Acquisitions, Earnings Results, and Partnerships - Research Report on Google, LinkedIn, IACI, Yelp, and HomeAway

Acquisitions, Earnings Results, and Partnerships - Research Report on Google,
                      LinkedIn, IACI, Yelp, and HomeAway

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2013

NEW YORK, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Google
Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD), IAC/InterActiveCorp.
(NASDAQ: IACI), Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), and HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY).
Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Google Inc. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Google Inc. (Google) reported its financial results for Q2
2013. The Company's consolidated revenues increased 19% YoY to $14.1 billion,
as Google Revenues (advertising and other) grew 20% YoY to $13.11 billion, or
93% of consolidated revenues. Google site revenues increased 18% YoY to $8.9
billion, and Google Network revenues increased 7% YoY to $3.2 billion. Other
Revenues from Google increased 138% YoY to $1.05 billion. GAAP net income was
up at $3.2 billion, as compared to $2.8 billion in Q2 2012. Larry Page, Chief
Executive Officer of Google, said, "The shift from one screen to multiple
screens and mobility creates tremendous opportunity for Google. With more
devices, more information, and more activity online than ever, the potential
to improve people's lives even more is immense." The Full Research Report on
Google 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/cec2_GOOG]

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LinkedIn Corp. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, LinkedIn Corp. (LinkedIn) announced that the Company will
host a conference call to discuss its Q2 2013 financial results and business
outlook on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. PT, following the release of
the Company's financial results. Jeff Weiner, Chief Executive Officer, and
Steve Sordello, Chief Financial Officer, will host the webcast. While
reporting its Q1 2013 financial results, on May 2, 2013, LinkedIn Corp. had
announced that the Company expects its Q2 2013 revenue to range between $342
million and $347 million. Adjusted EBITDA had been expected to range between
$77 million and $79 million. For full-year 2013, the Company had expected
revenue between $1.4 billion and $1.5 billion. Adjusted EBITDA was expected to
be between $330 million and $345 million. The Full Research Report on LinkedIn
Corp. - 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/cb4d_MSFT]

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IAC/InterActiveCorp. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating
business of IAC/InterActive Corp. (IAC) announced that it has signed a
one-year first look agreement with Caracol Television  that would facilitate
the Company with first look rights to its scripted and non-scripted
programming catalog. With the first look, Electus, along with its production
partner Jay Weisleder, will develop, pitch, and produce Caracol formats into
the US market. John Pollak, President of Electus International, said,
"Caracol's proven success and its commitment to develop high quality
programming will allow us to deliver some of the world's best formats to our
broadcasting partners in the United States." The Company reported that this
alliance with Caracol is the first of its kind for Electus. The Full Research
Report on IAC/InterActiveCorp. - 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/c018_IACI]

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Yelp Inc. Research Report

On July 18, 2013, Yelp Inc. (Yelp) announced that it has agreed to acquire
SeatMe Inc (SeatMe), a web and iPad-app based reservation solution for the
restaurant and nightlife categories. According to the Company, with SeatMe's
solution, more local restaurants and bars provide an easy way for customers to
book online reservations, enhancing the customer experience for those who
discover a local business on Yelp. Under the terms of the agreement, Yelp will
acquire SeatMe for approximately $2.2 million in cash and up to approximately
263,000 shares of its Class A common stock for a total purchase price of
approximately $12.7 million. The transaction, which was approved by the Boards
of Directors of both the Companies, is subject to approval by SeatMe
stockholders and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The
transaction is expected to close on or about July 24, 2013. The Full Research
Report on Yelp 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/cd01_YELP]

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HomeAway, Inc. Research Report

On July 16, 2013, HomeAway, Inc. (HomeAway) announced that the Company has
signed an agreement to acquire majority control of travelmob, an online
start-up for vacation rental properties in Asia Pacific. Brian Sharples, Chief
Executive Officer of HomeAway, said, "We view Asia as a region where we can
build tremendous incremental value for our shareholders and existing customers
over the next several years. Given this opportunity, we're excited to work
with the experienced travelmob team to address today's market needs in Asia --
where vacation rentals are mostly new, but alternative accommodations are not
-- to build scale and accelerate the development of the vacation rental
industry." Under the terms of the agreement, the travelmob management team
will retain a 37% share of the business and continue to operate as an
independent brand from its Singapore headquarters. Further, HomeAway expects
to incur about $2 million in additional expense to grow the travelmob
business. The Full Research Report on HomeAway, 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/2af8_AWAY]

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