SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Bets that shares of videogame maker Nintendo will fall have quadrupled in the past week following a major rally sparked by the wild popularity of its Pokemon GO smartphone game. Daily usage of the Pokemon smartphone app in the United States peaked on July 14, according to a report last week by SurveyMonkey. Even with Monday's decline,... » Read More
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TOKYO, July 25- Shares of Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent early on Monday after the company said smash-hit mobile game Pokemon GO would have only a limited impact on its earnings. Nintendo said its affiliate Pokemon Co receives licensing and fees from the game's developer, Niantic Inc, and that profits at Nintendo from those revenues would be limited.
Looking to profit from the 'Pokemon Go" phenomenon? Boring servers may be a better bet than burgers, according to Sunrise Brokers.
RSA President Amit Yoran says individuals and businesses have to take a risk-managed approach to activities conducted online.
NEEDHAM, Mass. _ PTC Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $3.1 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. PTC Inc. shares have risen 14 percent since the beginning of the year.
July 20- Wall Street gained on Wednesday and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes and marked the latest sign that U.S. corporate earnings season may be less dour than feared. "It seems like the weaker parts of the market are starting to at least try and keep pace with the stronger parts and there really...
*Microsoft surges on better-than-expected results. July 20- Wall Street gained on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes and marked the latest sign that U.S. corporate earnings season may be less dour than feared. "It seems like the weaker parts of the market are starting to at least...
*But Anglo American leads mining stocks lower. LONDON, July 20- European shares advanced on Wednesday, with the technology sector leading the market higher after SAP and ASML reported forecast-beating quarterly results. Shares in SAP, Europe's largest software company, surged 5.7 percent as unexpectedly strong growth in high-margin packaged software...
Morgan Stanley, Microsoft and Unilever are among the stocks making headlines on Wall Street this Wednesday morning.
NEW YORK _ Medidata Solutions Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $112.8 million.
WALLDORF, Germany _ SAP SE on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $916.8 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1 per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.93 billion.
LONDON, July 20- European shares edged up in early trade on Wednesday, with Swiss speciality chemicals and life sciences group Lonza and software firm SAP leading the market higher after reporting solid results. Shares in SAP, Europe's largest software company, rose 3 percent as unexpectedly strong growth in high-margin packaged software licenses fuelled...
*TechCrunch says Japan launch was due Wednesday but now delayed. TOKYO, July 20- Nintendo Co's shares on Wednesday gave up some of their meteoric gains made on the record-breaking success of its Pokemon GO mobile game, hurt in part by a reported delay for the game's introduction in Japan. Technology news site TechCrunch said that game developer Niantic Inc had...
Red Hat Group CFO Frank Calderoni says the firm is investing more in Asia, where business has grown 25 percent in just the past quarter.
Microsoft's cloud services had good traction, but it is facing secular decline in some of its larger businesses, says The Motley Fool's Andrew Tonner.
Microsoft has done very well with its cloud services but it is unlikely to surpass Amazon which remains the market leader, says UBS' Brent Thill.
Under the leadership of Satya Nadella, the software behemoth has focused on the building the company's expertise in cloud-based services amid slowing PC sales. The company posted net income of $3.12 billion, or 39 cents per share, for the fourth quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $3.2 billion, or 40 cents per share, a year earlier. Adjusted revenue rose to...
REDMOND, Wash.— Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $3.12 billion, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier, when the company took a wrote down a substantial portion of its struggling smartphone business. The software maker posted revenue of $20.61 billion in the period, or $22.6 billion after adjusting for...
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Microsoft's quarterly earnings and revenues beating analyst estimates
NEW YORK/ TORONTO, July 19- BlackBerry Ltd sought to bolster its security credentials with a string of small deals on Tuesday but analysts said the jury was still out on the success of its turnaround and push into software. The smartphone pioneer, which abdicated the top spot in handsets to Apple and Android-based devices, said it had signed a five-year,...
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