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Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets lead internet analyst, says Facebook's management team is more proven and the valuations are a lot easier, although Twitter's business margins are already proven.
A growing number of Internet companies are set to raise prices to help offset rising costs. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides analysis on pricing power within the industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20- A new smarpthone app developed by the Tribune Co will read aloud a personalized "playlist" of news articles along with weather and traffic updates, as the media organization looks for new ways to reach consumers.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18- Pandora Media Inc will increase fees for its ad-free service by $1 a month to almost $5 a month in May, a move to cover the rising cost of licensing tunes that may annoy some longtime fans of the popular music-streaming service.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Apple is asking record labels for exclusive iTunes releases. The "Fast Money" traders take their positions.
We talk about desktop and mobile but there's a third platform that is the new battleground for tech companies, says Buzzfeed COO Jon Steinberg.
Discussing Pandora's stock drop due to a slump in listener metrics and competition in the Internet radio space, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Secuities senior analyst, and Peter Kafka, Re/code.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses the possibility of Spotify going public and weighs in on the Netflix "juggernaut."
A Spotify job posting adds to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 17- Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at as much as $8 billion.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Streaming-music services are growing, and so are the battles between artists, record labels and technology companies over royalty streams.
Happy Thursday. Don't forget to register your nonfarm payroll guess (for amusement only).
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Pandora Media reported higher revenue and profit for the quarter ending in December but said that costs to grow its audience are rising.
Twitter and Walt Disney among the headlines after the bell Wednesday.
Pandora will report earnings after today's closing bell. Shebly Seyrafi, FBN Securities tech research analyst, and Rich Tullo, Albert Fried & Co. senior financial analyst, debate how to play the stock.
They say the future depends on what you do today. And Microsoft is clearly getting ready for its future.