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April 11, 2013
10:28 EDTFB, WDC, MSFT, GOOG, DELL, LNKD, STX, HPQWall Street sours on Microsoft following weak PC data
Microsoft (MSFT) is sinking after two research firms slashed their ratings on the stock following an industry report that said PC shipments had tumbled 13.9% in the first quarter. WHAT'S NEW: In a note to investors earlier today, Goldman Sachs downgraded Microsoft's shares to Sell from Neutral. The company will be hurt by accelerating market share losses for PCs, along with its lack of gains in the tablet and smartphone market, Goldman believes. The firm set a $27 price target on the shares. Also today, Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund downgraded the software maker to Neutral from Buy, citing declining PC sales last quarter. "Sluggish" sales of Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system and its lack of "compelling" new hardware products are disappointing, the analyst added. He set a $30 price target on the shares, which he believes remain attractive for value-oriented investors. Both analysts cited research from International Data Corporation as a reason for the downgrade. The firm reported last night that shipments of PCs had tumbled 13.9% in the first quarter of the year versus the same period in 2012. The decline was the largest drop since IDC began collecting data in 1994. TODAY'S PRICE ACTION: In early trading, Microsoft dropped $1.40, or 4.6%, to $28.90. PC makers also fell on the PC sales data, with Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) sinking 5.5% to $21.10 and Dell losing 0.5% to $14.14. OTHERS TO WATCH: Western Digital (WDC), which makes hard disk drives, declined 2.6% to $51.83 and its competitor, Seagate (STX), gave back 2.75% to $36.70.
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January 25, 2016
17:25 EDTMSFTQualcomm Ventures chief heading to Microsoft, Fortune says
Qualcomm (QCOM) Ventures chief Nagraj Kashyap will join the venture capital division of Microsoft (MSFT), reports Fortune, citing a statement from Kashyap. Reference Link
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15:12 EDTFBFacebook volatility increases into Q4 and outlook
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12:53 EDTGOOGVine head Jason Toff to leave Twitter to join Google
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12:05 EDTFBTwitter growth acceleration less likely in near-term, says Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena says the likelihood of near-term growth reacceleration at Twitter (TWTR) looks less likely following today's executive departures. The analyst adds in an intraday research note that traffic trends and agency channel checks continue "to point to the worst" for the company. Sena lowered his Q4 estimates to the low-end of the company's guidance and cut his price target for the shares to $19 from $22. He continues to prefer Facebook (FB) and keeps a Hold rating on Twitter.
10:44 EDTGOOGAmazon eyeing tighter software team-ups with Android makers, Information says
Amazon (AMZN) is eyeing ways to create tighter software partnerships with Android phone makers, the Information reports, citing people briefed on different aspects of the discussions. The company has had talks over working with phone brands at a "factory level" to integrate its services with devices in a more complex way than just preloading apps, the report says. Such moves would help Amazon gain traction of influence over Android smartphone software, owned by Google (GOOG), the report says. Reference Link
09:32 EDTFB, MSFTApple Active equity options trading on open
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08:22 EDTMSFTMajesco and Microsoft announce favorable court judgment
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08:11 EDTWDCWestern Digital acquires over a hundred patents from IBM
Western Digital (WDC) announced that it has acquired more than 100 patent assets from IBM (IBM). The parties also entered into a patent cross-license agreement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Patents acquired by Western Digital are in distributed storage, object storage, and emerging non-volatile memory. Western Digital expects the IP to further strengthen its technology leadership position and drive value creation for the company and its customers. The patents will augment Western Digital's existing portfolio of more than 10,000 patents and patent applications.
07:54 EDTGOOGAlphabet volatility up into Q4, costs, income projects outside of core business
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07:40 EDTFBFBR sees constructive setup into Facebook earnings report
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07:10 EDTWDC, STXWestern Digital pricing in 'extreme bear case,' says Jefferies
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06:27 EDTGOOGGoogle's added transparency may make ad business seem more profitable, WSJ says
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06:09 EDTGOOGYouTube hires Broock as 'Global VR Evangelist,' Re/code reports
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05:51 EDTFBOptions expected to be active: TYC JCI TWTR SUNE AAPL PG HAL AMZN FB
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05:23 EDTLNKDStocks with implied volatility above IV index mean; LNKD NOK
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January 24, 2016
19:10 EDTGOOGDaimler CEO: Apple, Google farther along on car than assumed, Reuters says
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14:40 EDTFB, GOOGCollapse in private tech could ripple into public markets, Barron's says
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