International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) [Trend Analysis] along with Sesame Workshop released a collaboration to use IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world. As division of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers. Research shows that a significant extent of brain development occurs in the first five years of a child’s life1, making this window critical for learning, and development.
The alliance will draw from Sesame Workshop’s deep educational content expertise garnered from over 45 years of research, and more than 1,000 studies on how young children learn best. This expertise will combine with Watson’s natural language processing, pattern recognition, and other cognitive computing technologies to create highly personalized learning experiences intended to complement the roles that parents and teachers play in early development.
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.93% to close at $150.47 with the total traded volume of 3.11 Million shares. The firm has institutional ownership of 60.10%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.80. IBM attains analyst recommendation of 2.90 with week’s performance of 2.98%.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) [Trend Analysis] revealed that a surprise increase in quarterly revenue, its first rise in over a year, assisted by strong demand for its chips used in solid-state drives and data centers. SanDisk has been ramping up production of solid-state drives (SSDs), which are pricier than hard disk drives and are used increasingly by data centers and in consumer laptops as they are quicker, more rugged, and less prone to fail.
Sterne Agee CRT analyst Douglas Freedman stated that what is encouraging is that client SSD is doing well while the PC market is not doing very well. “You are seeing clear share gains from SSDs against hard drives in the PC market.” Revenue from SanDisk’s enterprise business, which makes chips for data centers, also rose in the first quarter, by 15 percent.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.11% to $75.87. The share price of SNDK attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 0.97%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 71.34% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -3.75%.