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  • Is Nokia a Silent Killer?

    By Jyoti Patodia - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, NOK

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK), the czar of cellphone industry a decade ago, is now struggling to find its way back to the top. They released their latest quarterly report which did not meet expectations. The result was quite visible, as the share price dipped around 13% following the results.

    The worse than expected results can be attributed to the decline in the sales of its entry-level phone, Asha, which fell 46 more »

  • Can Windows 8 Save Microsoft?

    By Jyoti Patodia - April 22, 2013 | Tickers: DELL, HPQ, MSFT

    Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has been making continuous efforts to continue its dominance in PCs through various innovations. The latest was the introduction of the Windows 8 Operating System, which has been available to users since October 2012. This was a ray of hope for most PC manufacturers, whose sales have witnessed a massive decline with the fast moving technology of smartphones and tablets.

    Windows 8 has significant amount of changes more »

  • Microsoft - Innovation to Destruction!

    By Jyoti Patodia - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: DELL, HPQ, MSFT

    Mircosoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has been making continuous efforts to continue its dominance in the PC Operating System market with various innovations. The latest has been the introduction of Windows 8 Operating System, which was available to users since October 2012. This has been the ray of hope for most of the PC manufacturers whose sale has seen a massive decline with the fast moving technology of Smartphones and Tablets.

    Windows more »

  • Nokia’s Move - Fire On All Cylinders

    By Jyoti Patodia - January 25, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, NOK

    When almost all the analysts had written off Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and said that they did not deserve to be in this war of smartphones, they came out with their best weapon yet: the Lumia 920 and 820. The Finnish-company had gone through tremendous turmoil, which resulted in the fall in their share price to as low as $1.64 in the last year. But the spirits of the company more »

  • Facebook’s Roller Coaster Ride

    By Jyoti Patodia - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: FB, GOOG, LNKD

    The year 2012 has been a bag of mixed surprises for Facebook (NASDAQ: FB). From its initial public offering at $38 in May 2012, it went all the way down to a mere $17.55, a decrease of almost 53 percent within a span of three months. And when almost everyone had given up on Facebook, they fought back and ended the year at around $27. The journey is quite more »

  • Can NETFLIX Survive This Streaming Battle?

    By Jyoti Patodia - November 23, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, GOOG, NFLX, OUTR

    From physically delivering DVDs to providing on-demand internet streaming media, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has moved a long way in the past few years since its inception in 1997. The company has gone through various ups and downs in the recent past. Despite the stiff competition from Google’s Youtube they have somehow managed to sail pass and are now looking as a very good prospect. Let us do a SWOT more »

  • Google's Day in Court

    By Jyoti Patodia - October 9, 2012 | Tickers: GOOG, VRNG

    Who would have imagined that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), the giant of search engines, might have to bend down on its knees and agree to the terms of Vringo (NASDAQ: VRNG). Vringo is basically a company providing software platforms for mobile video and social services like ringtones, Facetones, Video ReMix, etc. But now the company has been focusing predominantly on patent based mergers and filing lawsuits against some of the top more »

  • What a Perfect Rebound Strategy!

    By Jyoti Patodia - October 1, 2012 | Tickers: FB, GOOG, YHOO

    Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) is going through a rough patch of late. The shares are not showing any signs of improvement. The competitors like Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) are becoming stronger day by day.

    It all started during the late 2000 where the shares tumbled like a house of cards from around $110 (in and around January 2000) to a mere $4. They did gather a little momentum more »

  • FACEBOOK: Now a PAID Service

    By Jyoti Patodia - September 24, 2012 | Tickers: FB, GOOG, MSFT, YHOO

    Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has been a complimentary service for all merchants and businesses. Many of them have used this free service to perfection by launching different ad campaigns that reached out to the masses. But this service will not be free anymore as Facebook has announced that they will be charging them for service offerings on their site.

    We can say that Facebook offered a trial version to its merchants more »

  • Why is Apple Shying From a Split?

    By Jyoti Patodia - September 19, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, HPQ, MSFT

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) currently trading at around $690 - $700 has been in the news for many reasons. The release of iPhone 5 was something that everyone was looking forward to. The news did help boost the share price of Apple. Apple has outperformed the index by a huge margin with shares increasing at around 75 percent as compared to the index which increased only 23 percent.

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  • It’s Raining Tablets & Smartphones!!

    By Jyoti Patodia - September 17, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, NOK

    There was a time when a computing device that was slower than a calculator used be of mammoth size. Then gradually the computing device evolved. It started getting faster, meaner and smaller. This was the time when your computer could sit on a desk or on your lap. But then innovation didn't stop there. Technology evolved and today a computing device can rest on your palm or fit into more »

  • Why is Nokia Killing Itself?

    By Jyoti Patodia - September 13, 2012 | Tickers: GOOG, MSFT, NOK

    “Building A Relationship Takes Years But Destruction Takes Few Seconds.” It looks like Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) needs to take a lesson from this famous saying and understand that how badly it is playing with its age long reputation.

    How They are Managing to do so?

    Nokia recently revealed its flagship Windows 8 smartphone Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 in partnership with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). This is probably the more »

  • How is Amazon Preparing for the Big Battle?

    By Jyoti Patodia - September 8, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, AAPL, NFLX

    Amazon.Com (NASDAQ: AMZN)  is gearing up for the big battle to comeforth.  This is a battle v/s Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung. The smartphones provided by these companies have completely changed the game in the internet market. Amazon knows that the road ahead will not be so easy and thus is polishing its weapons as the days are passing  by.

    But the question is how?

    Epix, a more »