|Bid||93.98 x 500|
|Ask||94.06 x 600|
|Day's range||92.36 - 94.07|
|52-week range||63.62 - 96.07|
|PE ratio (TTM)||76.47|
|Earnings date||26 Apr 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.68 (1.79%)|
|1y target est||104.24|
Microsoft (ticker: MSFT) and IPO contender Xiaomi have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on artificial intelligence in a rare technology pact of its kind between U.S. and Chinese companies. ...
If so, ignore what I’m about to say: In five years, we will have practical quantum computers, long the holy grail of computer scientists. Such computers may solve previously intractable problems in information technology. Quantum computers are already being “simulated” by Microsoft, meaning that some of their basic operations are being mimicked on plain old microprocessors and memory chips.
One of the most interesting things to come out of Microsoft’s (MSFT) transformation under CEO Satya Nadella is its investment in quantum computing. Wednesday I had a chance to catch up on those developments with two executives, Todd Holmdahl, the VP running the team, “Microsoft Quantum,” and Dr. Julie Love, the head of business development, who stopped by the Barron’s offices while in town for various meetings. “Five years from now, we will have a commercial quantum computer,” says Holmdahl.
Twitter’s (TWTR) 4Q17 marked a strong finish to 2017, with earnings that not only grew from the same period one year ago but also smashed consensus estimates. Twitter’s top-line growth actually accelerated from 1.0% YoY in 4Q16, and its revenues fell 4.0% YoY in 3Q17. Wall Street was expecting Twitter to report $686.1 million in revenues for 4Q17.
For the first time since going public in 2015, Twitter (TWTR) was able to turn a net profit on a GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) basis in 4Q17, marking a significant milestone for the company and lifting investors’ hope for a better future. The profit was a much-needed disruption of Twitter’s losing streak that characterized recent past quarterly reports amid weakness in its core advertising business. Twitter posted a net profit of $91 million in 4Q17, translating to EPS (earnings per share) of $0.12.
Intel's rivals and biggest customers are scrambling to dominate the augmented reality platform over the next few years.
In the 1990's, the U.S. only had one purported monopolist to worry about, Microsoft Corp. Now we have at least three, Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc.
D-Wave is setting out to raise hundreds of millions of dollars to bring quantum computing into the mainstream.
A recent survey by United Parcel Service (UPS) showed that a plurality of people begin their shopping journies on marketplaces such as Amazon.com (AMZN) and eBay (EBAY). Amazon alone accounted for 29% of online product searches in 2017, with its share rising from 27% in the prior year. Search engines such as Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google and Microsoft’s (MSFT) Bing accounted for just 15% of online product searches in 2017, unchanged from 2016.
A note from Goldman Sachs lists the 50 stocks that appear most often among the top 10 holdings of fundamentally driven hedge funds. Apple came in at 11.
RIB Software SE / Key word(s): Alliance/ForecastRIB Software SE has agreed with Microsoft on a strategic alliance to build the world's first vertical cloud platform 'MTWO' for the construction industry // Affection on EBITDA forecast for the financial years 2018 and 2019 respectively23-Feb-2018 / 12:58 CET/CESTDisclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ...
Ever wanted to get inside the heads of the world's top leaders? A test used by NASA has attempted to do just that.