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
Dueling pieces of legislation, both of which were introduced in Congress in July, address the issue of whether to close the loophole that allows online shoppers in most states to avoid paying sales tax.
Microsoft spacer hosted its annual analyst day in Redmond yesterday, laying out its plans to dominate the consumer electronics market as well as convince investors that the company is on track to re-energize growth. But many questions remain for this technology giant.
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Cramer tries to get an answer from Xilinx CEO Moshe Gavrielov.
Yes, and here is why that’s great news for stocks.
E-books can now take us on a digital journey enhancing the author’s story. “It’s a wide-open world” according to Molly Barton director of business development for Penguin who was interviewed for the story.
The new multimedia books use video that is integrated with text, and they are best read — and watched — on an iPad, the tablet device that has created vast possibilities for book publishers.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
Traders as well as Fast Money friends have revealed some of their top trading ideas for the second half of 2010.
Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of Oracle, raked in that sum from 1999 to 2009, making him the highest-paid CEO and the next poster boy for the pay prudes.
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According to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, specific absorption rate, or SAR, is "a way of measuring the quantity of radio frequency (RF) energy that is absorbed by the body." For a phone to pass FCC certification and be sold in the United States, its maximum SAR level must be less than 1.6 watts per kilogram. In Europe, the level is capped at 2 watts per kilogram while Canada allows a maximum of 1.6 watts per kilogram.
One word: Apple.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
The software heavyweight reported a profit and sales that improved over last year and both topped what Wall Street was looking for, helped by strong sales of Windows 7.
Option prices are implying a 4.5% move in the post-market for Microsoft, slightly more than its historical average of 4%.
Plus, get calls on AT&T earnings, Apple’s iPad and a couple of radically undervalued industrials.
While the Fed Chairman said the economic outlook remained "unusually uncertain," America’s manufacturing base is seeing a pick-up in demand. So what's going on here?
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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.
Entertainer and entrepreneur will.i.am unveiled "The Puls" smartwatch in hopes of blending fashion and technology.