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Twitter users rise as firm targets abuse

2019-04-23 15:14:44| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The social media platform reports better-than-expected results as it plans to minimise "outrage".

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Cathay Pacific to crack down on 'pilferage'

2019-04-23 15:05:57| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Mini tubs of Haagen-Dazs, champagne and cutlery are going missing from the airline's planes.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

ACI Relaunches

2019-04-23 14:40:00| Happi Breaking News

Provides easier access to cleaning product info.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Information Technology

Samsung Applies Brakes to Galaxy Fold Launch

2019-04-23 14:00:00| TechNewsWorld

Foldable phones have been dealt a setback by Samsung's announcement that it has postponed indefinitely the release of its Galaxy Fold. Samsung pumped the brakes on the $1,980 phone's release after several reviewers reported problems. Samsung acknowledged that their experiences indicated the device needed further improvements to ensure the best possible user experience.

Category: Information Technology

Apple's Looming Nightmare

2019-04-22 20:08:34| TechNewsWorld

The big news last week was that Apple finally agreed to settle its fight with Qualcomm. Kudos to Tim Cook, because I've known a lot of CEOs rather who would have fought to the death than admitted they were wrong -- and not only wrong but acting disingenuously the entire time. Fighting this to the death would have been far worse. What spurred the settlement likely was he defense Qualcomm mounted.

Tags: nightmare apples looming

Category: Information Technology

Long-Form Influencer Videos & Strategic Promotion Bring Benchmark-Beating Engagement, Conversion, and Lead Capture for Prophix

2019-04-22 16:48:28| Marketing and Public Relations - M&O

It takes a particular set of skills to be a CFO. You need a keen analytical mind. You need to be able to focus on minutiae and dive deep into the data. What you dont need at least until recently is to be a captivating public speaker. But the role of the CFO […] The post Long-Form Influencer Videos & Strategic Promotion Bring Benchmark-Beating Engagement, Conversion, and Lead Capture for Prophix appeared first on Newsroom.

Tags: for videos lead bring

Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Life Sciences Space Continues to Be in High Demand, with Low Vacancies and Rising Rents

2019-04-22 17:45:00| National Real Estate Investor

Life science clusters from Boston-Cambridge to San Diego are seeing steady demand from tenants.

Tags: high life low space

Category: Real Estate

Low Interest Rates, High Demand from Users Boost Hotel Sales Volume

2019-04-22 17:18:00| National Real Estate Investor

Brokers expect that hotel sales volume in 2019 will match last years level.

Tags: high low sales users

Category: Real Estate

Trumps Housing Agency Cracks Down on No-Money-Down Home Loans

2019-04-22 16:57:00| National Real Estate Investor

The administration is concerned about the risk to the governments portfolio of federally-insured mortgages.

Tags: home agency housing loans

Category: Real Estate


Verizon raises FY outlook for adjusted EPS growth as cost savings boost bottom line

2019-04-23 14:00:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Verizon saw its wireless service revenue growth strengthen to 4.4 percent in the first quarter, helped by customers migrating to higher price plans, strong customer growth in Q4 and more lines per account. Customer growth was seasonally weak, with 61,000 retail net postpaid additions and 44,000 phone net losses. The US operator's bottom line still improved, helped by its ongoing voluntary redundancy programme and other cost-cutting efforts, with EPS up to USD 1.22 from USD 1.11 a year earlier. The company now expects growth in underlying EPS over the full year.

Category: Telecommunications

Twitter lifts user numbers, beats revenue expectations in Q1

2019-04-23 13:59:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Twitter said monetisable daily active users (mDAU) rose 11 percent from the year before to 134 million in the first quarter. Growth was stronger than in the previous quarter, although the total user numbers were lower.  

Category: Telecommunications

Google introduces free music service for Google Assistant-powered speakers

2019-04-23 11:14:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Google has announced a free, ad-supported music service on its Google Home speakers, or other Google Assistant-powered speakers. The deal echoes Amazon's earlier launch of a free, ad-supported digital music service in the US. With Google however, YouTube Music is already available on smart speakers in the US and UK, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands, and Austria. It will soon launch in more countries.

Category: Telecommunications