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SAN FRANCISCO, May 15- As Amazon.com Inc seeks to transform itself into a leading provider of technology to the world's largest corporations, it is discovering that it needs help.
Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 2 percent to $21.23 with 16,073,900 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell. 8 percent to $26.86 with 14,183,400 shares traded. Groupon Inc. rose 4.9 percent to $7.23 with 20,733,300 shares traded.
Amazon.com shares are relatively cheap now, T. Rowe Price portfolio manager Ken Allen says.
Stephanie Link, TheStreet, and Jon Najarian, Optionmonster, discuss whether they like or dislike Cisco stock now. And Ken Allen, T. Rowe, shares his reasons for liking Microsoft now.
Facebook, Google and Amazon are launching new products in an attempt to be a one-stop-shop for their customers, but it becomes "too much of a good thing," says TheStreet.com.
LONDON, May 15- Amazon.com' s main UK unit paid $3.7 million of taxes on its 2012 income, it said on Wednesday, despite group UK sales of $6.5 billion, prompting criticism from lawmakers and competitors.
May 15- The ranks of lobbyists are growing in Washington again as Congress flirts with a possible overhaul of the complex U.S. tax code.
Before you put money to work in this stock, Cramer thinks there’s something you should know.
The S&P and Dow closed at fresh all-time highs on Tuesday after widely followed hedge fund manager David Tepper said he is "definitely bullish" on stocks.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 3 percent to $21.34 with 17,339,700 shares traded. Dell Inc. fell. 5 percent to $13.46 with 16,335,000 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $27.12 with 15,178,400 shares traded.
SEATTLE, May 14- Microsoft Corp's forthcoming update to its personal computer operating system will be called Windows 8.1 and will be available later this year free to existing Windows 8 customers, the marketing chief for the Windows unit said on Tuesday.
TheStreet.com takes a closer look at the catalyst events that could move the stock more than 10 percent, and short sellers have to be prepared.
SEATTLE, May 14- Microsoft Corp executive Tami Reller said on Tuesday the company's forthcoming update to its Windows operating system will be called Windows 8.1 and will be available later this year free to existing Windows 8 customers.
BlackBerry, renamed from Research In Motion, had been the market leader but over the past few years has bled market share to Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's popular line of Galaxy devices powered by Google's Android operating system.
*OCI NV to press ahead with plan held up by Egypt govt. OCI NV said on Tuesday it would offer holders of OCI's Egypt- listed shares the option of swapping them for OCI NV shares or a cash alternative of 255 Egyptian pounds per share.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee on Monday asked activist investor Carl Icahn for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout to shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee asked activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout for shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
Amer Cap Agency fell 3.5 percent to $29.00 with 15,358,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 3 percent to $21.16 with 17,890,600 shares traded. Dell Inc. rose. 1 percent to $13.47 with 17,735,400 shares traded.
The special committee of Dell board of directors is seeking more details on Carl Icahn's proposed offer for the computer maker.
*Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook. *Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website.