|Bid||1,212.18 x 800|
|Ask||1,213.24 x 800|
|Day's Range||1,206.15 - 1,216.06|
|52 Week Range||903.40 - 1,273.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||52.49|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,354.00|
Google Fit is getting a major update today. The company's activity tracking app has been around for a few years now but until today, it pretty much worked and looked that same as on the day it launched. The most obvious new feature in the new version is that instead of only focusing on active minutes (or 'Move Minutes' as they are called now), Google has now introduced the concept of Heart Points.
Interview with George Gilder author 'Life after Google'.
Steve Jobs wanted to build an electric car as far back as 2008. In 2014, current Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly funded the project. To date, though, Apple (AAPL) has had little to show for it, and the rumors are that its electric vehicle will launch as late as 2025 — long after such things become common commodities.
Apple Inc. ( AAPL) efforts to diversify its App Store beyond just games is resonating with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which raised its price target on the stock because of those initiatives reported CNBC. In a research report Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan upped his price target on the Cupertino, California iPhone maker to $250 from $230 and maintained his buy rating on the stock. "The strong growth rate of non-gaming categories gives us increased confidence in the sustainability of strong App Store sales, and reduces risk of dependence on one single category of Apps," wrote Mohan.
Alexandria Real Estate Founder and Chairman Joel Marcus talks about the health care industry and where he sees the potential for growth within the Bay Area's life sciences ecosystem.
Here's a review of how Dropbox got to be one of the leaders in the file-sharing market, despite going up against the biggest tech companies in the world.
Apple’s stock price has been on a tear. When I wrote that the next milestone for Apple stock would be $250, the shares were trading at $197.75. Others sold shares on the news that Apple had reached a $1 trillion valuation.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google, according to an August report from The Intercept, has been facing criticism over secretly creating a search engine called Project Dragonfly to launch in China (MCHI) (FXI). Also, more than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter criticizing the company for this secretive search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.
While small traders continue to benefit from Square products, the company’s penetration of larger merchants has also continued to grow, hitting a milestone in the second quarter. The company’s operating expenses rose 45% YoY (year-over-year) to $318 million in the second quarter, driven by sharp increases in product development and marketing costs. Product development costs were $115 million in the second quarter, up 47% from a year ago.
Twitter (TWTR) has been linked to plans to create a version of TweetDeck that could be offered on a paid-access basis to heavy users such as brands and news organizations. TweetDeck is offered as a dashboard for managing Twitter accounts. A year ago, Twitter said it was running tests on whether or not a subscription product built around TweetDeck would be attractive. However, there have been no updates on TweetDeck monetization plans since.
Apple (AAPL) has been aggressively expanding its mobile payment service, Apple Pay, for the last few years. Apple Pay is now available in the US and 30 international markets. The tech giant has recently landed a massive partner for Apple Pay in the United States. Retail giant Costco (COST) has started accepting Apple Pay across 750 stores.
The 70,000-square-foot warehouse, which recently expanded from 40,000 square feet, is one of the larger driver operation centers for Google's self-driving car spinoff, which operates in 25 cities across the U.S., said Ellice Perez, Waymo's head of operations. Waymo began offering free self-driving rides in parts of the East Valley in April 2017 for its early rider program. The Phoenix area has the only current early rider program, and has over 400 early riders, Perez said.
Twitter (TWTR) has forbidden US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days. The action was taken when Jones and his Infowars account violated the company’s anti-abusive rules by posting a video that reportedly had a segment provoking violence. Twitter deleted the video on August 15 and put a temporary seven-day time-out on Jones and Infowars, which means they cannot publicly post anything but can browse or directly send messages to their followers.
A recent regulatory filing shows that Square (SQ) offers its bitcoin trading service through private brokers rather than public cryptocurrency exchanges. Working with private brokers instead of public exchanges may help Square minimize risks in its bitcoin trading business, particularly by ensuring more predictable bitcoin prices. Partnering with private brokers may also make Square’s bitcoin trading service look more professional and secure, which may, in turn, help the company attract more traders to its platform.
Twitter (TWTR), Facebook (FB), Google (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT), and several other companies that operate digital platforms have teamed up on an open-source initiative called the Data Transfer Project (or DTP).
Amazon.com Inc. ( AMZN) has recruited a world-famous cardiologist, the latest in a string of hires designed to strengthen the online retailer’s grip on the $3 trillion health care sector. Maulik Majmudar announced that he will be joining Amazon in a tweet on Monday. The associate director at Massachusetts General Hospital and lecturer at Harvard University described his new role as "exciting and challenging,” but did not reveal what his main responsibilities will be.
Over the last five years, the FANG stocks have been big winners. Named by stock guru Jim Cramer, these companies include tech giants Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL). Since 2013, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet (Google) have returned a cumulative 347.13%, 561.29%, 752.49% and 793.22%.
When Waymo picks up its first paying customer in a driverless taxi later this year, the car doing the honors will be made by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. Not the sensors and software—the futuristic technology that allows a robot to drive a minivan will be made by Waymo. It’s an ironic twist that Fiat Chrysler, the world’s seventh-largest automaker, with a reputation for being frugal with research budgets, will provide the cars for one of the pioneering driverless businesses.
Google continues to port features from the old Google Search Console to the new beta Search Console.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
One Medical is close to raising $200 million in growth capital, sources say. It is in talks with The Carlyle Group, an investment firm with more than $200 billion in assets. The company is backed by Alphabet's GV, Benchmark and others.