|Bid||98.39 x 1400|
|Ask||98.47 x 1400|
|Day's Range||97.86 - 98.98|
|52 Week Range||68.02 - 98.98|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||79.97|
|Earnings Date||Jul 19, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.72%)|
|1y Target Est||110.85|
Bill Gates isn’t one for light beach reads. Well, there was this romantic novel in his 2014 summer reading list, but that’s been the exception in a string of lists that included recommendations for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Let’s get the fattest one out of the way first — 684 pages! But then Leonardo had such a wide range of interests, and Gates, who has long been fascinated by the Renaissance inventor/scientist/painter/sculptor, says he has struggled to find one book that sums him up.
Gamers are NVIDIA’s (NVDA) core customers, and it earns more than 50% of its revenue from them. The company continues to develop new technologies to enhance the user gaming experience. At the 2018 GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA unveiled a new real-time ray-tracing technology, RTX, that will deliver movie-quality rendering in games.
Beancounters have been trying to get the government to cut down for years on investing in new servers.
Search engines like Google (NasdaqGS:GOOGL - News) and Microsoft's Bing (NasdaqGS:MSFT - News) could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday. The measure, which is not yet final, would allow press publishers to ask search engines to pay them for showing their articles for up to one year after publication. The original proposal from the European Commission had foreseen giving publishers the right to ask for payment for up to 20 years.
While leading cloud stock HubSpot is much smaller than its CRM rival Salesforce.com, a new Slack integration and 400% earnings growth may lift HubSpot into a new buy zone.
Twitter (TWTR) users could sooner or later be able to exchange encrypted direct messages on the platform, according to media reports citing clues in Twitter’s Android application code. Android, a Google (GOOGL) product, is the world’s most popular mobile operating system. In April, 75.7% of smartphones worldwide were running Android compared to 19.2% running Apple’s iOS and less than 1.0% running Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) unit Google bolsters its footprint in payment market with the latest updates on its payment services by strengthening relationship with PayPal.
A group of iPhone users sued Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google in the United Kingdom on claims that the company had improperly collected their personal information. The group has indicated that it could seek over $1,000 in damages for each individual affected if its case against Google is successful, according to Bloomberg. The group includes 4.4 million people, which suggests that Google could face as much as a $4.3 billion claim in the privacy case.
Is Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google back to waging a price war on its cloud-computing rivals? Google recently revamped its consumer cloud storage plans, with changes including rebranding, lowering prices, and releasing brand new plans at competitive prices. The company renamed its paid consumer storage service Google One. Its free storage service will continue to be called Google Drive.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is eating into Amazon’s (AMZN) share of the smart speaker market, according to a new report. Amazon made an early entrance into the smart speaker business, allowing it to capture the lion’s share of the global smart speaker market at a time when its competitors were still trying to figure out how to venture into the business of building speakers capable of taking and acting on voice instruction.
Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard in 1975 to launch Microsoft MSFT but, in a speech he gave at his high school, he implies he could have skipped college altogether and still become a successful billionaire and philanthropist , thanks to the education he got there. "Lakeside was one of the best things that ever happened to me," Gates says in a 2005 speech at Lakeside School . Gates was first introduced to computers at his Seattle private school.
"I can directly trace the founding of Microsoft back to my earliest days here," Bill Gates said in a speech at Lakeside School.
Whether or not Crowdstrike's cloud-based endpoint security platform will be snatched up by Google, Microsoft, or Amazon remains to be seen, but its co-founder and CEO George Kurtz said "it certainly could be."
Phenom People, the leader in Talent Relationship Marketing, today announced that Microsoft’s career site is live on the Phenom People Platform. Coupled with advanced A.I. technology, the new and improved career site transforms the way Microsoft attracts and engages talent, creating a hyper-personalized and optimal candidate experience. “It’s an exciting time for Phenom People as we continue to work with amazing organizations like Microsoft to improve their career sites and the way they approach the talent acquisition process,” said Mahe Bayireddi, CEO at Phenom People.
The Microsoft MSFT CEO was quick to cover topics like data privacy and cyberattacks in his speech. Microsoft MSFT CEO Satya Nadella gave a philosophical response Thursday to the major challenges that are currently being faced by tech companies, underling the guiding principles that he and his firm follow.
Nadella gave a philosophical response to the major challenges that are currently being faced by tech companies.
Stock futures were little changed Thursday. President Trump ordered a probe into whether auto imports undermine national security. Apple, Nvidia, Charles Schwab, Microsoft and Splunk are top stocks holding near buy zones.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe must avoid making the same mistakes as the U.S. and China if the region is to successfully tackle some of the world's biggest tech giants.
Macron is currently spearheading efforts for Europe to adopt tougher regulations on digital companies. French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe must avoid making the same mistakes as the United States and China if the region is to successfully tackle some of the world's biggest tech giants.
Things are looking up for a whole basket of IT companies, according to a report today by Moody’s Investors Services analyst Stephen Sohn and his colleagues. Companies from Microsoft (MSFT) to Adobe Systems (ADBE) to Oracle (ORCL) to NetApp (NTAP) to Salesforce.com (CRM) are set to benefit from rising operating profit that’s vastly outpacing global GDP growth, write the authors. Moody’s upgraded its outlook on “diversified IT” as a group to “Positive” from what had been “stable” before, citing potential for Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) to rise by “about 7.5%” this year, versus the global GDP growth projection of 3.4% in 2018 and 3.2% in 2019.