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  1. Top Five Most Important Stocks for Hedge Funds (AMZN, FB)

    November 29, 2016
    According to a report by Goldman Sachs, these are among the most important stocks for hedge funds in the current climate.
  2. This Malware Video Will Crash Your iPhone

    November 29, 2016
    So maybe don't view the video below if you are viewing this on an iPhone
  3. Alibaba's YunOS a Threat to Apple's iOS in China (BABA, AAPL)

    November 28, 2016
    Given the attention Apple pays to its profit margins, Alibaba's subsidy model for YunOS adoption is not a business model ...
  4. Black Friday Online Sales Hit a Record, Mobile Up

    November 28, 2016
    Apple and Mattel were among the big winners this year.
  5. Apple Closing AirPort Routers Biz (AAPL, GOOG)

    November 23, 2016
    The Cupertino company is moving workers from its router division to other projects.
  6. Will Shoppers Bite Into Apple's Black Friday Deals? (AAPL)

    November 22, 2016
    Apple may decide to use this year's Black Friday Deals as a way to unload existing inventory of prior-generation products.
  7. Trump Outlines Policy Plans in New Video (AAPL, FCX)

    November 22, 2016
    TPP is out and clean coal is in.
  8. How Brokerage App Robinhood Makes Money

    November 22, 2016
    Stock brokerage app Robinhood aims to spur Millennial investing with $0 trades.
  9. Goldman Predicts Surge in Buybacks (AAPL, MSFT)

    November 21, 2016
    The investment bank foresees stock repurchases to account for the largest share of cash used by S&P 500 companies for the ...
  10. Nasdaq-100 May Dictate Fate of Post-Election Rally

    November 21, 2016
    The Nasdaq-100 has lagged SP-500 and Russell-2000 since the election, signaling a bearish divergence that could end the broad ...
  11. Apple Slashes Fees for Video Producers on Its Store (AAPL, NFLX)

    November 21, 2016
    The move is a bid to make the platform more attractive to video service providers and gain traction for the TV app, set to ...
  12. Should Samsung Fear Apple on Harman Deal? (HAR, AAPL)

    November 21, 2016
    Apple could consider launching a competing bid, if for no other reason than to drive Harman's price higher. And Apple has ...
  13. Is Apple Working on a Trump Contingency Plan? (AAPL)

    November 18, 2016
    Apple has asked its suppliers to explore moving to America.
  14. Tiger Global Went Big With Tech Stocks in Q3

    November 17, 2016
    The hedge fund added Alibaba and Alphabet while it doubled its position in Apple.
  15. Snapchat Spectacles: The Next Big Thing?

    November 17, 2016
    Snapchat's spectacles sell for up to $2,000 each on eBay. While not augmented reality, the glasses are cool - something Google ...
  16. Why Morgan Stanley Likes Analog Devices (ADI, AAPL)

    November 17, 2016
    Despite shares soaring some 23% this year, including 10% over the past month, Morgan Stanley analysts think Analog Devices ...
  17. Apple Will Release Three iPhone 8 Models, Says Analyst

    November 16, 2016
    The phone, which will be released on the iPhone's tenth anniversary, will come in three sizes and feature OLED and TFT-LCD ...
  18. Einhorn's Greenlight Trims AAPL, GM, Adds U.S. Steel

    November 16, 2016
    The third quarter of 2016 saw David Einhorn reducing some of his largest positions and adding new ventures.
  19. Billionaire David Tepper Re-Buys Apple, Ups FB Stake: 13F Filing

    November 15, 2016
    Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper continues to love technology stocks.
  20. Facebook's WhatsApp Launches Video Calling (FB, AAPL)

    November 15, 2016
    Facebook's WhatsApp will finally compete with the likes of Skype and FaceTime.
  21. Tech Sector Ready to Bounce Strongly (AAPL, FB)

    November 14, 2016
    Widely held tech stocks have sold off to long-term support levels that should trigger sizable bounces into Thanksgiving.
  22. Samsung's Absurd History: From Fish to Riches to Shame

    November 14, 2016
    First, you're known for poor quality. Then you're the envy of the mobile world. Then you're banned from planes.
  23. Apple Is Most the Innovative Company (AAPL)

    November 14, 2016
    But the real news is the R&D spending shift away from products to software and services.
  24. China Threatens U.S. Imports Will Fall If Trump Imposes Tariffs ...

    November 14, 2016
    On Sunday, an editorial published in Global Times, a state-run Chinese newspaper, threatened that China would adopt a tit-for-tat ...
  25. Don't Blame Big Data for Pollsters' Failings (AAPL, GOOGL)

    November 14, 2016
    As it turned out, listening to a wider set of data played a role in the Trump victory, but the pollsters need to catch up ...
  26. Trump Fears: Why Techs Are Getting Slammed

    November 12, 2016
    Since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president, tech stocks have been hit hard for a number of reasons. Will it continue?
  27. Alibaba Sets New Record On Singles Day: Over $15B

    November 11, 2016
    The Chinese e-commerce behemoth beat its own sales record from last year.
  28. Loeb's Third Point Increasing Stakes in Tech Giants

    November 11, 2016
    According to regulatory filings, Third Point LLC has revealed shifts in its positions in some of the biggest tech stocks ...
  29. One Way Apple Would Consider a Disney Deal (AAPL, DIS)

    November 11, 2016
    For Apple to see Disney as an attractive asset, John Malone said Disney would first need to split from its sports network ...
  30. How Trump’s Tax Plans Could Boost Tech (QQQ, AAPL)

    November 10, 2016
    Trump’s promise to offer a tax holiday on repatriated cash may help tech firms with billions trapped abroad.
  31. Tim Cook Says Apple Is "Open to All" in Note About Trump Win ...

    November 10, 2016
    Cook made a veiled reference to Trump's more controversial statements and proposed policies.
  32. How Will Trump's Policies on China Impact U.S. Business? (AAPL, ...

    November 9, 2016
    The biggest and very real risk facing a Trump administration is a major confrontation between the world's No. 1 and No. 2 ...
  33. Stocks With Buy Signals, But Expect Volatility

    November 9, 2016
    It will be a volatile week, but these stocks are in uptrends, near support and presenting a buying opportunity.
  34. New PepsiCo Plant To Create 60 Jobs in Mississippi (PEP, AAPL)

    November 9, 2016
    It’s a small number of jobs, but that’s not the point.
  35. Can Trump Tax Plan Bring Back Overseas Cash? (AAPL, MSFT)

    November 9, 2016
    Global tax havens may soon become an afterthought if the president-elect holds true to his promises.
  36. How a President Trump Would Disrupt Tech (AAPL, MSFT)

    November 9, 2016
    A Trump presidency could provide mega-tax breaks via repatriating overseas cash mounds. Other plans for trade and skilled ...
  37. Irish Finance Minister to Fight Apple's EU Tax Bill (AAPL)

    November 9, 2016
    The European Commission might have to wait awhile to collect the 13 billion euro ($14.4 billion) it says Apple owes.
  38. Big Tech Is Sitting on $1.77 Trillion (AAPL, MSFT)

    November 7, 2016
    Moody's reports corporations hold about half of all cash held by US non-financial companies, while levels of corporate cash ...
  39. Apple to Suffer iPhone Decline in First Half 2017: Top Analyst

    November 7, 2016
    Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a solid track record as an Apple analyst. But is any of this, particularly the expected decline in ...
  40. 5 Stocks Commanding the Dow Bull Market (MMM, CVX)

    November 6, 2016
    Just 5 stocks—United Healthcare, 3M, Chevron, Caterpillar and IBM—are responsible for 81% of the gain in the Dow Jones Industrial ...
  41. Android Reached Record Market Share During Q3

    November 3, 2016
    Android gained market share at the expense of Apple's iOS. In a sign of things to come, emerging markets played a major role ...
  42. QQQ Hit Again on Facebook’s Earnings (QQQ, FB)

    November 3, 2016
    Disappointing guidance from Facebook is driving the tech ETF lower, after previous disappointments from Apple and Amazon. ...
  43. The iPhone 8 May Come Without A Charging Port (AAPL, QCOM)

    November 2, 2016
    First, no headphone jack. Next, possibly no recharging port.
  44. Report: Apple Not After Time Warner (AAPL, TWX)

    November 2, 2016
    Apple is not going to make a bid for Time Warner reported CNBC, citing people familiar with Apple's thinking.
  45. Mobile Overtakes Desktop In Internet Usage

    November 2, 2016
    While the desktop still rules in North America and Europe, mobile internet is especially popular in Asia and Africa.
  46. Goldman Tries To Become Apple Of Banking

    November 1, 2016
    Welcome to Goldman's financial product version of an App Store...
  47. Will Apple Bid for Time Warner? (AAPL, TWX)

    November 1, 2016
    A new report surfaced that Apple could make a competing bid for Time Warner.
  48. Could Facebook, Google Survive a Face Recognition Lawsuit?

    October 31, 2016
    Can Facebook and Google survive lawsuits against use of face recognition technology in their products?
  49. China’s Alipay Takes on US Rivals (BABA, PYPL)

    October 31, 2016
    As Alibaba benefits from a booming Chinese market, its mobile payments arm could pose a threat to U.S. internet payments ...
  50. Goldman Sachs Wants Apple to Make a Bid for Time Warner (GS, ...

    October 31, 2016
    The investment bank is hurting after it was left out of the gigantic AT&T/Time Warner deal.
  51. Microsoft Offers $650 "Trade-ups" For Apple's MacBooks

    October 28, 2016
    A blogpost on the company's website extols the benefits of a touchscreen interface and adds that "You can't do that on a ...
  52. Apple Unveils New MacBook Pro And Apple TV

    October 27, 2016
    Apple unveiled new devices today, including a new MacBook Pro.
  53. World's Retail Mecca Hits the Skids (TIF, SKS)

    October 27, 2016
    Manhattan's iconic Fifth Avenue suffered record-high vacancy rates in the third quarter as retail companies balked at surging ...
  54. What's the Next Big Thing for Venture Capital? (GOOG, FB)

    October 27, 2016
    Flush with a huge inflow of funds, venture capital firms are cautious about what startups to back. What new technologies ...
  55. Bad AAPL Sales Results Hit Tech ETF (QQQ, AAPL)

    October 26, 2016
    One of QQQ’s biggest holdings reported disappointing earnings—how will the ETF cope?
  56. Nintendo Doubles Down On Mobile Gaming

    October 26, 2016
    The company reported another quarter of losses but said mobile gaming will be a "pillar of our profits" in the future.
  57. New Apple MacBook Pro Images Leaked Ahead of Launch (AAPL)

    October 26, 2016
    First look at the new, thinner Apple MacBook Pro with Touch ID and OLED panel.
  58. Apple's Earnings Miss

    October 25, 2016
    As expected, the Cupertino company missed revenue targets and posted a sales decline for three of its most popular devices. ...
  59. Apple Q4 Earnings All About the iPhone (AAPL)

    October 25, 2016
    To the extent iPhone sales can outperform expectations, Apple shares should begin their climb to all-time highs.
  60. How Apple Pay Might Save Apple Inc.

    October 24, 2016
    A brief look back at Apple Pay's evolution and problems in the two years since its launch.
  61. Apple Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (AAPL)

    October 24, 2016
    Funds and institutions need to come off this sidelines after this week's highly anticipated earnings report, or the stock ...
  62. SoftBank Might be Twitter's 7th Suitor

    October 24, 2016
    The Japanese firm could be the seventh candidate interested in Twitter. The others walked away from acquisition discussions. ...
  63. Time Warner Inc. and AT&T Deal Betrays Apple's Content Ambitions ...

    October 24, 2016
    Apple was said to be "monitoring" the negotiations between AT&T and Time Warner Cable.
  64. Apple Is Building Homes With Connected Devices

    October 21, 2016
    Fancy a new home with automated blinds and a baby monitor machine that triggers a coffee brew process in your kitchen? Apple's ...
  65. Microsoft Reaches Record High After Positive Earnings Beat

    October 21, 2016
    The Redmond-based behemoth's record highs are a result of increased run rate in its cloud business.
  66. Tech Startups: Is a New Bubble Ready to Burst?

    October 21, 2016
    Various indicators suggest that a new tech bubble may burst as valuations of some startups have crashed and Airbnb faces ...
  67. Tesla Says Self-Driving Cars Can't Be Used For Ride-Sharing Services

    October 20, 2016
    The electric car maker plans on launching its own service, the details of which will be released next year. But it could ...
  68. IBM Makes Largest Ever Deployment Of Macs (IBM, AAPL)

    October 19, 2016
    The Armonk company plans to install 100000 Macs on its campuses by the end of this year to save on costs.
  69. Apple Expected to Unveil New MacBooks on October 27 (AAPL, SSNLF)

    October 19, 2016
    Tech publication Recode says Apple is hosting an event on October 27 to launch a new line of Macs.
  70. Hollywood Movies Shot With GoPro Cameras (GPRO)

    October 18, 2016
    If GoPro becomes a Hollywood staple, GPRO could offer significant potential.
  71. eBay's Domination Could Last Into 2017

    October 18, 2016
    eBay broke out to an all time high in July and will test those double digit percentage gains with this week's quarterly confessional. ...
  72. Clinton Mulled Apple, Starbucks, Coke CEOs as VPs (AAPL, SBUX)

    October 18, 2016
    The latest dump of John Podesta's emails shows that Fortune 500 CEOs were one of the "food groups" the Clinton campaign considered ...
  73. Netflix Moves Out Of China

    October 18, 2016
    Netflix said yesterday it found the regulatory environment "challenging" for its own operations and will license content ...
  74. Apple Promotes A Cashless Society In Japan

    October 18, 2016
    Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's products, such as FeliCa, could become a catalyst for taking cash out of the system.
  75. Apple Sets Late 2017 Deadline for Car Project (AAPL, GOOG)

    October 17, 2016
    A Bloomberg report out today details problems with the car company's foray into making cars.
  76. HP Spectre x360 Goes After MacBook Air (HPQ, AAPL)

    October 17, 2016
    The release of HP's latest premium model reflects a larger company initiative to maintain a stronghold in the struggling ...
  77. Three Things To Watch Out For In Netflix's Earnings

    October 17, 2016
    Netflix reports earnings after market close today. Here are the three things that you should be looking out for in its earnings. ...
  78. Fitbit Accuracy Thrown Into Question (FIT, AAPL)

    October 14, 2016
    A new study calls into question the accuracy of heart rate monitoring technology of the wearable wrist devices.
  79. Samsung Will Pay You to Replace the Galaxy Note 7 With a Samsung ...

    October 13, 2016
    Samsung has announced it will offer a $100 bill credit to Galaxy Note 7 owners willing to exchange their phone for another ...
  80. PCs: HP Gains on Lenovo, Apple Sales Down (HPQ, AAPL)

    October 12, 2016
    Amid an overall market downturn for the eight consecutive quarter, HP Inc. almost outruns industry leader Lenovo, while Apple ...
  81. Mystery Deepens On Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Explosions (SSNLF, ...

    October 12, 2016
    No clear cause for the Galaxy Note 7 explosions has yet been determined at the company.
  82. Amazon Launches Music Streaming Services (AMZN, AAPL)

    October 12, 2016
    As expected, Amazon launched two new music streaming services today. The company's aim is to expand the market for music ...
  83. Samsung Slashes Q3 Operating Profit Estimate By a Third (AAPL, ...

    October 12, 2016
    As the dust settles, we finally have a clearer picture of how the Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery scandal will hurt Samsung's ...
  84. S&P Valuations Nearing Tech-Bubble Levels (AAPL)

    October 11, 2016
    The S&P's median forward P/E is just 14% from its 2001 peak.
  85. Supreme Court Begins Hearing Arguments In Apple, Samsung Patent ...

    October 11, 2016
    According to early reports, judges expressed "deep skepticism" over the jury process to calculate penalty amounts.
  86. Apple Gains After Samsung Halts Production

    October 11, 2016
    Apple is up after Samsung permanently halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 phones.
  87. Samsung Stops Galaxy Note 7 Production

    October 11, 2016
    The Korean company is in the eye of a storm once again after new reports of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones overheating ...
  88. Samsung Permanently Ends Galaxy Note 7 Production, Asks Owners ...

    October 11, 2016
    Samsung stock closed 7.5% lower in trading today, wiping out $17 billion in market value.
  89. Apple and Samsung Head to the Supreme Court Tomorrow (AAPL, SSNLF)

    October 10, 2016
    Innovation or Protection? That's what will be decided on Tuesday in the U.S. Supreme Court when tech heavyweights Apple Inc ...
  90. Amazon Said to Launch Two New Music Services Early Next Year ...

    October 10, 2016
    Amazon is set to shake up the music streaming industry by launching two new services at different price points.
  91. Apple Said To Be Forming A Division For Cloud Services

    October 7, 2016
    The Cupertino company is reorganizing its cloud division under a single head and placing employees in a single facility. ...
  92. Tech Players Vie in Booming EdTech Space (GOOG, AAPL)

    October 7, 2016
    As edtech investment reached a record high of $3.1 billion in 2015, leading tech firms continue to fight for a piece of the ...
  93. Candles That Smell Like a New Apple MacBook Are Sold Out (AAPL)

    October 7, 2016
    In other weird news from techland, Apple accessory maker TwelveSouth has crafted a 100% Soy wax candle that smells like a ...
  94. Fitbit: We're a Digital Healthcare Co. (FIT, AAPL)

    October 7, 2016
    Fitbit thinks of itself more as a digital healthcare company than a hardware concern.
  95. Dialog: Chip Maker's Q3 Boosted by iPhone (AAPL)

    October 6, 2016
    U.K.-based Dialog Semiconductor's preliminary Q3 earnings beats guidance by 13%, providing another positive data point for ...
  96. Tech and Auto Companies Dominate World's Most Valuable Brands ...

    October 6, 2016
    Brand consultancy firm Interbrand released its 2016 ranking of the most valuable brands in the world, and technology and ...
  97. Samsung Acquires AI Assistant Built By Siri's Creator (AAPL, ...

    October 6, 2016
    Viv, developed by Siri co-creator Dag Kittlaus, is designed to work with third-party apps.
  98. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smokes Up Southwest Plane (SNLF, GOOG)

    October 6, 2016
    A Galaxy Note 7 phone overheated and smoked up a Southwest Airlines flight this morning further damaging the South Korean ...
  99. Twitter Stock Falls 16.28% in Pre-Market Trading After Report ...

    October 6, 2016
    Three potential suitors are said to be not interested in Twitter. This leaves only Microsoft and Salesforce from among the ...
  100. Apple Named Most Valuable Brand on Steve Jobs's Death Anniversary ...

    October 5, 2016
    Interbrands released this year's ranking of the hundred most valuable brands in the world, and U.S. companies Apple, Google ...