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October 28, 2016 12:53 PM Early movers: AMZN, GOOGL, BHI, MCK, HSY, UBS, NVO, SNY, BUD & more — The online retail giant missed estimates by 26 cents at 52 cents per share. Revenue came in above estimates, but Amazon spent a considerable amount on its warehouses and delivery operations. Amazon's fast-growing web services business did see its revenue top forecasts. Alphabet — Alphabet reported adjusted quarterly profit of $9.06 per share 59

October 27, 2016 10:16 PM These Bose wireless headphones are the cheapest they've been all year

If you've had your eye on a pair of wireless cans, you've no doubt thought about splurging and picking up a pair of Bose headphones. Despite an influx of competition, Bose has managed to stay the course and still makes some of the most popular models on the market. The only issue? They tend to be very pricey. Well you can save more money than ever now on the Bose SoundLink 36

October 27, 2016 9:21 PM Amazon Takes Hit as Costs Surge

Results disappoint as retail giant invests heavily on warehouses, trimming delivery times Inc. posted its lowest quarterly profit in a year as it invested heavily to meet consumer demand for more orders delivered faster. The online retail giant said Thursday that opening new warehouses and shipping items with shorter delivery times caused 37

October 27, 2016 9:01 PM Amazon misses, stock falls

It's a big miss on profits but nearly in-line with revenue expectations. Fourth quarter revenue guidance was lower than expected too. Amazon stock was down as much as 7% in after hours, and is now down about 4.5%. Net income came in at $252 million, putting Amazon in the black for six straight quarters — an unusual situation for the company which historically 43

October 27, 2016 8:54 PM Google parent Alphabet beats on revenue, earnings; sets buyback

Google parent Alphabet Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly revenues and earnings on Thursday, helped by strong advertising sales on mobile devices and YouTube, and the search company authorized a $7 billion repurchase of its Class C stock. Alphabet, along with Facebook Inc, dominates the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Shares of Alphabet 43

October 27, 2016 8:25 PM Amazon misses on earnings, stock down 5%

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon posted a big miss on earnings Thursday but the company's revenue was close to what had been predicted. The results, coming off of a very profitable second quarter, surprised investors and sent the stock tumbling in after hour sales. The Seattle-based company reported earnings per share of 52 cents, versus an expected 82 cents as polled 37

October 27, 2016 3:24 PM Joy Bryant lost her virginity on the same street as her honorary sign in the Bronx

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Joy Bryant revealed on Conan that she lost her virginity across from her honorary Bronx street sign. Bryant told host Conan O'Brien the intersection that now bears her name -- 161st Street and Grand Concourse -- was the site of some of her life's major moments. "I lost my virginity across the street from the street sign," Bryant 51

October 27, 2016 2:22 PM Soaps Alums Boost THE BAY Cast

The digital drama series, THE BAY, has been busy casting for season 3, which will premiere in spring 2017. Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla, Y&R) will guest star as Iris Hopkins, a hard-nose judge presiding in Sara’s (Mary Beth Evans) murder trial. Amelia Marshall ( ex-Gilly, GUIDING LIGHT; ex-Liz, PASSIONS et al) will play Yolanda, who has past ties to Sara and Pete. Ilene 28

October 27, 2016 11:33 AM Twitter layoffs come atop surprisingly strong profit

Despite winning praise for its live-streaming of sporting events, the struggling social network hasn't found its way with meaningful user growth. The service, which has amplified the voices of everyone from Katy Perry to Republican nominee Donald Trump, remains a niche player. The company's user growth has flat-lined, and efforts to transform the service 44

October 26, 2016 8:54 PM Groupon Buys LivingSocial, a Rival Once Valued at $6 Billion

Groupon Inc. agreed to buy LivingSocial Inc., absorbing an old rival in the once-fierce war between companies offering daily deals via e-mail. The amount of the purchase isn’t material, and the transaction should close next month, Groupon said Wednesday in a statement. Inc.-backed LivingSocial had cut more than half its workforce in March 46