Tech Titans: Performance Of Google Vs Apple Vs Microsoft

There was a time in 2012 when people were betting on Apple (AAPL) stock to reach $1000 before Google (GOOG). Since then Apple is down from it’s over $700 peak while Google is making new highs over $1000. In the mean while, Microsoft (MSFT) stock is up about 40% in one year while Apple is essentially flat….

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My Thoughts On Pandora

Over the last few days, I’ve worked on analyzing Pandora as an investment. See my thoughts here: When And What Would It Take For Pandora To Be Profitable + Earnings Expectations – I attempt to predict when Pandora will be profitable and what it can do to be profitable. An Analysis Of Pandora Before Earnings – I…

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Rethinking Apple and Amazon – All About The Cash

This article also appeared on The Motley Fool. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) could not be more different in their corporate philosophies regarding profits and cash. Amazon spends almost every dime it earns, keeping the net profit down as close to zero as possible. Apple, on the other hand, keeps most of it…

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Analyzing Apple’s Guidance

This article also appeared at The Motley Fool. In Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Investor Conference Call, CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer talked about the company’s new method of issuing guidance. This is what their release said: Apple is providing the following guidance for its fiscal 2013 second quarter: • revenue between $41 billion and…

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The Game of Predicting Apple’s Earnings

This article also appeared at The Motley Fool Every quarter there are hundreds if not thousands of articles and posts from amateurs and professionals alike predicting Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Earnings. Most of them are based on attempting to estimate how many iPhones, iPads, Macs, etc. Apple sells, and in the process attempting to predict component…

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Investing in the Future of Mobile Devices Part 1 – Hardware

This article also appears at The Motley Fool. However, device makers are not the only beneficiaries of the ongoing smartphone and tablet boom. The companies that make the phone and tablet innards are worth looking at, and I’ve dug up the gems for you. Currently most mobile devices use processors based on technology licensed from ARM…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Google

This is a part of a series of articles that covers the biggest names in technology from a dual perspective of an advanced consumer and an investor. So far I have covered Microsoft, Apple and Amazon. Next up is Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). This article also appears at The Motley Fool. In my coverage of Amazon…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Microsoft

This is part of my series on Tech Stocks. So far I’ve covered Amazon and Apple. Next on the list – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). This article is also available at The Motley Fool. Windows 8 has generally been positively reviewed on touchscreen devices (Windows Phones and the Surface Tablet). The new breed of Windows Phone…

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A Techie’s Guide to the Future of Tech Stocks: Amazon

See my Apple coverage here. This article is also available at The Motley Fool. There are very few companies that are as universally loved as Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) by both consumers and investors. The consumer love is much deserved – getting amongst the best, if not the best prices on everything you can think of…

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