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Actor Ewan McGregor arrives at the premiere of Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm’s ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ at the El Capitan Theatre on May 10, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin | FilmMagic | Getty Images It’s official. Ewan McGregor will be reprising his iconic role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney’s streaming service Disney+. On Friday,
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VMware reported a top-and-bottom line beat in its quarterly report Thursday, but it’s stock tanked as much as 7% in after-market trading. Investors frowned on the cloud software company’s move to acquire both Carbon Black and Pivotal Software at a grand enterprise value of $4.8 billion, but CNBC’s Jim Cramer took a contrarian. “I like the cloud security space
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Elsa Hosk, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel pose during the finale of the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City. Taylor Hill | FilmMagic | Getty Images Lingerie maker Victoria’s Secret dragged on parent company L Brands‘s second-quarter earnings, which topped analysts’ expectations on profit while
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Home Depot – The home improvement retailer reported quarterly earnings of $3.17 per share, 9 cents a share above estimates. Revenue came in below forecasts, however, and a comparable-store sales increase of 3% was below the 3.5% consensus estimate of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Home Depot
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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Justin Solomon | CNBC Microsoft has hired Bill Stasior, the person who until recently was in charge of the Siri virtual assistant at Apple. The move underlines Microsoft’s focus under CEO Satya Nadella on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. In 2016 Microsoft established the Artificial Intelligence and Research engineering group
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A Porsche that was expected to sell for over $20 million flopped on the auction block Saturday night, after the sale was thrown into disarray by a technical error. The car, a 1939 Porsche “Type 64” that was already facing controversy in the collecting world, hit the auction block Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s in
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Kurbo app Scott Mlyn | CNBC Do your homework! Clean your room! Count your Weight Watchers points? Weight Watchers, which now calls itself WW, this week introduced a new app called Kurbo by WW to “help kids and teens ages 8-17 reach a healthier weight.” WW last year acquired Kurbo, a digital health start-up whose
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