|Bid||1,203.00 x 800|
|Ask||1,205.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||1,199.79 - 1,203.05|
|52 Week Range||903.40 - 1,273.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||51.82|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||1,354.00|
After the Associated Press reported that certain Google apps still track you even if you turned off location history, Google has changed its help pages and tried to clarify the issue. "We have been updating the explanatory language about Location History to make it more consistent and clear across our platforms and help centers," Google told the AP in a statement. The AP's investigation found that with Location History off, Google still stores your coordinates when you open Maps or even do searches, even if they're not related to where you are.
Early indications are positive for mobile AR, with Pokémon GO (tens of millions), Snapchat (hundreds of millions) and WeChat (billions) showing what is possible. Google’s Maps/Lens combo demoed at Google I/O also has potential.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Sean Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves.
Firebase is now Google's default platform for app developers, and over the course of the last four years since it was acquired, the service has greatly expanded its feature set and integrations with Google services. Today, it's rolling out yet another batch of updates that bring new features, deeper integrations and a few design updates to the service. Developers can customize the look and feel of these in-app notifications, which are rolling out today, but what's maybe even more important is that this feature is integrated with Firebase Predictions and Google Analytics for Firebase so that developers can just react to current behavior but also Firebase's predictions of how likely a user is to spend some additional money or stop using the app.
Yesterday's launch of Google One in the U.S. dropped the price for Google storage even further, cutting the cost per terabyte per month in half, driving this point home even more clearly. As Frederic Lardinois pointed out in his post, 2 terabytes of storage now costs $9.99 a month. Each one is a little different, but the storage costs tell a story.
Amazon (AMZN) invested in at least six strategic firms over the four months ended July, according to CrunchBase data. The majority of the firms Amazon has recently invested in are in India, the country in which it has lined up more than $5.0 billion to grow its business.
Charter Communications (CHTR) is raising more funds that may end up in the pockets of its shareholders. The company recently said that it was selling notes maturing in 2024 to raise about $500.0 million. It said it intends to use the net proceeds from the notes sale for activities that include buying back some of its shares and paying down its outstanding debt.
Elon Musk could yet lose it. Just consider how F Ross Johnson ended up losing control of RJR Nabisco, the cigarettes to cookies conglomerate, in the late 1980s. The audacious move by the colourful businessman led to a fierce $25bn takeover battle with private equity group KKR that was famously depicted in the book Barbarians at the Gate.
Twitter (TWTR) shares fell the most in four years after the company reported that its number of monthly active users (or MAUs) had fallen in the second quarter. Twitter has recently stepped up its efforts to clean up its platform, particularly by shutting down bogus accounts. While investors have typically focused on Twitter’s monthly audience, the company believes that its daily audience is a better measure of its success.
Cisco’s (CSCO) Applications business has also contributed to Cisco’s revenue growth in fiscal Q4 2018 and 2018. Revenue from this business segment rose 10% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.34 billion in fiscal Q4 2018 and 10% to $5.03 billion in fiscal 2018. Cisco’s Applications revenue has risen 6% in fiscal Q1, 6% in Q2, and 19% in Q3.
Amazon’s (AMZN) threat to Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google and Facebook (FB) in the advertising industry appears to be growing, according to these companies’ recent quarterly results. While Amazon has long been known to seek digital advertising dollars, the company kept its advertising ambitions and activities in the advertising industry to itself. More recently, Amazon has been discussing its advertising business publicly.
during the previous session after China and the U.S. agreed to hold trade talks next week and Walmart Inc. The meeting between China and the U.S. will take place next week as the world's two largest economies ready tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods on Aug. 23, on top of those already levied on July 6. posted fiscal third-quarter revenue of $10.31 billion, up 32% from a year earlier and above forecasts of $10.22 billion, but sales growth guidance for fiscal 2018 came in below Wall Street forecasts.