On Tuesday,Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), subtract -0.64% and closed at $66.68 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $66.56 and $67.70. Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM) recently declared that its partner, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), and SK Telecom (CEO Dong-hyun Jang, declared the first over-the-air technology demonstration of eLAA (Improved Licensed Assisted Access) and LAA (Licensed Assisted Access) that utilizes both licensed and unlicensed spectrum at SK Telecom’s Corporate R&D Center in Bundang, Korea.
eLAA technology increases data speeds in both uplink and downlink by aggregating licensed and unlicensed spectrum to create a wider data pipe in both directions. eLAA is an evolution of LAA, which used the unlicensed spectrum to boost the data speed in the downlink direction only.
The demo uses 2.6GHz licensed spectrum and 5GHz unlicensed spectrum. When evaluating coexistence, a baseline was first established using only Wi-Fi users, of which some were then switched from Wi-Fi to LAA/eLAA while others remained on Wi-Fi. The trial demonstrated that the users that remained on Wi-Fi were unaffected by those that switched to LAA/eLAA. This effectively demonstrates that LAA/eLAA shares the unlicensed spectrum fairly with Wi-Fi. The sharing mechanism used by LAA/eLAA is called listen-before-talk (LBT). As for performance, LAA and eLAA were shown in multiple test cases to achieve 2X capacity in 5 GHz than the Wi-Fi only baseline.
Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), dropped -2.17% and closed at $118.24 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $117.75 and $121.44. The company’s Market capitalization is $76.11 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 814.96 million. As car-buyers become more accustomed to shopping online, they are visiting dealer showrooms for fewer and more specific reasons to accelerate the purchase process. But they are finding that their expectations are not being met because of poor web-showroom integration at a time when technology is offering some of the best opportunities for a compelling experience, a new Accenture (ACN) survey reveals.
The survey of consumers in China, Germany, and the United States who recently bought a car shows that they believe that their online and offline experiences are poorly integrated. Rating seamless integration on a scale of one to four, with four being the most integrated and one the least, they rated their experience 2.32, on average.
Accenture defined consumers that shop online frequently, defined as “Digital Natives,” and those that are more conservative online users, characterized as “Digital Laggards.” The report found that the “Natives” visit the dealer more often than the “Laggards”: 60 percent of them stop at their dealership more than twice before buying a car, while only 47 percent of the more conservative customers do the same.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), jumped 0.75% and closed at $24.25 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $23.98 and $24.92. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $21.17 and reached to max level of $32.39. Juniper Networks (JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, recently confirmed it will release preliminary financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 after the close of the market. The Company’s senior administration will host a conference call that day at 2:00 pm PT.
A commentary by Ken Miller, chief financial officer, reviewing the Company’s third quarter 2016 financial results, in addition to fourth quarter 2016 financial outlook will be furnished to the SEC on Form 8-K and published on the Company’s website Analysts and shareholders are encouraged to review this commentary before participating in the conference call.