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June 4, 2014
06:31 EDTGOOG, CMCSK, CMCSAComcast to begin encrypting email 'within weeks,' WSJ reports
Comcast (CMCSA) is planning to start scrambling customers' email to protect it from spying, the Wall Street Journal reports. The move follows Google (GOOG) calling out email providers for not using encryption; according to the company, fewer than 1% of Gmail messages sent to addresses remained encrypted on a sample day in May. A Comcast spokesperson says the company is testing encryption and will begin using it more broadly on customers' email "within a matter of weeks." Reference Link
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November 20, 2015
18:22 EDTGOOGGoogle targets China launch of Google Play app store in 2016, Reuters says
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11:45 EDTCMCSA, CMCSKBox Office Battle: 'Hunger Games' finale expected to top box office
Lions Gate's (LGF) "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," the final movie based on the dystopian young adult novels, is opening this weekend at 4,175 theaters and is expecting a domestic gross in the range of $120M-$127M. Piper Jaffray analyst James Marsh said in a note to investors on November 18 that he expects the film to open domestically in the $130M range, above where it is tracking, due to limited competition and the addition of IMAX (IMAX) screens. Piper maintained its Overweight rating and $45 price target on Lions Gate shares at that time. "The Hunger Games" main competition is "Spectre" and "The Peanuts Movie," both of which are in their third weekend of release. Sony's (SNE) "Spectre," starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, is expected to earn another $15.2M-$16.8M. Fox's (FOX, FOXA) G-rated family film, starring a 3D-animated Charlie Brown, is predicted to earn an additional $12.5M-$13.2M. In other box office news, the Wall Street Journal reported that Disney's (DIS) "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters on December 18, has had record-breaking pre-sales. Fandango said the film has already sold more tickets than any other movie before its release, which is still four weeks away, and IMAX said the movie has "doubled" its prior pre-sales record of about $9M. Other publicly traded companies involved in filmmaking include Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK), Time Warner (TWX), and Viacom (VIA, VIAB).
10:38 EDTGOOGAnalyst sees 'cloud cold war' coming between Google, Microsoft, Amazon
Recent comments by Google (GOOG) indicate that the tech giant plans to make a major push in the cloud infrastructure market, Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Sandler wrote in a note to investors today. Google's initiatives in this area could significantly boost its stock price and signify the start of a "cold war" in the space, but are unlikely to negatively affect the number two player in the area, Microsoft (MSFT), Sandler believes. WHAT'S NEW: Google has not been aggressively expanding its cloud infrastructure business, but recent comments by the tech giant indicates that this situation is changing, Sandler wrote. Google executive Urs Holzle said that the tech giant plans to aggressively expand its cloud platform, and projected that the company's revenue from the cloud could surpass its ad revenue by 2020, the analyst noted. The note comes after Google acquired a small platform-as-a-service company called bebop and appointed its CEO, VmWare (VMW) co-founder Diane Greene, to lead a new cloud business. Based on Hozle's comment, Google is seeking to boost its cloud revenue to $100B by 2020, Sandler estimated. If the tech giant even "gets part of the way" to meeting the goal, the growth in its cloud business will boost its market cap by hundreds of billions of dollars, Sandler believes. Google's push in the cloud is negative for Microsoft, but it will take years for Google to build up its cloud business to the point where it's competitive with Microsoft's cloud offering, Azure, the analyst contended. Amazon (AMZN), which Google also much catch, is the runaway leader in the cloud market. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Google may look to make acquisitions in the software-as-a-service sector to build up its cloud business, and vendors like Red Hat (RHT) which sell to cloud infrastructure providers have added a major new customer, Sandler wrote. Major software-as-a-service providers include (CRM), Workday (WDAY), and Netsuite (N). PRICE ACTION: In early trading, Alphabet Class A shares gained 1.5% to $771.37, Microsoft slid 1.1% to $53.33 and Amazon rose fractionally to $662.87.
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November 19, 2015
16:11 EDTGOOGGoogle names VMware co-founder to lead cloud businesses
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09:46 EDTGOOGYouTube to pay legal fees for some video makers to fight battles, NY Times says
YouTube said it will begin to financial support YouTube creators fight back battles over copyright infringement, reports the New York Times. It said will pick up the legal costs of a handful of video creators that the company thinks are the targets of unfair takedowns. Reference Link
07:55 EDTGOOGGM's Reuss: Company 'deeply committed' to EVs, FT says
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06:32 EDTGOOGAkamai announces collaboration with Google Cloud Platform
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06:26 EDTGOOGGoogle's Hoelzle: Cloud could generate more revenue than ads by 2020, BI says
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November 18, 2015
16:44 EDTGOOGGoogle ad exec jumps to YouTube, Re/code says
Neal Mohan, previously Google's (GOOG) SVP for display and video advertising, has been appointed SVP of product for YouTube in a move signaling renewed efforts to combat Facebook (FB) video, reports Re/code, citing spokesperson statements. Paul Muret, currently head of analytics at Google, will succeed Mohan, and the company's analytics group will be folded into its display operations. Re/code notes that the analytics rollup may indicate Google sees measurement as "core" to its advertising business. Reference Link
11:24 EDTGOOGGoogle eyes YouTube enhancement with VR experiences, DigiTimes says
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06:16 EDTCMCSK, CMCSAComcast dumps YES Network, WSJ reports
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November 17, 2015
19:11 EDTGOOGGoogle launches redesigned Google+
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11:25 EDTGOOGGoogle to fight Russia's antitrust ruling on Android platform, Reuters reports
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09:04 EDTCMCSK, CMCSAComcast: Over 1M multifamily residents using Xfinity services delivered by ACN
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06:41 EDTCMCSK, CMCSANBC comedy streaming service beta starts December 3, Engadget reports
Comcast's NBC will make its comedy streaming service available as a free public beta beginning December 3, Engadget reports. Reference Link
06:35 EDTGOOGGoogle's Project Aura working on three new wearables, the Information says
Google's revamped Google Glass project, known as Project Aura, is developing a wearable with a screen and at least one without, the Information reports. Three versions of the head-mounted device are currently in development, though three may be consolidated into two, the report says. The two without a screen rely on bone conduction, much like the original Google Glass, the report says. Reference Link
November 16, 2015
09:33 EDTGOOGeBay second week of November SSS up 0.4%, ChannelAdvisor says
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08:03 EDTCMCSK, CMCSAComcast to add 400 new jobs in early 2016 at St. Paul office
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06:27 EDTGOOGYandex extends Google antitrust battle to EU, Bloomberg reports
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