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Google, Facebook, then Yahoo

New data released by web analytics firm Compete.com shows that Facebook is the second most visited website in U.S. Google is still number one, third place belongs to Yahoo. Facebook’s traffic rose in January 2010 to 133.62 million visitors, Yahoo shrunk down to 132.00 million. Google’s US traffic grew by over 1 million visitors between

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Hewlett-Packard Grows

Hewlett-Packard announced that the company’s first-quarter profit increased by 28 percent from a year 2009. HP’s profit for the quarter ended January 31 2010 was US$2.3 billion, up from $1.9 billion in the same quarter last year. Hewlett-Packard’s revenue increased by 8 percent to $31.2 billion.

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Nokia in USA

Nokia do not sell mobile phones to Americans. Even if Nokia is the world’s largest mobile maker (2 of every 5 cell phones bought last year were Nokias), the brand is almost undetectable in the United States. According to the article about that issue from NYTimes, Nokia cut itself out of the American market through

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New York Times will Charge for Online Access

The New York Times is going to charge readers for an access to some of its Website’s resources. Of course there is a risk that people will go elsewhere to read news. This will affect a traffic and a revenue from online adverts. The company Forrester Research in its recent study mentioned that most people

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a Federal holiday marking the birth date of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The holiday takes place on the third Monday of January each year (it is a date around the time of King’s birthday, January 15). Today many schools, business and places of higher education were closed.

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Employment Situation

According to information provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, last month (in December) nonfarm payroll employment edged down -85,000. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.0 percent. The report from BLS with information about lost 85,000 jobs in December disappointed economists, most of then had been expecting a decline of 10,000 jobs. *The Bureau

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