1,045.00 +4.96 (0.48%)
After hours: 7:39PM EDT
|Bid||1,044.90 x 200|
|Ask||1,048.88 x 100|
|Day's Range||1,018.19 - 1,047.98|
|52 Week Range||862.81 - 1,186.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||57.79|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,330.00|
The Seattle tech giant posted significantly stronger first-quarter 2018 earnings that surpassed Wall Street expectations.
UPS, Dunkin’ Brands, BP and Tesla are the companies to watch.
Snap is trying a reboot with its video-recording sunglasses, Spectacles, which had a splashy debut—and then fizzled—when introduced just over 18 months ago.
The European Union tightened its effort to rein in tech giants like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook, advancing several measures that aim to shape the way they operate in Europe.
The reason: Banks are rapidly emerging as big potential customers for the fast-growing, cloud-computing businesses of Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc., and Microsoft Corp. That is making technology companies think twice about alienating them by becoming direct competitors. With consumers increasingly turning to their mobile devices for money transfers and financial advice, some analysts have predicted that tech companies will supplant traditional banks as providers of many banking services. Amazon wants to deliver everything you want to your doorstep, anywhere in the world.
While one new study on voice assistants compares the quality of different providers' answers, the other drills into Google's data sources for 22 verticals.The post Study: Google Assistant most accurate, Alexa most improved virtual assistant appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, got a lot richer Thursday. The Amazon.com Inc. founder added $12 billion to his fortune as the company’s shares surged 6.3 percent to $1,614 in extended trading at 4:33 p.m. in New York -- on top of a 4 percent gain during the regular session -- after the retailer reported results that beat Wall Street estimates. It has been a turbulent week for the richest Americans in tech.
Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing. Republicans repeatedly suggested at a House Judiciary Committee hearing that Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) are censoring or blocking content from conservatives, a charge the companies denied.
Over the past several weeks, one of the biggest questions in the U.S. stock market was whether major internet and technology companies were at the end of a major multiyear rally, one that single-handedly ...
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is planning to change the design of its Gmail web version soon, according to an email to G Suite administrators. Google is reportedly planning to update Gmail by adding more user-friendly features. Google is planning to add features like smart reply and the mobile app, which will allow users to reply promptly through automatic responses and have the option to snooze emails, which would remove particular mail temporarily from the inbox to help users avoid email threads.
If the last several months have shown you anything, it’s that doubting Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is detrimental to your portfolio. Presently, Amazon stock is up 23% year to date, after having blasted through the four-digit barrier last year. Despite my overall bullishness towards AMZN stock, it’s a concept with which I struggle constantly.
Gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous brought the execs on a tour to demonstrate Maryland's diversity and tech potential.
Big technology firms must be regulated but the goal should be to limit the downsides of technology without stifling innovation, writes Michael Boskin.
Google is now the House of Pichai. Since becoming CEO of GOOGL, the dominant unit of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG), in 2015, Sundar Pichai has more than earned his new billionaire status by artfully directing the company around the shoals that are now devouring Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Instead of being a “content” company, Google is a “data” company.
Giving credit where it’s due, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has resisted the mostly-bearish market tide that’s been trying to work against is since January. The average ‘beat’ is roughly 18% higher than analysts’ forecast.
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) autonomous car development company Waymo recently applied for a newly available permit to test driverless cars on some California roads. With this application, Waymo has become the second company to apply for testing of autonomous cars without a driver behind the wheels.
YouTube is limiting content the kinds of videos that children can see on its app following complaints from parents that kids were viewing alarming content on its YouTube Kids platform. The company said Wednesday that it’s releasing new parental control options for the YouTube Kids app, which will allow guardians to select trusted channels for children to access starting this week.