Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) is now track for a 50 percent or higher gain year-to-date. Also, SiriusXM’s success is related to strong performance within the new and used auto market along with a realization that the company’s nationwide news, talk, and sports content aren’t easy to replace, even if competition mounts among streaming music services.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) chief executive Meg Whitman has stated that the Autonomy software unit, which is an acquired business contributing to an $8.8 billion write down in the midst of allegations of financial misreporting, will have the ability to still boost sales. “We remain 100 percent committed to Autonomy’s industry-leading technology and its employees,” Whitman stated at a customer conference in Frankfurt on Tuesday, and the company’s technology is “incredible” and should assist in boosting growth Hewlett-Packard, she stated, as she added that the unit is essential to the company’s progress.
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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB): The core of Facebook Demetricator, which is a downloadable browser plug-in created by new media artist Benjamin Grosser removing all numbers from users’ Facebook pages, are questions such as: What if you could take the numbers off of Facebook? What if, for example, you could see that you have friends, but not how many friends, or that you have messages, but not how many messages, or that people liked your photo, but not how many people? Would that change what you look at, what you post, and how you feel when you interact with the social network? Grosser has stated, “By removing these numbers, I am trying to draw people’s attention to their existence in the first place and how much we rely on them…The way Facebook is designed, it’s easy to forget they are there.”
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in an attempt to offset disappointing Windows 8 adoption rates, Microsoft Corporation has decided to increase the prices of its various enterprise software offerings by as much as 400 percent, which is a move adversely affecting Indian businesses. By charging more for what has been named a ‘user client-access licence’ (CAL) by the company, the rise will harm small and medium businesses (SMBs) particularly, where the trend of bring-your-own-device to work continues to grow in popularity.
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