Technology Stocks

US STOCKS-Nasdaq leads slide in U.S. futures as Intel's grim outlook drags chipmakers

  • January 27, 2023 03:06 AM PST | Reuters
 US STOCKS-Nasdaq leads slide in U.S. futures as Intel's grim outlook drags chipmakers

287 (For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window.) * Futures off: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.27%, Nasdaq 0.48% Jan 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures

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Intel Corp reports results for the quarter ended in December - Earnings Summary

Intel Corp reports results for the quarter ended in December - Earnings Summary

  • January 26, 2023 05:01 PM PST | Reuters

* Intel Corp reported quarterly adjusted earnings of 10 cents​​ per share for the quarter ended in December. The mean expectation of thirty one analysts for the quarter was for earnings of 20 cents

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Visa revenue growth slows more as tough economy sobers spending

Visa revenue growth slows more as tough economy sobers spending

  • January 26, 2023 04:08 PM PST | Reuters

(Recasts lede, adds CFO comment) By Mehnaz Yasmin Jan 26 (Reuters) - Visa Inc's revenue growth continued to wind back to pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter as the post-lockdown travel craze

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UPDATE 7-Intel 'stumbled,' CEO says; shares drop 9.5% as loss forecast

UPDATE 7-Intel 'stumbled,' CEO says; shares drop 9.5% as loss forecast

  • January 26, 2023 03:39 PM PST | Reuters

(Updates shares) By Jane Lanhee Lee and Chavi Mehta Jan 26 (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Thursday it expects to lose money in the current quarter, surprising investors with a bleaker-than-expected

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Bubblr Re-Appoints Founder Stephen Morris To Its Board Of Directors

Bubblr Re-Appoints Founder Stephen Morris To Its Board Of Directors

  • January 26, 2023 03:27 PM PST | Reuters

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Bubblr Inc: * BUBBLR RE-APPOINTS FOUNDER STEPHEN MORRIS TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Intel CEO: 'We stumbled' shares drop 9% as loss forecast

Intel CEO: 'We stumbled' shares drop 9% as loss forecast

  • January 26, 2023 03:25 PM PST | Reuters

By Jane Lanhee Lee and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Thursday it expects to lose money in the current quarter, surprising investors with a bleaker-than-expected outlook for both the PC

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UPDATE 6-Intel CEO: 'We stumbled' shares drop 9% as loss forecast

UPDATE 6-Intel CEO: 'We stumbled' shares drop 9% as loss forecast

  • January 26, 2023 03:21 PM PST | Reuters

(New throughout, adds CEO comments, updates share price) By Jane Lanhee Lee and Chavi Mehta Jan 26 (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Thursday it expects to lose money in the current quarter, surprising

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AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

  • January 26, 2023 03:18 PM PST | APNEWS

Colorado lawmakers unanimously voted to push forward a bill that would create a $2 million pilot program to use cameras and artificial intelligence technology to help identify fires before they burn out of control

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Activist Elliott to nominate directors at Salesforce -sources

Activist Elliott to nominate directors at Salesforce -sources

  • January 26, 2023 03:03 PM PST | Reuters

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Elliott Management Corp, the activist investment firm that recently made a multimillion-dollar investment in Salesforce, plans to nominate several

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Fico Announces Earnings Of $3.84 Per Share For Q1 Fiscal 2023

Fico Announces Earnings Of $3.84 Per Share For Q1 Fiscal 2023

  • January 26, 2023 02:49 PM PST | Reuters

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Fair Isaac Corp: * FICO ANNOUNCES EARNINGS OF $3.84 PER SHARE FOR FIRST QUARTER FISCAL 2023 * Q1 NON-GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.26 * Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.84 * Q1 REVENUE $345.0

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Match Group CEO Bernard Kim Names Executive Leadership Team

Match Group CEO Bernard Kim Names Executive Leadership Team

  • January 26, 2023 02:46 PM PST | Reuters

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Match Group Inc: * MATCH GROUP CEO BERNARD KIM NAMES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM * MATCH GROUP INC - GARY SWIDLER APPOINTED PRESIDENT IN ADDITION TO CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER * MATCH

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Frequently Asked Questions

The technology sector is comprised of various companies from software developers, telecommunication service providers, semiconductor manufacturers, etc. Some of the dominant and impressive names in the sector are: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB) Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Various investors have shown interest in the technology stocks, given the growth potential of the companies. From mobile devices, digital services, to high-end GPUs for gaming, crypto mining, technology is providing all the services that are now necessary for our daily life. Pros of technology stocks Various growing companies offer higher returns. Even though the risks cuts both ways, many fast-growing firms in the technology sector offer to boost returns in a low-interest-rate environment. Secondly, technology companies are continuously evolving. The companies are going through developments and innovations considering the requirements in the market and to stay ahead of their competitors. Meanwhile, technology companies hold a significant place in the indexes. For instance, over 20% of the S&P 500 index is comprised of technology companies and the performance of the sector somehow controls the overall performance of the indexes. Cons of technology stocks Most technology companies tend to pay minimal dividends, generally below 2%. The risks are also higher, meaning, various companies that have already experienced robust growth may decline in the coming days as the investors shift their focus towards other sectors or smaller companies.

There are many technology investors in the US. Some of the top investors and venture capitalists in the US among them include: Y Combinator 500 Startups Intel Capital Sequoia Capital Goldman Sachs Atlas Venture Salesforce Ventures Microsoft Techstars SV Angel

Various technology companies have made headlines in recent years. However, as per Nasdaq 100 Index, the top technology companies according to market capitalization are: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Apple is one of the world’s largest technology companies. Its products include smartphones, computers, software, etc. It is headquartered in Cupertino, California. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Microsoft is a leading technology company based in Redmond, Washington. It sells software, electronic goods, and other related products. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Alphabet Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and is the parent company of Google. It is a conglomerate technology firm with various business interests.