Google Says Over 200M People Use Google Photos Each Month May 27, 2016 03:07PM

Alphabet's (Nasdaq: GOOG) Google posted the following to its official blog on Friday:

A year ago, we introduced Google Photos with one mission: To be a home for all your photos and videos, organized and brought to life, so that you can share and save what matters.

Now 200 million of you are using Google Photos each month. We’ve delivered more than 1.6 billion animations, collages and movies, among other things. You’ve collectively freed up 13.7 petabytes of storage on... (continue reading...)

Is Uber's Business Model Sustainable Longer Than The Service Life of a Car May 27, 2016 10:55AM

After this WSJ article valued Uber at more than $50 billion last summer one has to wonder if this valuation can hold up over the long term. Recently a video that appears to be going viral questions the math Uber uses to calculate the wage benefits of an Uber driver over a traditional taxi driver. We dont normally post links to Youtube videos but the math seems to be in the ballpark and will very likely raise questions as we near an IPO.

Intel (INTC) Acquires Computer Vision Algorithm Provider Itseez; Will Bolster Autonomous Car Efforts May 27, 2016 09:14AM

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) posted the following to its Blog on Thursday:

Intel is transforming from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. These devices will use the power of Intel technology to process data being generated from “things,” connect to and learn from data being analyzed in the cloud, and deliver amazing new experiences. One of the amazing Internet of Things (IoT) experiences Intel is gearing up to... (continue reading...)

Gilead (GILD), Others Subpoenaed Over Copay Charity Connections (BIIB) (JAZZ) May 27, 2016 07:29AM

Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB), Gilead Sciences (Nasdaq: GILD), and Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: JAZZ) shares are on watch following reports that the drugmakers received federal subpoenas over the companies' relationships to charitable nonprofits.

Bloomberg noted Friday morning that specific details of the subpoenas weren't made available and the specific charities weren't named.

Gilead and Jazz received subpoenas from the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

Bloomberg... (continue reading...)

Tiffany's 'old-world luxury' fails to charm millennials May 26, 2016 04:24PM

By Subrat Patnaik and Siddharth Cavale

(Reuters) - For Alan Feid, a 28-year-old looking to buy an engagement ring for his fiancée, the rings he found in the diamond district in Manhattan were just as good as the ones he saw at Tiffany & Co's (NYSE: TIF) flagship store on Fifth Avenue. And they cost less than half the price.

"At the end of the day, I don't think there's much of a difference when it comes to the style or the quality," said... (continue reading...)

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