Apple Earnings Report: An Impressive Success

Apple’s earnings report was a triple whammy of great news for shareholders. Investors were clearly impressed by Apple’s results for the first three months of 2014. Shares jumped almost 8% in after-hours trading. Not only did Apple far exceed analyst expectations, the company also boosted its dividend and share buyback program. Almost overnight, Apple seems … Continue reading Apple Earnings Report: An Impressive Success

Did Google Lose $9.4 Billion?!

News broke last week that Google plans to sell Motorola to Lenovo. After doing some quick math I wondered, “Did Google lose $9.4 billion here?!” In 2011, Motorola split its business-oriented and consumer-oriented divisions into two companies. Motorola Solutions contained the enterprise services used by other businesses. The services that produced smartphones and other consumer-oriented … Continue reading Did Google Lose $9.4 Billion?!