Saturday, June 28, 2014

Week in review: GoPro IPO, iPhone price cuts, Google acquisition of Dropcam

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

GoPro joins wackiest recent bell-ringing ceremonies. (June 27, 2014)

Retailers cut iPhone 5C, 5S prices ahead of new models. (June 27, 2014)

Corporate networking gear old enough to get Social Security. (June 26, 2014)

Chip equipment sector poised for more M&A deals. (June 26, 2014)

Apple gets twice the app sales as Google with half the users. (June 26, 2014)

Take-Two Interactive “evolves” into better stock. (June 26, 2014)

Google critic says Dropcam deal part of spying plot. (June 25, 2014)

Style deemed critical factor for smartwatch success. (June 24, 2014)

Most wanted iPhone 6 feature may surprise you. (June 24, 2014)

Regis Philbin goes bonkers for Micron Technology. (June 24, 2014)

Micron Technology jumps in a flash on Q3 earnings. (June 24, 2014)

Micron earnings, revenue skyrocket on memory meme. (June 23, 2014)

Big-screen Apple iPhone will be huge in Turkey. (June 23, 2014)

Sports stars, fashionistas to shill for wearable devices. (June 23, 2014)

Intel stock at 10-year high, but “lingering concerns.” (June 23, 2014)

Photos: GoPro execs take a selfie with a GoPro camera at the company’s IPO launch; Dropcam wall-mounted webcam. 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Week in review: Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle, Amazon Fire phone debut

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Will Amazon make Apple offer free unlimited storage? (June 20, 2014)

Android tablets to pass Apple iPad installed base this year. (June 20, 2014)

Micron Q3 earnings seen riding memory chip strength. (June 20, 2014)

Tibco Software tumbles on Q2 earnings, soft outlook. (June 20, 2014)

Apple iWatch said to have 2.5-inch screen, wireless charging. (June 19, 2014)

Netflix signs Chelsea Handler for talk show. (June 19, 2014)

The first electric Harley-Davidson: a quieter hog. (June 19, 2014)

Fitness bands, outdoor gadgets fuel Garmin turnaround. (June 18, 2014)

Soda-flavored “Candy Crush” sequel aims to hook users. (June 18, 2014)

Apple readies scratch-proof screens for iPhone 6. (June 18, 2014)

Microsoft more open to acquisitions under Satya Nadella. (June 18, 2014)

Adobe returns to growth, updates Creative Cloud. (June 18, 2014)

Amazon bullies publishers while Apple punished in e-books case. (June 17, 2014)

Nintendo “Mario Kart 8” helps drive video game sales higher. (June 17, 2014)

Chipmaker SanDisk buys Fusion-io for bargain price. (June 16, 2014)

SanDisk purchase of Fusion-io speeds enterprise shift. (June 16, 2014)

World Cup soccer giving Twitter a kick in the pants. (June 16, 2014)

Adobe Systems investors focused on subscriber gains. (June 16, 2014)

Photos: Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle LiveWire; Amazon Fire smartphone. 

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Week in review: E3 show touts big video game titles

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Business PC sales ignore talk of “post-PC era” and rise. (June 13, 2014)

Metal takes center stage at 3D printer conference. (June 12, 2014)

Fitbit leads activity tracker market, but big rivals coming. (June 12, 2014)

Intel raises guidance on improved business PC demand. (June 12, 2014)

When will Apple stock surpass its all-time high? (June 12, 2014)

Samsung, Pebble dominate smartwatch sales, but Apple looms. (June 11, 2014)

Angie’s List,, Yelp unfazed by Amazon threat. (June 11, 2014)

Synaptics leaps on Renesas deal as sector M&A heats up. (June 11, 2014)

End of Windows Server 2003 seen sparking data center sales. (June 10, 2014)

Cavium up on bullish analyst report for chip designer. (June 10, 2014)

Synaptics jumps on acquisition, raised Q4 guidance. (June 10, 2014)

Broadcom baseband business exit earns positive report. (June 10, 2014)

Nintendo leans heavily on first-party games at E3. (June 10, 2014)

EA looks for fresh start with E3 game lineup. (June 10, 2014)

Microsoft hides Kinect in E3 presentation. (June 9, 2014)

Apple iWatch seen selling like iPad at launch. (June 9, 2014)

Apple investors stick around after stock split. (June 9, 2014)

Cirrus Logic may have lost Apple business to Maxim. (June 9, 2014)

Photos: EA’s “Battlefield Hardline”; Maria Menounos checks out her Fitbit activity tracker. 

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Week in review: Apple announces iOS 8, Yosemite at WWDC

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Apple’s plans for Beats could include smart headphones. (June 6, 2014)

Apple stock split could give shares a lift. (June 6, 2014)

E3 video game show to focus on “Destiny,” other next-gen software. (June 5, 2014)

Cloud computing breathing new life into Microsoft. (June 5, 2014)

Chip gear sector is sexy again, as sales recover. (June 4, 2014)

3D printer sales could get boost from Amazon, Wal-Mart. (June 4, 2014)

Ambarella gets lift from security-camera sales. (June 4, 2014)

Vendors already making big-screen iPhone 6 cases. (June 4, 2014)

Bing celebrates 5th anniversary with Apple gains. (June 3, 2014)

Apple Health app heralds wearable device, analysts say. (June 3, 2014)

Apple software updates focus on health, home control. (June 2, 2014)

Windows XP users take a page from “Game of Thrones” author. (June 2, 2014)

Photos: Apple iPhone 5S handsets running iOS 8.