users and a flock of potential investors with its long-awaited plans to pursue an initial […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Internet Companies Like Facebook And Google Fight The NSA Harder Than Ever

September 10, 2013 6:08 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Internet Companies Like Facebook And Google Fight The NSA Harder Than Ever

SAN FRANCISCO – Some of the world’s biggest Internet companies on Monday increased efforts to disclose more about their forced cooperation with U.S. spy agencies, and Google Inc asked a court to hold what would be unprecedented public oral arguments. Google Inc, Facebook Inc and others met with a panel […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook Proposes Updates to Key Policy Documents Governing User Data

August 30, 2013 9:35 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Facebook Proposes Updates to Key Policy Documents Governing User Data

Yesterday, Facebook proposed changes to its Data Use Policy and its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. The changes were brought up as a part of a settlement in an advertising court case, and most of the changes involve Facebook’s handling of public user data. Facebook almost completely rewrote its advertising […]

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