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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon.com

Monday, 24 November 2014 07:40
For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – November 24, 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 Netflix (NFLX-Free Report), Google (GOOGL-Free Report), Facebook (FB-Free Report), Apple (AAPL-Free Report) and Amazon.com (AMZN-Free Report).

Google, Cisco Settle IP Suits With Rockstar

Sunday, 23 November 2014 09:08
The patent-holding Rockstar Consortium jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, and others reached a settlement earlier this month with Google and Cisco over their patent litigation. Rockstar was formed several years ago as a non-product making, patent-holding entity. In 2011, the consortium successfully outbid Google and others for wireless and cellphone patents in Nortel's intellectual property portfolio, then proceeded to launch IP infringement lawsuits against a number of companies. Along with Apple and Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson,…

Facebook, Google bring the Ebola fight closer to home

Saturday, 22 November 2014 10:56
Until recently, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was a faraway problem for most Americans. The handful of cases in the United States brought it a little closer to home, but Facebook is putting the outbreak front-and-center for its users. Literally. Earlier this month, the social media giant introduced a button at the top of its news feed that allows users to donate to Ebola relief efforts in the worst-hit regions.

Are Google, Facebook and Alibaba More Dangerous Than the NSA?

Friday, 21 November 2014 17:41
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Ethan Allen Interiors, Movado Group, Amazon.com, Google and Facebook highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Friday, 21 November 2014 08:34
Chicago, IL – November 21, 2014– Zacks Equity Research highlights Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH-Free Report) as the Bull of the Day and Movado Group Inc. (MOV-Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN-Free Report), Google (GOOGL-Free Report) and Facebook (FB-Free Report). Here is a synopsis of all five stocks:

Google: Would you pay to not see ads on favourite websites?

Friday, 21 November 2014 05:31
Would you trade ads for a monthly payment? Google wants users to rethink the way their favourite websites are funded. The company on Thursday launched a beta program called Contributor by Google. With a handful of participating websites, the program is focused on enabling people to make a monthly contribution to a website in lieu of seeing ads on it. "Today's Internet is mostly funded by advertising," the company wrote on its Contributor site. "But…

Google and Apple fine-tune app presence in China

Thursday, 20 November 2014 20:25
"Google Play is the largest digital store for Android users to discover and purchase their favorite mobile app and games, and the ecosystem is continuing to grow globally. Over the past year, we've expanded the list of countries where app developers can sign up to be merchants on Google Play, totaling 60 countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and Venezuela most recently," wrote Ellie Powers, product manager for Google Play, in a blog post.

A New Service Will Help You Wrest Your Online Identity From Google

Thursday, 20 November 2014 14:19
Indie Hosters founders Michiel de Jong and Pierre Ozoux. Indie Hosters Google and Facebook don’t just run your email and your social network. So often, they’re a core part of your online identity. They help you log in to countless other services across the net. This is a handy thing. You don’t have to remember as many usernames and passwords, but it’s also dangerous.

Facebook Bus Drivers Join Teamsters in Bid to Improve Pay

Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:13
© Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Software engineers, designers and IT employees of technology companies board shuttle buses to Silicon Valley April 14, 2014 in the Mission District of San Francisco, California.

Klipfolio Introduces KlipStart for Google Analytics

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 16:03
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2014) - Klipfolio, a cloud dashboard provider, today introduced KlipStart for Google Analytics, the first in a series of free add-ons for Klipfolio Dashboard. Automatically generated with just a few clicks, KlipStarts are quick-start dashboards for the most commonly used cloud services. KlipStarts are fully-interactive, customizable and extendable by using Klipfolio's built-in Klip editing capabilities. Klipfolio is releasing additional KlipStarts over the coming year to answer the most common questions…
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