Articles From: Facebook's mobile offensive lifts stock to UPDATE: Yelp, LinkedIn weigh on techs


2014/4/30
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook on Wednesday rolled out new features aimed squarely at strengthening its already solid position in the mobile market, an offensive that promptly sent its stock rallying.
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2014/5/23
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Hewlett-Packard rallied Friday, a day after the technology powerhouse surprised Wall Street with a plan to cut up to 16,000 more jobs.
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2014/4/29
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Brand ads on social networks don't really work that well, except those on Instagram, a report said Tuesday.
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2014/5/8
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon.com is expanding its Sunday delivery service to 15 more cities, the company announced Thursday.
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2014/5/23
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- A Facebook executive just un-liked U.S. media, big time.
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2014/5/8
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- It turns out Snapchat's famous disappearing messages don't actually disappear.
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2014/5/22
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook will now start bugging you about whether you really want to share that photo or that comment with all those people in your network.
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2014/5/8
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- It turns out Snapchat's famous disappearing messages don't actually disappear.
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2014/5/8
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon.com is expanding its Sunday delivery service to 15 more cities, the company announced Thursday.
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2014/5/9
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Nvidia retreated Friday after the chip company posted a weaker-than-expected forecast, but the tech sector got a boost from gains in shares of Twitter Inc and Yelp Inc. Nvidia (NVDA) shed 3% after the company reported a downbeat outlook, although some analysts cited the company's gains in the graphics chip market.
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2014/4/30
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- When Facebook last held an F8 conference three years ago, the social media giant rolled out major new features and products, including Timeline and new apps for finding and sharing music and movies.
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2014/4/30
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The last time Facebook held an F8 conference three years ago, the social media giant rolled out major new features and products, including Timeline and new apps for finding and sharing music and movies.
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2014/4/30
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Twitter, to be sure, is still flying.
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2014/5/13
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive of Facebook Inc., turns 30 on Wednesday, capping a bumpy, colorful journey as a college-dropout-turned-entrepreneur who created an iconic global technology powerhouse.
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2014/5/16
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--You can thank Edward Snowden for big changes in the way companies like Facebook and Apple deal with government requests for user information, a privacy group said this week.
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2014/5/23
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Shares of Hewlett-Packard rallied Friday, a day after the technology powerhouse surprised Wall Street with a plan to cut as many as 16,000 more jobs.
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2014/5/6
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- To U.S. investors, Alibaba is known mainly as the Chinese company on whose shoulders U.S. Internet powerhouse Yahoo Inc.'s financial fortunes have been resting.
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2014/5/5
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- To U.S. investors, Alibaba is known mainly as the Chinese company on whose shoulders U.S. Internet powerhouse Yahoo Inc.'s financial fortunes have been resting.
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2014/5/22
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Facebook will now start bugging you about whether you really want to share that photo or that comment with all those people in your network.
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2014/5/21
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--China's ban on Windows 8 from all government computers reportedly left Microsoft's China office "very surprised." But then again, the stunning move wasn't that surprising in many ways.
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2014/5/14
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- In technology, it's not unusual for young, ambitious tech entrepreneurs to make their mark before their 30th birthday.
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2014/5/14
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- In technology, it's not unusual for young, ambitious tech entrepreneurs to make their mark before their 30th birthday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft says it has fixed the much-publicized flaw in its Internet Explorer browser, a problem so serious it prompted a warning from the Dept.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Twitter Inc. is scheduled to report first-quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday, it's second quarterly report since going public late last year.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Twitter, whose inability to add users at a faster wrote has dampened enthusiasm on Wall Street, does not have to be as big as Facebook to make even more money in the future, an analyst said Monday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--EBay Inc. has settled a U.S. Justice Department complaint in which the tech giant was accused of engaging in anticompetitive "no poach" hiring agreements with another company, a practice described by the agency as "blatant and egregious." The deal, announced Thursday, bans eBay (EBAY) from "entering into or maintaining anticompetitive agreements relating to employee hiring and retention for five years," U.S. Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer said in a statement.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- LinkedIn shares took a hit on Wall Street on Friday as analysts cautioned that the professional social network may not see the same kind of gang-busters momentum that just recently turned it into a Wall Street favorite.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Yelp Inc. and LinkedIn Corp fell sharply Friday weighing down the technology sector.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon's reported plan to come out with its own smartphone would be costly move that's "fraught with risk," an analyst warned Friday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Yelp Inc. and LinkedIn Corp fell sharply Friday weighing down the technology sector.
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