Saturday, July 30, 2016

Week in review: Apple, GoPro, Dolby earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Netflix subscriber churn increase could be sign of “stream cutting.” (July 30, 2016)

Dolby Laboratories gets lift from Apple, Amazon, Netflix. (July 29, 2016)

Apple hits Great Wall of competition in China smartphone market. (July 29, 2016)

Apple only top-5 smartphone vendor to lose share in Q2. (July 28, 2016)

GoPro stock jumps on Q2 earnings, second-half 2016 guidance. (July 28, 2016)

GoPro beats Q2 views, guides 2016 sales target higher. (July 27, 2016)

How many watches did Apple sell last quarter? (July 27, 2016)

Apple stock gets upgrade, price-target hikes after Q3 beat and raise. (July 27, 2016)

5 key takeaways from Apple’s upbeat Q3 earnings report. (July 27, 2016)

Apple stock jumps late on iPhone sales beat, reassuring guidance. (July 26, 2016)

Fueled by iPhone 8, OLED displays to take over smartphones. (July 26, 2016)

Netflix stock buoyed by insider buying; Seen as bullish sign. (July 26, 2016)

Adobe Systems “in the right markets at the right time.” (July 26, 2016)

Nintendo tanks on news it won’t benefit much from “Pokemon Go.” (July 25, 2016)

Moody’s raises red flag on Microsoft’s credit outlook. (July 25, 2016)

Apple could use new CEO leadership, analyst suggests. (July 25, 2016)

Apple Watch outlook slashed as buyers await new model. (July 25, 2016)

Apple iPhone 7 release targeted for Sept. 16, report says. (July 25, 2016)

Redbox parent Outerwall going private in $1.6 billion acquisition. (July 25, 2016)

Photo: Dolby Laboratories headquarters in San Francisco. (Dolby)

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Week in review: ‘Pokemon Go’ craze; Netflix, Microsoft, Pandora earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple seen posting second drop in iPhone sales. (July 23, 2016)

Apple Car rollout delayed two years, media report says. (July 22, 2016)

“Pokemon Go” hurting Facebook, Snapchat usage. (July 22, 2016)

Activision’s “Overwatch” leads soft month for video game sales. (July 22, 2016)

“Pokemon Go” fires starting gun for augmented reality. (July 22, 2016)

Pandora challenges “do not appear changeable,” as stock downgraded. (July 22, 2016)

Pandora disappoints with Q2 revenue miss, fewer listeners. (July 21, 2016)

Apple Watch shipments dive 55% as device passes 1-year anniversary. (July 21, 2016)

Apple receives another price-target cut ahead of Q3 earnings. (July 21, 2016)

Pandora Media looks to change tune with Q2 report. (July 21, 2016)

Fitbit demand waning ahead of holiday shopping season. (July 20, 2016)

Apple’s iPhone SE is taking away sales from higher-priced iPhones. (July 20, 2016)

Apple could reap billions from “Pokemon Go.” (July 20, 2016)

Microsoft vows to improve cloud business profitability. (July 20, 2016)

Microsoft beats EPS, sales forecasts for June quarter. (July 19, 2016)

Apple stock gets another price-target cut ahead of earnings. (July 19, 2016)

5 key takeaways from Netflix’s downbeat Q2 earnings report. (July 19, 2016)

Netflix badly misses Q2 subscriber forecast; Stock tanks. (July 18, 2016)

Nintendo stock surge from “Pokemon Go” overdone. (July 18, 2016)

NetEase continues climb on bullish analyst report. (July 18, 2016)

Photo: Logo from “Pokemon Go” mobile game.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Week in review: ‘Pokemon Go’ jokes, Netflix Emmy noms

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Microsoft sales, earnings seen falling in June quarter. (July 16, 2016)

Netflix subscriber numbers key focus of Q2 earnings report. (July 16, 2016)

Late-night comedians capture “Pokemon Go” for laughs. (July 15, 2016)

Apple stock gets third price-target cut from Barclays pre-Q3 earnings. (July 15, 2016)

Apple App Store anti-competitive? Spotify, Sen. Warren think so. (July 15, 2016)

“Pokemon Go” craze has retailers hunting for revenue. (July 14, 2016)

Netflix grabs 54 Emmy nominations, up 59% from last year’s tally. (July 14, 2016)

Apple stock climbs 2%, up 6 of past 7 trading sessions. (July 14, 2016)

GoPro unlikely to sway investors soon; Will drones make difference? (July 13, 2016)

Fitbit could get pick-me-up from Q2 earnings, new products. (July 13, 2016)

Netflix stock gets price target cut on Olympics, Brexit impact. (July 13, 2016)

Netflix stock gets price-target cut as Summer Olympics loom. (July 12, 2016)

NetEase hits high score on “Overwatch” game success. (July 12, 2016)

Apple gross profit margin a focus for fiscal Q3 earnings report. (July 12, 2016)

HP gains on Lenovo in PC shipments; Apple slips. (July 11, 2016)

GE, Microsoft partner on industrial internet of things. (July 11, 2016)

Nintendo stock soars on hit mobile game “Pokemon Go.” (July 11, 2016)

Apple sentiment is so negative even in-line quarter could boost stock. (July 11, 2016)

Photo: Conan O’Brien jokes about the mobile game “Pokemon Go.”

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Week in review: Apple, Netflix, Tesla stocks debated

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Netflix investment story remains intact, Pivotal Research says. (July 8, 2016)

Apple stock climbs despite cautious report on iPhone 7. (July 8, 2016)

Tesla Motors, Juno Therapeutics get price target cuts; Intel hiked. (July 8, 2016)

Apple stock rises above 50-day moving average as sentiment turns. (July 7, 2016)

6 software stocks to watch as the companies turn profitable. (July 7, 2016)

First Solar, Insperity downgraded; Wingstop, Shake Shack initiated. (July 7, 2016)

OLED display shortage could crimp Apple’s iPhone 8 plans. (July 6, 2016)

Apple stock could rally ahead of iPhone 7 launch, Piper Jaffray says. (July 6, 2016)

Netflix stock downgraded on U.S. growth concerns. (July 6, 2016)

Tesla gets price-target cut; Netflix, U.S. airlines downgraded. (July 6, 2016)

Comcast will offer direct access to Netflix on its cable box. (July 5, 2016)

BlackBerry Classic demise signals end of an era. (July 5, 2016)

Netflix stock divides analysts as outlook debated. (July 5, 2016)

Apple chip suppliers, Netflix downgraded; Mobileye, CyberArk buys. (July 5, 2016)

Photo: An action scene from the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Daredevil.” (Netflix)

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Week in review: Brexit stock picks, Spotify fights Apple, iPhone 7 rumors

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple circling Tidal as possible acquisition to bolster Apple Music. (July 1, 2016)

Netflix stock surges on bullish analyst report, China prospects. (July 1, 2016)

Windows 10 usage climbs as free upgrade deadline nears. (July 1, 2016)

Video game stocks face “headline confusion” from SEC moves. (June 30, 2016)

Latest iPhone 7 rumors: Lightning earbuds, new colors, home button. (June 30, 2016)

Spotify accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior in app store rejection. (June 30, 2016)

Fitbit named Morgan Stanley’s top consumer electronics stock pick. (June 30, 2016)

Streaming music leader Spotify challenged by Apple, Amazon, Pandora. (June 29, 2016)

OLED display technology leader makes 2nd acquisition in week. (June 29, 2016)

IBD Leaderboard stock NetEase breaks out on bullish report. (June 29, 2016)

Netflix user survey points to possible U.S. subscriber shortfall. (June 28, 2016)

Apple’s iPhone faces strong headwinds in Japan. (June 28, 2016)

Microsoft revenue, earnings face drag from declining PC sales. (June 28, 2016)

Apple sitting on “powder keg” with iPhone 8, Cowen says. (June 28, 2016)

Customers in no rush to press Amazon Dash buttons. (June 27, 2016)

Google may face its third EU antitrust complaint. (June 27, 2016)

Brexit tech stock picks include FANG stocks FB, AMZN, NFLX, GOOGL. (June 27, 2016)

Apple iPhone 7 selling points: Bigger camera, second speaker. (June 27, 2016)

Photo: Winona Ryder stars in the Netflix original series “Stranger Things,” which premieres July 15. (Netflix)