Snap Sees Its Reliance on Google and Amazon As an Advantage

Snap Sees Its Reliance on Google and Amazon As an Advantage
Snap (NYSE: SNAP) is probably Google’s biggest cloud customer . Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced that it brings in over $1 billion in revenue per quarter from Google Cloud. Snap paid it about 10% of that in the fourth quarter. It spent $131 million between Google Cloud and Amazon.com ‘s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Web Services. That’s quite different from... Read More

Shopify Stock Briefly Tumbled on 71% Revenue Growth

Shopify Stock Briefly Tumbled on 71% Revenue Growth
In this episode of MarketFoolery , host Chris Hill and Motley Fool Hidden Gems analyst Abi Malin discuss the market’s biggest headlines. TripAdvisor ‘s (NASDAQ: TRIP) earnings report sent the stock higher, but the company still has a few questions to answer about its long-term strategy. Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) put up a good fourth quarter, and its integration with Starwood... Read More

What's in Store for PPL Corp (PPL) This Earnings Season?

What's in Store for PPL Corp (PPL) This Earnings Season?
PPL Corporation PPL is set to report fourth-quarter 2017 results on Feb 22, before the market opens. In the third quarter, the utility company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 5.66%. Let’s see how things are shaping up prior to the upcoming results. Factors to Consider PPL Corporation expects to benefit from higher transmission earnings and lower operation and maintenance... Read More

Why Apple Might Not Use Qualcomm's Super-Fast Modem

Why Apple Might Not Use Qualcomm's Super-Fast Modem
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) is well known for building the world’s best cellular modems. The company’s competence in modem technology has helped it become the largest merchant vendor of mobile applications processors in the world and, for many years, the exclusive supplier of stand-alone cellular modems into Apple ‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone line. On Feb. 14, Qualcomm announced that it has... Read More