Perhaps Apple decided it could develop a better product than bolt on Nest's hardware and software.
The year didn't start well for Yahoo! but it has ended better than most analysts expected.
It won't be another year where the S&P is up 30%, but it will still get to 2,100.
What are going to be the big hits and misses of 2014?
Another iPad-like revenue stream would excite investors.
Buying Chegg is a positive leap of faith with tough risks and possibly attractive rewards.
Buying Zynga is a leap of faith, but the risk/reward is attractive.
SFX Entertainment may be a newly public concert promoter, but its management has decades of experience making money.
Twitter has proactively chosen to avoid mobile messaging. It could have been a major player.
Instagram should have held out for more than $1 billion and Snapchat is wise to ignore Facebook's $3 billion offer and stay the course toward an IPO. Welcome to the new normal.