Wikinvest Introduces Tool to Track Investments


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By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

Mint.com helps Web users who are willing to enter their bank and credit card account information track their spending and savings. Now another start-up called Wikinvest wants to do the same thing for investments.

Wikinvest, as we have written about, is a site with user-generated information about stocks — Wikipedia meets Yahoo Finance. On Wednesday, it will introduce a tool that imports information from a user’s brokerage and investment accounts and arranges it in a readable way.

“Today, lots of people are paying more attention to the markets, but there is no good way to do this,” said Michael Sha, a co-founder of Wikinvest. Leer más “Wikinvest Introduces Tool to Track Investments”

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Yahoo Examines iPad Ownership Trends

Yahoo finds iPads help it reach 30-54 year-old men, assist Flickr

Even before the iPad was released, Yahoo started catering to potential users, releasing a Yahoo Entertainment app. It later partnered with Appolicious, too. Now, Yahoo’s taken a look at what sort of iPad owner audience it’s attracted, and it seems that Yahoo’s done best with wealthy-ish, middle-aged men who take lots of pictures.

Let’s start with the simplest subject: gender distribution. About 66 percent of iPad users on the Yahoo network are male, compared to 51 percent of regular Yahoo users in the U.S.


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Yahoo finds iPads help it reach 30-54 year-old men, assist Flickr

Even before the iPad was released, Yahoo started catering to potential users, releasing a Yahoo Entertainment app.  It later partnered with Appolicious, too.  Now, Yahoo’s taken a look at what sort of iPad owner audience it’s attracted, and it seems that Yahoo’s done best with wealthy-ish, middle-aged men who take lots of pictures.

Let’s start with the simplest subject: gender distribution.  About 66 percent of iPad users on the Yahoo network are male, compared to 51 percent of regular Yahoo users in the U.S. Leer más “Yahoo Examines iPad Ownership Trends”