Lost $97.5 billion in market value
The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.
Nadella’s turnaround is working while Cook's is not
While the reign of the shy and retiring Steve “I never threw a chair at anyone” Ballmer was one of the best times for Microsoft news, the company has been having a bit of snooze for ages.
AMD executives can’t really get a break, even when the company is doing well. Normally when execs start flogging off their shares it is because the company is going to announce something unpopular which will send share prices downwards. However, in AMD’s case they did the opposite.
27 percent drop in profits and nothing new coming is worth a bonus
Apple may not have invented anything new for years, be watching its cash cow die with no replacement, but that has not stopped Tim Cook trousering a huge cash bonus this year.
Pokemon gave it get up and GO
Shares of Nintendo have jumped nearly 10 percent to a six-year high on Friday mostly on the back of the surprise success of its Pokemon GO augmented reality game.
Investors wake up
Apple shares are continuing to fall as more investors realise that the share price is not going to go up any more.
China could really mess the company up
Billionaire activist investor and Apple cheerleader Carl Icahn has dumped his entire stake in Apple because he thinks the writing is on the wall for the tech company.
Global macro-economic slowdown
Lenovo saw shares plunge by more than 10 per cent after it reported that quarterly revenues fell for the first time in more than six years.
Shares trading well
Over the Christmas break AMD experienced some brisk trading in its shares indicating that the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street think the company will stir to life this year.