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April 15, 2014
15:53 EDTMSFTFord's new My Touch with BlackBerry software slated for year end, WSJ says
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08:07 EDTMSFT21Vianet announces general availability of Microsoft Office 365 in China
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April 14, 2014
10:02 EDTMSFTOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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05:36 EDTMSFTMicrosoft downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating on Microsoft (MSFT) to Hold from Buy citing valuation and concerns over the closing of the Nokia unit acquisition. The firm has a $42 price target for shares.
April 10, 2014
08:44 EDTMSFTCLSA technology analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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08:00 EDTMSFTSony PS4 grants Hirai profit potential as risk decreases, Bloomberg says
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06:23 EDTMSFTIDC says worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4M units in Q1, down 4.4% y/y
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in 1Q14, a decline of -4.4% year on year, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline and with continuing weakness in consumer and emerging market segments, the preliminary results are slightly better than a projected decline of -5.3%. The U.S. market continued to stabilize with growth near zero – in line with forecasts. With shipments totaling 14.3 million PCs in 1Q14, the U.S. market contracted by -0.6% from the same quarter a year ago. Desktop shipments were slightly stronger, posting 3.5% growth, while portables remained in negative territory. Lenovo (LNVGY) preserved its lead in total worldwide PC shipments despite a seasonal drop due to the Chinese New Year. Growth in other regions continued at a solid pace although Latin America slowed after a dramatic expansion over the past year. HP (HPQ) remained in the number 2 position, with growth rising nicely to nearly 5% year on year. Dell grew over 9% in the first quarter.
06:14 EDTMSFTMicrosoft may release server orders to Taiwan ODMs, DigiTimes reports
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April 9, 2014
17:26 EDTMSFTGartner says worldwide PC shipments in Q1 fell 1.7%
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13:45 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble rises after report says Nook spin may now be more feasible
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13:23 EDTMSFTEnd of Windows XP support could spur adoption of Chinese OS, WantChinaTimes says
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13:09 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble shares up more than 3% after reports company will spin-off Nook
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13:01 EDTMSFTMicrosoft continues Windows XP support for select customers, Re/code reports
For most customers, support for Windows XP ended yesterday. However, for select customers and governments, Microsoft is providing paid custom support, Re/code reports. Reference Link
12:19 EDTMSFTMicrosoft volatility increases into Q3 and outlook
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April 8, 2014
13:27 EDTMSFTGoogle, Citrix to collaborate on Chromebooks
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12:12 EDTMSFTOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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11:55 EDTMSFTNokia advances after securing Chinese approval for Microsoft deal
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09:09 EDTMSFTOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: BioScrip (BIOS), up 6.7% after stock was named as a stock pick and a potential takeover target by Oscar Schafer while speaking on CNBC... Nokia (NOK), up 5% after deal to sell substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft (MSFT) receives regulatory approval in China... Ctrip.com (CTRP), up 4.6% after Bloomberg said, citing sources, that the company is in talks with Baidu-controlled (BIDU) Qunar (QUNR) about a partnership or a potential merger... Plug Power (PLUG), up 4.6% after CEO discusses plan to expand fuel cells to trucks in interview... FireEye (FEYE), up 2.5% following upgrade at Wedbush... Twitter (TWTR), up 2% following initiation of coverage with a Buy rating at at Janney Capital... Nike (NKE), up 1.75% after upgraded at Stifel. LOWER: Gigamon (GIMO), down 23% after lowering revenue outlook, shares downgraded at Pacific Crest... LivePerson (LPSN), down 3% after announcing resignation of EVP, Worldside Sales, shares downgraded at Benchmark... Cisco (CSCO), down 0.5% following downgrade to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich.
06:31 EDTMSFTMicrosoft, Mediatek to push Windows tablet in white-box market, DigiTimes says
Microsoft (MSFT) has been aggressively trying to persuade Mediatek to push Windows-based tablets in China's white-box market, reports DigiTimes. According to sources from the upstream supply chain, there is a high chance for a partnership, which would lead to current smartphone chip partner Qualcomm (QCOM) to face strong pressure. Reference Link
06:07 EDTMSFTMicrosoft investing in 'invisible user interface' technology, WSJ reports
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06:01 EDTMSFTMicrosoft ending support for Windows XP today, AP reports
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05:45 EDTMSFTNokia, Microsoft receive approval from China for Devices & Services transaction
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April 7, 2014
10:10 EDTMSFTAnalyst sees 'golden' opportunity after software stocks decline
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09:00 EDTMSFTMicrosoft May volatility increases; shares near 14-year high into Q3
Microsoft April weekly call option implied volatility is at 29, April is at 23, May is at 25, July is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 23 according to Track Data, suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q3 results on April 24.
06:41 EDTMSFTMicrosoft pushes for programming to rival Amazon, Netflix, Bloomberg says
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06:18 EDTMSFTMicrosoft starts developing 4th-generation Surface, DigiTimes reports
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April 4, 2014
11:21 EDTMSFTCourt reverses parts of lower court ruling in DataTern suit with Microsoft, SAP
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10:02 EDTPSOOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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07:43 EDTMSFTBaidu market leading search share in China rose in March, Marbridge Daily says
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07:28 EDTMSFTNew America Foundation to hold a forum
The New America Foundation holds a forum, "Implementing the PCAST Spectrum Sharing Report" with President Obama's Deputy CTO for Telecom Policy, Jason Furman, VP Medin of Google and Craig Mundie of Microsoft in Washington, D.C. on April 4 at 2 pm. Webcast Link
05:39 EDTPSOPearson upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
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April 3, 2014
18:08 EDTMSFTMicrosoft options look like moneymakers, Barron's reports
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16:37 EDTBKSOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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12:10 EDTBKSOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street began the session in positive territory, with the Dow notching a new all-time high, but had slid into negative ground at midday. The Nasdaq is the biggest loser, as it is down more than 0.6%, while the Dow and Nasdaq are just slightly below the flat line. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., initial jobless claims rose to 326K in the week ended March 29, versus the expected 319K claims. The trade deficit widened to $42.3B in February from a revised $39.3B deficit in January. ISM's non-manufacturing PMI rose 1.5 points to 53.1 in March, though that was a bit below the 53.5 forecast of economists. In Europe, the ECB maintained its current rates despite the ongoing debate over disinflationary forces posing an increasing risk. In Asia, China's State Council announced a stimulus package for new railways and subways, low-income housing and tax breaks for small business, but most of the measures were part of the government's previously communicated annual economic work plan. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS) are declining after Liberty Media (LMCA) announced a deal to reduce its stake in the bookseller. Liberty said it has sold the majority of its shares to institutional buyers and will retain approximately 10% of its initial investment, which has been reported to equate to a roughly 2% stake in Barnes & Noble. B&N Chairman Leonard Riggio said that Liberty’s reduced ownership gives the company greater flexibility to pursue various strategic options, but shares of B&N slid 13% following the announcement... Citigroup (C) shares fell almost 2% after The New York Times said the federal government has started a criminal investigation into alleged fraud involving Citi's Banamex unit in Mexico. Also of note, research firm Sterne Agee downgraded the stock to Neutral, citing the Fed's refusal to approve the bank's capital plan, along with its slowing earnings growth and lack of catalysts, as reasons for the downgrade. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Amyris (AMRS), which rose 8% after announcing that it is entering into a strain engineering research and development agreement with chemical giant BASF (BASFY). Also higher was chemical, paint, and coating maker RPM (RPM), which gained 4% and hit a fresh 52-week high earlier in the session after the company raised its fiscal 2014 profit outlook. Among the noteworthy losers was Liquidity Services (LQDT), which slid another 12% after the company confirmed it's withdrawal from auction bidding for a U.S. Department of Defense contract and said it will need to reset its adjusted earnings expectations. Also lower were shares of weight-loss drug maker VIVUS (VVUS), which fell nearly 8% following a downgrade to Underweight at Piper Jaffray. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 16.31, or 0.1%, to 16,556.69, the Nasdaq was down 26.65, or 0.62%, to 4,249.81, and the S&P 500 was down 3.48, or 0.18%, to 1,887.42.
12:00 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble falls 13.2%
Barnes & Noble is down 13.2%, or $2.91, to $19.20
10:21 EDTBKSLiberty Media had 15% return on Barnes & Noble, Faber reports
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10:00 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble falls 10.1%
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09:30 EDTMSFTApple, Pfizer others create 'go slow' patent lobby group, Reuters says
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09:14 EDTBKSOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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09:00 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble falls 10.2%
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08:46 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble volatility expected to move on Liberty Media reducing its stake
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08:41 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble: Liberty's reduced ownership gives co. flexibility for options
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08:36 EDTBKSLiberty Media to reduce stake in Barnes & Noble
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08:36 EDTBKSLiberty Media, Barnes & Noble announce change in ownership of preferred shares
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06:13 EDTMSFTMicrosoft to stop charging fee for Windows for some smartphones, WSJ reports
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April 2, 2014
15:08 EDTBKSBarnes & Noble volatility at low end of seven-year range
Barnes & Noble April call option implied volatility is at 38, May is at 39, July is at 41; compared to its 26-week average of 46 according to Track Data, suggesting decreasing price movement.
14:05 EDTMSFTMicrosoft announces Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 update at conference
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12:50 EDTMSFTMicrosoft Windows 8.1 update to be available April 8
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12:41 EDTMSFTMicrosoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 personal assistant Cortana
Windows Phone 8.1 personal voice assistant Cortana is powered by Bing, and can be opened by a Live Tile on the home screen or via a phone's search button. Cortana can add items to calendars, set alarms, and find nearby restaurants.
12:27 EDTMSFTMicrosoft Phone 8.1 update to roll out to consumers in next few months
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07:03 EDTMSFTMicrosoft CEO to lay out vision for Windows at Build, Business Insider says
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