Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has created an email address where people are able to report scams. The address is email@example.com. Anyone, even those who are not on Facebook, will be able to use it to report malicious emails pretending to come from Facebook. The shares traded up $0.29 (1.4%) recently at $21.01.
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): According to Reuters, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is recruiting intellectual property experts to move into patent acquisition and licensing, and it has hired Argos Search for assistance in finding an IP “Acquisition and Investment Leader.” The candidate is to help the company “identify and evaluate strategic IP acquisition and licensing opportunities.” The shares traded up $2.99 (0.48%) recently at $620.20.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is creating an information bridge between its popular Internet search engine and its widely used Gmail service in its newest attempt to provide more personal responses in a shorter time. The experimental feature was revealed on Wednesday and it will allow Google’s search engine to mine the correspondence stored within a user’s Gmail account for any information connetcted to a search request. For example, a query using the word “Amazon” would bring up emails with shipping information sent by the online retailer. The shares traded up $1.8 (0.28%) recently at $644.03.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) also took steps to redesign user experience for its online properties; it deprecates Hotmail for a sleeker Outlook.com. These interface changes focus much more on consumer usability, and can assist in attracting users in the future. The shares traded up $0.07 (0.23%) recently at $30.40.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) accelerates its solid state drive development with datacenter applications along with the development of High Endurance Technology, according to DigiTimes, who cites sources from end-side players. The data centers could transform into a new fighting ground for SSD players after the ultrabook market. The shares traded up $0.02 (0.08%) recently at $26.62.
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