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Software Services Report Results and Announcements - Research Report on Baidu,
                         Bankrate, Ixia, AOL, and CGI

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NEW YORK, August 5, 2013

NEW YORK, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Baidu,
Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Ixia
(NASDAQ: XXIA), and CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE:GIB). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Baidu, Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, Baidu, Inc. (Baidu) announced the pricing of its public
offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.25% notes due 2018. The
Company expects to receive approximately $994.4 million as net proceeds from
the offering, which it plans to use for general corporate purposes including
merger and acquisition activities. Baidu informed that the notes have been
registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, and are expected to be
listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. According to the
Company, J.P Morgan Securities LLC and Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. were the
joint book runners for the offering. The Full Research Report on Baidu, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd9e_BIDU]

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Bankrate, Inc. Research Report

On July 29, 2013, Bankrate, Inc. (Bankrate) reported its Q2 2013 financial
results. Revenue decreased 13.6% YoY to $105.5 million. Adjusted net income
was $10.3 million or $0.10 per diluted share, compared to net income of $18.2
million or $0.18 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the news, Thomas
R. Evans, President and CEO of Bankrate, said, "We have made significant
progress with our strategic initiatives in our insurance business during the
first half of 2013 and are now seeing a clear inflection point. Going forward,
we're also expecting increased activity in our credit card business and expect
that our core banking business will be solid." For full year 2013, the Company
expects relatively flat revenue as compared to 2012. The Full Research Report
on Bankrate, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/e72a_RATE]

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AOL, Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, AOL, Inc. (AOL) announced a partnership with StackSocial -
an online marketplace for creative technology products, to launch a digital
storefront on TUAW - an AOL property devoted to tips, reviews, news, analysis
and opinion on everything Apple. According to AOL, TUAW readers will be able
to purchase new and noteworthy Mac games, gadgets, tutorials and apps. The
Company stated that with TUAW's nearly a million unique visitors/month (per
comScore Worldwide June 2013), the partnership enables StackSocial's total
publisher network to reach nearly 30 million unique visitors/month. Barb
Dybwad, Director of Business Development at AOL Tech, said, "It's a win-win
situation: we get access to relevant content, and our readers are able to
discover new products and get exclusive offers." The Full Research Report on
AOL, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/7c21_AOL]

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Ixia Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Ixia (Ixia) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. Total
revenue increased 27.8% YoY to $115.9 million. Non-GAAP net income was $14.5
million or $0.18 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $12.9
million or $0.17 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Vic Alston, President and CEO
of Ixia, said, "Although revenue for our core products was lower than
anticipated due to order delays from our Service Provider and network
equipment manufacturer customers, we made solid progress on our key growth
initiatives. Anue and BreakingPoint revenue surpassed expectations and grew to
$33.2 million, our revenue from enterprise customers increased by nearly 50
percent compared to last year and we added several new channel and technology
partners." The Full Research Report on Ixia - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc55_XXIA]

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CGI Group, Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, CGI Group, Inc. (CGI) reported its financial results for Q3
FY 2013 (period ended June 30, 2013). Revenue increased 141.1% YoY to
approximately CA$2.6 billion. GAAP net earnings were CA$178.2 million or
CA$0.56 per diluted share, compared to net income of CA$87.2 million or
CA$0.33 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012. According to CGI, during Q3 FY 2013
the Company booked $2.8 billion through new contract wins, extensions and
renewals, and by the end of Q3 FY 2013, the Company's backlog of signed orders
stood at $18.7 billion, up $5.1 billion compared with Q3 FY 2012. Michael E.
Roach, President and CEO, said, "We delivered significant margin expansion,
accelerating our EPS accretion before acquisition-related and integration
costs, above our original 25-30% commitment. Bookings in the quarter were
solid, reflecting our focus on business development through increasing client
awareness of our expanded and enhanced value-proposition." The Full Research
Report on CGI Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9874_GIB]

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