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Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa to Work Together

Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa to Work Together With early adopter hospitals already conducting pilots or proof-of-concept testing artificial intelligence voice technologies, Amazon and Microsoft said on Wednesday that they will collaborate to make Alexa and Cortana interact. "Conversely, you'll be able to access Cortana on Alexa-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo , Echo Dot and Echo Show ". Bezos said he also would be open ... [Full Article...]

Is Uber's New CEO Already Doomed?

Is Uber's New CEO Already Doomed? The board had already selected Khosrowshahi as Uber's next CEO in a vote on Sunday . A company spokesman confirmed the existence of a "preliminary investigation" following a report by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that the Justice Department had started probing whether managers at Uber violated U.S. [Full Article...]

USA annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter

USA annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter Trump promised 4% growth on the campaign trail, but his administration has since set a goal of 3%. However, it has so far failed to pass any economic legislation and is yet to articulate plans for tax reform and infrastructure. Businesses helped to carry the economy in the second quarter, in part buoyed by a rebound in corporate profits. Real consumer spending was revised 0.5% higher to 3.3%, fu... [Full Article...]

Cummins unveils electric semi truck before Tesla

Cummins unveils electric semi truck before Tesla The battery will take about an hour to charge, according to Fortune , but Cummins hopes to cut that process down to just 20 minutes by 2020. Tuesday's showcase was part of an event held at Cummins' technical center in Columbus, Indiana. [Full Article...]

Best Buy apologizes for price-gouging on bottled water in Houston

Best Buy apologizes for price-gouging on bottled water in Houston Best Buy does not typically sell cases of water, the statement says, so the point-of-sale system had no price for the entire case. CNBC confirmed those figures and noted that cases of water were spotted at rates as high as $99, though outrage-inducing photographic evidence wasn't supplied alongside the prices. [Full Article...]

Cummins to build all-electric HGV engines from 2019

Cummins to build all-electric HGV engines from 2019 With a claimed range of 100 miles, it certainly seems apt to handle short drives, and Cummins said it only takes an hour to charge. Tesla isn't the only big name in the big rig industry looking at a cleaner future and electric semi trucks . [Full Article...]

Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne

Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne Unlike most true Porsches, however, you should be able to take the new Cayenne down rough roads and country lanes without worrying about ruining the nose. It comes with two diesel engine models 3.0-Liter V-6 and a 4.0-liter V-8. Top speeds for the Cayenne and Cayenne S are 245 km/h and 265 km/h, respectively. [Full Article...]

Oil slide continues as refiner shutdowns mount

Oil slide continues as refiner shutdowns mount That's the key reason why gasoline futures rallied, while oil futures fell. The gulf of Mexico welcomes single, 20 % of u.s. production. That's a contrast to roughly 48% of the nation's total crude-oil production in 2016 coming from tight oil resources, where oil is derived from rock formations, including shale, according to the Energy Information Administration. [Full Article...]

Why Analysts Stacks up on Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)?

Why Analysts Stacks up on Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)? Glenmede Trust Company Na sold 51,307 shares as the company's stock declined 10.47% while stock markets rallied. The market capitalization of the company is at $9.28 Billion. Lazard Asset Mgmt reported 0.03% stake. 395.20 million shares or 1.87% less from 402.74 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Kornitzer Management Ks holds 444,038 shares. [Full Article...]

Flood Insurance Could've Helped Harvey Victims

Flood Insurance Could've Helped Harvey Victims The storm is likely to go down in history as one of the most expensive. Preliminary estimates of the damage are all over map. Williams added, "So think about 50 inches of rain (with Hurricane Harvey) and look at your streets when it rains three inches". [Full Article...]

Crude palm oil futures soften; hurt by tepid demand

Crude palm oil futures soften; hurt by tepid demand Refinery shutdowns from the storm helped push U.S. gasoline prices to $1.77 per gallon on Monday, the most since 2015, although they receded slightly to $1.73 per gallon by 05:32 GMT yesterday. While much of the offshore crude production in the Gulf of Mexico was shut in ahead of Harvey's passage, the yet to be quantified damage from the storm may lie with the onshore, shale oil output that was... [Full Article...]

Are Analysts Bullish President Energy PLC (LON:PPC) After Last Week?

Are Analysts Bullish President Energy PLC (LON:PPC) After Last Week? GBX 967.43's average target is -6.35% below currents GBX 1033 stock price. Imagination Technologies Group PLC had 150 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Company's portfolio covers a range of categories, including table service, counter service, sandwich shops, pubs and bars. Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.02 million activity. [Full Article...]

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM) Declines 0.29% for Aug 28

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM) Declines 0.29% for Aug 28 If the indicator travels under -80, this may signal that the stock is oversold. This method of adaptation features a fast and a slow moving average so that the composite moving average swiftly responds to price changes and holds the average value until the next bar's close. [Full Article...]

IN couple completes quest to visit every Cracker Barrel in the US

IN couple completes quest to visit every Cracker Barrel in the US His wife, Wilma, would join him on the cross-country trips, and after many years and four children, the couple realized they were onto something and started keeping track of their visits. Everybody has a hobby and that's what we chose to do. Cracker Barrel actually flew the Yoders to Oregon. "We also gave them a few other goodies - a set of our famous rockers, a vintage-looking Coca-Cola cooler,... [Full Article...]

Indian Students Swimming In Hurricane-Hit Texas Lake In Critical Condition

Indian Students Swimming In Hurricane-Hit Texas Lake In Critical Condition The Indians identified Nikhil Bhatia and Shalini, both students at the Texas A&M University, were rescued from the Lake Bryan, where they had gone swimming, on Saturday. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the students were "surrounded by neck-deep water". According to a media report, at least two people have been killed as the Houston area continues to be ... [Full Article...]

Finish Line Stock Dives on Earnings Warning

Finish Line Stock Dives on Earnings Warning The stock had previously closed at $10.42. "( FINL ) Receives Equal Weight Rating from Barclays PLC" was reported by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The value of the investment in FINL increased from $5,143,000 to $5,563,000 increasing 8.2% for the reporting period. The specialty retailer reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23. [Full Article...]

Two more days of 'catastrophic' rains forecast from Harvey

Two more days of 'catastrophic' rains forecast from Harvey A levee south of Houston has been breached and two reservoir dams that protect the centre of the city have begun overflowing as floodwaters continue to rise following storm Harvey. "The president wants to be very cautious about making sure that any activity doesn't disrupt the recovery efforts that are still ongoing", she said aboard Air Force One shortly before it touched down in Corpus Christi... [Full Article...]

Kevin Hart, Chris Young donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Kevin Hart, Chris Young donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Kevin Hart has called on celebrities to raise money for the people of Texas as a tropical storm continues to affect the USA state. "We're praying for your safety in the days to come and stay with you as you rebuild, because we're all in this together", said Perry. [Full Article...]

Crude Prices Plummet as Harvey Hammers Market

Crude Prices Plummet as Harvey Hammers Market Higher gasoline prices could run into seasonally lower demand as summer ends, undermining those higher refining margins, especially if Jones Act restrictions on shipping barrels between US ports were waived temporarily to deal with the emergency (as happened after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012). [Full Article...]

Sky stops broadcasting Fox News in the UK

Sky stops broadcasting Fox News in the UK Fox concluded that the network was geared towards American audiences, and was neither a viewership draw nor a money-maker for the Sky satellite platform. While it's easy to believe that low viewer figures are to blame for the jettisoning of Fox News, it may not be the only reason. Fox News is becoming an increasingly annoying hurdle for the Murdoch family in their bid to own Sky entirely. [Full Article...]


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