By Rex Crum, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Cisco Systems Inc. got mild lift Thursday as several Wall Street analysts remained cautious about the networking-equipment company following its most-recent quarterly results and forecast.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Networking-equipment leader's results to gauge corporate tech spending
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks were mixed in early trading Wednesday, with Cisco Systems Inc. among the decliners ahead of the networking-equipment leader's quarterly earnings results.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Cloud-based backup company surges as J2 Global makes offer
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Carbonite Inc. shares rocketed on Wednesday after the storage-backup company received an unsolicited takeover bid from J2 Global Inc.
Carbonite (CARB), which offers cloud-based computer backup and recovery services for consumers and businesses, saw its shares climb more than 23% to $14.52 in early trading.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch New views from Bank of America help Yahoo, but put Google in the red
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks looked to end the week with broad, if mild gains Friday, with Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc. getting some attention following new ratings changes at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Piper Jaffray raises price target as iPhone 6 supplies improve
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Tech stocks shook off early doldrums Thursday, with Apple Inc. among the sector leaders gaining ground after Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster raised his price target on the iPhone maker.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Analyst sees supply numbers catching up with demand ahead of holidays
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Enthusiasm for Apple Inc. continued to grow Thursday, as Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster raised his price target based on signs that the supply of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is catching up with demand for the popular smartphones.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Ambarella, GoPro, Apple also advance
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks put in broad gains Tuesday as the sector recouped some of the prior session's losses, with Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch UBS says more consumers are 'very likely' to buy device next year
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- For a product that so far has no price tag, no confirmed release date and is still awaiting federal authorization before it can go on sale, the Apple Watch is already considered by many to be redefining the nascent smartwatch market.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Apple, Amazon in the red as holiday retail sales disappoint
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks were mostly in the red on Cyber Monday, joining the broader market in a retreat that appeared to be fueled by reports of negative retail sales following the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S.
A report from the National Retail Foundation said total retail spending between Thanksgiving and Sunday fell 11% from a year ago, to $50.9 billion, with shoppers spending an average of $380.95 each during the post-holiday weekend.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch E-commerce leader gets lift as Stifel Nicolaus raises rating to buy
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- A rating upgrade from Stifel Nicolaus helped give eBay Inc. a mild lift Monday, but the e-commerce leader proved to be an outlier on a negative day for the tech sector.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch E-commerce leader could see 'significant catalyst' with PayPal spinoff
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks started the week with mild gains Monday, with eBay Inc. among the advancers after Stifel Nicolaus analyst Scott Devitt raised his rating on the e-commerce company to buy from hold.
By Rhiannon Hoyle and Stephen Bell
SYDNEY--The Pilbara Ports Authority has begun evacuating dozens of ships from two major Australian iron-ore ports due to the threat of a possible tropical cyclone developing off Western Australia state.
By Rhiannon Hoyle
SYDNEY--A decade ago, Australian technology stocks left bleeding by the bursting of the dot-com bubble became the target of reverse takeovers by resources companies riding a wave of soaring Asian demand.
By Rhiannon Hoyle
SYDNEY--Iron-ore exports from Australia's Port Hedland rose last month, with shipments to top buyer China rebounding from a multimonth low in November when a global summit in Beijing prompted restrictions on heavy industry.
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