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Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Concord Systems, Inc., a provider of technology for the high performance processing of data at scale, in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's existing platform data processing capabilities and augment the Company's product roadmap for supporting customers leveraging Internet of Things technologies. Data collection and..."/>
Akamai Acquires Data Processing Provider Concord Systems
Westell Technologies Inc, a provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure solutions, announced on Tuesday the appointment of Kirk R. Brannock as interim president and chief executive officer. Also, Dennis O. Harris, a director of the company since January 2010, has been appointed interim chairman of the board of directors. According to the company, Harris and Thomas P. Minichiello, Westell's senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary, will..."/>
Westell Technologies makes senior management changes
Mastercard payments, data and security solutions. NEW YORK, N.Y.-- Mastercard today makes it even easier for developers to create next-generation commerce solutions with the launch of Mastercard Developers. This single gateway enables Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of Application Programming Interfaces across payments, data and security."/>
Mastercard Accelerates the Pace of Commerce Innovation with Launch of Mastercard Developers
MasterCard Incorporated will release its third-quarter financial results. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in information for this call is 877-201-0168 and 647-788-4901, and the passcode is 89677548."/>
MasterCard Incorporated to Host Conference Call on Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results
WebMD Health said on Tuesday that its board of directors has appointed Blake DeSimone as senior vice president of Finance, as well as its chief financial officer. In the new positions, DeSimone succeeds Peter Anevski who is leaving the company. Prior to the promotion, DeSimone served as senior vice president of Finance at WebMD, which he joined in June 2015.."/>
WebMD names Blake DeSimone as CFO
NVIDIA and TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation group, today announced they are partnering to develop artificial intelligence to create a cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars. The work combines TomTom's extensive HD map coverage, which already spans more than 120,000 km of highways and freeways, with the NVIDIA DRIVE™ PX 2 computing platform. Together, the solution accelerates support for real-time in-vehicle..."/>
NVIDIA and TomTom Develop Mapping System for Self-Driving Cars
Motorola Solutions digital radio system helps the Zaruma Urcu Transportation Cooperative improve efficiency of its taxi operation and boosts satisfaction of more than 60,000 customers with faster, safer service. *The MOTOTRBOTM digital radio solution allowed operational savings thanks to applications making it possible to identify a user and assign a vehicle for the transportation service in less than eight seconds, among other benefits. EL ORO, Ecuador-- The deployment..."/>
Ecuadorian Transportation Cooperative Enters the Digital Era
Accenture has been named to the Top 10 on Working Mother's 100 Best Companies list, which spotlights organizations leading in areas such as women's advancement, inclusion and diversity and work-life programs. Accenture was recognized for its pioneering programs and benefits that help parents manage the demands of family and work. This includes recently enhanced benefits for new parents, such as the ability to work locally for one year following their return from the..."/>
Accenture Named a Top 10 Company for Working Mothers; Company surpasses goal to reach 40 percent women hires by 2017
Global Sources is set to feature an expanded Startup Launchpad pavilion at the 2016 fall electronics show. Now in its second year, Startup Launchpad is a conference program and pavilion integrated within both phases of the Global Sources Electronics show. Attendees will see the latest tech products from emerging hardware startups who are looking for distributors and retailers."/>
Global Sources presents Asia's largest consumer electronics hardware startup event
MasterCard Incorporated will release its third-quarter financial results. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in information for this call is 877-201-0168 and 647-788-4901, and the passcode is 89677548."/>
MasterCard Incorporated to Host Conference Call on Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Accenture has released an enhanced version of the Accenture Cloud Platform, designed to help organizations reduce costs associated with cloud implementations, such as migrating to cloud, modernization of cloud applications, and ongoing management of cloud infrastructure. New cloud economics capabilities enable enterprises of all sizes take greater advantage of the flexibility offered by an as-a-Service operating model, where IT and business services are..."/>
Accenture Releases New Capabilities for Accenture Cloud Platform; Latest release includes new capacity for clients to optimize multi-cloud costs and new capabilities to drive smoother transition of IaaS and PaaS workloads to Microsoft Azure
Mastercard payments, data and security solutions. NEW YORK---- Mastercard today makes it even easier for developers to create next-generation commerce solutions with the launch of Mastercard Developers. This single gateway enables Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of Application Programming Interfaces across payments, data and security."/>
Mastercard Accelerates the Pace of Commerce Innovation with Launch of Mastercard Developers
BIMobject AB today announces that HCN Group AB has purchased 260 000 shares at 28,61 SEK, outside of the stock exchange, from the founder Stefan Larssons company Procedural Labs AB. After the transaction Procedural Labs AB owns 4 160 250 shares which represents approximately 19% of the total shares in BIMobject AB. Stefan Larsson owns 100% of Procedural Labs AB."/>
HCN Group increase its shareholding in BIMobject AB
Global Sources will be launching its 2016 fall trade show series at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo from Oct. 11 to 29, 2016. Thousands of electronics, gifts and home, and fashion exhibitors are expected to showcase their hottest products at more than 8,500 booths across three shows:. Global Sources Electronics Global Sources Gifts& Home Global Sources Fashion."/>
Global Sources 2016 fall trade shows in Hong Kong to feature more than 8,500 booths of electronics, gifts, home and fashion items
SAP SE. PLAT.ONE' s IoT platform enables the rapid development and scalable management of enterprise IoT environments, including connected products, smart cities, connected transport and smart manufacturing. John Bates, CEO of PLAT.ONE, said, "It's a great testimony to the PLAT.ONE team and technology that SAP selected..."/>
PLAT.ONE Announces Acquisition by SAP
SAP SE today announced investment plans of €2 billion over five years to help business and government entities benefit from the proliferation of sensors, smart devices and Big Data that is transforming business with the Internet of Things. SAP plans to accelerate innovation in its IoT solution portfolio, increase sales and marketing, scale service, support and co-innovation, and grow its ecosystem of partners and startups in the..."/>
SAP® IoT Connects the World to Enable Live Business
Facebook friends when he was practicing in hopes of landing a spot on the popular Food Network show "Chopped." The Frederick resident asked his Facebook friends to send a note with three to four ingredients to use to make an..."/>
Cooks vs. Cons: Local chef wins Food Network competition [The Frederick News-Post, Md.]

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