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  • Dream Technology… Coming Soon!

    By Shine Kaippilly - February 6, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT

    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams - Eleanor Roosevelt 

    These are the days of intense competition and the technology space thrives on innovation. Change is the only thing constant and even giants who fail to keep up with the changing technology would see their downfall.

    Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has been nurturing innovation for years. We all know that the employees at Googleplex spend around more »

  • Blackberry: Optimism Is In the Air

    By Shine Kaippilly - November 30, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, BBRY, GOOG

    Research in Motion (NASDAQ: BBRY), the developer of the Blackberry smartphones and tablets, has been brutally criticized for its lack of innovation and its inability to launch a new device. Blackberry phones were considered best in class only a few years ago. The corporate aces boasted about their Blackberries and tried to show off their mobile everywhere they went. They were even called the Blackberry boys. But then there was more »

  • Dish and Google May Have a Wireless Affair!

    By Shine Kaippilly - November 16, 2012 | Tickers: T, DISH, GOOG, VZ

    In the past, food, shelter and clothing were considered to be the basic necessities for the survival of a human being. There were days when people were happy and content with these three things in life. But times have changed. Now we have more to add to the list of the so-called "basic necessities."

    Nowadays, internet and mobile phone are the two things without which survival has become difficult. But more »

  • Beware the Dark Side of Google!

    By Shine Kaippilly - October 19, 2012 | Tickers: GOOG, YHOO, YELP

    Every time you access the internet, knowingly or unknowingly, you end up searching something or the other on the World Wide Web. These include web pages, images, information, reviews, local search, etc. There are no points for guessing who the largest service provider for Web Search is. Google Search has not only been the most widely used search engine but has also been the Home Page for the majority of more »

  • How to Profit While Traders Flee HP’s Stock!

    By Shine Kaippilly - October 15, 2012 | Tickers: HPQ, IBM, XRX

    Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) is trying to make a comeback. HP is developing a series of new hardware devices which include tablets, laptops and printing solutions. However these new babies are still a few months away from hitting the market.

    As for the current situation, HP is more or less in a soup. The PC business has been falling and the competition is getting tougher. Gartner says that the Worldwide PC more »

  • Google to Take Down Facebook!

    By Shine Kaippilly - September 23, 2012 | Tickers: AOL, FB, GOOG, MSFT, YHOO

    The digital advertisement business in the US is big and it is estimated that marketers will spend around $37.31 billion in 2012. According to eMarketer’s prediction digital ad spending will rise around 16.6%.

    Some of the big names we can associate with online advertisements include Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and AOL (NYSE: AOL). Together these companies are expected to more »

  • Facebook’s Next Big Move is on its Way!

    By Shine Kaippilly - September 18, 2012 | Tickers: FB, GOOG, MSFT, YHOO

    Every time you start your web browser which is the first URL that hits the address bar? Which is the most active app on your smartphone? Which is your favorite home page tab?

    According to a survey conducted by Alexa, the web information company, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) ranks first in the Top 100 most visited websites in the world. Google is an American multinational Internet and Software Corporation specialized in more »

  • Intel Grieves over Losing Business

    By Shine Kaippilly - September 14, 2012 | Tickers: ARMH, INTC, MSFT, NVDA

    The slumping personal computer business and the frail economy are hitting the world’s largest chip-maker’s sales. Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is expecting a 7% decline in the third quarter, with revenue of $13.2 billion as compared to same time last year when Intel's revenue totaled $14.2 billion.

    Intel’s management had forecasted that the third-quarter revenue would range between $13.8 billion to $14.8 billion more »

  • Will Facebook Die a Slow and Painful Death?

    By Shine Kaippilly - September 3, 2012 | Tickers: FB, GOOG

    Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), the most beloved social networking website, touches around 955 million lives. Tracking our crushes to stalking our exes, bugging a friend to poking a stranger, fixing a date to spreading of grapevine all are in full swing now, thanks to Facebook. The social networking behemoth had been relishing its fame and basking in its glory for a very long time.

    Facebook's initial public offering and its more »

  • Google’s Moto to be Leaner and Meaner

    By Shine Kaippilly - August 15, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, BBRY, GOOG, MSFT

    Being in Red, with a figure of $233 million, for the first six weeks under Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Motorola Mobility is to be reinvented by the search engine behemoth. Moto’s phone business has been unprofitable for 14 of the last 16 quarters. To begin with the reinvention, Google has decided to lay off 20 percent of the workforce of Motorola Mobility and shut down a third of its 94 more »

  • Apple’s iOS Peek-a-Boo!!

    By Shine Kaippilly - August 14, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) claims that the new iOS 6 will take your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in entirely new directions. Apple released the beta version of the much awaited iOS 6 on the 6th of August 2012. With this the OS developers have moved one step closer to the grand launch. 

    So what can we expect from iOS this fall?

    There have been some major enhancements to the more »

  • Microsoft with a New Outlook

    By Shine Kaippilly - August 4, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, YHOO

    Back in July 1996, when two young men, Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith, launched one of the first web-based email services, they never expected it to grow so big that it would be acquired by the software giant Microsoft. But then, it happened!!

    HoTMaiL was acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in 1997 for an estimated $400 million and was rechristened MSN Hotmail. Hotmail soon grew popular and the user base more »

  • Apple: The Hare of this generation

    By Shine Kaippilly - August 3, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT

    When I laid my eyes on the Appcelerator/IDC Q2 2012 Mobile Developers Report the first thing that came to my mind was the story of the Hare and the Tortoise -- "Slow and steady wins the race." But now the times have changed and the world is moving at supersonic pace. If you can’t catch up, you are left behind and that’s it… Simple!!

    3,632 Appcelerator Titanium more »

  • Apple Takes it to the Next Level...

    By Shine Kaippilly - July 30, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, BBRY, HPQ

    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” – Benjamin Franklin said this and Apple takes it very seriously. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)  is all set to take the multinational patent battle with Samsung  to the next level. The strategy is quite simple ‘Do not let a powerful weapon fall into enemy hands.’ Many think that Apple’s patented and yet unreleased iWallet and iTravel mobile apps that rely on NFC more »