$ROVI (Rovi Corporation)

$ROVI {{ '2016-04-29T16:30:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Digital entertainment technology company $ROVI said it agreed to acquire smaller rival $TIVO for $10.70 per share in cash and stock for total consideration of about $1.1Bil. On a pro forma basis, for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016, the combined company is estimated to have more than $800MM in revenue after purchase, the company said.

$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

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$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.

$PCLN {{ '2017-07-24T14:41:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PCLN completed its plan to acquire the Momondo Group in a cash transaction whereby $PCLN acquired all outstanding shares of the Momondo Group for about $550MM. The Momondo Group and Cheapflights will roll under The Priceline Group's leading travel meta brand, KAYAK.

$CSCO {{ '2017-07-24T13:25:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO is partnering with the TIM Group to renew TIM's Optical Packet Metro (OPM) network. TIM's new OPM network will integrate $CSCO’s ASR 9000 technology, which will help TIM to effectively digitize its fixed and mobile line services. The investment is part of TIM's 3-year plan for 2017-2019, and involves an investment of about EUR5Bil.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T21:44:59+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$V said that business in India is progressing and company is benefiting from the government's decision  to reduce cash and promote digital payments. But there is a heavy competition from the local players. The company said that it will try to win at least a fair amount of share if not more of the business in India.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T21:24:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$V said that the UK region benefited in 3Q17 as the lower value of the pound drove inbound traffic into the UK. Also, the company added that other regions in Europe like France, Spain and Nordics are performing well.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T20:41:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$V said that its global business benefited in 3Q17 from an overall healthy economy as payments volume grew in all the major regions. In US, strong consumer confidence drove the spending growth. China payments volume growth remained low driven by the dual currency. In India, $V is progressing with digital payments on the backdrop of demonitization.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T19:53:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Total payments volume for $V surged 38% to $1.9 trillion in 3Q17, while in US it spiked up 12% to $840Bil. Total processed transactions, which represent transactions processed by Visa, climbed 44% to 28.5Bil. GAAP OpEx declined 52% to $1.5Bil. Results in the prior year quarter included the special items related to the acquisition of Visa Europe.

$EBAY {{ '2017-07-21T19:08:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$EBAY's active buyer growth was stable at 4% as the company added nearly 2MM buyers to its platform in 2Q17. Two years ago, the company began repositioning its business for long-term success. Since then, it added 14MM active buyers while improving the GMV growth. It also delivered well over $4Bil of net income while returning $5Bil to shareholders.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T19:02:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$V, which competes with $MA and $AXP, lifted its financial outlook for FY17. Net revenue is expected to grow 20% on a nominal dollar basis compared to the previous growth guidance of 16-18%. GAAP EPS growth is expected to be in low double-digits on a nominal dollar basis and non-GAAP EPS is expected to grow about 20%.

$EBAY {{ '2017-07-21T18:57:51+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$EBAY said StubHub had a challenging 2Q17 due to the continued lapping of strong growth comps coupled with the US events landscape that was significantly weaker than anticipated. The company expects to face tough growth comps again in 3Q17.

$EBAY {{ '2017-07-21T18:47:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$EBAY recently began building on its brand marketing with the launch of a significant out-of-home campaign in the US, the company's next phase of television and social advertising. The company plans to continue to invest in its brands in 2H17, including the international rollout of the new campaign.

$V {{ '2017-07-21T18:24:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Payments network operator $V's profit soared in 3Q17, helped by the increased consumer spending in US, payments growth volume, and the purchase of Visa Europe, which was acquired by Visa in June 2016. Net income quadrupled to $2.06Bil compared to $430MM in the prior year quarter. Diluted EPS on Class A shares also rose more than 400% to $0.87.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T15:21:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

When asked about the layoff of sales employees that was announced by $MSFT earlier this month, CEO Satya Nadella said that the approach is to transform everything that's been done in the company. He added that this transformation is ongoing and has been happening over multiple years.

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