Articles From: Microsoft, Cisco to face China chill in spying row to UPDATE: Netflix, Amazon gains fail to lift techs


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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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon.com's shares edged higher after the tech giant posted an impressive jump in sales on Thursday, but the stock was down sharply Friday as investors and analysts wondered if the company's aggressive, and costly, push to grow revenue even faster would pay off soon.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of JDS Uniphase fell sharply on Thursday after the networking company reported a disappointing outlook, but the tech sector got a boost from rallying shares of Yelp Inc. JDS Uniphase (JDSUD) was down more than 10%, triggering the Nasdaq's short-sale circuit breaker, after the company posted a downbeat report, highlighted by a weaker-than-expected guide.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Yahoo Inc. jumped Tuesday after a UBS analyst told clients that the Web portal's stock was "materially undervalued," citing the company's Alibaba stake and gains in its core business.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Growing by an additional five or ten million monthly users in three months would be impressive for any other social network.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Growing by an additional five or ten million monthly users in three months would be impressive for any other social network.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Twitter has no problem growing its revenue, but the social network is still struggling to add users at a faster rate, the company's Tuesday report showed.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Twitter and Yelp rallied Thursday, giving the technology sector a lift, as the two companies got upbeat reviews from Morgan Stanley.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Intel's big, high-profile push into the mobile arena has been generally unimpressive, and a debate has erupted on whether it should even keep trying.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Intel's big, high-profile push into the mobile arena has been generally unimpressive, and a debate has erupted on whether it should even keep trying.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Apple has unveiled updated guidelines for dealing with government requests for customer information, including a clear demand for search warrants from law enforcers that has won praise from major privacy rights groups.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Apple Inc. shares hit a 52-week high Friday as the company geared up for its big developer conference and speculation built it was near to disclosing a deal for Beats Electronics LLC.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks fell sharply Wednesday, led by slumping shares of Groupon Inc. and AOL Inc., as one investor warned of a "pretty big pause" in the capital markets.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Yahoo's Alibaba moment is finally here.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Amazon.com this week rolled out a new shopping system that lets users go shopping via Twitter.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Shares of Twitter Inc. tumbled Tuesday as hundreds of millions of shares held by insiders became available for sale in the open market.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Cisco Systems is slated to report its fiscal third-quarter results after the market closes on Wednesday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Technology stocks were mostly higher Thursday, but Hewlett-Packard Co.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Shares of Salesforce.com rallied after hours on Tuesday after the company posted results that beat Wall Street's expectations, while shares of Intuit tumbled on a weaker-than-expected outlook.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, despite gains in shares of Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Netflix (NFLX) gained 2% to close at $371.67, while Amazon (AMZN) rose 1.5% to close at $301.19, bucking a downward slide in the sector, which saw the Nasdaq Composite Index (RIXF) shed 0.7% to close at 4,097. The Morgan Stanley High Tech 35 Index(MSH) and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) were each down a fraction.
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