May 30 - Samsung unveiled a cheaper Galaxy S4, aiming to grab a bigger share in the mid-tier segment, while Motorola makes a play for market share with its own new Moto X smartphone. Facebook gets a boost.
The gloves are off and the fight for Smartphone market share. When your life and Smartphones by Samsung and apple would -- do. -- that market up segment and it felt each group that's why. That I'm launching a new dumbed down version under Nazi -- work on for the mid tier market. Can't he speak for not as expensive as they're fully -- asked for and you're jumping into the median price range for apple does. Apple there's both to come out with a cheaper iPhone later this year. Analysts think that the ball will go for about 350 dollars exactly cheap if you ask me but sort of -- gotten more affordable sweet spot. And don't sleep on Motorola its mounting a comeback in the U -- the company's abuzz about the new mode -- act. Boasting that the -- will be made in USA and hold a longer charts. This reminds me of Sony who's saying that it can secure or percent market share. I -- it 42 million unit of the new low margin experience the this year. Alzheimer's biting. Exercise in futility. Get your bats ready. Our course and FaceBook is -- briefing yesterday's losses would boost from BMO and Jefferies. The stock up by -- half percent after the two brokerages upgraded the stock and raise their price target. The analysts from being able they have three main reasons for this rosy outlook. One is more positive Facebook's sentiment around advertise things. The fact is an upgraded media act product in the near future. And -- -- banks and investors concern over the long term usage for FaceBook -- younger demographic is exaggerate it. Someone else who shares offensive it's FaceBook chief operating officer Sheryl and art. She -- hot seat at all things. And when she finished plugging her book for a half an hour she feel that the top questions from audience around the bull while home product. She said that it wasn't the biggest that fassel aren't but that -- -- FaceBook users not FaceBook 25% longer than before. In our basket arrest a fresh start from Microsoft when customers don't like your new product creations -- do. Go back to a highly intellectual and sophisticated. Kiss principle keep it simple statement. Microsoft attempting to win back customers who didn't like windows eight by bringing back the power button which makes it easier for customers to navigate. The company also loves this -- attract buyers to their tablet. Catering to customer -- used in the name of the game. Shares are flat today but up about 30% since October when windows eight lots. -- and sputtering time. Are -- is -- biotechnologies. The chipmaker forecast current quarter revenue largely above expectations. Citing a revival of demand from a quote. Large Smartphone customer. Probably apple which one analyst thinks is wrapping up orders earlier than expected it. Could be fun. A -- announce for the first time average at Samsung is the customers stock up 10% today. Help me with uttering is over stock dot com an SEC filing shows that the VP of the online retailer sold 15100. Shares. Never a good sign when leadership style -- their holdings. Stocks down 5%. That's tech will be this Thursday remember you can follow us on Twitter at RTR as technically. I'm -- not that this is Reuters.