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Microsoft tops $1 trillion as it predicts more cloud growth

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday briefly topped $1 trillion in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. FILE PHOTO: The Microsoft sign is shown on top of the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19,2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street Read More

Tesla solar installations slide 36 percent in first quarter

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported a 36 percent slide in solar installations and said it had implemented a new selling strategy months after ending a partnership to sell the rooftop systems in busy Home Depot stores. In its first-quarter investor letter, Tesla said solar deployments were 47 megawatts during the period, down from Read More

Facebook beats profit estimates, sets aside $3 billion for privacy penalty

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc on Wednesday blew away Wall Street profit estimates in the first quarter as it kept a lid on the costs of making its social networks safer, and set aside $3 billion to cover a settlement with U.S. regulators, calming investors who had worried about the outcome of a months-long federal probe. Read More

Archrock Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

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HOUSTON, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Archrock, Inc. (NYSE: AROC) (“Archrock”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.132 per share of common stock, or $0.528 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend will be paid on May 15, 2019 to all stockholders of record on May 8, Read More

Alberta eyes private producers as option to move crude

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By Kevin Orland on 4/24/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Shifting Alberta’s shipments of crude-by-rail to private producers, is an option that Cenovus Energy Inc. CEO Alex Pourbaix said Alberta Premier-Elect Jason Kenney may be able to consider, instead of scrapping the plan altogether. Kenney, who takes office next week, has vowed to end predecessor Rachel Notley’s Read More

Big brands dive into esports to court youth market: Nielsen

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – From snack companies to carmakers, a wide range of brands is trying to reach one of the hottest demographic groups around: esports fans. FILE PHOTO: Esports – ESL One – Dota 2 Major – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – May 26, 2018 General view as fans watch on Action Images via Read More

Doctor suspended for 6 weeks after calling for rape of women

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An emergency department doctor in Australia has been suspended by the Medical board for six weeks after he repeatedly called online for women to be raped. Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee, 31, was suspended by the Tasmania Health Service after being found guilty of “professional misconduct” for making egregious and racist comments in a Singaporean Read More

U.S. congressional leaders query Google on tracking database

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Google’s chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault that allegedly contains precise consumer location information from hundreds of millions of devices. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January Read More

Walgreens, Rite Aid set minimum age to sell tobacco products at 21 years

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(Reuters) – Drugstore retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corp will no longer sell tobacco products to customers who are below 21 years old, amid a crackdown on widespread teenage tobacco use. FILE PHOTO: A sign rests on a counter at a Walgreens pharmacy store in Austin, TX, U.S., March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Read More