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Techquity: Price concerns for Apple, Facebook competition

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 02:40

Apr 18 - Analysts express concerns about the average selling price of iPhones while Facebook faces more competition from LinkedIn and others.

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Another data point on apple rising reporting quarterly results including the activation by brand. IPhone activation is falling about 35% from the fourth quarter. Which was within range of what several analysts have expected -- point this little notes at this point what was not expected by some the -- by model. IPhone 5 only made -- half of the activation with iPhone four and -- making the other half. Piper Jaffray expected iPhone 5 to make up 60% of rises activation -- -- expected stronger performance from the newer version as well. Higher sales older cheaper phones could be hit to revenue. Analysts caution they don't have numbers from Indian carriers. Apple Stock falling again as low as 393361. Point today. Shares down another 2% to their lowest since January of last year. Verizon faring better as a -- and its shares up 13%. To 52 week high. That could be facing more competition on the mobile front. Lincoln launched mobile apps that -- new stream a sleeker look and makes it more -- active. Users can comment on a story or like it just as the FaceBook. Lincoln is also using those apps to test ads that pop up and that is strange more than a quarter Lincoln's traffic comes from its mobile. And justice FaceBook introduces a new way of message on its home software. Along comes in the service that combines email multi media messaging and clouds -- Call it just me users to store their multimedia content on clout. Users can broadcast that content and other messages to the public. Or seven privately to people -- like from the phone book. And unlikable lap what's -- recipients of the -- don't have to have just meet with the senate anyone. This startup is backed by Google's venture arm and run by the former CEO of the tech blog techcrunch he's here. FaceBook stop falling more than 4% today but so too was -- -- down 2%. Storing and sputtering time our look at movers story is over stock dot com. This got Internet retailer posted a nearly 20% jump in revenue helped by higher average order size shares up 30%. And sputtering is eBay. He gave a disappointing earnings forecast and said it expects the economy in Europe to be weaker than anticipated. Shares down more than 5%. That's equity this Thursday. Remember you can follow us on Twitter RT artists equity I'm Fred Katayama this is rolling.

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Techquity: Price concerns for Apple, Facebook competition

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 02:40