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Android’s Impact on Google’s future

By Faisal Laljee

In a short period of time, Google‘s mobile operating platform, Android, which competes with Windows Mobile, Apple‘s iPhone OS, Symbian and Palm OS has garnered plenty of attention and accolades. As was the case when Apple’s App Store was launched some 15 months ago now, Android’s Market, which is Google’s version of Apple’s App... »

Google’s Android will become the default Mobile Platform

By Faisal Laljee

Google’s Android OS is the hottest ever OS for mobile devices. In fact, over a handful of Android devices (some say as high as 20) are slated to launch this year alone from HTC, Sony, Samsung, and even Garmin. I have said this before but I truly believe that Android will be the single... »

Top Stocks to Buy in 2009 Part 3

By Faisal Laljee

Get Cramer’s best stock picks & his latest bestseller FREE. To learn how, CLICK HERE I realize this post is a couple of months late. Markets have rallied over 30% since March 9th, which was the lowest point in US equity markets in over 12 years. So I apologize to those that follow this... »

Take Profits on Google

By Faisal Laljee

Google reports earnings after the market close today, a report that has been highly anticipated by the investing public. Gearing up for this earnings release, analysts have both lowered and upped their estimates. Regardless of what happens, I believe that prudent investors should take some profits considering that the stock has run up over... »

Growth in Digital Marketing and How to Benefit from it

By Faisal Laljee

The economy has affected all sectors of the world economy and there is not a single area that has not felt the pain. Retail, autos, health-care, finance, non-profit, government, manufacturing, services, consumer staples – all have suffered in some form or another. One of the areas hit hardest is Media. Anyone affiliated with media... »

Yang leaves Yahoo!. Woohoo!

By Faisal Laljee

As you may have heard, Jerry Yang has been sacked by the Board of Directors at Yahoo from his position as CEO. Ok so maybe the official verdict is that he “stepped down”. Regardless, he hurt Yahoo more than he helped. During his 18 month run as CEO, he turned down a lucrative Microsoft... »

Calling the Bottom for S&P at 800

By Faisal Laljee

The S&P 500 index fell another 8% this week and now sits near 6 year lows. But unlike the last market crash from 2000-02, this market is not expensive. The heavy selling has nothing to do with lofty valuations, instead, a weak economy, slowing growth, and fears of a recession are whats driving investor... »

YouTube Launches Click to Buy – Order some Google

By Faisal Laljee

YouTube recently launched a click-to-buy a program, which allows users to purchase music, movies and games from Amazon, iTunes or Electronic Arts via links on the video page. Google has been at the receiving end of some criticism regarding its lack of monetization strategy on YouTube, so this is welcome news for Google investors.... »

3 Growth Stocks that are posing as Value Stocks

By Faisal Laljee

This market is really fickle and the bailout package seems to have done nothing to appease the market. Today, while the market was waiting for the House to approve the new bailout plan, the Dowt rallied 250 points. Once it was approved, it turned negative within minutes. We are definitely not out of the... »

How Apple and Google can benefit from iPhone and Chrome

By Faisal Laljee

I realized that my previous post about Google and Apple failed to outline how it is I think that Apple and Google could monetize the App Store and Chrome respectively. For Apple, the average iPhone user downloads about eight apps in the first month of owning the phone. Other smartphones users download less than... »

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