• Snapchat is Reportedly Working on Extending Their Augmented Reality Technology
Snapchat is Reportedly Working on Extending Their Augmented Reality Technology

Snap makes money from an eclectic mix of sources, ranging from traditional video ads and sponsored location-based filters to physical products like smart sunglasses sold out of smiling vending machines and ice trays sold on Amazon (AMZN, Tech30).

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  • Facebook posts profit jumps 177% as users continue to grow
Facebook posts profit jumps 177% as users continue to grow

According to the company's earnings report from the fourth quarter of 2016, Facebook now boasts almost two billion active users-and plenty of profit to go along with it. He explained that "we're focusing on shorter form content to start", and that the company needs to build a sustainable ad revenue sharing business model to pay professional ...

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  • Crude Oil Back Above USD54 Even As US Production Surges
Crude Oil Back Above USD54 Even As US Production Surges

The US is neck-and-neck with China as the world's largest crude importer, buying 7.88 million bpd of crude previous year. Despite the build in inventories, prices moved higher on Wednesday. The 40-year-old ban on exports of American crude oil was lifted in late 2015. That energized bulls to push crude upward, he said. Russia , the world's bigg...

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  • Uber says it will suspend services in Taiwan from Feb
Uber says it will suspend services in Taiwan from Feb

Uber Taiwan, a local subsidiary of Uber Technologies Inc, yesterday announced that it is suspending its ride-hailing service from Friday next week after four years of operations, marking a setback for the United States company in a years-long dispute with local authorities.

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  • GoPro's Karma drone back on sale
GoPro's Karma drone back on sale

GoPro believes that the minor adjustments resulted in major improvements. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) last session's volume of 5.45 million shares was higher than its average volume of 4.84 million shares. Revenues hit $240.57M in the September 2017 quarter, which was below the consensus $318.62M projection. "In November 2016 we had to...

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  • Reliable stocks in today's share market: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)
Reliable stocks in today's share market: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has a mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Mar 17 of $4.64B, according to 8 analysts. The market cap of 14004.38 for Marathon Oil Corporation in today's market indicated its current strength, making the company's shares a lucrative one.

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  • Woman claims her cleavage got her kicked off flight
Woman claims her cleavage got her kicked off flight

The unnamed passenger was aboard a plane travelling from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale, when a flight attendant instructed her to "cover up", accusing her of being drunk. In May, a woman was told she could not board a JetBlue flight from Boston to Seattle unless she put more clothes on. Furthermore, she wrote that the girl and her companion assure...

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  • Taiwan Manufacturing PMI Slips To 55.6 - Nikkei
Taiwan Manufacturing PMI Slips To 55.6 - Nikkei

The purchasing managers index for the British manufacturing sector stood at 55.9 in January, financial information firm IHS Markit Ltd. said. The subdued growth in business activity translated into slower new orders growth, which expanded at the slowest pace since October a year ago.

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  • Vodafone and Idea confirm that they are in talks to merge
Vodafone and Idea confirm that they are in talks to merge

Shares of Idea Cellular surged almost 30 percent on BSE on Monday on news that it is in talks with Vodafone India for a possible merger . In a statement Monday, Vodafone said it is in discussions for an all-share merger with Idea with the exception of Vodafone's 42 per cent stake in Indus Towers.

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  • Diageo to make new Guinness beers for US market
Diageo to make new Guinness beers for US market

The development is expected to offer brewery tours, a tasting room pouring both flagship and experimental beers, and plenty of merchandise. The report said it will mark Guinness' first USA -based brewery in 63 years. Earlier that year, Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes acknowledged to investment analysts that the company had failed to capitalize on the globa...

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  • The Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
The Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.36. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter past year. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at http...

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  • Shell heads for North Sea exit with £2.4bn sale of oilfields
Shell heads for North Sea exit with £2.4bn sale of oilfields

Chrysaor chairman Linda Z. Cook is now CEO of one of the firm's private equity investors, Harbour Energy and also a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee of EIG, its other main investor. Following the deal, Shell will retain a fixed liability of USD1.00 billion, with Chrysaor assuming the rest. The UKCS has benefited from Governme...

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  • Fans pack Atlanta Station for Falcons' send-off
Fans pack Atlanta Station for Falcons' send-off

With Super Bowl 51 less than a week away, the quarterback called into "Kirk & Callahan" on WEEI 93.7 to try to "deflate" the situation. Accuweather says there is a 30 percent chance of rain in the afternoon of February 5. In those 54 games, he has averaged 263.7 yards, which is very similar to his indoor number. He threw two interceptions. The ...

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  • Donald Trump: Lockheed Martin Slashed $600 Million From F-35 Program
Donald Trump: Lockheed Martin Slashed $600 Million From F-35 Program

While Lockheed Martin is having to cut costs, it is also expanding its business at the same time so in the long run, "they're going to better off", Trump noted. "We will be savings billions and billions and billions of dollars on contracts". Mr. Trump didn't say what he's done to get the massive program, which could cost taxpayers almost a half...

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  • Senate Democrats Considering Legislation To Overturn Trump Order On Immigrants, Refugees: Schumer
Senate Democrats Considering Legislation To Overturn Trump Order On Immigrants, Refugees: Schumer

They go so much against what America has always been about. The Connecticut senator suggested that the USA should follow a European model of immigration policy rather than a ban on select nations, and make sure that those who manage to enter the US are unable to get risky weapons.

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  • ND Dem Senator seeks Trump's help to tackle DAPL protesters
ND Dem Senator seeks Trump's help to tackle DAPL protesters

I would earnestly hope that our political representatives would take their first opportunity to voice the opposition felt by many of their ordinary constituents to Mr Trump's issuing of this executive order. The pipeline would run for approximately 1100 miles. At a protest in front of the White House, a few hundred demonstrators shouted slogans a...

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  • Miss Universe France Iris Mittenaere Crowned Miss Universe
Miss Universe France Iris Mittenaere Crowned Miss Universe

Mittenaere , 24, is pursuing her degree in Dental Surgery. With her study of dentistry and her care for refugees, Iris Mittenaere will be sure to bring smiles to many faces in her reign as Miss Universe . Technically, the only requirements for Miss Universe involve age and pregnancy. "She does embody the attributes of what a Miss Universe sh...

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  • Joe Thomas jokes about doubling win total after AFC Pro Bowl victory
Joe Thomas jokes about doubling win total after AFC Pro Bowl victory

On the first play of the second quarter Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith hit Titans tight end Delanie Walker with a 26-yard touchdown pass to give the AFC a 7-0 lead with 14:52 left before halftime. I certainly like seeing players get recognized, but this removes any shred of need to watch this game. Patterson had one catch for one yard. He is retir...

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  • Former Bucs Applaud 49ers Hiring of Lynch
Former Bucs Applaud 49ers Hiring of Lynch

Former Stanford Cardinal and Tampa Bay Buccaneer John Lynch , stands next to a frame of his jersey earlier this season when he was inducted into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Ring of Honor. But Millen's perspective is interesting because he acknowledges there was a lot he didn't know when he took the Lions job, and he wonders whether Lynch realizes ho...

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  • Verizon might buy Charter, which just bought Time Warner Cable
Verizon might buy Charter, which just bought Time Warner Cable

Growth in the USA wireless market has slowed and pricing pressure has chipped away at profits. While one solution would be to cut the dividend, that is usually only used as a last resort and has a checkered history in the cable business. He further noted that Charter is already the nation's second-largest cable-television provider after absorbi...

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