Technology

Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Cybersecurity Stocks

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Short Sellers Still Wary of Price Rises in 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest during the two-week period ending June 15 rose on just one of four 3D printing stocks we follow. As of that date, the four stocks had posted year-to-date ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Major Semiconductors

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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Short Interest in Apple Falls Over 7 Million Shares

Ahead of earnings, and the release of the iPhone 8, the short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) fell 7.7 million shares to 55.5 million for the period that ended ...
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Internet Crime Cost Americans $1.3 Billion in 2016

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last week issued its 2016 Internet Crime Report based on data from the Bureau's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). The center logged nearly ...
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How Analysts View Oracle After Earnings

When Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported its most recent quarterly results this past week, it absolutely shocked analysts and investors alike. Its shares hit an all-time high and closed out ...
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Can This Buyout Save Synchronoss?

Shares of Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) jumped on Friday after the firm reported that it has received a buyout offer. This may look good on the surface but shares ...
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1.5 Billion People Visit YouTube Every Month, Company Says

There are now 1.5 billion logged-in users on YouTube every month, according to the video-sharing site. The announcement was made Thursday by Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki during her presentation ...
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BlackBerry Backs Off Multiyear Highs After Earnings

When BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the company posted $0.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and $235 million in ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Oracle’s Biggest Bull

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed and shares hit a new all-time high. Most analysts chased the stock after reading the report, ...
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Analysts Add to Oracle Earnings Hype

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) released its most recent quarterly earnings report after the markets closed on Wednesday. Following these fiscal fourth-quarter results, shares hit a new all-time high early on ...
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Stifel Raises Ratings and Price Targets on 4 Red-Hot Tech Momentum Plays

If any sector has given investors whiplash over the past month it’s technology, and with good reason. Many stocks in the sector are overbought, and many portfolio managers are overweight, ...
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2017 Data Breaches Nearly 30% Higher Than 2016’s Record Pace

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there have been 758 data breaches recorded this year through June 20 and that more nearly 12 million ...
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Vencore Files for IPO

Vencore Holding has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, but ...
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Oracle Wins Big in Q4

Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.89 in earnings per share (EPS) and $10.94 billion in revenue, ...
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