Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Summary: Apple's 7-for-1 stock split; Facebook profit triples; stocks break six-day winning streak; Boeing earnings beat forecasts; Amazon's HBO deal. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Apple stock jumps on results, stock split
May 2014 Business Issue: Trust Me
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From Airbnb to Lyft, the sharing economy is rewiring the way we interact with each other. In the May issue, Executive Editor Jason Tanz delves into the phenomenon of entrusting strangers with our most valuable possessions, personal experiences - and our very lives. Also this month: an inside look at the algorithms and formulas that Twitter and Facebook use to build the perfect feed, the story of a Silicon Valley startup struggling to survive, and the oral history of Mystery Science Theater 3000.  [READ MORE]
Facebook Has Active First Quarter
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The first quarter of 2014 was a big one for Facebook, in more ways than one. It bought the messenging service WhatsApp for $19 billion. It spent another $2 billion to buy Oculus VR, the maker of virtual-reality headsets. It bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of aerial drones. The long-awaited introduction of video ads to users Newsfeeds finally happened. And It launched Paper, a mobile news-reading app.  [READ MORE]
Nick Lachey's new job is giving him flashbacks to his old job! He's currently the host of VH1's Big Morning Buzz, which airs weekdays at 10 a.m. / 9 a.m. Central. It's a familiar location -the VH1 show is taped at the old MTV TRL studios, where his band 98 Degrees spent plenty of time. We chatted with Nick recently about his new TV gig, and he revealed how his wife, Vanessa Lachey, and their toddler son, Camden, are adjusting to life in the big city. On Allie: Massimo Dutti dress  [READ MORE]
Family Ties: Where Are They Now
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TVGN catches up with the cast of Family Ties!  [READ MORE]
One million endangered orchids to be planted in South Florida  [READ MORE]
The Apple TV continues to gain traction despite little effort from Apple. On todays financial earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV boxes. “Im feeling good about this business and where it could go,” Tim Cook said, further revealing that the company stopped calling the product segment a hobby once it pulled in $1 billion in revenue in 2013. “it didnt feel right to me to refer to something that brought in a billion dollars as a ‘hobby."  [READ MORE]

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