Stock down

Meta Platforms Inc. suffered a serious loss, witnessing its market value plummet by $200 billion. The decline happened following the company’s first-quarter earnings call, during which CEO Mark Zuckerberg highlighted the company’s substantial investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Metaverse, instead of concentrating on immediate revenue streams. Despite aRead More →

Meta announces new Chatbot assistant

Meta’s complimentary artificial intelligence (AI) assistant, known as Meta AI, is being introduced across its social media platforms, including WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, and Messenger. The assistant is reportedly designed to respond to queries, craft animations, and produce ‘high-quality’ images, according to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a recent video posting.Read More →

EU flag

On Monday, 25th March 2024, the European Union initiated its first investigation under the new Digital Markets Act, targeting Apple, Alphabet, and Meta for potential tech legislation breaches. Statement “Today, the Commission has opened non-compliance investigations under the Digital Markets Act (DMA) into Alphabet’s rules on steering in Google Play and self-preferencing on GoogleRead More →

Magnificent Seven market cap at $15 trillion

The Magnificent Seven, or MAMA ANT, is a term coined by Bank of America to describe the seven most dominant tech companies in the world The Seven are: Microsoft, Amazon, Meta Platforms, Apple, Nvidia, Tesla, and Alphabet. These companies have not only led the tech sector in terms of innovation,Read More →

Facebook at 20

Facebook, the social media giant that connects billions of people around the world, celebrated its 20th anniversary on February 4, 2024. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow Harvard students in 2004, Facebook has grown from a college network to a global phenomenon, with over 3 billion monthly users andRead More →


It was a good day of earnings for Big Tech companies.  Three of the Magnificent 7 results dominated the headlines: Meta, Amazon and Apple. Nasdaq and S&P 500 gained in ‘after the bell’ trading. This after a punishing day for Alphabet and Microsoft, despite good results. Nasdaq 100 closed at: 17344Read More →

AI power

U.S. microchip giant Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is investing in AI PCs to take on the likes of Nvidia and Intel and Arm as the AI race gains momentum. As the AI market expands so too will AI powered personal computer (PC). These are personal computers embedded with processors specifically designed to perform AI functions suchRead More →

Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven is a term coined to describe the seven most valuable and popularly owned tech companies in the U.S. stock market. It was also a 1960’s movie… The Seven Apple (AAPL) The world’s largest software company, known for its iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, and other devices, asRead More →


The metaverse is a hypothetical concept that has not yet been fully realized, but many experts and companies are working on developing it. Mark Zuckerberg is one of these ‘believers’. Future challenge The metaverse is quite likely to happen in the future, as technology advances and demand for immersive andRead More →

AI micro chip

Intel’s new chip will go head-to-head with Nvidia and AMD Intel unveiled new computer microchips on Thursday 14th December 2023, including Gaudi3, a chip for generative AI software. Intel also announced Core Ultra chips, designed for Windows laptops and PCs, and new fifth-generation Xeon server chips. Intel’s server and PCRead More →

AI microchips

Meta, OpenAI, and Microsoft said they will use AMD’s newest AI chip, the Instinct MI300X. An indication that tech companies want alternatives to the expensive Nvidia graphics processors that have been essential for artificial intelligence (AI). If the MI300X is good enough and inexpensive enough when it starts shipping earlyRead More →

Magnificent 7 tech stocks

The Magnificent Seven tech stocks These are the seven largest U.S. listed companies in the technology sector. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, Nvidia, Tesla and Meta Platforms.  According to a report released Monday 2nd October 2023, these tech’ stocks have seen their valuation drop relative to the median stock in theRead More →

Creepy chatbot

Meta has announced a series of new chatbots to be used in its Messenger service. Charming The chatbots will have ‘personality’ and specialise in certain subjects, like holidays, and cooking. Let’s hope they haven’t been modelled on the company boss then. It is the latest attempt in a chatbot ‘chat’Read More →

AI microchip

Nvidia shares rose 4.2% Tuesday 29th August 2023 to close at a record high, after the company announced a partnership with Google that could expand distribution of its artificial intelligence technology (AI). The stock’s bountiful run continued, now up 234% in 2023, making it by far the best performer in the S&P 500.Read More →

Arm micro hip

Brief ARM history Arm is a British semiconductor and software design company that is known for its Arm processors, which are widely used in smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices. Arm was founded in 1990 as a joint venture between Acorn Computers, Apple Computer, and VLSI Technology. The company wasRead More →

UK taxes high!

Meta Platforms, Inc. (Nasdaq: META), formerly known as Facebook, has seen its stock price soar in 2023, a straight nine month gain in a massive turnaround after a dismal performance in 2022.  Meta is the parent company of social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, as wellRead More →


Threads Open Social Network Threads is a new app, owned by Meta (Facebook), and built by the Instagram team, for sharing public conversations akin to Twitter. You log in using your Instagram account and posts can be up to 500 characters long and include links, photos, and videos with a 5 minute limit. Threads is Meta’s first app envisionedRead More →