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Motilal Oswal Financial Services, started investing in equity almost three decades ago, and has not only seen the domestic equity space move from open outcry cash dealings to sophisticated, regulated digital trades on exchanges but has also been through many market and economic cycles. In all these years, Agrawal says, the most important learning has been that nothing can beat quality and patience. Agrawal spoke to Mint about how markets are..."/>
If large companies don't move, how will the index move ahead' [Mint, New Delhi]
Corning Optical Communications is planning to add 205 new hires at its fiber optic cable facilities in Winston-Salem and the Catawba County town of Hickory over the next five years. The company's $83.5 million expansion plans were disclosed Monday morning at a meeting of the state Economic Investment Committee, which approved $1.9 million in Job Development Investment Grants, or JDIGs, for the project. Those incentives, which are linked to Corning meeting its hiring..."/>
BRIEF: Corning is adding 205 jobs in Winston-Salem and Hickory [The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)]
Microsoft and Adobe on Monday announced a strategic partnership, focusing on enhancing customer experience and relationship, mainly using both firms' cloud computing service. The surprise announcement, made at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta, brings two of the world's biggest technology companies uniting their resources; aside from the customer end, the move is expected to significantly boost the duo's brands. The deal, which will focus on using..."/>
Deal: Microsoft and Adobe in surprise cloud partnership [Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates]
Microsoft wants to let everyone know that they're not just still very much in the technology game-- they are leading it on several key fronts. And so, they have a message for all: get ready for a slew of new stuff that will improve your computing experience. The Redmond, Washington-headquartered technology giant on Monday unveiled a plethora of new and upgraded products and services at its annual Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta."/>
Microsoft just rolled out a tonne of new services for everyone [Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates]
Envestnet| Tamarac has integrated with eMoney Advisor, a provider of advanced wealth-planning solutions for financial advisors, the company said. The integration enables advisors who utilize both Tamarac and eMoney to view updated account data from Tamarac within the eMoney platform, and import that data into reports and financial plans created in eMoney. As part of the integration, account information, holdings and transactions from Envestnet| Tamarac can be pulled on a..."/>
Envestnet | Tamarac integrates with eMoney Advisor
Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it will launch its new MakerSource.ioTM online resource directory at the N.Y. World Maker Faire in the New York Hall of Science, Corona, N.Y., Oct. 1-2, 2016. MakerSource.io, powered by Avnet, provides individuals and startups with access to a comprehensive ecosystem of the strategic and tactical resources needed to turn a pioneering new product vision into a marketable reality."/>
Avnet to Launch MakerSource.io Directory at N.Y. World Maker Faire Will Team with IBM and Hackster.io to Offer Free IoT Workshops
BIC : Trading in own shares from 19 to 25 September 2016
Microsoft says there are 400 million devices running Windows 10, the operating system the company released in July 2015.. That's up from 350 million in June. The updated figure, timed to the start of Microsoft's Ignite information technology worker conference, is the first update since the company backed off the timeline for its goal to get 1 billion devices using the new operating system."/>
BRIEF: Microsoft says 400 million devices using Windows 10 [The Seattle Times]
Microsoft and Adobe have inked a partnership to promote the use of each other's cloud-computing tools. Under the deal, the maker of Photoshop will use Microsoft's network of on-demand data storage and processing power to run its web-based digital media and marketing software. In return, Microsoft will promote Adobe's Marketing Cloud from inside its Dynamics 365 business planning and sales software."/>
Microsoft signs cloud-computing pact with Adobe [The Seattle Times]
Microsoft is doubling down on a simple pitch: its products are safe, and smart. The Redmond company on Monday is kicking off its annual Ignite conference for corporate information technology workers by introducing new security features into Office and Windows designed to safeguard and better make use of corporate data. The conference typically attracts tens of thousands of IT buyers to see a parade of..."/>
Microsoft shines spotlight on security in business-market pitch [The Seattle Times]
Professional Diversity Network, Inc., a developer and operator of online networks that provide access to employment opportunities for diverse professionals in the United States, announced today that it had filed a Certificate of Amendment to its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a 1- for-8 reverse stock split of its common stock that is expected to become effective at 12:01 a.m. EDT on September 27, 2016 and the Company’ s..."/>
Professional Diversity Network Announces Reverse Stock Split Effective September 27, 2016
Square, the company unwilling to accept the status quo for local businesses, announced that it reduced the speed of their chip card reader by 25% from 5.7 seconds to 4.2 seconds. Square also unveiled its goal to further reduce that speed to around 3 seconds as it continues shaving off transaction time through software updates that get automatically pushed to business owners’ devices. Nearly one year ago, the U.S. began a transition to chip cards, riddled with..."/>
Square Announces Faster Chip Card Speeds
HTC Corporation, the pioneer in innovative smart and VR technologies, and the world's top venture capital firms, successfully held the first members meeting on September 20 in Beijing, bringing together the world's leading investors of the VR space with 18 of the most innovative startups solving the most pressing issues in the VR industry. The majority of VRVCA members attended the..."/>
VRVCA Successfully Holds First Members Meeting, Uniting the Global Investment Community in Fostering Innovation in the VR Industry
Polycom, Inc. is extending the familiar Skype for Business user experience by announcing today that the Polycom Group Series video endpoints will include the Skype for Business User Interface. In addition to today’ s announcement, Polycom is also extending the Skype for Business user interface to popular voice..."/>
Polycom Brings Familiar and Consistent Skype for Business User Interface to Polycom Group Series Video Endpoints
Polycom MSR Series, will extend familiar Skype for Business meeting experience into any sized conference room. SAN JOSE, Calif.& ATLANTA---- Polycom, Inc. and Microsoft today announced plans and key milestones to extend the familiar Skype for Business user experience into new and..."/>
Polycom’s Market Leading Portfolio of Skype for Business Voice and Video Solutions Expands With Cloud Video Interoperability Service and Next Generation of Skype Room Systems
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today introduced a new high-sensitivity proximity and ambient light sensor with long-distance proximity detection up to 1 m. Featuring Filtron™ technology in a compact 8 mm by 3 mm by 1.8 mm surface-mount package, the Vishay Semiconductors VCNL4100 combines a high-power IR emitter, photo detectors for proximity and ambient light, a signal processing IC, and an 8- bit/ 16- bit ADC."/>
Vishay Intertechnology Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor Offers Long-Distance Proximity Detection to 1 Meter
Research Frontiers film-based SPD-Smart variable light transmission technology. At four different locations at InnoTrans, Research Frontiers licensee Vision Systems, and their customers and..."/>
Vision Systems and Their Customers and Strategic Partners Showcase an Impressive Array of Breakthrough SPD-SmartGlass Products at InnoTrans 2016
Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced that it has been recognized as the leading global financial technology provider in the 2016 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings Top 100. TCS earned the top position for the second consecutive year after maintaining a top-ten ranking for the past ten years. "We congratulate TCS for maintaining the..."/>
TCS Ranked Number One on the 2016 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings Top 100
Dell Technologies, today announced that Tom Sweet, Dell Technologies’ Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. PT/12: 00 p.m. A live webcast and a replay of the webcast will be available on Dell Technologies Investor Relations page at investors.delltechnologies.com. Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential..."/>
Dell Technologies to Present at Deutsche Bank 24th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference

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