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Facebook Signs Deal With Universal Music Group, Promises Personalised Music Features

HIGHLIGHTS Universal Music Group (UMG) tied up with YouTube recently UMG called the Facebook deal its latest success Facebook promised more personalised music features alongside Facebook announced a licensing deal Thursday with Universal Music Group, its first with a major label, as the social media giant promised more personalized, interactive music features for its two billion users. The move marks a new ... Read More »

Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

A conservative group took credit for a barrage of anti-net neutrality comments posted on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s website this week, but it denied generating fake activism. The Center for Individual Freedom said it did not use a bot to generate comments after news reports raised questions about the legitimacy of the posts. Between Monday and early Wednesday afternoon, the ... Read More »

Delhi: Entry level classes admission for Economically Weaker Section and Disadvantaged Group starts today

While the admission process for the two categories will be duly ended on January 31, 2017, result for first list will be released on February 28, 2017. Representational image RELATED STORIES IITs want to introduce executive M.Tech Mehbooba Mufti announces ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh, jobs to victims of Kashmir unrest Telangana to mark Osmania University’s 100 year anniversary ... Read More »

Goldman names 84 new members to partner class, 6 more than prior group

Peter Foley | Bloomberg | Getty Images Traders work at the Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs elevated 84 employees on Wednesday to its prestigious partner class. The new group has six more people than the prior class, which was announced in 2014. The latest induction will bring the total number of ... Read More »

US Olympic Committee creates infectious disease advice group

The United States Olympic Committee announced on Friday that it will create an Infectious Disease Advisory Group to help identify and establish best practices regarding the mitigation, assessment and management of infectious disease. “The health and safety of our athletes, and our entire delegation, is our top priority,” said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun in a statement. “I’m grateful to the ... Read More »

$2B has piled into this group of stocks in 2016

One of the hottest trades of the year is about to get even hotter. Mining stocks have struck gold since the start of 2016, rallying more than 17 percent and shooting to their highest level since late October. The move has sparked a flurry of bullish activity this week. “Gold and gold miners is where the options action was this ... Read More »

This group of stocks are in a free fall

FANG stocks are losing their bite. In the last three months, shares of the once high-flying group of technology names — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet (the parent company of Google) — have fallen a respective 7, 25, 22 and 4 percent. The move has come as tech shares overall have taken the biggest brunt of the recent bout in ... Read More »

Apollo Education to be taken private by investor group

Apollo Education on Monday said it has agreed to be taken private by a group a investors in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion. The investors include The Vistria Group, funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, and Najafi Cos. for $9.50 per share in cash for both Class A and B shares. The offer price is a 36.7 percent ... Read More »

$2B has piled into this group of stocks in 2016

One of the hottest trades of the year is about to get even hotter. Mining stocks have struck gold since the start of 2016, rallying more than 17 percent and shooting to their highest level since late October. The move has sparked a flurry of bullish activity this week. “Gold and gold miners is where the options action was this ... Read More »

Another IoT group? OCF may really be the one to make it all work

Major companies in the Internet of Things set aside their differences on Friday to work together toward a single standard for all IoT gear. The group they formed, the Open Connectivity Foundation, could have the critical mass to make all embedded devices in homes and enterprises talk to each other. It includes vendors that have belonged to different, and in ... Read More »