All Posts Tagged With: "AAPL"

(AAPL) Will Your Investment Stand the Test of “T.I.M.E.”?

Last year, the S&P 500 index was up 31.8%. The forecast for 2014 varies, but most analysts seem to think gains will be in the 10% range. There are four sectors that I believe are poised for gains similar to last year. My acronym “T.I.M.E.” is an easy way to remember them. The...

13Mar2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD Gets Apartment Guide App

Apartment Guide has launched an exclusive real estate rental app for Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle Fire HD. Apartment Guide helps millions of people look for new homes or apartments. It advertises through Internet, mobile, social...

8Sep2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(JCOM) j2 Global on a Buying Spree

j2 Global Inc. (JCOM), a leading provider of unified messaging capabilities, is continuing with its buying spree as its subsidiary Ziff Davis Inc. announced the acquisition of NetShelter from inPowered. NetShelter is the biggest technology...

5Aug2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Business Houses Adopt Office 365

The world’s largest software maker, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), is gaining popularity among companies like Sensia Halsovard AB, Arysta LifeScience and SEPCOIII. Previously, all these organizations deployed Google...

30Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NOK) Nokia’s New Lumia 925

In order to gain market traction, Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia Corporation (NOK) continues to expand its Lumia flagship phones by launching a new Lumia 925 smartphone. The Lumia 925 is a Windows 8-based smartphone with...

24Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) T-Mobile Hikes iPhone Rates

The fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) recently decided to hike the installment payment rates of Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iPhone 5 by $50,...

14Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NOK) Verizon Wireless to Offer Innovative Lumia

Smartphone manufacturer Nokia Corporation (NOK) is set to launch a new Lumia 928 through the largest U.S. telecom carrier, Verizon Wireless (VZ). It is believed to be...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google to Stream Music for a Price

Reportedly, Google Inc. (GOOG), the world’s most popular Internet search engine provider, plans to launch a subscription-based music streaming service to challenge companies such as Spotify Ltd. that offer a similar kind of...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ADSK) Autodesk’s First Quarter Earning Lag – Down Year Over Year

Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) reported first-quarter 2014 non-GAAP earnings of 42 cents, which decreased 10.6% from the year-ago quarter. Including stock-based compensation, earnings came in at 31 cents per share which lagged the Zacks Consensus...

20May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for May 17, 2013 – Market News

Benchmarks ended their streak of gains after the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, John Williams said the Central Bank could start tapering the monetary stimulus program this summer, if the job market continues to improve. Meanwhile, a string of discouraging domestic reports...

17May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Expands Hardware Range

E-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) intends to manufacture a television set-top box (STB) to stream video content, according to Bloomberg. Amazon’s set-top box will feature Amazon’s online video offerings,...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CBS) Can Aereo Change the Broadcast Game?

The signal’s still green for Aereo. Despite several legal challenges, the company which streams over-the-air TV programs from the cloud continues to grow its services. The brainchild of CEO Chaitanya (Chet) Kanojia, Aereo has worked its way around existing legislation which requires cable and satellite...

15May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NYT) Publishing Industry Stock Update – May 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The U.S. publishing industry has long been grappling with sinking advertising revenue, and the global economic meltdown has only worsened the situation. The downturn in the publishing industry, which has been going on for the last few years now, came in the wake of declining print readership as more...

9May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(FB) Facebook Beats First Quarter Earnings Estimate

Facebook Inc. (FB) reported first quarter 2013 non-GAAP earnings of 12 cents per share, which remained flat on a year-over-year basis. However, including stock-based compensation and payroll taxes, Facebook earned 9 cents a share and...

9May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AKAM) Akamai Technologies’ First Quarter Earnings Were Impressive

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) reported earnings of 51 cents per share, which jumped 41.7% from the year-ago quarter and 2.0% from the previous quarter. Earnings met the mid-point of management’s guided range...

3May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DELL) Dell Finalizes Icahn’s Stake

The board of Dell Inc. (DELL) has fixed the ownership stake of Carl Icahn and his associate entities to not more than 10.0% of the company’s shares. This deal also covers shareholders other than Ichan, who would jointly...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Is Facebook Fatigue Here to Stay?

Latest quarterly results from bellwether Apple Inc. (AAPL) have shown how precariously placed the technology company is at the moment. Once the darling of the markets, many believe that the best days of the iPhone maker are over for...

26Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MGV) Vanguard Switches Indexes for 8 U.S. ETFs – ETF News And Commentary

Vanguard has been leading the ultra-cheap ETF market, and is easily the top choice for investors seeking low-cost products in many fund categories. This technique has proven to be a winning strategy for the company as investors have flocked in droves to these low cost products, giving Vanguard over...

24Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NOK) Nokia’s Lumia 920 Leads Windows Phone Market

Lumia 920, the flagship device of Nokia Corporation (NOK), is leading the Windows OS (operating system)-based smartphone market, dethroning Lumia 800. According to media reports, premium Windows-based phones have gained...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) What’s in Store for Intel in First Quarter Earnings?

Intel Corp. (INTC) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 16. Last quarter it posted a 6.67% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors t\This...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(HAR) Harman Buys iOnRoad

Harman (HAR) recently announced that it has acquired Israel-based iOnRoad Technologies, a developer of vehicle safety software. However, Harman did not provide any monetary details of the transaction. iOnRoad...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BA) Airline Industry Stock Outlook – Apr 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

Leaving behind the effects of an unstable oil price scenario and sluggish world trade, the global airline industry is expected to perk up through 2013 on improved passenger traffic and freight volumes. This improved backdrop is reflected in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(T) AT&T Offers New Calling Plan

Premier telecommunication company AT&T Inc. (T) announced the launch of its latest international calling facility for a select group of customers. Starting Apr 12, the company’s GoPhone subscribers will enjoy a new global calling...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CRUS) What’s Going on with Tech Earnings?

Today’s negative pre-announcement from Cirrus Logic (CRUS) adds to the cloudy outlook for Apple (AAPL). In many...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DELL) DELL Downgraded to Strong Sell

On Apr 4, 2013, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Dell Inc. (DELL) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell). Why the Downgrade? Dell has witnessed some downward estimate revisions after posting mediocre fourth-quarter...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) ABB Selects Microsoft Office 365

The world’s largest software maker Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) announced that power and automation technology major, ABB Ltd. (ABB) chose to deploy its Office 365 and...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IGT) International Game Technology Offers Mobile Games to Mr. Green

International Game Technology (IGT) is set to expand its mobile game offerings to Mr. Green, a Swedish online casino operator. Mr. Green will have access to IGT’s wide array of free-to-play and real-money casino style games through...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Electronic Arts’ SimCity to be Released for Mac

Electronic Arts (EA) is set to release the Mac version of its popular game SimCity on Jun 11. The game will be available through retail outlets and Origin (EA’s direct-to-consumer digital download service). The PC...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued