2017-07-22

Tech Review: US Tech Stocks Soar, Hitting New Highs (video)

Tech Review (TR 2017-07-22)--Domain Mondo's weekly review of tech news:
Features • 1) US Tech Stocks Soar, Hitting New Highs, 2) How Trump Is Kicking Silicon Valley's Butt, 3) China Takes Advantage of U.S. Limits on Drone Sales, 4) Amazon $AMZN DC Lobbying, FTC Probe, Messaging App, 5) Oculus Rift Dead in the Water, 6) FANG and Q2 2017 Earnings this week, 7) ICYMI Tech News.

Update July 25, 2017:
 Stock Chart: US Tech Stocks Soar. Hitting New Highs

1) US Tech Stocks Soar, Hitting New Highs

Video above published Jul 20, 2017, by FT.com: The crash of tech stocks after dotcom mania and the long, subsequent crawl back by the sector has been accompanied by radical change.

2) How Trump Is Kicking Silicon Valley's Butt

Video above published Jul 20, 2017, by Bloomberg.com:  Bloomberg’s Max Chafkin discusses how Silicon Valley’s resistance to the Trump administration has faded. He speaks with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”

3)  China Takes Advantage of U.S. Limits on Drone Sales

Video above published Jul 18, 2017, by WSJ.com: As the U.S. tries to curb the selling of military drones overseas, China is filling the void, expanding sales of the advanced weaponry in the Middle East and Africa.

4)  Amazon $AMZN: Amazon spent $3.2 million in second quarter on Washington lobbying effort | Reuters.com and FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discounting | Reuters.com  and Amazon Makes A Move On Facebook | SeekingAlpha.com"It is also looking to build a messaging app which will directly challenge the dominance of Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp."

5)  Oculus Rift Is Dead in the Water | MIT TechnologyReview.com--Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion in 2014.

6) FANG--Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), Google (Alphabet: GOOG, GOOGL)--Ranked By Strength Of Competitive Advantage"If we take price into account, there is only one FANG I'd want"--$GOOG, $GOOGL--SeekingAlpha.com

Q2 2017 earnings this coming week:
  • Alphabet GOOG / GOOGL July 24 5pm EDT
  • Facebook FB July 26 5pm EDT
  • Twitter TWTR July 27 7am EDT
  • Verisign VRSN July 27 4:30pm EDT 
  • Amazon AMZN July 27 5:30pm EDT

7) ICYMI Tech News:

-- John Poole, Editor, Domain Mondo  

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