Positive Price Movements, Annual Conferences, New Trends and Apps, and Joint Agreements - Research Report on Baidu, Akamai, TripAdvisor, AOL and OpenTable Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP), AOL, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) and OpenTable Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Baidu Inc. Research Report

On September 25, 2013, Bloomberg reported that Baidu Inc. (Baidu), China's most-used online search engine climbed to its highest level since April 2012, closing at $150.13 on September 24, 2013. Bloomberg informed that as per a report on NetEase's website on September 23, 2013, users of Baidu's video app on mobile devices exceeded 100 million and daily active users surged to 20 million. Further, the Bloomberg report cited a note from 86 Research Ltd. to its clients which said, "Quickly gaining a large number of users adds to Baidu's bargaining power to form a legitimate relationship with video sources." The Full Research Report on Baidu Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd9e_BIDU]

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 Akamai Technologies, Inc. Research Report

On September 19, 2013, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) announced that its 6th annual customer conference, Akamai Edge 2013  will be held from October 7 to October 11, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland. According to the Company, the conference creates a forum for sharing technology best practices and innovation stories through industry panels, technical labs, and partner-based exhibits. Attendees will have the chance to connect and gain insight into the Akamai partner ecosystem through hands-on demonstrations by more than 30 technical and strategic partners whose solutions integrate with the Akamai Intelligent Platform. Brad Rinklin, Chief Marketing Officer, Akamai, said, "Each year we bring together thought leaders from around the world to share insight on how they are innovating to take advantage of the explosive growth of mobile devices, cloud computing, and online video. Collaborating with our customers and partners, we believe we have created a dynamic forum for sharing those ideas and technologies that help enable a faster, more reliable, intelligent and secure Internet." The Full Research Report on Akamai Technologies, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b3ab_AKAM ]

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TripAdvisor Inc. Research Report

On September 24, 2013, Reuters reported that TripAdvisor Inc.'s (TripAdvisor) data on customer searches showed that Chinese tourists are seeking more exotic locales for their trips as the popularity of most of their top 20 destinations soars. According to the report, people from mainland China still prefer to go nearby to Hong Kong and Macau for getaways and shopping, but are increasingly adventurous with holidays in Asia, Europe and North America. As reported by Reuters, Lily Cheng, TripAdvisor China, said, "This new generation of Chinese outbound travelers is making their own decisions about where to go, where to stay and what to do by doing their own research online, going beyond the old stereotype of big buses of group tourists." Reuters informed that in 2012, more than 83 million Chinese travelled abroad - a number expected to soar to 200 million by 2020, and Chinese spending on overseas travel was the highest in the world at $102 billion, according to the U.N. World Tourism Organisation. The Full Research Report on TripAdvisor Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/19a5_TRIP ]

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AOL, Inc. Research Report

On September 24, 2013, AOL, Inc. (AOL) together with Microsoft and Yahoo announced an agreement to streamline access to premium ad inventory for advertisers. Accordingly, each company has committed to converge around a common set of API specifications for the premium programmatic digital advertising sales channel, to make it easier for advertisers and agencies to procure premium digital advertising by reducing friction in discovering, ordering and paying for premium inventory. "Microsoft, together with AOL and Yahoo, is committed to the growth of programmatic premium," said Rik van der Kooi, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Advertising. "We see this approach as being both 'advertiser friendly' and 'publisher friendly' - something that will address the challenges and inefficiencies that make it hard to scale big brand buys on the internet. Ultimately, we believe this will serve as a catalyst to unlock pent-up demand for premium publisher offerings and help speed the migration of offline media spend to online." The companies will make the API specifications available in the coming months and encourage other publishers and ad technology vendors in the industry to do the same to enable ecosystem growth. The Full Research Report on AOL, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/7c21_AOL ]

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OpenTable Inc. Research Report

On September 18, 2013, OpenTable Inc. (OpenTable) announced the release of OpenTable for iOS 7 through its official blog post. The app includes new search features and a design that allows restaurants to shine, making it easier for users to find and book places to eat. According to the post, the new features includes:  Streamlined search; Focus on location; New ways to explore; Easy access to more information; and Points tracking to see the progress toward earning the next Dining Cheque. The Full Research Report on OpenTable Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3ab8_OPEN ]

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