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PC Still Gaming Market is Double the Size of the Console Market

PC Still Gaming Market is Double Compared to Consoles

According to a recent report from Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the personal computer gaming market is currently worth around $21.5 billion, which is almost double compared to the console gaming market. It seems console gaming market leaders such as Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox, Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) PlayStation, and Nintendo’s (OTCMKTS:NTDOY) Wii have yet to lure enough gaming enthusiasts into their console platforms. ... Read More »

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Q3 Results: Beats EPS, But Misses Revenue Estimates

Apple Inc AAPL Q3 Results

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  reported its fiscal third-quarter results on Tuesday after the market closed. Shares of the iPhone maker fell 0.60% in after-hours trading as revenues fell short of consensus estimates. The tech giant reported profits of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per share, up 12% from $6.9 billion or $1.07 in the same quarter last year. For the three months ... Read More »

A Glimpse at the Era of Satya Nadella’s Microsoft

A Glimpse on the Era of Satya Nadella Microsoft

On July 10, Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) new Chief Executive Officer for the last five months, Satya Nadella, issued a rather long internal memo to employees outlining his vision about the future of the company. Although it was an internal memo, he posted it on the web so the rest of the world can get a hold of his vision for Microsoft, titled “Bold ... Read More »

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Asks Suppliers to Produce 80 Million Units of the iPhone 6

Produce 80 Million Units of the iPhone 6

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is gearing up for the biggest ever initial production run of the iPhone. Demand for large screen smartphones is growing rapidly across the world, and the tech giant’s upcoming iPhone 6 will have bigger screens. The iPhone 6 will arrive in September in two versions, 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. Given the huge anticipated demand, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has ... Read More »

Yahoo Acquired High Quality Video Streaming Service RayV

Yahoo Acquired High Quality Video Streaming Service RayV

Yahoo Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) announced earlier this month that it is acquiring the Israel based high quality video streaming platform RayV. RayV’s goal was to build a revolutionary video distribution platform for providing a better video experience to audiences over the internet. It also worked on creating an easy distribution process for content creators. RayV operated as an independent company for ... Read More »

Why Did Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shut Down Its Xbox Entertainment Studios?

Xbox Entertainment Studios

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)  last week announced that it would shut down its Xbox Entertainment Studios, which has been involved in several movie and TV productions. Why did the software giant abandon its original content video strategy? Well, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)  CEO Satya Nadella seems to have realized that the Xbox is a gaming device at its heart. And that’s the ... Read More »

Yahoo to Fall Behind Microsoft in the Global Digital Ad Market

Yahoo to Fall Behind Microsoft in the Global Digital Ad Market

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is about to take the third place in the global digital advertisement market in 2014 with its push to popularize Bing! and related web properties. Google will retain its market leadership with a 31.45 percent market share while Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)  will contest for the second and fourth place with a 7.79 percent and ... Read More »

Microsoft (MSFT) Wants to Build up Azure by Acquiring InMage

Microsoft Azure Acquiring InMage

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced it will acquire disaster recovery solution provider InMage in order to add site recovery features to Azure. Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise Marketing, Takeshi Numoto, wrote in a blog post on Friday that the acquisition of InMage will “accelerate our strategy to provide hybrid cloud business continuity solutions for any customer IT environment, be it ... Read More »

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) Q2 Profits Jump 19% On Strong China Growth

Yum Brands Inc YUM Q2 Profits Jump

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM) reported its fiscal second quarter results on Wednesday. The parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC said its business in China continues to improve. The company’s China sales were hit hard last year on a food safety scare and avian flu outbreak. China is Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM)’s biggest market, accounting for more than ... Read More »

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