$SLAB (Silicon Laboratories Inc.)

$SLAB {{ '2016-01-06T21:20:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Semiconductor company $SLAB said that it has introduced an optical heart rate sensing solution designed to reduce the cost and complexity of wrist-based heart rate monitoring (HRM) applications. The Si1144 module along with Silicon Labs' HRM algorithm is priced at $2.82 in 10k-unit quantities.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T19:36:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$IBM said it expects to deliver operating EPS of about $13.80 for 2018. The company also expects free cash flow of about $12Bil, resulting in free cash flow realization of over 100%. Additionally, for 2018, revenue growth is expected at current spot rates.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:44:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $IBM generated free cash flow of $13Bil, excluding Global Financing receivables. The company also returned $9.8Bil to shareholders through $5.5Bil in dividends and $4.3Bil of gross share repurchases. $IBM ended 4Q17 with $12.6Bil in cash, while debt totaled $46.8Bil, including Global Financing debt of $31.4Bil.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-19T11:40:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Big Blue $IBM reported its first ever revenue growth in five years, with 4Q17 revenue growth of 3.5% YoY to $22.5Bil, driven by cloud computing business and artificial intelligence investments. However, $IBM reported a net loss of $1.05Bil or $1.14 per share, impacted by a one-time charge of $5.5Bil associated with the enactment of U.S. tax reform.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-18T22:23:11+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$IBM International Business Machines Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$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.

$TGNA {{ '2018-01-16T16:09:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TGNA and $SNE entered into an exclusive, multi-year distribution agreement for TEGNA’s programming in the US and internationally. Under the terms, Sony Pictures will distribute all TEGNA owned first-run programming, including the new series “Daily Blast Live”, as well as future development.

$IBM {{ '2018-01-12T12:40:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM appointed James Kavanaugh as SVP and CFO effective Jan. 11, 2018 to replace Martin Schroeter. Schroeter will take a new role as SVP, Global Markets, effective Jan. 11, 2018. Kavanaugh is currently SVP, Finance and Operations, and served as $IBM's VP and Controller from 2008 to 2015.

$DSPG {{ '2018-01-09T18:09:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DSPG announced that Primax is introducing a line of new low-cost voice assistants based on $DSPG’s advanced ULE SoC and SmartVoice audio/voice processors powered by HDClear. It integrates $DSPG’s HDClear voice enhancement algorithms, DBMD4 SoC and the DHX91 ULE SoC for a reliable human voice interface.

$MDRX {{ '2018-01-08T14:39:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDRX announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, for $100MM in cash, subject to adjustment for working capital and net debt. This transaction is targeted to close in Q1 of calendar 2018. Allscripts intends to fund the purchase price through its existing secured credit facilities and cash balances.

$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.

$IBM {{ '2017-12-29T11:01:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM said it has reached an agreement to resolve the patent lawsuit with $PCLN pending in the United States District Court for Delaware. As part of the confidential settlement, the parties will obtain patent cross-licenses to each company’s worldwide patent portfolio.

$MDRX {{ '2017-12-18T17:49:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 4Q17, Horizon Health Network and Service New Brunswick extended its contract term with $MDRX through 2024, to further clinical advancements in EHR software and enhance the care experience for patients in its community. The organization has been an Allscripts client for more than two decades.

$AAPL {{ '2017-12-13T16:14:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Finisar Corp, which makes chips that can power various iPhone features including FaceID, will become the latest beneficiary of $AAPL's $1Bil Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Apple said it would invest $390MM in the chipmaker, following which, $FNSR shares shot up about 17% in premarket trading.

$SLAB {{ '2017-12-08T12:17:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Semiconductor company $SLAB has agreed to acquire technology firm $SIGM for $7.05 per share, in a $282MM all-cash deal. Silicon Labs expects the transaction to be accretive on a non-GAAP basis. The company intends to adopt and develop Sigma’s flagship technology Z-Wave. The transaction is expected to close in the first calendar quarter of 2018.

$AVGO {{ '2017-12-06T22:46:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVGO, which recently had a failed takeover bid of $QCOM, swung to profit in 4Q17, driven by a 33% growth in its Wireless communications segment, which makes smartphone parts and chips for iPhones. Profit was $671MM or $1.50 per share for the quarter, while revenue surged 17% to $4.84Bil. Adjusted EPS jumped 32% to $4.59 per share.

$DFS {{ '2017-12-05T21:02:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DFS said its network enables payments for $AAPL's newly launched Apple Pay Cash, which is a virtual debit card that lives within the Apple Wallet app. Apple Pay Cash works on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and later, and Apple Watch.

$MSFT {{ '2017-11-30T15:29:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share, payable on March 8, 2018. to shareholders as of Feb. 15, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2018.

$MSFT {{ '2017-11-28T17:58:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT and $SAP expand their partnership by deploying each other's cloud solutions internally. Microsoft's cloud platform Azure, which competes with $AMZN's AWS, will allow its customers to run SAP's cloud platform SAP S/4HANA. SAP SE would move its few key internal business critical systems to Microsoft Azure.

$AAPL {{ '2017-11-21T18:20:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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