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Leidos, a science and technology solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command to provide technical solutions in support of the Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program Office. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a two-year base period of performance, two option years, and a total programmatic contract ceiling of approximately $480 million..."/>
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Awards Leidos Prime Contract
Intel Corporation on Thursday announced the declaration by its board of directors of a quarterly dividend of USD0.26 per share, or USD1.04 per share on an annual basis, on the company's common stock. This dividend pay out will be made on 1 December 2016, to stockholders of record on 7 November 2016.. Intel Corporation designs, manufactures and sells computer components and related products."/>
Intel’s board declares USD0.26 per share quarterly cash dividend
Lalamove goes into food delivery [Bangkok Post, Thailand]
Apple geeks tomorrow. Along with the scheduled release of iPhone 7 models and the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple is debuting its latest retail store at Ridgedale Center. The mall had an Apple store before, but it moved to a new location, and has an updated look and feel."/>
BRIEF: Apple's Ridgedale store reopens tomorrow in new spot [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.]
Ecolab in the advanced-manufacturing category."/>
BRIEF: Minnesota High Tech Association announces Tekne Award finalists [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.]
MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 9/16
Sonic Drive-In in Rhode Island last year, I wasn't sure if it would last. I remembered the lines that wrapped around Krispy Kreme's first doughnut shop in the state when it opened in 2003 in Cranston. But the novelty of the warm, sticky-sweet doughnuts soon wore off, and customers drifted back to Dunkin' Donuts for their coffee."/>
The Providence Journal, R.I., John Kostrzewa column [The Providence Journal, R.I.]
Oracle Corporation today announced fiscal 2017 Q1 results. Total Revenues were $8.6 billion, up 2% in U.S. dollars and up 3% in constant currency. Cloud plus On-Premise Software Revenues were $6.8 billion, up 5% in U.S. dollars and up 6% in constant currency."/>
Q1 FY17 GAAP SAAS AND PAAS REVENUES WERE UP 77%, AND UP 79% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY
Avast Extends Its Tender Offer
Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire OCTO Technology to Expand Digital Capabilities in France. -Founder CEO, OCTO partners and Financire Arbevel intend to sell their 47.4 percent shareholding in OCTO to Accenture. -Supervisory Board of OCTO unanimously supports the transaction."/>
Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire OCTO Technology to Expand Digital Capabilities in France
Lifestyle Communities broke ground Thursday on a 128- unit luxury apartment complex for seniors that's beside the Maine Turnpike and across from the Maine Mall. The $34 million Sable Lodge is being built at 74 Running Hill Road, said Kelly Jo Hinrichs, Resort Lifestyle Communities' spokeswoman. The 10- acre site is next to the Fairchild Semiconductor plant and a long tee shot from the Sable Oaks Golf Club."/>
BRIEF: Nebraska company starts building luxury 55-plus complex near Maine Mall [Portland Press Herald, Maine]
Siemens AG, the 165- year-old global engineering and technology giant that reported a revenue of E75.6 billion in fiscal 2015. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, the 46- year-old member of the managing board, head of human resources, people and leadership, and chief diversity officer of Siemens,..."/>
India is among the top 5 in terms of Siemens's people and growth: Janina Kugel [Mint, New Delhi]
Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich achieved a 1 Terabit-per-second transmission rate over optical fiber Probabilistic Constellation Shaping provides greater flexibility and performance to enable optical networks to operate closer to the Shannon limit to meet growing consumer and business data demands Breakthrough will allow telecommunication operators and..."/>
Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs and Technical University of Munich achieve speeds of 1 Tb per second in groundbreaking optical technology trial
Telenor ASA today announces that the underwriters have priced its offering of 142,500,000 VimpelCom Ltd. American Depositary Shares in the United States at a public offering price of USD 3.50 per ADS, resulting in net proceeds to Telenor of USD 486,281,250.. Telenor has also granted the underwriters a 30- day option from today to purchase up to 21,375,000 additional ADSs at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The offering is expected to..."/>
Telenor announces pricing of its offering of VimpelCom ADSs
Red Hat to open Fort Point office. Raleigh, N.C.-based open source software company Red Hat Inc. confirmed yesterday that it has signed a lease to open a 40,000- square-foot location at 300 A St. in South Boston's Fort Point neighborhood. The new facility, which will have 100 to 150 employees, will be the first East Coast location for Red Hat Open Innovation Labs, with an executive briefing center and an engineering lab."/>
Boston Herald The Ticker column [Boston Herald]
Bharat Bill: pay bills anytime, anywhere [Mint, New Delhi]
Traffic jam [Mint, New Delhi]

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