Saturday, December 26, 2015

Week in review: Weak start for Katy Perry video game

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

News media is blowing cord-cutting trend out of proportion. (Dec. 24, 2015)

GoPro’s Karma drone could support 360-degree video camera. (Dec. 24, 2015)

Smartphones moving to AMOLED screens; Is Apple next? (Dec. 23, 2015)

IPhone 7 a “make or break” product for Apple growth. (Dec. 23, 2015)

Apple iPhone sales concerns now pushing into June quarter. (Dec. 22, 2015)

Why 2016 may be watershed year for virtual reality. (Dec. 22, 2015)

Robotic exoskeletons stepping out of science fiction. (Dec. 22, 2015)

No fireworks for Katy Perry game; Glu Mobile tanks. (Dec. 21, 2015)

Apple’s March quarter could be brutal for iPhone sales. (Dec. 21, 2015)

Fitbit holiday sales “exploding” as Christmas nears. (Dec. 21, 2015)

Artificial intelligence alarmists lead Luddite nods. (Dec. 21, 2015)

Photo: Screenshot of Glu Mobile video game “Katy Perry Pop.”

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Week in review: Apple adds COO, shuffles executive suite

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

Fitbit dominates fitness tracker market but faces risks. (Dec. 18, 2015)

Apple Pay poised to enter China in early 2016. (Dec. 18, 2015)

Goldman Sachs analyst on Microsoft: “We were wrong.” (Dec. 18, 2015)

Apple adds COO, hires ad chief, shuffles executives. (Dec. 17, 2015)

Stock picks: Will 2016 be the year of the BAGEL? (Dec. 17, 2015)

Netflix fuels “virtuous cycle” with critically acclaimed shows. (Dec. 16, 2015)

Apple’s March quarter iPhone sales could miss views by a mile. (Dec. 16, 2015)

Apple, Google, Roku in close race for streaming device lead. (Dec. 15, 2015)

Apple Watch novelty seen wearing off after six months. (Dec. 15, 2015)

GoPro acquisition chatter boosts sagging stock. (Dec. 15, 2015)

Apple chip supplier raises red flag for iPhone sales. (Dec. 15, 2015)

Santa bringing drones, but you’ll have to register them. (Dec. 14, 2015)

GoPro slide continues; Stock could hit single digits. (Dec. 14, 2015)

Apple iPhone sales seen turning negative in 2016. (Dec. 14, 2015)

Photo: Apple’s flagship store in New York City. (Apple photo)

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Week in review: Adobe Systems earnings, Apple iPhone battery case

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

Critics pick on Apple’s “Quasimodo” iPhone case. (Dec. 11, 2015)

GoPro CEO hawking cameras on QVC may be a bad sign. (Dec. 11, 2015)

Electronic Arts tosses helmet into e-sports ring. (Dec. 11, 2015)

Wall Street is “too negative” on Apple iPhone business. (Dec. 11, 2015)

Adobe Systems stock hits record high on Q4 EPS beat. (Dec. 11, 2015)

Adobe Systems beats Q4 EPS views, sales in line. (Dec. 10, 2015)

Pay-TV cord cutting to continue through 2019. (Dec. 10, 2015)

Apple’s next big thing: Augmented reality. (Dec. 10, 2015)

Netflix tops all TV networks for Golden Globe nominations. (Dec. 10, 2015)

Adobe Systems investors hoping for cloudy Q4 report. (Dec. 9, 2015)

Microsoft, Alphabet, LinkedIn “top picks for 2016.” (Dec. 9, 2015)

Garmin, Fitbit score well among runners in survey. (Dec. 9, 2015)

Universal Display facing “frothy” OLED expectations. (Dec. 9, 2015)

Apple puts its pay-TV service ambitions on hold. (Dec. 9, 2015)

Apple Watch 2 poised for March debut. (Dec. 8, 2015)

Apple knee-caps Mophie, makes own phone battery case. (Dec. 8, 2015)

Outerwall crashes on Redbox business weakness. (Dec. 7, 2015)

Netflix stock reverses on global licensing concerns. (Dec. 7, 2015)

GoPro notches new low on JPMorgan price-target cut. (Dec. 7, 2015)

Apple Watch most buzzed-about product for holidays. (Dec. 7, 2015)

New 4-inch iPhone seen getting late 2016 release. (Dec. 7, 2015)

PC slump to continue, consolidation forecast. (Dec. 7, 2015)

Photo: Apple’s Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and 6S.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Week in review: Black Friday sales reports for Apple, Fitbit, video games

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

Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy earns praise, laughs. (Dec. 4, 2015)

Apple to swap colored plastic for metal for iPhone 6C. (Dec. 4, 2015)

GoPro cuts price of new camera for second time in 5 months. (Dec. 4, 2015)

Apple Watch closing in on Fitbit for wearables lead. (Dec. 3, 2015)

IRobot under the gun to divest defense robot unit. (Dec. 3, 2015)

Apple iPhone growth poised to lag Android. (Dec. 3, 2015)

Americans not thrilled with robots at the wheel. (Dec. 2, 2015)

“Black Ops” beats “Star Wars” in holiday game sales. (Dec. 2, 2015)

Apple Watch fans skew male and gay, report says. (Dec. 2, 2015)

Removing headphone jack from iPhone 7 a terrible idea. (Dec. 2, 2015)

Adobe Systems retiring maligned Flash animation software. (Dec. 1, 2015)

Microsoft Surface gaining on Apple iPad in tablet market. (Dec. 1, 2015)

Windows 7 PC users refusing to move to Windows 10. (Dec. 1, 2015)

Apple iPhone 6S attracts more Android switchers. (Dec. 1, 2015)

Apple TV service has odds stacked against it, UBS says. (Nov. 30, 2015)

Fitbit climbs on upbeat holiday sales report. (Nov. 30, 2015)

Microsoft gets “strong buy” rating on cloud prospects. (Nov. 30, 2015)

Black Friday sales data point to “Apple holiday season.” (Nov. 30, 2015)

Photo: Conan O’Brien jokes about Mark Zuckerberg’s charitable donation.