Tag: Computer Services

Saving for retirement on TikTok? Gen Z invests differently

Zaid Admani is a millennial and a civil engineer, and he’s trying to get young people to think about money — and their futures.  Admani,...

People are still playing a lot of videogames, but how much?

Videogame publishers anticipate the pandemic-fueled turbocharging of their industry is here to stay, but engagement is slowing and hurting their stocks. Going into earnings season,...

Opinion: Intel appears to be feeling the competitive heat from AMD

Intel Corp.’s data-center sales keep declining as Advanced Micro Devices Corp.’s sales keep growing, and it seems Intel is finally doing something about it. While...

IBM stock gains after earnings show second consecutive quarter of sales growth

International Business Machines Corp. reported revenue growth for a second consecutive quarter Monday afternoon, beating expectations and sending shares higher in extended trading. IBM  IBM,...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

Game on? Netflix hires first videogame executive, signaling a new approach

Netflix Inc. announced its first major videogame hire Wednesday, potentially signaling a move beyond its streaming-video roots. Netflix NFLX, +1.34% hired Mike Verdu as vice...

Oracle stock falls despite earnings beat, CEO expects to push more money toward cloud efforts

Oracle Corp. blew away expectations for earnings and sales to close out its fiscal year Tuesday, but shares dipped as executives revealed plans to spend...

Nvidia sales hit records again amid chip shortage, and earnings outlook suggests more to come

Nvidia Corp. broke several quarterly sales records and forecast revenue growth as much as $1 billion above Wall Street estimates for the current quarter Wednesday,...

Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a hot topic at landmark antitrust trial

The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a...

Opinion: Intel’s data-center customers may be ‘digesting,’ but AMD’s buffet is wide open

While Intel Corp. says data-center customers are “digesting,” they seem to still be bellying up to a longtime rival’s buffet. Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s server-chip...

AMD stock rises as earnings top Street view, data-center sales more than double

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose in the extended session Tuesday after the chip maker said data-center revenue more than doubled and results topped Wall Street...

Opinion: Intel’s new CEO has another big problem to fix

Intel Corp.’s new chief executive, Pat Gelsinger, has another urgent problem to deal with, in addition to restoring the chip giant’s manufacturing business to its...

The pandemic’s differing earnings effects will be on display with tech, airline reports

The first big week of earnings season will kick off with a study in contrasts. The tech and airline sectors feature prominently on the earnings...

Betting on the post-pandemic boom? Bank of America has 17 stock recommendations

Here’s one possible all-clear signal. COVID-19 is no longer a “tail risk” for investors, the first time since February 2020, says Bank of America in...

DocuSign beats on earnings but stock falls

DocuSign Inc. topped revenue and earnings expectations for its latest quarter while delivering a better-than-expected outlook on those metrics, but shares of the electronic-signature company...

Opinion: Oracle’s results may not justify investors’ big cloud optimism

The financial results from Oracle Corp. on Wednesday should have some investors wondering about its current lofty valuation. Oracle ORCL, -0.72% reported fiscal third-quarter results...

These S&P 500 stocks have had the biggest increases in ‘buy’ ratings so far this year

Traders in the stock market can take advantage of special situations to exploit sentiment and momentum and make quick profits — if they are quick...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

DocuSign stock gains after upbeat earnings

DocuSign enables people and businesses to collect electronic signatures on documents. DocuSign DocuSign Inc.’s chief executive made the case Thursday that the company’s stock is...

Promise of transparency on Google Cloud results cheers Wall Street, Alphabet stock climbs

Google parent Alphabet Inc. shares broke with the broader market Friday, closing higher after the tech giant blew past Wall Street estimates with a return...

The case for Trump – MarketWatch

MarketWatch photo illustration/Getty Images, iStockphoto The president’s primary responsibilities are to protect national security and enable inclusive prosperity. President Donald Trump’s record and former Vice...

Bill.com beats on earnings, CEO predicts work-from-home trends are ‘here to stay’

Bill.com Holdings Inc. Chief Executive René Lacerte is optimistic that the COVID-19 crisis will drive a longer-term shift toward remote work that increases demand for...

Why silver is trading at a nearly 4-year high

Silver futures on Monday marked their highest settlement in nearly four years, buoyed by a sharp climb in investment demand as the metal continues to...

Micron shows how the cloud is saving chip makers

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc. was saved by a boom in data centers, adding to chip makers’ growth as the pandemic forces more companies to...