$WBMD (WebMD Health Corp.)

$WBMD {{ '2016-09-19T19:29:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBMD named Steven L. Zatz, M.D., its President, as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Dr. Zatz was appointed President of WebMD in 2013 and, for the last three years, has been responsible for all aspects of advertising and sponsorship business, which represents approximately 80% of the company's revenue.

$ADS {{ '2017-07-27T14:02:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADS has increased its stock repurchase program for 2017 by $500MM, which will result in an aggregate authorization of up to $1Bil. The company also extended the term of the repurchase to July 31. The repurchase will be financed primarily through free cash flow. Alliance expects to maintain moderate levels of debt during the course of the program.

$MA {{ '2017-07-27T13:25:58+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$MA MasterCard Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 Highlights

$ACN {{ '2017-07-27T13:14:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN launched its first Innovation Hub in Bengaluru, India, combining the company’s technology capabilities to help clients transform their businesses for the digital world. The facility offers clients access to Accenture’s industry knowledge and technology capabilities.

$FB {{ '2017-07-26T21:51:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FB's ad revenue for 2Q17 rose 47% YoY to $9.16Bil. This growth rate is more than double of what Google generated in 2Q17. FB's rival and online advertising competitor $GOOG reported 19% increase in ad revenue from Google for 2Q17.

$V {{ '2017-07-26T18:57:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$V invests in card processing startup Marqeta. The Oakland, California-based startup, which was founded in 2010, will work with Visa to drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments. The other recent investments made by Visa includes Chain, Klarna, Square and Stripe.

$V {{ '2017-07-26T18:21:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Financial services provider $V opens two data centers in Singapore and UK. The Singapore and UK data centers will aim at increasing its worldwide presence with Visa’s existing processing facilities in North America. Visa plans to start processing global transactions in the two facilities in 2018.

$ACN {{ '2017-07-26T15:50:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ACN has decided to join hands with Roche to improve the management and delivery of diabetes care. Under the partnership, a data-driven core analytics platform will be developed for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. It will connect patients, caregivers and healthcare providers with a suite of innovative digital health services.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN will hold Amazon Jobs Day events at its fulfillment centers in the following locations, Baltimore, Maryland; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Etna, Ohio; Fall River, Massachusetts; Hebron, Kentucky; Kenosha, Wisconsin; Kent, Washington; Robbinsville, New Jersey; Romeoville, Illinois and Whitestown, Indiana on August 2, 2017.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-26T14:40:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said it has more than 50,000 roles available to fill across its US fulfillment network. The company is opening up 10 of its fulfillment centers on August 2 for its first Jobs Day with tours and information sessions. $AMZN plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers to qualified candidates who apply on-site as part of Amazon Jobs Day.

$MCD {{ '2017-07-25T16:40:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MCD commented that the $AMZN-$WFM deal announcement demonstrates the disruptive and fast-paced nature of the business world. $MCD continues to challenge itself and is committed to remain competitive on value. $MCD believes deliveries are a good example of how the industry is responding to rapidly-changing consumer expectations.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T23:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL is in the process of testing and developing Google Maps to enhance the customer experience. The company intends to roll out Store Sales Measurement in the coming months to enable advertisers to measure revenue, in addition to store visits. Going ahead, Google sees strong growth for YouTube across all platforms, including television.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:35:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $GOOGL expects headcount additions to be seasonally high. Going ahead, significant contributions are expected from the growing non-ads revenue businesses, especially Google Play. Google continues to shift its focus to AI-driven computing, with efforts to make the technology available to people across the world.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL said the 20% growth in search revenue in 2Q17 was driven mainly by mobile search and YouTube. The $2.8Bil capital expenditure reflected investments in production equipment facilities and development of data centers. The internet search leader raised its stock–based compensation by 40% annually to $1.9Bil in the second quarter.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:13:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GOOGL said revenues of the Google segment grew 21% annually to $25.76Bil in 2Q17. Revenues of Other Bets division climbed 34% to $248MM. Revenues from US operations advanced 23%, and those from Europe, Middle East and Africa moved up 14%. APAC revenues grew 28%, while other Americas revenues dropped 8%.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:00:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Earnings of search service behemoth $GOOGL fell sharply in 2Q17, hurt by penalty imposed by the EU in an antitrust lawsuit. EPS dropped to $5.01 from $7 last year, despite a 21% rise in revenues. There was a 52% annual growth in aggregate paid clicks, while aggregate cost-per-click dropped 23%. Alphabet’s Other Bets division remained in loss.

$GOOG {{ '2017-07-24T20:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GOOG $GOOGL Alphabet Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$TTEC {{ '2017-07-24T19:37:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TTEC has roped in Jeff Marcoux as its VP of Product Marketing. He will be responsible for strategic evolution of customer experience solutions and service design innovation. Marcoux joins $TTEC from $MSFT, where he was into finding marketing solutions and developing SaaS solutions as the Senior Executive interface to Microsoft clients' CMOs.

$NCR {{ '2017-07-24T16:29:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NCR agreed with $GRUB for the integration of Grubhub with the NCR Aloha Platform-of-Sale (POS). Restaurants that use $GRUB as an ordering channel will be able to manage orders from the core POS platform.

$WBMD {{ '2017-07-24T15:34:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The valuation of $WBMD's acquisition by Internet Brands represents a premium of approx 30% to WebMD's share price on Feb 15, 2017.

$WBMD {{ '2017-07-24T15:31:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, will acquire $WBMD for approx $2.8Bil. Internet Brands will commence a tender offer in the next 10 days to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of WebMD common stock for $66.50 per share, to be paid in cash upon completion of the transaction. The acquisition is expected to close in 4Q17.

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