It’s the battle of the old, entrenched player versus the challenger. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is the king of old-fashioned offline retail while Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is the all-conquering champion of ecommerce and online retail.
Who’ll win when the two battle each other?
Wal-Mart is more times the size of Amazon and just announced its 1st quarter 2016 results with revenue of $114.88 Read more […]
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) investors have been premature in reacting to news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is considering changes to rules concerning spinoffs.
In a statement, a Yahoo spokeswoman said it understood that any potential change to the rules would not affect ruling requests that had already been filed.
Yahoo plans to create a new company out of its $33 billion stake in the Read more […]
Twitter’s attempts to grow its user base continue and the previously announced partnership with Google is now live with tweets showing up in search results.
This should work to ameliorate some of Twitter’s growth concerns as it seeks to reach out to a bigger audience who may not be logged into the service.
Twitter’s blog post announcing how this works mentions that it is limited to the U.S. as Read more […]
Amazon has been around for nearly 20 years now and it’s run by Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos who has some unique approaches to business and management.
Amazon, more than most other similarly large-sized companies, is a one-man show. Thus the role of Jeff Bezos’s “shadow” is a key job at Amazon and one that had never before been assigned to a woman.
Maria Renz becomes the first woman to Read more […]
Tech Giants Including Apple, Google, Facebook, Cisco And Others Argue Against Encryption Backdoors In Letter To Obama
In a joint letter to President Obama, many of the giants of the technology world including Apple, Google, Facebook, and Cisco have argued that allowing built-in backdoors to encryption products weakens everyone and endangers security for all.
The battle between the government and the tech companies is a fall out of the Edward Snowden revelations about NSA’s mass surveillance.
This letter comes Read more […]
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may or may not building HDTVs and may or may not build electric cars with autonomous driving capability in the future.
That would appear to be the sensible thing to bet on when it comes to the overactive Apple rumor mill.
Apple Electric Vehicles (EVs)
Electric vehicles have become sexy these days, largely thanks to Tesla’s Model S sedans that appeal to a certain affluent Read more […]