Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS Missed Too.

Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS Missed Too.

Text size Investors are looking for evidence that Amazon.com is made progress on its push to rein in costs. David Ryder/Bloomberg Amazon . com shares were falling in late trading Thursday after the company posted mixed results for the fourth quarter, with better-than-expected sales growth, but weaker-than-anticipated profits, due largely to a loss on the company’s … Read more

Meta Platforms Shares Surge on Cost Cuts, Stock Buyback

Meta Platforms Shares Surge on Cost Cuts, Stock Buyback

Business Shares of social-media company are on pace for largest percentage increase in nearly a decade

Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings are coming. Here’s what the stock options market is bracing for.

Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings are coming. Here’s what the stock options market is bracing for.

The options market has prepared for bigger-than-usual moves in the stocks of a trio of trillion-dollar companies, the day after they report quarterly earnings results. That’s because the implied volatility, or how much a stock can be expected to move over a certain period, of the stocks for Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.48%, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, … Read more

A first generation iPhone going up for auction hopes to fetch $50,000

A first generation iPhone going up for auction hopes to fetch ,000

New York CNN  —  An unopened first-generation iPhone from 2007 is hitting the auction block Thursday – with an estimated value of $50,000. Originally on sale for $599, the first iPhone offered early Apple adopters a 3.5-inch screen with a 2-megapixel camera, plus 4 GB and 8 GB storage options, internet capabilities and iTunes. It … Read more

Apple Stock Typically Gains After Earnings. That Could Change This Time.

Apple Stock Typically Gains After Earnings. That Could Change This Time.

Text size Apple reports earnings after the markets close on Thursday. Getty Images Apple reports earnings after the markets close Thursday, and after a quarter of problems for the tech company, investors may be concerned that the stock won’t perform as well as it has in the past. On average since 2007, the year the … Read more

Hunter Biden calls for criminal probes into effort to ‘weaponize’ laptop contents

Hunter Biden calls for criminal probes into effort to ‘weaponize’ laptop contents

CNN  —  Attorneys for Hunter Biden on Wednesday asked state and federal agencies to investigate a computer repair shop owner, Rudy Giuliani and number of right-wing political figures involved in disseminating contents of his laptop, alleging that they committed computer and other criminal violations in their effort to “weaponize” the laptop contents against his father. … Read more

PS VR2 Isn’t Even Out Yet And It’s Already Selling Poorly

PS VR2 Isn’t Even Out Yet And It’s Already Selling Poorly

Image: Sony Sony’s PlayStation VR2 headsets don’t release for several more weeks, but the console manufacturer is already reportedly cutting inventory by half after receiving fewer preorders than expected. Some analysts are still skeptical the device will ever be more than an “expensive accessory for the PS5.” Bloomberg reported last fall that Sony planned to … Read more

Apple HomePod 2nd Generation Review: A Smart Speaker With Big Bass—and a Big Price

Apple HomePod 2nd Generation Review: A Smart Speaker With Big Bass—and a Big Price

Listen to article (2 minutes) Apple just brought back the big HomePod. This smart speaker first appeared in 2018 as one of the most expensive on the market. Two years later, it was overshadowed by its more affordable, diminutive sibling, the HomePod Mini. The company discontinued the original speaker two years ago. 

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers – The Wall Street Journal

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers – The Wall Street Journal

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers  The Wall Street Journal U.S. stops granting export licenses for China’s Huawei – sources  Reuters Biden Team May Cut Off Huawei From Intel, Other US Suppliers  Bloomberg U.S. stops granting export licenses for China’s Huawei, sources say  CNBC Tech War: Biden moves to halt US exports to Huawei, reports say  BBC … Read more

When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

At first, Jeremy Joslin thought the email announcing his layoff was a phishing attempt. It was 5:30 a.m. in California when he saw it, and with so many technology job cuts afoot, the Google software engineer thought a scammer was trying to capitalize on the news.  The message, sent to his personal inbox, directed him … Read more