Microsoft Corp Given “Neutral” Rating at Zacks (MSFT) (MideastTime)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by Zacks in a report issued on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They currently have a $37.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘ price objective indicates a potential upside of 6.20% from the stock’s previous close. Zacks‘ analyst wrote, “Microsoft is one of the largest software companies in the world. The company’s operating systems are installed on the majority of computers anywhere in the world. Its third quarter 2013 earnings beat the Zacks Consensus by $0.05.
Microsoft to build Innovation Centre in Kolkata (IndiaBlooms)
The MIC will allow students to access Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) laboratory facilities to provide them with better opportunities. The project is Microsoft’s vision for developing new talents in India at student level. “The centre will offer a unique environment conducive for student entrepreneurship,” said the Director – Geo Expansion, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) India, Raj Katari. He said that as knowledge and innovation become primary catalysts for economic growth in India, the program can play a vital role in generating powerful new ideas through training, education and knowledge transfer.
Blackberry launches scholarship for women (TradeArabia)
Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has launched its Scholars Programme, a global initiative designed to inspire more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). The programme will provide full, four-year tuition scholarships to outstanding women globally, who are seeking degrees at accredited colleges and universities in the areas of Stem, with a particular interest or aptitude in the area of mobile computing, said a statement.
The Blackberry Q10 Delivers As Mike Lazaridis Reflects (Forbes)
I first met Mike Lazaridis, the retired co-CEO and founder of Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), in 1991 when I was a rogue marketing manager at Ericsson desperately searching for wireless email software to marry with the world’s first portable wireless data modem, which we were preparing to launch that next year. Cell phones were analog back then, with no capacity for text messaging much less a data channel. Ericsson was intent on chasing taxi dispatchers and utility service vehicles, but those of us who came of age with the PC industry knew that the liberating ingredient missing from laptop and palmtop computers was mobile data capability.