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John Deere Posts Better Than Expected Profits

John Deere Posts Better Than Expected Profits

On Friday, John Deere said that its fiscal second quarter profit and revenue both rose as well as surpassed analyst estimates. The company also said it has raised its outlook for the fiscal year in equipment sales growth outlook from... 
Alphabet Has Huge Challenges Ahead In Voice Search Technology

Alphabet Has Huge Challenges Ahead In Voice Search Technology

Alphabet is currently planning on retaining its crown as the top information provider through Google products but the company has a long way to go when it comes to voice search. Alphabet subsidiary Google is one of the major tech companies... 
Verizon Announce Acquisition of Straight Path Communications

Verizon Announce Acquisition of Straight Path Communications

Verizon Communications may already be the No 1 wireless carrier in the United States, but that is not stopping them from continuing their growth; after all, what good is being at the top if you can’t stay there? With that in... 
DHS Could Extend The Electronics Ban On Flights To Europe

DHS Could Extend The Electronics Ban On Flights To Europe

A ban on large electronic items such as laptops in commercial flights headed to the United States might in the near future affect passengers from European countries. Currently the ‘laptop ban’ targets eight countries in Africa... 
Reports Loss And Stock Falls Sharply As Shareholders Take A Hit

Reports Loss And Stock Falls Sharply As Shareholders Take A Hit

Snap’s results for the first quarter indicated that the social media company faces an uphill task in becoming a profitable business. In the first quarter the company recorded a loss of $2.21 billion compared to a loss of $104.6 billion... 
Sinclair is About To Sign A Deal To Acquire Tribune

Sinclair is About To Sign A Deal To Acquire Tribune

You might not know who the Sinclair broadcasting group is, but that might change as the Baltimore, MD-based company is set to control roughly one-third of all television programming in the United States. Sinclair has announced, this... 
Cisco To Acquire Technology And Talent From Data Analytics Firm

Cisco To Acquire Technology And Talent From Data Analytics Firm

Cisco has entered an agreement with Saggezza, a Chicago, Illinois-based data analytics firm which will see the former acquire both talent and technology from the latter. The terms of the deal were, however, not revealed. Saggezza was... 
Facebook Continues to Grow, but is A Massive Shift In Store To Maintain in A Constantly Changing Market?

Facebook Continues to Grow, but is A Massive Shift In Store To Maintain in A Constantly Changing Market?

It looks like the world’s biggest—and, at least for now, most powerful—social network will continue to grow its already massive audience in a time when the market is starting to get extremely competitive. Just this week,... 
Wells Fargo & Co Reiterates “Market Perform” Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Wells Fargo & Co Reiterates “Market Perform” Rating for Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reissued by stock analysts at Wells Fargo & Co in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $140.00 price target on... 
Dollar General Corp. (DG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-eight brokerages that are covering the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen... 
Boeing Co (BA) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG

Boeing Co (BA) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG

Boeing Co (NYSE:BA)’s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Deutsche Bank AG in a report released on Friday. They presently have a $210.00 target price on the aircraft producer’s stock, up from their prior... 
Mattel (MAT) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Mattel (MAT) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more... 
District Court Issues Exxon Mobil $21 Million in Penalties for Clean Air Act Violations

District Court Issues Exxon Mobil $21 Million in Penalties for Clean Air Act Violations

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that ExxonMobil Corp must pay a penalty worth nearly $20 million because of pollution generated by its Baytown, TX refining and chemical plant (between 2005 and 2013). U.S. District Court Judge David... 
LVMH Buys Minority Stakes in Christian Dior in $13.1 Deal

LVMH Buys Minority Stakes in Christian Dior in $13.1 Deal

French billionaire Bernard Arnault and the LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton luxury empire announced, on Tuesday, the completion of a minority stake purchase of Christian Dior in a buy worth more than $13 billion (USD). The seven... 
Data Price Hikes Expected In The Face Of A Deregulation By Republican-Controlled FCC

Data Price Hikes Expected In The Face Of A Deregulation By Republican-Controlled FCC

A Thursday vote by the Federal Communications Commission will now see the Business Data Services segment that is worth approximately $45 billion deregulated. Small businesses are likely to be affected by price hikes in the deregulation... 
Prices Of Tesla Model S Vehicles Changed

Prices Of Tesla Model S Vehicles Changed

Following the discontinuation of the cheapest Tesla model, the Model S 60, the electric car maker has now reduced the price of the Model S 75. The new base version of the Model S will now cost $69,500 down from $74,500. This now makes... 
Citigroup Earnings Up Over Last Year’s Numbers

Citigroup Earnings Up Over Last Year’s Numbers

Citigroup has released its latest quarterly performance report, showing that America’s fourth-largest bank (by assets held) is making definite progress towards its several-years-long effort to recover from the recent financial... 
Microsoft Acquires Cloud Startup As It Races To Catch Up With Rival

Microsoft Acquires Cloud Startup As It Races To Catch Up With Rival

In a blog post, Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Deis, a firm that concentrates on containers – a way of developing and deploying software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in the deal that was revealed on Monday morning. In... 
AT&T To Acquire Straight Path Communications In Preparation For 5G

AT&T To Acquire Straight Path Communications In Preparation For 5G

AT&T has revealed that it is acquiring Straight Path Communications at a price of $1.25 billion in an accumulation bid for airwaves as it prepares for a 5G network. Straight Path Communications holds numerous wireless spectrum... 
Ford Has Designed A Crib That Mimics A Car Ride To Help Babies Sleep

Ford Has Designed A Crib That Mimics A Car Ride To Help Babies Sleep

Every parent knows the trick of taking an infant for a drive when they simply refuse to sleep through the night. For whatever reason, a ride in the car always seems to put them back to sleep. Many theorize that it is the vibration... 
Is Apple Ditching Third-Party Tech Devs and Building Everything In House?

Is Apple Ditching Third-Party Tech Devs and Building Everything In House?

Shares of the Anglo-German technology manufacturer Dialog Semiconductor fell by roughly 20 points on Tuesday morning following a warning from a financial analyst who said the company could potentially lose its contract with US tech... 
Survey Reveals That Microsoft’s Surface Tablet More Satisfying Than The iPad

Survey Reveals That Microsoft’s Surface Tablet More Satisfying Than The iPad

According to a survey done by J.D. Power, users of the Surface tablets developed by Microsoft derive more satisfaction from their devices than owners of iPad tablets do. J.D. Power’s U.S. Tablet Satisfaction Study was released Thursday.... 
New Policy To Block Ads On YouTube Videos With Under 10,000 Views

New Policy To Block Ads On YouTube Videos With Under 10,000 Views

YouTube has announced that video channels must get views averaging over 10,000 prior to the video platform placing ads on such content. The video platform has said the move is aimed at punishing those who break the rules. YouTube’s... 
Can Prolonged Antibiotic Use Lead to Colon Cancer?

Can Prolonged Antibiotic Use Lead to Colon Cancer?

So, we are now learning that long-term antibiotic use—and a somewhat ignorant medical over-reliance on them—has contributed to the rise of superbugs. These are bacteria which are mostly immune to traditional antibiotics. Well,... 
Norwegian To Offer $199 One-Way Routes From Seattle to London 4-Days A Week

Norwegian To Offer $199 One-Way Routes From Seattle to London 4-Days A Week

Norwegian Air has just announced a new route that is sure to shake things up across the Atlantic: new service from Seattle to London Heathrow for $199 one-way. The airline will offer four flights a week aboard a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9... 
Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

The old adage says that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but a new study suggests that you might want to trade out that apple for an aspirin. According to this study, simply taking an aspirin a day might actually reduce your chances... 
At Least 1 in 5 Adults in the US Infected By High-Risk Strain of HPV

At Least 1 in 5 Adults in the US Infected By High-Risk Strain of HPV

In a recent study of a two-year period, scientists found that nearly one-quarter of US adults, between the ages of 18 and 59, had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPC) which puts them at a higher risk for developing certain... 
Smoking Rates Down but Population Growth Keeps Smoking Death Rate High

Smoking Rates Down but Population Growth Keeps Smoking Death Rate High

Tobacco use in the United States has declined greatly over the past two or three decades. That might sound impressive, though, until you also hear that approximately one in four men still smoke every day and one in twenty women. Indeed,... 
Amazon To Add More Part-Time Workers As It Experiences Rapid Growth And Diversification

Amazon To Add More Part-Time Workers As It Experiences Rapid Growth And Diversification

Amazon has disclosed that it intends to employ 30,000 workers on a part-time basis in the United States in the next one year. This will include 5,000 virtual customer service agent positions that will allow employees to telecommute.... 
Co-Founder Of Twitter Is Selling A Third Of His Stake

Co-Founder Of Twitter Is Selling A Third Of His Stake

Ev Williams, Twitter’s co-founder, has disclosed that he is liquidating a third of his $630 million shareholding in the microblogging platform. The initial tranche that has already been sold off earned Wlliams $3 million after tax...