Apple Breach DISPUTED by FBI and 4 Sizzling Stocks in Action
Intel (NASDAQ:INTC): Microsoft and Intel dominance could face serious erosion throughout the next few years in the era of the tablet and smartphone, according to market researcher IHS iSuppli. The Microsoft-Intel “Wintel” alliance could be harmed by the rise of the “new computer market,” which is a category made up of PCs, smartphones, and media tablet segments, Craig Stice, who is an analyst at iSuppli, stated in a research note today. Waning Wintel influence is a common idea with analysts currently, as PC growth flattens and the popularity of PC proxies, like the iPad, surge.
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Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM): Lexus (NYSE:TM), which did not make it as the top-selling luxury auto brand in the U.S. last year, increased sales 34 percent during August to beat Mercedes-Benz (DDAIF) and BMW for the first time since December 2010, Bloomberg reports. Shares of Toyota Motor Corporation are trading 0.24% lower today.
Nokia (NYSE:NOK) prepares to launch a new series of devices that will run Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) new Windows 8 software. CEO Stephen Elop sends this message:” We have clearly put our best efforts, our best engineering, best innovation and intellectual property into these products.” He is betting the company will have the ability again to produce products which had once made it the dominant handset maker in the world.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On Tuesday, the FBI disputed a computer hacker group’s claim that personal identification data on millions of Apple device owners were stolen by them from an FBI agent’s laptop. FBI officials stated that the bureau never asked for and never possessed the database that the group, calling itself AntiSec, is posting on a website. Shares of Apple Inc. are trading 0.05% lower today.
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