$NSR (NeuStar, Inc.)

$NSR {{ '2016-07-13T20:09:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSR said the company has appointed data science expert Venkat Achanta as Chief Data and Analytics Officer. In this newly created role, Achanta will be responsible for expanding $NSR's authoritative identity and attribution platform. Venkat Achanta will be based in San Francisco, California and report to President and CEO Lisa Hook.

$STRA {{ '2018-01-19T22:54:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$STRA's stockholders at a special meeting approved proposals to effect the merger between $STRA and $CPLA. These, which will take effect at merger completion, include lift in number of authorized shares to 32MM; the issuance of shares of $STRA to effectuate the merger; and the change of the company's name from to "Strategic Education Inc."

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has chosen 20 metropolitan areas as proposed locations for HQ2, its second headquarters. These are Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, Nashville, Newark, New York City, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Toronto and Washington DC.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-18T15:01:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN reviewed 238 proposals from across the US, Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, its second headquarters in North America. The company has chosen 20 metropolitan areas for the next phase of the process. $AMZN expects to make a decision in 2018. The company plans to invest over $5Bil and create as many as 50,000 jobs at HQ2.

$AAPL {{ '2018-01-18T12:47:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Spurred by the Republican tax reform, $AAPL said it would increase its direct contribution to the US economy to over $350Bil over the next five years. The tech giant expects to invest over $30Bil in capital expenditures in the US during this period and create over 20,000 jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-17T19:47:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said Amazon Music Unlimited will become available in Australia and New Zealand starting February 1, giving users access to a catalogue of more than 45MM songs and hundreds of playlists and personalised stations. New subscribers can sign up for a free 90-day trial of Amazon Music Unlimited for a limited time.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-16T15:26:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Amazon Web Services, Inc., an $AMZN company, announced that Comcast Cable has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. Comcast Cable will expand its use of AWS by migrating material workloads and building new applications on AWS.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced the Virtual Dash Button Service (VDBS), an SDK that allows third parties to offer virtual Dash Buttons on their screened devices. Virtual Dash Buttons are shortcuts that allow Prime members to quickly find and reorder products from a selection of millions of eligible products.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T15:44:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has added device makers including HP, Kenmore, 3M’s Filtrete brand, Epson, and Blustream to its Dash Replenishment program. Dash Replenishment enables smart, connected devices to measure supply consumption through inputs, including infrared and other sensor arrays. It then signals an automatic reorder of supplies before they run out.

$AMZN {{ '2018-01-10T14:30:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said more than 300,000 US-based small and medium-sized businesses joined the Amazon Marketplace in 2017 and SMBs on $AMZN sold billions of items to customers around the world. Half of the items sold on $AMZN are from SMBs, many of whom choose to use Fulfillment by Amazon. In 2017, FBA shipped billions of items for SMBs worldwide.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T17:34:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM will expand home delivery service to its major markets across the country through a new partnership with Instacart. $SFM will roll out the Instacart service to markets in phases, starting with select zip codes in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Additional markets will be announced at a later date.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-09T15:25:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO and Hyundai Motor Company announced the production of a next-generation, hyperconnected car. Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles. The companies would create a flexible and more secure platform that would help innovate and build on smart-vehicle solutions.

$SFM {{ '2018-01-09T13:06:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SFM, a retailer of organic foods, said it is looking for comparable store sales growth of 4.6% for fourth quarter of 2017. For fiscal 2017, the company anticipates net sales growth of 15.3% and comparable store sales growth of 2.9%. Full year earnings are forecasted to be slightly above the company’s most recent guidance of $0.98-$0.99 per share.

$JCOM {{ '2018-01-08T21:56:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCOM announced three executive promotions. Harmeet Singh has been named President of Cloud Services, Steve Horowitz has been named President of Ziff Davis, and Joey Fortuna has been named Chief Technology Officer of $JCOM. All three will report to Vivek Shah, CEO of $JCOM.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-08T18:05:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO said the Felix Platter Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, is deploying Cisco Intent-Based Networking to create the foundation for its digital operation. The new secure network is designed and deployed by Itris Enterprise AG, and is expected to be fully operational by December 2018.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-08T17:55:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO announced a new DOCSIS licensing plan for its cable operator customers. The Cisco IBU licensing program helps simplify license acquisition and management. IBU has only one license type based on bandwidth consumption. IBU licensing is aligned to the number of subscribers across the network, so license investment is highly aligned to revenues.

$AKAM {{ '2018-01-04T18:13:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AKAM announced the appointment of Fari Ebrahimi as SVP and Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Ebrahimi succeeds Kumud Kalia and he will report to CEO Dr. Tom Leighton. Mr. Ebrahimi joins $AKAM from Avaya. He will be based in $AKAM’s corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$AMZN {{ '2017-12-26T14:47:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN celebrated its biggest holiday season. Prime membership continued to grow this holiday. In one week alone, more than 4MM people started Prime free trials or began paid memberships. More than 1Bil items were ordered from small businesses and entrepreneurs worldwide this season, with Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick being the top-selling products.

$GOOG {{ '2017-12-22T12:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of the board of directors of $GOOG $GOOGL, has decided to step down. He will take up the role of Technical Advisor to the firm. Schmidt, who has been serving Alphabet for the past 17 years, will continue to serve on its Board. It is expected that the Board will appoint a non-executive chairman at the next meeting.”

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