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Futures Lurch Higher After Bullish Labor Market Report

Futures Lurch Higher After Bullish Labor Market Report

Fueled by a bullish labor market report, stock futures on Wall Street lunged higher Friday and trimmed earlier gains to set Dow and S&P futures back in the green leading into Friday’s open. The Nasdaq remains negative, weighed down by Amazon (AMZN). The US economy created 304,000 new jobs in […]

Why Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) Believes Its Future In Autonomous Car Business Is Bright

Why Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) Believes Its Future In Autonomous Car Business Is Bright

It is no longer guess work that Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) is joining the likes of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Google in making cars capable of driving themselves. However, the question that investors keep asking is whether the Chinese Internet giant stands any chance of success in autonomous car business. That […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Should Do A Chipotle?

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Should Do A Chipotle?

What if Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) could shut its stores for a day to address the various issues that are threatening to drive it out of business? Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), the restaurant operator dogged by food contamination issues, plans to close all its stores for several hours to […]

Will Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Introduce ARM Processors In Its Macs In 2016?

Will Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Introduce ARM Processors In Its Macs In 2016?

Though many in the industry have been dismissive of the concept of ARM-powered Macs earlier, there has been considerable speculation that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will opt for ARM processors in all Macs in 2016 because of huge performance gains. However as impressive as Apple’s A-series microchips are they in a […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Launches “Sports Stadium”

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Launches “Sports Stadium”

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Sports Stadium will start at the NFL’s conference championship games followed by the Super Bowl. Subsequent to that the social media company’s first sports product will feature most important sports events around the globe. With Facebook having 1.55 billion users out of which 650 million are sports […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Third 10-Nm Chip To Be Called Tigerlake

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Third 10-Nm Chip To Be Called Tigerlake

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) will not introduce two product families based on 10nm node process. Instead, the company plans to launch three 10nm-based chips. It is official the first family of 10nm chips will be called Cannonlake, to be released in 2017. The second member is Icelake and is expected to […]

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) eager to turn-around its consistent slump in 2015

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) eager to turn-around its consistent slump in 2015

Pharmaceuticals and biotech companies have had a great run this year. Companies that were waning till last year have prospered and regained strength. But unfortunately Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is not one of those companies. The company’s 7 percent gain this year wasn’t substantial enough to give it the boost it […]

Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG): A Juggernaut in the Making

Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG): A Juggernaut in the Making

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ:CELG) is one of those fast rising companies that have been posting great quarters, owing to the boom in the health care companies. Celgene Corp.  (NASDAQ:CELG) has moved up by 254 percent in the last couple of years. But the ironic thing is that the company isn’t paying […]

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Chromebooks take a lead over Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads in the educational market

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Chromebooks take a lead over Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads in the educational market

The completion of the 3rd quarter showed that Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Chromebooks has been more dominant in the educational market in comparison to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads. Schools and colleges buy these devices in bulk and this time they had bought Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Chromebooks. As per the date collected from IDC through […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s new Lambda cloud service

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s new Lambda cloud service

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels this week in a big user conference held annually in Las Vegas made the long awaited announcement which was expected by its spectators. He announced new products, a few costumer wins, enhanced docker support and production of a new generation of chips to […]