50 posts and columns on buyers
News Bytenew report from IHS iSuppli. Consumers who planned to buy an LED-backlit TV jumped to 54 percent in the last quarter of the year, a 32 percent increase from the third quarter; the share of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs dropped to 25 percent from 56 percent. The report comes just a couple days after Samsung, the world’s largest LCD-panel maker, said it would spin off its LCD business to focus more on higher-margin OLED screens.
Twitter’s popular ad units could see prices go up by 25 percent or more in the next few months. Also: Here’s how “Promoted Accounts” really work, and how much a new follower will cost you.
If you’ve got $49.99, you can buy a copy of “Rock Band 3.” Or you could have bought the company that makes the videogame. Ouch.
Somebody, somewhere is going to buy Palm. And whoever that is will end up paying more for the company than the market thinks it’s worth today. At least, that’s what Harbinger Capital hopes now that it owns 10 percent of Palm.