Apps & Software


Apple Seizes Smartphone Share From Rivals

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android helped smartphone manufacturers to seize market share from Apple Inc. (NYSE: AAPL) for years. That trend has reversed, at least in the United States. Apple clawed back more ...
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Yelp Shares Halted: Buyer Search Suspended

Shares of Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) were halted for about five minutes at the end of the noon hour on Thursday pending news. The news, unfortunately, was not what investors ...
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Windows 10: It Is Free, but Is It Too Late?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Monday morning that the company will ship the next version of its Windows operating system, Windows 10, on Wednesday July 29. The software will be ...
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Google’s Game-Changing Announcement — and No, It’s Not Google Pay

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is about to wrap up its I/O developer conference, and the company announced a blizzard of new products and features on Thursday. The most prominent is ...
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Marketing Automation Is New High-Tech Buzz: 4 Software Stocks to Buy

Nothing stays new forever. There is always a new buzzword and technology that accompanies it. Among the newest is marketing automation, which refers to software platforms and technologies designed for ...
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What to Expect From Earnings Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results Wednesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.14 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Analyst Says Buy These 2 Software Stocks Immediately

You have to admire any Wall Street firm or analyst that makes a decisive call to action on a stock, from either a buy or sell standpoint. That is typically ...
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New SunTrust Analyst Starts 5 Top Software Stocks at Buy

The age of software in this country is changing, and changing rapidly. Investors used to think of large cap Silicon Valley giants Microsoft and Oracle as the go-to stocks for ...
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Meet the Most Positive View on Symantec of Them All

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) is looking to unlock more value in its plans to spin off its Veritas data-storage and recovery business, according to recent reports. The question remains of ...
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Jefferies Very Positive on Software Stocks Before Earnings

The outlook for software stocks may be the brightest for investors in years. A strengthening European government spending outlook, combined with an increase in U.S. government spending, is providing some ...
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Hackers Winning War for Online Security

One of the largest Internet security firms in the world -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) -- has issued a report that claims hackers have overwhelmed efforts to keep them from ...
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4 Cowen Video Gaming Stocks to Buy With Massive Upside Potential

Video games have come a long way since Pong hit the market years ago, and the evolution continues at a fast pace. With the industry going digital and mobile gaming ...
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Security Software Stocks Still Red Hot as Threats Increase

Needless to say, unless you live in a total vacuum, the constant stream of reported security breaches and hacking at everywhere from banks to retailers to the government seems like ...
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Apple iPhone Seizes Sales Lead in China — Kantar

CEO Tim Cook said Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) needed to do well in China to continue to rapidly expand worldwide iPhone sales, which reached 74.5 million in the most recent quarter. He got ...
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Global Wearables Market to Reach 126 Million

A rising tide that will lift all ships should help sales of the Apple Watch and an endless number of competitors. According to research firm IDC, the wearables market will ...
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