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Amazon's Alexa can now recognize different voices and give personalized responses Amazon's Alexa can now recognize different voices and give personalized responses
- October 12, 2017

Amazon confirmed that the update is rolling out to the Alexa app today. You'll have to repeat ten sentences over to train Alexa that it's your voice. As you might expect, Amazon is also using Alexa voice profiles for shopping. Google Home had voice recognition capabilities in April, so Amazon's announcement marks the latest move between the companies to meet or top each other's voice assistant. (more...)
Taylor Swift Announces New Social App, Are You Ready For It? Taylor Swift Announces New Social App, Are You Ready For It?
- October 11, 2017

Taylor Swift is rolling out an app for fans called The Swift Life . The two may be enemies engaged in a battle over "receipts", but apparently that hasn't stopped Swift from taking ample inspiration from Kardashian's business playbook. "We've worked closely with Taylor and her team to bring her creative vision to life", said Nick Earl, President & CEO of Glu Mobile in a statement. (more...)
Is Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Oversold?
- October 11, 2017

Shares recently touched 70.87 on a recent bid, moving -2.33 in the most recent session. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Thursday, September 7th. (more...)
India must stick to fiscal consolidation, says PM Modi's economic advisory council India must stick to fiscal consolidation, says PM Modi's economic advisory council
- October 11, 2017

According to an official statement, another key issue recognised was effective tracking of key economic parameters, through possible mechanisms for instituting an economy track monitor using lead indicators and trigger for action, based on informed assessment and analysis. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) After Last Week? Are Analysts Bearish Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) After Last Week?
- October 11, 2017

The firm has "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, November 24. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, February 5 with "Sell". Among 27 analysts covering Associated British Foods PLC ( LON:ABF ), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Curtis Banks Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 171.93 and a 12-month high of GBX 310.00. (more...)
Saudi Aramco expands in India Saudi Aramco expands in India
- October 11, 2017

Nasser said Aramco's plans for India would cover oil supply, refining, marketing, renewables as well as manufacturing petrochemicals and lubricants. "We are in serious discussions". "At the heart of both programs is the goal of balanced and sustained economic development and diversification, fueled by further industrialization, a knowledge economy, and foreign direct investment", he said at the inaugural India Energy Forum by CERAWeek in New Delhi. (more...)
Amazon is going after teens by giving them special accounts Amazon is going after teens by giving them special accounts
- October 11, 2017

That means teens can order from over 50 million items that ship for free in two days, and they can take advantage of other Prime benefits like Prime Video and the gaming perks with Twitch Prime. However, even in the cases where teens are allowed to place their own orders, parents can receive itemized notifications for every order and they're able to cancel or return items, as usual. (more...)
(DAL) is up at $52.70 Delta Air Lines Announces September… (DAL) is up at $52.70 Delta Air Lines Announces September…
- October 11, 2017

Fdx Advsr invested in 0.03% or 17,525 shares. In the quarter, the airline said net income came in at US$1.18bn, or US$1.64 a share, up from in the quarter, against US$1.26bn, or US$1.69 a share, in the year-earlier period. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 29 with "Buy". Earnings: Delta Air Lines' earnings (excluding 7 cents from non-recurring items) of $1.57 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.54. (more...)
Cab rider Ola raises $1.1 bn from venture funds Cab rider Ola raises $1.1 bn from venture funds
- October 11, 2017

Earlier this year, Uber exited direct operations in Russian Federation. This is also Ola's first major fund raising after it raised $500 million from investors in November 2015. Uber's prices in India are generally lower than Ola's , an advantage in this price-sensitive country. Ola reported a seven-fold jump in revenue to Rs758.23 crore in the year ended 31 March 2016, but losses almost tripled to Rs2,313.7 crore because of heavy discounts to customers and spending on incentives ... (more...)
A Few Positives and Negatives for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- October 11, 2017

On a Monthly basis the stock is 9.96%. About 1.41M shares traded. (NASDAQ: AMD ) CEO Lisa T. Su sold 82,709 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 9th. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, August 1. (more...)
Alibaba is funnelling $15bn into overseas research and development Alibaba is funnelling $15bn into overseas research and development
- October 11, 2017

Alibaba plans to set up seven research labs and hire 100 scientists around the world to push further into artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and quantum computing, the company said in an emailed statement. The company's aim is to discover advance technologies that will offer great efficiency, network security and ecosystem synergy for users and businesses, according to MR Zhang. (more...)
Pakistan face Bangladesh in their Asia hockey Cup opener today Pakistan face Bangladesh in their Asia hockey Cup opener today
- October 11, 2017

Star Indian hockey player Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace in the game while SV Sunil, Lalit Upadhyay and Ramandeep Singh were also on the score sheet. The Asia Cup will be the beginning of new phase in Indian hockey as it would be newly-appointed coach Sjoerd Marijne's first test post the sacking of Roelant Oltmans. (more...)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporati (NASDAQ:CY) Trading Up - Insider Trading Activity
- October 11, 2017

Craig Hallum reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $6.00 price target (down previously from $8.30) on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in a report on Thursday, September 14th. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . FBR Capital maintained Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:LSCC) on Monday, March 7 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Shares Bought by Nwam LLC
- October 11, 2017

Abbott Laboratories (ABT ) ended its last session at $54.66 by Declining -0.62%. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. Cape Ann Bancshares reported 20,421 shares. Joel Isaacson Limited Liability Corp reported 3,917 shares. Watkin Jared sold $26,482 worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) on Thursday, June 15. (more...)
Clinton Group Inc. Has $2.653 Million Position in E*TRADE Financial Corp (ETFC)
- October 11, 2017

They expect $1.26 earnings per share, up 46.51% or $0.40 from last year's $0.86 per share. The performance was supported by the company's impressive earnings surprise history. The business had revenue of $553 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $532.43 million. The value of the investment in Flushing Financial Corporation went from $2,888,000 to $2,977,000 a change of $89,000 quarter over quarter. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (ABX) Analysts See $0.18 EPS
- October 11, 2017

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)'s mean Altman Z-Score: 1.19 during the last 7 years. Barrick Gold Corporation ( NYSE:ABX ) traded up 0.24% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $16.74. Northern Cross Llc sold 983,134 shares as the company's stock declined 17.45% while stock markets rallied. It improved, as 20 investors sold MRC Global Inc shares while 58 reduced holdings. (more...)
Florida Gators to debut alternative alligator-inspired uniforms Florida Gators to debut alternative alligator-inspired uniforms
- October 11, 2017

The product of more than two years of efforts between UF and Nike to design something wholly unique for the team, the new gray-scaled outfit is best described as "gator-like". UF is set to debut it's new, one-time, alternate uniform in a home matchup against the Texas A&M Aggies. And in these new gator hide monstrosities-designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Swamp"-Florida has crafted their very own pigskin Picasso". (more...)
Firecracker ban: Delhiites can come to MP celebrate Diwali, says minister Firecracker ban: Delhiites can come to MP celebrate Diwali, says minister
- October 11, 2017

While the SC had issued a similar ban in the NCR region a year ago, it didn't have the opportunity to observe the impact on pollution levels, it said. Therefore it also ordered that a relevant agency compute the impact of a noise-and smoke-free festival this year. The police will also issue advertisements announcing the cancellation of licenses, said a senior police officer. (more...)
Hot Stock to Watch: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
- October 11, 2017

It has underperformed by 20.70% the S&P500. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 11. The Holderness Investments Company holds 70,882 shares with $2.38 million value, down from 86,462 last quarter. 3,960 are held by Armstrong Henry H Associates Incorporated. Kwmg LLC boosted its position in shares of Pfizer by 10.3% during the second quarter. California Employees Retirement Sys holds 10,592 shares. (more...)
American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) EPS Estimated At $1.58 American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) EPS Estimated At $1.58
- October 11, 2017

It has outperformed by 23.95% the S&P500. Eqis Cap Mngmt reported 0.03% stake. Css Llc, which manages about $2.06 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Deutsche Bank Ag (NYSE:DB) by 582,900 shares to 34,900 shares, valued at $621,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)

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