114.64 +0.19 (0.17%)
After hours: 7:56PM EDT
|Bid||114.55 x 800|
|Ask||114.76 x 1300|
|Day's Range||113.75 - 115.09|
|52 Week Range||72.99 - 115.29|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||53.73|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.84 (1.61%)|
|1y Target Est||123.24|
Microsoft has confirmed that it's weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it's enlisting some help from none other than Razer. The gaming-oriented brand will provide the "best possible" experience for input on the console, Microsoft said. There aren't many details as to what that entails (a November 10th Inside Xbox episode will share more), but an earlier Windows Central leak hinted at Chroma RGB lighting compatibility and touted the Turret lapboard as a solution for living room gaming.
When Karen Cummings’s new Microsoft Surface computer captured her image for its facial-recognition system, her blond hair was curled and her eyes were accentuated by mascara and green eyeliner. The rise of facial-recognition technology such as Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Hello and Apple Inc.’s Face ID means computers now seem to be passing judgment on users’ appearances. You’re emotionally attached to it, and next thing you know, your phone doesn’t recognize you,” said Mason Estep, a 25-year-old entrepreneur whose iPhone refused to unlock when he looked at it after shaving his thick, dark beard in July.
On September 24, Microsoft (MSFT) introduced Azure Data Box Edge, which allows customers to actively deploy AI technology in their work premise. The Azure Data Box Edge is also compatible with third-party software, as it comes with an open-source platform. Cree (CREE), a semiconductor manufacturer, is already using the new Azure Data Box Edge on its premises.
Oracle (ORCL) reported a non-GAAP operating margin of 41% in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which was flat YoY (year-over-year). Despite its declining revenue growth, Oracle was successful in maintaining its operating margin above 40% in the last five quarters. In the graph below, you can see its non-GAAP operating margin trends in the last five quarters.
What influenced Baidu’s profit margins in the first half of the year? Baidu’s (BIDU) revenue grew 24% to 46.9 billion yuan in the first half of 2018. Baidu’s cost of revenue rose 11% to 21.9 billion yuan in the first half of 2018.
Microsoft (MSFT) announced data initiative in partnership with Adobe and SAP in a bid to up the ante in customer experience management service.
Microsoft (MSFT) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Investment portfolios for this mid-career crowd are also at critical junctures. With that as the backdrop, here’s a look at ten blue-chip stocks to buy if you’re around the age of 40. Perhaps best of all, they’re names that don’t require constant baby-sitting, letting mid-career investors focus on other things like work, kids and aging parents.
Oracle (ORCL), the leading database management provider, continues to streamline its cloud business by combining its SaaS (Software as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) revenues with its on-premise business. In the reported quarter, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), which includes HCM (human capital management) and fusion ERP, gained 30% YoY (year-over-year). In the same quarter, both PaaS and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) revenue increased ~20% YoY.
Amazon (AMZN) dominates the smart speaker market with its Alexa-enabled devices. Alexa is the technology behind Amazon’s smart speaker Echo devices and has been gaining market share since its launch in 2014. Alexa initially captured the home segment and has now reached offices, as Amazon wants companies to use Alexa’s skills for internal and business purposes.
Software company Basware Inc., which has its North American headquarters in Fort Mill, is one of nine international providers selected to bring Mastercard Inc.'s new global-trade platform to the market.
Microsoft Corp. shares close at a record high as the tech giant broadens its profile as a secure cloud vendor on Monday, using its annual IT conference to announce several security initiatives designed to woo enterprises to its Azure public cloud platform and away from rivals Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc.
Can Aggressive Marketing Policy Drive Nutanix's Business? Nutanix (NTNX), one of the pioneers of the hyper-converged infrastructure (or HCI) market, continues to enhance its product portfolio through the launch of new products and the building of strong pipelines. The company’s popular products, which include Frame, Beam, Era, Calm, and Flow, are gaining higher adoption across different enterprises to better manage the hybrid cloud environment.
What led to Alphabet’s declining net margin? Alphabet’s (GOOG) net income increased at a three-year CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 9% to $22.5 billion in 2017. Its net income grew 17% in both 2015 and 2016 before falling 6% in 2017.
If providing online search services made Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google a global technology giant, it’s developing vehicles that are capable of driving themselves that could boost Baidu (BIDU) to the same position. Baidu is undergoing the production of a shuttle bus capable of driving itself. More than 100 units of the Baidu driverless shuttle bus have been produced, and they will begin operation in China this year.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25, 2018 -- Microsoft (MSFT) For Startups (London) has selected the IoT data sharing and governance firm Microshare into its coveted “ScaleUp” program, part.
When you work from home, you don’t have to wear pants. You do, however, have to act like a professional. At its Ignite conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced a host of new tools today (Sep. 24) to help workers get stuff done when they’re not in the office. Given that more than 50% of the…
second developer conference of the year is a little different than the first one, but is still jam-packed with announcements. Whereas the software giant's Build conference, which was held in early May this year, caters to Microsoft developers in general, its Ignite conference, which kicked off on Monday in Orlando, is more focused on enterprise developers and IT pros.
For this period, the average annual return on IBM stock was a horrible -1.95%. Is IBM stock hopeless? Let’s face it: old-line tech giants like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) have demonstrated that there are growth opportunities which can be exploited.