$UTI (Universal Technical Institute, Inc.)

$UTI {{ '2016-06-28T09:12:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Education provider $UTI said it has signed a deal to sell 700,000 shares of Series A 7.5% preferred stock to Coliseum Holdings I, an affiliate of Coliseum Capital Management, for $70MM. Each share of preferred stock is initially convertible into 30.03 shares of $UTI common stock, a conversion premium of 22.9%.

$IRT {{ '2017-10-20T20:44:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT appointed Richard D. Gebert, former Managing Partner at Grant Thornton, as an independent director to the company’s board effective Oct. 19, 2017. Gebert replaces Robert F. McCadden, who recently resigned from his position.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-19T14:34:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has launched its largest wind farm, Amazon Wind Farm Texas, which will add more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. $AMZN has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the US, with over 35 more to come. Amazon Wind Farm Texas includes more than 100 turbines and is built, owned, and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy.

$IT {{ '2017-10-18T14:44:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

According to $IT, mobile phone sales are expected to return to year-over-year growth in 2018, with shipments totaling 1.9Bil units. Smartphones will represent 86% of total mobile phone shipments in 2018, up 6% from 2017. $IT expects $AAPL's iPhone X to be the sales driver in North America, China and Western Europe, despite its high price.

$IT {{ '2017-10-18T14:43:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IT said business PC shipments are estimated to return to growth by the end of 2017, driven by faster Windows 10 replacement in many regions, especially in Western Europe. $IT expects that the PC market (desk-based, notebook and ultramobiles) is set to return to 0.8% growth in 2018.

$IT {{ '2017-10-18T14:40:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Worldwide shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones are expected to exceed 2.35Bil units in 2018, an increase of 2% from  2017, according to $IT. Traditional PC shipments are forecast to decline 4.4% in 2018 while mobile phone shipments are expected to increase 2.4%.

$IRT {{ '2017-10-12T21:20:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT declared monthly cash dividends for 4Q17 of $0.06 per common share. The monthly dividends total $0.18 per share for 4Q17. The October dividend is payable Nov. 15 to shareholders of record on Oct. 31. The November dividend is payable Dec. 15 with a record date of Nov. 30. For December, the payment date is Jan. 15 and record date is Dec. 29.

$COST {{ '2017-10-12T18:08:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Although it is really late to enter the e-commerce club, $COST has rolled out two new e-commerce initiatives - two-day (dry grocery) and same-day delivery (both dry and fresh grocery) last week. With $AMZN’s acquisition of $WFM set to shake the grocery industry, the warehouse club Costco is looking to expand the grocery offerings over time.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T14:15:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN's Amazon Web Services unit and $MSFT announced a new deep learning library, called Gluon, that allows developers to prototype, build, train and deploy machine learning models for the cloud, devices at the edge and mobile apps. The Gluon interface works with Apache MXNet and will support Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit in an upcoming release.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T13:56:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN is creating more than 120,000 positions this holiday season across its US network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. The positions are available in around 33 states including Arizona, California, Washington, New York, Ohio, Kansas and Michigan, among others.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-11T14:29:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled the new Kindle Oasis, with high-resolution Paperwhite display. The Kindle Oasis is the first waterproof Kindle, with a longer battery life and fast-charging capability. With Audible built in, users can listen to a large library of audiobooks. Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $249.99 and will start shipping October 31.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-05T21:16:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced that $GE has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider. $GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. Over the past few years, $GE migrated more than 2,000 applications, several of which leverage AWS’s analytics and machine learning services.

$IT {{ '2017-10-04T15:36:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IT is evaluating strategic alternatives for its CEB Talent Assessment business, formerly SHL. The company is considering a range of strategic options, including a sale of the business. For the twelve month period ending June 30 2017, CEB Talent Assessment’s revenue represented about 6% of $IT and CEB combined adjusted revenue.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-04T14:11:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later in 2017. The devices will start shipping in India later in October, and Alexa and Echo will be available in Japan later in 2017.

$CPLA {{ '2017-10-02T17:28:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CPLA's Capella University appointed Constance St. Germain as the new VP of Academic Affairs/chief academic officer. St. Germain previously has served as executive dean for the College of Humanities & Sciences at the University of Phoenix, and as VP and dean at American Public University System's School of Public Service & Health.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-28T14:07:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced plans to open its fifth Ohio fulfillment center in Euclid, which will create more than 1,000 full-time positions. Associates at the 650,000-square-foot facility will pick, pack and ship customer items such as electronics, books, housewares and toys.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-28T14:03:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced that Toyota Racing Development (TRD), the in-house engineering division for Toyota and Lexus motorsports programs, has chosen Amazon Web Services as its exclusive cloud provider. Building its race intelligence system on the cloud with the most functionality has helped TRD’s teams win NASCAR races.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-27T20:03:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN and BMW announced that Amazon Alexa will be available in BMW and MINI vehicles starting in mid-2018. Customers can also access Alexa skills from third-party developers like Starbucks, NPR, and TED Talks, among others. Amazon Alexa will be available in all 2018 model year BMW and MINI vehicles from mid-2018 in the US, UK, and Germany.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-27T19:58:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN introduced the new Echo and Echo Plus. The new Echo features better wake word processing, improved beamforming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation. Echo Plus has a built-in smart home hub, which makes connecting to compatible smart home devices easy. The new Echo is $99.99 and Echo Plus is $149.99.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-27T19:38:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled Echo Spot, featuring a new microphone array with second generation far-field technology, front-facing camera, built-in speaker, plus Bluetooth and audio-out to connect to one’s existing speaker systems. The new Echo Spot is $129.99 and is available for pre-order on Amazon. It will begin shipping in December.

$AMZN {{ '2017-09-27T19:27:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the all-new Fire TV featuring 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Alexa Voice Remote. The Amazon Fire TV can be paired to any Echo device and users can ask Alexa Voice Remote to find, launch, and control content. Amazon Fire TV is available for pre-order on Amazon in the US for $69.99 and will start shipping on October 25.

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