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Alibaba's growth woes a lesson for Twitter IPO?

SAN FRANCISCO — Events playing out in Hong Kong suggest that any initial public offering of Twitter shares in the U.S. will come sooner, rather than later.<p>As noted in this column in July, the biggest Internet IPO on the horizon will come not from the San Francisco-based social media start-up but …

Three Easy Ways To Select and Compare Dividend Stocks

In the first article of this series I outlined three tips for new DIY dividend investorsentering retirement should know. Beyond those basics, here are some specifics on how best to compare and select different dividend paying companies. It’s important to point out that this is not an absolute or …

JPM's Tom Lee: Here Are 21 Cheap Stocks That Offer Double-Digit Returns

"Investor apprehension about this market continues to increase," says Lee. "It is the combination of fears that this was a 'false breakout' to new highs coupled with lingering concerns about the budget/debt ceiling showdown in the US and the possible resulting turmoil."<p>With this in mind, Lee …

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The Great Suspender Automagically Kills Off Memory-Hungry Chrome Tabs

Just a quick heads up to a fantastic Chrome extension I’ve been using of late: The Great Suspender.<p>I’m sure there are others out there, but this is the one that has worked for me and it has dramatically improved my Chrome and overall computer experience.<p>The Great Suspender effectively allows you to …

Google Glass competitor ships 50K devices, takes Intel investment, hints at Apple connection

Google Glass competitor Recon, which sells the Recon Jet heads-up display and bills itself as the Google Glass for athletes and professionals, has secured an investment from Intel Capital.<p>In perhaps bigger news, the company announced that it has already shipped 50,000 units worldwide of its Snow …