Articles From: Redbox price hike shows DVDs aren't dead to Microsoft CEO Nadella wins approval at annual meeting


2014/11/24
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Kiosk operator believes demand is strong enough for $1.50-a-night rentals SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- With the rise of video-streaming services like Netflix Inc., and the closing of the last retail store by one-time DVD-rental giant Blockbuster just over a year ago, it seemed like DVDs were on the brink of obsolescence.
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2014/11/24
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Kiosk operator believes demand is strong enough for $1.50-a-night rentals SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- With the rise of video-streaming services like Netflix Inc., and the closing of the last retail store by one-time DVD-rental giant Blockbuster just over a year ago, it appeared like DVDs were on the brink of obsolescence.
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2014/11/17
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Tech bellwether climbs above $115 a share; Facebook also on the rise SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks looked to start the week on an upbeat note Monday, with gains coming from sector leaders such as Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. Apple (AAPL) showed no signs of slowing down from its ongoing gains, as the tech bellwether's shares rose 90 cents to an all-time high of $115.09. Since Apple enacted a 7-for-1 stock split on June 9, the company's shares have risen more than 24%. Facebook Inc. (FB) edged up by 39 cents a share to $75.22. A report in the Financial Times said Facebook (paywall) is planning to launch a new version of the social-networking site that will be aimed at professionals and compete with offerings from LinkedIn Corp.
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2014/12/12
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Sue Monk Kidd's latest is online retailer's top title for 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- With Christmas less than two weeks away, and shoppers racing to fulfill their gift lists, Amazon.com Inc. on Friday released its annual list of best-selling books of the year, with the 20 top sellers including a mix of fiction, nonfiction and titles for children and teenagers.
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2014/12/4
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Analysts say online takeout-dining company has scale, experience on its side SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Amazon.com Inc. is pressing into new home delivery territory with a takeout-food delivery service, but analysts said it's too early to say the e-commerce giant's efforts will put a major dent in the business of companies such as GrubHub Inc. The new service, which Amazon (AMZN) calls Takeout & Delivery, is currently only offered in the company's hometown of Seattle, and can be found via the Amazon Local site or mobile app for Seattle.
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2014/10/27
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Twitter Inc. is set to deliver its third-quarter earnings and revenue results after the close of trading Monday.
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2014/10/27
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Facebook Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday.
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2014/10/24
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Facebook Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday.
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2014/10/24
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Twitter Inc. is set to deliver its third-quarter earnings and revenue results after the close of trading Monday.
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2014/10/23
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Facebook Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday.
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2014/10/23
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Twitter Inc. is set to deliver its third-quarter earnings and revenue results after the close of trading Monday.
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2014/11/3
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks started November's trading with broad gains Monday, led by advances from the likes of Apple Inc. and GoPro Inc. Apple (AAPL) continued its recent strong performance, rising 1.3% to an all-time high close of $109.40 a share.
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2014/10/30
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. remained the top seller of tablet computers during the third quarter, as research firm IDC said Thursday that world-wide shipments grew from a year ago due in large part to back-to-school season promotions and increased demand in the U.S. The IDC report said third-quarter shipments rose 11.5% to 53.8 million units world-wide.
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2014/10/28
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday.
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2014/10/28
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks flexed their muscles Tuesday, as investors enjoyed broad gains across the tech sector ahead of Facebook Inc. earnings, set for close of trading today.
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2014/11/14
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Deal for ad-serving platform raises questions about CEO's strategy SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Since she became Chief Executive at Yahoo Inc. a little more than two years ago, Marissa Mayer has not been shy about making big moves at the Internet media company.
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2014/11/12
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Deal for ad-serving platform raises questions about CEO's strategy SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Since she became Chief Executive at Yahoo Inc. a little more than two years ago, Marissa Mayer has not been shy about making big moves at the Internet media company.
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2014/11/11
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Alibaba falls on Singles Day; Juniper slips after CEO change SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks saw mixed trading Tuesday during a relatively slow Veterans Day market session in the U.S. While U.S. stock markets were open Tuesday, city, state, and federal offices were closed, as well as schools, libraries and banks, and there was no mail delivery.
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2014/11/11
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Alibaba falls on Singles Day; Zynga gains on upgrade SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks saw mixed trading Tuesday during a relatively slow Veterans Day market session in the U.S. While U.S. stock markets were open Tuesday, city, state, and federal offices were closed, as well as schools, libraries and banks, and there was no mail delivery.
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2014/12/9
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Sales are rising as prices come down, technology improves SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--As prices come down and technology improves, 3D printers aimed at consumers have become the fastest-growing segment of one of the hottest areas of technology this year, according to a new report from technology research company Canalys.
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2014/12/1
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Device makers look to boost sales with many one-day offers SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Makers of TV set-top devices are taking part in this year's Cyber Monday with a range of special deals aimed at boosting holiday sales.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Hot digital camera maker doesn't waver with secondary offering on tap SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- One of the biggest selling points about GoPro Inc.'s cameras is their ability to seemingly go anywhere and record just about anything.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Investors continued to show enthusiasm for GoPro Inc. Monday, driving up shares in the digital-camera maker more than 9% on a bet the company has more room to grow.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Networking leader rises on mildly upbeat earnings results SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Cisco Systems Inc. is leading tech stocks higher Thursday, in what is turning into an upbeat trading session for the tech sector and U.S. stocks, as a whole.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Software giant gets lift as Nomura analyst raises price target SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech bellwethers Microsoft Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Digital-camera maker rises after plans for secondary stock offering SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks put in a strong performance Tuesday, with GoPro Inc. among the advancers even after the digital-camera maker and several big shareholders filed to sell more than 10 million shares of the company's stock.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Piper Jaffray raises price target as iPhone 6 supplies improve NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks put in a strong performance Thursday, with Apple Inc. among the sector leaders gaining ground after Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster raised his price target on the iPhone maker.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Bank of America gets upbeat on Yahoo, has some concerns about Google SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analyst Justin Post on Friday lifted his rating on Yahoo Inc., lowered his view of Google Inc. and said Facebook Inc. stands to be a big gainer in online advertising next year, in an assessment of the 2015 prospects for the Internet sector.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Bank of America gets upbeat on Yahoo, has some concerns about Google SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analyst Justin Post on Friday lifted his rating on Yahoo Inc., lowered his view of Google Inc. and said Facebook Inc. stands to be a big gainer in online advertising next year, in an assessment of the 2015 prospects for the Internet sector.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Software leader's chief talks diversity and gets OK on pay package SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Microsoft Corp.
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