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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 Splurges A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars On Top Gear Hosts Including Jeremy Clarkson

August 1, 2015 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Amazon Splurges A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars On Top Gear Hosts Including Jeremy Clarkson
Former Top Gear Hosts on Amazon Prime

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has won a rather expensive bidding war for the ex-Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May — to the tune of $250 million or £160 million. Amazon beat Netflix, its great online streaming rival in the process. The ex-Top Gear team will produce three seasons of an auto show with each season having 12 episodes.

Amazon’s auto show which is not named Read more […]

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) 2Q2015 Results: Mostly Positive, Subscriber Growth Slows

July 23, 2015 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off on AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) 2Q2015 Results: Mostly Positive, Subscriber Growth Slows
AT&T Logo

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has reported better-than-expected quarterly profits and added 410,000 postpaid subscribers and 331,000 prepaid subscribers. AT&T’s total wireless net additions were 2.1 million for the second quarter including 1 million connected cars.  The company now has 4.8 million connected car subscribers.

AT&T reported a profit of $3.04 billion, or 58 cents a share, down 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
Jeff Bezos Amazon

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 […]

Amazon.com, Inc. Announces 2Q2015 Profits, Investors Go Crazy

July 23, 2015 – 4:11 pm | Comments Off on Amazon.com, Inc. Announces 2Q2015 Profits, Investors Go Crazy
Jeff Bezos Amazon

It’s rare to find Earth-twins and also rare for Amazon to report profits. Today was a day when both happened.

NASA announced more exoplanets to add to the ever-growing catalog that the Kepler Space Observatory has discovered — including the most Earth-like exoplanet it has ever discovered — and Amazon announced a surprising large 2Q2015 profit and huge rise in revenue of its clouding computing Read more […]

Apple 3Q2015 Results — Revenue and iPhone Sales Rise

July 21, 2015 – 1:48 pm | Comments Off on Apple 3Q2015 Results — Revenue and iPhone Sales Rise
Tim Cook WWDC

Apple came out with strong 3Q2015 results as expected. The Cupertino giant reported revenue of $49.6 billion for the 3Q2015 with a net profit of $10.7 billion, or $1.85 per share.

Apple’s guidance for 3Q2015 from its last earnings release was for revenue between $46 billion and $48 billion.

Apple’s 3Q2015 revenue of $49.6 billion compares to the 3Q2014 revenue of $37.4 billion (up 32.5%) Read more […]

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