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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Long-Term Success Depends On Mobile and Cloud Strategy: Brad Gastwirth

by Brian Campbell - on Oct 24th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/24/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s cloud-based offerings performed better than expected in the first quarter allowing the company to beat Wall Street estimates in terms of revenue. During an interview on CNBC, ABR Investment Strategy CEO, Brad Gastwirth, argued that the company could perform...

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Disappoints on Earnings As Advertisers Remain Skeptical

by Paul Rados - on Oct 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/17/2014 (Basicsmedia) –  Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) third-quarter earnings came short of analyst estimates as the company continues to invest on projects it believes will offset a decline of revenues on the advertising front.  During an interview on CNBC, Enderle Group president, Rob Enderle, said that a drop in revenue...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)’s Biggest Threat On The Gaming Scenery Not Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

by Kenneth Hall - on Oct 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) is set to focus more on the gaming business with the unveiling of Play station TV as one of the ways of offsetting a decline of its smartphone business. Wedbush senior analyst Michael Pachter believes Sony could enjoy breakthrough in the gaming industry unlike the smartphone...

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Defended over Sexist Remarks by Maria Klawe

by Ryan Hurley - on Oct 13th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/13/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO, Satya Nadella, has been under siege after making sexist remarks that suggested women should not ask for pay hikes, but instead trust the system to pay them well. During an interview on Bloomberg, Harvey Mudd College President, Maria Klawe, defended Nadella...

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) Up in the Market on Possible Stakes Acquisition By Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

by Paul Young - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock was surging on Friday after news surfaced about a possible stake acquisition by search engine giant Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG). CNBC’s Dan Nathan argues that a number of companies may be interested in purchasing stakes in eBay should there be an opening. eBay Inc....

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s $2 Billion for Minecraft is Value for Money: Norman Young

by Steven Campbell - on Sep 11th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/11/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is reportedly in advanced talks on the possibility of acquiring indisputable gaming phenomenon Minecraft for $2 billion. In an interview on CNBC Norman Young, senior analyst at Morningstar argued that the $2 billion price tag won’t affect Microsoft’s...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Rumored 12.9-inch iPad is More of a Laptop

by Cyrus Emen - on Aug 27th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/27/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) product refresh cycle is set to receive an upgrade with the launch of the company’s largest ever iPad at 12.9-inch, which is also raising questions as to whether there is an ongoing transition from tablets to laptops according to Bloomberg Contributing Editor, Paul Kedrosky. Apple...

Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM): 10th Fastest Growing Software Company after 38% Revenue Growth

by Paul Rados - on Aug 22nd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/22/2214 (Basicsmedia) – Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Continues to register immense growth out of the cloud, as more companies continue to make a push for the same. The company registered a 38% growth in revenue which according to Jim Cramer on CNBC ranks the company as the tenth best performing Software Company after...

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...

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Marred by Anti-Monopoly Laws in China

by Brian Campbell - on Aug 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – China anti-monopoly laws continue to raise an uproar among foreign companies operating in the country especially those with huge market share like Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) that are seen as a threat to local companies. Microsoft has already seen the government of China ban the use of...