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Trump Aside, FAANG Stocks Saw $629 Billion Rise in 2019 So Far

Anybody who knows anything about the U.S. Stock Market is already familiar with FAANG. An acronym for the five biggest, most popular and impressive tech stocks with significant performance, FAANG stocks have been trailblazers for more than a few years now.They’ve been so certain that people have largely formed a habit of buying into any of the five companies – Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX) and Google’s (GOOGL) parent company, Alphabet – as a completely sure way of...

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Amazon is Looking to Offer Its Cashierless Go Service to Hundreds of Retail Locations

Back in 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon announced its plans to establish a large chain of convenience stores in the United States. Called Amazon Go, the stores are mostly automated and run on computer vision, deep learning algorithms and sensor fusion without cashiers, allowing customers to grab items they need to from the store, and simply walk out.Since inception, Amazon has opened 16 Amazon Go stores with several of them in Washington, Illinois, California and New York and the company still...

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Amazon’s Hardware Event Comes with All the Right Updates and New Stuff

Photo: The Amazon blogAmazon yesterday unveiled quite a lot of new updates to the Echo and a few new addons as well. A few new commands to Alexa were also featured and the new option of having a celebrity voice came on as well.Amazon outdid themselves this time with more versions of Echo than you’d expect. Another interesting feature is the echo show which functions as more like a glowing orb which changes colors according to the beat of any music playing in the background. This among other...

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Amazon Set to Introduce New Alexa-Powered Earbuds

Global retail giant Amazon (AMZN) had indicated its plans to improve its audio range of devices with a few moves which will see it be at par with the product lines of major competitors. For start, the retail giant plans to introduce earbuds which will be powered by virtual voice assistant Alexa.Codenamed “Puget” the earbuds will have an inbuilt accelerometer for motion detection, pace speed and the approximate amount of calories burned during a run.Separately, Amazon is expected to also to...

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5 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks Since 2000

The S&P 500 is the most widely used stock market index as it takes into account 500 of the largest stocks by market capitalization. This position atop other indexes has remained constant for a long time, probably because the index captures the big stocks without taking the specific sectors into consideration.Back in July, the S&P 500 hit its all-time high of about 3,025 and even though its currently not too far from that mark (at 2,992), Fundstrat’s co-founder and managing director,...

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Amazon Introduces Cash Payments for Online Purchases in the U.S. via Amazon PayCode

Easily the largest e-commerce platform in the world, Amazon has decided to give its customers a new cash-focused way to pay for their online shopping even as the world moves into cashless transactions. According to an official press release, Amazon PayCode will now be available to residents in the US who will be able to pay for already-made orders on Amazon.com, at one of many physical Western Union branches nationwide.The partnership between Amazon and Western Union kicked off a few months...

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Amazon Music Streamer Relegates Apple and Spotify with Its New HD Service

Photo: UnsplashAmazon Music has done what other major streaming services are yet to do; the inclusion of an “HD” subscription option into its streaming service. Now Amazon Music is in the league of streaming platforms like Qobuz, Tidal, and Deezer, which can boast of high-quality audio options, though these platforms are “smaller” when compared to Amazon Music. The streaming services that are actually comparable to Amazon Music like Apple Music and Spotify are yet to join the high-resolution...

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