$OUTR (Outerwall Inc.)

$OUTR {{ '2016-09-27T20:52:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$OUTR will be acquired by affiliates of certain funds managed by affiliates of $APO for $52 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approx. $1.6Bil, including net debt.  Effective Sept. 27, 2016, $OUTR became a privately-held company and its common stock ceased trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market and will be delisted.

$PAY {{ '2017-10-17T14:23:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PAY and China's leading third-party payment platform Alipay, announced the extension of their existing global partnership to Verifone Taxi Solutions. Through the agreement, Chinese consumers traveling in New York and Las Vegas will be able to pay for taxis in the U.S. for the first time using their Alipay Mobile Wallet.

$C {{ '2017-10-12T19:56:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$C said its card business with retailer $COST has been highly successful. "We've continued to be able to grow account balances and we've seen continued growth in the purchases. So it's still looking like an absolute winner for us," the company said.

$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.

$HON {{ '2017-10-09T13:58:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HON has named Anne T. Madden as SVP and General Counsel, reporting to President and CEO Darius Adamczyk. Madden succeeds Kate Adams, who decided to leave $HON to become General Counsel at $AAPL.

$AAPL {{ '2017-10-06T15:51:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL said Katherine Adams, formerly SVP and general counsel of $HON, will join the company as general counsel and SVP of Legal and Global Security. She will report to CEO Tim Cook and serve on its executive team. The tech giant added that Bruce Sewell, who has served as its general counsel since 2009, will be retiring at 2017-end.

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:38:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$COST, which is aggressively expanding its operations internationally, said its 2017 sales grew 9% to $126.1Bil. As of Sept. 2017, Costco had 741 warehouses worldwide with over 227 warehouse stores abroad. Notably, Wall Street analysts envisage that $COST will open its first Brick-and-Mortar store in China, which is having a huge retail market size. (nearly $5 trillion)

$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.

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:05:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite the change in consumer behavior towards online shopping, $COST, which is focusing on attracting more customers to its stores, reported a steady growth in 4Q17. Profit grew 18% to $919MM. $COST, which increased the annual membership fee for Gold Star and Executive members in June 2017, saw membership revenue growth of 13% in 4Q17.

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:01:53+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$COST Costco Wholesale Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$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.

$BBRY {{ '2017-09-28T19:43:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BBRY, which had lost its smartphone market share to $AAPL and Samsung, reported a net income of $19MM in 2Q18 versus a loss of $372MM a year ago, aided by 34% jump in Software and Services revenue. On a per share basis, loss narrowed to $0.07 from the $0.71 loss reported in 2Q17. Revenue plunged 29% to $238MM while non-GAAP EPS stood at $0.05.

$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.

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