Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma is a freelance journalist interested in the intersection between business and technology. An alumnus of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, he has written for Active Trader, India Abroad, InvestorPlace, and Forbes. 

  1. Investing

    Short Seller Chanos Warns Tesla Could Go Bankrupt (TSLA, SCTY)

    Famed short-seller Jim Chanos, who is short Tesla and SolarCity, said he ran a Z-score, a predictor of bankruptcy, and Tesla ...
  2. Investing

    Amazon And Pandora To Offer $5 Music Streaming Service (AMZN, P)

    The pricing strategy by both companies undercuts the regular $10 per month subscription fee charged by other streaming services. ...
  3. Company Insights

    Google's New Smartphone Adds Upgraded Processor, Camera (AAPL, GOOG)

    According to reports, the Mountain View company will announce two new smartphones on October 4.
  4. Investing Strategy

    How Does Tesla Compare Against Competition On Key Indicators? (TSLA,SCTY,GM)

    Tesla is expensive and lacks safety features, or so the electric car maker's say. Here are two graphics that take a look ...
  5. Company Insights

    Apple Rumored To Lay Off Workers In Self Driving Car Project (AAPL, GOOG)

    According to reports, Apple is said to have fired "dozens of employees" and closed divisions within its self-driving car ...
  6. Artificial Intelligence

    New Advances In AI From Google Acquisition DeepMind (GOOG, AAPL)

    DeepMind's text-to-speech system can reproduce human speech patterns and produce music.
  7. Investing Strategy

    Google Buys Apigee To Boost Its Enterprise Cloud (GOOG, APIC, AMZN, MSFT)

    Google's latest purchase is part of the company's strategy of playing catch up with Amazon and Microsoft in the enterprise ...
  8. Virtual Reality

    Snapchat May File for an IPO Next Year (FB, TWTR)

    The Venice Beach-based company has taken out a line of credit and is talking to bankers.
  9. Company Insights

    Alibaba Invests In Best Logistics (BABA)

    The Chinese e-commerce giant is ramping up its logistics network worldwide to become a global player.
  10. Politics & Money

    The Top Republican Donors

    According to latest data from the Center for Responsive Politics, corporations and businesses are majority contributors to ...
  11. Investing

    Driver Dies In Netherlands After Tesla Model S Catches Fire (TSLA, SCTY)

    This is the second instance in Europe of a Tesla Model S catching fire.
  12. Company Insights

    Youtube's Advertiser-Friendly Guidelines Prompts Outcry (GOOG, NFLX)

    Youtube recently revealed that it has been using an algorithm to "demonetize videos" since 2012. The Internet Creators Guild ...
  13. Stocks

    Apple's iPhone 6s Is The World's Most Popular Smartphone (AAPL)

    The iPhone 6s, the iPhone 6, and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge are the world's top three smartphones.
  14. Investing

    Details Emerge About Apple's New iPhone (AAPL)

    A noted Apple analyst provided more details about Apple's new iPhone ahead of tomorrow's event.
  15. Buzz & Trending

    3 Reasons Why Twitter Is an Excellent M&A Play (TWTR)

    Twitter's stock is up on takeover speculation. Here are three reasons why a takeover of Twitter is a great idea.