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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian state

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s X research division said on Thursday that India’s Andhra Pradesh state government would buy its newly developed technology that has the potential to provide high-speed wireless internet to millions of people without laying cable. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the agreement, which begins next year, would see 2,000 boxes installed as ...

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Why Tractor Supply Company Rose 13% in November

What happened Shares of rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO)  rose 13.2% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence . So what Tractor Supply stock continued to benefit from the organization’s Oct. 25 release of third-quarter 2017 earnings. The company reported revenue of $ 1.72 billion, an improvement of 11.6% over the prior-year quarter.  Comparable store ...

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How the Vendor Security Alliance can make choosing the right tech partners easier

Every IT manager knows that cybersecurity is a community effort. If a vendor’s product develops a vulnerability, your company cannot prevent an attack if you’re are unaware and unequipped. The risk of third party security and data protection breaches grows exponentially as companies add vendors and business partners. Vendor security is becoming so important that almost 50% of respondents to ...

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Why This Tech Company Is Nearly Doubling Its Dividend

By and large, companies in the tech sector don’t usually pay out dividends. And those that do seldom raise their payouts by meaningful amounts. One happy exception to these norms is telecom and IT equipment maker Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) , which recently declared a generous 72% hike in its quarterly distribution. Let’s take a closer look at why the company ...

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Murdoch bets live sports and news will boost new, smaller Fox

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch leaves his home in London By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch is banking on Americans’ love of live sports and breaking news for a new, slimmed down version of his Fox TV business after selling the company’s film studios and international operations to Walt Disney… Stock Market News

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Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO – Shervin Pishevar speaks during 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach Pishevar, ...

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Housing slump gathers pace in Sweden with buyers losing faith

Stockholm SWEDEN’S housing slump deepened last month as the market struggles to absorb a supply glut and households lose confidence. Nationwide apartment prices declined a monthly 3 per cent in November, adding to October’s 1 per cent drop, according to data from Svensk Let’s block ads! (Why?) … The Business Times

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