Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): Additional radar systems along with command, control, and communications systems will have to be brought into in certain parts of the Middle East as the United States and its Arab allies develop a missile defense system for the region that is aimed at protecting various targets from attacks by Iran, according to The New York Times.
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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Merchant Services has been used by Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) to process cards, but the coffee giant will now shift all of those transactions to Square, regardless of whether consumers pay with Square’s mobile application, said a Starbucks spokesperson to Business Insider. JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) invests in Square and Square uses the firm’s subsidiary to process debit and credit transactions, according to the report.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has begun exporting machinery manufactured in China to the Middle East and Africa as a part of its plan to offset a slump in China’s economic growth, according to Reuters.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) NDS, part of Cisco along with Canal Digital, a top DTH pay-TV provider in the Nordic countries, said Thursday that they are partnering to introduce a next-generation TV platform as a hosted, managed service. This new platform should allow both satellite and Over-the-Top service delivery and will enable Canal Digital subscribers to access content at any time, anywhere and on multiple devices as well whether at home or not.
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