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Biden butters up educators in Midtown on Teacher Union Day
Joe Biden played apple-polisher to more than 1,000 unionized teachers in Midtown on Sunday — promising them a “generous” raise if he gets elected to the White House. The Democratic presidential front-runner also worked the crowd at the United Federation of Teachers-sponsored Teacher Union Day event by expressing support for striking Chicago teachers and pledging…
Uptick in pre-Diwali sales compared to last year
Consumer electronics and cellphone retailers said sales in the last weekend before Diwali -- when business is supposed to peak -- has improved this year as compared to same period of last year, though the usual high peaks of Diwali are missing this year due to the economic situation. This weekend electronics and mobile phone retailers sold more of premium products such as premium refrigerators, washing machines and smartphones like the latest Apple iPhone indicating consumers are fulfilling the pent up demand of postponing purchases in the last quarter. Leading electronics retail chain Vijay Sales director Nilesh Gupta said this weekend sale was reasonably good even though the usual bouyant pick up before Diwali was missing. The retailer is one of the largest in Mumbai, New Delhi and Hyderabad. "We still grew by more than 7-8% which is much better unlike several other industries, but the overall pessimism in the market seems to have impacted the bouyancy. However, this is much better than last year," Gupta said.
Trading in your smartphone could be a 'ticking time bomb' for your personal data — here's how one expert says you can protect yourself
As phones become more expensive, trading in older models is one way for consumers to afford to buy new editions. But trading in old devices can be risky if any data is left behind. Russ Ernst, an executive at data sanitization company Blannco, called this a "ticking time bomb," and he has advice for avoiding disaster. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Consumers need more awareness about protecting their data. That's according to Russ Ernst, executive vice president of products and technology at Blannco, a company that specializes in data sanitization, or cleaning up sensitive information left on devices so that it can't be accessed by the next user. "It's a ticking time bomb," Ernst said about the phone trade-in industry in an interview with Business Insider. "I'm surprised we don't see more write-ups and articles. Eventually, someone's device will end up in the wrong hands." Read more: Colleges and universities are tracking potential applicants when they visit their websites, including how much time they spend on financial aid pages Smartphones contain texts, emails, bank accounts, and other sensitive information we might not even think about, like GPS data.
A Finnish Pension Giant Is Winning With Big Bets on Apple, AMD, and Nvidia Stock
Varma, Finland’s largest investor, bought more of the tech stocks in the third quarter, a move that has paid off so far in October. It also bought more Twitter stock, which has slumped.
Book explores crazy questions people asked the New York Public Library before Google
Long before there was Google, there was the New York Public Library. Since its founding in 1895, the institution has answered questions from curious patrons on a variety of life issues, from “What kind of apple did Eve eat?” to “How many neurotic people are there in the US?” to the wistful “In what occupations…
Lawmakers slam Apple for ‘censorship’ of apps at China’s Behest
The letter implied that Apple made the removal decisions to maintain its huge business in China and appease the government.
Facebook no more among top 10 best brands globally
SAN FRANCISCO: Hit by privacy scandals and year-round investigations, Facebook has lost its place among the world's 10 most valuable brands in global brand consultancy Interbrand's annual ranking of best top 100 brands.Facebook fell to the 14th spot. Two years back, the social networking giant was at the eighth spot in the list, billed as a "rapidly appreciating" brand.Apple led the top 100 best brands' list, followed by Google and Amazon. Microsoft was the fourth, Coca Cola fifth and Samsung came sixth on the list.The seventh spot was grabbed by Toyota, Mercedes was the eighth, McDonald's ninth and Disney was at the 10th spot.Pitching for breaking up Facebook, US-based software giant Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has called the social networking platform "new cigarettes" which are making kids addictive. Benioff said that the company must be held accountable now.Several US lawmakers like Senators Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have also been pitching to break up Facebook.Nearly 40 state attorneys general in the US have decided to join probe against Facebook's anti-competitive business practices.Facebook this year agreed to pay $5 billion as a settlement to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over privacy violations.According to a survey by independent research firm Ponemon Institute in 2018, users' confidence in Facebook plunged by 66 per cent after Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users.Only 28 per cent of Facebook users believed the company is committed to privacy, down from a high of 79 per cent."We found that people care deeply about their privacy and when there is a mega data breach, as in the case of Facebook, people will express their concern.
In House Antitrust Hearing, Lawmakers Focus on Harms to Privacy
Members of Congress questioned whether the power of Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon could hurt consumer privacy.
Apple: China Remains The Biggest Risk
The company has a Chinese business worth in the $45 billion range in FY19 partially at risk due to these trade tensions. The 2018 holiday results were crushed b
Apple surpasses Microsoft as the world’s most valuable company (AAPL, MSFT)
Apple passed Microsoft on a market capitalization basis on Friday to take back the crown as the world's most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at roughly $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft's $1.063 trillion valuation. Apple stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts anticipate iPhone 11 sales to surpass initial estimates . Meanwhile, Microsoft was among those hardest hit by a broad tech-sector sell-off. Watch Apple trade live here . Apple surpassed Microsoft in market capitalization on Friday morning to retake the throne as the world's most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at about $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft's $1.063 trillion market cap. Microsoft has held the market-value crown since April 25, when it beat estimates for quarterly earnings and breached the $1 trillion threshold for the first time. The Cupertino, California-based company's stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts predict better-than-expected iPhone 11 sales .
Is Apple credit card a good deal for consumers?
Is Apple credit card a good deal for consumers? Should you get it now?
Apple (AAPL) earnings: is there an upside for the stock?
Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares are trading at $219, up 3%. The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Thursday after the market close. What's driving Apple stock price? What's AAPL stock price forecast?
Box (BOX) stock: not-so-profitable growth
Box, Inc. (BOX) shares are trading at $26.05, prior to the earnings today. What should investors be aware of--and what will the market be watching out for in the upcoming earnings?
Fitbit (FIT) earnings preview: is the company turning around?
Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) is expected to report earnings on August 1 after market close. What are FIT earnings expectations? What news should investors be paying attention to?
Pandora Media (P) earnings preview: eyes on the AdsWizz acquisition
Pandora Media, Inc. (P) is expected to report earnings on July 31 after market close. What are P earnings expectations? What news will the market be watching out for?
Apple (AAPL) earnings preview: mid-teen revenue growth
Apple Inc. (AAPL) is expected to report earnings on July 30 before market open. What are APPL earnings expectations? What news will the market be watching out for?
QUALCOMM (QCOM) earnings preview: tepid revenue projections
QUALCOMM (QCOM) is expected to report earnings on July 25 after market close. What are QCOM earnings expectations? What news will the market be watching out for?
Energous (WATT) downgraded, but stock is up: why?
Just as ValuEngine downgraded Energous (WATT), investors related violently and bought the shares of this company. The stock price is up 6% in mid-day trading. What is driving this?
Alphabet (Google), Apple, Amazon or Facebook: who will win the race?
This past weekend we asked stocks investors on Twitter: which company among the tech giants (Alphabet, Apple, Amazon or Facebook) will outgrowth the competition? We got some pretty insightful responses from our Twitter audience and are sharing with you their growth predictions in this post.
Fitbit (FIT): Is The Stock Worth Investing In?
The Fitbit stock (NYSE: FIT) barely moved today. What is the stock price forecast for this company? And what are the things you should know about this stock?
Netflix (NFLX): Has The Stock Peaked?
The Netflix stock (NASDAQ: NFLX) spiked around 4% today in mid-day trading.The stock witnessed a 60% year-to-date increase. What is the stock price forecast?
Intel and Apple: What's Next?
Intel’s stock price witnessed a big decline yesterday after Bloomberg reported that Apple would not use Intel chips for its Mac computers. What's next for the Intel stock?
Microsoft (MSFT): How High Is The Sky?
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) declined 5% in today’s trading, to below $90 per share. What is the forecast (prediction) for the stock price?
FAANG Pullback Inevitable in 2018?
As you're entering 2018, you may be wondering which stocks that you own in your portfolio are bound for a 'correction' in 2018. Here is our take...