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Shares of Facebook Inc. slumped Tuesday, with JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth saying the departures of Instagram’s co-founders were not only “surprising,” but also “concerning” for investors.
Snap Inc. (SNAP - Free Report) , the parent of camera-application Snapchat, recently announced that it is rolling out a new feature that will enable people to use the app camera for searching products on Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) .
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Shares of Snap Inc. SNAP, +3.18% are up 2% in Tuesday morning trading after Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said they would be leaving their company, which is now owned by Facebook Inc. FB, -1.17% Snapchat user growth has struggled since Snap went public in early 2017, as Facebook and Instagram continue to borrow the service's most popular features and win over more young users.
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Action camera company GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) unveiled its lineup of new products on Thursday, launching just ahead of this year’s all-important holiday shopping season. GoPro stock rallied a bit because, well, at least a small faction of investors rev up their bullishness whenever the company makes any sort of move.
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U.S. stock futures are trading broadly higher this morning. Wall Street has once again pushed trade-war fears to the back burner in favor of U.S. economic data. Today, we get reports on July home prices and September consumer confidence.
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Co-founders of Facebook Inc's Instagram, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, have resigned and plan to leave the photo-sharing app company in coming weeks, the New York Times reported late on Monday, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter.
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(Reuters) - Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer of the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc, with the pair giving scant explanation.
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Merger Monday really made itself known this week. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) outbit Disney/Fox (NYSE:DIS) for the rest of Sky plc, Randgold (NYSE:GOLD) and is being bought by Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI) acquired Pandora (NYSE:P) for $3.5 billion and that’s not all of the weekend deals, surprisingly. Let’s look at our top stock trades to get a better idea, although we won’t look at all of these deals.
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Nothing can go right for social media stocks these days. That is especially true for Snap (NYSE:SNAP). The teen-favorite social media app has had trouble growing its user base beyond its core demographic. Even within that core demographic, Snap has had trouble monetizing users with ads. When they do monetize users with ads, the users tend to hate it.
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Snap Inc. SNAP, +0.61% said Monday that it was testing out a new shopping partnership with Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.06% Snapchat users will be able to aim their phone cameras at a product or barcode, and they'll then see a pop-up on the screen that enables them to see shopping results for that item on Amazon's site. Snap is rolling out the feature slowly, the company said in a blog post. Shares are up 1.
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The story sounded like a good one at the time. Snap (NYSE:SNAP), the parent company of messaging platform Snapchat, was following in the footsteps of highly successful social networking companies like Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). Surely SNAP stock would be a winner, too.
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Near-term regulation concerns have weighed on tech giants recently. Specifically, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Snap (NYSE:SNAP), and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) have all fallen over the past several weeks amid what the market is perceiving as a tightening regulatory environment for big tech companies with a ton of data. It’s the kind of thing that could be an issue for Alphabet stock.
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2017-10-16 - Asif
Snap Inc. is a camera company. Snap believe that reinventing the camera represents Its greatest opportunity to improve the way that people live and communicate. Its products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. Its flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera application that was created to help people communicate through short videos and images. The company call each of those short videos or images a Snap. On average, 173 million people use Snapchat daily, and over 3.0 billion Snaps are created every day. On average, its users visit Snapchat more than 20 times per day and spend over 30 minutes on Snapchat every day. Trends in User Metrics User Engagement The company define a Daily Active User as a registered Snapchat user who opens the Snapchat application at least once during a defined 24-hour period. The company measure average Daily Active Users for a particular quarter by calculating the averag...
2018-09-18 - Asif
Overview Rigel Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering, developing and providing novel small molecule drugs that significantly improve the lives of patients with immune and hematologic disorders, cancer and rare diseases. The company's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's first FDA-approved product is TAVALISSE™ (fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate), an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia who have had an insufficient response to a previous treatment. The company's current clinical programs include Phase 2 studies of fostamatinib in autoimmune hemolytic anemia and IgA nephropathy, and a Phase 1 study for its IRAK program. In addition, Rigel Pharmaceuticals has product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS, Daiichi Sankyo, and Aclaris Therapeutics. Since inception, Rigel Pharmaceuticals h...
2018-09-18 - Asif
Overview The company design, develop and sell exoskeleton technology to augment human strength, endurance and mobility. The company's exoskeleton technology serves multiple markets and can be used both by able-bodied users as well as by persons with physical disabilities. Ekso Bionics has sold, rented or leased devices that (a) enable individuals with neurological conditions affecting gait (stroke and spinal cord injury) to rehabilitate and to walk again and (b) allow industrial workers to perform heavy duty work for extended periods. Today, its medical exoskeleton, Ekso GT, is used as a rehabilitation tool to allow physicians and therapists to rehabilitate patients who have suffered a stroke or spinal cord injury. With its unique features designed specifically for hospitals and its proprietary SmartAssist software, Ekso GT allows for the early mobilization of patients, with high step count and high dosage treatments. The intent is to allow the patient’s central nervous syst...
2018-09-18 - Asif
Overview Agile Therapeutics is a forward-thinking women’s healthcare company dedicated to fulfilling the unmet health needs of today’s women. Twirla® and its other current potential product candidates are designed to provide women with contraceptive options that offer greater convenience and facilitate compliance. The company's lead product candidate, Twirla, also known as AG200-15, is a once-weekly prescription contraceptive patch that is at the end of Phase 3 clinical development. Since its inception in 1997, Agile Therapeutics has devoted substantial resources to developing Twirla, building its intellectual property portfolio, business planning, raising capital and providing general and administrative support for these operations. The company incurred research and development expenses of $14.4 million, $20.9 million and $25.6 million during the years ended December 31, 2017, 2016 and 2015, respectively. The company incurred research and development expenses of $2.4 milli...
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