Friday, March 25, 2016

Week in review: Apple unveils iPhone SE

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

Virtual reality could disappoint initially, Baird says. (March 22, 2016)

Apple’s cheap iPhone SE raises profit margin concerns. (March 22, 2016)

Apple’s product launch: What the stock market loved and hated. (March 22, 2016)

Feds back down in Apple iPhone encryption case. (March 21, 2016)

Supreme Court to hear Samsung appeal after nixing Apple case. (March 21, 2016)

Apple targets old foe Microsoft with smaller iPad Pro. (March 21, 2016)

Apple unveils 4-inch iPhone SE, new iPad Pro, cuts Apple Watch price. (March 21, 2016)

Photo: Apple’s iPhone SE lineup.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Week in review: Adobe earnings, new iRobot floor-mopping robot, Sony VR gear

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

Apple-FBI court case gets more comedian-splaining. (March 18, 2016)

Apple investors should brace themselves: Monday event could be a yawner. (March 18, 2016)

Adobe Systems stock hits new high on Q1 beat and raise. (March 18, 2016)

Adobe Systems beats Q1 views, guides Q2 EPS higher. (March 17, 2016)

Jabil Circuit’s weak guidance suggests soft Apple iPhone demand. (March 17, 2016)

Google parent Alphabet to sell humanoid robot maker Boston Dynamics. (March 17, 2016)

Apple Watch shipments slowing ahead of version 2. (March 17, 2016)

Microsoft stock gets thumbs up from Oppenheimer. (March 17, 2016)

Apple’s rumored iPhone SE is subject of “modest” expectations. (March 16, 2016)

Netflix, Amazon, Akamai benefiting from cable cord-cutters. (March 16, 2016)

iRobot hopes to clean up in floor-mopping business. (March 16, 2016)

Apple urges court to “zealously guard civil liberties.” (March 16, 2016)

Sony undercuts virtual reality rivals with $399 VR headset. (March 15, 2016)

Apple iPhone demand “tracking ahead of expectations.” (March 15, 2016)

Adobe Systems Q1 earnings expectations are cloud high. (March 15, 2016)

Redbox owner Outerwall doubles dividend, explores possible sale. (March 14, 2016)

Sony takes Internet TV service PlayStation Vue nationwide. (March 14, 2016)

Amazon tablet market share surges, thanks to its low-cost slates. (March 14, 2016)

Better times for Apple could start with spring product launch. (March 14, 2016)

Photo: iRobot’s new Braava Jet floor-mopping robot.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Week in review: Google Chromecast top streamer

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

Apple-FBI feud over iPhone encryption turns ugly. (March 11, 2016)

TV remote control maker surges on deal with Comcast. (March 11, 2016)

DOJ says Apple iPhone privacy claims are ‘a diversion’. (March 10, 2016)

Apple sets March 21 to launch small iPhone, new iPad, Watch bands. (March 10, 2016)

Plan to move Internet oversight from U.S. to global body progresses. (March 10, 2016)

Apple tells iPhone audio plug to ‘hit the road, Jack’. (March 10, 2016)

Americans freaking out about robots taking jobs, but not their jobs. (March 10, 2016)

Fitness band ownership up, but purchase intent declines. (March 9, 2016)

Apple iPhone to be dragged into virtual reality market. (March 9, 2016)

Mobile accessories maker Zagg disappoints with Q4 earnings. (March 9, 2016)

Google Chromecast tops Apple TV in streamer market. (March 8, 2016)

Netflix U.S. subscriber targets are too aggressive, analyst says. (March 8, 2016)

Apple making the perfect smartphone for Donald Trump. (March 8, 2016)

Apple iPhone demand ‘soft’; Stock gets price target cut. (March 7, 2016)

Apple e-book price-fixing judgment to stick; Supreme Court bows out. (March 7, 2016)

Photo: Google Chromecast

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Week in review: Microsoft details HoloLens release

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

Comedians mostly sidestep iPhone issue, joke about Facebook buttons. (March 4, 2016)

Surveys show Netflix winning in U.S., slow going in Japan. (March 4, 2016)

How much will Apple raise its quarterly dividend? (March 4, 2016)

Tech rivals unite to support Apple in iPhone privacy case vs. FBI. (March 4, 2016)

Facebook, Google, Microsoft team up to support Apple vs. feds. (March 3, 2016)

Apple iPhone socked as smartphone market hits the brakes. (March 3, 2016)

Apple working on dual-camera iPhone 7 Plus smartphone: analyst. (March 2, 2016)

Apple Pay most sought-after mobile payment service by retailers. (March 2, 2016)

Congress pledges to decide phone encryption issue pitting Apple, FBI. (March 1, 2016)

Apple, Samsung spurring mobile payment adoption. (March 1, 2016)

GoPro bucks up editing software with app purchases. (March 1, 2016)

Federal judge sides with Apple in iPhone encryption case. (Feb. 29, 2016)

Microsoft Azure cloud service seen turning profitable this year. (Feb. 29, 2016)

Microsoft to ship HoloLens computer glasses to developers March 30. (Feb. 29, 2016)

Apple going small with spring product announcements. (Feb. 29, 2016)

Photo: Microsoft HoloLens demo.