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Facebook is Set to Launch News Tab Featuring Premium Content

In what has been seen by many to be a gutsy move Facebook is set to create a separate tab on users’ timelines for news which will be driven by content from major news organizations. Sources indicate that as early as tomorrow the tab will be available on users’ timelines and that the news will come from high authority websites that are owned by major news organizations.This new initiative is just what Mark Zuckerberg previewed during his testimony. “Later in this week we actually have a big...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Posts Strong Earnings Growth While Azure Growth Rate Falls

Tech-giant Microsoft released its earnings report from their first quarter on Wednesday but MSFT stock hasn’t shown any bigger movements. At the time of writing, however, the stock in premarket went up by 0.64% to $137.24.The results were better-than-expected meaning earnings came to $1.38 per share, excluding certain items. Analysts expected $1.25 per share. Revenue was $33.06 billion that was slightly more than analysts’ expectations of $32.23.Revenue grew 14% in the first quarter of...

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Boeing (BA) Stock Up Despite Falling Short of Wall Street Expectations in Q3 Earnings

The stock of Boeing (BA) rallied 3.5% on Wednesday closing at $340.50 after the company announced its Q3 2019 earnings. However, the share price movement is not in accordance with the dismal performance shown by the company as it falls short of the Wall Street expectations by a huge margin.The Chicago-based airline manufacturer saw a 51% drop in net income. Boeing reported a net income of $1.17 billion in Q3 2019 with the per-share profit shrinking to $1.45 against $2.09 expected by the...

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Tesla Could Release Full Self-Driving Feature before End of 2019

According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, there’s a good enough chance that the company could grant limited access for some of its customers to a “feature complete” product which will have full self-driving (FSD) capabilities, before the end of 2019. Musk, during a Tesla earnings call yesterday, suggested that it would be a type of beta test, carefully carried out to further the company’s move on autonomous capabilities. He, however, added that the release is “not for sure” and even though it...

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Google Set to Beat Everyone Else in Quantum Computing with Major Discovery

It seems that the guys at Google set to beat everyone else in the game of quantum computing which has already set certain sparks in motion as to the veracity of such claims. According to Google, they have made a breakthrough that enables computers to be able to make calculations that are seemingly impossible with the speeds of today’s computers and are virtually unheard of in terms of technological breakthroughs. Referred to as “Quantum Supremacy”, this achievement allegedly puts Google...

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Snapchat’s Q3 2019 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenue Shoots 50% YoY

Snap Inc., the parent company of multimedia messaging app Snapchat has delivered a strong performance in Q3 2019 and beats analysts’ expectations. The company has seen a major uptick in its user-base and revenue while limiting its losses even below the expected value.The net loss has decreased to $227 million from $255 million in Q2 2019 while it has decreased nearly $100 million QoQ. Last quarter, Snapchat added 7 million daily active users taking the total tally to 210 million. There is a...

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Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro Could Be Out Already This Month

Even though the long-awaited Apple‘s 16-inch MacBook Pro hasn’t yet been announced, DigiTimes reports that it could be out before the end of October citing the unnamed supply chain sources.The same sources claim that Taiwan’s Quanta Computer already started producing the 16-inch MacBook Pro in shipping quantities, and are ready for stocking the stores.For now, what we know is that the computer could have a scissor keyboard that means the old, butterfly keyboard is the thing of the past now....

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Visa, Mastercard Debuts New Buy Button to Make Online Checkout Great Again

Photo: Philip Taylor / FlickrIn what seems to be one of the biggest challenges to online payment processors such as Paypal, Apple Pay and a whole host of others, the biggest guns in credit card processing have decided to team up and implement their own single button-based checkout process. American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover have decided to join forces to make checkout easier for consumers.Based on what the card industry refers to as Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) which is a...

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Gulfstream Unveils Luxurious G700 Business Aircraft to Challenge Bombardier

U.S.-based aircraft maker – Gulfstream Aerospace – is all set to take the competition higher with its rival Bombardier. On Monday, October 21, Gulfstream unveiled its long-range luxurious G700 aircraft, an upgrade to its previous G650. Gulfstream unveiled this aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) annual corporate aircraft show in Las Vegas.With the Gulfstream G650, the company enjoyed its dominant position for some time in the business jets segment, until Bombardier...

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Elon Musk Lauds Tesla’s Powerwall against the Backdrop of PG&E Problems

This year, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), an American company that provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square mile service area in northern and central California, declared their bankruptcy and admitted their blame on a number of forest fires and problems with power.Recently, during the California Public Utilities Commission meeting, the company’s CEO Bill Johnson stated that California can expect blackouts for the next...

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