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MAXIMUS, a leading provider of government services worldwide, will issue a press release with its financial results for the three and nine months ended June 30, 2016, at 6:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 4, 2016, and will host a conference call the same day at 9:00 a.m. The call can be accessed under the Investor Relations page of the Company’ s website or by calling:. For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay will be available through August 18, 2016."/>
MAXIMUS Schedules Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Conference Call
DST Systems, Inc. reported consolidated net income attributable to DST of $53.0 million for the second quarter 2016 compared to $107.5 million for the second quarter 2015. Net income attributable to DST for the six months ended June 30, 2016 was $111.1 million compared to $215.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015.. Income from continuing operations attributable to DST Systems, Inc. was $34.3 million for the second quarter 2016..."/>
DST Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Metalink Ltd., today announced that its Board of Directors has determined to halt, and not pursue at this stage, its previously announced plan to voluntary liquidate the Company. Following careful consideration of the matter in light of, among other things, the previously disclosed objection to the plan by one of its principal shareholders coupled with the need to approve the liquidation by shareholders holding at least 75% of all..."/>
Metalink To Halt Voluntary Liquidation Plan
Onvia, the leader in business-to-government commerce intelligence, today announced the availability of the Onvia State& Local Procurement Snapshot for Q2 2016. Each quarter, Onvia publishes this market analysis report to analyze nationwide state, local and educational government contracting activity by industry and level of government. The Q2 2016 edition of the report features market insights and advice from Michael Keating, Senior..."/>
Onvia's Quarterly Report: State & Local Government Contracts Flat in First Half of 2016
Monotype Announces Intent to Acquire Olapic
Violin Memory ®, Inc.,, a global pioneer of award-winning all flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, today announced the company has obtained Mirantis Certification for OpenStack Block Storage that will give businesses and service providers the ability to leverage Violin's Flash Storage Platform™ in both private and hybrid cloud computing environments. The company's commitment to use of cloud by the enterprise..."/>
Mirantis OpenStack Certification Enables Businesses With Private and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures to Utilize Violin Memory Flash Storage Platform
Implant Sciences Corporation, a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection solutions for Department of Homeland Security applications, today announced the extension of its secured credit agreements with DMRJ Group, LLC. Implant Sciences amended its credit arrangements with DMRJ Group LLC and Montsant Partners LLC to extend the maturity date of its obligations that were otherwise due on March 31, 2016 to October 31, 2016."/>
Implant Sciences Extends Credit Agreements
Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today introduced its offering of the VCE VxRail (TM) Appliance Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (TM) Mobility Solutions Framework, a new solution for the mid-market that links private cloud, public cloud and mobile device functionality. This enables Avnet's EMC partners in the U.S. to demonstrate a viable IT platform that organizations can adopt as a foundation for their own mobility service delivery..."/>
Avnet Introduces Mobility Solutions Framework Based on EMC Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite
EchoStar Corporation today announced that its subsidiary, Hughes Satellite Systems Corporation, placed an offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.250% Senior Secured Notes due 2026 at an issue price of 100.0% and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 6.625% Senior Notes due 2026 at an issue price of 100.0%. The net proceeds of the offering are intended to be used for capital expenditures, working capital and other general corporate..."/>
Hughes Satellite Systems Corporation Places Offering of $1.5 Billion in Senior Notes
Xerox's board of directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 7.75 cents per share on Xerox common stock. The dividend is payable on October 31, 2016 to shareholders of record on September 30, 2016.. The board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $20 per share on Xerox Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock."/>
Xerox Declares Dividend on Common and Preferred Stock
Comtech Telecommunications Corp announced on Wednesday that its Commercial Solutions segment has won a five-year contract with a potential value of approximately USD45.0m to provide a statewide Next Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Service IP Network in Washington state. Under this contract, Comtech will install and manage a statewide enterprise system based upon NENA NG9-1-1 compliant elements that include geo-spatial call routing and advanced reporting capabilities."/>
Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment awarded approximately USD45.0m contract to provide state-wide ESInet in Washington
Everi Holdings Inc., the casino gaming industry's single source provider of gaming products and payments solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Las Vegas legends Penn& Teller to develop a slot machine that perfectly captures the duo's unique magic and comedy experience that has entertained audiences for nearly 40 years. The new Penn& Teller slot machine will debut at the 2016 Global Gaming Expo, to be held on September 27-29 at the Sands Expo Center in..."/>
Everi to Bring the Award-Winning Magic and Comedy Experience of Penn & Teller to Casino Slot Floors - Everi
Unisys Corporation today announced that TravelSky has successfully cut over to the Unisys AirCore next-generation passenger system to streamline and modernise passenger sales and service applications for its airline clients. TravelSky is the leading provider of information technology solutions for China's air travel and tourism industry and provides the reservations, inventory and departure control systems used by China's air carriers."/>
TravelSky Migrates to Unisys AirCore to Modernise Airline Passenger Sales and Service for China's Airlines
Accenture has completed the first phase of an overhaul of premium German car manufacturer BMW's Chinese website, ensuring that the new design provides an optimized customer experience and meets a growing demand that BMW is seeing for mobile web usage in China. Accenture is supporting BMW globally to roll out a standard template for its local websites in the majority of countries and regions. In China, BMW wanted to ensure that any new design and functionality took into..."/>
Accenture Overhauls Chinese Website for Leading Global Carmaker
UKTV extends broadcast services contract with Ericsson
WEX Inc., a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced a new virtual payments agreement with global insurance technology provider Aquarium Software. Aquarium specializes in developing solutions for niche insurance sectors including pet, travel and gadget."/>
Aquarium Software and WEX Announce New Virtual Payments Agreement for Niche Insurance Payments
Accenture has completed the first phase of an overhaul of premium German car manufacturer BMW’ s Chinese website, ensuring that the new design provides an optimized customer experience and meets a growing demand that BMW is seeing for mobile web usage in China. Accenture is supporting BMW globally to roll out a standard template for its local websites in the majority of countries and regions. In China, BMW wanted to ensure that any new design and functionality took into..."/>
Accenture Overhauls Chinese Website for Leading Global Carmaker
Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. signed a supply contract for the first Flue Gas Desulfurization system in the West Balkans for Ugljevik Thermal Power Plant, located in the Republic of Srpska- one of the two constituent entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Flue Gas Desulphurization Construction Project for Ugljevik Thermal Power Plant was preceded under a Japanese ODA loan to reduce sulfur dioxide and particulates that pollute the air,..."/>
First Flue Gas Desulfurization System in the West Balkans Supplied for Ugljevik Thermal Power Plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Microsoft Corp.' s commercial cloud computing business, which also helped the company up its overall quarterly revenue to delight Wall Street. The results indicate that Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, is on the right track while phasing out some of the legacy decisions he inherited from former chief executive officer Steve Ballmer. The moves include getting rid of Nokia's..."/>
How cloud is paying dividends for Nadella's Microsoft [Mint, New Delhi]

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