BRIEF-Philips to acquire Spectranetics Corp for $38.50/share
* Philips to acquire the Spectranetics Corporation to accelerate expansion in image-guided therapy devices to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease
June 1 Amazon.com Inc:
* Says rolling out several new Alexa features
* Alexa customers can now create named timers, schedule reminders for tasks and chores
* Says reminders and named timers on Alexa available from June 1 in U.S., and will be coming to the UK and Germany in the coming weeks Further company coverage:
ZURICH, June 28 The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Wednesday.
TOKYO, June 28 Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday it is filing a lawsuit against joint venture partner Western Digital Corp.