Almost half of all consumers in the United States will own a smart speaker — like Google Home or Amazon Echo — by the end of the year, according to a survey commissioned by Adobe that was released today. Roughly one-third of those surveyed said they already own a speaker, and an additional 16 percent said they intend to purchase one by the end of the year. The survey referred to as the “State of Voice Assistants“ report by Adobe is the third such poll released by the company to gauge U.S. consumers‘ user habits related to smart speakers, voice assistants, and conversational AI. A previous estimate predicted that a majority of U.S. households would get a smart speaker by 2022. While Google Home has led global smart speaker sales in the first two quarters of 2018, according to Canalys, Amazon also sold millions of Echo speakers, Apple’s HomePod has entered the market, and Samsung’s Bixby Home made its debut last month. Both Google and … [Read more...] about Adobe: Nearly half of U.S. households will own a smart speaker by the end of 2018
Led by large investments in Apple (AAPL) and Lowe's (LOW), the best mutual funds placed large bets on several leading stocks over the last three months. X These top-performing fund managers invested a total of at least $1 billion in Lowe's (approximately $2.55 billion), Apple ($2.12 billion), UnitedHealth (UNH) ($1.88 billion) and Union Pacific (UNP) ($1.15 billion). Five additional stocks made the $500 million club, including Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) ($849 million), Adobe Systems (ADBE) ($733 million) and Ross Stores (ROST) ($535 million). New Buys By The Best Mutual Funds New Sells By The Best Mutual Funds IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. SIGN UP NOW! IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. How To Invest Market Prep Tech Report Please enter a valid email address Please select a newsletter GO Get these newsletters delivered to your inbox & more info about our products & services. … [Read more...] about Who Joins Apple, Adobe On Latest List Of New Buys By Top Funds?
The California State University system has negotiated a contract with Adobe that gives enrolled Fresno State students access to Creative Cloud software. The software applications can be used for graphic design, video editing, web development and photography. The Creative Cloud licenses are being installed in labs of the College of Arts and Humanities as well as Henry Madden Library computers, according to a message to the campus from the office of Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs. Individual students can purchase a license valid for one year for $35. Click this link to log into your Fresno State portal and make the purchase. The license can only be installed on one device per user. Adobe provided training resources, which can be accessed here. … [Read more...] about CSU, Adobe reach contract. Fresno State students have access to Creative Cloud
New Delhi, Sept 5: Software major Adobe on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to launch an “Adobe Digital Disha” programme across vocational institutes in India. The programme is focused on helping vocational institutes leverage the power of a free online and mobile graphic design app “Adobe Spark” to integrate creativity and digital literacy into classrooms and curriculum. This will enable students quickly express themselves via graphics, web stories and video to creatively approach their assignments as well as develop digital portfolios. Teachers can easily create digital lesson plans and tutorials using Spark applications, Adobe said. “With the ‘Adobe Digital Disha’ programme, ‘Adobe Spark’ will go a long way in enhancing digital literacy, a core pillar of learning, thereby opening up a range of new possibilities for students and educators in … [Read more...] about Adobe, Skill Development Ministry Launch Digital Literacy Programme