Tag Archives: Intel

Financial Daily Dose 3.2.2020 | Top Story: Activist Elliott Mgmt Amasses Stake in Twitter and Takes Aim at CEO Jack Dorsey

BY: Michael D. Reif | March 2, 2020

Paul Singer and the Elliott Mgmt crew have a new target in their sights: Twitter’s founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey. Singer’s Elliott fund has amassed a “significant stake” in the company—perhaps as much as a billion—and is looking to throw its weight around, perhaps even starting at the top – NYTimes and Bloomberg and WSJ … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 1.7.2020 | Top Story: Facebook Ban of “Deepfakes”

BY: Juvian Hernandez | January 7, 2020

Facebook wages a war on misinformation. On Monday, Facebook announced it will start removing videos altered by artificial intelligence that are likely to mislead people into thinking that a subject of the video made statements they never actually stated. The policy will not apply to parody and satire. New York Times – Bloomberg and WSJ … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 7.23.2019 | Top Story: Apple to Buy Intel’s Smartphone Modem Chip Division

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 23, 2019

Apple is in “advanced talks” to snap up Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, a portfolio “of patents and staff valued at $1 billion or more.” The deal, should it close, would go far in prepping Apple for the arrival of next gen 5G wireless technology – WSJ and MarketWatch and Bloomberg With a cool billion from … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 6.26.2019 | Top Story: US Tech Firms Find Ways to Resume Sales to Huawei

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 26, 2019

Some U.S. tech firms are finding ways to get around the White House’s Huawei no fly zone, with Micron, Qualcomm, and Intel leading the way – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ Meanwhile, a more cautious Chinese consumer appears to be weakening President Xi’s hand as he prepares to talk trade with the U.S. on the … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 22, 2018

A couple of big-time SCOTUS opinions released yesterday will leave their mark on the financial world— First, the High Court found that internet retailers can be “required to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence,” overruling a 1992 decision that found the Constitution bars states from collecting sales taxes in states … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 29, 2018

With Davos 2018 in the rear view mirror, some analysts are pegging the “geopolitical momentum” as China’s to claim, thanks in no small part to its expansive and ongoing “Belt and Road” initiative – NYTimes Need more proof of China’s rising status? Intel apparently warned Chinese companies like Alibaba and Lenovo of its chip flaws … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 8, 2018

And, we’re off and running in 2018 . . . .  Welcome back. An overview of last Friday’s jobs report, which saw the US adding fewer jobs than expected but also tracked a welcomed increase in wages for the least-educated workers – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg The still-strong economy has helped drive the 10-year … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | March 14, 2017

Bill Ackman, not known for giving up easily, is finally throwing in the towel on Valeant (even after taking a board seat at the company) and cutting his losses after a failed “two-year bet that lost about $4 billion for his investors” – NYTimes and WSJ If you thought that news was tough for Ackman’s … Continue reading