Tag: Consumer Electronics

Salesforce earnings live up to Benioff’s $20-billion goal, so now it’s on to the next one

Salesforce.com Inc. easily topped $20 billion in revenue for the first time in its recently completed fiscal year, so now it’s time for a new...

Apple stock breaks below post-COVID uptrend line after largest shareholders disclose share sales

Shares of Apple Inc. sank to a one-month low Wednesday, and broke below two key chart levels in the process, after the technology behemoth’s two...

Here’s the main reason Robinhood traders have been able to push stocks higher — and, no, it isn’t by squeezing hedge funds

With the broader stock-market indexes in a bit of a coma this week, the talk of financial markets is still the awakening of retail investors...

Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor snapped up by Japanese tech giant for $6 billion

Shares in Dialog Semiconductor 0OLN, +5.98% soared 21% on Monday, after Japan’s Renesas Electronics snapped up the U.K.-listed Apple supplier for €4.9 billion ($5.9 billion)....

Dow futures rise 250 points as the stock market tries to shake GameStop angst

U.S. stock-index futures on Monday morning were trading solidly higher as the market attempted to recover from its worst weekly loss since October as worries...

Here are the biggest short squeezes in the stock market, including GameStop and AMC

Short squeezes will remain a big story in the financial-news media until heavily shorted stocks that have been pushed up by individual investors connected through...

Peterffy calls Robinhood decision to allow ‘limited buys’ of GameStop troubling: ‘I’m not comfortable’

Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., explained the rationale behind his brokerage firm’s decision to put restrictions on investing in companies...

Opinion: Apple justifies its huge valuation, while Tesla … not so much

The difference between two of the most popular stocks in America, Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc., stood out starkly Wednesday. Apple AAPL, -0.77% reported a...

‘We’re asking that people be patient’: Booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is a shot in the dark for many

Linda Briggs’ husband was born in 1943, which meant that she had to click more than 930 times to enter her husband’s date of birth...

What will streaming bring in 2021? Here are 5 developments to watch

In 2020, most of us streamed a lot more shows than we otherwise might have, thanks to coronavirus stay-at-home orders. But the pandemic also set...

Tentative sign of sentiment shift? Here’s the buzzy part of the market that didn’t join the race to records after the stimulus bill signing

While the S&P 500 SPX, +0.87% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.74% set new records on Monday with the $908 billion U.S. stimulus bill finally signed...

FireEye, Crowdstrike enjoy record days as SolarWinds hack leads to soaring security stocks

Security-software stocks soared Friday, as investors bet that the fallout from one of the most devastating hacks in U.S. history will lead to increased security...

Microsoft was breached in SolarWinds cyberattack, in what one exec calls ‘a moment of reckoning’

Microsoft Corp. was breached as part of the massive hack that used a backdoor in SolarWinds software, as part of what the tech giant’s president...

States sue Google, adding to antitrust woes for search giant

The antitrust heat on Google is increasing. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Twitter that his office expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against...

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...

‘World’s smallest atom-memory unit created’

Researchers have created the smallest memory device yet, an advance that may lead to faster, smaller, and more energy-efficient electronic chips for consumer electronics and...

What to know about Parler, the social-media platform that is now attracting millions of Trump supporters

Since the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Parler has caught on among right-wing politicians and “influencers” — people with large online followings — as a social-media platform where...

States with stricter Thanksgiving coronavirus gathering curbs saw higher online retail sales: Adobe

States that had tighter restrictions on Thanksgiving Day gatherings saw higher online sales than those with more lax rules, according to the latest data from...

These ‘whales’ could stand in the way of a year-end rally for stocks, warns strategist

Optimism is building for stocks as U.S. investors return from the Thanksgiving Day holiday, though volumes may stay light for Friday as some stretch out...

As Apple releases its new line of Macs, the biggest beneficiary may be Microsoft

Apple is set to launch its next generation of MacBooks this week. For the first time since the surprise 2005 announcement by Steve Jobs that...

Here’s what Biden could change just by executive order

What could Joe Biden do as president with the stroke of a pen? He’s shown here at a virtual meeting with his COVID-19 advisers on...

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...

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google all produce record sales amid Big Tech backlash

Federal antitrust charges against Alphabet Inc.’s Google; advertiser and user boycotts of Facebook Inc.; increasing scrutiny of Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. by the news...

McAfee IPO: 5 things to know about the security-software company

The McAfee logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. AFP/Getty Images McAfee Corp. shares fell short of their initial public...

Google investors: Unsure about what to do amid antitrust charges? Well, better get used to it

Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Associated Press Alphabet Inc. investors have been through government investigations before and not suffered too much damage, but now...