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Back when Kim Kardashian’s game was setting fire to the App Store, we said that it was going to cause problems for Glu Mobile, the publicly traded company that made the game. We said Glu’s stock prices were going to go up with the hype, and then come down hard once the headlines went away. Read More
Stock prices jumped six percent yesterday for Oculus Innovation Sciences, which should come as no surprise if you’ve been been following Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR.
Oh wait, the two companies have absolutely nothing to do with one another, aside from the fact that they’re both named after the Latin word for “eye.”
TechCrunch has gotten hold of an internal report by Goldman Sachs wherein the investment firm takes a deep look at crypto-currencies, and many are quick to call it a devastating blow to Bitcoin’s future.
The report says that bitcoin is not a real currency, and shouldn’t be trusted as a safe Read More
As if being a Wall Street i-banker and working in a power suit till 4 a.m. every morning isn’t already appealing, now you can do it with a computer strapped to your face. As Quartz reported yesterday, Fidelity Labs—sort of like the mad scientists’ division of Fidelity Investments—has developed a “market monitoring app” for Google Glass.
There comes a time in every start-up’s life when they have to move beyond, “If we build it, they will come,” and start focusing on guap. For StockTwits co-founder and investor Howard Lindzon, that time is nigh. But rather than the typical advertising or premium membership route, Lindzon’s New York- and San Diego-based Twitter-based financial network for traders and investors has opted to disrupt the staid field of corporate investor relations. Betabeat talked to StockTwits investor and executive editor Phil Pearlman today to find out why.