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The CEO of a company specializing in cleaning products for tech gear issues a warning.
FC Barcelona is set to pursue Nike for compensation after discovering a defect with new football kits made by the US sportswear maker, resulting in the Spanish club missing out on a crucial shop window at the end of the football season. Fixtures in Spain’s La Liga, postponed during the pandemic, restarted last month with Barcelona officials hoping its players such as Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann would return to action wearing the latest design of the club’s red-and-blue shirt.
The game maker's biggest titles saw a spike in engagement during COVID-19, and investors are hopeful for what the next console generation might bring.
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) announced on Tuesday that just weeks after its release, the A100 Tensor Core graphics processing unit (GPU) has been adopted by Google Cloud, a division of Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG). The Accelerator-Optimized VM (A2) family, available on Google Compute Engine, is designed specifically to handle some of the most demanding applications out there, including artificial intelligence (AI) workloads and high performance computing (HPC). This makes Google the first cloud service provider to offer the new NVIDIA GPUs.
MasterCard (MA) closed the most recent trading day at $299.91, moving -1.85% from the previous trading session.
In the latest trading session, Microsoft (MSFT) closed at $208.25, marking a -1.16% move from the previous day.
In the latest trading session, Apple (AAPL) closed at $372.69, marking a -0.31% move from the previous day.
In the latest trading session, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) closed at $142.85, marking a -0.09% move from the previous day.
MasterCard (MA) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Emergent BioSolutions (EBS) extends a five-year deal with J&J to provide its CDMO services to produce the drug substance of the latter's COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Shares rise.
Analysts are optimistic about Apple's post-pandemic performance, and Microsoft is reportedly interested in shelling out $4 billion to expand its gaming business.
The Hong Kong law brings Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google to pause user data processing requests from the Hong Kong government.
Augmented Reality market booms with its increasing use cases. Companies like Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon and Facebook among others are putting strong efforts to bolster presence.
The traditional approaches to retirement planning are longer covering all expenses in nest egg years. So what can retirees do? Thankfully, there are alternative investments that provide steady, higher-rate income streams to replace dwindling bond yields.
Investors could easily tap the hottest "big four" tech giants under one roof through ETF.
The recent green signals for the overall economy and Nasdaq bull run seems to have intensified the race to $2 trillion market cap, bringing Microsoft (MSFT), Apple (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN) in focus.
Amazon's (AMZN) Twitch sees an increase in viewer base in second-quarter 2020 on account of lockdowns due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Surge in online payments amid the pandemic situation is likely to have boosted businesses for the payment stocks.
- Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Inc's two top executives, met with civil rights groups on Tuesday in an attempt to mollify them over how the social network treats hate speech on its site, but they failed to win its critics over. - White House officials on Tuesday warned a federally administered retirement plan for railroad workers, U.S. Railroad Retirement Board, against investing in Chinese companies and said that additional sanctions could be on the way in return for China's role in spreading the coronavirus. - In a $150 million settlement announced on Tuesday, the New York Department of Financial Services said Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender, had engaged in suspicious transactions for years, even though Deutsche Bank AG deemed him a "high risk" client from the moment he became a customer in summer 2013.
Japan's Nikkei share average edged lower on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's overnight losses, as investors monitored a rise in new virus cases across the world that could derail a nascent economic recovery. New coronavirus cases continue to climb globally, with California reporting a record rise for a single day and Australia's second-biggest city Melbourne re-imposing lockdown measures on Tuesday. On the domestic front, capital Tokyo has been registering fresh cases exceeding 100, but Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Wednesday a new state of emergency for the coronavirus is not needed.
The launch will be delayed by a month, but Skyworks, Broadcom and Qualcomm are all likely to see increased sales once it happens.
Warren Buffett once said that “diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” The takeaway: Load up on what you know. Even if it’s a tech stock, apparently.