|Bid||1,077.090 x 800|
|Ask||1,077.340 x 1300|
|Day's Range||1,075.350 - 1,082.500|
|52 Week Range||894.790 - 1,186.890|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||59.81|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,291.00|
Despite all the buzz and excitement, mobile payment in stores still hasn’t gained much steam in the U.S. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Jen Rogers and Dan Howley, as well as BBG Ventures’ Susan Lyne, discuss.
While Amazon (AMZN) is a pioneer in the smart speaker market, it seems to be losing market share in the space. A recent report by Strategy Analytics suggests that Amazon sold 4 million smart speakers in the first quarter and had a 43.6% market share, compared with an 81.8% market share in Q1 2017.
You may think of your virtual assistant as a kind of trusty companion, giving out weather forecasts, recipes, news and all sorts of ephemera on request. Amazon, confirming a report by a local television station in Seattle, said the device misunderstood pieces of a conversation as commands. While there’s no way to ensure that such devices as Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Home are completely safe, there are steps that can help protect your privacy.
Search engines like Google and Microsoft's Bing could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday. The measure, which is not yet final, would allow press publishers to ask search engines to pay them for showing their articles for up to one year after publication. The original proposal from the European Commission had foreseen giving publishers the right to ask for payment for up to 20 years.
Search engines like Google (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft's Bing (MSFT.O) could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday. The measure, which is not yet final, would allow press publishers to ask search engines to pay them for showing their articles for up to one year after publication. The original proposal from the European Commission had foreseen giving publishers the right to ask for payment for up to 20 years.
Sutardja Marvell's Sunnyvale-based startup, Latticework, will start taking orders next month on a personal hybrid storage device that's designed as an alternative for consumers to cloud-based offerings from Dropbox and others.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) helped to upend the mobile gaming industry with the App Store and the iPhone, and now makes gaming capability a key part of every new iPhone unveiling. So when PC gaming giant Valve announced its Steam Link iOS app, gamers celebrated the ability to stream high-performance PC titles from their computer to their iPhone. But on Wednesday, Apple pulled the plug and rejected the Steam Link app. The question is, why?
YouTube Music has a wonderful user interface and solid recommendations based on your location. It also has popular YouTube videos, lets you store music offline and more. Google gave me an early look at YouTube Music , a new service that costs $9.99 per month and launches soon.
Fidelity Investments is taking a hit from an investment in Entercom Communications Corp. ( ETM), the radio station company. According to a report by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Fidelity has a 10.9% stake in Entercom, which is trading near a five-year low thanks to a bad showing in its first quarter. The Boston-based fund company owns 15 million shares, which is more than the 9.4 million held by Entercom's founding Field family, reported The Inquirer, citing Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
GDPR is an acronym used to refer to General Data Protection Regulation. This is a new set of rules going into effect for countries that are part of the European Union. As such, companies that handle data in the European Union are working to make sure that they comply with these new regulations.
In the first quarter of 2017, Amazon owned almost 80% of the smart speaker market, while Google sipped up just 19.3%. "Google took the top spot, beating Amazon for the first time, shipping 3.2 million of its Google Home and Home Mini devices, against the 2.5 million Echo devices shipped by Amazon," says Canalys in a new report. Dipping market share is not unusual when a market matures.
In the three-month period ended March, Mountain View, California-based Google shipped 3.2 million Home and Home Mini devices, exceeding the 2.5 million Echos that the Seattle-based retail and cloud behemoth sent out over the same period. As demand for smart speakers booms, the market has become increasingly crowded by cash-laden tech giants such as Amazon, Alphabet and Apple Inc. ( AAPL), who have doubled down on buying up a growing number of smaller smart home gadget makers.
Just one day after ride-hailing outfit Uber posted a GAAP profit (and dramatically curbed its non-GAAP loss), investors learned the automated braking system installed on a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian in March had been intentionally disabled by Uber. The news put a damper on the approximately $500 million secondary private offering in the works that will allow early investors and insiders to partially cash out of their stake in Uber. Technically speaking, privately-held Uber posted a $2.5 billion profit last quarter, according to financial reports served up to a limited number of followers.