Adam Patterson
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InvestorPlace Assistant Editor

Adam Patterson is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace. He focuses on technology, social media, energy, and the intersection of finance and politics.

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Recent Articles

Trending Social Media: Google Spent $213 Million on Product Advertising Last Year

Mar. 30, 2012, 1:28 pm EDT – A recent Search Engine Watch report suggests much of last year's record advertising spending was devoted to promoting G+. More 

Daily Oil News: BP Claims U.S. Covered Up 2010 Spill

Mar. 30, 2012, 12:26 pm EDT – Oil giant claims U.S. is withholding evidence -- and maintains the federal government covered up over 80,000 industrial intelligence documents. More 

Friday Apple Rumors: Apple Signs More Humane Labor Contract with Foxconn

Mar. 30, 2012, 10:49 am EDT – Tim Cook commandeers improvements in factory conditions hot on the heels of his visit to the newest Foxconn plant. More 

Trending Social Media: Spotify Extends Unlimited Listening

Mar. 29, 2012, 3:30 pm EDT – Social music service is extending its million-song plus free trial period -- and seems focused on consumer outreach. More 

Thursday Apple Rumors: Tim Cook Visits Foxconn Plant

Mar. 29, 2012, 2:07 pm EDT – Apple's CEO visited a newly opened plant and met personally with Foxconn employees as part of his ongoing corporate diplomacy mission to China. More 

Daily Oil News: PetroChina Tops Exxon in Crude Production

Mar. 29, 2012, 12:13 pm EDT – The Chinese state-owned energy company PetroChina outpumped Exxon last year -- exceeding its daily production by 100,000 barrels. More 

Obama Administration Endorses the Lifting of Energy Industry Subsidies

Mar. 28, 2012, 5:36 pm EDT – The Executive Office has released a statement endorsing S. 2204 -- making clear the Obama Administration's support for repealing energy industry tax breaks. More 

Trending Social Media: Is Zynga Eyeing Glu Mobile?

Mar. 28, 2012, 4:37 pm EDT – Speculation is mounting that another acquisition is likely after Zynga's OMGPOP deal. Game-maker Glu Mobile could be next. More 

Daily Oil News: France May Release Strategic Oil Reserves

Mar. 28, 2012, 1:22 pm EDT – Releasing oil reserves could help stabilize crude's market value -- France's announcement may mitigate greater anxiety about the unstable oil economy. More 

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple May Offer iPad Refund

Mar. 28, 2012, 11:49 am EDT – Apple has openly discussed offering refunds to dissatisfied Australian purchasers -- who complain of incompatibility with the country's 4G networks. More