Tag: Internet Search Engines

Dow win streak at risk ahead of tech results as China crackdown threatens rally

U.S. stock-index futures were mixed Tuesday morning ahead of quarterly results from some of the most prominent names in the technology sector, with a Chinese...

The main attractions arrive: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Tesla headline the biggest week of earnings

The coming week will be the most important of this quarter’s earnings season — even if later weeks beat it on quantity, it will be...

You know who doesn’t hate Facebook? Wall Street

Excuse us if you’ve heard this song before: Facebook Inc. — under siege from the president and his predecessor, the Federal Trade Commission, a bestselling...

Netflix lays out mobile games plan that could set a collision course with Apple

Netflix Inc.’s its expansion into videogames offers a tantalizing upside for the streaming pioneer, but also sets up a potential confrontation with Apple Inc. “We...

Dow books 725-point loss, worst day since October, as spread of delta variant and global tensions rattle investors

U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday, joining the selloff in global equities, as concerns grew about the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus...

Dow drops 300 points as growth scare triggers fall in bond yields

U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as yields on government bonds extended their decline with investors shying away from bets on a blistering economic recovery and...

Opinion: Saddle up for a summer rally in the stock market

Brace for a summer rally. COVID shutdowns caused the most dramatic economic contraction since the Great Depression but in 2020, the Federal Reserve printed $3.1 trillion to...

‘Not being able to connect with people was really hard’: Company sports teams are finally getting back together

American office workers are moving from the Zoom window to the batter’s box. When Sean O’Rourke took the field at a softball league on Monday...

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...

Facebook oversight board upholds ban on Trump’s account, but says company must clarify penalty

Facebook’s oversight board upheld the company’s decision to restrict former President Donald Trump’s access to to Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday, but said that the...

Google ad sales push Alphabet earnings to record, stock heads toward new high

Google parent Alphabet Inc. rang up record profits for a third straight quarter during the pandemic, catapulting shares 5% toward a record stock high in...

Tesla and Big Tech are about to rev up the busiest week of earnings season

The busiest week of earnings season is about to kick off, with Tesla and Big Tech companies expected to dominate the headlines. The six largest...

NBA star Kevin Durant invested in Coinbase in 2017 — his stake is now worth 53 times what it was worth then

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase Global Inc. COIN, +5.96% became the most valuable U.S. financial exchange on Wednesday as it ended the day trading at $328.28, valuing...

Nvidia steps up competition with Intel and AMD with first data-center CPU, based on Arm

Nvidia Corp. is stepping up its artificial-intelligence competition with Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. by introducing a new central processing unit to crunch...

Opinion: For its critics, Amazon can never do enough

Perhaps no company has permeated the lives of Americans more than Amazon has. Whether it’s household staples, an intelligent doorbell, cloud applications, Whole Foods —...

Asian-American tech leaders rally against wave of hatred: ‘We don’t deserve to live in fear in our own country’

Debby Soo was in a grocery store in Stratham, N.H., last weekend when she realized she didn’t have her credit card. “So I was trying...

Bingeing March Madness: Here’s how to stream the 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament

There are plenty of ways to stream March Madness, but for hardcore cord-cutters, the options are severely limited. The 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament tips off...

The rational bubble is turning irrational — and the next few weeks are critical, strategist says

The action this week has been centered on the bond market, not the stock market, as Treasury yields have climbed in reaction to the progress...

Google Pays News Platforms In Australia as Crackdown Looms

Photo: Tolga Akmen (Getty Images) Australians suffering through anxiety caused by the looming threat of having to switch to Bing for their search results received...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls Robinhood CEO ‘Vlad the Stock Impaler’ and grills him over the GameStop saga

“ ‘The people demand an answer, and they want to know the truth.’ ” That was Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of electric-car maker...

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...

Opinion: These ‘lucky seven’ ETFs have left the S&P 500 in the dust

Late last year, I did a deep dive into how sector funds had done, and I stumbled upon the astonishing outperformance of four sector ETFs...

Opinion: After Capitol insurrection and fallout, it is time for new laws for social media

The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has led to the biggest reckoning in the history of the internet, and will likely be a tipping point...

‘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...

Google’s new advertising technology is under investigation over competition concerns from U.K. regulator

Google’s proposed digital advertising tool is being investigated over competition concerns, adding a new weight to the burden of antitrust issues facing the technology giant...