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Alexa Will Be Available On All Android Phones Soon

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Although a standalone Android app for Alexa already exists, the e-commerce giant is integrating its virtual assistant into its Android app starting this week. It's not a full-blown Alexa integration per se, but more of a tech demo to an extent. GraphIQ pulled back its service offerings and announced in June that it would no longer support publishers, presumably to refocus its efforts on Amazon-related ventures. Read More »

Audi recalls up to 850000 diesel vehicles

The recall also includes Porsche and Volkswagen cars equipped with the same engines. In a statement the company said: "Audi aims to maintain the future viability of diesel engines for its customers and to make a contribution towards improving air quality". Read More »

Lyft to open engineering center for self-driving cars

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Lyft said it doesn't expect self-driving cars to replace its drivers, but envisioned more a "hybrid" network to give consumers more choices, CNBC reported . "The only way to do that is to go deeper and to develop these technologies". NuTonomy has been testing its cars with passengers in Singapore since last fall. Read More »

Global Mobile Healthcare Device Market Research Report 2017

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Companies Mentioned are GE Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation, Hitachi Medical, Digirad Corporation, DDD-Diagnostics A/S, Neusoft Medical Systems Co. Another notable feature of our report is an analysis of the revenue forecast of the global dysphagia management market in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. Read More »

'Hawaii Five-0' Season 8 Spoilers: McGarett Recruits New Members

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The first major change is promoting Ian Anthony Dale as a series regular. The network announced Wednesday that it would promote Ian Anthony Dale , who has appeared on the show as Adam Noshimuri, a character Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin) will now recruit to work for the task force. Read More »

ADB: Rise in exports boost developing Asia's growth outlook

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It has not changed its prediction for Southeast Asia's overall growth rate, which is still expected at 4.8 percent this year. India's inflation is likely to average 4% in 2017-18, sharply lower than the estimate made at the beginning of the financial year of 5.2%, aided by a surprisingly soft trend in commodity prices, Asian Development Bank (ADB ) said in its outlook supplement released on Thursday. Read More »

EBay Inc. (EBAY) PT Set at $36.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

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Benchmark Co. now has a buy rating on the e-commerce company's stock. A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Currently, EBAY is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) and is down 1.69% to $36.55 per share in trading shortly after its earnings report was released. Read More »

Profits at Sports Direct dive nearly 60%, pummelled by a weak pound

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Like-for-like retail sales - the directly comparable sales in stores which have been open for more than a year - edged 0.3 per cent higher, with total revenues up 11.7 per cent because global sales benefited from weaker pound. His appointment follows a string of senior departures at the group, with former chief executive Dave Forsey quitting previous year - only to be replaced by Mr Ashley. Read More »

Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus

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About 40,789 shares traded. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 20.56% away from the 200-day moving average. It is down 10.49% since July 19, 2016 and is uptrending. TeleTech Holdings, Inc.is a customer service well-known provider that delivers consulting, technology, growth and customer care solutions on a global scale. Read More »

Price Target Analysis of: T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

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According to the analysts, T-Mobile US Cmn (NASDAQ: TMUS ) is expected to announce $0.44/share EPS for the current quarter. ( TMUS ) has the trading volume of 4.5 Million shares with the average trading volume of 3550 shares. AQR Capital Management LLC raised its stake in T-Mobile US by 88.1% in the fourth quarter. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS ) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $68.88. Read More »

Let Japan's first lady teach you the art of shutting Trump down

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Trump told the newspaper it was hard sitting next to her, because they were sitting there for almost two hours. "He said he was seated next to Abe, and stated, ". One reporter who'd met Abe during a 2015 White House visit, meanwhile, had a theory of his own. First lady Melania Trump , right, and Akie Abe , wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , tour Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Fla., on February 11, 2017. Read More »

American Express earnings: $1.47 per share vs $1.43 EPS expected

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V Stock Hit an All-Time Peak Ahead of Earnings Visa shares are trading up 0.4% at $98, fresh off a record high of $98.18. It has outperformed by 39.23% the S&P500. Analysts await Care.com Inc (NYSE:CRCM) to report earnings on July, 26. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to hold steady in coming quarters. Read More »

Fecal Bacteria Found in McDonald's, Burger King, KFC Drinks in UK

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The acceptable results for fecal bacteria is zero, but the coliforms showed up in three of the 10 McDonald's surveyed, six of 10 Burger King locations and seven of 10 KFC restaurants. Now no such standard exists in the UK. Their latest project saw them test the ice at 10 United Kingdom branches of three of the biggest, global fast food chains: Burger King , KFC and McDonald's for faecal bacteria - or poo particles to the non-scientists among us. Read More »

What The Sell-Side Thinks Of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Halliburton Company

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Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Moreover, Highlander Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0.14% invested in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI ). A lower number would indicate that the company has been undervalued, where its stock is relatively low-priced in connection to its free cash flow. Lehman Fincl reported 19,742 shares stake. Read More »

Unemployment rate holds firm in June

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In the absence of underemployment data that won't be released until the August jobs report, it's likely the split in full and part-time hiring, total hours worked and the unemployment rate will be used as a proxy for measuring labour market slack, a crucial cog in determining the outlook for wage pressures. Read More »

Microsoft Earnings Foreshadow Another Yearly High on Friday

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In recent news, the company confirmed reports that it is restructuring its global sales team, which includes an undisclosed number of layoffs. Pacific Center for Financial Services bought a new position in Microsoft Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $155,000. Read More »

Japan's central bank has cut inflation forecast

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Following a two-day policy meeting, the BOJ left unchanged its monetary policy including asset purchases and a negative interest rate, in contrast to other major central banks turning toward tightening. It has also been its weakness given that price growth remains relatively weak despite the wider economy is now on a more stable state. Japan's exports rose almost 10 percent in June from a year earlier, while imports jumped 15.5 percent due largely to a rise in oil and gas imports, ... Read More »

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK): A Peek Behind the Curtain

Ngp Mr Management Llc who had been investing in Mplx Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.10 billion market cap company. Jane Street Group has 4,323 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating , 3 a hold rating , and 5 a sell rating . The company was initiated on Thursday, March 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained the shares of WOS in report on Monday, April 10 with "Hold" rating . Read More »

The highest earners in the BBC have been revealed

Former soccer star Gary Lineker , the presenter of " Match of the Day ", was the BBC's top sports broadcaster in the 1,750,000 and 1,799,999 pound range, or $2.28 million to $2.34 million. He said: "There are loads of people wandering around the BBC right now worrying about conflict of interest". Tracy Brabin was among several members of Parliament to speak out on what they called lack of gender pay equality among the network's best known personalities. Read More »

Were Analysts Bullish Norcros plc (LON:NXR) This Week?

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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has risen 15.90% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

"Guess what we've done?" as Hydro One buys U.S. company

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The deal comes amid growing shareholder concern surrounding the utilities company's current portfolio of assets, all of which are centered in the Province of Ontario. The Company operates through two business segments: Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P). In an email to AEL&P employees, Avista Utilities president Dennis Vermillion said he will travel to Juneau on Monday to talk about the change. Read More »

Sears is adding Alexa support to its Kenmore smart home appliances

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This is the broadest distribution of Kenmore products outside of Sears stores and related online sites, according to Sears . "At the same time, Sears Home Services and our Innovel Solutions unit will benefit from the relationship as more customers experience their quality services for Kenmore products purchased on Amazon.com", Lampert added. Read More »

UK Retail Sales Rebound As Heat Wave Boosts Clothing Demand

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Retail sales rose 0.9% in June, bouncing back from the 1.5% fall the prior month and beating the consensus estimate of 0.5%. Sales rose in nearly every category last month. Paul Hollingsworth, UK economist at Capital Economics, said: "We shouldn't get too carried away by these figures". Sunny weather brought British shoppers out and led to stronger retail sales than expected in June, shaking off a gloomy start to the year and suggesting the broader economy may be regaining speed after an ... Read More »

Dark web markets AlphaBay & Hansa shut down in massive global operation

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The strategy was developed by teams from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and the Dutch National Police, with the support of Europol . The DOJ said an investigation is ongoing into an AlphaBay staffer living in the United States. Users of Hansa Market were greeted with a message on Thursday saying the domain had been seized by law enforcement. Read More »

Mets' bats go silent against Michael Wacha, fall to Cardinals 5-0

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Carpenter later scored on a Jedd Gyorko sacrifice fly, an unearned run because that would've been the third out of the inning if not for the error . The Cardinals scored three runs in the second, when Wacha was credited with an RBI after beating out the back end of a potential double play. Read More »

New Bluetooth Standard Enables Mesh Networking For IoT

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Further, mesh networking is a great fit for Bluetooth devices because most are very low power, and the mesh specification allows them to conserve energy by sending out lower power signals that don't need to span across multiple rooms. At CES 2017 we met eero , a company that developed a simple-to-use mesh networking solution; also in January, Linksys launched their Velop modular mesh WiFi system; and more recently, Comcast began working with Plume to integrate their mesh ... Read More »