Saturday, May 28, 2016

Week in review: China’s Xiaomi launches Mi Drone; GameStop, HP earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple’s OLED iPhone decision could lift these companies. (May 27, 2016)

Apple WWDC announcements mark next possible catalyst for stock. (May 27, 2016)

GameStop gets lift from mobile phones, collectibles; Game sales slip. (May 27, 2016)

Chinese firm undercuts rivals with cheap drone for the masses. (May 25, 2016)

HP Inc. misses revenue target on weak PC, printer sales. (May 25, 2016)

Microsoft takes $950 million charge to revamp smartphone unit. (May 25, 2016)

Europe seeks to regulate content on Netflix, other streamers. (May 25, 2016)

Apple building Siri-based rival to Amazon Echo. (May 25, 2016)

Red Bull gives GoPro wings, but camera maker still low-flier. (May 24, 2016)

Will Apple iPhone 7 sell, with bigger upgrade coming next year? (May 24, 2016)

Microsoft stock oversold, gets upgrade on cloud prospects. (May 24, 2016)

Best Buy latest retailer to disappoint, gives soft profit outlook. (May 24, 2016)

Microsoft’s addictive video game “Minecraft” reaches China. (May 23, 2016)

Apple shakes off concerns about becoming the next BlackBerry. (May 23, 2016)

Universal Display spikes on iPhone OLED prospects. (May 23, 2016)

Netflix gaining in Europe, but faces regulatory mandates. (May 23, 2016)

Photo: The Mi Drone from China’s Xiaomi.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Week in review: Britney Spears game; Take-Two earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Facebook’s alleged liberal news bias gets comedy treatment. (May 20, 2016)

Apple begins retail refresh with San Francisco store. (May 20, 2016)

Apple has largest cash stockpile, twice that of Microsoft’s. (May 20, 2016)

Britney Spears game lifts Glu, but big publishers winning. (May 19, 2016)

Take-Two’s “Grand Theft Auto” still has gas in the tank. (May 19, 2016)

Hedge funds dump Apple, buy Facebook in Q1. (May 19, 2016)

Fitbit’s new bands could double as mobile wallets. (May 18, 2016)

Apple bull sees path to $1 trillion market cap. (May 18, 2016)

Microsoft sheds low-end mobile phone business. (May 18, 2016)

EA scores positive reviews from investor day; Stock gets PT hike. (May 18, 2016)

Apple to double iPhone memory with next handset: report. (May 17, 2016)

Netflix signs programming deal with Hispanic TV leader Univision. (May 17, 2016)

Roku holds lead in streaming media players, but Amazon, Apple gain. (May 17, 2016)

Apple has reportedly started production on iPhone 7. (May 17, 2016)

Startup bubble bursting, valuations due for reset, analyst says. (May 16, 2016)

Microsoft stock rated hold, seen near full value in choppy market. (May 16, 2016)

Fitbit, Apple lead in wearables, but other brands gaining fast. (May 16, 2016)

As growth investors flee Apple, Warren Buffett sees value. (May 16, 2016)

Netflix gets vote of confidence from RBC amid heightened skepticism. (May 16, 2016)

Photo: Glu Mobile video game “Britney Spears: American Dream.”

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Week in review: Electronic Arts, Zebra Technologies earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Activision Blizzard ready to rack up points from e-sports. (May 13, 2016)

Apple gets lift from China ride-hailing service investment. (May 13, 2016)

Nvidia upgraded; Lockheed downgraded; Kohl’s, Nordstrom PTs cut. (May 13, 2016)

Disney’s exit from toys-to-life video games could boost Activision. (May 12, 2016)

Apple falls anew amid iPhone 7 worries, chip stocks follow. (May 12, 2016)

Macy’s gets PT cuts post-earnings; Packaging stocks rated buy. (May 12, 2016)

Zebra Technologies mauled by lousy Q1 report, gets price target cut. (May 11, 2016)

Amazon poised to become No. 1 U.S. apparel retailer by 2017. (May 11, 2016)

Apple stock gets price-target cut on longer iPhone upgrade cycle. (May 11, 2016)

EA stock soars like “Star Wars” Millennium Falcon after Q4 beat. (May 11, 2016)

Apple, Disney PTs cut; Office Depot, Staples downgraded. (May 11, 2016)

Apple “gloom and doom” has reached “extreme” level. (May 10, 2016)

Gap, Aflac, Hasbro, St. Jude hit with downgrades; Presbia rated buy. (May 10, 2016)

When Tim Cook gives a TV interview, Apple investors should beware. (May 9, 2016)

Drone market positive for AeroVironment, not GoPro, Piper says. (May 9, 2016)

Apple stock oversold; RBC sees buying opportunity. (May 9, 2016)

Tesla gets bullish report; 2 recent medical IPOs rated as buys. (May 9, 2016)

Photo: Zebra Technologies exhibit at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show. (Zebra photo)

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Week in review: GoPro, Fitbit, CDW, Activision earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple stock hits 2016 low amid doubts about its future. (May 6, 2016)

Activision crushes Q1 earnings, gets lift from mobile games. (May 6, 2016)

Drone delay bad karma for GoPro; Stock skids on Q1 report. (May 6, 2016)

Obama fostering uncertainty over smartphone encryption issue. (May 6, 2016)

GoPro posts mixed Q1 earnings, delays drone until holiday season. (May 5, 2016)

Apple Watch still preferred by dudes; Fitbit liked by ladies. (May 5, 2016)

Apple recruits SAP to help sell iPads, iPhones to companies. (May 5, 2016)

Tech services firm CDW outpacing overall IT market. (May 5, 2016)

Fitbit fails Q1 physical, stock collapses on Q2 guidance. (May 5, 2016)

Fitbit beats Q1 targets, but disappoints on Q2 EPS outlook. (May 4, 2016)

GoPro investors swim with the sharks ahead of Q1 earnings. (May 4, 2016)

It’s not just Apple, smartphone market is declining overall. (May 4, 2016)

Hulu reveals fast subscriber growth, live-TV streaming plans. (May 4, 2016)

Adobe Systems acquires Livefyre to strengthen Marketing Cloud. (May 3, 2016)

Fitbit Q1 earnings preview: What you need to know. (May 3, 2016)

Apple CEO Tim Cook ends stock slide with reassuring TV appearance. (May 3, 2016)

Has Apple lost its mojo? Epic stock slide continues for eighth day. (May 2, 2016)

Apple’s PC market share hits new high; Windows notches fresh low. (May 2, 2016)

Windows 10 adoption slows as PC users resist upgrade push. (May 2, 2016)

Photo: GoPro action camera in use underwater.