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Daily Report: The Stock Market Carnage Cometh for Tech – The New …

PhotoCreditNearly everything on the stock market fell on Thursday, with some tech companies taking particularly hard hits.Most notably, Twitter dropped back to its initial public offering price of $26, after continued questions about whether the service can keep attracting new users. Netflix plunged nearly 8 percent, while Facebook fell 5 percent and LinkedIn declined 4 percent.The carnage kept on going […]

Fitbit begins trading at $30.40 per share, up 52% from original …

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NEW YORK — This morning Fitbit (FIT) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $30.40 per share. Yesterday the company set its opening price at $20 a share.“Fitbit is at a nexus of technology and health, which are interesting […]

Fitbit begins trading at $30.40 per share, up 52% from IPO price …

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Update at market close: Fitbit closes flat at $29.68 a share.NEW YORK — This morning Fitbit (FIT) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $30.40 per share. Yesterday the company set its opening price at $20 a share.Throughout the […]

Understanding Broad Trends Driving Stock Markets | The Big Picture

Good to be back in the saddle after of a week of traveling in Silicon Valley, Napa and San Francisco. And I thought New York real estate prices were crazy.Whenever I am away, I like to ease back into the groove by reviewing some broad market and economic metrics. It isn’t that a lot changes in the day-to-day or even […]

Bubble Watch: Biotech Edition

The financial markets have been on the rise for the past six years. That can only mean that doom is around the corner. What financial bubble is waiting to pop, and destroy us? Today: biotech stocks.What Is the Next Bubble, and When Will it Pop? What Is the Next Bubble, and When Will it Pop? What Is the Next Bubble, […]

Bubble Watch: Biotech Edition – Gawker

The financial markets have been on the rise for the past six years. That can only mean that doom is around the corner. What financial bubble is waiting to pop, and destroy us? Today: biotech stocks.What Is the Next Bubble, and When Will it Pop? What Is the Next Bubble, and When Will it Pop? What Is the Next Bubble, […]

Legacy outfit Syncsort at forefront of big data revolution …

A hopeful sign for large-scale adoption of Big Data technologies, this year’s #strataconf has attracted a number of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and executives, as well as the expected cadre of developers, interested in the new technologies that will facilitate Enterprise’s embrace of Big Data strategies.Joining Dave Vellante and John Furrier on SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE was Josh Rogers, President of Syncsort. Syncsort, […]

Big Data Eats Everything – Talking Points Memo

No doubt you heard about how the Obama campaign ran circles around Romney in the digital sphere last year. There was another less-sexy, sub-category of the digital advantage, which was that the Obama campaign used data-crunching to get a lot more ads per dollar than the Romney campaign. This was all really cool if you were an Obama […]

Peter Drucker and the Big Data Revolution | The Drucker Institute

Peter Drucker and the Big Data RevolutionRick WartzmanIn his latest column for Forbes online, Drucker Institute Executive Director Rick Wartzman writes about the growing ability of businesses to harness Big Data.Although ever more data is being generated by a host of new technologies, Wartzman writes, “this surfeit of information is not simply piling up, like grain in a silo. It is being carefully sifted […]