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  1. Google Downplays Importance of the Web Browser Search Box, Which Is CrazyRead the original story

    18 min ago | Bloomberg

    An executive says people will take the extra effort to find "wonderful products that are magical," but the numbers aren't in his favor Let's say you want to find out what time the Super Bowl starts. Do you go to or, and then type "super bowl time" into the search box on the page? Probably not.


  2. Why Google Isn't Worried About Losing FirefoxRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Google's fourth-quarter earnings call today, a couple of analysts asked about the recent deal between Mozilla and Yahoo, which ousted Google from the default search box in the Firefox browser and replaced it with Yahoo Search instead. On the earnings call, CFO Patrick Pichette didn't comment on the specifics of the deal, but then followed up by saying: Our users, they love Google, they'll continue to find Google.


  3. Analysts Are Baffled That Google 'Can't Beat An Earnings Report'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Benzinga

    Sean Udall, CIO of Quantum Trading Strategies and author of The TechStrat Report, was particularly stunned by the company's Q4 results. "I'm sitting here shocked that Google literally can't beat an earnings report," Udall told Benzinga.


  4. Domino Effect: Alibaba Group HoldingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited tumbled 8.78% on Thursday, after the company reported revenue on its financial results that missed analysts' expectations. For the quarter ended December 31, 2014, BABA posted revenue of $4.22 billion, a 40% increase compared to the same period the prior year, but below the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate revenue of $4.45 billion.


  5. Alibaba Stock Dives As Mobile Sales Gains DisappointRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    Alibaba early Thursday reported revenue of $4.2 billion, boosted by strong mobile growth, but that missed the analyst consensus estimate of $4.45 billion. Earnings per share minus items of 81 cents topped analyst estimates of 75 cents for the quarter ended Dec. 31. Alibaba stock was down 9.1% to 89.48 in afternoon trading on the stock market today , hitting its lowest levels since mid-October.


  6. Katie Couric chosen as UW-Madison's spring commencement speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Television journalist Katie Couric will be the featured speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's spring commencement at Camp Randall Stadium on May 16, the university announced Thursday. Holding spring commencement exercises at Camp Randall continues a tradition started last year of holding a single ceremony for undergraduates and most master's degree candidates at the home of the Badgers football team.


  7. Thursday Sector Laggards: Energy, Technology & CommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    I am the Editorial Director for BNK Invest, where I oversee the production of all editorial content. I have been involved in web related ventures and small online businesses for over ten years.


  8. Yahoo--Another Disappearing Giant With Nowhere To HideRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    I'm an expert in business growth and overcoming organizational obstacles to success and a public speaker at conferences and management meetings on how to grow your organization. I'm a workshop leader for companies wanting to find their next growth engine, an author of "Create Marketplace Disruption: How to Stay Ahead of the Competition" , a contributing editor for "International Journal of Innovation Science" and a leadership columnist for CIOMagazine and ComputerWorld.


  9. Dad's Plea to School: Ban Unvaccinated Kids to Save My Son's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KFI

    California dad Carl Krawitt has asked his 6-year-old son's school to take an unusual step in the fight against measles: Require all students to be fully vaccinated, despite the fact that 7 percent of them are exempt because of their parents' personal beliefs. Krawitt made the request of the school, Reed Elementary in Tiburon, because his son Rhett just won a long battle with leukemia, leaving him immune compromised and unable to get vaccinated as he recovers.


  10. Yahoo Updates iOS App with More Digital Mag ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Phone Scoop

    Yahoo today announced a refresh to its iOS application that adds more imagery and content from across its properties. Yahoo says the app is more visually engaging and makes it easier to access articles, polls, and blogs from its digital magazines, such as Yahoo Autos, Yahoo Sports, and others.


  11. Yahoo's Shift To Mobile Continues - Will It Pay Off? Fundamental And Algorithmic AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Yahoo released its most recent earnings report, where it pleased investors by announcing it would spin off its holdings in Alibaba. Yahoo could announce a new self-service ad platform that will help it eat into its main rivals' mobile market share.


  12. Stocks Mixed Near Midday; JetBlue Reverses HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 were each off 0.1%. Volume was running higher across the board in the stock market today .


  13. Alibaba Spinoff: Scrutiny for MayerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    The breakup announced Tuesday will transfer ownership of 384 million shares of Alibaba stock, currently worth $39 billion, into a new entity called SpinCo. Those holdings, part of an astute investment made nearly a decade ago, represent the main reason that Yahoo's stock has more than tripled since Mayer became CEO two-and-half years ago.


  14. S&P 500 Movers: QCOM, HARRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MarketNewsVideo

    In early trading on Thursday, shares of Harman International Industries topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 15.7%. Year to date, Harman International Industries registers a 9.5% gain.


  15. Shasta Ventures promotes Flynn to MDRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PE Hub

    January 28, 2015 - Shasta Ventures, an early-stage venture firm, today announced the promotion of Sean Flynn to Managing Director, recognizing his ongoing contributions and long-term commitment to the firm. He joins Rob Coneybeer, Tod Francis, Ravi Mohan, and Jason Pressman on Shasta's team of managing directors.


  16. Nasdaq 100 Movers: QCOM, CTXSRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MarketNewsVideo

    In early trading on Thursday, shares of Citrix Systems topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 3.7%. Year to date, Citrix Systems has lost about 3.8% of its value.


  17. Endlessly Slapped by ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    "I'm sorry sir," the polite customer-service agent said. "There's nothing I can do.


  18. Alibaba earnings fall short of revenue expectations, shares wobbleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Earnings at Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. fell short of Wall Street predictions on Thursday on reports of lower than expected revenue and a battle over counterfeit goods. Shares of Jack Ma's company fell 9 percent on Thursday as the company's revenue of $4.22 billion missed analysts' average forecast of $4.45 billion.


  19. Yahoo! (YHOO) Stock Tumbling Today Following Alibaba's Disappointing EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    In the December quarter, revenue rose 40% to $4.22 billion from a year ago, but missed analysts' estimates of $4.45 billion. Alibaba posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings of 81 cents per share, compared to the 75 cents analysts were expecting.


  20. Marshawn Lynch's Tussle With Media, NFL a Brilliant MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 95.7 The Beat

    One of the best decisions Marshawn Lynch ever made was deciding he didn't want to talk to the media. The Seattle Seahawks running back used to talk to the media.