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Windows 10 Spring Update finally launches

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This means updates are delivered to desktops and laptops via one device over a local area network rather than being fetched by each individual system over the internet, or through a remote management server. To check if your Windows 10 PC has received the update, navigate to the Start Menu , and click on the Settings cog. A feature called " Focus Assist " will allow users to silence notifications when they want to concentrate on a task at their computer, similar to how its Do Not Disturb ... Read More »

Audi aims to double vehicle output in China in five years

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In recognition of this, VW, The world's largest auto manufacturer plans to restructure its operations, and to establish a new business unit dedicated to expanding the role of electric and autonomous vehicles in China. That trend has been propelled by the ruling Communist Party's support for the technology. Peter Fleet, president of Ford Motor's Asia and Pacific operations, said the company already planned to sell electric cars in China through a joint venture under an cheap local brand ... Read More »

Riding high on profits, Amazon is increasing the cost of Prime

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The last time it raised the annual fee was in four years ago. Earlier this year the Prime monthly rate was increased to $12 a month from $10.99 a month. Amazon ( AMZN ) reported first-quarter earnings after the market close Thursday that topped estimates with after-hours trading suggesting a possible breakout. Read More »

Despite a Beat, Shares Sag — Microsoft Earnings

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The CEO added that Microsoft returned United States dollars 6.3 billion to shareholders in the form of dividends and share buybacks in Q3, an increase of 37 percent from the year before. The cloud transition is changing the company's business model to one with a rising share of steady, recurring revenue from cloud subscriptions rather than traditional software sales. Read More »

US Dollar Jumps as Government Bond Yields Rise

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Australian stocks edged up 0.2 per cent and Japan's Nikkei rose 0.7 per cent. After touching four-year highs, yields on 10-year U.S. Treasuries dipped below 3 percent as buyers emerged following a week-long sell-off spurred by concerns about rising inflation and growing borrowing by the U.S. Read More »

Ford to Discontinue Almost All its Cars in North America

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Ford has announced that, in the United States, it plans to cull its existing base of passenger cars down to just two vehicles - the Mustang , and the Focus Active . CFO Shanks said the company expected that commodity costs would represent a $1.5 billion "headwind" in 2018, $500 million of which came in the first quarter. Read More »

Takeda receives green light for Shire takeover

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Rare disease specialist Shire lost 2.6 percent after it said it was willing to recommend a sweetened $64 billion offer from Takeda Pharmaceutical . for a partnership to develop drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. The stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy" on Monday, February 5. Read More »

How Analysts Rated Redcentric plc (LON:RCN) Last Week?

California Pub Employees Retirement System has invested 0% of its capital in Restore plc (LON:RST). Also, the number of institutional investors holding United Community Banks Inc in top ten positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Read More »

United States grants more time to wind down business with Rusal

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Prices of aluminium have gone up by 30 per cent over the last two weeks post the USA sanctions on Rusal , one of the leading manufacturers of the metal globally, the domestic rating agency said in a statement. Shares in Rusal , one of the world's largest aluminum companies, rose 13 percent on the Moscow Exchange after the announcement. On Monday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin assuaged those fears, by giving companies that work with a different company controlled by Deripaska - ... Read More »

How Many Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

About 242,396 shares traded or 0.76% up from the average. It has underperformed by 10.12% the S&P500. Therefore 83% are positive. 60 are the (LON:GLEN)'s analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. It has a 27.5 P/E ratio. A total of 6 analysts rate Renishaw PLC (LON:RSW) as follows: 1 "Buy", 3 "Hold" and 2 "Sell". Therefore 100% are positive. Read More »

Facebook is still tracking you, whether you have an account or not

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Right now, only European users are being asked to confirm their privacy settings in order to continue using the app, but that may change. Facebook Social Plugins such as Like and Share buttons are used by third-party apps and websites to make the site appear more social and also help share the website's content on the Facebook. Read More »

Amazon Prime has over 100 million members

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New Prime subscriptions show no signs of slowing down, however, with a record number of new members joining in 2017, both in the US and around the world. Amazon also expanded its slate of programming across the globe, with new seasons of " Bosch " and " Sneaky Pete " from the U.S., " The Grand Tour " from the United Kingdom - hosted by the former team from BBC's "Top Gear" - and " You Are Wanted " from Germany. Read More »

Inflation drops to lowest level in a year

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Real earnings started shrinking a year ago, when inflation overtook pay, but the Office for National Statistics says that the trend was reversed in the three months to February. "At the same time the Bank would dearly love some more firepower to counter the next economic downturn, whenever that may be". The Bank of England will raise its key interest rate to 0.75 percent in May, said almost all of 76 economists polled by Reuters , with another 25 basis point rise expected just ... Read More »

Best Buy becomes an Amazon seller for the first time ever

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At first, Best Buy will begin carrying ten different Fire TV Edition models from Insignia and Toshiba, with these sets slated to appear in Best Buy's stores later on this summer. "Our goal is to enrich the lives of our customers by offering them the very best products and services, whether they come to us online, visit our stores, or invite us into their home". Read More »

Supreme Court uncertain on e-commerce tax decision

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With different taxing authorities making an average of over 600 sales and use tax rate changes in the US every year, it's no wonder businesses of all sizes employ tax software services to stay up-to-date as they work to collect and remit all appropriate taxes from transactions in every jurisdiction. Read More »