Tech

  1. 7 Ways Amazon Uses Big Data to Stalk You (AMZN)

    Using predictive analytics, Amazon anticipates what you are likely to buy, when, and has it boxed and waiting in its nearby ...
  2. Looking for Bitcoin Arbitrage Opportunities? Read This First

    Bitcoin arbitrage involves buying relatively undervalued bitcoins and selling them at exchanges where they are relatively ...
  3. MGT Sues Intel Over McAfee's Name (MGT, INTC)

    MGT Capital Investments is suing Intel over the McAfee name in a nasty spat with the controversial 70-year-old cybersecurity ...
  4. Top 5 Companies Owned by Cisco (CSCO)

    Cisco implements a growth strategy through acquisitions and has acquired over 100 companies; these five companies stand out ...
  5. SingularDTV Creating Entertainment On The Ethereum Blockchain

    A new use for blockchain technology: Let users upload original entertainment that can't be pirated.
  6. How Bitcoin Spread Betting Works

    Bitcoin spread betting is a way to speculate on price movements of this cryptocurrency. This article explains the concept ...
  7. How Risky is Jack Dorsey’s Square? (SQ)

    Square is hedging against rising competitive risk and a possible economic downturn by expanding software services and pushing ...
  8. How Big Data Is Monitoring Good and Bad Traders

    Traders' job is about to get much more demanding as employers use advanced monitoring system based on bio-sensors, algos ...
  9. How Robo-Advisors Can Fill Mass-Market Advice Gap

    As advisors turn their sights to wealthier investors, robo-advisors are increasingly becoming a reasonable option for so-called ...
  10. Venmo vs. Square Cash vs. Google Wallet: How They Compare (SQ, GOOGL)

    Mobile P2P payment services facilitate financial transactions, and Venmo, Square Cash and Google Wallet are three major players. ...
  11. Understanding Facebook's Capital Structure (FB)

    Facebook's strong revenue and earnings have allowed solid expansion of the company's equity capitalization, resulting in ...
  12. HP Enterprise Seeks $10 Billion for its Software Operations (HPE)

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise's prospective sale is part of the company's larger initiative to slim down noncore operations ...
  13. Barron’s Predicts Symantec Stock to Lift 25% (SYMC)

    The cybersecurity industry pioneer is undertaking a restructuring that includes installing new management, cutting costs ...
  14. Best Software Programs for Creating an Investment Policy Statement

    An Investment Policy Statement (IPS) guides an investor's long-term investment decisions. This article describes the best ...
  15. When Will Amazon Accept Bitcoin? (AMZN)

    Amazon has been reluctant to embrace digital currency for various reasons, though some reasons are pure speculation.
  16. Palo Alto Networks Slashes Growth Forecast (PANW)

    After over five years as an industry leader, Palo Alto Networks projects decelerated growth, even as it succeeds in expanding ...
  17. Nokia Loses Head Of Profitable Patent Unit (NOK)

    Nokia is losing the head of its profitable technology unit charged with it's future growth.
  18. Venmo Is Not a Scam: Here Is Why (PYPL)

    Venmo is a service that allows users to send and receive money, but some are finding the promise of quick payments to be ...
  19. Alphabet Is Top PayPal Choice for Cloud Hosting (GOOGL, AMZN)

    While PayPal will benefit from migration to cloud, Google will get a high profile client considering the operations and scale ...
  20. SWIFT Reports More Cyber Breaches Since June

    Increasing hacking attempts on systems at local facilities are becoming a cause of concern for SWIFT and regulators, as member ...
  21. Genesys to Buy Interactive Intelligence (ININ)

    Genesys Labs seeks to bolster customer engagement through improved customer service and cloud-based data capabilities for ...
  22. Amazon, Google Lead Contenders for SEC's Big Data Project (AMZN, GOOGL)

    Amazon and Google are the front-runners for SEC's ambitious cloud-hosting project called CAT, and the business opportunity ...
  23. Why LPL Is Spending Heavily on Tech

    Here's how the independent broker-dealer Linsco Private Ledger is upgrading its technological services for brokers.
  24. Bank Hackers Target Smartphones

    Now that you can bank by smartphone, hackers can also get into your account that way. How to protect yourself.
  25. Top 5 Companies Owned by Bain Capital (IHRT)

    Over the course of its history, Bain Capital has made a significant number of investments and divestments in many different ...
  26. 5 Fintech Firms Emerging in Boston (GS, PYPL)

    Find out which startups that are emerging as Boston's top fintech companies are already disrupting the financial services ...
  27. Salesforce.com Stock Popped on AI Rumors

    Along with the cloud and Internet of Things, one of the hottest areas in tech revolves around artificial intelligence, or ...
  28. 3 Ways to Avoid Electronic Pickpocketing

    Learn what electronic pickpocketing is, and find out which steps you can take to avoid getting pickpocketed through commercial ...
  29. Who Is Driving Facebook's Management Team? (FB)

    The top talent gathered by Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook has helped transform the company into one of the world's largest tech ...
  30. Top 5 Companies Owned by Goldman Sachs (GS, BNFT)

    Goldman Sachs and its private equity division is heavily invested in technology providers. Discover the company's top five ...
  31. 3 Fintech Firms Emerging in Tampa (PYPL)

    Discover three of the major financial technology companies that have corporate headquarters or U.S. operations centers in ...
  32. Tesla Tops Forbes' 2016 List of Most Innovative Companies (TSLA, CRM)

    Forbes has released its sixth annual "World’s Most Innovative Companies" and Tesla tops the list.
  33. Robo-Advisors vs. Passively Managed Funds: Which Is Better? (WFC, SCHW)

    Expense is the main distinction between the two, but each has its plusses and minuses, depending on the type of investor ...
  34. How the PayPal Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (PYPL)

    Find out how the PayPal Extras MasterCard works for you, and how you can earn maximum rewards on gas and restaurant purchases ...
  35. NVIDIA Unveils New Processor for Autonomous Cars

    At the Computer Electronics Show early this year, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) took the wraps off its Drive PX 2 Platform, designed ...
  36. Intel Fires Back at NVIDIA over Deep Learning

    It could be argued that NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) got the back-and-forth started with processor competitor Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) ...
  37. How Green Dot Works and Makes Money (GDOT)

    Green Dot Corp. is dominating the general purpose reloadable payment card industry, offering two of the highest-rated prepaid ...
  38. Will There Be a 4.5G Network Before a 5G?

    Learn about the potential arrival of 4.5G LTE network technology to the world's major telecommunication networks, and see ...
  39. TD Ameritrade's Robo-Advisor: What Options are Available?

    TD Ameritrade Institutional is marching down a different path, offering a smorgasbord of robo-advisor solutions for its clientele.
  40. 4 Fintech Firms Emerging in San Francisco (PYPL, BBVA)

    Learn why fintech companies are prospering, and discover three emerging companies in this realm that are located in the San ...
  41. 5 Lessons From Google's Machine Learning Development (GOOG)

    Google challenges its employees to explore machine learning technology and strives to implement artificial intelligence across ...
  42. Top 6 Companies Owned by Dell (INTC)

    Dell Computers combated a declining PC market by acquiring companies with the intent of creating a large service and software-oriented ...
  43. 5 Fintech Firms Emerging in Atlanta (SQ, NCR)

    Learn information about some of the primary financial technology firms that have chosen Atlanta, Georgia, as their corporate ...
  44. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look (BRK.A)

    Warren Buffett has a major influence on the global reinsurance market, which has seen momentum in 2016 for higher revenue.
  45. The Sharing Economy: Financial Services Will Be Next

    Traditional financial institutions need to adapt to an economy that is rapidly evolving.
  46. What Are the 5 Hottest Emerging Industries in 2016?

    Discover five of the hottest industries among technology, construction and agribusiness sectors poised for tremendous growth ...
  47. Does Your Advisor Have an Exit Strategy?

    You've been with your advisor for years, but what happens when he or she retires? Who will be your new advisor?
  48. 4 Reasons Why Financial Advisors Should Use Fintech

    Discover four reasons why financial advisors should adopt the innovative solutions offered through fintech companies, including ...
  49. Will Anyone Buy GoPro's $5,000 Omni Rig?

    GoPro's (NASDAQ: GPRO) six-camera Omni rig recently went on sale for $5,000. The package includes six Hero 4 Black cameras, ...
  50. Ford Acquires SAIPS for Self-Driving Auto Plan (F)

    On the longer horizon for Ford is a transformation into what CEO Mark Fields calls a "mobility company" rather than its traditional ...
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