Saturday, April 25, 2015

Week in review: Microsoft Q3 earnings, Apple Watch launch

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

Apple sales, earnings seen decelerating in March quarter. (April 25, 2015)

Apple Watch debut quiet; 3,000 apps flood online store. (April 24, 2015)

Microsoft stock surges higher on cloud business growth. (April 24, 2015)

Microsoft surprises Wall Street with big Q3 beat. (April 23, 2015)

IRobot working on robotic lawn mower, but product not imminent. (April 23, 2015)

Streaming music lags in the car, where AM-FM still rules. (April 23, 2015)

Apple Watch called “silver bullet” for wearables. (April 22, 2015)

Microsoft expected to disclose Q3 earnings slump. (April 22, 2015)

Travel apps leading Apple Watch software. (April 22, 2015)

Apple Pay extends lead over eBay’s PayPal. (April 21, 2015)

Netflix stock has room to run, despite recent climb. (April 21, 2015)

Apple iPhone sales, cash return plan focus of Q2 report. (April 20, 2015)

Netflix stock hits record high for third straight day. (April 20, 2015)

Photo: Singer Katy Perry shows off her gold Apple Watch.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Week in review: New ‘Guitar Hero’ game, Verizon skinny TV bundle announced

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

Verizon “skinny bundle” TV option may please few. (April 17, 2015)

Verizon offers skinny TV bundles for thrifty consumers. (April 17, 2015)

Sprint’s “Cut Your Bill in Half” promotion cuts both ways. (April 17, 2015)

Video game business a “Battlefield” in March. (April 17, 2015)

Apple Watch has a female problem. (April 16, 2015)

Apple, SunPower partner on China solar power projects. (April 16, 2015)

Netflix stock hits record high; could it reach 900? (April 16, 2015)

Netflix Q1 subscriber gains enchant investors. (April 15, 2015)

Netflix surges on subscriber gains, but profit falls. (April 15, 2015)

New “Guitar Hero” game rocks Activision stock. (April 15, 2015)

GoPro stock gets lift from fifth bullish report. (April 15, 2015)

Teens love iPhones, Netflix, but not hot for Apple Watch. (April 15, 2015)

Advertisers look to invade smartwatches. (April 14, 2015)

Netflix stock gets price target hikes ahead of Q1 earnings. (April 14, 2015)

Apple Car rumors jump-started by new report. (April 14, 2015)

Apple silent after first weekend of Apple Watch pre-orders. (April 13, 2015)

Garmin takes on GoPro with sensor-laden action cameras. (April 13, 2015)

Netflix Q1 earnings, possible stock split excite investors. (April 13, 2015)

Photo: Activision’s upcoming “Guitar Hero Live” video game.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Week in review: Early Apple Watch reviews lackluster

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

Samsung debuts Galaxy S6; iPhone 6 seen maintaining momentum. (April 10, 2015)

Early Apple Watch supply “significantly constrained.” (April 10, 2015)

Lenovo, HP leaving other PC vendors in the dust. (April 10, 2015)

Apple Watch reviewers damning with faint praise. (April 9, 2015)

Zynga: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. (April 9, 2015)

Apple Watch app submissions over 1,000 and climbing. (April 7, 2015)

“Star Wars” a likely force for electronic sell-through. (April 7, 2015)

Netflix not enough for most on-demand video watchers. (April 6, 2015)

GoPro needs “video-editing software breakthrough.” (April 6, 2015)

6 months later, iPhone 6 still draws long lines in Hong Kong. (April 6, 2015)

Apple Watch retail appointments called “overkill.” (April 6, 2015)

Photo: The Apple Watch might get you laid.