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Louis Bedigian

Benzinga Staff Writer


Louis Bedigian is the Senior Tech Analyst and Features Writer of Benzinga. He covers a wide range of topics spanning the tech industry but also writes about stocks within the auto and entertainment industries, among others. He regularly interviews CEOs, analysts and innovative entrepreneurs, such as former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, thinkorswim and tastytrade founder Tom Sosnoff, Kase Capital founder and Managing Partner Whitney Tilson, and Qualcomm Ventures Investment Director Jason Ball. E-mail him at Follow him @LouisBedigian.
04/20/2014 - 11:04am
This week was an unusual one. Instead of being dominated by headlines from Apple, the week proved to be ruled by Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). The search engine giant made a key acquisition, filed a promis...
04/20/2014 - 11:01am
There is no shortage of apps for couch potatoes. In fact, there was even an app built for iOS called CouchPotato. It seems to be a little out of date now (the app was last optimized for the iPho...
04/17/2014 - 9:54am
Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has become the dominant player in cord-cutting, pay-TV content, but Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is determined to level the playing field. The dot-com retailer recently purchased the...
04/17/2014 - 9:39am
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is known for pioneering and perfecting new technology, but investors may not be aware that the company also pioneered a popular tax strategy. "What they basically do is set up in...
04/17/2014 - 9:30am
Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows on cable, earning an average of six million viewers for the first airing of new episodes.
04/17/2014 - 9:16am
Time Warner's (NYSE: TWX) HBO is losing millions of dollars to a large number of Game of Thrones fans who can't or won't subscribe to cable. Tru Optik, a startup that provides real-time and predictiv...
04/16/2014 - 2:45pm
NBC has retained its status as the late-night leader, but can it continue to stay on top when Stephen Colbert comes to town?
04/16/2014 - 1:16pm
If this startup has its way, movie lovers could use upcoming films as a way to break the ice, make new friends and score a few dates. Set to launch next month at, the site is being desig...
04/15/2014 - 10:57am
In 2010, the Center for Work-Life Policy claimed that 15 percent of working women have slept with their bosses. Not all of those women were rewarded for their extracurricular activities, but 37 per...
04/15/2014 - 9:08am
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung (OTC: SSNLF) are currently embroiled in another legal battle involving patents. Unlike the last one, which ended in a $1 billion
04/15/2014 - 8:57am
The clock is ticking for Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) long-awaited smart watch. Rumors claim that it could arrive in September 2014, but investors shouldn't forget that Apple was also expected to release a...
04/14/2014 - 4:04pm
Last summer, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) was reportedly on the verge of an employee retention problem.
04/14/2014 - 12:14pm
Pandora (NYSE: P) co-founder Will Glaser has said that his children are his greatest overall accomplishment, but what is he most proud of professionally? During an interview with Benzinga, Glaser sai...
04/14/2014 - 10:37am
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) may have become the world's largest social network, but that wasn't the company that concerned LinkedIn (NASDAQ: LNKD) in 2004. "I had this list of 27 vicious competitors that p...

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