Raytheon Partners With Twisted Pair Solutions and 4 Hot Stocks Trading Today
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was forced to face General Motors declaration that it would pull all paid advertising on the social network, causing Facebook to contest that big-brand marketers should ignore their obsession with the amount of clicks on adsand focus on more effective advertising techniques. Less than 1 percent of in-store sales related to Facebook advertisement come from people who actually clicked on an ad, according to the results of a new study conducted by Facebook via its partnership with Datalogix, which is a data mining firm following real world retail sales.
AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): FreedomPop, which is a start-up backed by a founder of Skype, intends to use today as the date for its launch of a wireless data service expecting to save customers hundreds of dollars a year, as cellphone bills continues to increase, according to the Wall Street Journal. The new service gives users half a gigabyte of high-speed wireless data per month free along with selling more at more inexpensive rates than larger carriers like AT&T: one gigabyte for $10 a month and five gigabytes for $35 a month.
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Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) has announced that Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) has successfully developed a built-in link between Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer and its Nokia Location Platform. The company states that the link “removes the barrier of a customized map integration and extends the benefits of global maps for business use to Oracle users.” NLP provides maps for nearly 200 countries. Oracle users will be able to license NLP from Nokia to use in Oracle applications.
Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) partnered with Twisted Pair Solutions, which provides critical communication applications, to assist first responders in communication via various hand-held devices. Police, fire, and emergency rescue workers will be given the ability to communicate with each other with any device used.
International Paper (NYSE:IP) announced today that it restarted converting operations successfully at its San Felice plant in Northern Italy. Corrugating activities already restarted in July. “The first box entirely produced at San Felice following the recent earthquakes left from the plant’s shipping department on September 17 and I am delighted that operations will be fully restored at San Felice very soon,” said Paolo Pratella, Managing Director of International Paper’s corrugated packaging business in Italy.
To guarantee supply to customers will not be interupted, converting activities are to slowly be relocated back to San Felice over a few weeks. International Paper intends to to keep relying on its other production sites in Italy and Europe for the satisfaction of customer needs until San Felice reaches its total capacity.