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Sands Hotel & Spa Opens in Indian Wells

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The hotel, a late 1950s era property in the heart of Indian Wells, has been completely reimagined with new building additions, substantial renovations and a complete redesign throughout, in collaboration with renowned interiors designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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LIVE: Here comes Amazon’s Q4 earnings (AMZN)

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Amazon will report its fourth-quarter results on Thursday after the market closes. Here’s what Wall Street analysts are expecting the company to report, according to data collected by Bloomberg: Revenue: $59.85 billion; Amazon posted $43.74 billion in the same period a year earlier Revenue from Amazon Web Services: $5 billion (estimate from just one bank […]

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Amazon is slumping ahead of its earnings report (AMZN)

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Shares of Amazon slumped as much as 1.27% in trading Thursday as Wall Street braces for the e-commerce giant’s holiday quarter earnings report. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect Amazon to report fourth quarter earnings of $1.83 per share on revenues of $59.836 billion. Since its last earnings report in October, Amazon has added more than […]

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At Vice Media’s once high-flying ad agency Carrot — a founder is out and insiders describe a hostile culture toward women

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Founded in a Connecticut basement in 2005, digital ad agency Carrot Creative was a success story — eventually being acquired by Vice in 2013. As of Tuesday, cofounder and Vice digital chief Mike Germano is no longer with the company following an investigation into sexual misconduct. Current and former employees at Carrot have spoken with […]

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NASA Turns Selfies by Mars Rover Into Stunning Self-portrait

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NASA has transformed selfies taken by its Mars rover Curiosity into a stunning self-portrait. Released this week, the photo shows Curiosity in the middle of the dusty, red Martian terrain, with Mount Sharp in the background. The rim of Gale Crater is also visible. A small, self-focusing camera on the end of Curiosity’s arm took […]

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Radisson Blu Hotel Breaks Ground at Mexico’s Lake Chapala

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Mexican real estate and investment firm Sun-Star Group, led by real estate developer Omar O’Rourke Martinez and his partner Thomas Wahl, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Ajijic, a luxury hotel at Lake Chapala, a popular destination located within 50 kilometers of Guadalajara, Mexico’s second largest city. read more >>> Source:: […]

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HBO reportedly has over 5 million US subscribers outside traditional cable packages — more than double what it had last year (HBO)

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HBO has reached over 5 million online subscribers in the US, according to Bloomberg. The company has more than doubled its online subscriptions in the past year, in part by making its content available to Amazon and services like DirecTV Now. HBO’s subscription revenues increased 11% in 2017, according to a year-end earnings report from […]

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Millennials are loading up on Amazon ahead of earnings (AMZN)

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Millennials are extremely bullish on shares of Amazon ahead of its earnings report Thursday afternoon. Users on trading apps Robinhood and Stockpile are buying up shares quicker than their older peers. Amazon is scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell Thursday. Wall Street expects the e-commerce giant to post adjusted earnings of […]

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Eight Hotels Join AAA’s Five Diamond List for 2018

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The hotels receiving a Five Diamond Rating undergo a number of checks and balances including in-person inspections, anonymous overnight stays and, finally, review by a panel of experts to ensure credibility. Fewer than half of 1 percent of the more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels receive the Five Diamond Rating. read more >>> […]

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Actor Robert Wagner is now a ‘person of interest’ in the mysterious drowning death of Oscar-nominated actress Natalie Wood in 1981

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According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, actor Robert Wagner is now a person of interest in the mysterious death of his wife, Natalie Wood, in 1981. Wagner was never a suspect during the initial investigation: her death was ruled an accident. The case was reopened in 2011, and investigators conducted interviews for a […]

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Microsoft slides after earnings fail to impress Wall Street (MSFT)

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Microsoft‘s stock fell on Thursday morning after the company reported modest quarterly earnings. Investors were concerned they did not see enough accelerated growth, and that profits would not be returned in the form of increased buybacks or dividends. Watch Microsoft’s stock move in real time here. Shares of Microsoft slipped after the company reported quarterly […]