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Book Release – Technologies for Development: What is Essential?

Overview: 3rd UNESCO Conference on Technologies for Development Innovative technologies have a central role to play in the effort to alleviate poverty in this world. Innovative technology also means appropriate technology in the sense that the stakeholders must accept it locally, culturally, environmentally and economically. What key factors will determine whether or not a technology succeeds

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CNBC “Squawk Box” Interview: Tech Sector – Intel $16bn bid for Altera @ $54/share – A Move Driven By Limits To Moore’s Law

INTC – Standstill Agreement With ALTR Ends 6/1/15, Transaction Expected: Rumor of an INTC bid for ALTR surfaced in late March 2015, but ALTR then balked at the unsolicited $54/share acquisition price. With the standstill agreement between INTC & ALTR expiring Mon 6/1/15, there is renewed expectation a transaction is imminent. As ALTR posted disappointing 1Q15 results and

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CNBC Asia “The Rundown” Interview: HPQ FY15Q2 Results

 With Sequential Reduction In Negative Elements In End Markets & Corporate Reorganization, Base For Appreciation In Place – Shares Attractive To Own Financial Snapshot: HPQ ($33.32) Rev/EPS forecast – Revs $25.6bn (-6% y/y), EPS $0.86 (-2% y/y) Valuation: P/E 9.2x FY15 EPS (8.6x PEG ratio), HPQ shares are attractive based on the upcoming split of the company

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BNN Interview: IBM Gaining Traction But Still Early In Transition

Today I joined BNN to discuss IBM Earnings IBM earnings With CEO Rometty’s surprise October 2014 announcement suspending earnings guidance investors have been understandably cautious with regard to maintaining positions in IBM shares. The 1Q15 results showcased the fundamental difficulties IBM confronts as revenues fell -12% y/y to $19.6bn while EPS rose +9% y/y to $2.91.

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CNBC “Closing Bell” Interview: HPQ FY15Q1 Results Disappoint As Strong US$ Cuts EPS Guidance

Does  Coming Split Into HP Inc & HP Enterprise Justify Holding Stock? Financial Snapshot: HPQ ($38.19) A) Rev/EPS forecast – Revs $27.3bn (-3% y/y), EPS $0.91 (+1% y/y) B) Valuation: P/E 9.7x FY15 (Oct) EPS (1.9x PEG ratio), shows HPQ pricing-in gains from Windows 2003 server upgrade cycle. HPQ – FY15Q1 Revenues Reflect FX Hit

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Bloomberg Radio: Garrity on Cybersecurity Summit, FCC, Net Neutrality

Today I joined Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on The Bloomberg Advantage. You can listen to the replay here.  Below are some of the discussion points from the segment. 1) Internet Regulation: Historical Precedents Are Abundant & Instructive: The issues involved in the upcoming FCC decision pertain to the use, ownership and regulation of shared

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CNBC “Squawk Box” Interview: AAPL Investment Discussion

Market Cap Breaks $700bn – iPhone6 Upgrade Cycle Expected To Boost $130bn Shareholder Value Program – Shares Attractive: Yesterday I joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to talk about AAPL. Thanks to Michelle Caruso Cabrera, Andrew Ross Sorkin and Scott Wapner for having me on. Discussion Points: 1) Swiss Franc Denominated Debt Attractive For Top-rated Corporate Issuers,

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GVA Research On Bloomberg: Tech Spending and Investing in 2015

Image Source: Flickr The interview starts at 13:30 and runs to 28:30. Last week, I was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Advantage”. Special thanks @Kathleen_Hays and @VonnieQuin for having GVA Research on their show! 2015 Venture Capital Outlook: Following 2014 which saw the greatest amount of funding raised for start-ups since 1999, questions understandably arise as

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Interview: Raising Capital in Today’s Environment

David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research, talks with Jason Behrens, the ACE Portal General Counsel, about the evolving paradigm in today’s capital raising environment. They cover: Access to capital vis-a-vis the JOBS Act Issues of adequate due diligence The role of technology and platforms in facilitating better information disclosure and investor protections How broker-dealers are reacting

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Forbes: Why Big Blue Is Still A Big Bruise

Following my appearance on CNBC discussing IBM in 2015, Steve Denning of Forbes wrote this thoughtful piece quoting GVA Research: IBM: Why Big Blue Is Still a A Big Bruise Thanks Steve for including GVA Research in your commentary.  Here is the the link to the full article.

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