Oct 23- Touchscreen chip maker Synaptics Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter revenue and profit, hurt by weak demand from smartphone makers, sending its shares down 13 percent in extended trading. "Given that certain Samsung designs that have come out recently are not using Synaptics touch IC products, we think that would probably be a real driver...» Read More
The market was up Monday, and although Cramer isn't complaining, he admits that something was missing...
On the Internet, things get old fast. One prime candidate for the digital dustbin, it seems, is the current approach to protecting privacy on the Internet, The New York Times reports.
Investors need to always focus on the fundamentals, he says. That way they don’t miss great moneymaking opportunities.
Don't worry, you'll probably get another chance eventually. But going forward, start buying the best companies when prices get this low.
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On Twitter, Tony Hsieh the very social media savvy CEO of Zappos just tweeted the following.
Hewlett-Packard is one of the world’s most successful makers of desktop computers, laptops, servers and printers, but in smartphones, H.P. has been on a steady slide into irrelevance. The New York Times explains.
Last week, several signs came together to further underline the fact that social media is no longer an emerging trend or passing fad, and that it's gone beyond the realm of the personal and become a fully-fledged part of our working lives.
Apple has started banning many applications for its iPhone that feature sexually suggestive material, including photos of women in bikinis and lingerie, a move that came as an abrupt surprise to developers who had been profiting from such programs.
If Apple cut the price of each TV episode in half - to 99 cents, from $1.99 - would sales on iTunes increase enough to offset the price drop? Experiments are under way to find out, and the head of the nation’s No. 1 television network, CBS, indicated last week that some shows, at least, would be priced under a dollar in the future.
Over the decades, legions of microchip companies have found themselves reeling, even wiped out financially, from trying to produce some of the most complex objects made by humans for the lowest possible price. Now, the chip wars are about to become even more bloody.
The world's #3 maker of personal computers reported a profit that declined from a year ago but modestly beat estimates, while the company's sales grew by 11 percent.
Either those in the corner office are the most frightened since the start of the Cold War or they are going to start deploying some of this cash in some form.
It's an easy mistake to make: Believing technology nowadays only focuses on a narrow, decidedly younger swath of the market. But companies dissing the Baby Boomer set do so at their own peril.
A handful of presumptive biographers have, over the years, tried to tell the remarkable story of Steven P. Jobs: the youthful visionary who, after being ousted from Apple, the company he helped to found, triumphantly returned to lead a new era of high-tech innovation.
The average volume this year on down days is stronger than the average activity on up days. The conviction in this market is still with the bears…for now.
If you believe as Cramer does that the semis are going higher, then you might want to buy this stock.
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Remember what happened to PDAs? Then you know what’s most likely in store for this company.
Confused about Thursday's action? You're not alone. The Mad Money host tries to put it in perspective.
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Though New York has its first confirmed case of Ebola, there's little chance it will spread, says an infectious disease expert.
There's so much capital being poured into some tech start-ups that they're just burning cash, says venture capitalist Bill Gurley.
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