Carl Icahn Talking Up Apple Again

The billionaire investor says he bought “quite a bit” of Apple stock Wednesday.
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A Dearth of Tech IPOs Could Expose Stock Rally

Initial public offerings from technology-related companies and booming U.S. stock markets usually go together — such as Priceline.com and 1999. Not this year.

What Mark Zuckerberg Needs to Address in His First Post-IPO Appearance

Someone has a lot to answer for.
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Amazon’s Key to Beating Groupon in the Daily Deals Space Is Its 164 Million Paying Customers

Amazon’s online catalog offers millions of everyday items for sale, but how many consumers think of visiting Amazon to buy a meal in a restaurant or a haircut at the local salon?
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Autonomy: When All Else Fails, Blame the Bankers

He still says he never shopped his company to Oracle, and Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch keeps changing his story. Wait till you read the email from his banker to Oracle President Mark Hurd.
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On Opening Day, Fusion-io Rises 18 Percent

The Utah-based maker of chip-based storage technology for servers has better luck on its first day of trading than the Chinese children’s media company that also IPO’d today. Time will tell if Fusion-io can deliver on the results investors clearly expect.
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Former Microsoft Exec Pursuing New Opportunities at Nokia; Former Nokia President Just Pursuing New Opportunities

Looks like Nokia’s search for a new North American chief to succeed President Mark Louison has turned up a willing replacement: Former Microsoft executive Chris Weber.
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Exclusive: Andreessen Horowitz Invests $80 Million in Twitter

Andreessen Horowitz has invested more than $80 million in Twitter via purchasing stock in secondary markets. When called about it by BoomTown, a spokeswoman at the high-profile Silicon Valley venture firm confirmed the purchase. The move is an interesting one, since Andreessen Horowitz was not part of the recent $200 million round on venture funding at the San Francisco microblogging company, led by Kleiner Perkins and which valued it at $3.75 billion.

Has Cisco Escaped the Air Pockets?

Cisco Systems hit unexpected “air pockets” last quarter, but today we’ll see how well the networking giant is navigating the turbulence.

Social Enterprise Apps Are Popular, and So Is Attacking Chatter

BroadVision announces another social enterprise product, and like all the others in the marketplace, it takes a swipe at Salesforce.com’s Chatter.

Verizon 4G Network to Launch Sunday