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Apple takes the lead in wearables market

Apple has broken away as the clear leader in the wearables market, thanks to the popularity of the Series 3 Watches, IDC reports. After closely trailing Fitbit and Xiaomi for several quarters, Apple came out on top in the fourth quarter of 2017, shipping 8 million Apple Watches. The Cupertino …

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A new boss for McKinsey

THE Jesuits, the US Marines and the Freemasons: McKinsey has been compared to them all, at one time or other. The firm prides itself on being the most prestigious management consultancy, sending out its bright, young footsoldiers to advise executives and policymakers on tricky strategic issues. It is everywhere, counselling …

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3 Takeaways From salesforce.com's Record Fourth Quarter

Like clockwork, salesforce.com ‘s (NYSE: CRM) quarterly results impressed yet again, sending shares to new all-time highs. The software-as-a-service customer relationship management company reported revenue and non-GAAP earnings per share above its guidance and raised its outlook for fiscal year 2019. As investors look over Salesforce’s fourth-quarter results for fiscal …

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For artificial intelligence to thrive, it must explain itself

SCIENCE fiction is littered with examples of intelligent computers, from HAL 9000 in “2001: A Space Odyssey” to Eddie in “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. One thing such fictional machines have in common is a tendency to go wrong, to the detriment of the characters in the story. HAL …

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Staying indoors? Here's our top tips for staying safe

The National Emergency Coordination Group for Severe Weather is urging people to stay indoors until the Status Red weather alert is withdrawn tomorrow. Here are some top tips for staying safe. The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said nobody should be on the roads from 4pm today and if they can’t get …

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Apple Is Now the Top Dog in Wearables

Market researcher IDC has just released its latest estimates on the wearables market for the fourth quarter as well as full-year 2017, and the company believes that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has leapfrogged both of its closest rivals to become the No. 1 vendor of wearables, thanks to strong shipments of Apple …

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Bishop resigns over criticism for paedophile's funeral

Bishop John McAreavey, at the centre of a controversy for officiating at a paedophile priest’s funeral, has resigned as the Co Down Bishop of Dromore. In a statement released by his solicitors Arthur J Downey, the bishop said his resignation is to take “immediate effect”. In the two-line statement, Dr McAreavey …

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Getty Realty (GTY) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Getty Realty (NYSE: GTY) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Feb. 28, 2018 4:30 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, everyone, and welcome to the Getty Realty’s Earnings Conference Call for the Fourth Quarter and Year End …

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