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NEW YORK, August 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T), Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ: YHOO), EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) and Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Qualcomm Incorporated Research Reports
On July 30, 2014, Qualcomm Incorporated (Qualcomm) announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has completed the acquisition of EmpoweredU -a pioneer developer of an intuitive, mobile-centric cloud-based learning environment that is both device and operating system agnostic. The integration of EmpoweredU with other education initiatives within the Company will help the latter to accelerate mobile innovation and 24/7 learning into education. Steve Sprigg, Senior Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, said, "From the Company's long involvement in the education space, including nearly 40 education projects funded by the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ initiative since 2007, we've learned that providing students with 24/7 access to their peers, teachers and learning materials can dramatically improve learning outcomes. However, the digital divide continues to widen as there has not yet been a viable solution to address the gaps for those students without 24/7 access." The full research reports on Qualcomm are available to download free of charge at:

AT&T, Inc. Research Reports
On August 6, 2014, AT&T, Inc. (AT&T) issued a press release confirming that it will expand the coverage of its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Greensboro. According to the Company, the all-fiber network will provide services featuring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit/ second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and businesses. AT&T stated that it is also deploying additional fiber and electronics to the existing network in Greensboro to meet the ever-growing demand for ultra-fast broadband. The Company informed that the network enhancements will enable customers to have access to AT&T's fastest Internet speeds available to consumers. "For well over a century AT&T has been committed to bringing the latest, most advanced technology to our Greensboro customers and today's announcement is the latest step in fulfilling that commitment," said Venessa Harrison, President of AT&T North Carolina. The full research reports on AT&T are available to download free of charge at:

Yahoo! Inc Research Reports
On August 5, 2014, Yahoo! Inc (Yahoo) announced that advertisers can now buy campaigns, both direct and programmatically, that ensure and verify audience delivery for display and video using comScore vCE®. Yahoo informed that it has become the first publisher to fully integrate vCE® throughout its ad buying and reporting platforms in an effort to unify all available data for advertisers. Eric Lange, Vice President of Product at Yahoo said, "Brands are reaching their audiences through multiple channels and need a consistent way to measure results across their campaigns. As we innovate to deliver a unified solution for advertisers, integrating comScore vCE® with Yahoo ad platforms provides advertisers with one place to buy, measure and analyze campaigns against all available data. That's something advertisers can't get anywhere else today." The full research reports on Yahoo are available to download free of charge at:

EMC Corporation Research Reports
On August 1, 2014, EMC Corporation (EMC) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.115 per common share, payable on October 23, 2014, to shareholders of record on October 1, 2014. In a separate press release on July 23, 2014, EMC released its Q2 2014 financial results and raised its 2014 full-year GAAP EPS and non-GAAP EPS outlook to $1.30 and $1.91, respectively. For Q2 2014 EMC reported revenue of $5.9 billion, an increase of 4.7% YoY. GAAP net income attributable to EMC was $589 million versus $701 million in Q2 2013. Earnings per weighted average diluted share stood at $0.28 compared to $0.32 in Q2 2013. Non-GAAP net income attributable to EMC was $882 million and earnings per weighted average diluted share was $0.43. The full research reports on EMC are available to download free of charge at:

Groupon, Inc. Research Reports
On August 5, 2014, Groupon, Inc. (Groupon) released its Q2 2014 financial results. Revenue increased 23.5% YoY to $751.6 million. North America revenue increased 12.4% YoY, while revenue from EMEA and Rest of World increased 42.3% YoY and 39.6% YoY, respectively. Gross profit was $389.9 million, versus $384.7 million during Q2 2013. However, adjusted EBITDA fell 26.6% YoY to $59.1 million, reflecting SG&A expense related to the Ticket Monster and ideeli acquisitions, as well as an increase in overall marketing expense. The Company reported net loss of $22.9 million or $0.03 per diluted share versus $7.6 million or $0.01 per diluted share in Q2 2013. For Q3 2014, Groupon expects revenue to range between $720 million and $770 million, and adjusted EBITDA to be between $50 million and $70 million. The full research reports on Groupon are available to download free of charge at:

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