MArket Movers: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS)

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) on Wednesday defended its proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite television company DirecTV ( DTV ), saying that a combined company would be able to offer new and better service bundle as well as create a stronger competitor to large cable providers, resulting in overall net benefit to consumers. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) stock performance was -0.37% in last session and … Continue reading MArket Movers: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS)

Stocks In News: Freescale Semiconductor(NYSE:FSL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), Toshiba (OTCMKTS:TOSYY)

Broadcom Corp. (BRCM:US), struggling to make a dent in Qualcomm Inc.’s lead in chips that connect smartphones to mobile networks, said it’s giving up on that business. Broadcom is the latest company to say it won’t try to compete in baseband with Qualcomm, whose chips connect the majority of smartphones to high-speed, Internet-capable networks. Texas Instruments Inc. and Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) have already dropped … Continue reading Stocks In News: Freescale Semiconductor(NYSE:FSL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), Toshiba (OTCMKTS:TOSYY)

Mega Cap Stocks in news: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM)

It all kicked off when Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced the Xbox One last year, with the corporation originally asking users to pop an always-online, high-definition camera in the middle of their living room. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock performance was 0.07% in last session and finished the day at $40.32. Traded volume was 23.21million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock … Continue reading Mega Cap Stocks in news: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM)

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Tech Runners: Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Alcatel Lucent (NYSE:ALU), Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM), Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) has its Business Continuity, Network Disaster Recovery, and Emergency Response Teams ready and prepared for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. With this, Sprint wants to offer wireless coverage during emergency weather conditions. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) stock performance was -2.16% in last session and finished the day at $9.50. Traded volume was 11.89million shares in the last session and the average volume of … Continue reading Tech Runners: Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Alcatel Lucent (NYSE:ALU), Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM), Oi SA (ADR) (NYSE:OIBR), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Stocks In news: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Remark Media Inc (NASDAQ:MARK)

The Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s Zillow Real Estate Network gives real estate agents and brokers the ability to magnify exposure for their listings and brand across Zillow and Yahoo Homes, and easily buy local advertisements through one source. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) stock performance was -0.63% in last session and finished the day at $34.65. Traded volume was 6.56million shares in the last session and the average … Continue reading Stocks In news: Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Remark Media Inc (NASDAQ:MARK)

Tech Losers: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Over the years, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has made it known, time and time again, that it has an extreme dedication to security. While this can be seen in the company’s many software applications and hardware, it recently took things to the next level by partnering with the FBI. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock performance was -0.37% in last session and finished the day at $40.79. Traded … Continue reading Tech Losers: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)