Michael Allen

Michael Allen is a writer from New York, specializing in arts and entertainment articles and informational web content.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Enters Into Long-term Lease With NASA

by Michael Allen - on Nov 11th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 11/11/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has entered into a long-term lease of 60-year with NASA. It will pay rent of $1.16 billion for the leased property including a golf course, working airfield and other buildings. The property leased is a 1,000-acre property and is a part of historic Moffett Field Naval...

Push for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)’s Chief Head Not Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer: Jim Cramer

by Michael Allen - on Oct 24th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/24/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO, Marissa Mayer, has been under immense criticism in the recent past as analysts and investors maintain the company has underperformed under her tenure. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) CEO, Muhtar Kent, on the other hand, has succeeded in hiding from the prying eyes...

Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE)’s Hard Stance on Child Abuse and Doping

by Michael Allen - on Sep 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has ended it’s sponsorship of Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, over child abuse allegations according to Bloomberg‘s Carol Massar. In a statement, Nike reiterated it does not condone any form of child abuse or domestic violence thus the unprecedented...

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Expected to Draw the Line on Counterfeits Heading into the IPO

by Michael Allen - on Sep 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/17/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is set to carry out the biggest IPO in history while still struggling with the niggling problem of counterfeit goods on its online store, according to CNBC’s Eunice Yoon. Fakes have flourished on Alibaba platforms and expected to raise concerns with...

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Offer for Twitch Accepted Based on Reputation and Future Vision

by Michael Allen - on Sep 4th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/04/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Shared vision in terms of the direction that the video gaming industry is’  headed was the main reason as to why Twitch CEO, Emmett Shear, chose to be acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and not Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG). Appearing in an interview on Bloomberg, the CEO reiterated...

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Testing Eye Tracking Technology for Driving

by Michael Allen - on Sep 3rd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/03/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The push for smart technology embedded in automobiles continues to gain momentum with General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) reportedly planning to install eye tracking technology in cars according to CNBC’s Phil Lebeau. The new technology is reported to have the capability of tracking driver’s...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iClouds Hacking Raises Concerns about Security of Personal Data on the Cloud

by Michael Allen - on Sep 2nd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/02/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iCloud is in a meltdown after its security levels were put to task with the recent revelations that celebrities accounts were hacked resulting in nude photos being stolen and posted online. Taia Global CEO, Jeffrey Carr, in an interview on CNBC reiterated on being...

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) Posts 16% Sales Growth in America with Asia-Pacific Growth Prospects

by Michael Allen - on Aug 28th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/28/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Upscale Jeweler Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) mapped another third straight quarter of impressive sales in the U.S., according Topeka Market analyst, Dorothy Lakner, in an interview on CNBC. The jewelry store reported better than expected profits mostly driven by strong sales as well as high prices...

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Use Twitch for Digital Advertising

by Michael Allen - on Aug 27th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/27/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) paying $970 million to give game fanatics the ability to broadcast, watch and comment on other peoples virtual performance might have sounded strange to non-gamers but not to co-founder and CEO of Kiip, Brian Wong, who has given the deal his approval on Bloomberg.  Twitch...

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Exponential Growth since IPO in 2004

by Michael Allen - on Aug 20th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/20/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The saying ‘time flies’ is a true replica of the heights that Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has climbed since it held its IPO ten years ago. After holding its IPO on August 19, 2004 at $42.50 a share, the company has been able to maintain a consistent rally consequently beating the overall...