Tag Archives: Drops

Tech pulls market lower | Bitcoin drops 15% | Target tumbles on earnings

U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, likely extending Monday’s sharp losses at the open. The Dow and S&P 500 are at their lowest points of November, and the Nasdaq’s Monday close was its lowest in nearly seven months. (CNBC) * Cramer: The sell-off can’t end until these 10 problems are fixed (CNBC) * Once popular tech stocks like Facebook ... Read More »

Tech pulls market lower | Bitcoin drops 15% | Target tumbles on earnings

U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, likely extending Monday’s sharp losses at the open. The Dow and S&P 500 are at their lowest points of November, and the Nasdaq’s Monday close was its lowest in nearly seven months. (CNBC) * Cramer: The sell-off can’t end until these 10 problems are fixed (CNBC) * Once popular tech stocks like Facebook ... Read More »

Broadcom Officially Drops Qualcomm Bid After Trump Decision

HIGHLIGHTS Trump blocked company’s ambitions over national security fears Broadcom said that it was disappointed with Trump’s decision It still plans to move its headquarters to the United States Broadcom is officially withdrawing its $117 billion (roughly Rs. 7.6 lakh crores) bid to buy US chipmaker Qualcomm, two days after President Donald Trump blocked the Singapore company’s ambitions over national security fears. Wednesday’s move is ... Read More »

Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

The downward trend continues for the worldwide PC market in the second quarter of 2017. According to the latest data from Gartner, global PC shipments totaled 61.1 million for the said period, representing a 4.3 percent decline from the same quarter last year. Worldwide PC Shipments Spiral Downward The figure also represents the lowest single quarter of PC shipments since 2007. On ... Read More »

House Committee Considers Education Spending Bill That Trims Trump’s Cuts, Drops Funding for Private Choice

House lawmakers are set to consider an education budget that makes some cuts to the Education Department, though much smaller than what the Trump administration put forth, and does not include sweeping funding the president wanted for new private school choice programs. President Trump had proposed cutting the agency’s overall budget by about $9 billion and adding $1 billion in ... Read More »

Microsoft Drops Price of Surface Pro Tablets, Too

If your business is looking for a powerful tablet but unable to budget for a high end price, there’s more good news from Microsoft. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant has decided to cut the price on its Surface Pro tablet by $100 after a similar price cut on the Surface RT announced last month. The price reduction for U.S. customers ... Read More »

Google Drops Cast Branding and Replaces It With Chromecast Built-In

HIGHLIGHTS Official switch from branding will reportedly be done in 2017 Google earlier renamed its Google Cast app to Google Home Technology helps users to stream content to television or speakers Google has been becoming increasingly serious about the branding on its products to help users identify its technology with ease. The company earlier renamed its Google Cast app to ... Read More »

Google Drops Cast Branding and Replaces It With Chromecast Built-In

HIGHLIGHTS Official switch from branding will reportedly be done in 2017 Google earlier renamed its Google Cast app to Google Home Technology helps users to stream content to television or speakers Google has been becoming increasingly serious about the branding on its products to help users identify its technology with ease. The company earlier renamed its Google Cast app to ... Read More »

IS Twitter Propaganda Traffic Drops, Says US

The Islamic State group’s Twitter traffic has plunged 45 percent in the past two years, the Obama administration says, as the US and its allies have countered messages of jihadi glorification with a flood of online images and statements about suffering and enslavement at the hands of the extremist organization. Among the images: A teddy bear with Arabic writing and ... Read More »