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Accenture’ s Health Experience Platform– a Salesforce Fullforce Solution– leverages cloud, mobile, social, IoT and data science technologies to accelerate business transformation. SAN FRANCISCO---- Accenture has introduced the Accenture Health Experience Platform, a suite of intelligent, cloud-based services designed to help health insurers deliver seamless customer experiences and increase long-term growth. This Smart News Release features multimedia."/>
Accenture Launches Offering to Help Health Insurers Enhance the Customer Experience and Deliver Long-Term Growth
NCI Inc, a provider of information technology and professional services and solutions to US Federal Government agencies, announced on Tuesday the award of a firm-fixed-price task order valued at USD11m to provide IT services in support of the US Army's Southeast Regional Network Enterprise Centre at Fort Stewart, Georgia. This award consists of a one-year base and one 12- month option period. Reportedly, the award was made under NCI's ITES-2S contract."/>
NCI announces USD11m task order award under US Army network campaign plan
BlackBerry Limited, a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, announced an agreement with newly formed joint venture PT BB Merah Putih to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of handsets for the Indonesian market. This partnership accelerates BlackBerry's overall focus on driving software growth, specifically developing and licensing device software offerings,..."/>
BlackBerry Announces First Major Device Software Licensing Agreement With Joint Venture PT BB Merah Putih
BlackBerry Limited today announced the appointment of Steven Capelli as Chief Financial Officer. Capelli brings 25 years of executive experience in the software and technology industry with a strong track record for driving profitable growth and increased operational efficiencies across business and corporate functions. "I am pleased to welcome Steve Capelli as our new Chief Financial Officer," said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of..."/>
BlackBerry Announces Appointment of Steven Capelli as Chief Financial Officer
Care.com, the world’ s largest online marketplace for finding and managing care, released the Care Index, which offers a first-of-its-kind series of insights into the cost, quality, and availability of child care in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Highlights from the Index, which is a data and..."/>
New America and Care.com Unveil Index Measuring U.S. Child Care by Cost, Quality, and Availability
BlackBerry Limited, a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, today reported financial results for the three months ended August 31, 2016. --Non-GAAP total revenue of $352 million; GAAP revenue of $334 million-- Non-GAAP software and services revenue of $156 million; GAAP software and services revenue of $138 million-- Eleventh consecutive quarter of positive adjusted EBITDA-- Breakeven non-GAAP earnings per share;..."/>
BlackBerry Reports 89% Year Over Year Growth in GAAP Software and Services Revenue for Q2 Fiscal 2017; Company Announces New Strategic Direction for Mobility Solutions
Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded US $3.5 million funding from Australian Renewable Energy Agency for two of its solar power projects, totaling 47 MWp in Australia. The two solar power projects, located in Longreach and Oakey, Queensland, are 17 MWp and 30 MWp each in size. With the 20- year government-backed Contract for Difference in place, we plan to start the..."/>
Canadian Solar Wins ARENA Funding for 47MWp Solar Power Projects in Australia
Accenture will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Sept. 29, to discuss its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call. To participate, please dial +1 230-1092 approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the call."/>
Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Sept. 29, to Discuss Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results
Leidos has won a prime contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to research and develop multi-disciplinary methods that provide accurate and timely cyberattack forecasts under the Cyberattack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment program. The cost plus fixed fee contract has an initial 18- month base period of performance with two one-year options. If all options are exercised, Leidos' contract is..."/>
Leidos Wins IARPA R&D Contract To Anticipate Cyberattacks Using Novel Sensors
Science Applications International Corp announced on Tuesday the award of a task order by The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre Pacific to provide technical engineering and installation services to support a new Command and Control Facility for the US Air Force. This single-award task order, awarded under Naval Sea System Command's SeaPort-e contract vehicle, has a one-year period of performance, three one-year options, and a total award value of over USD47m."/>
SAIC announces USD47m contract award by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre (SSC) Pacific
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

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