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    📱|The Largest Threat That Tech Companies Pose

    “Less privacy for customers” voted as the largest threat tech companies pose Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Regulators across the country launched five recent investigations into some of the most high-profile tech giants in the world. The Justice Department, which went first in October, says Google sealed its dominance in online search in part using exclusive contracts to lock in its position as the default on browsers and mobile devices. On Blind, the largest anonymous professional network, we ran a survey asking: 1. Do you believe tech companies deserve increased regulatory…

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    👍|Trump to Get Free Membership to New Global Soci…

    With Twitter Ban, Trump to Get Free Membership to New Global Social Network; Dream-Real’s No Censorship, No Discrimination Policy Based on First Amendment Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Donald Trump To Get A Lifetime Membership To Dream-Real.comNEW YORK CITY, NY, January 10 – On Monday, the two founders of Dream-Real.com, a revolutionary new, global, social network built on the Blockchain, will formally offer President Donald Trump a free, lifetime membership to the international platform. Their offer is in response to Twitter and a host of other platforms banning not only th…

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    👍|Facebook Continues Their Confusing, Hypocritica…

    Henderson, NV – Facebook recently deleted a group called “Joe Biden is NOT my President,” according to The Scoop. The group, which had more than a million members, was established on December 15, 2020-just two weeks prior to its deletion. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Facebook’s Hypocritical Stifling of Free SpeechIn contrast, the anti-Trump “Not My President” page, which has existed for roughly four years, continues to post regular content attacking President Trump. It’s antithetical to the American principle of free speech that an identical page with a nearly identical nam…

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    📱|Google And Alphabet Employees Decide To Form A …

    A pair of software engineers at Google announced that they will set up a union, open to all Alphabet workers. In an opinion piece for The New York Times, they wrote that “this is not the company we want to work for.” Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Google engineers start a unionParul Koul and Chewy Shaw wrote the opinion piece. Koul is the executive chair of the Alphabet Workers Union, while Shaw is the vice-chair. They started their article with a reminder about the walkout that occurred in November 2018. About 20,000 Alphabet employees stopped working and walked out to prote…

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    👍|Will Apple Or Facebook Stock Grow More By 2022

    Every week, Benzinga conducts a sentiment survey to find out what traders are most excited about, interested in or thinking about as they manage and build their personal portfolios. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more We surveyed a group of over 500 Benzinga investors on whether shares of Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) or Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock would grow the most by 2022. Apple vs Facebook StockApple designs a wide variety of consumer electronic devices, including the iPhone smartphones, iPad tablet computers, Mac computers and Apple Watch smartwatches. As of 2020, the iPhone ma…

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    📱|Google, Facebook said to agree to work together…

    Google and Facebook apparently agreed to team up if either of them ever faced antitrust action, and the time of reckoning has come. The Wall Street Journal reviewed an unredacted version of a lawsuit filed by 10 states against Google earlier this month. It referenced heavily redacted internal company documents. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Google, Facebook Make An Antitrust PactGoogle and Facebook reportedly struck an agreement in 2018 in which Facebook said it wouldn’t compete with Google’s digital ad tools. The two tech giants also made provisions for an antitrust investi…

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    📱|Facebook Accused Of Illegally Conspiring With G…

    Legal Pressure Builds on Facebook as States File Charges of Collusion with Google The People are fed up with data pillaging and abuse Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Facebook Conspiring With Google To Prevent CompetitionHenderson, NV – Tech Oligarchs Facebook, Google and Twitter have come under increasing legal pressure and public scrutiny as regulators and prosecutors in multiple jurisdictions have pursued a series of legal claims and administrative investigations. Thursday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of ten states accusing Face…

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    👍|Facebook’s Data Mining Exposed by Apple

    Henderson, NV—Apple’s recent introduction of an “Apple Nutrition Label” has data pillaging social media surveillance company Facebook running scared. Mashable reports that Facebook ran full-page advertisements in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Washington Post “lambasting Apple for having the gall to highlight what Facebook does with user data.” Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Facebook Seems Enraged With Apple’s Fact CheckingFacebook in the past has prioritized the fact-checking of their member’s content, and seem to be enraged when others fact-check them….

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    👍|Facebook deals with antitrust cases that call f…

    Facebook faces a pair of antitrust cases filed by 46 states, the District of Columbia and Guam, and the Federal Trade Commission. The lawsuits allege that Facebook became dominant in the social media industry through anticompetitive tactics stretching back years. Those tactics included the acquisitions of WhatsApp and Instagram, which could have become serious competitors with Facebook. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Antitrust cases call for breakup of FacebookThe antitrust cases filed against Facebook also call for a breakup of the $800 billion company. The company could be …

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    👍|FTC’s Facebook Trustbusting Is A Zealous Takedown

    Consumer group: The FTC’s Facebook trustbusting is a zealous takedown that harms consumers and punishes innovation Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more FTC Wants To Breakup FacebookWASHINGTON, D.C — On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its long-awaited lawsuit, in conjunction with attorneys general from 46 states, that aims to force Facebook to break up its popular services WhatsApp and Instagram for alleged “anticompetitive” behavior. Yael Ossowski, deputy director of the Consumer Choice Center, a millennial consumer advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., sai…

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    👍|Goldman Sachs upgrades Tesla; Spiegel’s Twitter…

    Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing Goldman Sachs upgrades Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA); Mark Spiegel’s Twitter account suspended; Elon Musk’s rocket ride — Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year; Tesla Bear Jim Chanos Says He’d Tell Elon Musk ‘Job Well Done’; Tesla implemented new battery in China without *any* testing. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Goldman Sachs upgrades Tesla Inc; Mark Spiegel’s Twitter Account SuspendedGoldman Sachs upgraded Tesla yesterday – see below for screenshots of the beginning of the report. In response, Tesla uber-bear Mark Spiegel tweeted: …

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    📱|Google accused of spying on employees before fi…

    The National Labor Relations Board has accused Google of spying on workers and then firing two of them. In a complaint, the NLRB said Google fired Kathryn Spiers and Laurence Berland in 2019 for employee activism after spying on them. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Google accused of spying on workersThe NLRB said Google violated labor laws by spying on employees who were organizing protests against the company. Berland was reportedly organizing employees against the company’s move to work with the anti-union firm IRI Consultants. Google fired him for looking at the calendars …

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    👍|Facebook’s Pro-Biden Suppression Of Covid Vacci…

    Parler Responds to Facebook’s Pro-Biden Suppression of Concerns About COVID VaccineQ3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreFacebook Suppressing Covid Vaccine ConcernsHenderson, NV – Parler CEO and founder John Matze denounced Facebook this morning after reports that the tech giant is planning to work with Vice President Joe Biden to push what CEO Mark Zuckerberg called “authoritative information” regarding the soon-to-be-available COVID-19 vaccines.”Our team at Facebook has already reached out to the incoming administration to help with the COVID response in any way that we can. I’m su…

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    📱|NLRB Charges Google With Unlawful Terminations

    NLRB charges Google with Unlawful Terminations, Surveillance and Interrogating its WorkersQ3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreGoogle Charged With Unlawful TerminationsThe National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a complaint against Google for violating a number of labor laws, including the terminations of Laurence Berland and Kathryn Spiers, two Google workers who were fired last year as the company cracked down on labor organizing. The NLRB also found that Google unlawfully surveilled, suspended, and interrogated workers and that a number of Google’s company policies and p…

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    👍|These are the top 10 stocks Americans want to i…

    There’s a whole universe of stocks to invest in, but with a little bit of research, we can determine the top 10 stocks Americans want to invest in. Most of the names on this list are no surprise, although one or two may be a bit unexpected. Here are the top 10 stocks Americans want to invest in, based on internet search data. Invezz.com analyzed data from Ahrefs to come up with this list.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreTop 10 stocks Americans want to invest inIn tenth place is Moderna, which has made headlines for its COVID-19 vaccine, with 750,000 internet searches per month o…

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    👍|Parler Criticizes Facebook’s Abusive Surveillan…

    Henderson, NV- Free speech and privacy driven social platform Parler has repeatedly condemned Facebook’s deceptive and abusive data mining and is today highlighting the tech giant’s objection to Apple’s recently-announced privacy initiatives.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreDisregard For User Privacy Continues To ExpandIn a statement addressing Apple’s plans to limit and disclose how apps running on iOS gather and analyze personal data, Apple director of global privacy Jane Horvath wrote, “Facebook executives have made clear their intent is to collect as much data as possible ac…

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    👍|What To Make Of An “Irrational” Stock Market

    We’re also smack dab in the middle of earnings season. This is when companies tell the world how their business is doing. They reveal how much their sales grew and if they turned a profit.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreGood quarterly results, as I’m sure you know, can cause a stock to race higher. Bad earnings, on the other hand, can send a stock into a tailspin. In fact, it’s quite common for a stock to move 20%, 30%, or even 40% in a day based on earnings.More importantly, earnings can set the tone for a stock going forward. They can dictate a stock’s trajectory for weeks, m…

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    👍|Tilson’s Favorite Big-Cap Stocks: BRK-B, AMZN, …

    Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing his favorite big-cap stocks and tech giant earnings.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreEmpire Financial’s Favorite Big-Cap Stocks1) When we launched our first newsletter, Empire Investment Report, on April 17, 2019, we told our subscribers to build a solid foundation for their portfolio before they started buying the higher-risk-but-hopefully-higher-return smaller stocks that we’d be recommending.This core consisted of large positions in four of our favorite big-cap stocks: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B), Amazon (AMZN), Alphabet (GOOGL), …

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    📱|Crucial Tech Earnings Surprises Fail To Maintai…

    Commenting on a slew of crucial tech earnings and today’s trading, Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman said:Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreA Slew Of Crucial Tech EarningsThe major indices are all trading significantly lower at midday following a volatile overnight session in the wake of a slew of crucial tech earnings. Facebook (FB, -5.9%), Amazon (AMZN, -3.9%), Google parent Alphabet (GOOG, +4.4%), and Apple (AAPL, -5.2%) all reported positive surprises yesterday, but the tech sector still struggled to maintain yesterday’s bullish momentum as, apart from Alphabet, the mega-c…

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    👍|Did Snap replace Facebook as the highest paying…

    Did Snap replace Facebook as the highest paying company now? 56% of tech professionals think so.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreLast week, Snap’s strong third-quarter earnings sent its stock price up as much as 37%, lifting its market capitalization as high as $57 billion.Has Snap Replaced Facebook As The Highest Paying Company?With this extra capital, a user on Blind, an anonymous professional network, ran a poll asking, “Did Snap replace Facebook as the highest paying company now?”The poll had 3,701 responses, with 254 professionals commenting on their own opinions, here are …

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    👍|Snap, Facebook and Alphabet Earnings Boost the …

    Commenting on Snap, Facebook and Alphabet Earnings, and today’s trading, Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman said:Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreSnap, Facebook and Alphabet Post Strong EarningsThe major indices are mixed and flat at midday following a quiet overnight session and a strong opening rally in stocks. White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows told the press that the two parties aim to reach “some kind of coronavirus stimulus deal” in the next 48-hours, and while a lot of analysts remain skeptical about a pre-election agreement, U.S. equities got a nice earl-day lift…

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    👍|Top 7 Most Popular Social Media Platforms

    From a handful of social media platforms in the early 2010s, the social media universe has expanded to more than 100 platforms. New entrants are making an entry every few months. Debutants like Triller, WT Social, Valence, Flip, and Popbase have barely scratched the surface, but they might be the next big thing.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreWhatever field you are in, it is impossible to ignore the power of social media. Half of the global population reachable by social media, making it a powerful tool for governments, corporations, small businesses, and nonprofits. Which soci…

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    👍|Facebook’s And Twitter’s Suppression Of The NYP…

    Did Facebook and Twitter Use Censorship on the New York Post article on Hunter Biden?Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreFacebook’s And Twitter’s Suppression Of The NYP Article On Hunter BidenHere is Campbell’s perspective on Facebook’s and Twitter’s suppression of the New York Post article on Hunter Biden:“The discussion about the New York Post story is indicative of the pull and drag of an ancient conversation that has sought to draw a bright line between censorship and regulation.“Was this censorship? A purposeful quelling of information? No. The Post was free to publish the sto…

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    👍|For Some Remote Workers, It Pays to Stay Home… …

    None of us are medically invincible. We saw that last week when the president and first lady announced they had tested positive for COVID-19.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreRemote-work has helped to save many jobs and lives. And as coronavirus infection and death rates continue to tick higher, many people are settling into the idea of teleworking for the longer haul.For some, that means social-distancing from expensive cities and seeking more space in the suburbs or across state lines.Workers who flee to cheaper pastures, however, may soon find that the grass isn’t always green…

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    👍|Which Social Media Stock Will Grow The Most In …

    Every week, Benzinga conducts a sentiment survey* to understand what traders are most excited about, interested in or thinking about as they manage and build their personal portfolios.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThis week, we asked a group of over 250 traders and investors about 5 of the world’s most prominent social media firms by market capitalization.Best Social Media StockOver the next 5 years, which social media stock will have the largest percentage gain?Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)Snapchat (NYSE: SNAP)Pinterest (NYSE: PINS)Zoom (NASDAQ: ZM)ZoomDuring thi…

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    👍|Tech Employees Say Facebook Responsible To Prev…

    This year, the responsibility of electoral integrity is falling on U.S. tech companies nearly as much as on the government. Blind, an anonymous professional network, with 3.6M verified users, took to the platform and asked its users the same two questions, to get a pulse on how tech VS Facebook employees felt about this accountability in regards to misinformation. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreIs It The Responsibility Of Facebook To Prevent Election Misinformation?1. Do you believe it is the responsibility of Facebook to prevent misinformation about the election?2. Are you su…

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    👍|Recent Developments In and Around Facebook

    Facebook has shown remarkable resilience in the face of a raging pandemic, a consequent economic crisis, and the recent onslaught of anti-trust probes. The Big tech, which is how the highest-earning companies, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google, are collectively referred to, has grown significantly in stock prices during the pandemic.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreFacebook, along with the tech giants Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Microsoft, have grown at an unprecedented rate, with raking in billions before the pandemic and then some during. While all other American …

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    👍|Age & The Office: 20-25 Year Old Professionals …

    There is an increasing body of evidence that the age cohort that most wants to return to the office is younger workers. Blind, an anonymous professional network, with 3.6M verified users, took to the platform and asked its users the same two questions, to get a pulse on how a scope of professionals are feeling. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more1. Do you have the physical space at home to do your job comfortably?2. Do youwant to return to the in person office?100% Of Younger Professionals Are Eager To Return To The In Person OfficeKey Findings as of 9/04 (~2,000 Responses): 75% o…

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    👍|Nasdaq And The Tech Sector Lead The Morning Sel…

    Commenting on the selloff in the tech sector and today’s trading Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman said:Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreSelloff In The Tech SectorThe major indices are all trading significantly lower at midday with the Nasdaq and the tech sector leading the morning selloff on Wall Street. The likes of Facebook (FB, -5.9%), Apple (AAPL, -7.2%), Tesla (TSLA, -8.2%), Amazon (AMZN, -5.3%), and Microsoft (MSFT, -5.7%) have been all hit hard in early trading as the short-term trends reversed in the sector. The wave of selling in the Nasdaq pushed the Volatility Ind…

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    📱|Why Buffett Passed On Microsoft

    During their recent episode of the VALUE: After Hours Podcast, Taylor, Brewster, and Carlisle discussed Why Buffett Passed On Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Here’s an excerpt from the episode:Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreBuffett On MicrosoftBill:John Huber posted on December 19th of 2019. He recently tweeted about it, about Warren Buffett’s 1997 email exchange on Microsoft. Notice how I’m on my phone now and not like this, folks. I’ve learned and the iPad is down.[laughter]Tobias: Yeah, that was funny.Bill: That was actually funny.Jake: How are you going to eat that me…

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    👍|Which FAANG Stock Will Grow the Most? Amazon To…

    Every week, Benzinga conducts a survey to collect sentiment on what traders are most excited about; interested in; or thinking about when they are managing and building their personal portfolios.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThis week we posed the following question related to FAANG stocks:Over the next 5 years, which stock will have the largest percentage gain?Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB)Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX)Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG)Which FAANG Stock Will Grow the Most?Over 44.7% of traders and investors believe …

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    👍|U.s. Employers Postpone Return-To-Work Plans

    91% of professionals state their company has postponed its return-to-work plansQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreMajor U.S. employers have postponed return-to-work plans because of recent bumps in coronavirus infections. Blind, an anonymous community of verified professionals with 3.6 million users, began running a survey gauging whether tech and finance professionals had any insight as to when return-to-work plans were pushed back to.Compannies Put Return-To-Work Plans On HoldKey Learnings (3,000 responses):1. Has your company postponed its return-to-work plans?33% of surveyed p…

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    👍|Joel Greenblatt’s Top 10 Holdings (Q2 2020) – P…

    One of the best resources for investors are the publicly available 13F-HR documents that each fund is required to submit to the SEC. These documents allow investors to track their favorite superinvestors, their fund’s current holdings, plus their new buys and sold out positions. We spend a lot of time here at The Acquirer’s Multiple digging through these 13F-HR documents to find out which superinvestors hold positions in the stocks listed in our Stock Screeners.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreAs a new weekly feature, we’re now providing the top 10 holdings from some of our favo…

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    👍|Apple Is Over FOUR Standard Deviations Overbought!

    When once caught in the maelstrom of stock speculation the average man becomes more or less mesmerized, and at critical moments his conservatism, his resolutions and his theories all take flight. Under the discomposing influence of a rapid succession of changing values and alternating impulses he loses his perspective, is incapable of calm reasoning, and is likely to do precisely the opposite of what he had intended to do. ~ Henry Howard Harper, “The Psychology of Speculation”Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreGood morning!In this week’s Dirty Dozen [CHART PACK] we cover COVID dat…

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    📱|How to Track Your iPhone by Number Online Free …

    The internet has been a blessing since it first made its way into our lives. However, online bullies have made digital space a treacherous terrain for kids and teens. Parents are therefore looking for ways to monitor the movements and online activities of their wards. One way to do so is using a spying app.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreOnly a few people know phone tracking is possible with iPhones. If you just realized this, you’re probably wondering how this is possible? With a free reverse phone lookup service like Spyic, you can actually track an iPhone by number online.Pa…