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October 31, 2014
09:11 EDTSSNLFSprint expanding leasing program to include Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 Sport
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06:28 EDTGOOGMPAA, NATO announce updated theatrical anti-theft policy, ban wearable devices
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06:02 EDTGOOGGoogle's robotics head Andy Rubin leaving company, WSJ reports
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October 30, 2014
12:53 EDTGOOGFirm says Apple's tablet market share fell in Q3
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06:53 EDTGOOGLenovo completes acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google
Lenovo (LNVGY) and Google (GOOG) announced that Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google is complete. Lenovo will operate Motorola as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Motorola’s headquarters will remain in Chicago. Google will maintain ownership of a majority of the Motorola Mobility patent portfolio, while Motorola will receive a license to this rich portfolio of patents and other intellectual property. Motorola will retain over 2,000 patent assets and a large number of patent cross-license agreements, as well as the Motorola Mobility brand and trademark portfolio. The total purchase price at close was approximately $2.91B, including approximately $660M in cash and 519,107,215 newly issued ordinary shares of Lenovo stock, with an aggregate value of $750M, representing about 4.7% of Lenovo’s shares outstanding, which were transferred to Google at close. The remaining $1.5B will be paid to Google by Lenovo in the form of a three-year promissory note. A separate cash compensation of approximately $228M was paid by Lenovo to Google primarily for the cash and working capital held by Motorola at the time of close. The transaction has satisfied all regulatory requirements and customary closing conditions, including clearance by competition authorities in the U.S., China, EU, Brazil and Mexico, and by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
05:23 EDTSSNLFSamsung sees demand for smartphone, tablet to increase during Q4
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05:14 EDTSSNLFSamsung reports Q3 net profit KRW 4.22T vs. KRW 8.24T last year
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October 29, 2014
14:54 EDTGOOGEarnings Preview: Akamai reports following recent downgrade at Wells Fargo
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09:39 EDTGOOGRuckus to provide routers for Google small business Wi-Fi program, GigaOM says
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06:26 EDTGOOGMicrosoft cooperates with Intel to offer subsidies for desktops,, DigiTimes says
Microsoft (MSFT) will cooperate with Intel (INTC) to offer subsidies to promote Windows 8.1 with Bing for entry-level desktops and 18.5-inch non-touch-screen all-in-one PCs, reports DigiTimes. According to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, Microsoft is hoping the new solutions will held defend its market share with Google (GOOG) aggressively promoting its Chromebox among vendors. Reference Link
October 28, 2014
16:43 EDTGOOGRogers Communications appoints Deepak Khandelwal to Chief Customer Officer
Rogers (RCI) announced the appointment of Deepak Khandelwal to the position of Chief Customer Officer, effective November 10. Khandelwal joins Rogers from Google (GOOG) where he is currently VP, Global Customer Experience.
14:34 EDTGOOGcomScore reported strong Q3 results, says Cantor
After comScore (SCOR) reported higher than expected Q3 revenue and EBITDA, Cantor thinks the company has a number of positive catalysts, including high renewal rates, new product sales, and vCE's ongoing integration into Google (GOOg) and Yahoo (YHOO). The firm expects comScore to grow at a mid-teen percentage clip in 2015 and beyond, and it keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
13:36 EDTGOOGGoogle designing particles to search for diseases, WSJ reports
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12:18 EDTGOOGTwitter slumps, downgraded after user growth slows
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09:29 EDTGOOGGoogle levy weighed by new EU digital commissioner, Reuters says
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09:04 EDTGOOGGoogle, PwC announce joint business relationship
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06:44 EDTGOOGApple warns of 'event' that would cause people to think about privacy, BI says
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06:37 EDTGOOGYouTube may charge for new services, Re/code reports
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06:36 EDTSSNLFSamsung to roll out cheaper line of smartphones in China, WSJ reports
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06:27 EDTSSNLFReport: Samsung to exit LED lighting in overseas markets, DigiTimes says
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06:25 EDTGOOG, SSNLFLenovo, Dell, Asustek eye Chromebook market, DigiTimes reports
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October 27, 2014
13:03 EDTGOOGCVS says 'cannot accept' Apple Pay at this time, CNBC says
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10:00 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:14 EDTGOOGGoogle initiated with a Buy at Monness Crespi
Target $605.
07:38 EDTGOOGCyber security start-ups hot with investors, including banks, FT says
Corporate venture arms have more than doubled their investment in cyber security start-ups over the last two years, according to Financial Times, citing data from CB Insights. While technology companies such as Google (GOOG), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) are leading, the report notes that the venture capital units of Citibank (C), Wells Fargo (WFC) and General Electric (GE) have also been active investors in security start-ups. Reference Link
06:33 EDTSSNLFiPhone pre-orders in South Korea topping pre-orders for Galaxy Note 4, WSJ says
Pre-orders for Apple's (AAPL) iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in South Korea are reportedly far higher than orders for the new Samsung (SSNLF) Galaxy Note 4, the Wall Street Journal reports. Analysts believe total pre-sale figures for the new iPhones are around 100,000 units, more than the 30,000 units for the Galaxy Note 4. The iPhone launches in South Korea on October 31. Reference Link
06:09 EDTGOOGCVS may be disabling NFC to shut down Apple Pay, Google Wallet, MacRumors says
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06:02 EDTGOOGGoogle's Nest acquires Revolv, terms not disclosed
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06:00 EDTGOOGGoogle names Sundar Pichai to lead core Google products, Re/code reports
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05:58 EDTGOOGRyan Wyatt becomes Google's Head of Gaming at YouTube
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October 24, 2014
10:34 EDTSSNLFSamsung confirms plans to exit LED lamps, Lighting says
Samsung (SSNLF) confirmed that it is exiting the global LED lamps business, according to industry site Lighting. The publication quotes the company as issuing the following statement: “We have decided to discontinue our LED lamp business in all markets, except Korea, so that we can focus more resources on our core business areas. We will remain active in the LED industry through our LED component business, and continue to provide high-quality products and services to our customers.” Philips’ (PHG) recent decision to split off its lighting division has been blamed, at least in part, on the commoditized nature of the consumer LED lamp market, Lighting added. Shares of Cree (CREE), whose products consist of both LED and traditional lighting systems, are up 1% in early trading following the news of Samsung's plans. Reference Link
06:08 EDTGOOGGoogle won't make additional investments in Himax Display, DigiTimes says
Himax announced that Google has decided not to exercise its purchase options to make additional investments in Himax Display, reports DigiTimes. Himax stated that Google will continue to work closely as a strategic partner on future technologies and products and will remain a board observer. Reference Link
October 23, 2014
10:01 EDTSSNLFGeneral Dynamics receives DMCC contract from NSA
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07:45 EDTGOOGGoogle's DeepMind acqui-hires two AI teams in the U.K.
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October 22, 2014
13:14 EDTGOOGMarathon Patent Group files patent fringement lawsuits against Apple, Amazon
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13:11 EDTGOOGFirm says Chromebook shipments surged 67% in Q2
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13:06 EDTGOOGGoogle introduces Inbox on blog
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09:21 EDTGOOGOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Dow Chemical (DOW), up 3.7%... iRobot (IRBT), up 12%... Six Flags (SIX), up 13%... GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), up 2%... Broadcom (BRCM), up 7%... Boston Scientific (BSX), up 4.3%... Abbott (ABT), up 1.8%... Yahoo! (YHOO), up 6%. ALSO HIGHER: Blue Earth (BBLU), up 26.4% after CEO says statements in Seeking Alpha blog are "false and misleading."... GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), up 5.4% after Epidiolex receives orphan designation from EMA. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: 3D Systems (DDD), down 15%... Biogen (BIIB), down 7%... Lumber Liquidators (LL), down 13.4%... Norfolk Southern (NSC), down 3%... Angie's List (ANGI), down 8.8%. ALSO LOWER: Nanosphere (NSPH), down 33% after filing secondary, reporting preliminary Q3 revenue... Himax Technologies (HIMX), down 16% after announcing that Google (GOOG) will not exercise an additional investment option in the company... Cree (CREE), down 10.5%, downgraded at DA Davidson and Canaccord following the company's Q1 earnings results... Ocwen Financial (OCN), down 7% after downgraded to Hold at Evercore, downgraded to Neutral at BofA Merrill Lynch... VMware (VMW), down 7.8%, downgraded at Nomura and Raymond James following the company's Q3 results.
08:32 EDTSSNLFSamsung, Barnes & Noble introduce new large screen Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
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06:25 EDTSSNLFSamsung, TSMC Solid State Lighting to quit LED lighting business, DigiTimes says
Samsung (SSNLF) will plan to withdraw from the global LED lighting market while TSMC (TSM) Solid State Lighting will cease operations, reports DigiTimes, citing industry sources. Samsung will withdraw due to low price pressure from China-based makers. TSMC Solid State Lighting will reportedly quit operations and sell production equipment to LED maker Advanced Optoelectronic Technology. Reference Link
06:24 EDTGOOGGoogle announces continued progress on fighting piracy
Google is refining its search algorithm designed to demote links to sites featuring content that allegedly infringes on copyrights, the company said in a blog post. Google says "We’ve now refined the signal in ways we expect to visibly affect the rankings of some of the most notorious sites. This update will roll out globally starting next week." Reference Link
October 21, 2014
17:38 EDTGOOGHimax announces Google will not exercise additional investment option in company
Himax Technologies (HIMX) announced that Google (GOOG) has decided not to exercise its previously issued purchase option to make an additional investment into Himax's subsidiary, Himax Display. Himax has been authorized by Google to make the following statement: "Google continues to work closely with Himax as a strategic partner on future technologies and products and will remain a board observer." Shares of Himax are down 13.7% following the report.
13:52 EDTGOOGGoogle acquires Firebase, terms not disclosed
Google announced on its Google Cloud Platform blog that it has acquired Firebase, which "makes it very easy for developers to build mobile and web apps that store and sync data in realtime." Google comments, "By combining Firebase with Google Cloud Platform, we’ll be able to build the best end-to-end platform for mobile application development. If you’re already a Firebase developer, you’ll start seeing improvements right away and if you’re a Google Cloud Platform customer, you’ll find it even easier to create great mobile and web apps. The entire Firebase team is joining Google and, under the leadership of Firebase co-founders James Tamplin and Andrew Lee, will be working hard to bring you great new features. Not only will the products you already love continue to get better, but you’ll also gain access to the full power of Google Cloud Platform. At Google Cloud Platform Live on November 4, we’ll be demonstrating new Firebase features and integrations with Cloud Platform." Reference Link
12:36 EDTSSNLFNXP Semiconductors loses Samsung Galaxy phone NFC business, NFC Times says
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11:20 EDTGOOGData says open-source Android OS could threaten revenue, Information says
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07:26 EDTGOOGGoogle invests in enhanced reality visual-display start-up, WSJ reports
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07:07 EDTGOOGMecklerMedia to hold a conference
Inside 3D Printing Conference is being held in Santa Clara, California on October 21-23.
October 20, 2014
13:40 EDTGOOGVringo says Court of Appeals invites Google to respond to en banc petition
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09:36 EDTGOOGActive equity options trading on open
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09:31 EDTGOOGRobinhood.org to hold conference
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06:22 EDTGOOGYouTube's Robert Kyncl considering leaving company, NY Post reports
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06:01 EDTGOOGGoogle's Hiroshi Lockheimer overseeing Android, Chrome engineering, WSJ says
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05:50 EDTSSNLFSamsung partners with Teletrac to expand fleet management offerings for Android
Teletrac announced it is partnering with Samsung Electronics America to expand its fleet management offerings to the Android platform on Samsung's Galaxy Tab devices.
October 17, 2014
16:55 EDTGOOGStocks end volatile week lower amid oil price plunge
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09:38 EDTGOOGActive equity options trading on
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07:53 EDTGOOGFBI Director urges Apple, Google to change course on encryption, WSJ says
FBI Director James Comey, making his most extensive statements to date on encrypted phones and operating systems in a speech at the Brookings Institution, urged Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) to “take a step back, to pause to consider, I hope, a change of course,’’ and called on lawmakers to update federal rules on how the government can intercept and monitor communication, reported The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
07:47 EDTGOOGGoogle exec confident in improving YouTube ad sales, BI reports
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07:37 EDTGOOGGoogle price target lowered to $600 from $670 at BofA/Merrill
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07:31 EDTSSNLFSamsung first to market with new multilayer NAND technology, Nikkei says
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07:24 EDTGOOGMacquarie continues to recommend Google for long-term holders
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06:47 EDTGOOGGoogle price target lowered to $620 from $650 at Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald lowered its price target for Google shares to $620 saying higher operating expenses and elevated Capex pressured margins and earnings in Q3. The firm views the current valuation as attractive and keeps a Buy rating on Google.
06:23 EDTGOOGGoogle price target lowered to $675 from $725 at Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest lowered its price target for Google shares to $675 citing expectations for a higher tax rate following the company's Q3 results. The firm thinks shares are attractively valued at current levels and keeps an Outperform rating on Google.
06:18 EDTGOOGGoogle price target lowered to $652 from $684 at Citigroup
Citigroup lowered its price target for Google (GOOGL) shares to $652 following the company's Q3 results and keeps a Buy rating on the name. Citi calls the results "relatively good."
06:13 EDTGOOG, SSNLFLVMH could pair with a tech company to launch smartwatch, WSJ reports
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY) says it could team up with with a technology company to launch a smartwatch for one of its brands, the Wall Street Journal reports. Jean-Claude Biver, president of LVMH’s watch division, commented "Maybe in nine months, we will have a smartwatch." Publicly traded smartwatch makers include Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG) and Samsung (SSNLF). Reference Link
05:44 EDTGOOGGoogle growth story remains intact, says Piper Jaffray
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