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Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Upgrades Google Home With Free Voice Capabilities

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Upgrades Google Home With Free Voice Capabilities

Owners of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)?s brilliant smart speaker in the U.S and Canada will soon be able to make free voice calls, thanks to a new software update. The free-hands calling feature on Google Home is among a number of new features the tech giant is introducing as it continues […]

Norwegian To Offer $199 One-Way Routes From Seattle to London 4-Days A Week

Norwegian To Offer $199 One-Way Routes From Seattle to London 4-Days A Week

Norwegian Air has just announced a new route that is sure to shake things up across the Atlantic: new service from Seattle to London Heathrow for $199 one-way. The airline will offer four flights a week aboard a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 aircraft, which can carry up to 35 first class […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) And Other Software Companies Grow In A Cloud-Focused World

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) And Other Software Companies Grow In A Cloud-Focused World

It has always been a major struggle to deliver positive sales growth for the wide array of companies that depend heavily on hardware and IT services revenue streams. However, a number of their software-focused peers are reportedly faring on much better. This particular split in the performance of enterprise IT […]

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Silences Messages It Dislikes, Former Reporter Asserts

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Silences Messages It Dislikes, Former Reporter Asserts

Earlier, a scholar called Barry Lynn had offered his support to an EU antitrust to fine against the search provider. In retaliation, the company resolved to eliminate the scholar from the New America think tank it funds. At the moment, a former Forbes writer has launched claims asserting that Google […]

Lyft Begins Service in Canada Its First International Venture

Lyft Begins Service in Canada Its First International Venture

U.S. based Lyft Inc. the ride-hailing company launched on Tuesday its service north of the border in Toronto, marking its first venture outside the U.S. in its battle against Uber Technologies. Lyft prides itself on being a friendlier version of its biggest competitor Uber, which currently is facing several investigations […]

Pfizer Misses on Revenue After Fall in Demand for Prevnar

Pfizer Misses on Revenue After Fall in Demand for Prevnar

Pfizer Inc. posted quarterly revenue that missed estimates on Wall Street Tuesday, hurt from the drop in demand for Prevnar its blockbuster vaccine for pneumonia, along with other older drugs. Prevnar sales were down by 8.2% ending the quarter at $1.15 billion due in large part on the timing of […]

Kazakhstan Assets Totaling $22 Billion Frozen by BNY Mellon

Kazakhstan Assets Totaling $22 Billion Frozen by BNY Mellon

The Bank of New York Mellon froze $22 billion in assets that the Kazakhstan National Fund holds due to a lawsuit that was launched by Anatolie Stati a Moldovan businessman and his businesses against the government of Kazakhstan, said a source familiar with this case. The National Bank in turn […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Watch Dominating The Smartwatch Sector Globally

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Watch Dominating The Smartwatch Sector Globally

A research report indicates that the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Watch dominated the smartwatch category in the fourth quarter of 2016. According to the report, out of all smartwatch sales, half of them were for the Apple Watch. And of all smartwatch revenues, more than three quarters were for the […]

FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

Merck and Pfizer confirmed that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to their partnered drug: a fully-human anti-programmed cell death ligand-1 (anti-PD-L1) monoclonal antibody (mAb). This drug goes by the manufactured name avelumab and will be sold under the label Bavencio as a possible treatment […]

Venezuela Will No Longer Accept Payment for Oil in U.S. Dollars

Venezuela Will No Longer Accept Payment for Oil in U.S. Dollars

In Venezuela this week the government announced that it would no longer be accepting payments in U.S. dollars for the oil it sells. This is a huge shift from typical practices in the oil market. The government is believed to have decided that PDVSA, its national oil company will now […]