Approximately $1 trillion is expected to be spent globally on cybersecurity from 2017–2021. In this series, we’ll see how FireEye (FEYE) aims to benefit from growth in this space with its strategic initiatives.
The demonetization move could impact Apple in the short term, but Apple is quite optimistic about its long-term future in India.
Is Facebook (FB) working on a return to China? Facebook has been busy developing a tool that could be used for censoring posts based on the region of the user.
Google can’t expand its digital mapping project in South Korea unless it agrees to make compromises that would hamper the quality of its digital map service.
The 500 rupee note and the 1,000 rupee note were demonetized at midnight on November 8. The move aimed to curb black money in the financial system.
Of the 28 analysts tracking IBM’s stock, 61.0% had given it “holds” as of November 17, 2016. About 29.0% had given it “buys,” and 11.0% had given it “sells.”
After the announcement of the US presidential election’s outcome, which defied the pre-poll results, we saw a fall in the technology sector (QQQ).
IBM’s Strategic Imperatives segment, which refers to its investments in cloud, analytics, mobile, social, and security technologies, continues to grow.
In August 2016, Apple’s CEO, in a talk with The Washington Post about the company’s cash held overseas, said, “We’re not going to bring back until there’s a fair rate.”
In response to the criticisms hurled by Trump on IBM, the company’s CEO, Virginia Rometty, addressed these issues in an open letter to the president-elect.
Apart from its revenue and cash, IBM, like its peers Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle (ORCL), also depends on foreign markets for talent acquisition.
Earlier in the series, we discussed how tech players, notably Apple, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, and Cisco, are expected to lead the surge in US corporate cash reserves.
Let’s have a look at the cash reserves of the leading technology players and how a change in the tax rate could affect them.
Following the US election results and Donald Trump’s win, the market is speculative about the US economic growth outlook as well as the timing of a US interest rate hike.
IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty has written an open letter to president-elect Donald Trump, offering advice on job creation and other issues on healthcare and infrastructure.
According to 2015 trade statistics, of the $482 billion in US exports to China, 28% was for electrical machinery.
A day after the results of the US Presidential election were announced, some semiconductor stocks fell, but some rose.
Another company that would face the heat of Trump’s policies is Qualcomm, which earns 53% of revenues from China, 16% from South Korea, and 13% from Taiwan.
The first company to be impacted by Trump’s policies would be Apple (AAPL).
If Trump imposes tariffs on Chinese imports once he’s President, it would have a big impact on the semiconductor industry because its key market is China.