|Bid||1,427.43 x 1000|
|Ask||1,433.15 x 1300|
|Day's range||1,429.78 - 1,446.55|
|52-week range||1,013.54 - 1,532.11|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.02|
|PE ratio (TTM)||30.82|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||1,531.27|
In India, it's Google and Walmart-owned PhonePe that are racing neck-and-neck to be the top player in the mobile payments market, while Facebook remains mired in a regulatory maze for WhatsApp Pay’s rollout. Google Pay had more than 75 million transacting users last month, ahead of PhonePe’s 60 million users, people familiar with the companies’ figures told TechCrunch. In comparison, SoftBank -backed Paytm's app saw 30 million transacting users last month and an average of 10 million users transacted each day, people familiar with the matter said.
Each day, Google compiles a list of which technology topics are being queried the most by its US users over the past 24 hours in their dedicated Search engine. As of right now, the tech topic with the greatest search audience is an app called "Remove China Apps." Google tracks exactly which topics their users are most interested in on a daily basis, and the following are the most popular search queries tapped into the engine over the past 24 hours.
AT&T (NYSE: T) launched HBO Max last week with a couple big missing pieces: You can't watch it on Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) devices or Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire TV products. CEO of AT&T's Otter Media division, Tony Goncalves, explained the dispute between HBO Max and Roku and Amazon in an interview with The Verge.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google struggles to clear its name from the $5-billion lawsuit that indicts it for illegally invading the privacy of its users.
Facebook said the investment dovetails with its mission to serve small businesses and bring them into the digital economy.
Microblogging veteran Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) is under new leadership. Chairman Omid Kordestani stepped down from his post on June 1 and former Google CFO Patrick Pichette has taken his place. What's new? Pichette also serves as chairman of Twitter's audit committee and a member of the board's compensation committee.
The enterprise search stock has bounced back from sell-offs in March and is now up roughly 38% in 2020.
Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) has released several updates to its shopping features over the last couple of months. Pinners -- what Pinterest calls its users -- can now find products based on pins they've saved to boards, new searches, and even by taking a new photo in its Lens camera. It also partnered with Shopify to enable merchants to easily import their catalogs to Pinterest and create shoppable pins.
France's new phone app for tracking coronavirus cases and alerting people at risk of contagion was downloaded some 600,000 times in less than 24 hours since its launch, the country's digital affairs minister said Wednesday. "It's a good start," Cedric O told France 2 television, while app analytics firm AppAnnie said StopCovid was leading the list of French downloads for both Apple and Google Android phones. Virus tracing apps are seen as a vital tool for slowing the spread of COVID-19, which has killed nearly 29,000 people in France.
Asia has been more resilient in dealing with coronavirus, helped by its past experience of epidemics, and its recovering economies and huge markets are proving attractive to US tech wanting to tap its consumers. Facebook and PayPal have just followed Google in investing in the Indonesian ride-hailing service Gojek, although their interest is more in its GoPay payments arm. As this week’s Tech Scroll Asia explains, India and Indonesia are two of the four markets where Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants to launch a payments option for the WhatsApp messaging service.
In a workshop that blends a corporate office with a tool-packed garage, around 20 South Koreans are looking to take on the multi-billion-dollar giants of Uber, Tesla and Google parent Alphabet with a self-driving car of their own. The RideFlux start-up brings together engineers who have given up well-paid jobs with some of the South's most prestigious firms to try to build a ride-sharing company for the tech-savvy nation. For two weeks it has been shuttling customers from the airport on the tourist island of Jeju to rental company SoCar's service centre.
Hollywood is voicing its support for the Black Lives Matter movement amid ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.
Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in "private" mode. The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the Alphabet Inc unit of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse, despite their using what Google calls Incognito mode. According to the complaint filed in the federal court in San Jose, California, Google gathers data through Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager and other applications and website plug-ins, including smartphone apps, regardless of whether users click on ...
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is the odds-on favorite to be the first company to cross the $2 trillion market cap threshold according to Wells Fargo Securities analyst Philip Winslow, citing strong growth in Microsoft's Azure cloud computing business.
The increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence and 5G technology are threatening to drive up energy consumption, putting the technology sector on par with the aviation industry in the amount of CO-2 it releases, according to a leading researcher at Gartner. While data centers, tasked with processing the world’s data, have made significant investments to reduce energy consumption over the last several years, David Cappuccio, Gartner VP of Research, says that dynamic is likely to shift dramatically with the growing use of analytics and machine learning.
France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease, becoming the first major European country to deploy the smartphone technology amid simmering debates over data privacy. The StopCovid app launched Tuesday just as the French government started allowing people to once again go to restaurants and cafes, parks and beaches and museums and monuments. It was available on Apple's App store and the Google Play store.
In this episode of Industry Focus: Tech, Dylan Lewis and Motley Fool contributor Brian Feroldi discuss the competitive dynamics between Slack (NYSE: WORK) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the enterprise software segment in general. To catch full episodes of all The Motley Fool's free podcasts, check out our podcast center. Dylan Lewis: It's Friday, May, 29th, and we are talking about the ongoing war between Microsoft and Slack.
Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) thinks it has an under-utilized option for television advertisers looking for a cost-effective way to reach customers during the coronavirus pandemic. It thinks time spent streaming YouTube on television sets is under-monetized, and it could serve as a better way to spend ad budgets previously earmarked for traditional TV. Many advertisers are pulling back on previous upfront commitments to television networks, and the upfronts for this fall have been delayed indefinitely with the amount of uncertainty facing the economy and production schedules.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Waymo is set to resume self-driving operations in Bay Area to deliver packages that have been long due as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Don't let their large market caps fool you -- these well-known companies have plenty left in the tank.
What happened Shares of data visualization expert Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) gained 32.4% in May 2020, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The stock reached fresh all-time highs when the company reported solid first-quarter results on May 21.
Google intervened on Tuesday after millions of Indians rushed to download a service that promised to help them rid their smartphones of Chinese apps. Remove China Apps, from the Indian developer OneTouch AppLabs, was downloaded 4.7m times in India between May 27 and June 1, according to Sensor Tower data. The app was briefly the most popular on India’s Google Play Store before the Silicon Valley company removed it on Tuesday, according to App Annie, another app data provider.