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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Has Lots of Growth Potential

August 28, 2015 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Has Lots of Growth Potential
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As Apple sets the date for its next iPhone launch event on September 09 like last year, Apple’s stock has been in the doldrums for a while. But that could be just a summer slumber before the action picks up again as traders return from their vacations.

In recent years, Apple stock has tended to end the year higher than where it was at the beginning of the year — including in 2012 when the stock Read more […]

Google Takes An AI Turn, Creates A Parent For Itself Named Alphabet

August 10, 2015 – 4:14 pm | Comments Off on Google Takes An AI Turn, Creates A Parent For Itself Named Alphabet
Larry Page Alphabet CEO

In a move that has surprised one and all, Google is restructuring how it runs itself. Google has created a new company called Alphabet that “is mostly a collection of companies,” writes Larry Page, the new CEO of Alphabet.

This already sounds like Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the way companies operate as independent entities under the Berkshire umbrella. Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder, Read more […]

German Carmakers Acquire Nokia’s Mapping Unit For $3 Billion

August 3, 2015 – 6:18 am | Comments Off on German Carmakers Acquire Nokia’s Mapping Unit For $3 Billion
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German carmakers Audi, BMW, and Daimler (owners of the Mercdeds brand) paid € 2.8 billion or about $3 billion to acquire Nokia’s mapping service Hire. Nokia sold its mobile phone unit to Microsoft last year for $7.6 billion.

Nokia is now focused almost entirely on its telecom equipment business, selling communications equipment to telecoms carriers worldwide.

Nokia’s Here mapping technology Read more […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Makes A Baby Announcement on Facebook

August 3, 2015 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on Facebook’s Zuckerberg Makes A Baby Announcement on Facebook
Zuckerberg and Wife

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook on Friday to announce that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting a baby girl. But the announcement also talked about miscarriages Ms. Chan had suffered in the process or trying to have a baby.

Mr. Zuckerberg wrote that he and Ms. Chan had had three miscarriages before the ongoing pregnancy. Mr. Zuckerberg’s Facebook post has more Read more […]

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Now Fifth Richest In The World

July 23, 2015 – 6:58 pm | Comments Off on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Now Fifth Richest In The World
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The unexpected second quarter profits from online retail giant Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have pushed Amazon’s stock prices up and made its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, more wealthy than before.

Mr. Bezos’ wealth now surpasses that of Oracle founder and flamboyant billionaire Larry Ellison’s as Mr. Bezos takes up the fifth spot in the ‘world’s richest person’ stakes.

The leader of the pack Read more […]

IBM’s High Tech Initiatives — Supercomputers And Next Gen Chips

July 20, 2015 – 7:08 am | Comments Off on IBM’s High Tech Initiatives — Supercomputers And Next Gen Chips
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IBM’s advances in frontier technology areas continues including in supercomputer technology and chip manufacturing.

IBM announced a new partnership with Nvdia and two national nuclear laboratories to come up with two new centers of excellence for supercomputing.

IBM and Nvidia will work with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Oak Ride National Laboratory to develop a new generation Read more […]

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