Internet

The Internet refers to the World Wide Web, which is the familiar “www” prefix found in all web site URLs. The Internet is one of the top innovations over the last few decades, and it has become a critical platform for both businesses and people. The significance of the Internet in the global marketplace is only expected to grow going forward.


Line IPO Price Delayed by Global Uncertainty Although tech IPOs (initial public offerings) have been rare in the last 18 months, the upcoming Line IPO was supposed to buck the trend. But then the Brexit happened. As a result, the…

Turnaround for TWTR Stock? Since last May, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stock has been traveling mostly downhill. There have been plenty of press releases that could turn into positive catalysts, but Twitter stock never really bounced back. Jack Dorsey, though, seems…

Bail on TWTR Stock? Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stock is finally making the news again but it’s not because the social media company announced strong growth metrics. The battered down TWTR stock is attracting unsubstantiated takeover speculation again driven by Microsoft…

The Next Big Thing for Groupon Stock LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) stock investors are probably the biggest winners this week. After the market learned Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) would be acquiring the social media company, LinkedIn stock skyrocketed 48%. Of course, deals…

This Is Why Twitter Stock Is Going Crazy Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stock has mostly been in the doldrums since last summer. On Monday morning, though, it shot up seven percent. Does that mean Twitter stock is going to make a…

LNKD Stock Skyrockets 48% If you are one of the investors that got into LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) stock after its massive downfall in February, today is a good day for you. As Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced that it is acquiring…

The Next Catalyst for Yahoo Stock? We all know that Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) stock probably won’t be able to climb back on its own. The major thing to watch right now is the bidding war for the company’s core assets…

No Uber Car Coming, CEO Says The rumor mills were buzzing about it for weeks, but now it appears there won’t be any “Uber Car” rolling off assembly lines. Considering that Uber Technologies Inc. and Daimler AG are nearly equal…

Entertainment Industry In-Fighting Benefits Users (FOR NOW) In my essays here, I spend a lot of time on the Gold Wars. There is, however, another war with which most of us are somewhat familiar but do not realize quite how…

As I have recently discussed in this column, I am positive on the technology sector, yet there is also some obvious froth in these stocks, namely in the social media space. My freshman son in high school is currently producing…

We all know about some of the insane valuations with social media and Internet services stocks, such as Twitter, Inc. (NYSE/TWTR), Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ/FB), and Yelp, Inc. (NYSE/YELP), as I have discussed in these pages before. (Read “Two More Internet…

As momentum play Twitter, Inc. (NASDAQ/TWTR) plummeted 24% to $50.00 last Thursday morning, my response was—it’s about time. Here’s what I’m thinking: the superlative price spikes in social media Internet stocks in 2013 were truly obscene; in fact, I think…