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Strategic Acquisitions, Green Energy Investments, Technical Updates, Survey Results, and Product Inquiries - Research Reports on Google, Verizon, Baidu, IBM and Digital Ally

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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) and Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6033-100free.

Google Inc. Research Reports
On August 22, 2014, Bloomberg reported that Google Inc. (Google) is acquiring Los Gatos, California-based startup Gecko Design Inc. (Gecko) to add product design capabilities to its research lab, Google(X). According to Gecko's website, it designs products for clients including Hewlett-Packard Co., furniture maker Herman Miller Inc. and wearable-device provider Fitbit Inc. Bloomberg stated that the terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "This is an incredible opportunity for everyone at Gecko. We are very excited and honored to join Google(X) and work on a variety of cutting edge projects," said Gecko's President and Owner Jacques L. Gagne on its website. The full research reports on Google are available to download free of charge at:


Verizon Communications Inc. Research Reports
On August 25, 2014, Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) announced that it plans to expand the on-site green energy program that it launched in 2013 by investing around $40 million. Verizon said it will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in New York, California, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey. "Based on its existing solar power capacity and on-site generating systems, combined with its new solar energy expansion plans for 2014, it's clear that Verizon is on a path to become the solar-power leader in the U.S. telecom industry," said Rhone Resch, the President and CEO of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Verizon informed that it contracted with SunPower Corp. for design and installation of all of the solar systems. The full research reports on Verizon are available to download free of charge at:


Baidu, Inc. Research Reports
On August 25, 2014, the stock of Baidu, Inc. (Baidu) gained 1.22% to end the session at $216.80. During the session, the stock opened at $214.49, which was also its low of the day, and touched an intra-day high of $218.71. Over the last one month, the Company's stock has declined by 4.28%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which increased 0.69% during the same period. The full research reports on Baidu are available to download free of charge at:


International Business Machines Corporation Research Reports
On August 25, 2014, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced the results of a global study which found that 80% of leading organizations are forming new partnerships with "citizen developers," industry professionals operating outside the scope of enterprise IT, to drive innovation across cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies. The study, titled "Raising the Game: The IBM Business Tech Trends Report," found that around 40% of all the organizations still report moderate-to-major skills gaps across cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies. The report revealed that leading organizations are filling these gaps via partnerships with citizen developers. In addition to turning to citizen developers, these organizations are twice as likely to turn to academia for product development and 70% are more likely to engage with start-ups for execution. The full research reports on IBM are available to download free of charge at:


Digital Ally Inc. Research Reports
On August 20, 2014, Digital Ally Inc. (Digital Ally) announced a dramatic increase in the number of inquiries from law enforcement agencies about the Company's FirstVU HD Officer-Worn Video System, as latest civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention to the critical importance of documenting evidence collection involving public safety officers. Digital Ally CEO Stanton E. Ross said, "The FirstVU HD was introduced last year, and we believe it provides law enforcement agencies with the greatest value in body-worn audio/video recording devices at a highly competitive price." Ross further added, "Since its market launch, the efficacy of the FirstVU HD has been complemented and expanded by 'live streaming' capabilities, cloud-based storage and access, and the recent introduction of our patented VuLink connectivity system, which allows body cameras and multiple in-car video systems to be automatically or manually activated simultaneously." The full research reports on Digital Ally are available to download free of charge at:


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