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Why Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) News Feed Tinkering Scandal Will Blow Over

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Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock has been logging impressive gains, and the company's strategic acquisitions continue to bolster investor confidence.

But a recent study in which Facebook tweaked the content mix in the news feeds of almost 690,000 users for one week in early 2012 could erode users' trust - and raises concerns about privacy all over again.

Here's why some believe the study, and Facebook, crossed a line - and what this development means for FB stock...

Google Stock Stakes Its Future on "Android Everywhere"

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Yesterday Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) said it was expanding Android to run not just on tablets and smartphones, but also on wearable tech like smartwatches, in-car entertainment systems, and its own Android TV. The software on Google's Chromebook laptops will also be better integrated with Android.

While it might strange for a product that's given away for free, Google's grand plans for Android will determine the fate of Google stock over the next several years.

Here's why.

Get Ready to Profit from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock's Encore

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With its Windows operating system installed on virtually all of the world's PCs, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) was the personal computer revolution in the 1990s. And MSFT stock went on a 9,000% ride.

But now, with its growth phase over, mainstream investors have forgotten all about this once-mighty tech giant.

Here's why they're making a big mistake - and why MSFT is one of the best stocks to buy now...

Find the Hottest Tech Stocks to Buy with This Strategy

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I keep track of all the tech stocks that I recommend to you. The performance... the track record... is very important to me.

Today, let's check my spreadsheet and pick one stock - NXP Semiconductors - to use as a "mini case study."

With the easy-to-use investing strategy that I'm going to share with you, you'll be able to identify the best tech stocks to buy.

And keep your footing on the road to wealth...

Why Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) Stock Is Up 12% This Week

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Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock has gained 13% in the last two trading sessions and reached its highest price since April today (Tuesday) when the stock touched $235.54 this afternoon.

Tesla stock has always been a momentum play that experiences sharp ups and downs depending on the company's news, and this week's spike is a prime example.

Here's the news that's moving TSLA stock now, and where shares are headed from here...

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) 3D Smartphone Will Drive Sales and Profits

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In a daring move that has an excellent chance of paying off, Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is expected to introduce its own smartphone at a special media event tomorrow (Wednesday).

While Amazon has been coy about the details, the clues add up to a smartphone with some sort of special capability - almost certainly a glasses-free 3D display.

Some critics don't like it, wondering why Amazon is jumping into the crowded, cutthroat smartphone market.

But here's why it's a genius strategy sure to grow revenue...

Why Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Stock Is a Buy After the Split

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Now that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock has split 7-to-1, knocking the Apple stock price down to a psychologically more appealing number below $100, many investors are trying to figure out if it's a buy.

Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson has no doubts. In fact, he says he's buying more.

In this video, Michael explains what the tech giant is up to now that has him so enthusiastic about Apple stock.

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Here's How the Latest "Not-a-Gadget" Will Propel Apple Stock 50% Higher

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Sure, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) didn't introduce a new product at the World Wide Developers Conference last week.

But the tech giant did something much more important than just roll out some new "gadget." Apple unveiled a strategy that puts the company into two new businesses and positions it for years of potential new growth.

Here’s why Apple stock – which has zoomed back up near its 52-week highs – is headed even higher...

Apple Stock Split Opens the Door for These 7 Stocks to Follow

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The Apple stock split, given the company’s outsized influence, could well inspire a fresh wave of stock splits after years of drought.

Once common, stock splits have become increasing rare over the past decade or so, as companies began to view a lofty stock price as a mark of prestige.

But the Apple stock split, along with other high-profile stock splits this year from MasterCard and Google, seems to be signaling a shift in corporate attitudes.

And at this point, there’s no shortage of high-priced stocks ripe for a split...

No Dozing: It's Time to Profit from the Rebound in Tech Stocks

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Back on February, I explained why I was projecting an exceptionally volatile stretch for tech stocks.

And I even showed you the investment strategy to use to traverse it.

I knew that a strong tech rebound would follow the sell-off. And the investors who stayed in the game would cash in big when that resurgence began.

Well, this "new tech wave" we predicted has begun.

And now we'll show you exactly how to ride it for maximum profit...

12 Features of Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) New Operating Systems

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Some analysts yawned at the developments that came from the 25th annual Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference - but they're actually big news for the innovative tech giant.

What we did get from the developer conference is that Apple's Mac OSX software underwent a dramatic redesign.

Here are a dozen highlights of Apple’s new operating systems – available this fall.

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Just Showed Us How Its Stock Will Get to $1,000

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Many investors were disappointed that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) did not unveil any new hardware at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday.

But speaking on FOX Business' "Varney & Co.," Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson said the tech giant just gave us chapter-and-verse on how the stock will reach $1,000.

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Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Takes Aim at Rivals at WWDC

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Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) did not unveil any sexy new hardware at its annual developer's conference today (Monday), but what was discussed tells us a lot about the company's long-term strategy.

It appears that as Apple CEO Tim Cook has watched rival hardware makers using Google's Android copy the iPhone and iPad, he has realized that trying to stay ahead of the competition by dreaming up more new features that will be quickly copied is not the answer.

That's why the features revealed at WWDC focused on the one advantage Apple knows its rivals can’t easily copy…