6 Wall Street firms now expect Snap’s stock to surge more than 37% after earnings. Here’s what they had to say about the blowout quarter. (SNAP)

Summary List Placement”LA just keeps winning,” analysts at Stifel said after Snap reported a blowout third quarter earnings report. Despite the initial 25% surge following Snap’s better-than-expected earnings, analysts expect the stock to continue to move higher. Here’s what six Wall Street analysts had to say about Snap’s third quarter earnings report. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Snap’s blowout third quarter earnings report helped jolt the stock 25% higher in early trading on Wednesday, but six Wall Street analysts think the stock surge can continue on. Snapchat’s parent company reported a 52% surge in revenue, positive adjusted Ebitda, and a surge in engagement among its user base. Snap… Read More

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Lauren Comeau Leaves Javi Marroquin as New Cheating Allegations Emerge

Javi Marroquin might want to arrange a meeting with his fellow Delaware resident Hunter Biden, as both men are dealing with some pretty ugly PR scandals at the moment. And in both cases, the best thing these guys can do is lay low for a while and steer clear of the internet. Hunter is adhering to that strategy, while Javi is still all over Instagram in an effort to try and make things right. As you’ve probably heard by now, Kailyn Lowry revealed on a recent episode of Teen Mom 2 that Javi tried to have sex with her in a convenience store parking lot. Marroquin has not denied the… Read More

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Google has launched Lending DocAI to speed up the document review for a mortgage loan

Summary List Placement The tech giant has launched Lending DocAI, a new digital solution for the mortgage industry, per TechCrunch. The tool is currently in preview and uses automation through machine learning to help facilitate mortgage companies’ processes for evaluating a borrower’s income and asset documents. Google is partnering with mortgage software provider Roostify to make Lending DocAI available to customers like Santander Bank and Hamilton Home Loans. The release comes after Google launched PPP Lending AI in May, which helped lenders enhance application processing for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. The new solution brings benefits to mortgage companies’ internal operations, while also boosting customer satisfaction. Conventionally, lenders… Read More

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Inside PepsiCo’s Propel water pivot as consumers embraced at-home fitness and immune-boosting products during the pandemic

Summary List Placement For years, fitness geeks in cities like Los Angeles, New York, and Miami signed up for workout sessions at Co:Labs, an event hosted by PepsiCo’s Propel water brand. The goal was to drive sales of the beverage, which PepsiCo has marketed for two decades as Gatorade’s younger sibling. But in 2020, the event required a different approach, said Anuj Bhasin, vice president of Gatorade, protein and fitness brands at PepsiCo. “It’s been a really big success, but this year, we had to make a big pivot,” he said. That meant taking the fitness festival to Instagram, where consumers could access workouts that ranged from quick stretches to… Read More

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Instant Opinion: secret government Covid contracts are ‘heaping misery on Britain’

Description Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 21 October Credits Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Special advisor Dominic Cummings and government advisor Cleo Watson arrive at 10 Downing Street Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 21 October Reaction The Week Staff Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 2:05pm The Week’s daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each. 1. George Monbiot in The Guardian on handing services to corporate executives The government’s secretive Covid contracts are heaping misery on Britain See related Vote Leave’s AI firm handed government contracts worth… Read More

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Spooky Scorpio Season Wants You To Lean Into Your Magical Side

We’re arguably in one of the most intense times of 2020. We’re inching closer and closer to the presidential election. We’re nervously waiting and watching to see if a second wave of COVID-19 is coming. Tensions are running high. And Scorpio season, which arrives on October 22, typically would be adding fuel to the fire. But this year, that’s not necessarily the case. The Scorpion is the most deep and intense sign of the zodiac. But 2020’s Scorpio season is actually a bit mellower than usual, says Narayana Montúfar, senior astrologer for Astrology.com. “Once the Sun leaves Libra, it will finally be free from the stressful squares from the Capricorn… Read More

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20 Gifts That Will Spark Joy For Your Most Organized Loved Ones

This year has turned us into home chefs, Zoom savants, and The Away Bigger Carry-OnWith endless pockets and plenty of space, this carry-on is an organizer’s dream. Away The Bigger Carry-On, $, available at AwayYamazaki Shoe RackFor the beginner organizer in your life, have them start with something easy like decluttering their shoe collection. Yamazaki 6-Tier Shoe Rack, $, available at Urban OutfittersSmall Tint Stackable Storage DrawerFor the organized new mom, these babies are perfect for toys. Small Tint Stackable Storage Drawer, $, available at IKEA Closet SystemWant to go big this year? What better way to say I love you than to get your loved one a whole new… Read More

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Anyscale —  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers — just raised a $40 million Series B to build the ‘holy grail’ for AI developers

Summary List Placement Anyscale, a startup just launched last year that aims to make distributed computing dead-simple, just raised a new round of funding to build out its sales and marketing teams. A team of Berkeley researchers founded the firm around Ray, an open source project they created that makes it easy for developers to distribute compute and memory across multiple computers. This is particularly important for any application that uses machine learning, which requires immense amounts of power and memory. “If you ask every developer, this is like the holy grail,” cofounder and executive chairman Ion Stoica told Business Insider. Anyscale raised a $40 million Series B funding from… Read More

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