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The Rise of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to $1 Trillion And What Might Prevent That From Happening

February 24, 2015 – 10:14 am | Comments Off

No investor wants to be left out of the party as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) continues its inexorable rise. How far will it rise? Can Apple become the first trillion dollar company ever and what might puncture the rising balloon?
Apple As Investors’ Darling
Investors who own Apple stock have been amply rewarded as the stock has risen by more than 76% in the past one year and more than 360% in the Read more […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’ New $2 Billion Data Centers in Europe May Have to Do With Post-Snowden Privacy Concerns

February 24, 2015 – 7:51 am | Comments Off
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As Laura Potras won her Oscar for Best Documentary for Citizenfour, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced plans to set up two data centers in Europe — in Ireland and Denmark. Data centers don’t come cheap and these two will cost Apple $1.9 billion.

In the cold climate of Northern Europe, it will take less effort to keep the data centers cool ensuring lower electricity bills. Electricity prices Read more […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’ Teslaventures And One More Thing (Or Many More)

February 16, 2015 – 10:32 am | Comments Off

“How high will Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) go?” is the question on everyone’s minds — at least on the minds of Apple investors. Outliers like Carl Icahn think Apple is worth way more than one trillion dollars while more conservative financial analysts see only modest growth opportunities in Apple stock.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook says that he doesn’t believe in conventional wisdom about the “law Read more […]

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Ambitions And Challenges

February 16, 2015 – 8:41 am | Comments Off
Tesla Model S

You cannot fault Elon Musk for lacking in ambitions. He is pursuing not only global domination with his Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) but is pioneering private space exploration with an aim to set up a city of humans on Mars eventually.

He also runs Solarcity which is a big player in roof top solar panels. And now Mr. Musk predicts that Tesla will be worth $700 billion — or grow as big as Apple Read more […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s New Deals

January 29, 2015 – 6:05 am | Comments Off
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Online streaming companies like Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) are producing more original programming as it makes more economic sense for them when they have complete ownership of the content. This year is going to see more original programming than ever before from Netflix as well as Amazon.
Netflix Originals in 2015
Netflix tasted big success with its political thriller House of Cards which was a Read more […]

Google Buying Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Is Idle Speculation

January 28, 2015 – 7:02 am | Comments Off
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) getting acquired this year is mostly speculation and Google acquiring Twitter especially so. Both are immense success stories in their own rights but there is no complementarity between the two companies that makes an acquisition inevitable.
Twitter Is A-Changin’
Twitter has often been accused of not innovating its platform fast enough and compared negatively with a platform Read more […]

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