AT&T Set To Launch 5G Network Trials

AT&T Set To Launch 5G Network Trials

AT&T on Wednesday detailed its 5G Evolution plans for 2017 and beyond, including a 5G video trial with DirecTV NOW. The company said it will conduct a trial in Austin, Texas in the first half of this year in which residential customers can stream DIRECTV NOW video service over a fixed wireless 5G connection. AT&T also launched a marketing effort for a 1 gigabit connection on its 100% fiber network […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Enters Deal to Develop 69 New Restaurants in Louisiana

Dunkin’ Donuts Enters Deal to Develop 69 New Restaurants in Louisiana

Dunkin’ Brands Group said Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to develop up to 69 new restaurants in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Monroe and Alexandria, Louisiana. The first location under the deal is planned to open in 2017. Shares were marginally lower in recent morning trade.

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Health Care Stocks Higher Pre-Bell

Health Care Stocks Higher Pre-Bell

Health care shares were higher in pre-market trade Friday. In health care stocks news, Merck & Company (MRK) was up 0.7% after it received orphan drug designation for Keytruda as treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration, according to the agency’s website. Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer, usually appearing as a flesh-colored or bluish-red nodule, often on the face, head […]

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BP ADRs Climb to Highest Since Mid-2015

BP ADRs Climb to Highest Since Mid-2015

BP American depositary shares climbed to their highest since July 2015 on Thursday. The U.K.-based oil giant has agreed to buy a network of fuel stations in Australia from Woolworths. The new 52-week range is $27.01 to $37.50. Woolworth’s said BP will buy the 527 fuel stations owned in Australia for $1.3 billion and will rebrand and operate these along with 16 extra sites that are under construction.

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Griffin Industrial Realty Agrees to Sell Land in Connecticut

Griffin Industrial Realty Agrees to Sell Land in Connecticut

Griffin Industrial Realty said Wednesday it has agreed to sell about 67 acres of undeveloped land for approximately $10.3 million in cash, before transaction costs, to an unidentified buyer. The land to be sold is in Bloomfield, Connecticut and is located in Phoenix Crossing, an approximately 268 acre business park master planned by Griffin that straddles the town line between Windsor and Bloomfield, Connecticut, it said on Wednesday. Under the […]

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Microvision Shares Jump 24%

Microvision Shares Jump 24%

Microvision shares were higher 24% on Tuesday after the company said it has started customer shipments of samples of its new, small form factor display engine. The developer of ultra-miniature projection display and sensing technology said it plans to start selling the display engine in Q2 of 2017. The engine is suitable for smartphones, portable media players, tablets and other handheld electronics.

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