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Verizon Communication’s Picks-Up Hundreds Of Millions Of Internet Users With Acquisition Of Yahoo! Inc.

Verizon Communication’s US$4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. is expected to give the New York-based Verizon access to hundreds of millions of internet users as it tries to build its digital assets.  Verizon expects to see about $1 billion in operating cost savings through 2020 from the Yahoo deal, according to a filing Thursday. The […]

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Jamaica Money Market Brokers To Now Operate As JMMB Investments – Stimpson

Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited (JMMB Ltd), a subsidiary of the JMMB Group, has announced that it has registered a new business name, JMMB Investments. This new business name became effective on May 1, having received the certificate of registration from the Companies Office of Jamaica. The company’s legal name (Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited) […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

U.S. Banks And Credit Unions Unveil Person-To-Person Payments Service Called Zelle

After years of watching Silicon Valley innovators such as PayPal Inc.’s Venmo, Square Inc. and Apple Inc. build peer-to-peer payment systems, a coalition of more than 30 U.S. banks and credit unions are unveiling their own unified service to customers called Zelle, About 86 million mobile-banking customers will see Zelle logos in their apps, managing […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Trinidad Market In A Very Depressed Economic Condition And Barbados Continues To Be Quite Depressed With A High Level Of Uncertainty – Thomas

Dawn Thomas chief executive officer of One Caribbean Media has reported to shareholders at their annual general meeting in Port of Spain, that the Trinidad market continues to be in a very depressed economic condition and the Barbados market continues to be also quite depressed with a high level of uncertainty.  She is however confident […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

I Urge Jamaican Manufactures To Make Every Effort To Tap Into The Latin American Market.

“I encourage our manufacturers to start looking closely at the Latin American market. There is a large Latin American market that you must penetrate; that knows about Jamaica and loves our music. We may speak different languages, but we have similar experiences and we can navigate in those markets as well. We need to expand. […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Cable Bahamas Listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Cable Bahamas became the first Bahamian company to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) with the listing of the two classes of preference shares by way of Introduction. 4,090 preference shares were listed for the Series 11 – 8% Fixed Rate preference shares on the US Dollar Equities Market and 1,349 of the Series […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Skype Is Fighting Back Against Snapchat And Imessage

Skype is fighting back against ubiquitous social networking applications like Snapchat and iMessage and will be gradually releasing an end-to-end overhaul of the service starting out with Android devices. The new app has Skype’s standard instant messaging service, international dialing, and multiperson video calling, but it adds integration with third-party services like YouTube, simpler photo […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Is Jeff Bezos Now The Richest Man In The World?

Is Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and visionary leader now the richest man in the world? As Amazon shares hit US$1,001.20 in New York yesterday, up about 40 percent from a year ago and more than double the 15 percent gain of the S&P 500 Index, the answer becomes clearer. Amazon’s rise has already made its […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Wal-Mart Online Takes The Fight To Amazon.Com.

Wal-Mart’s online sales are growing, soaring 69 percent in the first quarter. This is the fastest pace in at least five years, gaining momentum, as it takes the fight to Amazon.com. The results also signal that Wal-Mart is getting a payoff from an ambitious online expansion strategy, put in place by its current chief executive, […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Amazon Planning To Bring Its Checkout-Free Grocery Store, Amazon Go, To Europe

Amazon has opened a futuristic test store under the Amazon Go brand in Seattle USA that has no staff or checkouts. Instead, it uses sensors and a smartphone application to top up customers’ virtual shopping carts when they remove items from shelves and place them in their bags. When they leave the store, Amazon adds […]

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

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