Google Inc, Microsoft Corporation, Facebook Inc, Outerwall Inc, Apple Inc. and Netflix Lose at NASDAQ
In order to make a success of their Windows Azure Cloud, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is offering technical training free of any charge. These will be a two-day course for those researchers and scientists who take a great interest in modern Computing Framework coding and computer science experts who are great at their research work. The potential trainees need to have some prior skills in coding, but need no particular computer language. In the last activity, shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) went down by -0.69% ($32.80).
It was apparent only a few days before the launch of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPhone in China that iPhone 5C and 5S might not be as much in demand as its earlier models. China’s second biggest wireless carrier, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd says that iPhone 5C and 5S online pre-orders went over 100,000 units, which is lower than online pre-orders for iPhone 5, which crossed 300,000 units. Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) went down by -3.18% and ended at $450.12.
On Monday an announcement by Bump revealed that it has been bought by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). Even though Bump successfully gathered $20 million from big shot companies like Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital, it still had difficulty in standing up on its own. According to two sources with the knowledge of the deal, Google paid $40 million for its Bump deal. Both the companies however did not disclose the price. Shares of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) went down by -0.15% and ended at $887.76.
In a shocking turn of events on Monday, internet users in Iran found out that Twitter and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) could be accessed without having to compromise their government’s firewall. Both these websites had been blocked for years by the Iranian government. This unblock was received with great pleasure by all the Iranians. Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) went down by -4.06% and ended at $42.51.
Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR) the parent company of Redbox saw its share fall down by 20% in trading in the afterhours on Monday. The company said that it is focusing on leveling its growth plans back instead of focusing on rental dealing at the DVD Kiosk profitability. Shares of Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR) went down by -2.32% ($55.97) and went down to -19.96% in the afterhours.
Kelly Merryman, the Content Acquisition in Europe’s Vice President, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) after starting to offer its services in Netherland gets its cues for content programming from different piracy sites. According to the company, this action is an effort to stop piracy. Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) went down by -1.14% ($302.16).