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Amazon Prime Day 2018 has arrived, bringing a host of deals on items from smartphones to TVs and everything in between
Wednesday's European Commission ruling is bad news for Alphabet Inc.'s Google. Google will have to pay a 4.3 billion-euro ($5 billion) fine – chunky, but easily affordable for the search giant, which has cash reserves of $103 billion. It will also have to stop forcing smartphone makers to install the Google search app and Chrome web browser if they want use the Play Store, its shopfront for other developers' apps.
On Tuesday, Walmart (WMT) revealed that it has entered a five-year deal with Microsoft (MSFT) which will allow the retail giant to use the tech firm's cloud solutions, such as Azure and 365. For Walmart, the benefits are clear, but why would Microsoft want to pick a side in the big box retailer's ongoing war with Amazon?
Steve Ballmer, former chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. and current Los Angeles Clippers owner, talks about meeting Bill Gates at Harvard, his early years at Microsoft and subsequent rise to CEO ...
By being so big and still growing so fast, the world’s largest technology companies are in uncharted territory. Combined annual revenue for the world’s five largest companies by market value already tops the gross domestic product of 90% of the world’s countries. Apple Inc., Amazon.com, Alphabet Inc., Microsoft and Facebook are expected to average sales growth of 21% on a combined basis this year compared with 19% last year.
Investing.com – The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed at record highs Tuesday, led by a rebound in Netflix from its lows and a surge in Amazon, as the e-commerce giant's 'Prime Day' sales bonanza triggered a sharp uptick in sales.
“If we can work far upstream directly with the vendors and improve them, we’re maximizing the impact Mitre can have,” says a cyber engineer at the McLean nonprofit research organization.
Microsoft (MSFT) announced new products and enhancements last week, asked the government to regulate usage of facial recognition software and signed a deal with cloud-focused data warehouse Snowflake.
Microsoft Corp. is trading at a record high as it prepares to release its latest quarterly results. While analysts’ earnings-per-share estimates are little changed since May, their average price target for the stock has climbed. Microsoft, once known for its dominance in desktop computer operating systems, has climbed more than 20 percent this year as investors grow increasingly confident in its push toward cloud computing.
Billionaire Bill Gates and Estée Lauder Cos chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder on Tuesday said they will award $30 million over three years to encourage development of new tests for early detection of Alzheimer's disease. For Microsoft co-founder Gates, launch of the Diagnostics Accelerator program follows an announcement in November of a personal investment of $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund aimed at bringing together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease. The effort, Gates said, was fueled in part by his personal experience with family members struggling with Alzheimer's.
Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) finds itself back in the headlines over competitive fears from a new rival, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) as the reactions from Amazon’s retail moves have re-emerged in the networking world. Cloud computing has changed, and it needs deeper integration with networking. Because Amazon may be acting out of necessity rather than aggression, investors should view any short-term negative effects on Cisco stock as a buying opportunity, not as a threat to Cisco’s ability to prosper.
In particular, IT spending trends should be a tailwind, but currency trends could work against Microsoft, as they have for other global tech firms. The company's June quarter (fiscal fourth quarter) earnings report arrives after the close on Thursday, and an earnings call that's likely to feature the release of September quarter sales guidance will start at 5:30 P.M. Eastern Time. TheStreet will be live blogging Microsoft's earnings report and call after the close on Thursday, July 19.
Walmart is betting on Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 as the giant brick-and-mortar retailer looks for an e-commerce edge against Amazon.
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has been a top chip maker since forever, but there could be trouble looming for Intel stock in the form of the Cloud Czars. It is no longer news that the five of them, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), are all in the chip business. Thus there are only four microprocessor manufacturers left – Samsung Electronic (OTCMKTS:SSNLF), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), privately-owned Global Foundries, and, of course, Intel.
Walmart (WMT) to partner with Microsoft and bolster cloud computing technology to offer improved shopping experience to customers.
Microsoft (MSFT) anticipates the Intelligent Cloud revenue segment, which consists of server and enterprise products and services, to see a better performance in fiscal Q4 2018. During the period it grew at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 3.6%.