In its annual mobile apps survey, Research firm Gartner predicted that by 2019 virtual assistants will account for 20% of all smartphone interactions. With that level of user engagement, predictably all of the largest technology companies are invested in the segment and each brings a different strength to the field.
Will 2017 be the year of the virtual assistant? Image source: Pixabay.
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The Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) stock price is crashing today (Thursday) as the list of potential bidders for the social media company dwindles.
Shortly after the opening bell, the TWTR stock price today was down more than 17% to $20.46.
The TWTR stock price had surged nearly 40% in the last three weeks as rumors spread that some high-profile bidders would be making plays for Twitter.
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Jamie Dimon has a good chance to be Treasury Secretary, but the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co. reportedly has told President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team he doesn’t want the job.
That decision could cost Dimon. In closing the door to joining the Trump Administration, Dimon is probably giving up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to divest his sizeable stock....More>>>
This Top Pick for 2017 may very well have the best and broadest early-stage oncology pipeline with 12 drug development candidates, suggests Jay Silverman, editor The Medical Technology Stock Letter.
Incyte (INCY) is poised for a strong performance in 2017 that will be driven by three major catalysts.
The first is that the firm’s drug Jakafi will continue to be a compelling....More>>>
Mark Zuckerberg’s awkward afternoon with Morgan Freeman’s voice Mark Zuckerberg really wants to escape the Silicon Valley bubble.
The Facebook (FB, Tech30) CEO and cofounder said Tuesday that his New Year’s resolution is to visit and meet with people from every state in the U.S. by the end of 2017.
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I distinctly said I would be using Micron to play the turnaround in the industry. Now granted I played it a just a bit too early by initiating....More>>>
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In a previous article, I recommended that investors avoid Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) as a potential investment due to a lack of growth in free cash flow.
Over the past two months, we have seen the stock continue to oscillate at around its fair value of $36:
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