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2014/10/2
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Both Wall Street and billionaire investor Carl Icahn have said the PayPal online payments business would be better off on its own, without being part of giant eBay Inc. But Wall Street is like a spoiled child on Christmas morning.
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2014/10/10
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Mark Hurd, the chief executive of Oracle Corp., walked into a bland, windowless conference room at Moscone Center in San Francisco and stood at the head of a long table.
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2014/10/20
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- IBM Corp.
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2014/10/14
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Intel Corp proved again that the personal computer is not dead, with its better-than-expected third quarter results, with a bonus of some likely market share gains coming at the expense of its rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. In the company's conference call with analysts, Chief Financial Officer Stacy Smith said that while the third-quarter demand for personal computers was pretty much on target with expectations, Intel appeared to have gained market share in sales of PC chips for the second quarter in a row.
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2014/12/4
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Give these Silicon Valley billionaires their own reality shows Tech nerds and non-tech nerds alike all seem to love Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak.
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2014/10/23
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The pressure on IBM Corp.
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2014/10/23
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The pressure on IBM Corp.
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2014/11/4
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Some of the biggest giants in technology -- an industry known as a male bastion -- are undergoing major restructuring efforts with women in charge.
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2014/10/29
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook Inc. investors are getting jittery about what could be seen as some deceleration in its previous unstoppable user growth, in addition to its hefty spending.
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2014/10/28
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook Inc. investors are getting jittery about what could be seen as some deceleration in its previous unstoppable user growth, in addition to its hefty spending.
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2014/11/7
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch The graybeards of Silicon Valley and Wall Street still remember Webvan, Pets.com, and Kozmo.com -- some of the poster children of the late 1990s dot-com boom and subsequent bust --
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2014/11/13
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Musicians and music streaming hit a discordant note Taylor Swift kind of bugs me, the way she struts around in her tween outfits, dangling a seemingly empty purse, always ready to pose for the camera, an implicit tout of whatever designer garb and accessories she is sporting.
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2014/11/11
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Juniper Networks Inc.'s chief executive, Shaygan Kheradpir, is gone after less than a year on the job, with conduct related to his dealings with a customer and his overall leadership being cited, but the scarcity of details left investors aswirl in a cloud of mystery.
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2014/12/11
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Car service tries to justify $40 billion pre-IPO valuation Uber Technologies Inc. has a valuation in nosebleed territory, and this could pressure the company once it eventually goes public.
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2014/11/20
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Popular service hits a pothole on road to IPO SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- This weekend in the Mission District -- ground zero for San Francisco hipsters --
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2014/11/19
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch A group of former Zynga Inc. developers are hoping to lure hard-core gamers away from their computers and onto smartphones and tablets.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- When the pandemonium that is Alibaba --
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- After adjusting to the sudden shock of Oracle Corp.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Jeff Bezos, it turns out, has a passion for space travel.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) fired its latest chief executive, Shaygan Kheradpir, after less than a year on the job, citing his conduct related to dealing with a customer and his overall leadership, but the lack of details left investors unsettled in a cloud of mystery.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Have you ever dropped your iPhone, only to see the glass shatter or crack on concrete or other hard surfaces?
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc.'s strong fiscal-fourth-quarter results were marred only by another consecutive quarterly decline in iPad sales amid concerns that the tablet market may be reaching its saturation point.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- It may seem a bit like a movie, but not one that Netflix Inc. investors wanted to star in.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The surprising but good news that Advanced Micro Devices Inc. named its Chief Operating Officer Lisa Su to replace Rory Read as chief executive was overshadowed Wednesday by investor jitters that the move boded bad news for the coming quarter.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- With Apple Inc.'s newest iPad, the company appears to have taken some advice from the Duchess of Windsor, also known as Wallis Simpson, who is widely quoted as having said "you can never be too rich or too thin." The new iPad Air 2, launched Thursday by Apple (AAPL), has several new features, including higher resolution, a faster processor, more memory and TouchID secure touch technology.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp.'s $2.5 billion deal to buy the Swedish developer of the popular Minecraft video game has received a mixed reaction from investors, who may be worrying about a potential culture clash between the two companies and a backlash from core gamers.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- It is a rare day when good news about the iPhone does not lead to a surge in Apple Inc.'s stock, but that's what happened on Friday, when the iPhone 6 went on sale around the world as Wall Street was focused on the Alibaba IPO.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- After adjusting to the sudden shock of Oracle Corp.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch Not long ago, RadioShack Corp.
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By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Oracle Corp.'s bear hug of cloud computing could be a big test for the sales mettle of newly appointed chief executives Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, and the company's growing sales team.
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