After Q2 Results, Everyone Likes Salesforce Again

Next stop: $10 billion in sales.
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Plenty of Room Left Yet for Smartphone Growth

“Everybody has got a smartphone.” Really?
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Smartphone Upgrades Slow as “Wow” Factor Fades

Fewer people are upgrading their smartphones — a trend that could make it harder for companies from AT&T Inc. to Apple Inc.to keep up the pace of revenue growth.

Tableau Software and Marketo Fire Up IPO Action Today

Many more to come.
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Here’s Another Hewlett-Packard Spinoff Idea: Finance

Two days before a meeting with analysts, one suggests an out-of-the-box idea: Spin off HP’s financing unit and combine it with Dell’s.
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Nasdaq’s Facebook Plan Comes Under Mounting Fire

UBS AG decried a proposal from Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. to make up losses for firms damaged in the Facebook Inc. stock-market debut, joining a growing chorus of Wall Street players that are calling on regulators to reject the exchange operator’s plan.

Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?

One analyst makes a strong case that Hewlett-Packard would be better in pieces. Expect more of these.
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UBS: Facebook IPO Cost Us $350 Million

UBS AG said it took a loss of more than $350 million on the ill-fated Facebook Inc. initial public offering, wiping out nearly half of its second-quarter profit, and it accused Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. of a “gross mishandling” of the stock-market listing.

Oracle Shares Down on Word of Sales Shake-Up

Did longtime head of North American sales get fired for saying Sun “baaaalllllooooooows”?
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UBS Gets Stung by Facebook IPO

UBS AG blames Nasdaq OMX Group for losses of as much as $350 million it suffered during Facebook’s tumultuous debut, according to people familiar with the bank’s trades.

Oracle Beats Q2 Earnings Forecasts

Dell Buys 3Par for $1.15 Billion