Saturday, October 31, 2015

Week in review: Apple, GoPro, EA, Outerwall earnings

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

Fitbit to reveal if it’s in shape for the holidays. (Oct. 31, 2015)

“White knuckle” period for Apple stock seen over. (Oct. 30, 2015)

Facebook’s Oculus likely to trail in virtual reality market. (Oct. 30, 2015)

EA sports Q2 beat, sees brighter outlook for “Star Wars.” (Oct. 30, 2015)

Outerwall boosts profits as Redbox rentals slide. (Oct. 30, 2015)

Apple iPad shipments shrinking faster than tablet market. (Oct. 29, 2015)

GoPro stock wipes out on Q3 miss, weak Q4 outlook. (Oct. 29, 2015)

Wearables to U.S. adults: You’re putting me on. (Oct. 28, 2015)

How many watches did Apple sell last quarter? (Oct. 28, 2015)

Apple’s latest quarterly earnings: 5 key points. (Oct. 28, 2015)

Apple stock rises on Q4 sales, earnings beat. (Oct. 27, 2015)

Facebook could grab TV water-cooler crown from Twitter. (Oct. 27, 2015)

Apple Music might be planning more Beats radio stations. (Oct. 27, 2015)

Garmin takes on Fitbit with ads, new fitness bands. (Oct. 27, 2015)

Apple’s iPhone 6S off to fast start in U.S. (Oct. 26, 2015)

Microsoft: A stock rebound over 15 years in the making. (Oct. 26, 2015)

GoPro expectations low ahead of Q3 report. (Oct. 26, 2015)

Apple stock dragged down by chip supplier’s report. (Oct. 26, 2015)

Photo: Apple Music on the iPhone 6.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Week in review: Microsoft, Logitech, iRobot earnings reports

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

Microsoft stock tops 1999 peak on strong Q1 earnings. (Oct. 23, 2015)

Hewlett-Packard spreading FUD over Dell-EMC merger. (Oct. 23, 2015)

Apple iPad most-wanted tech gift this holiday season. (Oct. 23, 2015)

Apple stock rises as iPhone sales concerns ease. (Oct. 23, 2015)

Microsoft Q1 beat pushes stock to 15-year high. (Oct. 22, 2015)

Portable speakers, PC gaming gear boost Logitech. (Oct. 22, 2015)

Apple stock weighed down by negative sentiment. (Oct. 22, 2015)

“Walking Dead” ratings decline bites AMC stock. (Oct. 21, 2015)

Microsoft Q1 results to provide fresh look at company. (Oct. 21, 2015)

Robot vacuum maker iRobot down on light Q4 guidance. (Oct. 21, 2015)

Garmin joins crowd with heart-rate monitor sports watch. (Oct. 21, 2015)

Apple sweetens video lineup ahead of Apple TV 4 debut. (Oct. 21, 2015)

Amazon Prime membership growth accelerating. (Oct. 20, 2015)

Fitbit signs up 20 new corporate wellness clients. (Oct. 20, 2015)

Apple Music growth a wake-up call for Spotify. (Oct. 20, 2015)

Retail video game sales toss air ball in September. (Oct. 20, 2015)

Netflix trails HBO in picking well-reviewed shows. (Oct. 19, 2015)

Robotic surgery poised for fast growth, survey shows. (Oct. 19, 2015)

Apple Watch holiday sales outlook underappreciated. (Oct. 19, 2015)

Photo: iRobot Roomba 980 vacuum cleaner.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Week in review: Netflix Q3 earnings, Dell-EMC merger

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

Comedians take jabs at “Steve Jobs” movie. (Oct. 16, 2015)

Microsoft, PC makers launch $70 million ad blitz. (Oct. 16, 2015)

How Netflix’s DVD business is like the baby in “Trainspotting” (Oct. 15, 2015)

Garmin sinks on another full-year guidance cut. (Oct. 15, 2015)

Netflix experiences trouble on the home front. (Oct. 15, 2015)

Netflix earnings reviews poor like an Adam Sandler movie. (Oct. 14, 2015)

Same old song: Apple, Beats top teen headphone brands. (Oct. 14, 2015)

Teen demand for PS4, Xbox One game consoles strong. (Oct. 14, 2015)

Teens cool with Apple, but with GoPro they can’t even. (Oct. 13, 2015)

Telepresence robots poised to multiply. (Oct. 13, 2015)

Fitbit pulse races on holiday sales outlook. (Oct. 13, 2015)

GoPro estimates slashed on slowdown in camera demand. (Oct. 13, 2015)

Apple iMac refresh seen as “slight positive.” (Oct. 13, 2015)

Netflix price increase leads to stock price target hike. (Oct. 12, 2015)

Dell-EMC deal could spark more tech M&A activity. (Oct. 12, 2015)

Photo: Dell CEO Michael Dell (right) shakes hands with EMC CEO Joe Tucci.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Week in review: Netflix price increase, Microsoft Surface Book launch

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

Apple, Dell gain global PC market share in Q3. (Oct. 9, 2015)

Headphones, tablets top planned holiday 2015 gifts. (Oct. 8, 2015)

Netflix price hike: Yay! investors cheer. (Oct. 8, 2015)

Apple analysts clash over iPhone Upgrade Program impact. (Oct. 8, 2015)

Dell acquisition called “nightmare scenario” for EMC. (Oct. 8, 2015)

Netflix subscriber growth under microscope for Q3. (Oct. 7, 2015)

Microsoft’s new mobile devices get cautious reception. (Oct. 7, 2015)

Activision’s “Black Ops 3” rated most-wanted holiday game. (Oct. 7, 2015)

Adobe Systems 2016 guidance clouds growth story. (Oct. 7, 2015)

Microsoft targets Apple with latest Surface notebooks. (Oct. 6, 2015)

Apple December quarter guidance likely to disappoint. (Oct. 6, 2015)

Factory robots seen boosting employment, not killing jobs. (Oct. 5, 2015)

Photos: Microsoft’s Surface Book notebook PC (top); Netflix streaming user interface.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Week in review: First-weekend iPhone 6S sales

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

Apple called one of world’s most undervalued tech stocks. (Oct. 1, 2015)

3D printer market growing, despite public flameouts. (Oct. 1, 2015)

Windows 10 takes share as Win 7 and 8 users upgrade. (Oct. 1, 2015)

Apple iPhone buyers opting for more flash memory. (Oct. 1, 2015)

Fitbit fends off Apple Watch as cheap rivals nip it. (Oct. 1, 2015)

Many consumers waiting for Apple Watch version 2. (Sept. 30, 2015)

Microsoft sets three important dates in October. (Sept. 30, 2015)

GoPro market unlikely to be cannibalized by smartphones. (Sept. 29, 2015)

Activision aims to slay rivals with “Black Ops 3.” (Sept. 28, 2015)

Apple iPhone 6S component costs up 7% over prior model. (Sept. 28, 2015)

GoPro adds entry-level camera, cuts price on another. (Sept. 28, 2015)

Apple crows about iPhone 6S sales, investors disappointed. (Sept. 28, 2015)

Photo: Apple Store in Istanbul, Turkey.