Technology Stock

10 Facts About APPLE’s Latest Earnings

As expected Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) announced yet another round of spectacular earnings result – its net income rose by a whopping 78% thanks to the combination of strong sales from iPhone, iPad and Macintosh computers. The Antenna-Gate was forgotten, at least for now, when the stock skyrocketed more than 3% in after-hours trading […]

... written on Jul 21 2010

iPhone Antenna Issue – Sorry, No Recall

If not because of the hype and rumour that iPhone 4 is about to be recalled, thanks to the Consumer Reports’ review that it could not recommend the Apple’s gadget due to antenna issues, the stock would have skyrocket judging from the 146.75 points (or 1.44%) and 43.67 points (or 1.99%) jump in Dow Jones […]

... written on Jul 14 2010

Can the Tech Stocks still Running Wild?

Despite numerous criticism, jokes and pessimism about Apple Inc.’s (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) latest gadget, iPad, Apple was caught off-guard when it announced that the international launch of the (sanitary) iPad will have to wait, at least for another month. Reason – Apple sold 500,000 iPads in the first week on the market. Apple further predicted […]

... written on Apr 16 2010

DIGI.com iPhone is here – Price Not Sexy

DIGI.com’s iPhone is finally here and Maxis is running mad, sort of. As expected DIGI.com has started the price war – again. However the packages offered by DIGI.com Berhad (DIGI : stock-code 6947), another Malaysian mobile-phone company conrolled by Norway’s Telenor ASA (OSL: TEL) which has just signed a three-year agreement to sell Apple Inc.’s […]

... written on Apr 01 2010

Hold you Horse, Don’t buy iPhone, Wait for DIGI

Maxis Berhad (KLSE: MAXIS, stock-code 6012) was literally laughing all the way to the bank when it successfully signed the deal (thank God it was not exclusive) in selling the much talked about Apple Inc.’s (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) iPhone. That was back in Mar 2009, about a year ago. Maxis was hoping to leverage on […]

... written on Mar 08 2010

Apple Tablet – Another Killer Device or a Hoax?

Dow Jones is skyrocketing as we speak now, something which is expected as today is the first trading day in the New Year 2010 after the stock market closed last Friday for the celebration. Weakening dollar help push the stocks as well as commodities higher especially the black oil which has risen above $80 a […]

... written on Jan 04 2010

Didn’t get Maxis IPO Shares? Stop Sulking, Be Happy

Much has been written about how unfair it was in the Maxis relisting IPO shares allocation. To recap the horror story, existing Maxis shareholders (that’s Ananda Krishnan and his geng) agreed to give up 30% of their share for the purpose of the IPO of which a whopping 27.67% was to be allocated to institutional […]

... written on Nov 12 2009

Maxis Relisting – The Race for the Pathetic Limited Shares

Excitement returns once again, at least to the employees of Maxis Communications Berhad who enjoyed their fortunes via ESOS not many moons ago. Will their big boss Ananda Krishnan be generous enough to distribute some pink forms to them, again? It may or may not happen because the situation is quite unique now. The whole […]

... written on Sep 29 2009

Maxis is Coming (back) to Town but are Investors Excited?

More than two years ago Ananda Krishnan, a self-made billionaire who controls Maxis Communications, Tanjong Plc, Measat and Astro dropped the bombshell to take Maxis private and almost instantly raised eyebrows of millions of investors. Many Maxis investors back then was furious with the privatization plan simply because it disrupted their long-term investment plan – […]

... written on Jul 26 2009

Apple Steve Jobs’s latest gadget – a Liver Transplant

Why did Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL, stock) captain, Steve Jobs, went on long leave since Jan 2009? If you run a poll, majority of the respondents will tell you that Steve was away fighing cancer while many would not think twice that Steve was actually dying from disease. Jobs, 54, disclosed in August 2004 that […]

... written on Jun 20 2009

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