New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. buys T-Mobile US Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Industrea Acquisition Corp, NRG Energy Inc, Pensare Acquisition Corp, Sprint Corp, Kayne Anderson Acquisition Corp, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp, sells Herbalife, United Continental Holdings Inc, CIT Group Inc,....More>>>
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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.
Qualcomm Inc. was fined 997 million euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union for paying Apple Inc. to shun rival chips in its iPhones.
The biggest maker of chips that help run smartphones “paid billions of U.S. dollars to a key customer, Apple, so that it would not buy from rivals,” EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in an emailed statement. “This meant....More>>>
NEW YORK Banks led stocks slightly lower Thursdayasthe Dow slipped further from the 20,000 mark.
The Dow Jones industrial average finishedless than 0.1% lower, down 13points and 180short of 20,000.
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Small SUVs are the hottest segment in the new car market right now. So maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a big chunk of the new vehicle unveilings at the Los Angeles Auto Show were little crossover SUVs.
It seemed like there was an SUV popping out every time you turned around. For starters, Ford unveiled its new EcoSport just before the show with DJ Khaled doing the honors.
Between social media and all the talking heads on television, investors put up with a lot of useless noise when it comes to stock market.
The information flows thick and fast. Dramatic headlines that spew from financial websites (uh, even this one at times) make it tough for investors to keep their eyes on the prize. Unless youre a trader, youre better off tuning it all out, says Nick Maggiulli,....More>>>
By Jennifer Nelson, Next Avenue Contributor
(Editor’s Note: This story is part of a partnership between Chasing the Dream and Next Avenue.)
If you are having money problems, its quite possible they are causing you physical pain. According to research studies, people who feel their financial outlook is shaky may actually experience more physical pain than those who are financially....More>>>
Just a few weeks ago, on Feb. 14, U.S. Federal Reserve fund futures were only assigning a 13% chance of a March interest rate increase, reported MorningStar.com.
But that probability has since done an about-face.
Fed funds futures are currently pricing in a 95% probability of a rate hike this month, even if this Friday’s payrolls report comes in a bit softer than expected.
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