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Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted …

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Intel Could Be Worth More Dead Than Alive. Why This Analyst Sees 50% Upside.

Intel Could Be Worth More Dead Than Alive. Why This Analyst Sees 50% Upside.

Text size Intel was once the most valuable chip maker in the U.S. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg While badly wounded, Intel isn’t dead yet. And at least one analyst thinks there could be considerably more value in the beleaguered chip company’s shares than Wall Street generally believes. Let’s be clear: The situation is bleak. Intel (ticker: …

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AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

It’s the peak stretch of second-quarter earnings season, with roughly 150 S&P 500 firms scheduled to report this week. The highlights on the economic calendar will be a pair of purchasing managers’ index readings and jobs Friday. Wednesday’s earnings highlights will be Booking Holdings , CVS Health , eBay , and Moderna . Thursday will …

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AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

It’s the peak stretch of second-quarter earnings season, with roughly 150 S&P 500 firms scheduled to report this week. The highlights on the economic calendar will be a pair of purchasing managers’ index readings and jobs Friday. Wednesday’s earnings highlights will be Booking Holdings , CVS Health , eBay , and Moderna . Thursday will …

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OnePlus co-founder makes smartphone comeback with a quirky iPhone competitor

OnePlus co-founder makes smartphone comeback with a quirky iPhone competitor

The Nothing Phone 1. Nothing The co-founder of Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus, Carl Pei, is back with a new handset — only this time it’s with a different company, literally called Nothing. Pei’s peculiarly named start-up officially pulled the wraps off its debut smartphone Tuesday, after months of dropping hints and teasers about the look …

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Here's everything Apple just announced: New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, M2 chip, iPhone software and more

Here’s everything Apple just announced: New MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, M2 chip, iPhone software and more

No comment from Tim Cook on whether supply lines in China are opening up CNBC’s Steve Kovach stopped Apple CEO Tim Cook after the keynote ended and asked whether supply lines in China are opening up: Apple announces new iPad software, iPadOS 16 Apple Collaboration Source: Apple Apple just announced iPadOS 16, its latest software …

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