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  • Financials

    Must-know 3Q updates from Dan Loeb’s Third Point Partners

    In this series Activist investor Dan Loeb’s fund, Third Point Partners LP, disclosed some of the positions traded during 3Q14 in its 3Q investor letter. In this series, we’ll go through the details of these positions and Third Point’s rationale for adding or exiting its stakes. In its 3Q letter, the fund said it “continued […]

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Consumer

    Berkshire Hathaway buys a new stake in Verizon Communications

    Berkshire Hathaway took a new position in Verizon Communications (VZ) last quarter. The position accounts for 2.04% of the fund’s portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alphabet’s Waymo Sets Sights on $241 Billion Sensor Market

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) self-driving arm, Waymo, is getting into the sensor business.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Is Back in the Robotics Business—What Gives?

    According to a report from the New York Times, Google has resurrected its robotics ambitions.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What TikTok’s Rise Could Mean for Facebook

    ByteDance, which owns video clip sharing app TikTok, raised $3.0 billion last year in additional funding from a group of investors including SoftBank (SFTBF), according to Bloomberg.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Next for Ericsson after Its Network Outages?

    At least two Ericsson (ERIC) mobile operator customers suffered network outages for some hours in early December.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Alibaba See in Tokopedia?

    Alibaba (BABA) recently teamed up with SoftBank (SFTBF) and other investors to put an additional $1.1 billion toward Tokopedia.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Tencent and Line Are Teaming Up

    Tencent (TCEHY) and Line are joining forces on mobile payments in Japan.

    By Neha Gupta
  • The International Moat Index’s Best Performer in July
    Real Insights

    The International Moat Index’s Best Performer in July

    Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMAB MM, 15.31%), which operates 13 airports in Mexico and handles roughly 15% of domestic air travel according to Morningstar, was the top contributor to International Moat Index returns in July.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix: Partnering with SoftBank for Launch in Japan

    Netflix (NFLX) launched in Japan earlier this month. On August 23, 2015, Netflix announced its partnership with SoftBank (SFTBF) in Japan.

    By Shirley Pelts
  • Technology & Communications

    Everything you need to know about Sprint’s recent ups and downs

    Sprint (S) has gone through a lot of ups and downs over the last few years. The company continues to lose money and its subscribers continue to migrate towards Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T).

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Analyzing the market structure of the telecom sector

    Despite the presence of a number of players, the sheer size of Verizon and AT&T gives the market structure a duopolistic character—smaller players like Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (TMUS) haven’t been able to match the larger players for size, resources, and scale.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Technology & Communications

    The latest word in telecom: Can SoftBank swing a T-Mobile deal?

    Masayoshi Son, Chairman and CEO of SoftBank Corp. (SFTBF) and chairman of Sprint (S), has been pushing for more consolidation in the telecom sector in the U.S.

    By Phalguni Soni
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