Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B) made a big investment in Apple Inc. (AAPL) near the end of 2017, according to financial reports filed this week.
The largest online advertising company in the world is taking a big step to block the most annoying and invasive ads. On Thursday, Alphabet Inc (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) subsidiary Google rolled out its latest update for Chrome internet browser, which will include a built-in ad blocker for the first time.
Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) will reportedly be joining Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Alphabet, Inc (GOOG, GOOGL) and Apple, Inc. (AAPL) in an increasingly crowded smart speaker market as soon as this summer. According to a new report by DigiTimes, industry experts say Facebook plans to launch its Aloha and Fiona smart speakers by July.
Subway and other restaurant stocks are struggling to maintain margins in the middle of an all-out pricing war, particularly among fast food stocks. This week, another Wall Street analyst says McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is on the winning side of the war.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has hired former Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol to be its new CEO, and investors are optimistic that Niccol could be the man to finally fix Chipotle. Chipotle stock was up 11.8 percent on Wednesday morning on hopes that Niccol can repeat the success he had while head of Taco Bell.
An effort by Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and others to disrupt the health care industry is beginning to take shape.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) investors may not have gotten the clarity they had hoped for at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, but they did get some important hints about Apple’s priorities in the year ahead.
Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UA, UAA) stock soared nearly 10 percent on Tuesday after the company cleared a very low fourth-quarter earnings bar. However, analysts say Under Armour still has a long way to go to prove the company is back on track.
The technology sector is off to a bumpy start to 2018, including e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN). Quarter after quarter, Amazon continues to put up impressive growth numbers. Despite concerns over the stock’s valuation, Amazon’s aggressive expansion, unique market positioning and ability to disrupt new industries have consistently propelled its stock to new highs. However,…
Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) hired a new chief information security officer to try to stop the public relations bleeding on Monday, the same day new documents revealed that its 2017 data breach was worse than the company initially disclosed.