Using Patent Analytics To See Why Amazon Bought Zoox

Aicha Evans who is the CEO of the self-driving technology development company Zoox, talks about … [+] autonomous cars during a keynote session at the Amazon Re:MARS conference on robotics and artificial intelligence at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP via Getty Images)

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Amazon’s competitive impact on autonomous vehicles nearly tripled as a result of the acquisition.
Zoox’s patent portfolio is particularly strong in the areas of driving assistance, signaling and cruise control, three areas Amazon needed to strengthen along with […] Read more

Americans Are The Victims Of China ‘Theft’

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray explains in an interview with the Hudson … [+] Institute the ways in which China is becoming a greater national security threat. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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The world loves a victim these days, and all of the United States is one. The oppressor: China.

“The people of the United States who are the victims of what amounts to Chinese theft on a scale so massive that it represents one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history,” said FBI Director Christopher Way last week at […] Read more

Rep. Bristow Reminds Residents of Free Credit Reports

Rep. Monica Bristow (D-Alton) is reminding residents in the Riverbend to take advantage of free weekly credit report checks online.

Bristow highlights the tough financial decisions and economic strains the pandemic has put on many families, and says checking your credit score frequently is beneficial.

 

Credit reports through Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are all free through April of 2021 and can be accessed below.

 

AnnualCreditReport.com

 

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Fred and Linda Clinton Bibbs

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Fred and Linda Clinton Bibbs, of Hot Springs, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They will be celebrating with their children and families due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The couple were married on July 16, 1960, in Hot Springs with Arthur Melancon officiating.

Fred Bibbs retired from Equifax after 30 years of service. Linda Bibbs retired from Fountain Lake School after 40 years of service. They are members of Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church where […] Read more

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Downgraded by BNP Paribas to Neutral

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Equifax stock has undergone multiple analysts rating changes in the recent past.  Equifax Downgraded by BNP Paribas on 7/10/2020. In a note to investors, the firm issued a new rating of Neutral. The analysts previously had rating of Outperform.

Shares of Equifax traded up $1.32 on Friday, reaching $163.11. 679606 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 968875. Shares of Equifax closed at $163.11 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $160.14 and its 200 day moving average is […] Read more

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Downgraded by Exane BNP Paribas to Neutral

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Equifax stock has undergone multiple analysts rating changes in the recent past.  Equifax Downgraded by Exane BNP Paribas on 7/10/2020. In a note to investors, the firm issued a new rating of Neutral. The analysts previously had rating of Outperform.

Shares of Equifax traded up $1.32 on Friday, reaching $163.11. 679606 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 968875. Shares of Equifax closed at $163.11 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $160.13 and its 200 day moving average is $144.82.Equifax  has a 12 month low of […] Read more

Recession drives borrowers to look for relief on car loans

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Up to $600 extra a week in unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 economic meltdown plugged a lot of holes in everyday budgets.

Yet as the extra money is scheduled to phase out by the end of July, it’s likely that more people could struggle making their car payments in the months ahead. Some may even find it more difficult to get extra help than they imagine. 

Consumers who face financial hardships during the fight against COVID-19 aren’t always happy after trying to get a break on their auto loans, based on skyrocketing complaints to a federal consumer watchdog agency. 

Many times, consumers […] Read more