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Facebook on Tuesday said it was tweaking the desktop version of its site to make it difficult for ad-blocking software to be effective. Mark Zuckerberg wants his money, and you don't pay him. Facebook doesn't want anything getting in the way of that, so you're getting ads."/>
Chicago Tribune Phil Rosenthal column [Chicago Tribune]
Mondelez, P&G and Pepsico brands. Buy the eligible products at any Publix market, create a Stocking Spree account and submit receipts by computer, mobile phone or email."/>
BRIEF: Free $10 Publix gift cards with Stocking Spree loyalty program [Sun Sentinel]
Facebook users who have downloaded ad-blocking software for their desktop computers are in for a rude awakening. The Menlo Park tech firm said Tuesday it will begin showing ads to people who use ad-blocking software, but that it also is giving people more ways to control the type of ads they see. Social media companies, media outlets and online search engines rely on ad dollars to fund their businesses, but a growing number of people worldwide have been installing..."/>
Facebook to show desktop ads even if you use an ad blocker [Mercury News]
Violin Memory, the Originator of the All Flash Array, to Further Expand the Company's R&D" issued earlier today by Violin Memory, Inc., we are advised by the company that the second image caption should identify "Alma Nuker, Violin Memory QA Architect" rather than "Olga Shyshman, GlobalLogic Director of Engineering" as originally issued. GlobalLogic Selected as Key Strategic Partner by..."/>
CORRECTION - GlobalLogic Selected as Key Strategic Partner by Violin Memory, the Originator of the All Flash Array, to Further Expand the Company's R&D
POET Technologies Inc., a developer of opto-electronics fabrication processes for the semiconductor industry, today announced that it has taken one more significant step toward its goal of developing a fully integrated commercial opto-electronic technology platform.. The specific and significant milestone achieved is the first demonstration of functional Hetero-junction Field Effect Transistors down to 250 nm effective gate lengths on..."/>
POET Technologies Reports Another Significant Step Toward Its Goal of Commercializing Its Integrated Opto-Electronics Technology Platform
Bankrate.com on Tuesday offered another data point that might nudge homeowners to a lender's office: Mortgage closing costs in Florida just about match the national average. Fees on a $200,000 mortgage total $2,180 in Florida, a bit above the national norm of $2,128 but well below Hawaii's $2,655 and New York's..."/>
My closing costs are how much? Florida ranks just above US average [The Palm Beach Post, Fla.]
BRIEF: DAILY OIL PRICE: Aug. 9 [Odessa American, Texas]
ScanSource, Inc. has agreed to acquire Petaluma, California-based business telecom and cloud services company Intelisys Communications, Inc. for USD 83.6 m, plus ear-outs, the company said. Under the agreement, earn-out payments are based on earnings before interest expense, taxes, depreciation and amortization over the next four years. Upon completion of the transaction, Intelisys employees will join the Worldwide..."/>
ScanSource Agrees to Acquire Telecommunications, Cloud Services Firm Intelisys for USD 83.6m
Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, has recently garnered a number of industry accolades, including receiving an honorable mention in the“ 2016 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: High Tech” report 1 and an APEX award for Publication Excellence for its Supply Chain Navigator thought leadership publication. In addition to this year’ s Gartner recognition, which..."/>
Avnet Celebrates Supply Chain Recognitions from Gartner and APEX
Monster Worldwide, Inc. by Randstad Holding NV. On August 9, 2016, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Randstad will acquire Monster Worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, Monster Worldwide shareholders will receive $3.40 for each share of Monster Worldwide common stock."/>
Robbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW) by Randstad Holding NV (RAND) May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests
Yirendai Ltd., a leading online consumer finance marketplace in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Starting from the second quarter of 2016, the Company changed its reporting currency from the U.S. dollar to the Renminbi, to reduce the impact of increased volatility of the RMB to US$ exchange rate on the Company's reported operating results. The aligning of the reporting currency with the..."/>
Yirendai Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
OSI Systems, Inc. today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 1:30pm PT to discuss its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.. This call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX or through the investor relations section at www.osi-systems.com. The webcast will also be distributed over NASDAQ OMX’ s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors."/>
OSI Systems Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End Conference Call
AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions enabling advertisers to connect intelligently with audiences across online display, video, social and mobile campaigns, today announced financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2016.. "I am delighted to report another strong quarter of revenue growth as well as positive..."/>
AcuityAds Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Perceptron, Inc. today announced that William C. Taylor, James A. Ratigan and John F. Bryant have joined the Company’ s Board of Directors. The new directors fill vacancies left by the resignations of Kenneth R. Dabrowski and Philip J. DeCocco and the expansion of the Board from six to seven members.. “We are grateful to Ken and Phil for their many years of service to Perceptron and thank them for their contributions as members of our Board,” stated W. Richard Marz,..."/>
Perceptron Appoints William C. Taylor, James A. Ratigan and John F. Bryant to the Board of Directors
Bsquare announced today that its DataV™ Internet of Things solution has received a 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution magazine and IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and web site covering IoT technologies. Bsquare DataV is a complete IoT software stack available in modules allowing it to easily conform to specific customer requirements. The solution includes device connectivity, real-time data..."/>
Bsquare Receives 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award
comScore, Inc. today announced it will provide a company update in a conference call on Wednesday, August 10 at 8:30 a.m. ET. To access this call, dial 848-8734 or 562-4248. Investors are advised to dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the call to register."/>
ComScore to Provide Company Update on Wednesday, August 10th
CardConnect Corp, one of the nation's leading payment processors, today provided highlights on key performance metrics for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016, which ended June 30, 2016.. Highlights for the second quarter of 2016 include:."/>
CardConnect Corp. Reports Second Quarter Highlights
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. today announced that Eric Dey, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Sixth Annual Financial Technology Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Goldman Sachs Conference Center, in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 8:55 AM ET. Investors and interested parties can access this presentation by visiting the Company’ s investor relations website at http://investor.fleetcor.com/."/>
FleetCor to Present at the Goldman Sachs Sixth Annual Financial Technology Conference
Rogers Corp., a 184- year-old Connecticut laminates and materials manufacturer, is moving its headquarters to Arizona to be closer to West Coast markets. Separately, its share price plunged 13 percent Tuesday following the release of its second-quarter financial results that missed Wall Street estimates. Rogers, based in Killingly, said it will relocate its headquarters to Chandler, Arizona."/>
Rogers Corp. Moving Headquarters After 184 Years In Connecticut [The Hartford Courant]
Solium Capital Inc. today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Financial and operating highlights for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2016:."/>
Solium Releases 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results
Phoenix New Media Limited, a leading new media company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Net advertising revenues were RMB297.2 million, as compared to RMB311.9 million in the same period last year. Paid service revenues were RMB52.8 million, as compared to RMB111.0 million in the same period last year.. "For the second quarter of 2016, we are pleased to report a solid financial..."/>
Phoenix New Media Reports Second Quarter 2016 Unaudited Financial Results

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