Tech Titans: Performance Of Google Vs Apple Vs Microsoft

There was a time in 2012 when people were betting on Apple (AAPL) stock to reach $1000 before Google (GOOG). Since then Apple is down from it’s over $700 peak while Google is making new highs over $1000. In the mean while, Microsoft (MSFT) stock is up about 40% in one year while Apple is essentially flat….

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Analyzing Apple’s Guidance

This article also appeared at The Motley Fool. In Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Investor Conference Call, CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer talked about the company’s new method of issuing guidance. This is what their release said: Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2013 second quarter: • revenue between $41 billion and…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Google

This is a part of a series of articles that covers the biggest names in technology from a dual perspective of an advanced consumer and an investor. So far I have covered Microsoft, Apple and Amazon. Next up is Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). This article also appears at The Motley Fool. In my coverage of Amazon…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Microsoft

This is part of my series on Tech Stocks. So far I’ve covered Amazon and Apple. Next on the list – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). This article is also available at The Motley Fool. Windows 8 has generally been positively reviewed on touchscreen devices (Windows Phones and the Surface Tablet). The new breed of Windows Phone…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Amazon

See my Apple coverage here. This article is also available at The Motley Fool. There are very few companies that are as universally loved as Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) by both consumers and investors. The consumer love is much deserved – getting amongst the best, if not the best prices on everything you can think of…

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A Techie’s Guide To The Future Of Tech Stocks: Apple

As a developer who constantly works with technology, I follow all the happenings in the tech world, especially the mobile world. I also follow the major players’ stocks and I look at them from the perspective of both an advanced user who often needs to support these devices and an investor. With this series of…

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Google – China = Baidu++

Google (GOOG) announced yesterday that they may shut down their Chinese operations completely and the feeling amongst analysts is that this is more likely than not to happen. The Chinese search engine market is dominated by Baidu (BIDU) with Google a distant second. The announcement has caused Google’s stock to drop and Baidu’s stock to…

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Year of the Tech Stock?

The Nasdaq is up almost 50% this year while the Dow is up almost 20%. Tech stocks are reporting stellar earnings with Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Google amongst others all beating estimates. If the trend continues, 2009 will really be the year of the tech stock. And it isn’t even really that much of a…

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