An earlier version of this story included companies that are scheduled to report earnings on Thursday, not Wednesday. The errors have been corrected.
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.
Google GOOG, +0.07% GOOGL, +0.33% will host its annual developers conference in San Francisco, where it is expected to show off new enhancements for its operating system. Google will show off at least one TV set-top box to rival Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV., The Wall Street Journal reported. The buzz in the tech industry is that it will also introduce easier ways to multitask with Android. MarketWatch’s live blog will be up and running shortly.
Are 4K televisions here to stay?
Ultra-HD 4K televisions promise crystal clear picture clarity. Prices have fallen, but internet speeds and a lack of content could limit the TV’s functions. The WSJ’s Tobias Reewijk reports on the pros and cons of buying a 4K.
General Mills Inc. GIS, +0.96% : The food company’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit and sales missed expectations.