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Just Eat revenue rises, backs 2019 guidance

“Just Eat PLC said Monday that revenue rose in the third quarter of 2019, and it backed its guidance for the year” writes Anthony O for marketwatch.com. The board said it expects to report revenue for 2019 in the GBP1.0 billion to GBP1.1 billion range.Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization–a key measure which strips out exceptional and other one-off items–are expected to be in the GBP185 million to GBP205 million range, the company said. The company said it expects the combination with Takeaway.com to be completed by the…

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SAP in three-year cloud partnership with Microsoft

“De-emphasising its own-brand cloud offering is turning out to be one factor supporting a pickup in SAP’s cloud gross margins” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The partnership deepens SAP’s already close relationship with Microsoft and its Azure cloud division, although the Walldorf-based company also works with Google and Amazon Web Services in the cloud.BERLIN (Reuters) – Business software group SAP said on Monday it had reached a three-year deal with Microsoft to help its large enterprise customers move their business processes into the cloud.”We bundled SAP’s cloud platform services…

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PG&E plans more power cutoffs, warns of severe weather this week

“(Reuters) – PG&E Corp said it was considering more power cutoffs, which would be much smaller than the recent outage, as the bankrupt California power producer warned about severe weather risks later this week” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The potential power cutoffs will be “significantly smaller” than the Oct 9-12 PSPS event, the company said.PG&E is considering implementing a public safety power shutoff (PSPS) and turning off power across portions of the counties, adding that as of late Sunday no PSPS had been called.The company cut off electricity…

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Crypto News From Brazil: Oct. 14–20 in Review

“Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Brasil” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. On Oct. 17, a series of audio recordings of the leaders and CEO of cryptocurrency investment company Wish Money revealed that company managers knew the firm was bankrupt and was a financial pyramid scam.On Oct. 13, Cointelegraph Brasil reported that the cryptocurrency platform and alleged pyramid scheme Atlas Quantum denied that videos with company balances at Gate.io and HitBTC are fake, even though the exchanges themselves claimed…

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Summit County to dismiss opioid claims against small distributor as other drug companies prepare for first federal trial

“The company was only also a defendant for the lawsuits filed by Summit County, even though claims made by both Cuyahoga and Summit counties were combined for the trial” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio — An attorney representing Summit County said Sunday that his team plans to dismiss claims against a small health care and dental products distributor before the nation’s first federal opioid trial commences this week.The company faces other lawsuits nationwide, but Rice said the decision to drop them was only for the Summit County lawsuit.Of…

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Netflix and HBO shows are pirated on this app that’s been bankrolled by ads from Pandora and TikTok

“A Walgreens spokesperson said the company wasn’t aware of the issue and prohibits ads on sites with pirated content” writes Megan Graham for cnbc.com. Once those relationships are in place, the developer can rebuild the app to contain pirated content, yet the ads remain, she said.The company said its policies prohibit running ads against pirated content. Source: cnbc.com

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Tesla speeds toward unpleasant earnings turn, Boeing faces tough questions

“Prepare for an earnings onslaught in the week ahead, headlined by Tesla Inc., Boeing Co. and a flurry of big tech names” writes Emily Bary for marketwatch.com. Microsoft is expected to ride the wave of its Azure cloud-computing business to another big quarter of growth.Analysts model 11% overall growth for the company, led by a 22% increase in the intelligent cloud segment. Source: marketwatch.com

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Navy runs over South Florida 35-3; Perry joins elite company

“The Navy defense backed another dominant performance on the ground by senior quarterback Malcolm Perry in a 35-3 victory over South Florida on Saturday” reports foxsports.com. South Florida: The Bulls had won their previous two games, but that momentum came to a halt against the Midshipmen’s tenacious defense.ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo knew his defense was poised for a break-out season during spring practice. Source: foxsports.com

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Kik app won’t shut down after acquisition by MediaLab

“The messaging app Kik was on the verge of shutting down, but a holding company, MediaLab, bought it and will invest in its future, the company said” writes Shannon Liao for cnn.com. But in September, Kik Interactive announced it would shut down the messenger app after a fight with regulators.Headlines appeared on how child predators contacted minors through the app and the anonymity feature hurt law enforcement’s ability to track criminals. , Kik had 300 million registered users. Source: cnn.com

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Kik Messenger won’t be shutting down after all thanks to MediaLab acquisition

“As it turns out, Kik Messenger will live on thanks to an acquisition by MediaLab” writes The Best Workout for 9to5mac.com. The announcement was made on the Kik blog, with MediaLab committing to continued development of the Kik Messenger application: Our first priority is to listen.Last month, it was announced that Kik Messenger would be shutting down as the company pivoted to focus on its Kin cryptocurrency.Last month, Kik had said that it would be forced to fire over 100 employees as it shutdown the Kik Messaging app.The company has…

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