Saturday, January 28, 2017

Week in review: Microsoft, Intel, Logitech earnings reports

The following is a roundup of my stories from

STMicro, Maxim Integrated Products among big chip gainers. (Jan. 27, 2017)

Chip equipment stocks soar, led by KLA-Tencor, Lam Research. (Jan. 27, 2017)

Apple iPhone loses No. 1 position in China smartphone market. (Jan. 27, 2017)

Intel stock hits 16-year high on Q4 beat and raise. (Jan. 27, 2017)

Microsoft stock gets price-target hikes on Q2 beat. (Jan. 27, 2017)

Microsoft beats Q2 targets on cloud computing strength. (Jan. 26, 2017)

Forget the Doomsday Clock, there’s now a Robot Fear Index. (Jan. 26, 2017)

Qualcomm hit with price-target cuts; Lam Research gets PT hikes. (Jan. 26, 2017)

Qualcomm dips late on mixed Q1 results, in-line Q2 guide. (Jan. 25, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 to get 3D-sensing tech for augmented-reality apps. (Jan. 25, 2017)

Logitech soars on holiday-quarter sales, earnings beat. (Jan. 25, 2017)

Texas Instruments beats Q4 targets, guides higher for Q1. (Jan. 24, 2017)

Facebook, Amazon hit buy points; Apple, Alphabet still in the zone. (Jan. 24, 2017)

Barclays gives up on Apple, downgrades to sector weight. (Jan. 24, 2017)

Sprint buys 33% stake in Jay Z-run streaming music service Tidal. (Jan. 23, 2017)

Samsung Galaxy S8 launch pushing closer to Apple’s iPhone 8. (Jan. 23, 2017)

Microsoft seen treading water with Q2 earnings report. (Jan. 23, 2017)

Chip stocks might be peaking, but some have growth drivers. (Jan. 23, 2017)

Photo: Logitech product lineup.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Week in review: Netflix earnings, Qualcomm antitrust lawsuit

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple sues Qualcomm over patent licensing practices. (Jan. 20, 2017)

Apple services growth sparks price-target hike. (Jan. 20, 2017)

Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet rated buy; Domino’s upgraded. (Jan. 20, 2017)

4 stocks seen benefiting from artificial intelligence boom. (Jan. 19, 2017)

Apple supplier Skyworks beats expectations for Q1 sales, earnings. (Jan. 19, 2017)

Analysts divided on Apple ahead of Q1 earnings. (Jan. 19, 2017)

5 key takeaways from Netflix’s terrific Q4 earnings report. (Jan. 19, 2017)

Tesla, Mobileye upgraded; Target, Exxon downgraded; Netflix PT hiked. (Jan. 19, 2017)

Netflix smashes subscriber projections, stock jumps. (Jan. 18, 2017)

Qualcomm antitrust lawsuit called flawed, political. (Jan. 18, 2017)

Burlington, Halliburton are buys; Disney downgraded; Schlumberger hold. (Jan. 18, 2017)

OLED iPhone 8 might not ramp production until September. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Qualcomm strong-armed Apple, others, U.S. antitrust lawsuit says. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Skyworks seen posting third straight sales, earnings decline. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 anticipation weighing on iPhone 7 sales. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Netflix poised for royally good Q4 earnings report. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Disney, Netflix upgraded; JPMorgan, Chipotle, Twitter downgraded. (Jan. 17, 2017)

Photo: Scene from Netflix show “A Series of Unfortunate Events.”

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Week in review: Nintendo Switch details, Q4 PC statistics

The following is a roundup of my stories from

IPhone 8 could be last hurrah for Apple smartphone growth. (Jan. 13, 2017)

Netflix hits record high as sentiment improves ahead of Q4 earnings. (Jan. 13, 2017)

Nintendo stock falls on Switch console pricing, prospects. (Jan. 13, 2017)

GameStop tumbles on miserable holiday sales report. (Jan. 13, 2017)

Apple is moving into a spaceship HQ, but needs hit products to blast off. (Jan. 13, 2017)

Life insurers gather momentum, face risk and reward in 2017. (Jan. 13, 2017)

Consumer drones proving a tough business for anyone but DJI. (Jan. 12, 2017)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing dips on cautious Q1 guidance. (Jan. 12, 2017)

Netflix called top stock pick ahead of Q4 earnings report. (Jan. 12, 2017)

Apple in talks to bulk up Apple Music with original video. (Jan. 12, 2017)

PC market consolidates around Lenovo, HP, Dell; Apple fades. (Jan. 11, 2017)

Netflix added to stock buy lists ahead of Q4 earnings report. (Jan. 11, 2017)

Apple AirPods wireless earbuds off to fast start. (Jan. 11, 2017)

Apple looks to augment product lineup with AR smartglasses. (Jan. 10, 2017)

Nvidia stock gets price-target hike despite valuation concerns. (Jan. 10, 2017)

Nvidia leads broad chip sector gains, gets CES bounce. (Jan. 9, 2017)

Apple stock breaks out after Morgan Stanley calls it a “top pick.” (Jan. 9, 2017)

Photo: Nintendo Switch video game console.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Week in review: CES 2017 coverage roundup

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Winners and Losers from CES 2017: Nvidia, Amazon, Apple, Qualcomm. (Jan. 9, 2017)

CES: Fitbit getting users active with incentives, games. (Jan. 9, 2017)

Roomba maker iRobot facing increased competition from LG, Samsung. (Jan. 9, 2017)

Air-pollution tech companies clean up at CES 2017. (Jan. 8, 2017)

Amazon Alexa dominates voice-command tech at CES 2017. (Jan. 8, 2017)

CES: These gadgets will literally put you to sleep. (Jan. 7, 2017)

Qualcomm CEO hypes 5G wireless as revolutionary. (Jan. 6, 2017)

CES 2017: GoPro going slow on consumer 360-degree camera. (Jan. 6, 2017)

Monster seeks outside investors for first time to fund ambitions. (Jan. 5, 2017)

CES: Carnival Cruises into mobile ID technology for passengers. (Jan. 5, 2017)

Nvidia CEO details bold plans to push self-driving cars. (Jan. 5, 2017)

Intel promises “unbelievable” virtual reality experiences ahead. (Jan. 5, 2017)

Qualcomm introduces first 10-nanometer mobile chip. (Jan. 4, 2017)

LG Electronics shows off ultra-high-def “wallpaper” TV at CES. (Jan. 4, 2017)

Amazon Alexa, vocal computing get heard at CES 2017. (Jan. 4, 2017)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles unveils concept car designed by millennials for millennials. (Jan. 3, 2017)

Photo: Intel demonstrates virtual reality technology at its CES 2017 press event (Intel)