The investment bank, eager to court technology businesses while a boom is luring billions of investor dollars, held its annual meeting in San Francisco.
Goldman Sachs has the worst reputation of any major American company. Upstate New York-based grocery chain Wegmans is the most highly-regarded company. Also notably, Samsung surpassed Apple this year as the technology company with the...Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs announced in an internal memo that Harit Talwar, formerly at Discover Financial, will help lead an effort to use new technologies to expand customer and small-business segments.
When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else. Goldman Sachs calls it the 3rd wave, and points out that while: The 1990s' fixed Internet wave connected 1 billion users... Show More Summary
Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer Sergey Aleynikov was found guilty in the high-frequency trading code theft case that illustrated the difficulty of using existing law to protect technology... To view the full story, click the title link.
Spotify has raised $350 million, sources tell CNBC. Goldman Sachs participated in the new funding. Previously, Spotify has raised $537.8 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins, Fidelity Ventures, and Technology Crossover Ventures. Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs has an excellent infographic/report on millennials (born 1980 to 2000). They describe Millennials as: Millennials have come of age during a time of technological change, globalization and economic disruption. That’s given them a different set of behaviors and...
Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the Apple Watch will do for smartwatches what the iPod did for MP3 players, as he recently said at Goldman Sach's Technology and Internet Conference. In other words, he thinks it'll be the first smartwatch mass consumers will really be interested in, and it seems like some brands may be agreeing with him. Show More Summary
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo spoke at the Goldman Sachs technology conference earlier this week and reiterated much of what he had laid out at Twitter's financial analyst day in November (to the irritation of some in the audience, hoping...Show More Summary
Venture capitalist Bill Gurley had a warning for tech investors at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference on Thursday. He thinks that private tech companies with unrealistic, sky-high valuations aren't being properly audited. Show More Summary
Apple can now cure cancer, sort of. New product The Apple Watch has been presented by chief executive Tim Cook with health as its key selling points. At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Cook was interviewed about the upcoming smartwatch’s features. Show More Summary
Can Twitter achieve its lofty 10-year goal of becoming a $14 billion business? At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo contended it could be, reiterating the elements...Show More Summary
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo just finished speaking at the Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco, and he said that he's spending a lot of time instilling proper management practices into his leadership team. It's particularly important because a lot of these employees are young, and have only had one other job. Show More Summary
As I mentioned earlier, Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook appeared yesterday at the Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco, being interviewed by Goldman’s president, Gary Cohn. Bill Shope, the Goldman analyst following Apple, who introduced Cohn and Cook, writes today that he came away encouraged about his Buy rating on Apple stock, and $130 price target. Apple shares [...]
Caitlin McGarry has a good summary of Tim Cook’s remarks yesterday, including news of an $850 million solar farm in Monterey County intended to supply power for Apple’s new campus. ?
UBS’s Steve Milunovich today reiterates a Buy rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $130 price target, after parsing words of CEO Tim Cook at the Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco yesterday. Milunovich notes that when Cook was asked about being up against “the law of large numbers” as far as growth, given Apple’s [...]
During a conversation on Monday at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook said something that would turn the head of any student of statistics: " We don't believe in such laws as laws of large numbers. Show More Summary
If you could use a helper to occasionally tap you on the shoulder and remind you to get up out of your seat, Tim Cook knows just the gadget: the soon-to-arrive Apple Watch, which he talked up yesterday at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco. "A...
Even though smartwatches aren't really popular yet, Apple CEO Tim Cook is confident in the Apple Watch. When asked about the device at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, he implied that the Apple Watch will be the first smartwatch consumers really care about. Show More Summary
Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference yesterday, Apple Inc. CEO said that he believes the upcoming Apple Watch will redefine its category. Much like the iPod did in the MP3 category and the iPad in the tablet … Continue reading ?