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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) may see gains as Apple and Google stocks seem to have halted, Stifel Nicolaus Managing Director Jordan Rohan stated on Wednesday on CNBC. On “Fast Money,” Rohan stated that he was surprised by the huge turnaround in Facebook’s quarterly earnings, mainly in the mobile advertising arena.
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) claims that macro pressures slowed IT spending, and it states that shifts to cloud, “big data” are possible longer-term catalysts. These comments were taken from Q3 earnings conference call.
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RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) announced that Alan Hallberg has been named as the company’s corporate VP and chief marketing office, or CMO. As CMO, Hallberg is to oversee RFMD’s global marketing activities and will likely be based in RFMD’s growing Silicon Valley, CA, location. He is to report to RFMD’s president and CEO Bob Bruggeworth. Hallberg is a seasoned industry veteran possessing a great deal of experience in regards to marketing and branding at technology leaders including Lenovo (LNVGY), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). Prior to this, he served as VP, global brand communications at Lenovo, where he was in charge of a two-year global re-branding and marketing effort contributing to the company’s rise from the #4 spot to the world’s #1 PC maker.
Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO): Yahoo! Inc. saw a boost following its report of quarterly results, as Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s first earnings call appearance caused Wall Street interest to rise in regards to the Web portal’s future. Yahoo will still find it necessary to prove more in a challenging market with stronger competitors like Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR): Although it took a majority stake in Clearwire, was quick to take over the company’s board, made financial maneuvers preventing anyone else from buying Clearwire, and will probably acquire the company with the assistance of new owner SoftBank when the current deal is approved, Sprint has begun to openly stated that it does not control Clearwire. “While we have a majority stake, we do not have control of the company, and their finances are not consolidated with Sprint’s,” Sprint claimed to various news outlets during the week. “They are an independent company with independent management and board. This is (the) same as when we previously owned more than 50 percent.” However, now, Sprint sprint has the rich SoftBank to make everything different.
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