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Namrata Sen Chanda

Namrata joined Market Realist in 2019. She has ten years of experience in finance writing. She specializes in writing about equities, other asset classes, and investment strategies.

Before joining Market Realist, she worked with some of the leading companies in sectors such as real estate, banking, insurance, mutual funds, financial research, fin tech, financial training, and many more.

Apart from weaving thoughts into words, she also has a penchant for music and baking. An avid reader, she is inclined toward non-fiction.

Disclosure: I am in full compliance with all ethics and other policies for Market Realist research analysts. I am not invested in securities that I cover on Market Realist.

More From Namrata Sen Chanda

  • uploads///software
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Datadog IPO: Will the Optimism Continue?

    Software-as-a-service company Datadog (DDOG) made a smashing debut on Wall Street yesterday. After its IPO, DDOG’s shares surged 40% in intraday trading.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Five Tech CEOs behind the XLK Bull Run in 2019

    The top tech CEOs helped push the sector’s bull run in 2019. The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) has posted 42% YTD growth.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    2020 Should Be a Challenge for These Five Tech CEOs

    In this year-end review, we’ll look at five tech CEOs who have the challenge of bolstering or restoring market confidence in their companies in 2020.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Pay Will Likely Stay Ahead of Google and Samsung

    Apple Pay is ahead of Google Pay and Samsung Pay. A report from Patently Apple indicated that by 2020, the digital wallet would have nearly 227 million users.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Despite Netflix’s Hook-Up Potential, Citi Cuts Price Target

    Partnerships have done wonders for Netflix. In addition to having deals with Apple TV and Roku, the streaming giant has partnered with pay-TV providers.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Toyota, Subaru Join Forces for Advanced Vehicles

    Toyota announced that it plans to raise its stake in Subaru Corporation from 17% to 20%. Toyota and Subaru would jointly produce all-wheel-drive vehicles.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should Apple Acquire Sonos to Boost the HomePod?

    After the Google-Fitbit news, the market is now abuzz with talks that Sonos (SONO) could be Apple’s (AAPL) or Amazon’s (AMZN) next target.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple’s Investment in India: Did Trump Compel It?

    In a well-strategized move, Apple (AAPL) is relocating its production base to India. Apple’s investment in India will be around $1 billion.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Apple Need Not Worry about Google’s Fitbit Takeover

    Google’s acquisition of Fitbit on Friday was a significant development in the world of wearables, upon which Apple depends heavily.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Gains Strength in South Korea, Inks Two Deals

    Netflix (NTFLX) has inked a multiyear content distribution agreement with South Korea’s JTBC Content Hub, Deadline reported yesterday.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Consumer

    Sonos Acquires Snips: Should Apple Buy Sonos Now?

    The case for Apple (AAPL) acquiring Sonos has gotten more compelling. Sonos (SONO) has announced it has acquired Snips for $37.5 million.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Reconciles with Imagination Tech, Signs Deal

    On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Apple (AAPL) inked a new licensing deal with UK’s Imagination Technologies Group.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Reports

    Is Apple Eyeing the eSports Market in 2020?

    2020 may see Apple (AAPL) in a completely new arena. On December 23, Patently Apple reported that this year the iPhone marker might venture into eSports.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Why CES 2020 Is Crucial for Apple Right Now

    With CES 2020 kicking off tomorrow, big technology companies will be flocking to Las Vegas. One of the highlights? Apple’s participation after 28 years.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Has to Overcome These Three Challenges in 2020

    Netflix is ramping up its original content slate for 2020 and rapidly expanding overseas. That said, it will have to address certain challenges in 2020.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Microsoft Stock Could Grow 26% in 2020

    Wall Street thinks Microsoft stock is up for a dream run in 2020. Bank of America raised its price target for the stock to $200 from $162 on Thursday.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Should Apple Take a Cue from PayPal’s Acquisition?

    Apple Pay (AAPL) has been gaining a lot of momentum lately. However, PayPal announced plans to buy Honey Science Corporation for $4 billion.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Investors Could Be Disappointed by 5G in 2020

    Most analysts are upbeat about Apple’s upcoming 5G iPhone and think it will be worth the wait. However, some think otherwise.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Netflix Miss Its Q3 Subscriber Growth Guidance?

    As Netflix (NFLX) gears up for its third-quarter results, the key metric in focus will be its subscriber count. What do analysts expect?

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Apple’s Services Segment Is Critical to Its Growth

    When Apple reports its Q4 results, we expect to see its Services segment in the spotlight. This segment could exceed $100 billion per year in 2023.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple iPhone Shipments in China Surge in December

    Yesterday, Chinese government data indicated that Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone shipments in the country rose over 18% year-over-year in December.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Microsoft Gains on Analyst Upgrades and Strategic Moves

    According to Barron’s, Morgan Stanley’s Keith Weiss predicts Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) market value could exceed $1 trillion.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Azure Tops AWS in Goldman Sachs IT Spending Survey

    According to CNBC, a Goldman Sachs survey has revealed that big organizations prefer Microsoft Azure as a cloud partner rather than its competitors.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Will Apple Maintain Its Services Growth in 2020?

    Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) spurred a new wave of optimism after it announced astounding App Store sales during the holiday season.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Subscriber Growth Estimate Raised by JPMorgan

    Yesterday, JPMorgan Chase raised its subscriber estimates for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) on the back of its robust international growth, reported CNBC.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    High-Speed 5G iPhone Could Have a Delayed Launch

    Susquehanna expects Apple to delay its faster 5G iPhone until January 2021. The firm expects the first phase of 5G iPhones to come out this fall.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Reports

    Amazon AWS, Blackberry Join Forces at CES 2020

    Blackberry (BB) announced that it would work with Amazon AWS (AMZN). So, the companies will work together over a software platform for connected vehicles.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Analysts Have Mixed Views on Apple Stock

    Analysts got increasingly bullish on Apple (AAPL) stock after it touched $300 on January 2 for the first time after its stock split in June 2014.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple TV+ Finally Has HBO’s Former CEO on Board

    Former HBO CEO Richard Plepler has entered into a five-year deal with Apple TV+. Plepler’s company plans to produce exclusive content for Apple TV+.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    2019 Marks a Milestone in Apple’s Growth Story

    Overall, 2019 has been a phenomenal year for Apple (AAPL). The stock has been on a bull run. As a result, the company has emerged stronger.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Reports

    Apple to Bask in the Glory of 5G and Wearables in 2020

    Apple (AAPL) had a great year in 2019 with a nearly 86% YTD return through Friday’s close. Amongst the FAANG stocks, it delivered the highest returns.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Will Apple TV+ Get a Boost through Sports Streaming?

    On December 19, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple executives met with MGM Holdings and the Pac-12 Conference for initial talks.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    The 5G iPhone Upgrade Cycle Is Crucial for Apple

    Wedbush predicted that 5G would boost iPhone demand and boost Apple stock in 2020. Analyst Daniel Ives raised Apple’s price target to $350 from $325.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Will Apple’s Smartphone Profitability Change after 5G?

    Apple (AAPL) has once again proven its strength in the global smartphone market, revealed Counterpoint Research on December 19.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Could Rally 30% in 2020 on Overseas Growth

    Netflix’s in-depth regional data shows it has grown phenomenally in international markets since 2017, prompting Wall Street to view it in a new light.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Should Netflix Worry about Losing Subscribers to Disney?

    Disney+ (DIS) won’t let Netflix (NFLX) have it easy. Cowen & Company revealed that 1.1 million Netflix subscribers switched to Disney+ in November.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Reports

    Apple, Amazon, Google Unite for Smart Home Project

    On Wednesday, Apple (AAPL) Amazon (AMZN), and Google (GOOG) announced their partnership to promote compatibility between all the smart home devices.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Stock Rose amid Robust Growth in APAC and EMEA

    On Monday, Netflix (NFLX) released its region-wise subscriber and revenue count for the first time since 2017 in an official filing.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Acquires Spectral Edge to Enhance iPhone Images

    According to Bloomberg, Apple’s (AAPL) latest public filings reveal it has acquired a UK photo-technology startup, Spectral Edge.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Gets Some Relief, Trump Agrees to Trade Deal

    On Thursday, Apple got an early Christmas gift. President Trump finalized a partial trade deal with China. The stock rose 0.25% and closed at $271.46.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Will Apple Stock Slip after the December 15 Tariffs?

    Apple has a vital obstacle to surpass before it heads into the holiday shopping season. On December 15, the US is set to levy a 15% tariff on Chinese goods.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Gets BofAML, Evercore Price Target Hikes

    Analysts’ love for Apple is increasing by the day. Yesterday, Bank of America and Evercore ISI raised their price targets on the stock, according to CNBC.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Could the iPhone Lose Its Foothold in China in Q1?

    A Rosenblatt Securities analyst thinks Apple (AAPL) could lose iPhone market share in China in the first quarter, reported CNBC yesterday.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    China to Ban Foreign Tech Usage in Government Offices

    China’s Communist Party has instructed all public and government offices to remove foreign PC equipment and software from their systems within three years.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Microsoft to a Launch Consumer Subscription Bundle?

    According to ZDNet, Microsoft (MSFT) could launch its consumer subscription bundle, called Microsoft 365 Life, next spring.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix to Grow in India, Plans $420 Million Content Spending

    Netflix is now writing its international growth story, and India has a significant role in it. It plans to invest 30 billion Indian rupees (or $420 million) in India.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Azure Could Outpace AWS—Bernstein Bullish on MSFT

    Azure has proven to be Microsoft’s pillar of growth time and again. The stock got a bullish call from a Bernstein analyst due to Azure’s profit potential.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Stock: Citi Turns Bullish on Robust Holiday Sales

    On Thursday, Citigroup analyst Jim Suva raised his price target for Apple stock (AAPL) to $300 from $250, reports Bloomberg.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Some Apple iPhones Could Charge Wirelessly in 2021

    On Thursday, MacRumors revealed that analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had shed light on another Apple iPhone feature that might be coming soon: wireless charging.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Consumer

    Mini-LED Display for iPads: Cost Advantage for Apple?

    Apple (AAPL) analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that the company is planning to launch its “mini-LED” iPad and Mac Books in 2020.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Samsung to Launch a Low-Cost Foldable Phone in 2020?

    On December 2, the Korean Herald reported that Samsung would likely launch an affordable foldable phone—a clamshell model that folds vertically—in 2020.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Should Netflix Worry About Losing US Market Share?

    Netflix’s (NFLX) and YouTube’s market share among US adult viewers could shrink, reported Variety on Monday, citing eMarketer data.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Has Two Bold Strategies for iPhones in 2020

    Yesterday, JPMorgan Chase analyst Samik Chatterjee raised his price target for Apple stock (AAPL) to $296 from $290. Here’s why.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Card May Be the Company’s ‘Secret Santa’

    Apple (AAPL) isn’t just known for its iPhone business anymore. Apple Card could prove to be a hidden gem for the iPhone maker.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Can Apple Podcasts Keep Up with Industry Trends?

    Music isn’t the only arena where Apple (AAPL) is contending with Spotify (SPOT). A new phase of their competition has made podcasts an epicenter.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Netflix Might Face Roadblocks in Asian Markets

    To survive the fierce competition, Netflix is vigorously expanding its wings in the global arena. Notably, Netflix has gained an immense foothold in Asia.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Consumer

    Will Microsoft Take on Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri?

    Microsoft (MSFT) wants to enter the consumer market for digital speakers. This year, Microsoft revealed a Teams-integrated speaker for the enterprises.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple iPhone Sales Drop 10%, Samsung Takes Lead

    A Gartner report on November 26 indicated that Apple’s iPhone sales had dropped 10.7% year-over-year in the third quarter.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Will The Irishman Boost Netflix to New Highs?

    Netflix started streaming gangster pseudo-biopic The Irishman yesterday, and viewers couldn’t ask for more. The film hit select theaters on November 1.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Microsoft, AT&T Reveal the First Phase of Their Alliance

    Yesterday, Microsoft and AT&T revealed details about the first phase of their alliance to collaborate on 5G, cloud computing, and edge computing solutions.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple Could Ship 100 Million 5G Smartphones in 2020

    Apple is likely to ship 100 million iPhone 12 handsets in 2020, certain key Taiwanese suppliers who’d received the forecast told DIGITIMES.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Netflix Stock: What Prompted Wells Fargo’s Bearish Stance?

    Netflix’s (NFLX) cash flow situation is back in focus. On Monday, Wells Fargo’s Steven Cahall downgraded the stock to “underperform.”

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Apple AirPods Take the Lead in the Hearables Market

    Apple (AAPL), once known for its iPhones, will now be known for its path-breaking hearable devices. The Apple AirPods are seeing a stellar demand.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple: Will Supply Challenges Delay iPhone 12 Launch?

    Apple (AAPL) will have to deal with considerable supply challenges in 2020, revealed AppleInsider recently, quoting analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Trump Visits Apple: Is a Tariff Exemption in the Cards?

    Yesterday, Donald Trump visited Apple’s new campus in Austin, Texas. CEO Tim Cook opened the facility to manufacture Mac Pros in the US.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Teams Sees Robust Growth, Slack Tanks

    On November 19, Microsoft declared that Teams, its workplace chat app, had over 20 million daily active users, more than a 50% surge from July.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Prices Deter Subscribers, Wall Street Still Optimistic

    Netflix (NFLX) subscribers have opted out due to price hikes. Notably, 40% left the streaming giant for other streaming services.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Music: Will ByteDance Threaten Its Growth?

    Apple Music (AAPL) has a new reason to worry. Spotify (SPOT) was already a tough competitor, but now it also has to face off with Chinese company ByteDance.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does iPhone Demand in China Signal a Rebound?

    According to Bloomberg, Apple shipped 10 million iPhones in China between September and October. China contributes nearly 20% to its top line.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Microsoft Planning to Do with Cortana?

    Microsoft stated on November 15 that it was planning to discontinue its standalone Cortana app on iOS and Android in selected countries outside the US.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Could Lead the 5G Smartphone Market in 2020

    Strategy Analytics reported that Apple could lead the 5G smartphone market in 2020, outshining Samsung—the current leader in the global 5G market.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple News+ Needs to Rise from Its Slump

    After attracting 200,000 members in the first two days of its launch in March, Apple News+ hasn’t seen much interest, reported CNBC yesterday.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google to Enter Banking: Is It a Threat to Apple Card?

    Google plans to offer a smart checking account along with Citigroup and Stanford Federal Credit Union. Tentatively called Cache, it could launch in 2020.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Takes on Disney+, Inks Critical Deal with Nickelodeon

    Netflix (NFLX) and Nickelodeon have entered into a multiyear deal to produce original animated content, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Apple TV+ Finalize a Deal with Former HBO Chief?

    Former HBO CEO Richard Plepler is in “advanced talks” over a deal with Apple TV+ (AAPL), the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Dell’s Subscription Service Hurt Microsoft Azure?

    On Tuesday at the official summit, Dell Technologies (DELL) announced the launch of the on-demand model for its products like personal computers and servers.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple AR Glasses Launch May Be Pushed to 2023

    The wait for Apple’s AR (augmented reality) headset could get longer. However, AR could become the backbone of Apple’s next hardware revolution.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Apple Continue Ruling India’s Premium Smartphones?

    An IDC report on November 11 revealed that Apple had once again captured more than half of India’s premium smartphone market.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Netflix Lose Subscribers on Samsung TV and Roku?

    Some of the older Samsung TV and Roku (ROKU) devices won’t stream Netflix (NFLX) starting on December 1 due to some technical limitations.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix India Sees 700% Revenue Growth in Fiscal 2019

    Netflix’s (NFLX) Indian arm posted a whopping 700% YoY (year-over-year) revenue growth in 2018 to 2019, per a company filing.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Card in Hot Water Over Alleged Credit Limit Bias

    The Apple Card is currently under regulatory scrutiny related to gender-biased credit limit approvals, according to a Bloomberg report on November 9.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Watch Outperforms the Global Smartwatch Market

    Apple Watch shipments surged over 51% year-over-year in the third quarter. Find out what’s driving this growth and what’s next for Apple wearables.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Samsung: Risks and Rewards of Foldable Phone Tech

    Foldable phones are a big thing now, and Samsung deserves all the credit as one of the first movers and shakers in this space.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple: Will the iPad Continue to Dominate?

    Apple’s iPad has proven its strength yet again. Strategy Analytics reports iPads’ market share grew year-over-year to 26.5% in the third quarter.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will the Microsoft-Nokia Alliance Work Out This Time?

    Yesterday, Nokia announced a partnership with Microsoft (MSFT) to offer digital transformation to enterprises and telecom providers.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple: Will the iPhone Be 30% Costlier in 2020?

    Apple’s iPhone 11 saw success due to its affordable cost and advanced features. However, the 5G iPhone 12 is likely to come with a higher price tag.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Apple’s iPhone Subscription Model a Good Idea?

    Apple (AAPL) seems to be gearing up to offer subscription-based services, the ideal option for stable, recurring revenue.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Partners with æternity Blockchain in Malta

    AE Ventures, the investment arm of æternity blockchain, recently partnered with Microsoft to hold events to promote blockchain in Malta.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Apple Plan to Ship 200 Million iPhones in 2020?

    Apple (AAPL) and Qualcomm (QCOM) settled their long-standing dispute in April, a critical step for Apple to expedite its entry into the 5G arena.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Earnings Report

    Apple Q4: Wearables, Services Steal the Show

    Apple reported its fiscal 2019 Q4 results after markets closed yesterday. The company met expectations and saw its highest September quarter revenue ever.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Six Things Apple Investors Want to Ask Tim Cook

    When Apple discloses its Q4 results today, investors will surely be watching for its metrics. However, management’s guidance may be more important.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Apple Wearables Outshine Macs and iPads in Q4?

    Markets are eagerly waiting for Apple to release its fourth-quarter results tomorrow. AAPL stock has risen to record highs this month amid optimism.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple: Is a Foldable iPhone in the Cards?

    Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 11 series has taken the market by storm, and investors are looking forward to what’s next for iPhones.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Apple’s Q4 Earnings Will Be Unique

    With just one week until its fiscal 2019 fourth-quarter earnings results, Apple (AAPL) is trading at a new high. Let’s talk about why.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Apple TV+ Lead the Stock Higher in 2020?

    Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty forecast that Apple TV+ could be a $9 billion business by 2025. The firm raised Apple’s price target to $289 from $247.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Microsoft’s Robust Q1 Earnings Lead It Past $140?

    Microsoft thrives on the core strength of its business model. It has once again proved so with a spectacular fiscal 2020 first-quarter earnings release.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Netflix Have Two More Reasons to Worry?

    The road for Netflix is getting rockier by the day. As it prepares for the imminent streaming wars, it’s been caught off guard by a new development.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft’s Earnings for Q1: Four Key Factors to Watch

    Microsoft plans to release its Q1 earnings after the market closes. Investors expect upbeat earnings, driven by its robust cloud-computing business.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Microsoft Deepens Ties with SAP: Is Amazon Listening?

    On October 20, SAP (SAP) and Microsoft (MSFT) revealed their three-year cloud partnership. This partnership would be called Embrace.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Apple Could Have a Landmark Year in 2020

    The buzz surrounding Apple’s augmented reality headset is getting stronger. On October 21, Bloomberg reported that the company is planning a 2020 release.

    By Namrata Sen Chanda
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