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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Microsoft slips in wake of annual shareholders' meeting SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)-- Big gains from Carbonite Inc. highlighted activity in the tech sector Wednesday after the storage-backup company received an unsolicited takeover bid from J2 Global Inc. Carbonite (CARB), which offers cloud-based computer backup and recovery services for consumers and businesses, saw its shares climb almost 23% to close at $14.44. The company said it received an unsolicited acquisition offer from J2 Global (JCOM) that values Carbonite at $15 a share.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch New views from Bank of America help Yahoo, but put Google in the red SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks ended the first week of December with broad gains Friday, as Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc. got attention following new ratings changes at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Online professional-services networking company LinkedIn Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks were mixed Monday, with Twitter Inc. slipping ahead of its quarterly results and GoPro Inc. losing more ground in the wake of a negative new analyst view of the digital-camera company.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Halloween came a bit early for IBM Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Halloween came a bit early for IBM Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Investors prepared for a busy day of earnings reports from the tech sector Thursday, with Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc. and Pandora Media Inc. all scheduled to deliver quarterly results after the close of trading.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks had a rough go of it Thursday, with losses by Qualcomm Inc. and AOL Inc. weighing on the sector.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks showed signs of shaking off their early doldrums Wednesday, with many sector leaders managing to eke out mild gains in the wake of the midterm elections in the U.S. Among tech sector leaders, mild gains came from Oracle Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- When Don Mattrick took over as Chief Executive at social-gaming company Zynga Inc. 16 months ago, it's fair to say he was joining a business that was at a crossroads.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- When Don Mattrick took over as Chief Executive at social-gaming company Zynga Inc. 16 months ago, it's fair to say he was joining a business that was at a crossroads.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks remained mostly in the red Tuesday as declines from several Internet sector leaders, including Priceline.com Inc., grabbed investors' attention.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Priceline.com Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks rose Monday, as advances from the likes of Apple Inc. helped the sector add to last week's gains.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Led by big gains from LinkedIn Corp., GoPro Inc. and Groupon Inc., tech stocks surged Friday as the broader U.S. stock market closed at a record.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Priceline.com Inc. is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- One quarter does not a year make , but in the case of GoPro Inc. it may be enough to allay concerns that the digital-sports camera maker's products are just a fad.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Led by big gains from LinkedIn Corp., GoPro Inc. and Groupon Inc., tech stocks surged Friday as the broader U.S. stock market set fresh intraday records.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Evercore ISI analyst says issues such as loyalty programs may drag on PayPal NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The matter of customer loyalty in the growing market for mobile payments was one of the main issues behind Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena's decision Friday to cut his rating on eBay Inc. to sell.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Online professional-services networking company LinkedIn Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks were mixed in Thursday's trading session ahead of earnings reports from LinkedIn Corp.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc.'s popular YouTube video site may be on the verge of adopting a paid subscription offering that would be a step away from its long-running ad-based service.
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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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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Zynga Inc., which has been dealing with declining sales and concerns about its ability to develop new hit mobile games, got a bit of a breather Friday following what was considered an upbeat quarterly earnings report.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Zynga Inc. was a standout gainer among tech stocks Friday, but most of the sector had a hard time remaining in positive territory as trading progressed.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Apple hits new highs; Pandora bounces back as CEO buys up stock SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Apple Inc. and Pandora Media Inc. were among the tech stocks that rose Friday as the tech sector closed out the week on an broadly upbeat note.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Apple hits new highs; Pandora bounces back as CEO buys up stock SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. and Pandora Media Inc. were among the tech stocks rising Friday as the tech sector attempted to close the week out on an upbeat note.
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By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Networking leader rises on mildly upbeat earnings results SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Gains from Cisco Systems Inc. stood out among tech stocks Thursday on what turned out to be a mixed day for the sector.
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