Business News Weekly ─ July 29, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 29, 2019 Apple nears to acquire Intel’s phone–chip business. This could hurt QUALCOMM. Netflix reported a surprise loss of US customers in the second quarter, renewing concern about its growth prospects. No doubt every time I turn...

Business News Weekly ─ July 22, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 22, 2019 Not a good week for Tech giants:  Tech giants draw fire in Congress as lawmakers suggest companies need more oversight to ensure competition. Microsoft says, Russia, Iran, North Korea target US groups. Suspected nation–state...

Business News Weekly ─ July 15, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 15, 2019 “France approves tax on large tech firms”  ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. It added lawmakers shrug off US probe of whether new levies discriminate against American firms. But you know they do. IBM closes its biggest...

Business News Weekly ─ July 8, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 8, 2019 “Design guru’s exit marks Apple shift” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The departure of design chief Jony Ive exemplifies the iPhone maker moving to services from product development. In recent months the...

Business News Weekly ─ July 1, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ July 1, 2019 From the Wall Street Journal: Drug makers strike $63 billion deal, Abbvie agrees to buy Botox in one of 2019th largest mergers. Trade tensions, job fears start to effect consumer mood. San Francisco put squeeze on Vaping. When they...

Business News Weekly ─ June 24, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ June 24, 2019 Amazon.com was named the world’s most valuable brand in the Annual BrandZ ranking, beating Apple and Google. From The Wall Street Journal below:  Google commits $1 billion to housing construction in the San Francisco Bay...