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Deployment of New Services, Trend and Spending Surveys, New Fair Lending Compliance, and Other Corporate Announcements - Research Report on Qihoo, Equinix, Zillow, Trulia, and DealerTrack

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NEW YORK, September 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (NYSE: QIHU), Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), Trulia, Inc. (NYSE: TRLA), and DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRAK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (Qihoo) announced the closing of its private placement of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018. According to the Company, this includes the $50 million of principal amount of notes issued upon the exercise in full of the over-allotment option that the Company previously granted to the initial purchasers of the notes. Qihoo informed that the notes will accrue interest at 2.50% p.a., payable semiannually in arrears on March 15 and September 15 of each year, beginning March 15, 2014. According to the Company, the notes will mature on September 15, 2018, unless previously repurchased, redeemed or converted in accordance with their terms prior to such date. The Full Research Report on Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Equinix, Inc. Research Report

On September 10, 2013, Equinix, Inc. (Equinix) announced that the Payment Solutions Company (Paycorp) deployed a new secure payment service within Equinix's International Business Exchange data centers in Sydney. According to the Company, the new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)-compliant telephone and call center payment service will enable organizations to protect confidential payment information given over the phone using industry-leading data security methods. David Wilkinson, Senior Director, Business Development, Financial Services, Equinix Asia-Pacific, said, "The deployment of the Paycorp PCI DSS-compliant telephone service in Equinix further strengthens our financial services ecosystem. The telephone payment platform can be delivered effectively by Paycorp as they interconnect with over 100 best-of-breed technology, telecommunications and network providers located in our Sydney data centers. Paycorp in turn will be a great asset to our existing customers, especially in the payment space." The Full Research Report on Equinix, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Zillow, Inc. Research Report  

On September 5, 2013, Zillow, Inc. (Zillow) announced results from its Zillow Digs Fall Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey. According to the Company's survey results, over 52% of homeowners plan to make home improvement or addition in fall 2013, compared with 60% reported in the summer 2013. Cynthia Nowak, Zillow Digs trend expert, said, "Fall is a perfect transition time from outdoor to indoor activities, which is resonating in home improvement plans and trends. Parents are sprucing up indoor play areas to keep the kids active and occupied, while looking for ways to update their own workspaces for the season ahead as workdays are shortened by kid pick-up and drop-off duty." The Full Research Report on Zillow, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Trulia, Inc. Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Trulia, Inc. (Trulia) announced that it has added 15 new partners to Trulia Accelerate program, in its effort help brokers recruit and retain agents by offering a customized package of products and service to accelerate productivity. "As the real estate market continues its recovery, real estate brokers and franchises are working to address many new opportunities," said Pete Flint, Trulia's CEO. "With Trulia Accelerate, we are providing our partners with a strategic tool that empowers their agents, while strengthening their brand with both consumers and high performing agents." The Full Research Report on Trulia, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. Research Report  

On September, 10, 2013, DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (DealerTrack) announced the introduction of an Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) model Fair Lending Compliance Policy Template and Model Exception Rate Justification Sheet for Dealertrack Compliance subscribers, in an effort to assist dealerships in developing a fair lending policy and better defending themselves in credit discrimination audits. Randy Henrick, Associate General Counsel, Compliance, DealerTrack said, "The ECOA Model Fair Lending Compliance Policy Template and Model Exception Rate Justification Sheet were developed by Dealertrack to assist dealerships in developing their fair lending policy to address audits by lenders and regulators concerning 'disparate impact' credit discrimination." DealerTrack further informed that it will host a free webinar on September 19, 2013 in order to give an overview of the new ECOA Compliance Template and Supporting Worksheet and demonstrate how it can be used by dealerships to develop their own fair lending policy. The Full Research Report on DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



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