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As tech rallies on, market watchers say Netflix and Micron are the two names to buy

Amid the recent market turmoil, one group of stocks has managed to stay above the fray: tech. And there are some specific names in the space market watchers are eyeing for a big breakout. Miller Tabak equity strategist Matt Maley pointed out that the tech-stock tracking ETF (XLK) has recouped all of its losses in the last month, but warned ... Read More »

Forrester forecasts 5 percent growth in global tech market over the next two years

Forrester projects that the global tech market for business and government purchases of technology goods, software, and services will grow by around 5 percent in 2018 and 2019(subscription required) measured in constant currencies. Measured in US dollars, tech market growth will be stronger in 2018 at 6 percent due to a slightly weaker US dollar, then slow to 4.6 percent growth ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »

Google Deletes Android Backup Data If You Don’t Use Device for Two Months

HIGHLIGHTS Google reportedly doesn’t proactively inform users about deleting data Users who are paying for Google Drive can’t recover data once deleted Android allows users to backup app and settings data If you have a habit of switching your daily driver from Android frequently, we have news for you. As it turns out, Google deletes the Android backup data for users if ... Read More »

A Stock to Ride Two Hot Tech Trends

Take two of the hottest themes in the market, electric vehicles and new iPhones, and both lead you to a Korean tech company: Samsung SDI . The $11 billion company, 20% owned by Samsung Electronics , makes most of its revenue from batteries, yet the biggest profit driver in the next few years will come from something else, smartphone screens. ... Read More »

Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades

Brazilian cities went into partial shutdown on Friday as the country observed its first general strike in more than two decades. Millions of workers, including public transport staff, bankers and teachers, have been urged to take part by trade unions and social groups. Protesters are taking a stand against the president’s proposed pension reforms. President Michel Temer says the changes ... Read More »

Court halts two Arkansas executions

The top court in Arkansas has halted two executions that were due to start a series of seven in 11 days. The state’s Supreme Court acted hours before convicted murderers Don Davis and Bruce Ward were due to die, but the Davis decision could yet be reversed. Their lawyers had argued they were mentally unfit to face execution and were ... Read More »

LG Provides Two New Standalone Screens for the MacBook Pro

The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) event recently announced updates to the MacBook Pro, but there wasn’t a new standalone display. For this, Apple has decided to go with LG (KRX:066570) and a pair of premium 4K and 5K high-resolution displays. A Look at the New UltraFine MacBook Pro Displays The LG UltraFine 27-inch 5K monitor, and the LG UltraFine 21.5-inch 4K monitor ... Read More »

Tony Evers faces two challengers for Wisconsin’s top education post

(Photo: Photos submitted by candidates) 128CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 11COMMENTEMAILMORE Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is seeking a third term as Wisconsin’s top education official, facing off against two challengers in what has become a quasi-partisan battle over the direction of education policy in the state. Lowell Holtz and John Humphries, who like Evers are both longtime educators, are school choice advocates and ... Read More »