from Viewsroom:

Facebook, Twitter and Apple

February 1, 2016

The social media giant rode mobile ads to riches, while Jack Dorsey's company watched bosses head for the exits. And Apple may be stuck in iPhone purgatory. All on the Viewsroom tech edition.

from Breakingviews:

Ads put Alphabet within spitting range of Apple

January 22, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Top Markets Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

It’s been an interesting year, and the volatility we saw strikes some as a harbinger, with more divergence in monetary policy and the long-anticipated beginning of a Fed tightening cycle careening into the collapse of oil, setting up for an eventful 2016. For now, though, here’s a look at the top 10 stories in the markets over the past year:

from Breakingviews:

Apple and banks spoil for electronic-payment fight

November 12, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Alison Frankel:

In SCOTUS petition, Apple claims 2nd Circuit used wrong antitrust standard

By Alison Frankel
October 29, 2015

(Reuters) - The e-books antitrust scheme alleged by the Justice Department against Apple and five major book publishers was what's known in antitrust lingo as a hub-and-spoke conspiracy, in which a central player supposedly enables industry competitors to fix their prices. Now Apple is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify what standard of review should apply to the conduct of that central player: Is its alleged participation a per se violation of antitrust law, as price-fixing amongst competitors is deemed to be? Or should courts be required to evaluate the enabler's actions under the more forgiving "rule of reason" standard, which takes into account the potentially pre-consumer consequences of restraints on trade?

from Breakingviews:

No simple cures for Gilead and Apple valuations

October 28, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Apple: a tech company with Chinese characteristics

October 27, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Steve Jobs, both man and machine

October 9, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Price-to-Blecch Ratio

July 22, 2015

This seems like a day best fit for Mad Magazine-style descriptions of what we're about to see in the equity market. Suffice to say that in the past, the weak trend evinced in the quarterly stats for earnings growth were often restored to some sort of level people could live with once Apple figures were released.

from Breakingviews:

Apple has time on its side

July 21, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.