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The company now has over 5 million advertisers, and it's well-positioned to add plenty more thanks to the reach and versatility of its platforms.
The company's new solutions for Snapchat advertisers are a step in the right direction. But Facebook and others still often have an edge when it comes to advanced targeting.
Comcast's mobile plans suggest a willingness to offer low-margin wireless services to keep broadband and pay-TV subscribers loyal. Incumbent carriers can't be pleased.
Consolidation, strong memory prices and healthy demand from several end-markets continue driving industry profits higher. Some good news is clearly priced in, but maybe not all of it.
Amazon and Google likely want a minority stake in Toshiba's flash unit rather than full ownership. Deals like that could be useful as cloud giants keep growing their spending.
Apple could lower its memory costs by acquiring Toshiba's flash business, and Broadcom could add to its mobile and data center footprints. But a deal would also feature some challenges.
Demand for Samsung's new flagship looks poised to beat cautious initial estimates. But Apple is buffered by strong loyalty rates and a pending iPhone 8 launch.
With direct and indirect threats to its data center switch business mounting, it looks as if Cisco wants to make advanced software features available on cheaper hardware.
Tencent, which just took a 5% stake in Tesla, could use its very popular messaging platforms to promote the EV maker. And Tesla could integrate Tencent's services within its cars.
The company is still in trial-and-error mode are it explores plans for venues selling goods that many consumers still prefer to buy in physical stores.

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