Saturday, July 25, 2015

Week in review: Apple, GoPro, Microsoft, Amazon earnings reports

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

How Microsoft’s Windows 10 is like Coca-Cola Classic. (July 24, 2015)

Investors dive into Amazon after Q2 earnings surprise. (July 24, 2015) stuns with Q2 profit, stock surges. (July 23, 2015)

Apple No. 1 smartwatch vendor, but sales estimates vary. (July 23, 2015)

Apple, Chinese firms grab Q2 smartphone market share. (July 23, 2015)

Commercial drone sales set to soar. (July 22, 2015)

Cloud business optimism fails to lift Microsoft stock. (July 22, 2015)

GoPro investors unimpressed with Q2 sales, earnings beat. (July 22, 2015)

5 key takeaways from Apple’s mixed Q3 earnings report. (July 22, 2015)

Apple’s iPhone unit sales disappoint, stock tanks. (July 21, 2015)

Apple Watch users like, but don’t love, the device. (July 21, 2015)

Spam email declines, but new malware threats rise. (July 20, 2015)

Apple analysts place their Q3 bets before windows close. (July 20, 2015)

GE picks Microsoft’s Office 365 productivity suite. (July 20, 2015)

GoPro up on Toyota deal, content licensing portal. (July 20, 2015)

Photo: Pro surfer Chris Ward uses a GoPro camera with Handler mount. (GoPro photo.)

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Week in review: Netflix earnings, June video game sales, Q2 previews

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

Apple Q3 mystery: How many Watches did it sell? (July 18, 2015)

Microsoft set for “golden age” of cloud computing. (July 18, 2015)

What’s a fair price for Netflix stock? Analysts debate. (July 17, 2015)

Batman drives video game sales higher in June. (July 17, 2015)

Higher iPhone prices could bring Apple earnings surprise. (July 16, 2015)

Fitbit, Apple putting the hurt on Garmin wearables. (July 16, 2015)

5 key takeaways from Netflix’s Q2 earnings report. (July 16, 2015)

Netflix stock leaps on Q2 global subscriber gains. (July 15, 2015)

Apple iPhone users say bigger is better. (July 15, 2015)

Fitbit ignores hold rating, jumps to new high. (July 15, 2015)

Apple revamps iPod Touch, pushes Apple Music service. (July 15, 2015)

Amazon Prime membership up 57% in past year. (July 15, 2015)

Netflix stock down on David Einhorn criticism. (July 14, 2015)

GoPro gets lift as skeptical analyst turns bullish. (July 14, 2015)

Apple “white-hot momentum” to continue with iPhone 6S, 7. (July 14, 2015)

Netflix thunders to new high on Goldman Sachs report. (July 13, 2015)

Apple gets boost from upbeat analyst reports. (July 13, 2015)

Fitbit passes Wall Street physical, stock rises. (July 13, 2015)

Photo: Screenshot from “Batman: Arkham Knight” from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Week in review: Apple, Microsoft news ahead of earnings season

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

Microsoft stock undervalued relative to peers, UBS says. (July 10, 2015)

Netflix surges on international subscriber growth outlook. (July 10, 2015)

Apple iPhone outlook brightens, Watch dims. (July 10, 2015)

Apple only major PC maker to show growth in Q2. (July 9, 2015)

Microsoft slashing phone unit is “postponing the inevitable.” (July 9, 2015)

Slowing China economy a risk for Apple. (July 9, 2015)

Action camera market to see growth through 2019. (July 8, 2015)

Apple iPhone has lots of growth ahead, analyst says. (July 8, 2015)

Microsoft writes off entire value of Nokia deal. (July 8, 2015)

Fitbit stock jumps after getting healthy report. (July 7, 2015)

Apple Watch sales slow to a crawl as hype fades. (July 7, 2015)

Netflix users loyal, investors cautious ahead of Q2 earnings. (July 7, 2015)

EA shoots to record high on upbeat report. (July 7, 2015)

Apple should break its silence on Apple Watch sales data. (July 6, 2015)

GoPro stock dives as company debuts waterproof camera. (July 6, 2015)

HP, Dell, Cisco outpace cloud hardware market. (July 6, 2015)

Photo: GoPro Hero 4 Session action camera.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Week in review: Robot apocalypse stocks, Apple Music launches

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

Apple iPhone 6S seen offering better battery life. (July 2, 2015)

Apple rival Xiaomi begins global smartphone rollout. (July 2, 2015)

Fitbit stock gets a workout, hits new high. (July 1, 2015)

Microsoft’s “tough choices” could include Nokia write-down. (July 1, 2015)

Apple Watch interest sinks as iPhone demand stays strong. (July 1, 2015)

Apple shores up music industry clout with streaming service. (June 30, 2015)

Strong U.S. dollar impedes global IT spending growth. (June 30, 2015)

Fitbit stock climbs stairs with bullish RBC report. (June 30, 2015)

Apple Music poised to rock streaming music market. (June 29, 2015)

Netflix stock down for fourth straight day; Baird ups target. (June 29, 2015)

Second-tier tablet vendors could squeeze Apple, Samsung. (June 29, 2015)

Apple iPhone demand, brand loyalty remain strong. (June 29, 2015)

5 companies that could cause the robot apocalypse. (June 29, 2015)

Photo: Terminator robot.