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  1. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Facebook Stock

    October 13, 2015
    Find out what risks Facebook shareholders face in coming years, and why the social media giant may struggle to find new markets ...
  2. This New Trend Makes Robotics an Industry to Watch

    October 10, 2015
    Robots created to work with humans, instead of taking their place, have the possibility to change the face of manufacturing ...
  3. Facebook's Giant Profit Opportunity in Africa

    October 8, 2015
    Facebook wants to bring the Internet to sub-Saharan Africa, where 209 million people could come online in the coming years.
  4. EU Court Nullifies “Safe Harbor” Pact, Disrupts Data Flow

    October 6, 2015
    In a major blow to 4,500 U.S. data/cloud services companies including Facebook and Apple, the European Union’s highest court ...
  5. Tuesday Intel: Rally on Poor Jobs Report, Data and Beer

    October 6, 2015
    Rarely has a weak US jobs report been cause for celebration.
  6. Why the Philippines Is the #1 Source for Tech Startups & Talent

    October 5, 2015
    In the last few years, the Philippines has been working diligently to re-invent itself, and that work has paid off. The Southeast ...
  7. Twitter Vs. Facebook Vs. Instagram: Who Is the Target Audience?

    October 2, 2015
    Learn why Facebook, Twitter and Instagram each appeal to different target markets of the 1 billion users of social networks ...
  8. Social Media Networks That Are Cashing in on the 2016 Presidential ...

    October 1, 2015
    Learn how social media continues to shape the way political campaigns are run. Through social networks, candidates can reach ...
  9. Unicorn

    October 1, 2015
    In the world of business, a unicorn is a company, usually a start-up that does not have an established performance record, ...
  10. Why Every Small Business Needs A Website

    October 1, 2015
    The reality of living in the twenty-first century is that customers find business information and product offerings predominantly ...
  11. Ad Blockers Could Spell A Boom For Publishers  

    September 29, 2015
    In a free content world, largely subsidized by advertising, ad blockers can eat into publishing revenues. But, publishers ...
  12. The Importance Of Tracking The Whisper Number

    September 28, 2015
    Don't let the name fool you: Whisper numbers are making themselves heard. Here's why you should be paying attention.
  13. Digital Advertising Is The Future, But Why?

    September 28, 2015
    Digital advertising has outgrown the internet.
  14. Maximize Your Ad Potential From Facebook Trends

    September 28, 2015
    Facebook's "Trending" is a hot destination for users and soon maybe advertisers. We look at what business can get from advertising ...
  15. Is Facebook Positioned for Long-term Success?

    September 22, 2015
    Facebook is the world's dominant social ecosystem, with a massive reservoir of user photos and data
  16. McDonald's Launches Its Own Peace Day Initiative

    September 22, 2015
    Still reeling from the backlash it got for rejecting its rival's joint marketing proposal to support the United Nation's ...
  17. 3 Mutual Funds That Hold Facebook Stock

    September 22, 2015
    Explore detailed analysis of three mutual funds that include common stock of social media giant Facebook, Inc. in their top ...
  18. New Tableau Release to Focus on Mobile

    September 17, 2015
    Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) wants to make smartphones and tablets more intelligent. This week, the analytics company announced ...
  19. Will Airbnb Revolutionize Business Travel?

    September 15, 2015
    Airbnb has changed how consumers travel and is now making its mark on the business sector, redefining corporate travel.
  20. 4 Companies Affected by the Appreciating Dollar

    September 2, 2015
    Learn why the appreciating dollar negatively impacts certain companies such as Google, Facebook, Procter & Gamble and Johnson ...
  21. The Companies of Peter Theil's Founders Fund

    August 31, 2015
    Learn about the major public companies that Peter Thiel has invested in and companies that are on the verge of going public ...
  22. The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital

    August 28, 2015
    After the success of Google Ventures, corporate venture capital is an increasingly popular diversification and hedging tool ...
  23. Did 1 Billion People Really Use Facebook In 24 Hours?

    August 27, 2015
    Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a message on Thursday to promote the company's newest milestone. ...
  24. Startup Analysis: How Much Is Uber Worth?

    August 20, 2015
    Learn about the private company Uber and how it has found so much success since 2010. Understand the valuation of the company ...
  25. This Is Why Instagram Is Winning Over Flickr

    August 20, 2015
    Learn about Instagram's and Flickr's business models. Understand why Instagram has been winning over Flickr and why that ...
  26. The Role of YouTube In the Music industry

    August 19, 2015
    A look into YouTube's role in the music industry in regards to the fans, the musicians and the record industry.
  27. How Does Wealthfront Work and Make Money?

    August 18, 2015
    Wealthfront is a financial technology company that uses software to manage assets for its clients. To open an account, clients ...
  28. Famous Celebrities Who Love Investing

    August 18, 2015
    Celebrities have a bit of a bad reputation these days. These five celebrities, though, have used their fame and their money ...
  29. If You Had Invested Right After Facebook's IPO

    August 14, 2015
    Find out more about how much you would have made if you invested $1,000 into Facebook Incorporated right after its initial ...
  30. 5 Companies That Are Changing the World We Live In

    August 13, 2015
    Learn about the different types of companies that are changing the world; discover five specific companies that represent ...
  31. If You Had Invested Right After Google's IPO

    August 13, 2015
    Find out more about how much money you would have if you invested $1,000 in Google Incorporated right after its initial public ...
  32. Financial Advisors: Social Media Is a Gold Mine

    August 13, 2015
    Learn how social media is a gold mine for financial advisers. Maintaining a social media presence enables you to reach customers, ...
  33. Why Google Became Alphabet

    August 11, 2015
    Why did Google create Alphabet? Will it change the company's DNA or is it a mere rechristening?
  34. Venture Capitalist

    August 10, 2015
    An investor who either provides capital to startup ventures or supports small companies that wish to expand but do not have ...
  35. 4 Apps Every Financial Advisor Should Have

    August 7, 2015
    Learn about some the best apps available to assist financial advisors to make their work easier and enable them to provide ...
  36. 7 Entrepreneurs Who Became Successful in their 20s

    August 5, 2015
    Understand how entrepreneurs can come from any age group. Learn about seven entrepreneurs who reached success and fame in ...
  37. Top 4 Venture Capital Investors and Firms

    August 5, 2015
    Understand what it is that venture capital firms do, the purpose they serve for new businesses and discover some of the top-ranked ...
  38. 5 Ways to Get Funding For Your Billion-Dollar Idea

    August 5, 2015
    Understand how current billion-dollar companies gone about funding. Learn about five funding strategies to fund a billion ...
  39. Will Jack Dorsey Save Twitter?

    July 31, 2015
    Product visionary and co-founder Jack Dorsey may be the catalyst to turn Twitter's fortunes around if he is retained as permanent ...
  40. Colombia Nurtures a Hub for Tech Start-ups

    July 30, 2015
    Colombia used to be a violent nation with a burgeoning cocaine industry. The country now has a thriving tech start-up with ...
  41. 3 Reasons Facebook Is Interested In Oculus Rift

    July 30, 2015
    Facebook is a social media company. Oculus Rift is a virtual headset maker. What do they have in common?
  42. How Peter Thiel Became a Superstar

    July 29, 2015
    A review of the career of legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel.
  43. Where Does Yahoo (YHOO) Go From Here?

    July 28, 2015
    Yahoo operates in a competitive environment, but if it makes the right deals there's no reason why it can't thrive.
  44. With PayPal Gone, Can eBay Survive?

    July 27, 2015
    For eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), the recent spinoff of payment processing service PayPal, along with the sale of its enterprise ...
  45. 10 Richest, Most Successful Tech Geniuses

    July 27, 2015
    Unlike many industries, tech billionaires are mostly self-made. Many of these billionaires came from humble means and, through ...
  46. Investors Turn to Artificial Intelligence

    July 22, 2015
    Since the Alan Turing developed the Turing Test, scientific researchers have worked to develop a computer with the ability ...
  47. Top Tips on Catering to Millennial Clients

    July 22, 2015
    The economic impact of Millennials is rapidly growing. Here's how to reach them.
  48. Building An Effective Watch List

    July 21, 2015
    An effective watch list will uncover opportunities missed by other traders, fund managers and market timers.
  49. How Patent Trolls Hurt Competition

    July 21, 2015
    Patent trolls are known to have a negative impact on the overall business ecosystem. Investopedia explores how.
  50. Are Tech Startups Overvalued?

    July 21, 2015
    Tech companies with billion dollar valuations are mushrooming and the NASDAQ index passed 5,000. Is there an app to tell ...
  51. Can Facebook Become the Next Google?

    July 21, 2015
    Facebook and Google have had similar growth trajectories. So, will Facebook go Google's way or will it reach higher?
  52. How Millennials and Baby Boomers Invest Alike

    July 16, 2015
    When it comes to investing Millennials and Boomers are more alike than you may think. Here's how.
  53. How WhatsApp Is Killing SMS Texting

    July 15, 2015
    With nearly 1 billion users, WhatsApp is killing off cell phone carrier-based SMS texting. But how will it make money and ...
  54. Search Engines That Compete With Google

    July 15, 2015
    While Bing now controls a substantial part of the online search market, the real threat to Google's dominance may come from ...
  55. Mobile Ad Competitors: Facebook Vs. Google

    July 13, 2015
    Facebook and Google are locked in a heated battle in the mobile advertising sweepstakes. Who will win?
  56. Top Family-Friendly Companies to Work For

    July 9, 2015
    Today's workplace is tough on women and families. One of the most important steps to changing that is paternity leave. A ...
  57. Will Privacy Issues Ruin Facebook's Business Model?

    July 8, 2015
    There have been concerns relating to Facebook's intrusion of user privacy. There has been no tangible fallout yet, but the ...
  58. 5 Hot Startup Industries Other Than Tech

    July 7, 2015
    Though it’s the Facebooks and Instagrams that get the attention, not all successful startups are in tech.
  59. How Financial Advisors Can Tweet Like Pros

    July 2, 2015
    A quick guide to how advisors can tweet like the elite.
  60. Why Yahoo's Core Business is Negatively Valued

    July 2, 2015
    Due to its steadily declining sales, Yahoo has been categorized as a relic of the past.
  61. Fed Raising Rates Affects Startup Funding

    June 30, 2015
    With interest rates having nowhere else to go but up, the Fed’s impending interest rate raise will likely begin to reverse ...
  62. What's Worth More: Walmart or Facebook?

    June 29, 2015
    Which company is worth more, Walmart or Facebook? The answer may come as a surprise.
  63. Who Are the Brains Behind Facebook?

    June 29, 2015
    These are the top people making Facebook what it is today.
  64. Top Digital-Age Tips for Financial Advisors

    June 23, 2015
    The top ways financial advisors can leverage the tools of the digital age.
  65. What A Tech Bubble Could Mean For The Economy

    June 23, 2015
    Are technology stocks in a bubble? And if so, what might the consequences be?
  66. Are These America's 5 Best CEOs?

    June 23, 2015
    Do great leaders lead to great investment opportunities? Here's a few to consider.
  67. How Snapchat Makes Money

    June 19, 2015
    Snapchat is entirely free to users and many have never seen a single ad displayed on the app. So where is the company’s money ...
  68. Can Microsoft Apps Compete With Android & Apple?

    June 19, 2015
    Microsoft's answer to the smartphone crazy is the Windows Phone. The obvious problem with Windows Phones in an ever-connected ...
  69. Twitter and Stock Trading: A Real Strategy?

    June 19, 2015
    Is it really a profitable strategy to look at the number of tweets about a stock as an indicator to help you decide to buy/sell ...
  70. Is Snapchat Overvalued?

    June 16, 2015
    Snapchat has been valued at $10 billion, but it's unclear how profitable the private company really is.
  71. 10 Industries Forever Changed By Mobile Apps

    June 11, 2015
    Mobile apps and services have forever changed the way that some industries operate.
  72. 10 Creative Strategies for Finding Wealthy Clients

    June 11, 2015
    Thinking outside of the box when it comes to meeting prospective wealthy clients can ultimately pay off.
  73. Chat Wars: Business Models of WhatsApp Vs Skype

    June 10, 2015
    Skype and Whats App are two newer avenues of communication that have been acquired by major companies because of their potential ...
  74. Is KakaoTalk A Real Threat To Whatsapp?

    June 10, 2015
    KakaoTalk rules among Koreans and offers an enticing range of features, but can it compete with the WhatsApp, the most widely ...
  75. Bye, Mad Men: How the Net Is Changing Advertising

    June 10, 2015
    The Internet and digital media are changing the way companies advertise and market themselves. More targeted, varied and ...
  76. Will Zynga's New Strategy Win Back Mobile Gamers?

    June 9, 2015
    Explore the history and current activities of the Web game developer Zynga, and learn what the company is doing to make a ...
  77. Facebook’s Rise to Global Ubiquity

    June 9, 2015
    Looking at Facebook’s advertising metrics, growth rates, and do-good initiatives, it becomes clear why the stock has become ...
  78. Pros & Cons Of Waze

    June 4, 2015
    While Google Maps is still the king of maps, for many of the 50 million Waze users, it’s Waze or nothing.
  79. Facebook: Google's Only Real Competitor

    June 3, 2015
    Learn why Google's only real competitor on the Web is not a search engine at all; rather, it is another well-known Internet ...
  80. Is Google Becoming A Monopoly?

    June 3, 2015
    Learn about whether Google is becoming a monopoly. Monopolies are considered undesirable because they prevent competition ...
  81. Why Zynga's Stock Should Be On Your Radar

    June 3, 2015
    Take a closer look at game developer, Zynga, and the reasons why the company's stock may be attractive to investors at the ...
  82. How The Video Game Industry Is Changing

    May 31, 2015
    Video game creation has become increasingly complex, and the cost of creating a game to run on one of the major consoles ...
  83. How The Video Game Industry Works

    May 30, 2015
    Traditionally, the video game industry was limited to consoles, such as Microsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox and Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation, ...
  84. Facebook Vs. Weibo

    May 29, 2015
    When China banned Facebook in 2009, potentially 1.36 billion people needed a new place to post their random thoughts and ...
  85. Safest Industries To Invest In

    May 28, 2015
    Which are the safest industries and sectors for long-term investment and why?
  86. Should My Portfolio Include Private Equity?

    May 28, 2015
    Private equity offers a lot of potential, but is it worth the risk?
  87. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    May 26, 2015
    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  88. Google Stock: A Tale of Two Share Classes

    May 22, 2015
    Google stock comes in two different flavors with different rights for shareholders.
  89. Top 10 Most Innovative Apps Of 2015 (So Far)

    May 19, 2015
    Each year, thousands of companies launch with the hopes of creating the next great product. While some of them will end up ...
  90. The Top 11 Companies Owned By Facebook

    May 18, 2015
    These 11 acquisitions show how big, and how rich, Facebook has become.
  91. The 10 Richest Women In Tech & Media

    May 18, 2015
    These 10 women are the wealthiest in tech and media.
  92. The Pros & Cons Of Using Coupons For Your Business

    May 18, 2015
    Coupons can drive business to your store – you just need to make sure it's profitable business. Here are strategies that ...
  93. Are We Living In An App-Driven Economy?

    May 15, 2015
    As people change the way they complete these daily tasks, businesses also have to adapt. These changes signal a trend towards ...
  94. Why Facebook Should Buy Firefox

    May 14, 2015
    While Facebook continues to dominate the social networking sphere, we explore how a browser like Firefox could open new opportunities ...
  95. Do's & Don'ts Of Digital Marketing

    May 12, 2015
    Digital marketing is not as scary or as complex as it is often made out to be, but there are certain best practices that ...
  96. Top 5 Biggest Mobile E-retailers

    May 8, 2015
    Online shopping has never been easier, thanks to the proliferation of mobile shopping apps.
  97. Should You Sidestep Social Media's Hottest ETF?

    May 7, 2015
    Social media is hot, but it may not be the right time to invest.
  98. Facebook's Expansion Into China

    May 5, 2015
    Expanding into China would greatly help Facebook's growth and revenues, but the barriers to entry may be too strong.
  99. Top 10 Lead-Generation Tips for Financial Advisors

    May 5, 2015
    The top 10 strategies advisors can implement to generate leads, as well as the ones they should avoid.
  100. Who's Banning Facebook Now?

    May 1, 2015
    Facebook may have over one billion monthly users, but there are many countries, including China, where the social media giant ...
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