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Apple. On the heels of the European Commission's ruling that the company must pay a record-breaking $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland, the Cupertino tech giant is being sued by users claiming a design flaw dubbed "touch disease" renders their iPhones unusable. "The iPhones are not fit for the purpose of use as smartphones because of the touch-screen defect," according to the complaint filed last week in U.S."/>
IPhone 'touch disease': Apple faces class-action lawsuit [Mercury News]
China Information Technology, Inc., a leading provider of internet-based platforms and digital advertising services in China, today said it has signed a contract with a leading advertising agency in Fujian Province to upgrade 10,000 of the agency's digital elevator display terminals to cloud-based Internet-of-Things units. Upon upgrade, the terminals- owned by Haojing Culture Media Co., Ltd.- will be able to connect, via a proprietary CNIT adaptor, to the company's Yunfa Net..."/>
CNIT to Provide Cloud-access Upgrade for 10,000 Elevator Display Terminals
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, the world's leading supplier of chemical mechanical planarization polishing slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Citi Global Technology Conference in New York at 1:25 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Forward looking and other material information may be discussed during the presentation."/>
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation to Participate in Citi Investor Events
Mastercard today appointed Warren Kneeshaw as executive vice president of investor relations, effective November 1, 2016. This appointment comes as Barbara Gasper announced she will retire from Mastercard at the end of the year. Gasper joined Mastercard in March 2006 to create the company's investor relations department ahead of its initial public offering."/>
Mastercard Names Warren Kneeshaw as Head of Investor Relations, Succeeding Barbara Gasper; Gasper Caps 40-Year Career, Including Company’s Initial Public Offering
Apple. On the heels of the European Commission's ruling that the company must pay a record-breaking $14.5 billion in back taxes to Ireland, the Cupertino tech giant is being sued by users claiming a design flaw dubbed "touch disease" renders their iPhones unusable. "The iPhones are not fit for the purpose of use as smartphones because of the touch-screen defect," according to the complaint filed last week in U.S."/>
IPhone 'touch disease': Apple faces class-action lawsuit [East Bay Times]
Broadcom Limited, a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions, today announced a new optically isolated sigma-delta modulator device, the Avago ACPL-C799, designed for a wide range of industrial applications including servo drives and motors. The new device features a low differential input range of+/ -50 mV allowing designers to reduce power..."/>
Broadcom Announces Industry’s Most Efficient and Robust Current Sensing Optocoupler Solution for Servo Drives and Motors
TechTarget, Inc. announced the winners of the“ Best of VMworld” 2016 Awards at the VMworld 2016 US conference being held last week in Las Vegas and sponsored by VMware, Inc.. As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the tenth year in a row, TechTarget’ s SearchServerVirtualization.com™ staff appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products from more than 150 entries. The team judged the products..."/>
TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com Announces “Best of VMworld” 2016 Award Winners
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9, its highly scalable, open Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform designed to deploy, scale and manage private cloud, public cloud, and Network Functions Virtualization environments. Based on the OpenStack community "Mitaka" release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9 offers customers a more secure, production-ready automated..."/>
Red Hat Delivers Functionality Updates Across Multiple OpenStack Services with General Availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9
SAP SE today announced the planned release of SAP ® SuccessFactors ® Learning Marketplace, a new solution that will extend learning to customers, external communities and partners. This announcement was made at SuccessConnect ®, taking place August 29– 31 in Las Vegas. "Today more than ever, learning leaders are working to help their organizations increase competitiveness, revenue and customer satisfaction," said David Ludlow, group vice..."/>
SAP® SuccessFactors® Learning Marketplace Designed to Help Improve Customer, Community and Partner Engagement
SAP SE today outlined plans to use machine learning to detect and help eliminate bias in every decision point of the end-to-end talent lifecycle, from hiring through succession. At SuccessConnect ®, taking place in Las Vegas August 29– 31, SAP will showcase planned upcoming capabilities within its market-leading cloud-based SAP ® SuccessFactors ® HCM Suite to help organizations around the world identify and prevent unconscious bias."/>
SAP Reveals New Technology Designed to Help Move Business Beyond Bias
Perion Network Ltd. today announced the appointment of two former iAd sales team members at Apple– Danielle Rollo and Linda Kessler– to key roles in its Undertone division. Undertone is a leader in high-impact digital advertising solutions for brands. Rollo and Kessler have been appointed to Vice President of East Coast Sales and VP of Sales, Canada, respectively."/>
Perion Adds Former Apple iAd Sales and Marketing Executives to Enhance Mobile-First Initiatives in North America
Verint ® Systems Inc. today announced that it has been named a leader in the new Forrester research report, The Forrester Wave™: Workforce Optimization Suites, Q3 2016, published August 31, 2016.. Forrester evaluated Verint Workforce Optimization™, an integral part of the company’ s Customer Engagement Optimization™ portfolio, alongside eight other..."/>
Verint Named a Leader for Workforce Optimization Suites by Independent Research Firm
MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is exhibiting at one of the world's foremost technology conferences. CTIA Super Mobility 2016, taking place in Las Vegas from September 7- 9, gathers leading companies from around the world to demonstrate how they are contributing to the future of wireless technology."/>
Intelligence Everywhere - MiX Telematics Showcases its Smart Solutions at CTIA Super Mobility 2016
Jabong's Sanjeev Mohanty joins Levi Strauss [Mint, New Delhi]
Nestle India-owned coffee brand Nescafe's latest campaign traces the inspiring story of a young radio jockey Rishi Rawat, who hosts an early morning show. Stuck with a challenging time slot, Rawat tries every possible trick from sharing jokes to even announcing that it's his birthday to get listeners to dial in. To his utter dismay, the line on the other end is always dead."/>
A perfect brew: Nescafe's ad film goes viral [Mint, New Delhi]

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