Here are some more breaking stock news briefs which could see some changes on the markets later.
The following stocks should see some movement: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).
Here is a more detailed look at the news that will affect each company when trading continues.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
According to reports, Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iTunes music store could become subscription-based in the near future.
A New York Post report published today says that AAPL is in talks with music labels about repositioning iTunes as a subscription service.
Eddy Cue, Microsoft frontman for iTunes, is said to be petitioning record companies to swing a deal with iTunes that could strengthen the music store’s position as a music distributor. Users would be paying a monthly fee between $10 and $15 for access to iTunes music.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)
Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) has announced it is testing self-drive cars.
Google’s announcement that it has been testing self-guided cars for some time now should be interesting to investors.
But consumers may have a much more polarized reaction, given the risk of glitches in the programming on these cars.
The cars’ self-drive system will be GPS-based, and will likely feature a manual override setting.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has announced new headway in integrating car-driving with a full multimedia experience.
As the final keynote speaker at the recent CTIA 2010 in San Francisco, Derrick Kuzak of Ford (NYSE:F) announced that the automaker is releasing new software for its AppLink platform.
The AppLink platform allows Ford’s Sync voice-command system to interact with apps on a car owner’s connected smartphone.
Expect more movement when trading continues for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).