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Google acquires manufacturing company Titan Aerospace drones

Google acquires manufacturing company Titan Aerospace drones

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The company Google has acquired the manufacturer of unmanned aircraft solar-powered Titan Aerospace to employ such technology in improving the internet connection in areas without access to the network, reported company sources . The Californian company closed the transaction for an amount that has not transpired and thus followed the footsteps of Facebook , which […]

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Companies outweigh macroeconomics in Wall Street

Companies outweigh macroeconomics in Wall Street

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Business results saved session today on Wall Street , which began with losses from some regular macroeconomic data but eventually indices closed in positive . Markets , maybe they woke infected with the gray sky and snowstorm , with decreases received data in January retail sales , which fell 0.4 % , plus it revised […]

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Disney profit 33% in the first quarter of its fiscal year

Disney profit 33% in the first quarter of its fiscal year

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The entertainment giant Walt Disney achieved a net profit of 1,840 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 , aided by several blockbuster movies and the success of the sports channel ESPN. The company located in Burbank ( California) recorded revenues of U.S. $ 12.309 million , up 9 % on the same […]

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Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Reserve ( Fed ) announced a further reduction of monetary stimulus $ 10,000 million, up $ 65,000 million a month on its bond purchase program . At the last meeting of the Open Market Committee of the Fed Ben Bernanke and headed by the first of 2014 , the U.S. central bank said […]

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Wall Street Back Down: Dow Jones Lost 0.26 percent

Wall Street Back Down: Dow Jones Lost 0.26 percent

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wall Street closed today with a further decline and its benchmark , the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.26% on a bad day for the technology sector and still under the shock of the destabilization that occurred last Friday ‘s collapse currencies in emerging countries. At the end of the first session of the week […]

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Walmart To Lay Off 2,300 Employees At Its Sam’s Club Division

Walmart To Lay Off 2,300 Employees At Its Sam’s Club Division

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The retail giant Walmart will lay off 2,300 employees at its Sam ‘s Club division in an attempt to reduce the number of intermediate positions in stores less work. “Over the years we have become a company with excess staff in middle management ,” said today the CEO of Sam ‘s Club, Rosalind Brewer, in […]

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Microsoft Increased Its Net Profits 2.8%

Microsoft Increased Its Net Profits 2.8%

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microsoft’s net profit rose 2.8% year on year between October 1 and December 31 to stand at 6.558 million dollars, the technology company said today. In the same period, the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014, Microsoft entered 24,519,000 dollars, up 14.2% from a year earlier. The even company CEO Steve Ballmer called “great” […]

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Results of IBM Tarnish The Day on Wall Street

Results of IBM Tarnish The Day on Wall Street

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The bad taste left by the business results of the computer group IBM today marred a day on Wall Street without headlines and in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed in the red. The main reference of the New York park , which measures the evolution of the thirty largest listed firms in the […]

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IBM Profits 16,483 million In 2013

IBM Profits 16,483 million In 2013

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The computer group IBM ended 2013 with a net profit of 16.483 million dollars , 0.7% less than in 2012 , hit by its hardware business , while in the last quarter gained 6% to 6.185 million . IBM, one of the thirty Dow components , obtained between January and December last net income per […]

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Google Goes Into The Smart Home Market & Buy Nest

Google Goes Into The Smart Home Market & Buy Nest

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having ventured into the field glasses and driverless cars , Internet giant Google launched in the domain of smart homes , announcing on Monday an agreement to acquire the U.S. manufacturer alarms and thermostats Nest Labs by 3,200 million. Nest, a company created in 2010 that has more than 300 employees, mainly manufactures controllable thermostats […]

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