Science


Posts filtered by tags: Bloomberg[x]


 

Tencent Sees the Best Run-up Prior to Earnings Release in Years

The most valuable stock in Asia has added 3.2 percent in the past week, the best run-up prior to any release since its 2017 first-quarter update, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The Chinese Internet giant, which is only just recovering from one of its darkest periods, will report results after Thursday’s close of trading in Hong Kong. The bank has a buy rating on Tencent and a price target that implies a 12 percent rally in the next year.
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Science, Bloomberg, Tencent


U.K. Video Game Companies Shooting the Lights Out in 2019

Team17 Group Plc reported an almost 50 percent year-on-year growth in revenue Tuesday, and is now targeting potential acquisitions. “We’re in a very exciting industry, and it’s no secret growth in the games industry is phenomenal,” Team17 Chief Executive Officer Debbie Bestwick said in an interview, adding that retail “was a tough world” and digital distribution has been the major beneficial disruptor. Shares of Wakefield-based Team17 have risen about 44 percent since May, and of the five anal...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Wakefield, Debbie Bestwick, Team17 Group Plc


Former Billionaire Races to Raise $80 Million and Avoid Jail

The tycoon’s heavily indebted telecom business had promised to pay the local unit of Ericsson AB about 5.5 billion rupees ($80 million) for past maintenance services. If the payment isn’t resolved by end-Tuesday, Ambani, 59, risks a three-month jail term. Ambani’s net worth has shrunk to about $300 million from at least $55 billion in 2008, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, as his telecom to power and infrastructure ventures struggle to deal with debt by selling assets and fending off c...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Ericsson AB, Ambani


Failing to warn about teen cancer risk from vaping is 'unforgivable' - says surgeon

Failing to warn teenagers about cancer risks from vaping is “unforgivable”, a leading surgeon has said as he calls on ministers to introduce child-specific guidance on the dangers of e-cigarettes. Professor Kefah Mokbel, chief breast cancer surgeon at the London Breast Institute, said current Government advice is leading youngsters into believing e-cigarettes are safe. Public Health England states that e-cigarettes are estimated to be 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco. However, in his letter...
Tags: Science, London, US, Bloomberg, Public Health England, Daily Telegraph, Juul, Matt Hancock, Health and Education, Hazel Cheeseman, Mokbel, Kefah Mokbel, London Breast Institute, Amy Sellars, Latymer Upper School, Damien Hinds


Your Kids Are Absolutely Right to Go On Strike

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- John Lanchester’s new novel “The Wall” imagines Britain after “The Change.” Following a dramatic shift in temperature and sea levels, the U.K. has barricaded off what remains of the coastline; in Lanchester’s dystopia, there aren’t any beaches left.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Britain, John Lanchester, Lanchester


Want to Help Fight Climate Change? Have More Children

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Fear of climate change is justified. It is not, however, a reason not to have children. That’s because those kids of yours are more likely to be part of the solution than the problem.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg


Twitter Rolls Out Snapchat-Like Camera Feature, Experimental App

Bloomberg reported more than a year ago that Twitter was developing the feature with a working demo version. It’s “designed to make it easier to capture what you see happening, and get it to the people who want to see and talk about it,” Keith Coleman, Twitter’s vice president of product, wrote in a tweet introducing the camera. Twitter has a history of being slow to change its product, scrapping ideas for fear of alienating its hardcore users and debating new wrinkles over long periods of tim...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Facebook Inc, Keith Coleman Twitter


The Good and the Bad of Stanford's Massively Successful Startup Scene

More unicorn founders and top venture capitalists attended Stanford than any other U.S. university, according to data compiled by Bloomberg and based on CB Insights’ lists of top venture capitalists and unicorn companies. Rather than create a bubble of academia within the heart of the world’s tech mecca, Stanford has embraced its proximity to Silicon Valley to give students a powerful advantage.
Tags: Science, Stanford, Bloomberg, Silicon Valley


Warren Proposes Breaking Up Giant Tech Companies Like Amazon and Facebook

(Bloomberg) -- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing to break up the largest technology companies, including Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., calling them anti-competitive behemoths that are crowding out competition.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Facebook Inc, Amazon com Inc Alphabet Inc


Facebook's Biggest Bull Sees Privacy Pivot as Move Against Snap

“Right now, the company that controls private messaging or one-to-one messaging is primarily iMessage or Snapchat, depending on your age,” said Richard Greenfield, an analyst at BTIG, referring to products from Apple and Snap, respectively. Greenfield has a buy rating on Facebook shares, along with a $275 price target that stands as the highest on Wall Street, according to Bloomberg data. “The dominant messaging platform is not Facebook,” Greenfield said in a phone interview, though he noted t...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Bloomberg, Greenfield, Richard Greenfield, BTIG


Tom Barrack-Backed Digital Colony Weighs Bid for Zayo

The group, led by Digital Colony and investment firm EQT, has fully committed debt financing, said the person, who asked not to be named because the matter is private. A Digital Colony representative didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment, and an EQT representative declined to comment. Its shares rose almost 11 percent on Wednesday after the company said it’s “evaluating strategic alternatives.” They gave up some of those gains during the morning, then surged almost 12 percent as ...
Tags: New York, Science, Bloomberg, Zayo, EQT, Tom Barrack, Digital Colony, Backed Digital Colony


Former NY Mayor Bloomberg to forgo 2020 White House bid, will focus on climate change

A billionaire who could have sunk millions of his own dollars into a campaign, Bloomberg had publicly toyed with running and has become a vocal critic of Republican President Donald Trump. Bloomberg, 77, made his 2020 announcement in an opinion piece on the site of Bloomberg News, the company he runs. "I believe I would defeat Donald Trump in a general election," Bloomberg wrote.
Tags: Science, White House, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Bloomberg News, NY Mayor Bloomberg, Donald Trump Bloomberg


Former NY Mayor Bloomberg will forgo 2020 White House bid, focus on climate change

A billionaire who could have sunk millions of his own dollars into a campaign, Bloomberg had publicly toyed with running and has become a vocal critic of President Donald Trump. Bloomberg, 77, made his 2020 announcement in an opinion piece on the site of Bloomberg News, the company he runs. "I believe I would defeat Donald Trump in a general election," Bloomberg wrote.
Tags: Science, White House, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Bloomberg News, NY Mayor Bloomberg, Donald Trump Bloomberg


Former NY Mayor Bloomberg to forgo 2020 White House bid, will focus on climate change

A billionaire who could have sunk millions of his own dollars into a campaign, Bloomberg had publicly toyed with running and has become a vocal critic of Republican President Donald Trump. Bloomberg, 77, made his 2020 announcement in an opinion piece on the site of Bloomberg News, the company he runs. "I believe I would defeat Donald Trump in a general election," Bloomberg wrote.
Tags: Science, White House, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Bloomberg News, NY Mayor Bloomberg, Donald Trump Bloomberg


Holdout Jeff Bezos Confronted by Amazon Moms Demanding Day Care

The group has been collecting anecdotal evidence to show how a lack of day care support can derail the careers of talented women who otherwise might be promoted to more senior jobs, according to an email reviewed by Bloomberg. Among the accounts: an Amazon.com Inc. manager tired of seeing colleagues quit because they can’t find childcare in one of the country’s fastest-growing cities and a recruiter frustrated when top talent leaves for companies that offer working parents more support. The wo...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Jeff Bezos, Amazon com Inc


Holdout Jeff Bezos Confronted by Amazon Moms Demanding Daycare

The group has been collecting anecdotal evidence to show how a lack of daycare support can derail the careers of talented women who otherwise might be promoted to more senior jobs, according to an email reviewed by Bloomberg. Among the accounts: an Amazon.com Inc. manager tired of seeing colleagues quit because they can’t find childcare in one of the country’s fastest-growing cities and a recruiter frustrated when top talent leaves for companies that offer working parents more support. The wom...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Jeff Bezos, Amazon com Inc, Amazon Moms Demanding Daycare


Apple May Finally Add Sleep Tracking to the Apple Watch, Still No Word on Better Battery Life

We’re up to the fourth iteration of Apple’s wearable, and the thing still can’t natively track my sleep. The Fitbit has been doing that almost from the beginning, and Apple has looked a little silly for lacking the feature. However, Bloomberg is reporting that Apple’s finally started testing sleep tracking, and it…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Wearables, Science, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Consumer Tech, Better Battery Life, Sleep Tracking


Warner Music Sues to Block Songwriters Like Katy Perry From Spotify in India

The filing was made with the Bombay High Court, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. Warner said in a statement Monday it asked an Indian court for an injunction. Bloomberg wasn’t immediately able to verify the lawsuit with the court.
Tags: Science, India, Bloomberg, Bombay High Court, Warner Music Sues to Block Songwriters Like, Katy Perry From Spotify, Bloomberg Warner


No, They Don't Expect You to Spend $2,000 on a Phone

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- When companies turn to gimmicks as the headline act in a product launch, you know there’s not much really going on.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg


Baidu’s Acting Like a Startup, But Not in a Good Way

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Oh come on, Baidu Inc., you’re an adult now.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Baidu, Baidu Inc


Hewlett Packard Enterprise Raises Annual Profit Forecast

Profit excluding some items will be $1.56 to $1.66 this year, an increase of 5 cents a share on both ends of the guidance, the San Jose, California-based company said Thursday in a statement. Wall Street projected $1.58 a share, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Key InsightsHPE Chief Executive Officer Antonio Neri has sought to trim expenses by firing workers and shrinking the company’s global footprint, while investing $4 billion in new technologies, including edge computing.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, San Jose California, Antonio Neri


Apple and Goldman to Test Joint Credit Card Within Weeks, WSJ Says

The card will pair with new iPhone software features that will help users manage their finances, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reported the plans earlier Thursday. Representatives for Apple and Goldman Sachs declined to comment. Bloomberg reported last May that Apple and Goldman were developing a co-branded credit card as a way for the investment bank to deepen its push into consumer finance.
Tags: Apple, Science, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Wall Street Journal


How Samsung’s New Galaxy S10 Compares to the iPhone XS Max

(Bloomberg) -- The Samsung Galaxy S10 is actually four separate phones: the S10e (the “e” stands for “essential,”) the S10, the S10+, and the S10 5G. The first three go on sale in March, and the S10+ is the flagship of the trio. 
Tags: Science, Samsung, Bloomberg, Samsung Galaxy


This Apple Rumor That Refuses to Die Is a Very Good Idea

This morning Mark Gurman of Bloomberg reported that sources tell him Apple is planning to create a unified app architecture that works across macOS and iOS, and that it ties into a bid to develop an Apple computer with an Apple-designed CPU inside. Your Apple apps will be cross-platform, and the line between iOS and…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Bloomberg, ARM, Mark Gurman, Consumer Tech, X86, Marzipan, The Great Merge


Glencore Plans to Cap Coal Output in Climate Shift, Sources Say

In a major shift announced Wednesday, the Swiss commodity giant said it will limit output of thermal and metallurgical coal at around current guidance levels of 145 million metric tons a year. Glencore won’t carry out major acquisitions where doing so would add materially to total production, people familiar with the plans told Bloomberg earlier. “To meet the growing needs of a lower carbon economy, Glencore aims to prioritize its capital investment to grow production of commodities essential ...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Glencore, Glencore Plans to Cap Coal Output


U.S. wants pledge for stable Chinese yuan as talks resume: report

The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement intended to end the countries' trade war, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Officials from the two countries, which resumed talks on Tuesday in Washington, are discussing how to address currency policy in a "Memorandum of Understanding" that would form the basis of a U.S.-China trade deal, the news agency reported, citing unnamed people involved in and briefed on the discussions. U.S. Tr...
Tags: Science, Washington, China, Bloomberg, United States, Reuters, U S Treasury, Steven Mnuchin


Apple Prime Would Be a Gigantic Hit, Huh?

It’s imminent. Multiple outlets now report that Apple will announce new video streaming and news subscription services at a celebrity-studded event in Cupertino on March 25. BuzzFeed News cited anonymous sources who said the event would take place at Steve Jobs Theater and focus on the news service. Bloomberg’s Mark…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Spotify, Business, TV, Science, Bloomberg, Apple TV, Netflix, Streaming Music, Cupertino, Streaming Video, Apple Music, Apple News


Trump considers 60-day extension for China tariffs deadline: Bloomberg

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a 60-day extension of the Mar. 1 deadline for higher tariffs on Chinese imports, Bloomberg said on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. Trump was considering the extension so as to give two-way talks more time, Bloomberg added. A trade delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin began high-level talks with Chinese counterparts, led by Vice Premier Liu He, on Thursday. (Reporting by...
Tags: Science, China, Bloomberg, Beijing, Treasury, Trump, Liu, Beijing Monitoring Desk, U S Trade, Steven Mnuchin, Robert Lighthizer, Reuters U S President Donald Trump


We May Finally See Apple's Streaming Service and Netflix Rival Very Soon

We may finally get Apple’s long-awaited streaming service in mere months. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the company plans to (finally) introduce us to its video streaming competitor to Netflix at a March 25 event.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Bloomberg, Apple TV, Netflix, Streaming


Activision to Cut 8% of Staff After Delivering Weak Forecast

Bloomberg reported last week that the video-game maker was preparing to make the cuts. On a conference call with investors Tuesday, Activision said sales of key games such as Call of Duty, Overwatch and Hearthstone have been disappointing. As part of the turnaround plan, Activision will increase the number of developers working on its most popular games by 20 percent, while reducing administrative costs and centralizing sales functions.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, Activision, Hearthstone



Filters
show more filters
January - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March - 2019
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031