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Get ready for Google to lose billions

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If you want to know how much Google is spending on some of its wildest dreams, you'll have to wait a little longer than the first earnings report from Alphabet, the new name under which Google will report earnings for the first time on Thursday.

Yahoo core business now worth less than nothing

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Yahoo's stock took a nosedive on Wednesday following another disappointing earnings report. With the company continuing to lose market share in online advertising, investors now say the core business is worth nothing. Actually, less than nothing.

M&A only road forward for IBM, big tech: Analyst

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IBM and other large cap tech companies are in a "quicksand situation" as customers transition to cloud computing, and the only escape may be mergers and acquisitions, FBR Capital Markets' Daniel Ives said Tuesday.