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The quarterly report came one week after Comcast's NBCUniversal unveiled its new streaming service, "Peacock. Pichai will help the company find new revenue streams, Pivotal Research Group analyst Michael Levine said as he upgraded the stock to a buy rating. In 2008, while running the company and working as a consultant for the United States Agency for International Development, also known as USAID, she started Tarjama, which quickly grew from two women to 160 full-time employees. "When I compare myself to myself last year, I know I can be better," she added. VIDEO1:0201:02Trump says in Davos speech that he 'could get used to' negative interest ratesSquawk BoxPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday spoke glowingly of negative interest rates and took another shot at the Federal Reserve to a global audience

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