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Apple Pay ‘Growing Nicely’ Says Analyst

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) released its Apple Pay program for retail stores and in-app sales in the fall of 2014. Last fall the company added for mobile and desktop browser ...
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Satisfaction With Smartphones Nearly Equal Between Apple, Samsung

The more consumers use a smartphone to operate connected home services like smart appliances and thermostats, the better they like their smartphones. The highest ratings were reported by consumers who ...
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How Much Would You Pay to Stream a New, First-Run Movie?

Movie studios and theater owners are talking about shortening the between a movie's first theatrical release and the first day the movie may be streamed. The gap between the so-called ...
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Will Tronc Vice Chairman Offer $18 a Share?

There is speculation by the Los Angeles edition of the American Business Journal that Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) Vice Chairman Patrick Soon-Shiong may make a bid for the entire company. In ...
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Sears Management Says It May Not Survive

Usually buried in the small print of some troubled public companies is the phrase "substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." Recently that company was ...
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Amazon’s Alexa Adds Voice Shopping for Prime Now

The whole point of all the gizmos, gadgets and freebies doled out by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is to make it so easy for consumers to buy from Amazon that ...
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JC Penney Stock Plunges 84% in 5 Years

How badly off is J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), at least in the eyes of Wall Street? Shares are down 84% in five years to just under $6. Over ...
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The List of All 138 Stores JC Penney Is Closing

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced the 138 stores it would close today. Earlier this year, J.C. Penney said it would close 130 to 140 locations because of flagging ...
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Amazon Owns a Third of Global Cloud Market

The worldwide market for cloud infrastructure and services reached $148 billion for the four quarters ending in September 2016, up 25% compared with the four quarters ending in September of ...
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Counterfeit Hoverboard Battery Could Cost Amazon $30 Million

In January of last year, a $1 million home in Nashville was destroyed when a hoverboard purchased from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) caught fire. The family's father had to rescue ...
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Tronc Licenses Washington Post Publishing Platform

The Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) transformation from a print and digital publishing company to one that is much more digital than print assumes it will use state of the art ...
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Will Pandora’s On-Demand Streaming Service Make a Difference?

Music-streaming service Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) launched its premier on-demand streaming service, Pandora Premium, Monday morning. The new service will cost $9.99 a month, after a free trial period ...
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Pennsylvania Sues IBM for Fraud

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has found itself in the crosshairs of the governor of Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Wolf said IBM had failed to live up to an expensive ...
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How Apple’s Siri Learns a New Language

When comparing personal assistants, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) stands well above the competition of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) in one key area: language. Although most ...
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RadioShack Bankruptcy Puts 1,500 Stores at Risk

RadioShack parent, General Wireless Operations, made a voluntary Chapter 11 filing yesterday. The company stated it would close 200 stores immediately. General Wireless is "evaluating options" for another 1,300, the ...
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