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Tech Stocks: Facebook, Google, Apple fall as techs dive

Thursday, 10 April 2014 13:03
By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Enlarge Image SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Technology stocks took a dive Thursday, as shares of Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Google fell sharply in a broad market selloff. /quotes/zigman/9962609/delayed/quotes/nls/fbFB59.89, -2.52, -4.04% Facebook Inc. Facebook /quotes/zigman/9962609/delayed/quotes/nls/fbFB-4.04% tumbled 5%, while Google /quotes/zigman/30194416/delayed/quotes/nls/googGOOG-3.26% dropped more than 3% and Apple /quotes/zigman/68270/delayed/quotes/nls/aaplAAPL-0.68% sank 1% as the tech sector slipped into negative territory.

Google, Apple, Facebook get Greenpeace Cloud tick, and AWS branded among the dirtiest

Thursday, 10 April 2014 08:17
Greenpeace has marked Google, Apple, and Facebook as the cleanest datacentre operators for transparency, policy, efficiency, and advocacy in its most recent Clicking Clean report, published this month. Google received a B rating for transparency, B for policy, B for efficiency, and A for advocacy. Apple earned A, A, B, and A, while Facebook managed A, A, A, and B for the same categories. The three companies, alongside Box, Rackspace, and Salesforce, have committed to…

Dropbox Sets Google and Facebook in Its Sights With a Slew of New Apps

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 17:01
Images: Courtesy of Dropbox Dropbox is going head-to-head with some of the largest companies on the net. This morning, the San Francisco startup unveiled several additions to its flagship file-sharing service as well as some entirely new services, directly challenging outfits like Google and Facebook and underlining its ambition to become Silicon Valley’s next big company. For the average internet user, the biggest news is the arrival of a new photo-storing and sharing app, dubbed…

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Google, Apple, Facebook, Interxion Holding and Akamai Technologies

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 08:02
For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – April 08, 2014 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Google (GOOG-Free Report), Apple (AAPL-Free Report), Facebook (FB-Free Report), Interxion Holding NV (INXN-Free Report) and Akamai Technologies, Inc.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft and Intel

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 06:48
For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – April 08, 2014 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Google (GOOG-Free Report), Facebook (FB-Free Report), Yahoo (YHOO-Free Report), Microsoft (MSFT-Free Report) and Intel (INTC-Free Report).

Internet companies' growing ambitions spook Americans

Monday, 07 April 2014 22:31
SAN FRANCISCO - The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed. Google and Facebook generally topped lists of Americans' concerns about the ability to track physical locations and monitor spending habits and personal communications, according to a poll conducted by Reuters/Ipsos from March 11 to March 26.…

Poll: Tech Firms Know Too Much Personal Data

Monday, 07 April 2014 10:02
The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed. Google and Facebook generally topped lists of Americans' concerns about the ability to track physical locations and monitor spending habits and personal communications, according to a poll conducted by Reuters/Ipsos from March 11 to March 26. The survey highlights…

People spooked by web giant's intrusion

Monday, 07 April 2014 06:32
People spooked by web giant's intrusion Monday, April 07 12:10:23 The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed. Google and Facebook generally topped lists of Americans' concerns about the ability to track physical locations and monitor spending habits and personal communications, according to a poll conducted by…

Facebook and Google's Race To Zero

Sunday, 06 April 2014 09:02
theodp (442580) writes "As Facebook and Google battle to bring the Internet to remote locations, Alicia Levine takes an interesting look at the dual strategy of Zero Rating and Consolidated Use employed by Google's FreeZone and Facebook's 0.facebook.com, websites which offer free access to certain Google and Facebook services via partnerships with mobile operators around the world. By reducing the cost to the user to zero, Levine explains, the tech giants not only get the…

Internet companies' growing ambitions spook 51 pct of Americans - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Friday, 04 April 2014 21:49
By Alexei Oreskovic