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Munsif Vengattil

Comcast gives away Xfinity Flex TV device, pounding shares of Roku

18 Sep 2019

Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer internet customers a free streaming media set top box that works with other services, stepping up competition with Roku Inc in the market for a device that organizes multiple subscriptions.

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide

29 Aug 2019

Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after searches on its site suggested users search for nooses and other potentially harmful products.

Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers

19 Aug 2019

BENGALURU/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites globally.

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units

16 Aug 2019

Nvidia Corp on Thursday said new high-end graphics chips for video gamers was bringing its core business back to "normalized" levels and raising profitability, as the company posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street targets, sending shares up 5% in extended trading.

Broadcom to buy Symantec's enterprise unit for $10.7 billion in software push

09 Aug 2019

Chipmaker Broadcom Inc said on Thursday it will buy antivirus software maker Symantec Corp's enterprise security unit for $10.7 billion in cash to scale up its software business through deals.

Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue

08 Aug 2019

Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after five years of declines.

New York Times forecasts weakness in digital ads, shares down 12%

07 Aug 2019

The New York Times Co fell short of Wall Street estimates for revenue on Wednesday and warned of declines in digital advertising for the rest of the year, sending its shares down 12%.

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