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Demand Media stock soars as 4Q results renew hope

(AP) -- Demand Media Inc.'s stock soared by more than 30 percent Friday after the online content publisher's fourth-quarter earnings and outlook for this year gave investors hope that it is starting to recover from diminished ...

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Business
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Apple stock breaks $500 level, continuing rally

(AP) -- Apple's stock broke above $500 for the first time Monday. It was the latest step in a rally that began more than two weeks ago, when the company reported staggering sales and profits for the holiday quarter.

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Business
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Zynga partners with toy maker Hasbro

Old school toy maker Hasbro and online social game star Zynga on Thursday announced a partnership to mesh the Internet firm's hits with real-world products.

dateFeb 10, 2012 in Business
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Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. "Cocky" is the word used to describe him most often, after "billionaire." He was Time's person of the year at 26.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Business
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Investors give 'Farmville' maker a cold shoulder

(AP) -- As its workers celebrated with hot chocolate and cinnamon buns, Zynga saw its stock dinged on its first day of trading Friday - an unexpected turn of events for a closely watched public debut seen ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Business
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RIM shares plunge on lowered earnings outlook

Research In Motion shares plunged Friday as the struggling BlackBerry maker said it will not meet its annual earnings target and it is taking a $485 million charge because of weak sales of the PlayBook tablet ...

dateDec 04, 2011 in Business
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