The Semiconductor Industry: The Latest Events and What's to Come
China could harm national security The United States (SPY) is worried about China’s (FXI) (MCHI) aggressive push to build its domestic semiconductor industry using US technologies. A US presidential panel…
India is the world’s fastest growing smartphone market, but Apple’s share of the market is less than 5%.
Apple recently removed the NY Times news app from its Chinese App Store. But has it become desperate enough to risk its reputation in the West?
Rumors have emerged that Apple is gearing up to open its maiden company-owned retail store in South Korea, Samsung’s (SSNLF) home country.
Alibaba (BABA) is fighting claims that it operates a marketplace for counterfeit and pirated goods after a US agency named it among markets notorious for fake items.
John Holdren, the chief science adviser to the US president, will present a report to President-elect Donald Trump that includes guidelines for protecting the US semiconductor industry.
The global semiconductor industry outlook looks bright, driven by strong demand for memory and sensors. However, the industry faces a big threat from China.
Following Donald Trump’s win of the US election, IBM (IBM) is one of many prominent tech companies that could feel the brunt of Trumps’ proposed trade and tax policies. In this series, we’ll look at IBM’s growth initiatives in 2017.
Uber has joined Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet in trying to monetize India’s large population of more than 1.2 billion people.
Uber balked at California’s self-driving car permit requirement, but Tesla, Ford, Alphabet, and General Motors paid the $150 and received their permits.
Apple (AAPL) supplier Japan Display can now bolster its OLED (organic light-emitting diode) business thanks to a $636.0 million government bailout.
Apple (AAPL) could be forced to part with $13.6 billion in back taxes if the European Union (or EU) proves Ireland illegally offered Apple special tax treatment for more than a decade.
Cash repatriation and IBM Donald Trump’s proposed protectionary policies and trade policies could impact IBM (IBM). Trump’s policies are aimed at enhancing domestic production and repatriating offshore cash. IBM will…
The strengthening US dollar (UUP) has been pressuring the entire technology sector, and growth in Oracle’s (ORCL) top line is vulnerable to fluctuations in the dollar.
On December 13, EW stock was trading ~23% above its 52-week low of $72.2 on January 20, 2016, and ~27% below its 52-week high of $121.7 on October 10, 2016.
Oracle, Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Google, and Cisco all derive the majority of their revenues from outside the US. Their cash reserves are also held abroad.
The uncertainty that the technology sector is facing since Trump won the US Presidential election on November 8 is likely to get a lift after December 15.
After the 2016 US Presidential election, there was a fall in the tech sector. But Trump’s upcoming meeting with leading tech players could change things.
Shortly after Trump’s criticism about the costs of the F-35 program, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that the country would consider the F-35 in an open competition for acquiring fighter jets.
Following Trump’s shot at the F-35 program, major suppliers in the program saw their stock prices slide.