13 October 2014

Google To Be World's First Trillion Dollar Company?

Google, not Apple, may be world’s first $1 trillion company | New York Post: "The analyst predicted Google would cross the 10-figure mark in market capitalization by 2020. Over the last five years, Apple has more than doubled — 274 percent vs. 115 percent — Google’s stock performance. “Google is positioned to be the first company on [a] US listed stock exchange to have a market capitalization exceed one trillion dollars,” BGC Capital analyst Colin Gillis wrote in a research note to clients on Friday...." (read more at link above)

The Great Knowledge Box Showdown: Google Now vs. Siri vs. Cortana"....Google Now has a clear lead in terms of the sheer volume of queries addressed, and more complete accuracy with its queries than either Siri or Cortana. All three parties will keep investing in this type of technology, but the cold hard facts are that Google is progressing the fastest on all fronts."

6 Reasons Carl Icahn Overvalues Apple By $700 Billion
Forbes
Carl Icahn has a reputation for using his big microphone to get technology companies whose businesses he doesn't understand to do something that ...


USA TODAY

Wolff: What next for Yahoo and Marissa Mayer?
USA TODAY
What will happen to Yahoo, really? And, as a both a subset and a wholly independent question, what will happen to Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's CEO, and ...


TechCrunch (blog)

Facebook's Anonymous App Could Kill Trolls With Secret Identity
TechCrunch (blog)
Wack-a-mole. That's what it's usually like fighting trolls, bullies, and spammers in anonymous communities. Ban them and they just start new accounts.


USA TODAY

What's new in Google Voice: MMS
USA TODAY
Q. How does this new Google Voice MMS support work, and why isn't Verizon ... Here are the limits to Google Voice MMS that his post didn't spell out ...


CNET

Apple's Oct. 16 event: Here's what we expect
CNET
New iPads and Macs, as well as an official launch of the OS X Yosemite computer operating system, should show up at Apple's event this week.


Techaeris

Apple Pay is coming to town
Fortune
There's no Starbucks in the small Western Massachusetts town where I live these days. No Whole Foods, either. No Bloomingdales, Macy's or Disney ...

Another Apple event and lots of earnings: 5 things to watch for this week
Fortune
Earnings season has arrived in full force. Expect a slew of earnings from big banks including Citigroup , Bank of America and Goldman Sachs.


Newsweek

Wary of Privacy Issues? Ditch Dropbox and Avoid Google, Says Edward Snowden
Newsweek
Ditch Dropbox and Avoid Google, Says Edward Snowden ... and to avoid using high-profile online services such as Facebook and Google, if they ... much of the technology the public needs hasn't been invented or popularized yet. ... Major cell phone providers, including Verizon, AT&T and Apple, can be ...


The Guardian

Google Glass v Apple Watch: in form against function, Apple edges it overGoogle
The Guardian
This came to mind as I considered the contrast between Google Glass and the AppleWatch. Here are two giants of the technology industry, with ...


San Jose Mercury News

Is Apple close to cracking the code for TV?
San Jose Mercury News
CUPERTINO -- Ever curious about what the next chapter holds for Apple, some ... A small but growing chorus of analysts and developers say Apple seems ... and Google andAmazon have entered the field with Chromecast and Fire ...


Sprint to shutter WiMAX network around Nov. 6, 2015 - FierceWireless"In April, Sprint said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it would "cease using WiMAX technology  by the end of 2015." As part of that effort, Sprint said it identified  approximately 6,000 "redundant sites that we expect to decommission and  terminate the underlying leases.""

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