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    Technology & Communications

    Why IBM sold its semiconductor division to Globalfoundries

    In its 3Q14 results, IBM (IBM) announced the sale of its semiconductor operations to Globalfoundries. IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion over next three years.

    By Anne Shields
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    Consumer

    Why IBM announced a partnership with Apple

    In July 2014, IBM Corp. (IBM) announced its partnership with Apple Inc. (AAPL). IBM wants to make a space for itself in the enterprise mobility space.

    By Anne Shields
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    Why IBM announced its high-end “brain like” chips

    After divesting its manufacturing business, IBM (IBM) appears to be in a better position to focus on high-end servers, super computers, and technology research.

    By Anne Shields
  • Consumer

    Why IBM and Apple target “big data” and the mobile space

    Apple (AAPL) and IBM (IBM) announced a global partnership that’s designed to push increased adoption for mobiles in the enterprise space.

    By Anne Shields
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    Technology & Communications

    What Could Drive Apple’s Dividends?

    Apple’s PE of 16.9x and dividend yield of 1.6% compares to a sector average PE and a dividend yield of 36.2x and 2.8%, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What’s Contributing to Promising Outlook for Lam Research?

    Lam Research’s (LRCX) revenue rose 12% and 36% in 2016 and 2017, respectively. It rose 52% in 1Q18.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    What Are Corning’s Key Growth Drivers?

    Corning’s gross margin grew 3% and 9% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Apple’s Dividend Yield Fell in 2017 (Hint: Stock Performance)

    Apple’s (AAPL) net sales rose 6% in 2017 after an 8% decline in 2016.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Technology & Communications

    Why the Dividend Yield of Microsoft Has Taken a Downturn

    Microsoft’s (MSFT) 5.0% revenue growth in 2017 has been mainly driven by productivity and business processes and intelligent cloud, offset by more personal computing and other segments.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Consumer

    Must-know: Intel’s software and services strategy

    In accordance with its mobile strategy in 2010, Intel acquired McAfee for ~ $7.7 billion. Intel acquired McAfee with the intent of integrating its security solutions into Intel-manufactured chips.

    By Anne Shields
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