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Why Is DBaas Preferred over Traditional Databases?
DBaaS makes it easier to build applications in the cloud. This is why DBaaS is expected to become a dominant deployment model for all databases.
Why the NASDAQ’s 5,000 Level Is Not Like the Dot Com Bubble
The NASDAQ hit the all-important 5,000 level on March 2, 2015, for the first time after the dot com bubble burst of 2000.
Why Decline in LinkedIn Stock Made It a Potential Target
LinkedIn’s stock, which traded at $269 in February 2015, fell to one of its lows of $101.11 in February 2016.
What Helped Microsoft Capture the Largest Market Share?
Microsoft (MSFT) is behind only Amazon (AMZN) in the overall cloud space.
HP looks to rapid growth in 3D printing industry
According to Gartner, there are seven technologies making up the current 3D printing industry. Material extrusion is expected to lead growth in the market.
Key strategies applied by Texas Instruments to achieve growth
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) planned its strategic exit from it back in September 2012. It instead dedicated its strategic and R&D investments toward becoming a pure analog and embedded processing company.
Why Amazon Acquired PillPack
It seems the overall tech sector is on an acquisition spree. On June 28, Amazon announced its acquisition of PillPack.
EA’s Packaged Goods Segment’s Revenue Contribution Declined in 3Q15
Electronic Arts’ (EA) Packaged Goods segment includes games created and published by the company for consoles, handheld devices, and PCs.
Why Microsoft’s Capital Expenditure Has Risen
In fiscal 3Q18, Microsoft’s capital expenditure was $3.5 billion, with most going toward data center expansion.
What’s Amazon’s Gobal AWS Strategy Now?
Amazon’s AWS is a fast-growing business for the company that saw its revenues rise by 55% YoY (year-over-year) to over $3.2 billion in 3Q16.
Why VMware Acquired CloudVelox
In late February 2018, VMware announced its acquisition of CloudVelox, taking its hybrid cloud to the next level.
Tesla Q3 Earnings: What to Watch beyond the Numbers
Tesla’s (TSLA) third-quarter earnings are scheduled for Wednesday. Notably, the company will likely post a loss in the quarter.
160,000 Dogecoin Supporters Petition Amazon to Accept the Cryptocurrency
Amazon (Finally) Had to Pay Federal Taxes in 2020
Jeff Blackburn Steps Down as Amazon SVP to Join Bessemer Venture Partners
Will Amazon Initiate Dividends in 2021 as Bezos Departs as CEO?
A Look at Andy Jassy, Amazon’s New CEO After Jeff Bezos
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An Amazon Stock Split in 2021 Might Help Bezos Beat Musk
MacKenzie Scott Helped Build Amazon and Shares Her Wealth
Why Is Amazon So Successful in the Competitive Retail Market?
Smart Speakers: How Google’s Market Has Transformed
Alphabet (GOOGL) has several branches, and Google is the branch that looks after its smart speaker business.
Amazon’s International Segment Saw Improvement in 2Q15
The year-over-year revenue growth trend for Amazon’s International segment was falling until last quarter.
Will Walmart and Target’s Digital Initiatives Hurt Costco?
Costco’s top line has grown at an average rate of 11.9% in the past five quarters. On average, the company’s adjusted EPS increased 17.9%.
US-China Talks: Can ‘Miles and Miles’ Be Covered in Five Weeks?
With about five weeks remaining in the trade truce, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday that the US was “miles and miles” away from a trade deal with China.
FDN Sees Huge Fund Inflows in Trailing 12-Month Period
In the trailing 12-month period, net fund inflows were $2.3 billion. FDN’s fund flows in the trailing one week and trailing three months were -$105.7 million and $719.3 million, respectively.
Can Cisco Beat Its Own Revenue Forecast in Fiscal 3Q15?
Cisco is expected to announce its fiscal 3Q15 earnings on May 13. Cisco expects its year-over-year revenue growth to be 3%–5% in the quarter.
EU Fine Had a Huge Impact on Alphabet’s Profitability
Facebook’s net profit was $3.9 billion in 2Q17, up from $2.3 billion in the corresponding quarter a year earlier.
Netflix’s Competition Could Increase in the Future
Netflix (NFLX) leads the share of Internet traffic on computers and networks in North America. However, the competition is increasing against it.
Why the Microsoft–Amazon Cloud Competition Could Spike in 2019
Microsoft, Amazon, and other vendors are pursuing a $278.3 billion revenue opportunity in the global public cloud market, according to the latest Gartner estimates.
Why Is Twitter Investing in Original Shows and Programming?
Last month, Twitter (TWTR) announced it would partner with 30 companies to bring original shows to its platform.
Why Does Comcast Expect Programming Costs to Rise in Fiscal 2016?
On March 8, 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported that Comcast and the YES Network were locked in a dispute regarding the carriage fee for the YES Network.
What We Heard from Dish Just before the Big Insider Buy
Weeks before it was revealed that Charlie Ergen made the largest insider buy of Dish Network (DISH) stock in years, we heard about the positive progress of the company’s online television service, Sling TV.
What Drove Costco’s Double-Digit Earnings Growth in 2Q18?
Costco (COST) reported lower-than-expected fiscal 2Q18 earnings (period ended February 18, 2018) results on March 7, 2018.
A Look at Amazon Stock
Amazon’s (AMZN) 2017 book value per share of $51.30 compares to the expected book value per share of $52.50 for 2018.
Google Cloud Receives a Boost from Twitter
Google’s closely watched cloud computing business recently got a boost from Twitter, which signed up for some cloud storage and computing needs.
Why Microsoft Isn’t the Only Threat to Amazon’s Cloud Dominance
In late 2016, Oracle (ORCL) launched the second generation of its IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) offering, Oracle Bare Metal Cloud.
Could Pfizer and P&G agree on a Consumer Health Business Deal?
Pfizer (PFE) has been looking to sell its consumer health business since October 2017.
US Retail Sales Flat in April on Rising Oil Prices, Yet XRT Up 1%
Retail sales in the United States in April didn’t see any growth over March’s sales figures. But the jobless claims reading brought some positive news for the consumer sector.
What Can We Expect from Salesforce’s Fiscal 3Q17 Results?
For fiscal 3Q17, analysts expect Salesforce (CRM) to post revenue and non-GAAP EPS (earnings per share) of ~$2.12 billion and $0.21, respectively.
Why Time Warner Intends to Pull Its HBO Programming from Amazon
Time Warner announced at its fiscal 1Q17 earnings call that it most likely won’t extend its agreement with Amazon beyond 2018.
What to Expect of DISH’s 4Q17 Revenue
DISH Network will release its 4Q17 earnings before the market opens on February 20, 2018. As per Yahoo Finance, DISH’s revenue in 4Q17 is expected to be $3.5 billion.
SanDisk Announced 3Q15 Earnings October 21: Reaction Is Positive
SanDisk (SNDK) announced its 3Q15 earnings on October 21, 2015. The market reaction was positive, which showed a marginal increase of 0.16% in after-hours trading.
US Businesses Push Back against Trump’s Tariffs
Farmers for Free Trade’s campaign was rolled out on September 12 with the slogan “Tariffs Hurt the Heartland.”
Why Google Acquired 1,200 Acres of Land in Reno
Google, an Alphabet (GOOGL) company, recently bought a 1,210-acre piece of land in Reno, Nevada, for $29.1 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Must-know: Why eBay’s operating margins continue to decline
eBay’s management noted that eBay Enterprise margins fell by 3.9% during the last quarter compared to a year ago. The increased cost to prepare for the holiday season was blamed for the decline.
Unfazed by the Competition, Costco Sustained Momentum in October
Costco has impressed with its sales performances in the past several months despite increased competition from online players and deep discounters.
Is President Trump’s Friendliness with Markets Over?
The trade war that President Trump unleashed with the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs has taken a toll on market sentiments.
Buckingham Research Downgrades Netflix due to Competition Fears
On March 8, Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.9% to $349.60 after Buckingham Research downgraded its rating from “buy” to “neutral.”
Why Twitter Closed Its TV Apps
Twitter (TWTR) announced it will be closing its TV apps on streaming devices Roku (ROKU), Xbox, and Android TV as of May 24.
Renaissance Technologies sells its Amazon shares in 4Q13
Renaissance Technologies eliminated a position in online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that accounted for 0.34% of the fund’s 3Q portfolio.
NFLX’s International Membership Additions Exceeded Expectations
On January 19, 2016, Netflix (NFLX) announced its 4Q15 results. Netflix recorded international streaming revenues of $566 million in 4Q15.
Will Amazon’s Dominance in Cloud Affect Oracle’s Lead in Database?
Amazon Neptune marked the company’s entry into the graph database market.
How Facebook Plans to Address Content Disputes
Facebook (FB) has once again reiterated its ambitions to become the leading content supplier in the social media space.
Apple Regains Its Crown, but Can It Keep It?
Apple (AAPL) was the biggest public company by market cap between 2011 and last November, when holding that title became a game of cat and mouse.
Amazon Just Crossed Another Milestone
Amazon (AMZN) stock closed at its highest point ever on July 11, at $1,755.
What Are the Catalysts for Amazon’s Stock in 2016?
AWS and the continued success of the Prime membership program were the main drivers for Amazon in 2015. This will likely continue in 2016 as well.
Why Did eBay Lower Its Fiscal Guidance?
In the second quarter, eBay (EBAY) reported earnings of $0.53 per share, which topped analysts’ expectations of $0.51 per share.
Amazon Offers Package Delivery Service to the Trunk of Your Car
In the past, Amazon has faced criticism over late delivery that relied on package delivery companies such as United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx (FDX).
Can New BlackBerry Smartphone Offerings Increase Unit Sales?
BlackBerry now plans to launch its next version of the Passport smartphone, Passport Oslo, by the end of this year. The smartphone will have high-end specifications.
Why Analysts See Amazon Growing by 43.2% over the Next Five Years
Of the 46 analysts covering Amazon.com, 40 have given it “buy” recommendations. Six have given it “hold” recommendations, and none has given it a “sell.”
Did Flipkart Reject Amazon’s Offer?
Amazon (AMZN) had expressed interest in acquiring Flipkart to try to keep Walmart (WMT) away from India’s fast-growing online retail sector.
Why Media Networks Enter Amazon’s Streaming Partners Program
Netflix is the most popular service, with 49% of OTT subscribers. Amazon ranks second to Netflix when it comes to subscribers for its streaming video (or OTT) service.
Donald Trump or Xi Jinping: Whose Ammunition Will Run Out First?
The trade war between the United States and China has shown no signs of abating.
What Opportunities Does Deep Learning Offer NVIDIA?
Stages of deep learning In the previous part of this series, we saw that GPU[1.graphics processing unit]-accelerated computing is helping supercomputers solve many complex problems efficiently. The cost and time savings brought by GPUs have encouraged many cloud companies to use these chips for their deep learning tasks. Deep learning happens in two stages. The […]
Will Oracle Continue to Outperform the S&P 500 Index?
Earlier in this series, we discussed the factors that might impede Oracle’s (ORCL) dominance in the database space, which is also the company’s cash cow.
Why Third Point believes Apple Pay is not a threat to PayPal
Third Point added, “when we break down the applicability of Apple Pay to PayPal’s business mix, we find that Apply Pay will compete directly with only 1.5 to 2% of PayPal’s total payment volume (or TPV).”
Microsoft increases its presence in the sub-$200 smartphone space
During the recent installment of Asia’s largest computing show, Computex, Microsoft (MSFT) announced that it will start selling smartphones and tablets running its software at below $200.
Must-know: Why Google acquired the music streaming service Songza
According to a report from Statista and the previous chart, Pandora leads the Internet Radio market with a share of 31%.
Comparing Microsoft’s Valuation with Peers’
Microsoft stock closed at $101.87 on June 20, close to its lower Bollinger Band of $98.
How Costco’ Margins Fared in Fiscal 1Q18
Margins remained pressured Similar to peers, Costco Wholesale (COST) saw its margins pressured in fiscal 1Q18. Increased investments in growth initiatives and lower pricing to fend off competition from Amazon (AMZN) in the grocery space are taking a toll on the profitability of mass US (SPY) merchandisers. Whereas rising digital sales and fulfillment costs have […]