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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) — in The Cloud and in 3D Printers

November 19, 2014 – 12:27 pm | Comments Off
HP logo Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is getting bifurcated to focus better on its personal systems business and the enterprise business separately. Its Helion cloud and 3D printers are separate but crucial parts of HP’s plans. HP Helion Uses OpenStack Open Standards On the enterprise side, HP will be offering services to enterprise customers in the areas of Big Data, mobility, cloud, and security. Read more [...]

CEO of Candy Crush Maker King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) Reassures Investors

November 19, 2014 – 11:51 am | Comments Off

It’s always a challenge for the likes of King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING) to deliver a hit sequel to a hit game. Candy Crush Saga is what made King Digital famous.

Now it has launched the Candy Crush Soda saga.

Well, that may not quite the investors. They want something different. Both Angry Birds and FarmVille have been remained the single bit hits from their respective companies.

Will Read more [...]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Plans For Beats Music

November 19, 2014 – 11:07 am | Comments Off
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has serious plans for Beats Music that it acquired from Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine for $3 billion earlier this year. Apple might put Beats in its iOS operating system early next year.

Apple does not usually go for big ticket acquisitions despite the $160 billion in cash that it has (mostly stashed abroad because of tax considerations) and Beats was a large acquisition. Typically, Read more [...]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Postpones Bill Cosby Stand-Up Special

November 19, 2014 – 9:28 am | Comments Off
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In the continuing fallout from the swirl of rape accusations surrounding Mr. Bill Cosby, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has decided to postpone a stand-up special by the comedian.

Netflix said in a statement: “At this time we are postponing the launch of the new stand-up comedy special, ‘Bill Cosby 77.’ ”

Mr. Cosby is facing a bunch of accusations of sexual assault that are decades old. Read more [...]

Should Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Buy Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)?

November 19, 2014 – 9:00 am | Comments Off
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Is Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) the kind of acquisition and diversification Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) needs or should be thinking about?

In predicting events in 2015, some appear to be making this prediction according to a report in the Financial Times of London.

CCS Insight thinks some major internet player would like to pay the $22 billion it would require to buy Netflix. They Read more [...]

Netflix Expands Down Under — Becomes Available in Australia And New Zealand From March 2015

November 18, 2014 – 5:34 pm | Comments Off
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The international footprint of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) continues to grow as it announced its much-anticipated Australia and New Zealand launch in March 2015.

This follows Netflix’s recent European expansion into major markets like France and Germany.

Netflix is already a hot favorite with Australians with lots of them accessing it via VPN raising piracy concerns. The official launch will Read more [...]

Will Fuel Cell Vehicles Impact Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Fortunes?

November 18, 2014 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has been on an upward swing with fairly positive news coverage and customer feedback for most of the past year. It has risen by 90% in the past year.

The blips have been lower-than-expected sales numbers of the Model S and Tesla’s announcement of a delay in the launch of its upcoming Model X SUV. Tesla of course portrays them as blips and has made projections Read more [...]