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Nvidia: Citi Cuts To Hold On Dual-Core Competition, Tablet Concerns

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Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) are down 82 cents, or 3.5%, at $22.58, following the company’s slight miss on Q4 revenue last night, and a spirited discussion afterward in which CEO Jen-Hsun Huang fielded questions from analysts on the conference call about the company’s new “Kal El” chip, which has four separate [...]

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AMD Pops 5 % On Dell Takeover Rumor

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Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) are up 42 cents, or 5%, at $8.70, apparently on rumors that the company is a take-out target for Dell (DELL).
I would say the recent departures of senior executives — COO Robert Rivet last week, CEO Dirk Meyer back in January — is still [...]

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Write-Offs: 02.07.11

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$$$ Deutsche Bank CEO’s Remark Backfires [WSJ]

$$$ California man killed by armed bird at cockfight [SFG]

$$$ Regulators seek to foil moves to undermine pay reform [Reuters]

$$$ Macquarie Cuts Profit Outlook on Subdued Stock Market [Bloomberg]

$$$ Do business breakfasts work for you? [Guardian]



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AOL: HuffPo Rev. $50M This Year; Citigroup Calls Deal ‘Sound’

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Shares of AOL (AOL) are up 16 cents at $22.10 following the announcement in the wee hours that AOL is buying The Huffington Post for $315 million.
During a conference call with analysts this morning, AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong told analysts he feel the deal is a “score” for [...]

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Nokia Rises On Speculation Of Great Purge

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Andrew Orlowski of tech site The Register, citing a report from a German publication, WirthschaftsWoche, writes that Nokia’s (NOK) recently appointed CEO Stephen Elop is planning to purge some key executives, which Orlowski calls a “Great De-Finnification.”
The German report apparently names names in a big way, though it’s not clear [...]

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Yahoo!: Display Strong; Microsoft Still Learning Search

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Yahoo! (YHOO) management, on a conference call with analysts this evening following better-than-expected Q4 results but a weak Q1 outlook, CEO Carol Bartz said the quarter was “very encouraging,” evincing increased profitability on several fronts, including operating income and operating margin, and EPS.
Delivering great content will lead to revenue growth, [...]

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Radio Shack Drops 9%: CEO Out, Q4 EPS Misses

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Shares of Radio Shack (RSH) are down $1.61, or 9%, at $16 in early trading after the company announced preliminary earnings for the Q4 ending in December that were well below analysts’ forecasts, and said its CEO would retire.
Julian Day, 57, will retire in May, and will be replaced by [...]

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Google: Schmidt To Sell 6% Of Stake

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Following Google’s (GOOG) announcement yesterday Eric Schmidt will become executive chairman, giving up the CEO role, comes today’s disclosure that Schmidt plans to sell $335 million worth of his Google shares “throughout this year,” roughly 6% of his holdings, according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, as [...]

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Google: Price Targets Rising; Little Concern On CEO Shuffle

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Shares of Google (GOOG) are up $2.22, or 0.4%, at $628.99 following better-than-expected Q4 results yesterday, and the announcement that Eric Schmidt will hand over the reins of day-to-day operations to co-founder Larry Page as newly-minted CEO. The three executives, including co-founder Sergey Brin, held a conference call to discuss [...]

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GOOG Conf Call: Schmidt Mr. Outside; Brin’s ‘Special Projects’

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On a conference call with analysts this afternoon following better-than-expected Q4 results, Google (GOOG) management had a chance to talk about the big shift in the top ranks: Eric Schmidt is out as CEO, becoming instead executive chairman. Co-founder Larry Page becomes the new CEO, and co-founder Sergey Brin is [...]

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