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Compass Group PLC (CMPGY) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts – Dispatch Tribunal

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Compass Group PLC (CMPGY) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts – Dispatch Tribunal. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Compass Group PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Rest of World and Central activities.

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Kingfisher plc (KGFHY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts – The Ledger Gazette

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Kingfisher plc (KGFHY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts – The Ledger Gazette. Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Kingfisher plc and related companies with MarketBeat. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kingfisher plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kingfisher plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th.

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What age do you have to be to join Facebook?

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The children’s commissioner is to publish a plain English version of Facebook’s terms and conditions, to help teens understand the Big Brother-style surveillance they are signing up to when they set up an account. It explains in simple terms that they are consenting to the social media giant collecting and exploiting information about where they are, their address book, what they post or “like” and even their mobile phone’s battery and signal strength. Speaking before its launch on Friday, Anne Longfield, the commissioner for England, said children who had seen the plain English version were “astounded by what is in there . .

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BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie ‘has six months to save job’

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BHP’s embattled boss has been given six months to save his job amid simmering shareholder discontent over the mining giant’s lacklustre performance. Andrew Mackenzie is under growing pressure from investors, including the New York based activist Elliott, to boost their returns. New chairman Ken MacKenzie (no relation) has held talks with more than 100 shareholders over recent months. Last week the chairman backed a review of the boardroom make-up.

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How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play’s Defenses

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" For some mobile malware researchers, discovering malicious apps in Google Play is like a badge of honor. Meanwhile, researchers at the security firm ESET announced in early September that they had found malicious apps from the BankBot malware family in Google Play. "I also believe there is a need for another layer of security for users, such as a mobile security app, especially when so many harmful apps make it through Google security systems to the Play store. Malware does make its way into Apple's App Store from time to time, but attackers and researchers alike seem more focused on Android.

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Birmingham's Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED opens $5M distribution center in Florida

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Birmingham's Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED opens $5M distribution center in Florida. Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, based in Birmingham, has opened a $5 million facility in the Florida Panhandle that includes a distribution Center, Warehouse, Fleet Maintenance center and administrative offices. Birmingham's Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED has made a big investment in its Florida operations with a $5 million facility that includes a distribution Center, Warehouse, Fleet Maintenance center and administrative offices. The Valparaiso Coca-Cola sales center became a part of the Alabama company in 2014. The facility will serve Okaloosa and Walton counties in Florida, as well as Florala in Alabama.

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Return of dividend payment to net Tesco chief £860,000

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Return of dividend payment to net Tesco chief executive a fruitful £860,000. By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday. They have been held in shares until May 2019 ‘or until the resumption of dividend payments’, according to the company’s annual report of 2016. Four out of five analysts polled by The Mail on Sunday said they expected the reinstatement of the dividend next month after Tesco signalled in January it would seek to bring it back at some point this financial year. Service fee 0.35% Wide fund choice. Low 0.25% funds fee £1.50 fund dealing.

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5 mobile UI and UX strategies your users hate

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— justin schoolcraft (@jschool888) July 25, 2017. Like pop-ups and interstitials, push notifications interrupt users, and if those interruptions are too frequent, or not relevant to the user, they’re not welcome. There is value in push notifications for both businesses and users, but the problem is that they aren’t always implemented the right way. There are two ways in which navigation on your website or app can end up confusing users:. If you insist on users creating new usernames and passwords (or providing you with additional registration information), then rather drop the social login completely.

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Clampdown at mining giant as chariman's pay and perks cut

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Clampdown at mining giant as chairman's pay and perks cut in annual review. The company said the cut, effective from the beginning of last July, was ‘an outcome supported by the new chairman’. A third of FTSE 100 firms have been subjected to a pay revolt vote of more than 20% in the past four years. Earlier this month an investigation by The Mail on Sunday revealed that almost a third of FTSE 100 firms have been subjected to a pay revolt vote of more than 20 per cent in the past four years.

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The new TV season has started! Here’s why Facebook and Google and Amazon (and you) care - Recode

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More importantly, you all still watch TV — lots of it. (Nevermind it’s not uncommon for folks to scroll through their Instagram / Facebook / Twitter / Snapchat feeds as they watch TV, or a they “talk” to people, or eat dinner, or go to the bathroom. Apple, like Facebook, plans to spend $1 billion producing original shows. That’s why it plans to spend $1 billion* to develop original shows that in many cases looks a lot like television.

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Letting staff plan their own careers, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

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you tend to be more alert, your mind keeps on moving. I was given an opportunity and promoted to senior technician too. " For Mr Selvaraju, he feels that, in such an environment, "you have to continuously upgrade yourself". Later on, I was managing indirect teams, but what I lacked was direct management," says Mr Chong, who has been a production manager since 2013. "My current role has helped to bridge that gap in leadership skills, if I ever want to move up to a more senior management role.

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Litigation costs to rub salt in RBS investor wounds

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But the letter, which was seen by Reuters, also said that had Action Group investors accepted an earlier RBS offer in April of 43.15 pence per share, they would have received a net payment of 10 to 16 pence per share. Institutional investors representing around 35 percent of the value of the Action Group accepted RBS's 43.15 pence offer, partly because of concerns about the funding of a lawsuit that could have been dragged through the courts for years. "There probably will be people disappointed with the payout," said one person involved with the group, who declined to be named. " Manx Capital Partners, a major institutional claimant which in March took over responsibility for managing the litigation with the group's law firm, Signature Litigation, said it was "very comfortable" with the legal firm's charges.

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Steven Romick's Top 5 Global Stock Picks

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As of the end of the second quarter, the biggest internationally headquartered stocks in Romick's portfolio were: Naspers Ltd. Romick owned 3,281,487 shares of Naspers at the end of the second quarter. The company ended the quarter with $1.12 billion in debt and $96.6 million in cash. Reported diluted earnings per share jumped 146.5%, or 95.1% on constant-currency basis, to 46.6 pence from the first half of 2016. The results included a revised second quarter 2017 forecast, with the company expecting like-for-like revenue and net sales growth in a range of zero to 1.0%.

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Stack Financial Management Decreased Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Stake; 6 Analysts Are Bullish Schroders plc (LON:SDR) Last Week

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Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 27 report. Stack Financial Management Inc sold 17,174 shares as Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. Moreover, Morgan Dempsey Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 1,045 shares. Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on October, 19. They expect $0.74 EPS, down 2.63% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.76 per share.

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In a first for city, Bitcoin trader nabbed for fraud - The Times of India on Mobile

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Bhopal: In what could be the first arrest related to Bitcoin, cyber cell on Saturday nabbed a Delhi-based alleged Bitcoin trader who has duped several victims across the country in name of exchanging their money to Bitcoin. He allegedly used to contact the victims through WhatsApp and after finalising the deal asked them to deposit money in his bank account. SP Chouhan said that police had to struggle hard to arrest the accused as his family has affixed a board outside their house claiming that they have disowned Deepak. He used to contact the user registered on site through WhatsApp chat and fraudulently got money deposited into his account.

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