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Company Smartphones
Small Business Pulse
November 22, 2019 - 6:43 am
Company smartphones are not just for big corporations. Even small businesses can reap benefits from giving their employees phones. However, this practice may not be for every small business. Evaluating the pros and cons can help you make a more informed decision on whether to invest in company...
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FILE - This May 3, 2017, file photo shows a Target store in Omaha, Neb. Target Corp. (TGT) on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $714 million. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Associated Press
November 20, 2019 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is bursting into the critical holiday season with strong third-quarter earnings as the company pushes faster delivery and invests in stores and on new fashion brands. The retailer raised its expectations for the year and shares closed up more than 14% at $126.43. Target’s...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Ernie Field pushes the doorbell on his Ring doorbell camera at his home in Wolcott, Conn. Amazon says it has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras. The company said in a letter released Tuesday, Nov. 19 by U.S. Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home security cameras. The Massachusetts Democrat wrote to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in September raising privacy and civil liberty concerns about Ring’s video-sharing partnerships with hundreds of police departments around the country. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Amazon has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras, according to a letter to a U.S. senator defending its video-sharing partnerships with police. The company told Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home...
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Lizzy Buczak
November 14, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Twinkies fanatics are in for a real breakfast treat. Twinkies-maker Hostess is teaming up with Post Consumer Brands to bring you the next breakfast of champions — the Twinkies cereal. According to a press release from Post , the sugary cereal will replicate the iconic snack’s golden color and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2019, file photo Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins (33) wears a pair of Nike Hyperdunks in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Nike is ending a sales partnership with Amazon less than a month after the athletic gear company named e-commerce veteran John Donahoe as its new CEO. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike will stop selling its sneakers and athletic gear directly to Amazon, ending a two-year relationship with the world’s largest online retailer. The announcement was a setback for Amazon, which has been trying to lure big brands to its site. But shoppers may not notice a...
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A sign outside of the Google headquarters
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Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google plans offer checking accounts run by Citigroup and a credit union, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Big tech companies have been pushing into other arenas such as finance and health care to gain more access to consumer data. The push comes at a time when...
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