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CBS, ATVI, TTWO, SHAK, SYMC & more

Check out the companies generating headlines before the bell: CBS – CBS reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.12 per share, beating consensus estimates by 1 cent a share. Revenue also beat forecasts, with the company on track for record full-year results. CEO Leslie Moonves did not address allegations of sexual misconduct against him during the company’s earnings conference call. Activision ...

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Berkshire Hathaway profit surges as insurance, different businesses gain

Nelson Ching | Getty Images Charles Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., left, as well as Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., attend a BYD Co. press event in China, on Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said quarterly operating profit rose 67 percent, as insurance underwriting rebounded as ...

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US space companies are bringing rocket launches to the UK

The only previous launch through U.K. soil was a military demonstration test in February 2016. The mission launched an American rocket through the western coast of Scotland, used to test a missile defense system over the Atlantic Ocean. For commercial purposes, however, a launch infrastructure has never existed. The light-class rockets designed to launch little satellites command a premium because ...

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The astronauts SpaceX as well as Boeing will launch

NASA announced on Friday the assignments of the first nine astronauts riding commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station, naming 5 to the first two Boeing flights as well as four to SpaceX’s flights. The astronauts are a part of NASA’s Commercial Crew program, which is usually the agency’s solution to Once more launch U.S. astronauts coming from U.S. soil. ...

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Amazon removes products featuring Nazi symbols

Amazon said This kind of week in which the item would likely not let third-party retailers sell products in which feature Nazi in addition to white nationalist symbolism on its platform, amid pressure by nonprofit groups in addition to lawmakers. In a letter dated Tuesday to Representative Keith Ellison, a Democrat by Minnesota, Amazon said the item had removed products ...

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Starbucks team with Microsoft on fresh payment using bitcoin for lattes

Starbucks is actually jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. The Seattle-based coffee giant is actually working with Microsoft in addition to a leading global exchange on a fresh digital platform that will will allow consumers to use bitcoin in addition to different cryptocurrencies at Starbucks. Starbucks along with Intercontinental Exchange, Microsoft in addition to BCG, among others, is actually working to ...

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The ‘Netflixization’ of employee training can save companies money

Emmanuel Le Bouille had a training problem. The health program director for Groupe Auchan, an international retail group, had to implement a global wellbeing course for 260,000 members of staff — everyone inside the company’s workforce across 12 countries. “If we had tried to do of which through the traditional classroom approach, the item might have taken us at least ...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 video leaks details

Getty Images DJ Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung, holds up the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone during a launch event for the brand-new product, August 23, 2017. Samsung’s website in brand-new Zealand accidentally published a video featuring the company’s soon-to-be-announced Galaxy Note 9 phone. The video was first noticed by the tech site SamMobile before the idea ...

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