99.25 -1.61 (-1.60%)
Pre-market: 4:01AM EDT
|Bid||51.00 x 800|
|Ask||99.95 x 2200|
|Day's range||99.42 - 101.11|
|52-week range||68.02 - 102.69|
|PE ratio (TTM)||68.19|
|Earnings date||19 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.68 (1.68%)|
|1y target est||111.06|
Jun.18 -- Google is trying to break in to the medical field and it might be able to with its new AI technology. By analyzing medical records, the company is able to predict outcomes such as the duration of your hospital stay and even your odds of dying. Bloomberg's Mark Bergen has more on "What'd You Miss?"
After Google, now it is Microsoft that is facing heat for working with the US government over controversial projects.
Airbnb Inc. became one of the most high-profile technology companies to publicly condemn the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from parents accused of illegally crossing the U.S. border. In a joint statement, founders Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia described immigration officials’ practices as “heartless, cruel, immoral” and counter to American values. Over the weekend, several lawmakers, human rights organizations and celebrities slammed the White House for separating migrant families with children at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Some people became angry about Microsoft's cloud collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Microsoft said that an employee did it and that it was a mistake. The company said it urges Congress to make law that stops the government from separating immigrant children from their parents.
Earlier in the series, we discussed Oracle’s (ORCL) position in the IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) and PaaS (platform-as-a-service) spaces and compared its market share, revenue, and growth rate to those of its peers. Oracle’s PaaS and IaaS cloud offerings revenue, despite being at a smaller base of ~$416 million, has grown less than the revenues of top players such as Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), and Google (GOOG). While Google has reported growth of 120%, Microsoft’s cloud offerings have grown 98% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
Microsoft Corp. scrubbed an online reference to its work for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as the agency faces criticism for its role in separating families at the U.S.-Mexican border. On Jan. 24, Tom Keane, a Microsoft executive, wrote a blog post about new contracts with the U.S. Air Force and ICE for the company’s Azure cloud-computing service. On Monday, Bloomberg News asked Microsoft about the work, and the removal of that section of the blog.
When I interviewed Tyler “Ninja” Blevins back in March, he noted that of all his revenue streams, he had no personal sponsors, and was making money just from his Fortnite play on Twitch and YouTube alone. The latest is gaming fixture Red Bull, which has partnered with Ninja for a new “Rise Till Dawn” event in Chicago that was announced on his stream yesterday. The event will have players heading to Willis (Sears) Tower in Chicago (Ninja lives somewhere outside the city) to take on the man himself in an effort to win a $2,250 first prize in a duos competition.
Microsoft Corp. announced Monday that it has acquired Flipgrid Inc., a "social learning" platform that counts more than 20 million educators as users. Microsoft plans to make Flipgrid free for ...
What to do if your kids are addicted to video games/iStockPhotoInternational health officials are set to classify excessive video-game playing as a mental health disorder. International health officials have classified excessive video-game playing as a mental health disorder — and parents who gave out games as gifts this year may want to take note. On Monday, the World Health Organization added “gaming disorder” to its International Classification of Diseases.
Of the 37 analysts tracking Oracle (ORCL) stock on June 6, 19 (51%) recommended “buy,” two rated it as “overweight,” 15 recommended “hold,” and one recommended “sell,” as shown in the graph below. Analysts’ average target price for VMware was $55.08 on June 6, and the stock’s closing price was $47.75. Oracle has returned 5.2% in the last year, 4.2% in the last month, and 1.7% in the last week, whereas peers Microsoft (MSFT) and IBM (IBM) have returned 3.1% and 1.6%, respectively, in the last week.
What if Destiny 1 could make its way into Destiny 2? What could the game benefit by not recycling per se, but at least adding and acknowledging old content?
On June 12, Accenture’s (ACN) market cap stood at $104.7 billion. Likewise, the market caps of other IT players Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Oracle (ORCL) came in at $776.4 billion, $134.8 billion, and $197.8 billion, respectively. Other valuation metric comparison
Microsoft will give subscribers refunds. Flipgrid integrates with numerous Microsoft products. Microsoft MSFT has acquired Flipgrid , an education start-up with an app that lets students record and share videos on specific topics with their classmates.
According to a CNBC report citing confidential sources, Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google had expressed interest in buying GitHub and was engaging in talks. Microsoft agreed to buy GitHub for $7.5 billion, an amount that sources said represented 25 times GitHub’s annual revenues.
On June 6, Oracle’s (ORCL) market capitalization was $194.9 billion, whereas Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Accenture (ACN), had market caps of $787.5 billion, $132.8 billion, and $104.6 billion, respectively, as shown in the graph below. Oracle was trading at a forward EV1-to-EBITDA multiple of ~9.9x on June 6, while Microsoft, IBM, and Accenture had forward EV-to-EBITDA multiples of ~16.3x, ~8.8x, and, ~15.3x, respectively. Oracle was trading at a forward PE multiple of ~19.2x, while Microsoft, IBM, and Accenture had forward PE multiples of ~28.5x, ~12.2x, and ~27.6x, respectively.
Benevolent hackers found a smart way around Windows 10's Cortana voice assistant. Microsoft last week issued a patch to Windows 10 machines for a vulnerability that allowed hackers to use Cortana voice commands to sneak past the operating system's lock screen protections. In videos put together for Forbes, Israeli researchers from the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology showed what was possible, whether it was executing a program or viewing a private document (such as a list of passwords) from behind the lockscreen, proving just how problematic Microsoft’s Cortana can be.
When Microsoft makes changes to Office, the company hopes it isn’t turning its Stradivarius into a banjo. While Google, Dropbox and others have built modern, collaborative, web- and mobile-friendly productivity tools, Microsoft has been stuck in old ideas. Microsoft appears terrified of changing anything and angering anyone.
It’s official, the rocket stored in the villain base will be launched next week in Fortnite. The moment has been broadcast in loading screens (The Visitor blockbuster skin is shown firing it up), teased in the game (a countdown timer shown on TVs ends Tuesday), and extracted from data files in the game (showing launch sequence text). Fortnite has mostly shied away from map interaction other than small things like the “raise the disco ball” challenge, but this would be something completely new.
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Facebook has announced the global rollout of a new policy that will now let users file a complaint about businesses they’ve had a problem with if they bought something after clicking on one of their ads. If enough people complain about a business, it could lead Facebook to ban the company from running ads.
According to reports, WhatsApp is working with Microsoft to develop a proper Windows app. While the current WhatsApp for Windows Phone is updated regularly and works fine, it isn't a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app and can't run across all Windows 10 platforms. It is based on Silverlight, which is an old 2014 technology, and is not supported by all Windows devices used today.
China's self-driving car efforts are ramping up at an incredible pace. Here's how the vehicles will eventually take to the country's roads.