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Oracle OpenWorld-- Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison today demonstrated that Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud. In his keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco's Moscone Center, Ellison shared detailed analysis that showed that Oracle Database-as-a-Service is up to 105 X faster for Analytics workloads, 35 X faster for..."/>
Oracle Beats Amazon Web Services in Head-to-Head Cloud Database Comparison
Rocket Fuel, a leading programmatic marketing platform provider, today announced that it granted an equity award to its new Senior Vice President, Engineering on September 19, 2016, under its 2016 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan. The Plan was originally adopted by the board of directors of the company effective March 4, 2016 in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635 (c). The company granted a nonstatutory stock option to purchase up to 325,000 shares..."/>
Rocket Fuel Grants Equity Award Under Its 2016 Inducement Equity Incentive Plan
Calian Group Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract renewal valued at $15 million by the Department of National Defence for the provision of courseware production support to the Army Learning Support Centre located in Gagetown, New Brunswick with a contract term running from October 2016 until March 2019.. Calian and its subcontractors have been providing e-learning services to ALSC since 2007. This contract augments ALSC's e-learning production..."/>
Calian Wins Renewal of a DND e-Learning Contract Valued at $15 Million
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced today the launch of a new EFI™ Fiery ® digital front end for the Kyocera ® TASKalfa ® MFP lineup targeted to busy office workgroups.. “Kyocera’ s TASKalfa MFPs help streamline workflow while delivering exceptional color and image quality for the office environment,” said Douglas Cole, Director of Product Marketing, Corporate Marketing Division for KYOCERA Document Solutions America.“ We are pleased to work with..."/>
EFI Announces New Fiery Digital Front End Driving Kyocera TASKalfa MFPs
Zaio Corporation today announced that ValVets Appraisal Management, a proposed division of Zaio, has been awarded a prime task order Blanket Purchase Agreement by a non-Government Sponsored Entity Federal Agency, that maintains over 1 million loans, to provide a Turnkey Nationwide Appraisal and related technical support."/>
ValVets Appraisal Management, A Proposed Zaio Company, Awarded Nationwide Appraisal Contract with U.S. Federal Agency
CommScope Holding Company, Inc. has announced the sale of 10 million shares of its common stock on an underwritten basis by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group. In addition, the underwriter will have an option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional shares from Carlyle. CommScope will not receive any of the proceeds from the offering of shares by Carlyle."/>
CommScope Announces Sale of 10 Million Shares of Common Stock by Affiliate of The Carlyle Group
SunPower Corp is purchasing Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer AU Optronics' portion of the two companies' joint venture which manufactures solar cells at an 800 mw fabrication facility in Melaka, Malaysia, the company said. Under the stock purchase agreement, SunPower will pay AUO USD 170 m over the next four years. SunPower has also signed a supply agreement with AUO for 100 mw of SunPower's E-series..."/>
SunPower Acquires AUO's Stake in Malaysian Solar Cell Manufacturing JV for USD 170m
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of critical systems and subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, medical, energy and research industries, today announced Jim Scholhamer, Chief Executive Officer and Sheri Brumm, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in the Dougherty& Company 2016 Institutional Investor Conference being held Wednesday, September 28, 2016..."/>
Ultra Clean to Participate in the Dougherty & Company 2016 Institutional Investor Conference
Imation Corp. today announced that on September 14, 2016, the Company received a written notice from NYSE Regulation stating that the Company is not in compliance with the continued listing standards set forth in Section 802.01 C of the Listed Company Manual of the New York Stock Exchange, which requires the average closing price of the Company's common stock to be not less than $1.00 over a consecutive 30 trading-day period."/>
Imation Corp. Receives Notice from NYSE Regarding Continued Listing Standards
Ciber, Inc.' s business in Sweden, the company said. Ciber Sweden includes 31 employees that will transition to Bouvet upon closing, which pending regulatory consideration, is expected to occur in September 2016.. Bouvet is a Scandinavian consultancy with 1030 employees, which delivers advisory, and development services..."/>
Bouvet Stockholm Acquires IT Firm Ciber’s Sweden Business
Infoblox Inc. has agreed to be acquired by US-based software-focused private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, the company said. The transaction values Infoblox at approximately USD 1.6 bn. The agreement was unanimously approved by Infoblox's board of directors."/>
Network Control Specialist Infoblox Agrees to USD 1.6bn Vista Equity Buyout
Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share, reflecting a 3 cent or 8 percent increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend is payable December 8, 2016 to shareholders of record on November 17, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be November 15, 2016.."/>
Microsoft Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase and Share Repurchase Program
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Chicago-based 4C raises $26 million Series C round [Blue Sky, Chicago]
Apple iPhone 7 mobile phones that currently exist in Iran will not be registered on the country's cellular network because they are all smuggled, said head of Telecommunication Devices Association Qolamhossein Karimi. He noted that while iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are available in the international market for $649 and $760 respectively, they are sold for $2000 and $2500 in Iran, Mehr news agency reported September 19.. On September 20, spokesman on..."/>
BRIEF: Iran not registering iPhone 7 on its cellular network [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan]
Nokia's commercial 5 G-ready AirScale radio platform Nokia and T-Mobile also collaborate on 5 G demonstrations, highlighting LTE-Advanced technologies used for 5 G including high order MIMO Joint 5 G demonstration development showcases how industries will benefit from increased speed and low latency communications. SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2016-- Nokia and T-Mobile US, Inc. continue to expand their..."/>
Nokia and T-Mobile showcase the real potential of 5G through network testing and applications
Allergan CEO Brent Saunders said in an interview with Bloomberg that the deal between Teva and Mylan was liable to lead to destruction of value simply because it was a hostile deal, and that there was too great an overlap between the two companies. Saunders saw himself as an expert in this area: Actavis acted as a white knight for Allergan..."/>
Allergan CEO: We'll cooperate with Teva on selling our stake [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. reports a surge in ransomware and malware attacks in August. The company revealed details about the most prevalent malware families attacking organizations' networks last month. Check Point found that during August the number of active ransomware families grew by 12% while detected attempted ransomware attacks rose by 30%."/>
Check Point reports surge in ransomware and malware [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
SunPower Corp.' s 49 percent stake in its 102- megawatt Henrietta solar project for $134 million. "Our acquisition of SunPower's 49 percent minority interest in Henrietta further re-enforces our long-term strategy of adding high quality solar projects from our sponsors, with investment grade off-takers, to our portfolio," said Chuck Boynton, CEO of 8..."/>
8point3 Energy Partners Enter Into Agreement to Acquire 49 Percent Stake in 102-MW Henrietta Solar Project
Airgain, Inc., a leading provider of embedded antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking, today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results Sales increased 63% to $9.9 million from $6.1 million in the same year-ago period. The increase was primarily driven by an increase in product sales."/>
Airgain Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
Adobe today reported financial results for its third quarter fiscal year 2016 ended Sept. 2, 2016.. Adobe achieved record quarterly revenue of $1.46 billion, representing year-over-year growth of 20 percent. Diluted earnings per share were $0.54 on a GAAP-basis, and $0.75 on a non-GAAP basis. Digital Media segment revenue was a record $990 million, with Creative revenue growing 39 percent..."/>
Adobe Reports Record Revenue
Ellie Mae Experience 2017. PLEASANTON, Calif.---- Ellie Mae ®, a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Awards, given each year to mortgage companies and partners that have distinguished themselves in their use of Ellie Mae technology."/>
Ellie Mae Now Accepting Nominations for Ellie Mae Hall of Fame
NetApp will host technology sessions in conjunction with the 2016 NetApp ® Insight ® conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 27, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time. NetApp participants include George Kurian, chief executive officer; Dave Hitz, executive vice president and founder; Dave Wright, vice president and general manager, SolidFire; Mark Bregman, senior vice president, chief technical officer; Brendon Howe, senior vice..."/>
NetApp Hosts Technology Sessions at 2016 Insight Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing on-demand access to scientific, technical and medical information for life science companies, academic institutions, and other research intensive organizations, reported financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2016. All quarterly comparisons are to the same year-ago quarter. As of this reporting period, the company will begin to report its Article..."/>
Research Solutions Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016

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