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Ferguson profit climbs on U.S. revenue growth

“Ferguson said its fourth quarter has started well, with organic revenue growth in line with the third quarter” writes Adam Clark for marketwatch.com. “The U.S. continued to grow strongly with organic revenue growth of 10.6% in the quarter.Meanwhile, U.K. revenue fell 11% to $629 million at constant exchange, while Canada and Central Europe revenue climbed 8.9% to $342 million.In the U.S. revenue rose 12% to $4.11 billion, as trading profit jumped 21% to $334 million, both on a constant-exchange basis.Ferguson PLC (FERG.LN) said Tuesday that both revenue and trading profit…

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Marketing-driven revenue from mobile apps has grown 80% since 2016

“Marketing-driven revenue from mobile apps has grown 80 percent since 2016, according to a new report from mobile attribution and marketing analytics firm AppsFlyer and Facebook” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. For gaming app marketers, these users represent the reason user acquisition is all about quality in all markets.A key reason for this significant gap is the much heavier use of data among gaming app marketers.When there’s a decline in revenue, marketers should run re-engagement campaigns across paid and owned channels, the report said.The report analyzed 250 million non-organic installations…

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NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

“The scientists hope to find better preserved organic compounds with Curiosity or other rovers that would allow them to check for chemical signatures of life” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Referring to the findings regarding organic compounds and methane, Webster said, “They hint at an earlier time on Mars when water was present and the existence of primitive life forms was possible.”.  Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Why not genetically engineered organic foods?

“A major reason for the exclusion of genetically engineered products from the definition of organic was to make organic food acceptable to consumers who objected to genetically engineered products at a time when the U.S. government did not require them to be specifically labeled” writes Luke Sharrett Bloomberg for washingtonexaminer.com. Thus, as far as the U.S. government was concerned, there was no compelling reason – and hence, no requirement — to label genetically engineered food products.When the final National Organic Standards were issued in 2000, Secretary Dan Glickman said, “Let…

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New artificial nerves could transform prosthetics

“The researchers detached a leg from a cockroach and inserted an electrode from the artificial neuron to a neuron in the roach leg; signals coming from the artificial neuron caused muscles in the leg to contract, they report today in “ writes Robert F for sciencemag.org. What’s more, they managed to connect their artificial neuron to a biological counterpart.That’s because researchers have created a new type of artificial nerve that can sense touch, process information, and communicate with other nerves much like those in our own bodies do.Not only are…

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Trader Joe’s Made $4 Organic Rosé Just In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

“So brace yourselves, wine lovers: Just in time for the start of the summer season, Trader Joe’s has released a new line of organic wines” writes Temi Adebowale for cosmopolitan.com. As the name implies, the Shaw wines are all made with organic grapes, which is great because who doesn’t love to feel like you’re being healthy when you’re day drinking?.  Source: cosmopolitan.com Share This:

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Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao to step down in October

“Full year core earnings rose 11.8 percent to 14.7 billion euros, beating guidance for “around 10 percent” organic growth and just ahead of analyst forecasts of 14.6 billion euros” writes Jason Alden for cnbc.com. For 2019, the group forecast organic adjusted core earnings growth of between 1 and 5 percent, and free cash flow before spectrum costs of at least 5.2 billion euros, slightly down on the 2018 number of 5.4 billion euros. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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