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(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD Gets Apartment Guide App

Apartment Guide has launched an exclusive real estate rental app for Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle Fire HD.

Apartment Guide helps millions of people look for new homes or apartments. It advertises through Internet, mobile, social...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Expands Hardware Range

E-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) intends to manufacture a television set-top box (STB) to stream video content, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon’s set-top box will feature Amazon’s online video offerings,...

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(AMZN) Amazon Earnings Report Mixed – Stock Still Climbs

After the bell Thursday, Amazon (AMZN) reported mixed results for its Q1: an earnings beat on slightly lower revenues and downwardly revised guidance… and the stock is still up following the announcement.

Amazon, the...

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(EBAY) eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

eBay Inc. (EBAY) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on April17. Last quarter it posted a 4.92% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth Factors this Past Quarter

eBay’sstrength...

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(AMZN) Amazon to Acquire Goodreads

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has announced that it will acquire Goodreads, a book recommendation site that helps its readers to find and share books of their choice, for an undisclosed sum.

Launched in Jan 2007 by Otis Chandler and...

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(AMZN) Amazon Cloud Player in Ford Vehicles

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) recently announced that its Cloud Player can now stream music wirelessly through Ford Motors Co.’s (F) SYNC Applink-equipped vehicles.

Owners...

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(AMZN) Amazon Misses, but Margins Improve

The immediate reaction to Amazon.com‘s (AMZN) fourth-quarter report has been quite positive as it appears that margins improved, despite the fact that the online retailing giant again missed expectations on both the top and bottom lines.

Nonetheless,...

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(EBAY) Will eBay Beat Estimates in Fourth Quarter

We expect online retailer eBay Inc. (EBAY) to beat expectations when it reports fourth quarter 2012 results on January 16th.

Why a Likely Positive Surprise?

Our proven model shows that eBay...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Enhances Cloud Music Service

The world’s largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), recently launched a new music service, Amazon AutoRip, in a bid to expand its Cloud music offerings to better compete with rivals like Apple Inc....

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Announces Fulfillment Center in New Jersey

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world’s largest online retailer has announced that it will build a fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. The online giant will invest more than $200 million for the construction.

Amazon...

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(HSNI) HSN Incorporated – Aggressive Growth

Shares of HSN Inc. (HSNI) have been growing over the past year, as this multi-channel retailer has outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in 10 of the past 13 quarters.

The stock’s momentum underscores HSNI’s differentiated merchandise...

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(AMZN) Company News for January 2, 2013 – Corporate Summary

• Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) gained 3.6% after Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) issued an apology letter for the failure of its streaming service on December 24

• Duff & Phelps...

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(AMZN) Company News for December 31, 2012 – Corporate Summary

• Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) surged 4.3% after it announced that 5% of its stake in NOOK Media, LLC has been acquired by Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO). The purchase is valued at around $89.5 million

•...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Studios to Produce Comedies

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced that its film production division, Amazon Studios plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series, including shows from the Onion Doonesbury a

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(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Singles in U.K.

Last Friday, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has decided to take Kindle Singles to the U.K. Singles are basically articles that are longer in length than those found typically in magazines, b

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Launches Kindle Store in China

The world’s largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced the launch of its Kindle ebook store in China, enabling Chinese customers to read ebooks using Android and iOS apps.

While the...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Helps Pick the Right Gift

The largest online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), along with MasterCard (MA), introduced a new feature called Friends & Family Gifting. The feature will help...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Shipment Begins

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently announced the shipping of its 8.9 inch Kindle Fire high-definition (HD), a little earlier than the scheduled date. This is a strategically conceived time for shipping, just ahead of the peak holiday...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Sells $3 Billion in Debt

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world’s largest online retailer has recently announced a public offering of bonds aggregating $3 billion. These bonds have been issued in three tranches of different amounts, with varying coupon rates...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Launches Wine Marketplace

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently announced the launch of its new virtual wine marketplace, offering customers an opportunity to shop from a selection of more than 1000 domestic brands of wines.

Amazon Wine will feature selections...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Swings to Third Quarter Loss

Amazon.com’s (AMZN) third quarter loss of 60 cents came in 52 cents higher than the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Around 37 cents related to its share of losses in LivingSocial.

Similar to the technology companies Intel...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com to Sell Wine Online

The world’s largest Internet retailer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) announced that it is planning to sell wines online.

The company started its wine business way back in 1999 with a 45% stake in Wineshopper.com, but closed...

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(AMZN) Amazon Devices Out of Walmart Stores

The world’s largest Internet retailer Amazon.com, Inc.’s (AMZN) Kindle tablets and e-readers will no more be sold at Wal-Mart (WMT) stores...

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(LINTA) Liberty Interactive – Bull of the Day

We upgrade our recommendation on Liberty Interactive (LINTA) to Outperform following its robust financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Both top- and bottom-line beat the Zacks Consensus Estimates. We believe the TV home...

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(AMZN) Amazon Inks Deal with Epix

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced a three-year agreement with Epix, extending its archive of films on its streaming video site, Amazon Prime Instant Video.

Epix is a premium cable channel with more than 15,000 titles jointly...

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(AMZN) Amazon Inks Deal with NBCUniversal

Amazon.com Inc.(AMZN) announced a content licensing agreement deal with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution Paramount Pictures, extending the archive of films currently available on its streaming video site, Amazon Prime...

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(AMZN) Amazon Launches New Cloud Service

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced a cloud storage solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS), further expanding its cloud offerings.

This new service is named Amazon Glacier and is a low-cost solution for data archiving,...

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(AMZN) Amazon.com Launches iPad Video App

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently launched an iPad app for its Instant Video streaming service, allowing customers to enjoy films and TV shows on their iPad.

The free app also allows Amazon Prime members to use their membership...

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(EBAY) eBay Delivers Another Good Quarter

eBay Inc. (EBAY) reported second quarter earnings of 51 cents including share-based compensation (SBC), which exceeded the Zacks Consensus by 3 cents. Earnings excluding SBC came in at 70 cents, much better than the Street. A favorable...

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(LINTA) Liberty Interactive Outperforms

Liberty Interactive Inc. (LINTA) reported solid financial results for the second quarter of 2012, outpacing the Zacks Consensus Estimates. Quarterly net income was $234 million or 42 cents per share compared with $257 million or...

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