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Fawry partners with PI Technologies to link Sales Buzz app with its FMCG platform

“The Sales Buzz application is used by more than 30,000 sales representatives in consumer goods companies in Egypt, Fawry FMCG platform currently serves 96,000 Fawry merchants and consumer goods companies” writes Daily News Egypt for dailynewsegypt.com. Fawry, the Egyptian e-payment solutions company, signed a partnership with PI Technologies company in order to link its Sales Buzz application with Fawry FMCG, the recent-established platform for merchants and consumer goods companies.Mohamed Okasha, the managing member of Fawry, stated that the partnership aims to develop and provide expert solutions for consumer goods companies…

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Maryland governor’s inaugural speech stirs buzz about future

“He says he plans to talk more about national politics, because he is the incoming chairman of the National Governors Association” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. Larry Hogan’s criticism of Washington’s divisive politics during his inaugural speech has generated some buzz about whether he might seek national office, but the Republican says he’s not making any plans to end his second term early. Source: seattletimes.com

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VW’s I.D. Buzz Cargo van puts aside the flower power and gets a job

“On the more “concept” side of things, the I.D. Buzz Cargo will be equipped with VW’s I.D. Pilot autonomous driving system, which Volkswagen imagines will be a fully autonomous system in limited situations” reports cnet.com. The I.D. Buzz Cargo is similar in most respects to the I.D. Buzz concept we saw last year, but it has a lot less glass and has a few new features designed to make life on a job site a little easier.VW believes Buzz Cargo could be on the job as early as 2021.Volkswagen’s I.D.…

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If its stock is Tesla’s greatest marketing tool, what happens when it goes away?

“If the stock is a primary source of media attention, then the business is largely dependent on the stock being public” writes Cullen Roche for marketwatch.com. You could make a strong argument that Tesla’s most valuable asset is actually its public stock price because it is a near daily source of media attention.This is really interesting in the scope of the stock market because nothing generates buzz quite like Tesla’s stock and the way Musk talks about the stock. Source: marketwatch.com

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The judge in Paul Manafort’s trial is generating buzz with his tongue and wit in the courtroom

“The trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has plenty of drama and it’s coming from the judge” writes Calvin Woodward for businessinsider.com. The judge judged their expressions to mean, “Why do we have to put up with this idiot judge?”. U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 2, 2017. Source: businessinsider.com

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Goldman Sachs warns of ‘waning’ Tesla Model 3 social-media buzz

“Tesla stock has lost more than 7% this year and double that in the past 12 months” writes Claudia Assis for marketwatch.com. Goldman analysts looked to gauge sentiment on the Tesla TSLA, -2.36%  Model 3 by analyzing daily social-media posts and categorizing Twitter and Reddit posts as positive, negative, or neutral.Enthusiasm for Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 is “waning,” analysts at Goldman Sachs said in a note that was the second Wall Street report Monday to express pessimism about the Silicon Valley auto maker’s second-quarter results. Source: marketwatch.com

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