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Is Microsoft (MSFT) Stock a Better Investment Choice Than FAANG?

For a long time now, FAANG stocks have been the unofficial standard by which the S&P 500 is measured. FAANG which is an acronym for five of the biggest tech and internet companies – including Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet Inc., – were regarded by investors, traders and even analysts alike, as the stocks that account for a large percentage of the general returns gotten from the index.For the better part of 2018, FAANG pulled in amazing returns for investors...

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Apple (AAPL) Stock On The Verge Of A Crash As iPhone 11 Defect Appears

As far as the stock market is concerned, Apple (AAPL) has had a pretty great 2019 so far. Already Apple’s stock has surged more than 43% this year alone, easily crowning it as the best performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial average. Consequently, even though the Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has a larger market cap, Apple has so far performed better and also beat out other FAANG stocks including Amazon, Netflix, Facebook, and Google’s parent Alphabet.One of the major reasons ascribed to...

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Here’s How Much You’d Make If You Invested $1,000 in Google 10 Years Ago

Even though there might be more than a few worthy contenders, Google (GOOGL) is one of the world’s most popular companies and has been that way for many years. However, If we decide to narrow down the “qualifiers” to just tech or internet companies, then the number of contenders drastically drops, leaving Google somewhere in the first few. The tech giant with its hands in several cookie jars is also one of the world’s most successful companies.Google is currently into software and hardware...

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Sony PlayStation 5 Officially Launches ‘Holiday 2020’ with a New Controller

After long waiting, Sony Interactive Entertainment has finally officially confirmed that its upcoming next-generation console will indeed be called PlayStation 5 and will be ‘launching in time for Holiday 2020’.We have already reported of Microsoft and Sony that decided to merge in order to fight competition from Amazon and Google in the provision of cloud gaming services that are expected to take the gaming world by storm in the near future.Playstation never had imaginative names. Since the...

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Taboola and Outbrain to Merge Into a $2 Billion Company

Photo: Taboola / TwitterAdvertising company Taboola and its competitor, web advertising platform Outbrain announced they are merging, forming one company. Even though this is a mutual company, it will nevertheless be called Taboola, and Taboola’s founder Adam Singolda will act as its CEO.Taboola is said to pay Outbrain investors $250 million in cash plus a 30% share of the combined companies.The main goal is to widen its customer list that should now have more than 20.000 online properties...

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Amazon is Looking to Offer Its Cashierless Go Service to Hundreds of Retail Locations

Back in 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon announced its plans to establish a large chain of convenience stores in the United States. Called Amazon Go, the stores are mostly automated and run on computer vision, deep learning algorithms and sensor fusion without cashiers, allowing customers to grab items they need to from the store, and simply walk out.Since inception, Amazon has opened 16 Amazon Go stores with several of them in Washington, Illinois, California and New York and the company still...

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Amazon’s Hardware Event Comes with All the Right Updates and New Stuff

Photo: The Amazon blogAmazon yesterday unveiled quite a lot of new updates to the Echo and a few new addons as well. A few new commands to Alexa were also featured and the new option of having a celebrity voice came on as well.Amazon outdid themselves this time with more versions of Echo than you’d expect. Another interesting feature is the echo show which functions as more like a glowing orb which changes colors according to the beat of any music playing in the background. This among other...

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Stock Market Unaffected by Trump Impeachment as It Jumps to Possible U.S.-China Deal

As we reported on Wednesday, proceedings for an official impeachment enquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, was announced by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shocking the entire country and the world at large. When this news spread, a lot of people considered what possible effects the situation could have both for the U.S. Stock Market as well as the prolonged trade tensions with China. Now, it would seem that fears have been allayed a bit, as the stock market...

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The Most Interesting TRON Takeaways from Justin Sun’s Q4 Livestream

Tron founder Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) provided a community update on September 24 that detailed a number of important developments to the smart contract network. Livestreaming on both Periscope and YouTube, the creator declared that he had a number of major announcements that would have ramifications for the future of Tron. Among other things, he mentioned that the delivery of Tron’s sidechain scaling solution, dubbed Sun Network 1.0, would occur on September 25. The first word of Sun...

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Amazon Set to Introduce New Alexa-Powered Earbuds

Global retail giant Amazon (AMZN) had indicated its plans to improve its audio range of devices with a few moves which will see it be at par with the product lines of major competitors. For start, the retail giant plans to introduce earbuds which will be powered by virtual voice assistant Alexa.Codenamed “Puget” the earbuds will have an inbuilt accelerometer for motion detection, pace speed and the approximate amount of calories burned during a run.Separately, Amazon is expected to also to...

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