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Cisco’s Video-Conferencing App Webex Records 600M Participants As Pandemic Continues

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) video-conferencing app Webex recorded 590 million participants in September and is expected to record over 600 million this month as people continue to work from home and have switched to video conferencing platforms amid the pandemic. Webex had recorded 3...

3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes & Eko Unite To Meet The Advancing Demands Of The Healthcare Industry

Reportedly, 3M™ (MMM) Littmann® Stethoscopes and Eko to collaborate in an initiative to bring science, technology, and comprehensive solutions to the public and redefine healthcare possibilities. Both 3M and Eko have agreed to work on stethoscope technology with advanced Eko digital innovations ...

IBM Reports Q3 Earnings Inline With The Street

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported Q3 earnings recently, in-line with analyst expectations. Key earning figures: EPS of $2.58 per share was reported, in-line with $2.58 per share expected. Revenue of $17.56 billion was reported versus $17.54 billion expected, reporting...

Burger King Brazil Teams Up With IBM Services For the Development Of Virtual Assistant

Reportedly, IBM (IBM) Services has teamed up with Burger King Brazil to create a new virtual assistant, based on IBM Watson Assistant in the name of Technology Orienting People (TOP). TOP will assist Burger King Brazil's 16,000 employees, with more than 800 restaurants to be more connected to each o...

Verizon To Acquire Central Kentucky’s Bluegrass Cellular

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. has agreed to acquire a rural wireless operator serving central Kentucky, Bluegrass Cellular. Bluegrass Cellular provides service to 210,000 customers in 34 counties in rural service areas 3, 4, and 5 in central Kentucky. Bluegrass customers will receive...

Boeing 737 Likely To Return To Service By Year End: Regulator EASA

As per a Bloomberg report, Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency has informed that Boeing 737 Max is safe to fly again before the end of the year. He further informed that the agency is reviewing the final documents before it issues an airworthiness directive by...

IBM & The Climate Service Partnering To Improve Measure & Quantify Risks Related to Climate Change

As per reports, IBM (IBM) and the Climate Service (TCS), a leader in climate risk analytics for investors and businesses announced their collaboration with financial institutions and corporations to improve measure and quantify risks related to climate change. TCS Climanomics® software platform wil...

Apple To Now Ship Devices From Nearly 300 Retail Stores Across Canada and US

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) will now use its network of almost 300 retail stores spread across the U.S. and Canada as distribution centers to ship products. Earlier, Apple has shipped devices like iPhones, accessories, iPad, and Mac from warehouses located across a customer’s region or directly from ...

Microsoft Employees Can Now Remotely Clock In Up To Half Of Their Weekly Hours

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has allowed most of its employees to clock in up to half their weekly working hours from home, allowing flexibility even after offices reopen following the new working norm driven by the pandemic. However, the company did not confirm having every employee work remo...

IBM Splitting In Two Companies, Shifting Focus To Cloud

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is essentially splitting itself into two public companies, diversifying its legacy business and focusing on high-margin cloud computing. The company is planing to list its IT infrastructure services unit, technical support for data ce...

Cisco Enters A Video Streaming Deal With Britain Telecom Giant BT

Reportedly, tech giant Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has entered a deal with Britain's biggest telecoms group BT for its new service built to speed up internet video traffic through its networks to meet the growing demand for video streaming driven by the pandemic. The new service is developed in coll...

Microsoft Agrees TO Build Data Centres In Greece

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) has agreed to build new data centers in Greece, making it the first country in southeastern Europe to host Microsoft data centers. The investment is expected to boost entrepreneurship and encourage companies to invest in the country after the country has been one of ...

Intel Secures Second Phase Of Contract With Pentagon

Intel Corporation (INTC) has secured a second-phase contract in a project, positioned to help the U.S. military make more advanced semiconductors within the United States. Intel won the first phase of the contract in 2019. “I think one of the areas where we can have the most impact on China bro...

GE’s GE9X Jet Engine For Boeing 777X Passenger Jet Gains Nod From U.S. U.S. Aviation Safety Regulator

Reportedly, General Electric's GE9X engine designed for Boeing Co's (BA) 777X passenger jet has been certified by the U.S. aviation safety regulator, after unexpected wear in a part for the GE9X engine was found last year. The redesign caused several months of delay for Boeing to bring its new jet t...

Apple May Legal And Regulatory Action For Its App Store Practices

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) will face legal and regulatory challenges for its current App Store practices. A group consisting of Spotify Technology SA, Match Group Inc., and "Fortnite" creator Epic Games have joined a nonprofit group, based in Washington, D.C., and Brussels to impose regulatory charges...

Intel Announces Appointment Of Saf Yeboah-Amankwah As Its SVP & CSO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as its senior vice president and chief strategy officer, effective Nov. 1. Yeboah-Amankwah will lead the global strategy office, including Intel Capital, and will also assist the executive team in developing and dr...

Microsoft In “Ongoing Discussions” To Provide Gaming Service On Apple Devices

As per reports, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) is having “ongoing discussions” with Apple Inc. over App Store rules that have kept its video-game streaming service away from iPhones and iPads. Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer stated, “We’re committed to bringing xCloud to all mobile endpoints...

Surprise! Apple Terminates Barclays Credit-Card Partnership While Pushing Forward With Apple Card

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has ended its longtime card partnership with Barclays Plc. and is moving attention to its own Apple Card product-financing plans. The Barclaycard Financing Visa offered customers to purchase Apple products at no interest for different amounts of time depending on the am...

Microsoft Increases Quarterly Dividend By Nearly 10%

Software giant Microsoft (MSFT) announced an increase in its quarterly dividend by 9.8% to $0.56 per share from $0.51 per share, as per reports. The updated quarterly dividend of $0.56 per share amounts to an annualized dividend of $2.24 per share and is to be payable on Dec. 10 to shareholders of r...

Intel Launches “Tiger Lake,” The 11th Gen Flagship Chip For Laptops

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) launched "Tiger Lake," the 11th generation version of its flagship chip for laptops. The chips are manufactured with new techniques equipped with artificial intelligence that can reduce background noise during video calls. The company worked with laptop maker...

IBM Becomes The Newest Member Of World Business Council For Sustainable Development

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. Recently, IBM (IBM) has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, strengthening its commitment to sustainable leadership and development in m...

Verizon Enters $6.6B Deal With Samsung For Network Equipment Through Dec. 31, 2025

Samsung Electronics succeeded in winning a $6.64 billion order to provide wireless communication solutions to Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) in the United States, as per reports. Verizon has been an existing Samsung customer before the order. "With this latest long-term strategic contract, we wi...

Apple Announces Launch Of 75 Million 5G iPhones, Along With New Watches, iPad And HomePod

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is gearing up to build at least 75 million 5G iPhones towards the year-end. The company is launching four new models in October with fifth-generation wireless speeds with different designs and a wider choice of screen sizes. Apple along with its manufacturing partners ha...

Intel Announces Promotion Of Chief Diversity And Inclusion Officer Barbara Whye

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced the promotion of its Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Barbara Whye, as corporate Vice President. Barbara Wyne also served as the Vice President of Social Impact and Human Resources joined Intel in 1995 as an engineer after which she fulfilled ...

Cisco Lists Participation For September 2020 Events With The Financial Community

Dow 30 component, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) confirmed its participation in the following conferences for September. A session with a webcast can be viewed at investor.cisco.com. Citi 2020 Global Technology Conference September 10, 2020, 10:30 a.m. PT / 1:30 p.m. ET in the presence of Sr. Vice Pre...

Canada Awaits Boeing 737 MAX Flight Tests Results

Reportedly, Canada has completed the simulator and flight tests of Boeing Co 737 Max jetliner and is analyzing the results. The aircraft has remained grounded for more than a year after two fatal crashes killing 346 lives onboard. "Canada is the first international regulator to complete validatio...

Boeing In-Process Of Developing Hand-Held UV Wand To Sanitize Cockpits, Cabins Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Boeing Co (BA) is reportedly developing a hand-held wand emitting ultraviolet light to neutralize viruses and bacteria to disinfect flight deck surfaces and controls, along with surfaces throughout the cabin. The rising concerns by airline workers and passengers about the spread of COVID-19 have bee...

Boeing Secures 737 Max Orders From Polish Charter Airline, Enter Air

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured its first order for its 737 Max planes since November from a Polish charter airline, Enter Air with an agreement to buy more. Enter Air and Boeing have also entered a settlement over the grounding of the 737 Max, which has remained grounded since March ...

IBM Developing AI-based Virtual Assistant With The City of Seoul Targeting Discovery Survey On COVID-19 Impacts On Citizens

Dow 30 component, IBM (IBM) has collaborated with the city of Seoul, South Korea for the launch of an AI-based virtual assistant for Seoul citizens, as part of the city’s "I Care You" project using IBM Watson Assistant. The initiative is designed to survey and review the changes and challenges fac...

Boeing Acknowledged With 2020 Sustainability Leadership Award

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been honored with the 2020 Sustainability Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers, recognizing the company’s efforts to recycle excess aerospace carbon fiber. Company’s partnership with UK-based ELG Carbon Fibre since 2018, allows Bo...

Boeing CEO Predicts Smaller Marketplace Over Next Three Years

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) offers a voluntary layoff package to its employees for the second time this year, as the travel industry faces low air travel demand amid the pandemic in addition to Boeing's existing woes of year-long grounding of the 737 MAX and production freeze following two fatal cras...

IBM Launches Power10 Chip For Data Centers

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) to launch a new processor chip, Power10 chip for data centers, that will be equipped to handle workload three times more than its predecessor. The new chip has been designed to be faster at artificial intelligence and with 20 times faster...

CCEP Enters Deal With IBM To Accelerate Its Digital Transformation Using Red Hat OpenShift & Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Reportedly, the world's largest Coca-Cola bottler (based on revenue), the Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), has entered into a multiyear agreement with IBM to move to an open hybrid cloud environment using Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The partnership is aimed to reduce CCEP’s ...

Cisco Reports Q4 Earnings – Lowers Guidance – Offers Cost Cutting Restructuring Plan

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported Q4 earnings recently and forecasted its Q1 earnings below Wall Street Estimates as the pandemic outbreak resulted in low spend by its clients. The company laid down its restructuring plan for the first-quarter, which includes voluntary retirement and layoffs costi...

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Admitted To Coveted “Billionaire Club” As Apple Joins The New “2 Trillion Club”

Apple hit the amazing milestone of being the first company to be valued at $2T today. Apple's (AAPL) Chief Executive Tim Cook is now a part of the "billionaire club" as Apple stocks continue to achieve all-time new highs and the company continues to realize strong results. Mr. Cook directly owns 847...

Apple CFO Luca Maestri Announces Delayed Launch Of New 5G Enabled iPhone 12

As per reports, Apple's (AAPL) next iPhone launch will be delayed by a "few weeks", announced Apple CFO Luca Maestri during the company's Q3 2020 earnings call. Apple's latest launch of iPhone, presumably called the iPhone 12 is expected to be the company’s first 5G-capable product offering faster...

3M Enters Patent License Agreement For Metal Mesh Technology

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) Innovative Properties Co. and Cinotop Electronics Co have entered a patent license agreement for use of 3M’s metal mesh technology used widely in the construction of projected capacitive touch sensors for commercial and consumer applications. Metal mesh conductors have broad a...

Microsoft & TikTok Talks Continue but…

As per reports, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) is still in talks to strike a deal by Sept. 15 for TikTok's U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand operations from the Chinese internet giant ByteDance. The deal would help Microsoft build on its $27 billion purchase of LinkedIn to become a bigger player in in...

Apple Promises To Bring Its Entire Carbon Footprint To Net Zero By 2030

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) unveiled its plan and mission to be carbon neutral across its entire business manufacturing supply chain and product life cycle by 2030 implying that every Apple device will be part of zero climate impact. The company plans to reduce emissions by 75 percent by 2030 and indul...

Intel Shuffles Key Technical Group Into 5 Teams To Directly Report To CEO Bob Swan

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) Murthy Renduchintala, Chief Engineering Officer is scheduled to depart on Aug 3, as part of a move where the company's key technology unit will be separated into five teams. Intel is reorganizing its technology, client group, and systems architecture. All the new...

Aerospace Giant Boeing Released Q2 Results Considers Slowing Aircraft Production Amid COVID-19

Aerospace Giant, Boeing (BA) reported a $2.4 billion second-quarter loss and plans to slow production of its key commercial aircraft as coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the travel industry hurting demand for new planes and it's best selling 737 Max jets remain grounded since March 2019, du...

Microsoft Beats Wall Street Q4 Estimates Powered By Cloud Computing

Microsoft (MSFT) reported Q4 earnings last week, exceeding Wall Street estimates powered its fast-growing cloud computing business. The tech giant reported revenue of $38 billion vs. $35.5 billion expected. Earning Per Share of $1.46 was reported higher than $1.36 expected. It's Intelligent Cloud un...

Intel Announces Shift Of Manufacturing Its Components

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced to give up manufacturing its components after falling far behind schedule developing its newest technology. Intel shares dropped 15% soon after its CEO Bob Swan informed the investors last week on a conference call that the company's new 7-nanometer...

Intel Releases Q2 Earnings But Significant Chip Delay Is Concerning

Intel Corporation (INTC) reported Q2 earnings last week exceeding the street's expectations, however, announced the delay of next-gen chips with tiny 7-nanometer transistors for better performance as it discovered an issue in the manufacturing process leading to lower yields of the chips. Intel now ...

Apple Announces Opening Of Apple Central World The Company’s Second & Largest Retail Location In Thailand

Reportedly, Apple Central World is scheduled to open on Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. ICT in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok’s iconic intersection, where customers will be welcomed by more than 130 new team members speaking 17 languages. Apple Central World, to be the company's second and largest...

Microsoft Made Further Cuts Ahead of New Fiscal Year

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has cut its workforce across a number of teams and locations as it entered its new fiscal year that began on July 1. As per reports, the company has cut roles at its online news portal MSN.com and its Azure cloud division. However, Microsoft declined to comment on t...

IBM Reports Strong Q2

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported Q2r earnings this week, reporting figures better than estimates, gaining on the strength of its cloud business division. “It’s likely that we see that the economic recovery is looking to be longer and more protracted than we might hav...

Apple Succeeds In $15B Irish Tax Issue

Reportedly, this week Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) triumphed against European Commission over its dispute of non-payment of 13 billion euros in Irish taxes. The European Commission failed to substantiate that the Irish government had given the company a tax advantage, after its claimed in August 20...

Boeing Attmepting To Arrange 737 MAX Funding

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA) is trying to attempt to arrange funding for its 737 MAX, as it awaits regulatory approval for design changes amid 15 months grounding following two fatal crashes. The aerospace giant seems to be anxious to resume deliveries even once the regulators declare it safe,...

Cisco To Support Malaysian SMEs With 3-Year Financing Program

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has launched a 3-year financing program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia on all Cisco products including software, hardware, and services with 0% interest and no upfront costs for purchases from USD 20,000 to USD 300,000 (RM 85,600 to RM 1.28...

Daimler Expands IBM Relationship

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Daimler have expanded their agreement allowing Dialmler to migrate its global after-sales portal to the IBM public cloud, implementing an intelligent cloud solution driven by innovation and at the same time maintaining and benefit...

Intel Teaming With IOC To Extend Life Coaching & Access To Tools To Athletes Worldwide Amid Pandemic

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) is working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) extending life coach, mentoring, and learning to more than 50,000 athletes who are a part of the Olympic community and are managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through the postponed Olympic Gam...

Microsoft Announces Permanent Closure Of All Physical Store Locations As Sales Grow Online

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) is set to permanently close all its physical store locations but will continue to invest and encourage investment in a digital storefront along with third-party retailers for sales of products such as the Xbox game player and Surface tablets. “Our sales have gro...

Intel To Partner With Arizona’s MCCCD For First Intel-Designed AI Associate Degree

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is partnering with Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) for the launch of its first Intel-designed artificial intelligence (AI) associate degree program in the United States. The Arizona Commerce Authority to also provides a workforce grant of $100k...

Verizon’s Board Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable August 3, 2020

The Board of Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of 61.50 cents per outstanding share payable on August 3, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 10, 2020.  The company has 4.1 billion shares of common stock outstanding and $10.02 billion in c...

Apple Adds Another AI-Related Acquisition With Ontario’s Inductiv!

As per reports, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has bought machine-learning Ontario-based startup Inductiv Inc. adding to the list of dozen AI-related acquisitions over the last few years. The team of Inductiv is believed to be working on Siri, machine learning, and data science. Apple confirmed the deal and s...

Cisco To Acquire Sequoia Backed Startup ThousandEyes

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) will purchase San Francisco-based startup ThousandEyes Inc. for about $1 billion to boost its software and service capabilities. ThousandEyes keeps in check whether the end-user of internet service is getting what’s promised and intended, and tracks how ...

Apple Secures Rights For Scorsese’s Next Film “Killers Of The Flower Moon”

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese's next film, "Killers of the Flower Moon,” staring star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. As per the Wall Street Journal and Deadline, the film will be labeled an Apple Original Film, and ViacomCBS Inc's Paramoun...

Microsoft To Pushing Cloud Software Offering Into Healthcare Industry

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) plans to launch a version of its cloud-based software to suit the needs of healthcare organizations. The company is implementing technology into a package, "Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare” allowing hospitals to maintain and preserve data throughout an interaction ...

Cisco Systems Beats Estimates Citing Growth In Work-From-Home Apps

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported quarterly revenue recently beating profit estimates as COVID-19 lockdowns boosted demand for its remote-work tools and networking equipment. Companies went online to continue operations during lockdown increasing the use of video conferencing and virtual private n...

IBM Announces Two significant Quantum Processor Upgrades & Quarterly Earnings

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum...

Microsoft Investing In The Potential to Accelerate Innovation Through Italian Datacentre

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT)  is scheduled to launch its first datacentre region in Italy under a $1.5 billion investment plan, expanding its cloud computing services to more locations across the world. The new datacentre region to be based in the Milan area, in addition to other Microsoft's o...

Boeing Points To Deeper Workforce & Airplane Production Cuts

Boeing reported a $641M loss in the Q1 and forced to cut its workforce and aircraft production. The aerospace giant announced quarter earnings recently reporting an adjusted per-share loss of $1.70 and revenue of $16.91 billion. The company has already been facing major losses and challenges due to ...

Microsoft Reports Durable Business Model, Diversified Portfolio, & Differentiated Tech Stack Positions Them Well

Microsoft (MSFT) reported Q3 earnings recently, with its cloud division jumping 27% year-over-year. Earning highlights in comparison to analysts' expectations compiled by Bloomberg Revenue of $35 billion reported versus $33.6 billion expected. Earnings per share of $1.40 versus $1.28 expected...

Intel Reported Revenue of $19.83 Billion In Q1

Intel Corporation (INTC) released Q1 earnings recently reporting EPS of $1.45 per share and revenue of $19.83 billion. Revenue increased 23% on an annualized basis for the quarter ending March 28, above the company’s $19.00 billion forecasts. The company expects $1.10 in adjusted earnings per sha...

IBM Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $1.63/share to Shareholders of Record As Of May 8, 2020

As per reports, the IBM board of directors announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.63 per common share to shareholders of record as of May 8, 2020, payable on June 10, 2020. The dividend represents an increase of $.01 per common share. Arvind Krishna, IBM chief executive officer, stated...

Coca-Cola Signs 5-Yr Microsoft Tech Deal To Gather Information On Internal Systems

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) has signed up a five-year deal with Coca-Cola (KO) for the supply of business software, including its Teams chat app and tools for customer service agents. The deal reportedly includes Dynamics 365, however, companies did not disclose the size of the deal. James Phi...

Boeing Terminates Its Master Transaction Agreement with Embraer

Boeing (NYSE: BA) recently announced the termination of its Master Transaction Agreement with Embraer. The agreement's proposed intent was to create a joint venture with Embraer's commercial aviation business and a second joint venture was set to introduce new markets for the C-390 Millennium mediu...

3M Announces To Host A Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 12

Dow 30 component, 3M (MMM) is scheduled to hold its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders virtually due to the public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic keeping the safety of its members in mind. The Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., Central Daylight Time. The com...

Apple, Google Revise Coronavirus Contact Tracing Tech Ahead Of Its Launch Next Month

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) and Alphabet Inc's Google (GOOG) have updated technical details of the coronavirus contact tracing system set to release next month. The updated features to strengthen privacy and will provide health authorities with more detailed data. The apps to use Bluetooth technolo...

Boeing & FIRST Robotics Partnering To Bring PPE (Masks) From China To New Hampshire Healthcare Professionals

Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) partnered with FIRST Robotics to bring 540,000 medical-grade face masks from China to the US which are planned to be delivered to healthcare professionals battling COVID-19 in New Hampshire. FIRST® Robotics founder Dean Kamen, also a founder of DEKA Research and Dev...

Boeing Scheduled To Resume Philadelphia Operations This Week

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to resume operations at production facilities in Philadelphia next week. The plant manufacturing military rotorcraft including the H-47 Chinook, V-22 Osprey, and MH-139A Grey Wolf, is expected to restart operations on Monday with enhanced safety measu...

Disney CEO Bob Chapek Joins The Board

Dow 30 Component, The Walt Disney Company (DIS),  and its subsidiaries is a diversified worldwide entertainment company that operates in four business segments: Studio Entertainment, Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media.  Reportedly, The Walt Disney Com...

IBM Conducting Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting Tuesday, April 28

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) will conduct its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EDT via a virtual meeting. The decision has been taken keeping in mind the safety of its members along with public emergency orders and re...

Apple Acquires AI Dublin Start-Up Voysis

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) has acquired Dublin, Ireland-based Voysis, an artificial intelligence startup developing a platform for digital voice assistants. Voysis has been working to improve digital assistants inside online shopping apps by improving search results and shopping phrases such as ...

IBM Announces Howard Boville As Head of Cloud Business

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced Howard Boville, as head of its cloud business. Boville previously served as a chief technology officer, Bank of America Corp where he was responsible for building and running the second-largest U.S. bank's cloud services. Earlier, IBM’s ...

Hexcel & Woodward Call Off $6.4B Merger Due To Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA) suppliers Hexcel Corp and Woodward Inc have called off their all-stock merger, a $6.4 billion deal due to worldwide travel bans amid coronavirus pandemic. Boeing is Hexcel's second-biggest customer, contributing to a quarter of the company's annual sales. "Alth...

Microsoft To Acquire Qualcomm Ventures Backed 5G Software Maker For $1.35B

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is acquiring 5G software maker Affirmed Networks Inc, valuing the company at $1.35 billion. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Earlier Microsoft also struck an agreement with AT&T Inc. last year to move the carrier’s network to its platform, building...

Intel Is Providing Money & Equipment For COVID-19 Relief Programs In Oregon & Beyond

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is working to provide money and equipment to health agencies and other COVID-19 relief programs. The company informed that $1 million out of $4 million announced this week will back groups in Oregon for essential services and equipment. The following community-ba...

Intel Assures Worldwide Delivery Of Products Is Greater Than 90% On Time

As per reports, the world’s biggest chipmaker, Intel Corporation (INTC) confirmed that it is maintaining above 90% on-time delivery of its products from factories worldwide. Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan applauded the efforts of the team and stated that he is “inspired by the deep commitme...

Boeing Taking Necessary Steps To Curb Fallout From The COVID-19

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) will cancel CEO's pay, suspend its dividend and extend a pause on share buybacks as companies are ...

Verizon Ensures “Power Of Connectivity” Amid The Growing COVID-19 Outbreak

As per reports, one of the world’s leading providers of technology, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced that for the next 60 days it will waive late fees of any small business or residential customers because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus and the company will n...

Apple Launches Updated MacBook Air With Modified Keyboards

This week, Apple (AAPL) unveiled an updated version of its MacBook Air with modified keyboards. The company switched back to the "scissor" mechanism of keyboards and discarded the "butterfly" which is used in its most popular line of models. The change was incorporated after customers complained tha...

Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates Steps Down From Board

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates has stepped down from the company's board to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, welfare, education, and climate change. Bill Gates along with his wife Melinda runs one of the world's largest charities, the Gates Foundation he...

Intel Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable On June 1, 2020

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. As per reports, the Dow 30 component Intel declared a quarterly dividend of $.33/share on the com...

Apple Reopening Their 42 Branded Stores In China

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ex...

3M & The BrandLab Joining Forces To Promote Diversity In Design Sector

As per reports, 3M (MMM) and The BrandLab, a local nonprofit organization aiming at changing the creative industry of advertising and marketing are joining forces and have entered into a two-year (2020 and 2021) initiative to promote diversity within creative career paths for students, including gra...

Aon & Willis Towers Watson Merging To Offer Tech-Enabled Global Services Focusing On Risk, Retirement, & Health

Reportedly, Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) and Aon plc (ALC) have entered a definite all-stock transaction with a combined equity value of approximately $80 billion. "The combination of Willis Towers Watson and Aon is a natural next step in our journey to better serve our clients in the areas of peo...

Tune In To The March 13 Call To Discuss Cisco’s Optical Business

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. As per reports, tech giant Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) will host a conference call on Friday, March 13, 2020, at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 ...

Intel Gains $600M Bond Approval To Support Intel’s $7B Arizona Manufacturing Expansion

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Recently, Intel received approval for a new $600 million tax-exempt bond through Chandler’s Ind...

Microsoft Shares Selling Off With Markets & The Threat Of Coronavirus Upsetting Supply Chain

Shares of the tech giant, Microsoft (MSFT) dropped this week along with the market and the company's announcement that their falling PC business is due to the failing supply chain because of the Coronavirus outbreak. The statement came after other industry giants like Apple and HP announced similar ...

Intel Launches Updated Processor For Data Centers & Wireless 5G

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel launched new microprocessors, including a 10nm chip for wireless 5G base stations and a sec...

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella Praises Its Cloud Partnership With Reliance (India)

Reportedly, CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft (MSFT) recently promoted its new India cloud partnership with Reliance Industries at an event held in Mumbai, India sharing the stage with Reliance's Chairman, Mukesh Ambani. Microsoft’s partnership with Reliance entered last year marks a 10-year deal to m...

Microsoft Intends To Invest $1.1B In Mexico Over Next Five Years

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is set to invest $1.1B in Mexico over the next five years as per a promotional video released by the Mexican government this week. Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella stated the investment is "focused on expanding access to digital technology for people and organ...

3M To Migrate Its Enterprise IT To Amazon’s AWS

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

Verizon To Offer Its 5G Wireless Service At NASCAR Events To Modernize Wi-Fi Experience

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) to take over the charge of wireless services at NASCAR racetracks after Sprint opted out as the title sponsor of the Cup Series following the 2016 season. The partnership between NASCAR and Verizon was announced last week and is expected to track Wi-...

IBM’s Cloud Based Study Advance Designed To Optimize Time And Cost For Clinical Trials

As per reports, IBM Watson Health launched its latest cloud-based technology IBM Study Advance at the 11th Annual Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE). The tool is equipped to assist in optimizing clinical trial protocol design by allowing automated access to real-world patient population data...

Apple Warns On Presidents’ Day

In an article published on CNBC on Presidents' Day, Apple (AAPL) was confirmed to have warned that it does not expect to meet its Q2 forecast for revenue. Apple pointed to global supply constraints for iPhones and lower Chinese demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Apple had previously e...

Tech Giant Cisco Reports Declining Revenue

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. This week, Cisco reported Q2 results, ahead of analysts’ expectations. The company reported earnings of 77 cents per share vs. the...

Boeing Extends With Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA)

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, Boeing has agreed to a tentative deal with its engineers' union in the extension of its labor contract by four years. ...

Samsung Launches New Compact 5G Foldable Phone Priced at $1380

This week, Samsung Electronics presented its foldable smartphone shaped like a large makeup compact with 5G network capabilities. The Galaxy Z Flip with folding glass starts as a large square when closed and expands like most smartphones. The smartphone priced at $1380 will be available in purple, g...

Boeing Reports Quarter Loses As Its 737 Max Still Awaits Safety Clearance

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing reported its quarterly earnings confirming an operating loss of $2.53B, or $2.33/share, in comparison to a profit of $3.87 ...

Boeing’s 777X Jetliner Debuts Successful First Flight

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As per reports, Boeing's twin-engined jetliner 406-seater 777X plane took its first flight last month. The 777X, the world's large...

Arvind Krishna To Take Over As IBM’s CEO

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has elected Arvind Krishna, 57, as chief executive and a member of the Board of Directors. Krishna currently serves as IBM senior vice president for IBM's cloud and cognitive software division and had played a major role company's acquisition of Red ...

Amazon Beats Earnings Estimates With Assistance From a “Record-breaking” Holiday Shopping Season

Amazon (AMZN) reported its Q4 2019 earnings on Thursday last week, exceeding market estimates and pushing its stock up by 8% after the release. Revenue of $87.4 billion was reported versus $86.17 billion expected and EPS of $6.47 versus $4.11 expected, as compiled by  Bloomberg. The online giant...

Microsoft Taps In With Better-Than-Expected Earnings Prompted By Expansion Of Cloud Division

This week, Dow 30 component and tech-giant Microsoft (MSFT) reported quarterly earnings ending December 2019, beating analysts’ estimates and pushing its stock up by 3% in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The strong performance in the quarter has been pushed by the continuous growth in Microsoft...

Intel And AREA15 Collaborating To Offer Live events, Immersive Experiences In Vegas

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Reportedly, Intel is set to enter a collaboration with Arena15 to offer live events, immersive ex...

IBM’s Q4 Earnings Beat

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) raised its full-year profit forecast, after reporting high revenue growth for the quarter as per reports. Revenue soared on the back of its high-margin cloud computing business. Highlights from the earnings release: Revenue from the cloud bus...

Intel Reports Better Than Expected Q4

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel recently reported Q4 2019 earnings exceeding analysts’ expectations. George Davis, Int...

Microsoft To Share Chat Scanner “Project Artemis” Targeting Child Sex Predators

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) is set to share its tool used on its Xbox gaming service to detect online text chats and adults exploiting and misleading children for sexual purposes. The technique, Codenamed Project Artemis scrutinizes messages looking for patterns and features before raising an a...

Is American Airlines Receiving Compensation From Boeing Over 737 MAX Grounding?

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, American Airlines Group has reached a confidential agreement with Boeing Co to compensate damages the airline faced in...

NVIDIA & Acquisition of Mellanox Will Result In Offering Thought To Optimize Datacenter-Scale Workloads

Recently, Mellanox (MLNX) announced they entered a definitive agreement with Nvidia (NVDA) whereby NVDA will be acquiring all of the outstanding and issued common shares of Mellanox in cash for $125/share resulting in a total enterprise value of  $6.9 billion approximately. The increasing intensit...

IBM Thinks Seawater Could Be The Answer For Batteries

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantu...

Cisco Aiming To Acquire Australia’s Advanced Network Devices Designer Exablaze

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. As per reports, Cisco is aiming to acquire Exablaze, a privately held, Australia-based designer and manufacturer of advanced network...

Boeing To Reconsider Production Plans For Its 737 Max Aircraft

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, Boeing is reconsidering a temporary cut or halt of production of its grounded 737 MAX soon after the Federal Aviation ...

Intel Introducing “Horse Ridge” Quantum Computers Chips

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Reportedly, Intel Corp is planning to modify and simplify the tangle of wires at the background o...

Verizon & Amazon Team Up On 5G Edge Cloud Computing Push

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) and Amazon (AMZN) are preparing to enhance 5G Edge Cloud Computing with their partnership focussing to bring the processing power and storage closer to 5G users and wireless devices and allowing businesses to download data from the cloud at speeds that ...

Intel To Sell Connected Home Division Unit

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Reportedly, Intel is looking for buyers for its connected home division unit. The unit makes chip...

Microsoft And Philips Unveil HoloLens 2 – The Ultimate Mixed Reality Device?

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.  Microsoft along with Philips unveiled HoloLens 2 at MWC Barcelona, stating i...

Uber Sprouting Foreign Wings Acquiring Middle East Ride-Hailing Giant Careem

Uber Technologies Inc. (UBER) is set to put down roots in the Middle East with its $3.1 billion acquisition of Middle East rival Careem after more than nine months of negotiation. Uber will pay $1.4 billion in cash and $1.7 billion in convertible notes in a deal that makes Careem a wholly-owned subs...

Emirates Announces $8.8 Billion Purchase Agreement For Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, Boeing and Emirates announced a purchase agreement for 30 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes at the Dubai Airshow, valued at $...

Team, A Workplace App From Microsoft, Reports To Have +20 Million Daily Active Users

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. As per reports, Microsoft Corp recently claimed that its workplace app, Teams,...

Microsoft Hires U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder To Examine Israeli Facial Recognition Startup AnyVision

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Reportedly, Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder along...

Cisco Beats Q1 Expectations But Q2 Outlook Falls Short

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. Cisco announced Q1 earnings recently reporting figures that fell short of Wall Street targets for the second-quarter outlook even th...

Google Enters Agreement With Ascension, The Largest Catholic Health System In The World

Reportedly, Google (GOOG) has entered an agreement with Ascension, its biggest cloud-computing customer in healthcare to date. Ascension, having operations over 150 hospitals across the United States is expected to move some data and analytics tools in its facilities to Google's servers. The deal wi...

Apple Pushing $2.5B Towards Effort To Improve California’s Housing Issues

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ex...

Apple Reports Q4 Beat & Highlights Strong Holiday Forecast

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ex...

Tech Giant Intel Beats Q3 Expectations

Tech giant Intel Corporation (INTC) released its Q3 earnings report recently. Here are key highlights from the earnings report: • Revenue of $19.19 billion was reported, beating expectations at 18.05 billion. • Adjusted EPS of $1.42 per share, versus $1.24 was reported. • Company’s Clien...

Microsoft Soundly Beats Q1 2020 Expectations

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Microsoft announced Q1 2020 earnings on Wednesday reporting a revenue of $33.1...

Boeing Q3 Report Falls Short, Anticipates Quick Comeback Of 737 Max

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing reported Q3 earnings on Wednesday falling short of what analysts expected, as the company battles to recover from two fatal...

United Technologies Reports Q3 & Raises Full-Year Profit Outlook

Dow 30 component United Technologies Corporation (UTX) creates smart, sustainable solutions that are used to provide high-technology systems and services to both the building and aerospace industries. United Technologies released its Q3 2019 results on Tuesday, reporting sales growth of $19.5B, up ...

Boeing Replaces Head Of Its Commercial Airplane Unit

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Reportedly, Boeing has replaced the head of its commercial airplane unit, Kevin McAllister on Tuesday amid its flagship aircraft 7...

The Chase Center & Other Sports Arenas To Go Live With Verizon’s 5G Mobility Service

Reportedly, Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service will be going live in 10 arenas, hosting millions of basketball fans, hockey fans, and concert-goers each year by the end of the 2019-2020 season. Verizon’s 5G to be available in Talking Stick Resort Arena, Chase Center, Pepsi Center, and ...

SAP “Embrace” Microsoft Via 3-Year Cloud Partnership

Reportedly, the business software group SAP has entered into a three-year partnership, named “Embrace” with Microsoft to assist its large enterprise customers to move businesses into the cloud. The integrated product to be sold through Microsoft's distribution channels, as reported. "We bundl...

Intel Acquires Smart Edge, Aims To Lead Position In Edge Computing.

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) has recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Smart Edge, an intelligent-edge platform from an IT infrastructure and service provider, Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., marking an important growth opportunity for Intel for expansion of comput...

Dow 30 Tech Giant IBM Reports Q3 Results That Disappoint Wall Street

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum...

Raytheon & United Technologies Shareholders Approve Merger

As per reports, shareowners of Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation (UTX) have approved of all the necessary proposals to conclude the merger of equals business combining United Technologies' aerospace businesses, consisting of Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, with Raytheon...

Netflix Beats Wall Street Q3 Expectations But…

Netflix (NFLX) closed at $286.28/share gaining .71% today but reported Q3 earnings beat after the close despite missing subscriber forecast. Netflix reported earnings of $1.47 a share on sales of $5.25 billion, up from profit of 89 cents a share on revenue of $3.91 billion a year ago as analysts exp...

Uber To Acquire Leading Online Grocery Provider In Chile, Mexico

Recently, San Francisco-based Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) announced the acquisition of a leading online grocery provider called Cornershop located in Chile, Mexico.  Upon the closure of the deal, Cornershop is set to continue working under its current leadership but will report to a board with t...

Boeing’s Board Divides Role Of Chairman & CEO

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As per reports, the Board of Directors of Boeing have announced separate roles of the chairman and the chief executive officer of ...

Southwest Pilots Sue Boeing Over Concealing Functionalities Of Unsafe Max

Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been sued by the union of Southwest Airlines Co. pilots, the largest operator of it’s Max aircraft for rushing the output of the 737 Max jet to stay competitive and confining key information about features which contributed to two fatal crashes. The union is seek...

Post-It App Launches Its Mac Desktop Version On High Demand From Users

3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, their integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Their inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. W...

Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures To Invest In Virgin’s Space Travel Program

Reportedly, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to invest $20 million for a minority stake in a start-up that is gearing up to fly its customers into space next year, Virgin Galactic founded by U.K. billionaire Richard Branson. Virgin Galactic is also preparing to reduce global airline travel time to two ...

Microsoft & Avaya Announce Avaya IX-CC A Next Gen Contact Center As A Service Platform

Recently at the 39th GITEX Technology Week, Microsoft (MSFT) and Avaya, a global leader in solutions creating intelligent communications experiences for customers and employees announced that they are joining forces to bring in contact center services to the cloud. The next-generation contact cente...

Did Pilots’ ‘High Workload Environment’ Contribute To Boeing’s 737 Max Crash?

Reportedly, pilots of Boeing 737 Max airplane crash killing 346 people were exposed to “high workload environment,” as per early investigation reports informed CEO Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing at the Economic Club of New York in Manhattan. Earlier investigations revealed that a single airplane sens...

IBM Watson Announces Agreement With A Leading Diagnostic & Imaging Specialist To Upgrade Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. IBM announced recently two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantu...

Cisco’s Introduces Webex Security Equipped To Meet Rigorous Data Security Needs

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. Recently, Cisco announced its Cisco Webex Control Hub Extended Security Pack in addition to its existing well-known end-to-end encry...

Former Vanguard Chief Bill McNabb Joins IBM Board

Last week, F. William McNabb III joined the IBM board of directors adding a total of 13 directors to the board. Mr. McNabb a graduate of Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania formerly served The Vanguard Group, Inc, as chief executive officer and c...

Apple To Feature Films In Theaters By Mid-2020

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ex...

Microsoft Ups Game In Cloud-Computing Clash With Amazon

Reportedly, Microsoft is intensifying its cloud-computing rivalry with Amazon.com with the launch of its Dynamics 365 Commerce and Dynamics 365 Connected Store allowing brands to create personalized and detailed product webpages with customer ratings and reviews. Dynamics 365 Commerce is an omnichan...

“7-3 Vote” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/18/19

Well, we got it, folks. Yes, the Fed met again today and voted 7-3 to raise interest rates for the second time this year by another .25 basis points to 1.75-2%. This move was as the market had widely expected. President Trump also continued to tell the Fed tht they have it all wrong stating "Jay Pow...

“Fed Up Next” Vista Partners Daily Market Recap 9/17/19

The broad markets finished higher again today, except for the Russell 2000, the small-cap stock market index representing the bottom 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index which moved lower by .40% or 6.31 points closing at 1,578.29. the overall positive move came about with the impending interest...

Collin Aerospace To Provide PRC-162 Radios For The U.S. Army

Reportedly, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTX), Collins Aerospace Systems received its sixth order for PRC-162 software-defined ground radios from the U.S army. The $12.7 billion firm-fixed-price contract is expected to be completed by March 2026. PRC-162, the two-channel ground radio...

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Visa Invests In Go-Jek Coordinating to Offer Cashless Payments

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.  Their advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secur...

20 Top U.S. Energy Companies Are Contributing To Build Charter Schools In West Texas

Twenty Top U.S. energy companies, which are part of the Permian Strategic Partnership, including oil giants like Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp, Occidental Petroleum, Royal Dutch Shell, and many others are set to contribute $16.5 million in aid to open new schools in West Texas, a region with majo...

Home Depot Providing Support For Hurricane Barry Locals

Reportedly, Home Depot has dispatched 35 truckloads of generators to stores in the areas hit by tropical storm Barry to help locals cope with power outages. Reportedly, in addition to the above initiative, 250 additional truckloads of supplies in the 28 stores in Louisiana and Mississippi in the s...

Oracle’s Pushing Charges To Delay Pentagon’s Decision For “War Cloud” System?

Amazon and Microsoft continue to wrestle for a $10 billion opportunity to build the first “war cloud” computing for U.S. military under the name The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure plan (JEDI) after Oracle and IBM were excluded at the earlier round of the competition. The project power...

Cisco Recently Announced The Acquisition Of Optical Networking Strategy Co. Acacia Communications

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology,  announced this week that they have agreed to acquire Acacia Communications (NasdaqGS: ACIA), an optical networking st...

India Seeking Boeing’s P-8 Maritime Patrol & Reconnaissance Airplanes

Reportedly, Boeing is poised to sign an exclusive contract in 2020 for 10 Boeing P-8 maritime patrol and reconnaissance airplanes after India's Ministry of Defense approved the purchase. The purchase is reported to be worth up to $3 billion. India currently has a fleet of eight P-8s and ordered fo...

Will Apple’s App Services & Growth In China Power Q3 Results?

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

Papa John Hires McDonald’s Jim Norberg As Chief Of Restaurants Operations

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. The Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the US and across the globe with over 90% of its restaurants owned and operated by local, independent bu...

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Nike Recalls Air Max 1 Sneaker Launch Over US Flag Depiction Issue

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) is withdrawing financial incentives from Arizona after it decided to pull back the release of a sneaker featuring "Betsy Ross flag" stated to release ahead of the fourth of July holiday. The Air Max 1 sneaker faced criticism and disapproval from Nike sponsor Colin Kae...

Saudi’s Flyadeal Cancels Orders Of Boeing’s 737 Max Aircraft

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As per reports, Flyadeal a Saudi Arabian budget carrier cancels orders for Boeing 737 Max aircraft after the latter faced two de...

Australian & New Zealand Banks Evaluating Blockchain Technology For Retail Financing With IBM

Reportedly, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd to test & evaluate a new bank guarantee platform for shopkeepers using a shared database, which is expected to be world’s first-ever blockchain technology used in retail financing...

Nike’s Greater China Growth Sees Strong Momentum

The recent additional tariffs on Chinese imports has been a great concern for many major sportswear brands, however, NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) confirmed recently that the stressed trade relations that the US is having with China have had no impact on its business in the country. In their earnings call rig...

Apple Jettison’s Production Of New Mac Pro Away From U.S.

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

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Israeli’s Nutritional Insights Provider DayTwo Raises $31 Million Funding via Seventure Partners & Johnson & Johnson

Reportedly, Israel's DayTwo raised $31 million in private financing bringing in a total of $48 million funding for the health tech start-up. DayTwo existing investors Seventure Partners and Johnson & Johnson were also participants at the event. DayTwo provides nutritional insights on intestina...

Wal-Mart Accused of Violating Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), accused of violating Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), agreed to pay $144 million to the SEC and $138 million to the Justice Department in order to settle all the criminal and civil claims made by its consultants in B...

Facebook Joining The Cryptocurrency Crusade

This week, Facebook (FB) announced that they are moving forward with their cryptocurrency called Libra. It is reported to be governed by the Libra Association, a group of companies with an equal stake and say in the management of the cryptocurrency. With 30 firms joining the group, Facebook also e...

Amazon, Exxon Among 700 Companies Under Scrutiny Regarding Carbon Disclosure Project Compliance

Reportedly, 700 companies including Amazon, Exxon & Volvo are been questioned on their climatic transparency by environmental groups consisting of investors and interested observers. HSBC Global Asset Management, Investec Asset Management and other 85 investors with combined assets of $10 tril...

Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Report Speaks to Exclusion of Plastic Waste In Environment

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems...

Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Report Speaks to Exclusion of Plastic Waste In Environment

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems...

Boeing’s 777X Flight To Face Delay, Faulty Engine To Blame

The new Boeing 777X passenger, touted as the world's largest twin-engine jetliner plane, reportedly will face several months of delay to take its maiden flight after an unexpected fault was detected in a part of its new engine designed by the engine maker, GE Aviation. GE Aviation Chief Executive ...

Boeing Buying California-based Encore Group

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Recently, it was confirmed that Boeing is purchasing the EnCore Group, a California based aerospace interiors company.  This ...

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IBM Partnering With University the of Witwatersrand To Push Quantum Computing In Africa

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is stepping forward to partner with the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in order to train hundreds of engineers and scientists in Africa on Quantum coding, experimental research to succeed computer-processor technology. Earlier thi...

JPMorgan Rehiring Patrik Czornik To Head M&A Business In Germany

Reportedly, Patrik Czornik is set to re-join JP Morgan as a Managing Director in-charge of M&A business in Germany. His immediate goal will be to expand the client base in Europe’s largest economy, as per the memo sent to staff by the bank. Czornik has been associated with JP Morgan for 12 ...

Dow Showcasing Breakthrough Technology & Design In Glass Designs At GDP 2019

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is showcasing its silicone modernization along with other complementary technologies used to improve the life cycle and system performance of glass facades on June 26 to 28 in Tampere, Finland during the Glass Performance Days (GPD). The event will witness experts speak on Dow’s...

JPM’s Infrastructure Investments Fund Purchasing El Paso Electric Company

J.P. Morgan Investment Management's advised investment vehicle, the Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF), is reportedly purchasing the El Paso Electric Company (EPE) for $68.25 in cash per share in an agreement representing a collective value of approximately $4.3 billion. The deal is approved by...

Will Microsoft & Oracle’s Joint Cloud Services Change The Cloud Computing Arena?

Microsoft (MSFT) and Oracle  (ORCL) have reportedly come together with a goal of to enhance their cloud computing services with high-speed links between both company’s data centers which is believed to enable them to pitch & to a greater degree win large businesses and government organizati...

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Apple Mandates Developers Move Login Button Ahead

As per developer guidelines released this week, Apple (AAPL) has requested that all place its new "Sign on with Apple" button in apps for its devices above Google and Facebook buttons. Apple’s recent launch of its login button underlines user’s privacy as it generates random an email address r...

United Technology Announces New CEOs of Carrier & Otis Units Prior to Public Spinoffs

United Technologies Corp. (UTX) named David Gitlin as the Chief Executive Officer of Carrier air conditioners. Previously, Gitlin served as the president of UTC Aerospace Systems. Judith Marks was also declared as the new Chief Executive Officer for Otis elevators & had joined Otis as Presiden...

Walmart Working With Volkswagen’s Electrify America To Add More EV Chargers By Yearend

Reportedly, the Volkswagen AG unit, Electrify America, is due to expand electric vehicle charging stations at Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) stores while concentrating more on America's heartland states. Electrify America with more than 120 operational charging stations currently at Walmart stores in...

Is Russia A Major Global Focus Market For P&G?

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 component,  supplies branded consumer packaged goods to consumers across the globe. Reportedly, Procter & Gamble is due to expand its manufacturing & distribution center while localizing production in Russia. The Consumer good giant has inv...

Walt Disney World Set To Host Its First Ever Nighttime Christmas Show

Walt Disney World is reportedly set to host its first Christmas nighttime show from November 8 – December 22 in Orlando, FL. Further details of the upcoming event were shared in Disney Park’s blog as below: “Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks show, hosted by the one-and-only Minnie...

Goldman To Purchase Virginia Based, Capital Vision Services

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is set to purchase Capital Vision Services, which manages MyEyeDr, an optometry practice,  from its current owners Altas Partners LP and Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) according to the Wall Street Journal. The purchase rep...

Boeing Reduces 737 Max Production

Reportedly Boeing recently cut down the production rate of its 737 Max aircraft from 52 to 42 per month with effect from mid-march this year. Dennis Muilenburg CEO, Boeing said company’s long-term production amidst the grounding has not changed. However, Muilenburg was uncertain as to when the p...

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Will Georgia’s Abortion Law “Force” Disney To Stop Filming In The State?

As per Reuters report, Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), informed all that the implementation of the abortion law in the State by Georgia's Republican governor would make filming in the state “Very Difficult”. The law restricts abortion of a well-formed six weeks old fetus with ...

Walmart Appoints Former Google Exec Suresh Kumar As CTO & CDO

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) recently appointed Suresh Kumar as its Chief Technology Officer & Chief Development Officer amidst a period of great digital transformation and growth for the retail chain. Suresh Kumar has a Ph.D. in Engineering from Princeton University and also completed a Bachel...

Chevron Pushing Forward With Electric Car Charging Ports Effort

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) is planning to offer electric car charging ports at a few of its stations in California, initially near LA and San Francisco. The fast charging spots are due to be installed by EVgo which is currently operating car charging networks in over 34 U.S states....

Air New Zealand To Include Eight Boeing 787 -10 Dreamliner Jets To Its Fleet

According to several reports recently, Air New Zealand placed an order for eight Boeing Co 787-10 Dreamliner jets with an agreement including an option to increase the number to 20. The new jets are to be powered with General Electric Co engines replacing Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC engines. The 787 ...

Performance Based Targets On Hold For Pregnant Athletes Per Nike

Recently the Sportswear giant Nike faced severe criticism for holding payments of its athletes pregnant or on maternal leave. Hence in order to show support, the company has decided to waive off performance-based targets for their pregnant athletes for 12 months, as reported in the New York Times....

Has The Reputation of the FAA Been Affected By The Grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max?

Recently it was reported at the Skift Forum Asia conference in Singapore that United Airlines President, Scott Kirby stated that Boeing Co 737 Max grounding has affected the reputation of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA). Kirby added, "The brand of the FAA has certainly been impact...

Walmart Organizes NYC Event Aiming to Attract Advertisers Away From Amazon, Facebook, & Google

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has organized an event called "5260" and invited large consumer good companies and advertising firms to attend the New York event in the coming week to pitch its first-ever advertising business. Apparently, the retailer is gearing up to persuade companies and advertiser...

Is Apple Selling Its iTunes Customer Data?

Apple’s advertising promise “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone” is under question as reportedly Apple (AAPL) has been sued by customers using iTunes claiming their personal information has been sold and unlawfully disclosed. Two customers from Rhode Island and one from Michiga...

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Walmart Increasing Efforts to Help Mothers Bounce Back Into Careers

Research shows on an average an American woman at the age of 26 on a five-year career break loses $467,000 in her lifetime earnings. A number of working mothers in the U.S quitting their job to take care of families is 3 times more than male employees, as per reports. Hagit Katzenelson, a product...

Is Apple Facing Another Trade War Related Hit in China?

Reportedly last week the U.S President banned U.S companies from working with Huawei possibly making business operations a bit more difficult for Apple Inc. in China. Trump’s decision could trigger a strong reaction from China, primarily by banning Apple products or by imposing production restri...

McDonald’s Faces Sexual Harassment Charges From Employees

Recently, the American Civil Liberties Union, the labor group Fight for $15, and the Times Up Legal Defense Fund filed charges against the multinational food chain McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) for sexual harassment in the workplace. The legal actions include three new civil rights lawsuits, out ...

IBM Will Have To Wait For EU’s Red Hat Decision

According to reports, International Business Machines Corporation's (IBM) $34 billion bid for Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will just have to wait for the EU antitrust regulator's decision & possibly until June 27. Touted as IBM’s "biggest deal ever," Red H...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-21-2019)

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Nike Pledges To “Go Even Further” To Support Female Athletes During Pregnancy

NIKE, Inc. (NIKE) is reportedly going to modify terms in its new contracts in order to support female athletes during pregnancy. Recently, the sports brand was criticized for holding or "pausing" payments for expecting mothers on leave. Here's the complete statement at the Nike website.  As publi...

Apple’s FREE Gaming App “Steam Link” Now Available

Apple Inc is now offering Steam Link, a free gaming app on iPhone, iPad, and the Apple TV that allows gamers to play PC games on mobile devices. The app uses the processing power of the desktop or laptop and streams high graphics games on mobile devices or set-top boxes over a home network.  The ...

How Is Tech Giant Apple Attempting To Simplify Modern TV Watching?

Recently, Apple (AAPL) launched its new and apparently "much improved" television watching App for its devices and some internet compatible Television sets. The new app is believed that it will trigger an increase Apple's revenue via the reselling other companies programming in addition to its own...

Global Technology Leader Cisco Beats Analysts Predictions & “Positioned” For Trade War

Recently global technology leader Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported that its total revenue rose approx. 4 percent to $12.96 billion, beating analyst’s expectation of $12.89 billion.  Cisco also earned 78 cents/share beating expectations of 77 cents/share. Forward-looking, Cisco added that th...

United Technologies’ Collin Aerospace Systems Set To Initiate The First Ever International Space Trade Summit

Dow 30 component United Technologies Corporation (UTX) creates smart, sustainable solutions that are used to provide high-technology systems and services to both the building and aerospace industries. Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp, along with the U.S. Department of...

Will Chevron’s Anadarko “Pass” Produce Capital Discipline For Shareholders?

Recently, Occidental Petroleum Corp with the financial assistance of $10 billion from the billionaire investor Warren Buffett overtook Chevron's takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp at $38 billion (£29.17 billion). Chevron refrained from raising its initial offer after Occidental’s $76 per...

Cisco To Develop Industrial Internet Of Things With Snam

Snam, a European natural gas utility and Dow 30 component and tech giant Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) are seeking to come together to develop an industrial internet of things, research, development, and innovation for the major European utility. Snam signed a memorandum of understanding with the tec...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-12-2019)

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Disney Pushes Avatar2 Release But Confirms “Star Wars” Rollout

“Avatar2” the sequel to 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” got a new and delayed release date which is now  December 2021 and the“Star Wars” films will now start in December 2022, as announced by Walt Disney Co.  Recently, Walt Disney added “Avatar” and other movies to its kitty and bols...

Will Microsoft & VMware’s New Partnership Boost Cloud Computing Growth?

It would seem that Microsoft has taken a page from its cloud computing rival, Amazon Web Services that partnered with VMware Inc. in 2016 to draw customers to its network. Recently, it was reported that Microsoft (MSFT) is currently partnering with VMware Inc. to attract more customers to its Azur...

JP Morgan Announces May 21, 2019 Shareholders Annual Meeting

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) recently announced that it will hold its annual meeting for shareholders at the Chase Tower in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m (central). The General Public can listen to the event by dialing U.S & Canada - (866) 541-2724  & Other Internat...

Did Apple Overcharge Spotify Over In-App Subscription Purchases?

Spotify has filed a complaint against Apple (AAPL) to the European Commission claiming that the technology giant is charging a 30 percent fee on developers for its in-app subscription purchases made through App store. The audio streaming platform expressed how difficult it is to maintain competiti...

Berkshire’s Earnings Soared After Investment in Apple (AAPL) But…

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's Berkshire Hathaway‘s earnings soared more than $10 billion after its investment in Apple Inc. pushing its shares up by 20% in its first quarter. However, Charlie Munger agrees that not buying Google’s shares was a blunder and he expressed “We’re ashamed....

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 5-4-2019)

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Disney & Sinclairs To Reach A Deal Worth More Than $10 Billion Over Sports Network

Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday the acquisition of 21 regional sports networks of Walt Disney Co by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. The deal could possibly include sports channels in Los Angeles and Detroit, as per reports. Disney had previously won the acquisition of $71 billion for Fox's f...

Travelers Announces Its Reforestation Initiative With “American Forests”

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) in a joint initiative with the country’s oldest non-profit conservation group, American Forests announced to plant a tree when a customer opts for a paperless transaction. The venture aims to plant one million trees through April 2020 in aid to support refores...

Can We Conclude That Cryptocurrencies Are No Longer A Surprise Component For Multinationals?

Gavin Brown, co-founder and director Blockchain Capital at the Credit Suisse Global Supertrends Conference in Singapore in an interaction with CNBC’s Martin Soong stated “What we’re seeing really is the democratization of money so you know, if you and I wanted to, we could create a CNBC coin...

Applications Removed From Apple’s App Store Over Privacy Issues

Apple Inc. (AAPL) removes several apps built with parental controls (restricting screen time or features) from its app store over "Violation of App store Policies". The Multinational giant responded on the issue when recently, The New York Times had reported that Apple is eliminating 11 out of its...

Overwatch League Confirms Deal With AB InBev As Its Official Sponsor

Overwatch is an intense 6v6 action game that emphasizes teamwork and individual skill. Players choose heroes with diverse and powerful abilities, then clash on a variety of maps set in famous locations across the globe. The Overwatch League is an international esports league comprising 20 city-ba...

T-Mobile US Inc & Sprint Corp Merger Awaits Clearance From Justice Department And FCC

As per reports on Thursday, T-Mobile US Chief Executive John Legere and Chief Operating Officer Michael Sievert along with Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure and other senior executives met Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to discuss a merger between the two companies....

Disney’s “Avengers Endgame” Continues To Smash Records!

The last saga of the Superhero Avengers series continues breaking records at the theatres. The Walt Disney Co-presentation beat records in many countries generating a revenue of $1.2 billion. The movie earns an impressive $350 million in the United States, Canada and $330.5 million in China in its...

Joe Heyd, Director Of Global Litigation P&G To Head Cincinnati Bar Association

Joe Heyd currently acting as P&G’s director of global litigation was sworn in as President of Cincinnati Bar Association recently at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Cincinnati. Mr. Heyd is to succeed Kelly Mulloy Myers and take over the responsibilities. Mr. Heyd who has been working at P&...

Lululemon Stepping Soundly Into The Footwear Business

Recently, the CEO of Lululemon (LULU) Calvin McDonald shared with analysts that the company is planning to launch its own footwear line as a part of its five-year growth plan, upon successful collaboration with sneaker company Athletic Propulsion Labs, Los Angeles. The brand well known for its Ap...

Will Netflix Subscribers Ditch Its Streaming Service For Disney+?

In a recent survey by "Streaming Observer" (an independent site that covers streaming technology) Netflix (NFLX) is expected to see a reduction in its subscriber base if Walt Disney (DIS) launches its streaming services Disney+ in November. Netflix which currently has a paid subscriber base of 60 ...

Stars Grace The Premiere Of “Avengers: Endgame” In Los Angeles

The Avenger superhero cast showed up at the grand premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” (last chapter of the 22- movie saga) at Los Angeles on Monday. The event was attended by cast, fans, media, and VIPs. Actors Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)...

Procter & Gamble Co To Stop Advertising On Digital Media?

In a recent industry conference Marc Pritchard, P&G Chief Brand Officer criticized Digital marketing channels for lack of transparency, fraud, and spreading of unethical and harmful content next to their ads. The company now aims to look for marketing channels that are more real, free of offen...

Were Boeing’s Dreamliner 787 Jets Built With Manufacturing Defects?

As reported in The New York Times, Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina overlooked manufacturing defects in the jets raised by employees and pressurized the team to speed up the production process. The report pointed out how “hundreds of pages of internal emails, corp...

JP Morgan Appoints New CFO, Exiting CFO To Lead Consumer Lending Business

Recently, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) in an internal memo to employees announced the appointment of a new CFO, Jennifer Piepszak that will take effect on  May 1st.  She is acting as currently CEO for card services for the bank. Current CFO Marianne Lake will continue serving the bank in her n...

Did Apple Conceal An iPhone Sales “Slump?”

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) has revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless ...

United Airlines Believes The “Troubled” 737 Max Will Be Back In Service Over the Summer

As per many reports, this week, Chicago-based United Airlines foresees 737 Max's to return to operations by this summer. Delivery of the aircraft is expected by the fourth quarter. The airline owns 14 737 MAX aircraft and is awaiting delivery for another 14 jets by the year-end. Chief Financial Of...

Book Lover? Some Recommendations From Microsoft’s Founder Himself

William Henry Gates III ("Bill Gates") is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and programmer. He is best known as the principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation. An interesting fact about Bill Gates is that he prioritizes his sleep as it keeps him act...

The Travelers Institute Kicks Off “Distracted Driving” Awareness Month At Morgan State University

Dow 30 component, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) is an insurance provider of property casualty insurance for home, auto, and business. Recently, The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. hosted a conference at Morgan State University, Baltimore, Mar...

The Village School Partners With Tech Giant Cisco For Students To Seek Real-Time Training

The Village School, a Nord Anglia Education (NAE) international school, is partnering with technology giant Cisco (CSCO) to provide an industry-oriented learning program for its students. The association will open opportunities for students to delve into career paths and aspirations throughout the...

Can Apple Carve Out A Niche In Consumer Health?

Apple Inc is setting its table in its hope to emerge as a leader in the health care industry. The new aspiration for the technology giant holds a good chance to take over the health market keeping in mind its vast user base and past successful penetration into the music and mobile services via iT...

Boeing’s 737 Max Monthly Production To Be Reduced By 20%

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and...

Microsoft Top Executives To Meet & Discuss Harassment Issues At Upcoming Employee Meeting

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Microsoft Corp’s top officials are scheduled to meet and discuss the issue...

P&G’s “Tide Loads of Hope” Assisting Nebraska Flood Victims

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 component,  supplies branded consumer packaged goods to consumers across the globe. In the past, we have seen how P&G lends a supporting hand to the social community in need. This time P&G along with its Tide Loads of Hope has come forward ...

Intel’s New Server Chips To Leverage The Market

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. It was recently announced that Intel is introducing 90 different versions of the Xeon processor...

Boeing Meets With Norwegian

Last week, Norwegian Air a major client of Boeing sought compensation over Max groundings. On April 3rd it was reported that Bjoern Kjos, CEO Norwegian Air had tweeted "We have had some good meetings with Boeing today discussing the grounding of the MAX and how we can maneuver through this difficu...

Japan Display Inc To Enter OLED Battle

Recently, it was reported that Japan Display Inc will enter the OLED display or screen market by initially supplying them for the production of Apple watches later this year. The collaboration comes as a relief for Japan Display, whose business has suffered due to Apple’s recent shift from LCD a...

Is Saudi Aramco The World’s Most Profitable Company?

Saudi Aramco is a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. As per Bloomberg News, it is the most profitable company in the world. Saudi Aramco made an eye-popping $111 billion in 2018 as per financial data disclosed by the state-run oil giant. The o...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 4-3-2019)

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Report on Ethiopian Plane Crash To Be Released Soon

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and ...

United States Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board Entered Decision Denying Institution of IPR Against Juniper Networks

 Palo Alto-based Finjan Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: FNJN) ("Finjan") is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan, Inc.'s inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and ...

JP Morgan & Cisco Hosting Joint Conference Call Regarding Intent–Based Networking Strategies

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol-based networking and other communications technology. Cisco to discuss deployment of its Intent-Based Networking across all networks with its Senior Vice president Scott Harrell, JP Mo...

Apple Progresses With Launch of New Products, Streaming Services & Content

Dow 30 component & tech giant  Apple (AAPL) launched its new Siri compatible AirPods with wireless charging recently. The headphones will be on sale starting at $159. In addition to the above launch, Apple bombarded the market with the launch of two new iPads and new iMacs. The above launche...

German Airline Lufthansa Seeking More Boeing Aircrafts

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and ...

Microsoft Takes Control of 99 Websites Used By “Malicious Group”

Redmond, Washington-based American multinational technology company Microsoft (MSFT) develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Microsoft (MSFT) recently took control of 99 websites used by a "malicious ...

Antonia Gagliardi Joins American Express Leadership Team

Dow 30 component American Express Company (AXP), and its subsidiaries provide customers and businesses globally with charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services. They look to enrich the lives of their customers and build business success. American Express recently announce...

Apple Announces Dates of WWDC 2019

Dow 30 component Apple (AAPL) revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless expe...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 3-12-19)

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Intel Introduces New Acceleration Card to Better the Growing 5G Network

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel recently announced the Intel FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card N3000 at the Mobile Worl...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-22-19)

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Will It Now Be More Difficult for Cisco (CSCO) to Avoid Liability Under Finjan’s “Battle-Hardened” Patents?

Established 20 years ago, Palo Alto-based Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN) is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan, Inc.'s inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously u...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-14-19) (Happy Valentines Day!)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 2-6-19) (31 now!)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-31-19)

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Walmart “Walks Out” On Google

Walmart (WMT) is reportedly "walking out" on Google (GOOGL) after deciding to no longer make their products available on the tech giant's Google Shopping Actions or Google Express delivery service. The two companies' collaboration was an attempt to dethrone Amazon (AMZN) as the top online retaile...

Cloud Services Provider Fusion Announces 3-Year Agreements in January Totaling $7.7M With National Retailer & Healthy Lifestyle Food Brand

Fusion (FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, announced in January that it has secured a $6.5 million cloud solutions agreement to provide Fusion's award-winning SD-WAN, Unified Threat Management and fully redundant Internet access to a major retailer operating across the United States. The...

Commuting to Work Like George Jetson Just Got a Little Closer!

Dow 30 component Boeing (NYSE: BA)  is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.  A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing product...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-24-19)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-18-19)

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Microsoft Committing $500M Towards Affordable Housing Situation in Seattle

Microsoft (MSFT) announced on Thursday this week that it is committing  $500M towards the worsening affordable housing situation in Seattle. The vast majority of the money is to be used to increase housing options for low and middle-income workers as they are being priced out of Seattle. Mic...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-12-19)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-12-19)

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Intel’s New Logistics Platform Helps Maintain Quality, Integrity, & Security Throughout Supply Chain Delivery

Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the most amazing experience possible while designing, manufacturing, and selling integrated digital technology globally. Intel recently announced the launch of the Intel Connect Logistics Platform, Intel's economical...

A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-2-19)

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A Growing List of Inspirational Quotes For Success In Life, Investing & Trading! (Updated 1-1-19)

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