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TMFTheDude published an article 11:20 AM

Putting Numbers to Alphabet's Moonshots

In its first report under its new corporate structure, Alphabet's "Other Bets" segment was a sinkhole. However, understanding its moonshots requires digging beyond the superficial results.

Wed Feb 10

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TMFTheDude published an article 7:41 PM

Facebook Turns 12, Eyes 5 Billion Users by 2030

Facebook just disclosed perhaps its most audacious growth target ever.

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TMFTheDude published an article 10:13 AM

Facebook's Ambitious Plans To Reach 5 Billion Users Hits A Major Roadblock

Finally poking a pin in its seemingly endless momentum, Facebook's recent issues with Internet.org in India represent arguably the greatest headwind to its ambitious growth goals to date.

Mon Feb 8

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TMFTheDude published an article 5:37 PM

As It Passes 2 Million Locations, Does Apple Pay Really Matter?

As its usage explodes, Apple Pay will play an increasingly critical role in the tech giant's profit machine.

Sat Feb 6

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TMFTheDude published an article 5:43 PM

Alphabet Takes On the Cable Industry

As it ramps up its lobbying efforts, Alphabet threatens a long-standing revenue stream for cable giants such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, DISH Network, and AT&T.

Thu Feb 4

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TMFTheDude published an article 8:38 AM

As It Passes 1 Billion Users, WhatsApp Will Finally Start Making Facebook Investors Money

WhatsApp just joined the ranks of one of the most elite clubs in all of technology, which should also slowly drive its shift toward eventual profitability.

Wed Feb 3

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TMFTheDude published an article 2:26 PM

Is This Amazon.com Inc.'s Next Great Competitive Advantage?

As Amazon holds talks to distance itself from FedEx and UPS, this story is the latest example of the unique approach to risk-taking that makes Jeff Bezos' company so special.

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TMFTheDude published an article 11:37 AM

Samsung Prepares Its Answer to Apple's iPhone 7

With speculation already mounting over the iPhone 7, Apple's South Korean smartphone rival just announced the debut of its own flagship smartphone later this month.

Tue Feb 2

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TMFTheDude published an article 4:04 PM

Will the Apple iPhone 7 Feature Wireless Charging?

A recent rumor claims Apple plans to finally introduce this widely available technology with the iPhone 7, but the tech giant probably has more exciting plans in the works.

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TMFTheDude published an article 1:23 PM

Facebook Hits Twitter and Snapchat Where It Hurts

Facebook's introduction of its Live product eats into Twitter and Snapchat's ideal use cases.

Mon Feb 1

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TMFTheDude published an article 7:40 PM

Inside eBay's and PayPal's Divergent Paths

Breaking down the earnings reports that sent PayPal stock soaring and eBay stock sharply lower.

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TMFTheDude published an article 12:39 PM

How Successful Was the Apple Watch Last Quarter?

While the record-setting performance from the Apple Watch pales in comparison to the iPhone and iPad, the growth story for Apple's latest device matters more than most investors realize.

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TMFTheDude published an article 10:00 AM

Facebook's Plans to Kill Twitter Start With the Super Bowl

The introduction of Facebook's Sports Stadium ahead of the Super Bowl speaks to the social media giant's growing ambitions to disrupt Twitter's core use case.

Fri Jan 29

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TMFTheDude published an article 10:26 AM

Back From the Grave, Can Sprint Take On AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile?

Once left for dead, Sprint's posted its most impressive quarterly report in recent memory, though it still must continued to improve against its more powerful rivals.

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TMFTheDude published an article 12:00 AM

Facebook’s WhatsApp Follows Messenger’s Lead

Borrowing a page from Messenger's playbook, Facebook investors should cheer WhatsApp's recent decision to drop its subscription-based business model.

Thu Jan 28

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TMFTheDude published an article 6:21 AM

An Unexpected Challenger to Pandora and Apple Music

A surprise announcement from iHeartRadio places the service amid the ranks of Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora. However, the service is unlikely to challenge any of the digital-music powers over the long term.

Wed Jan 27

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TMFTheDude published an article 5:35 PM

Twitter's First C-Suite Hire Addresses Only Half of Its Problems

Twitter added some top talent to help revive its ailing brand this week, but larger issues loom to revive this struggling tech stock.

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TMFTheDude published an article 3:17 PM

Forget Facebook and Microsoft: Apple and Samsung Are the Keys to Bringing VR Mainstream

This Fool is betting on smartphone OEMs such as Apple and Samsung to overtake the current headset model that the likes of Facebook and Microsoft favor.

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TMFTheDude published an article 11:07 AM

As Spotify Launches Video, What Does This Mean for Apple, Alphabet, and Pandora?

With the addition of video, Spotify shows once more why its innovation engine positions it to continue to thrive amid increased competition.

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TMFTheDude published an article 7:43 AM

Twitter Buyout Rumors Resurface: Are There Any Plausible Buyers?

With rumors of a possible Twitter buyout resurfacing, let's look at the most logical names that might want to acquire the social blogging platform.

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