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(Google) Home for the Holidays

First, you'll need to hook up the Google Home app to your Netflix account by launching the app, tapping the Menu icon, and selecting More settings . The tech giant has revealed that a simple voice command directed at the device, such as "Ok Google, play Love Actually on Netflix on my TV" is all it takes to make use of the new feature.



Eurozone Manufacturing Hits Five-Year High Amid Weakening Currency

Analysts had expected the euro zone's manufacturing PMI to remain unchanged at 53.7 last month. In Germany , the region's largest economy, the composite PMI was at 54.8 this month after a reading of 55 in November, capping the strongest three-month period since the second quarter of 2014.


Burning Stock on the move: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)

Burning Stock on the move: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)

Las Vegas Sands Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.72 on 12/30/16, Staples Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.12 on 1/12/17, and Dollar General Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 1/4/17. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 19th. It has a dividend yield of 5.20%. The current share price indicate that stock is -6.52% away from its one year high and is moving 68.93% ahead of its one year low.



California shuts down Uber self-driving program

Uber's self-driving auto service will now be available here. However, the California DMV doesn't seem to agree with Uber. The testing of autonomous vehicles by carmakers and tech companies has created a conundrum for federal and state regulators.


Pier 1 Imports shares surge as it smashes expectation

Pier 1 Imports shares surge as it smashes expectation

Pier I posted a profit of $13.6 million, or 17 cents a share for the quarter ended November 26, up from $10.9 million, or 13 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) traded up 1.75% in the last Trading session and closed at $83.74. The insider owns 11,140,836 shares which have current market value of around $72192617.28.Mr.



Facebook Messenger built a new in-app camera for Snapchat-style selfies

Featured on a new Camera Effects Web site, the service now requires that frames be approved by Facebook. For instance, a while back the social network giant baked in a proper gaming aspect to the platform, allowing you to challenge your friends and family in the most casual way possible.