High Profile Tech Stocks Active in the Markets This Week
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, February 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Headline News Summaries: Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ: VMED) released news this week the recent press speculation in relation to a possible corporate transaction between Virgin Media Inc. and Liberty Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBTY). Virgin Media confirms that it is in discussions with Liberty Global, Inc., a leading international cable company, concerning a possible transaction. Any such transaction would be subject to regulatory and other conditions. VMED closed up 17.89% yesterday on high volume trading of over 44.6Million shares.
IZEA Holdings, Inc., (IZEA) is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including Staree, WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. The company has completed over 3,000,000 social media sponsorships for customers ranging from small local businesses to Fortune 50 organizations. IZEA closed up 179.5% yesterday on volume trading of over 1.35Million shares, closing at $0.45 per share.
Apple dislodged Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK) in January for the first time as the most popular mobile vendor in terms of global internet usage, according to new mobile research from StatCounter, the independent website analytics company. Samsung also climbed ahead of Nokia to take second place behind Apple on a worldwide basis. StatCounter's research arm StatCounter Global Stats finds that in January 2013 Apple led globally for the first time in terms of internet usage with 25.86%, ahead of Samsung (22.69%) and Nokia (22.15%). NOK closed up 3.67% yesterday on below average volume trading of over 45Million shares.
iMing Corp. (IMNG) announced this week that the company plans to launch its new product line for the iPhone accessories market in the second quarter(Q2) of 2013. The company's new device is called the "imRemote". The "imRemote" is the smallest and most powerful universal remote control device made for the iPhone. The imRemote controls a TV, DVD, VCR, home Theater, Blu-ray, Cable Boxes, Satellite Boxes, Receivers, etc.. The imRemote is compatible with the iPhone 4, 4S, 5, iPod Touch 3rd, 4th, 5th generation. It is also compatible with the iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, and iPad 4. The company is expected to launch it's imRemote for the Android and Windows phones later this year. IMNG closed up 13.51% yesterday on volume trading of over 700,000 shares, clsoing at $1.05 per share.
After renaming itself as BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY), Canadian firm Research in Motion (RIM) last week announced its new BlackBerry 10 software and its highly anticipated smart phones -- BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10. BlackBerry took the stage in Toronto, London, Dubai, Paris, Johannesburg and New York to showcase their products. The launch was also streamed online. BBRY closed up 6.93% yesterday on high volume trading of over 127.3Million shares.
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